Top 5 Golf Resorts In Kauai, Hawaii - Updated 2024

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For travelers who want to marvel at picturesque land and seascapes, experience unique culture and arts, and taste unforgettable flavors, Kauai, Hawaii, is a must-visit destination. The island is known for its lush tropical rainforest. Also called the “Garden Isle,” there is no shortage of activities on this northernmost of the Hawaiian Islands. From hiking and visiting cultural landmarks to surfing, kayaking, and snorkeling, you will certainly not run out of things to do. Another attraction of the island is its internationally recognized stretches of golf courses by the ocean. What a way to enjoy the captivating sceneries, right?

Already convinced to make it your next getaway destination? Read on to find out about the top golf resorts in Kauai, Hawaii, curated by us.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to golf course. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on March 23, 2024.

1. Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa; Koloa (from USD 1229)

Nestled where the ocean meets the land, Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa features an astonishing view of both Pacific Ocean and the lush greeneries of the mountains. Lots of natural light fill every room in this resort through the massive balconies from where you can see relaxing sights.

The resort also has its own spa, a garden, and multi-level outdoor pools. Golf enthusiasts can book their tee time at Poipu Bay Golf Course, home to 18 challenging holes and one of the most highly acclaimed resort courses in Pacific Ocean. You can access the course along with a wide range of other amenities by paying an extra 40 USD per night.

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Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 1571 Poipu Road
31.9 km (19.9 mi) from Waimea Canyon State Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Sauna

2. 1 Hotel Hanalei Bay; Princeville (from USD 1099)

Situated along Kauai’s stunning northern shore, 1 Hotel Hanalei Bay is the embodiment of world-class luxury. This 5-star resort puts great emphasis on wellness, hence the relaxing yet elegantly designed rooms, delectable dishes sourced sustainably, and the different activities guests can try to improve their well-being holistically.

You can also spend your time on the nearby courses at Princeville Makai Golf Club, an internationally renowned 18-hole championship course. Guests at 1 Hotel Hanalei Bay are automatically eligible for discounted fees for using the course, as well as preferred tee times. The recently renovated course is surrounded by breathtaking views of the mountains and the sea, leaving every guest in awe.

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1 Hotel Hanalei Bay

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 5520 Ka Haku Road
23.93 km (14.9 mi) from Waimea Canyon State Park

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre

3. Marriott's Kaua'i Beach Club; Lihue (from USD 447)

Marriott’s Kaua'i Beach Club boasts not only easy access to the beautiful Kalapaki Beach but also outstanding resort amenities including the 26,000-square-foot (2,415-square-meter) outdoor pool. Each room in this luxury resort was thoughtfully designed for guests to rest well. The resort is also home to various restaurants catering to every guest’s cravings.

Hokuala Golf Club is also located onsite for your tee time. Home to one of the world’s 12 most beautiful courses according to MSN Travel, the Ocean Course here is the longest stretch of oceanfront golf course in Hawaii.

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Marriott's Kaua'i Beach Club

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 3610 Rice Street
34.76 km (21.6 mi) from Waimea Canyon State Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km)

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4. The Cliffs at Princeville; Princeville (from USD 289)

The Cliffs at Princeville grants its guests the irresistible beauty of Kauai’s North Shore. Guests can marvel at the incredible view of the ocean while relaxing in the loungers by the cliff. On top of that, the resort is also known for its sustainable practices, ranking first among more than 2,500 resorts in North America.

Rooms here are decorated to ensure comfort for every single guest. An outdoor pool is available and visiting food trucks also allow guests to taste fresh goods from local farmers. Those who want to up their golf game should opt for the Discover Princeville package which includes two rounds of golf at Princeville Makai Golf Club, a sunset golf cart tour of the course for two, and golfing gear for an added charge.

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The Cliffs at Princeville

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: 3811 Edward Road
25.55 km (15.9 mi) from Waimea Canyon State Park

Parking Tennis court Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Non-smoking rooms Business centre Facilities for disabled guests

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5. Timbers Kauai Ocean Club & Residences; Lihue (from USD 1495)

Timbers Kauai Ocean Club & Residences is a luxurious hotel overlooking the beautiful Kalapaki Beach. Spacious rooms, an infinity pool, spa services, and mouthwatering dishes - this hotel has it all. Plus, there is a wide range of adventures and recreational activities to be enjoyed.

To top that, the hotel features a spectacular Ocean Course with an impeccable view of the ocean. It is the only Jack Nicklaus course on the island. The professional Hōkūala Teaching Center also offers lessons for beginners who wish to improve their game.

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Timbers Kauai Ocean Club & Residences

Wifi Available

Address: 3770 Ala'oli Way
35.45 km (22.1 mi) from Waimea Canyon State Park

Parking Restaurant Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace

Explore Kauai, the 'Garden Isle'

This northernmost island of the Hawaiian Islands boasts award-winning ocean courses, perfect for golf players of all levels. With its verdant mountains and beautiful beaches, Kauai really lives up to its name. Make sure to book a stay at one of these top golf resorts in Kauai, Hawaii, to make the most out of your trip!

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