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Princeville Makai Golf Club

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Address: 4080 Lei O Papa Rd, Princeville at Hanalei, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722
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The Top Golf Experience on Kauai; Our 27-hole Golf Facility was designed by...

The Top Golf Experience on Kauai; Our 27-hole Golf Facility was designed by Mr. Robert Trent Jones Jr.-in the late 1960s. We recently went through an extensive renovation to 18 (Oceans & Lakes Nines) of our 27 holes (Woods Is Still Open But Was Not Renovated). The new 18 was opened in January of 2010 and is now know as the Makai Course. The new and improved championship Makai course is a breath taking par-72 at over 7,200 yards. We proudly boast some of the most epic ocean/mountain views Hawaii golf has to offer.

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Sunset golf cart tour

This is a fun, easy and relaxing way to see the sunset. You rent a golf cart and the staff takes you to the beginning of the tour and explains how things work to you. Then they... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 January 2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This is a fun, easy and relaxing way to see the sunset. You rent a golf cart and the staff takes you to the beginning of the tour and explains how things work to you. Then they take a quick picture of you with the mountains as your backdrop and off you go. The views from the final stop are... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

we visit our friends for their wedding in makai golf club . what a beautiful golf course and people that works here is very friendly , we have a fabulous time here . We play almost everyday that we stay in princeville . My husband and I will definitely coming back here again

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

4 of us recently did 18 holes here. The course is in great shape and very forgiving for average golfers. The views over the ocean and the mountains in the back drop are top in the world. It's fairly expensive with a cart but very worthwhile. Staff is very friendly. Overall , loved it!

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Northbrook, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

The golf course seemed friendly to all abilities (I am a 16 handicapper and played from the 6100 yard tees). A few of the holes (I am thinking of 2, 3, 7, and 14) were gorgeous. I had a problem with my cart's GPS and a staff person quickly came out and helped me with it. You could place a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

I played Makai twice when my wife and I were in Kauai. The views are amazing no matter where you look. The course is also in very good condition and playable for any skill level. There are several ocean holes and even those that aren't are still great. I think the price is pretty reasonable for a resort course in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Makai is one of the most beautiful golf courses in the world. The golf pro, Andrew, offers lessons and clinics. I was lucky to be the only person at the chipping and putting clinic, which cost $10. It was like a private lesson, and well worth it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

According to Golf Digest, the Makai Princeville Golf Club is ranked as one of the best 100 golf courses in North America. Although I haven't played most of the top 100, this course was great and the staff even better. I think it should be ranked in the top 10. Andrew gave a nice lesson which had me not thinking... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

A small group of us were looking for a unique and different way to experience Kauai's beautiful sunsets. This is the way to do it! The course is beautifully manicured, the carts are fully equipped and the views are spectacular. It was a blast for our group, but can be a perfect romantic evening as well for a couple.

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MakaiPro, Manager at Princeville Makai Golf Club, responded to this review

Aloha Kevin A, Mahalo for your "Golf Cart Sunset - MUST DO!" review! We are so pleased that you and your group had such a wonderful time on our "Top 5 Most Spectacular Golf Course Setting" during the non-golf Sunset Golf Cart Tour experience! Please be sure to let all of your friends and family know where they can rent... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

We played 2 rounds at Makai and loved the course for its immaculate maintenance and its spectacular layout. If you come to Kauai to golf this is the course you want to play.

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MakaiPro, Manager at Princeville Makai Golf Club, responded to this review

Aloha Ashley P, Mahalo for your "First Rate Golf Experience" review of the Princeville Makai Golf Club! All of our team members from the Maintenance Team to the Golf Shop Staff put in the time to enjoy feedback such as yours! Please be sure to visit our property again next time you are on the North Shore of Kauai and... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Very expensive, but we paid to play with ocean views. The views did not disappoint. We did not know until after we paid that the full course was "cart path only" due to recent rain. Knowing this ahead of time would have been nice. This makes the cart a liability rather than an aid. This slows down play; walking would... More 

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MakaiPro, Manager at Princeville Makai Golf Club, responded to this review

Aloha Bobo L, Mahalo for your review of the Princeville Makai Golf Club. My team and I are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed the 5 spectacular ocean view golf holes we boast on the Makai Course along with your company during your recent round you played with us on the North Shore of Kauai. But, we are also... More 

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