If you are hoping to play a few rounds of golf on your next vacation to Hawaii, then consider a trip to Maui. Maui is home to a number of championship courses, including the Wailea Gold course in South Maui and the Royal Kaanapali course in West Maui. You will find a number of resorts in Maui offering either golf packages or discounted rates to nearby golf courses.
Practice your golf game in Maui.
Makena Beach & Golf Resort
The Makena Beach and Golf Resort is located in Makena, in south Maui. Facilities at the resort include a swimming pool and two hot tubs. The beach that Makena Resort fronts offers fantastic views of the offshore island, Molokini Crater, and is an excellent spot to whale watch. Room amenities include a mini-refrigerator with bottled water and biscotti, Kona coffee and high-speed Internet access. Free valet parking is also available, unlike most other resorts that charge a parking fee. The resort has five on-site dining options. If you happen to be visiting on a Sunday, consider trying the Sunday Brunch, which is considered one of the best on Maui. The resort has two on-site golf courses. Both are 18-hole championship courses, and you can also find a pro shop. Makena Resort offers a Daily Unlimited Golf Challenge package on the Makena North course. If one of you would rather do something else than play golf, the resort will also extend a credit toward other activities such as massage treatments.<br /><br />Makena Beach & Golf Resort<br />5415 Makena Alanui<br />Kihei, HI 96753-8442<br />808-891-4000<br />makenaresortmaui.com
Four Seasons Wailea
The Four Seasons is another south Maui resort, located in Wailea. The resort features 380 rooms, all of which are U-shaped so that you get excellent views of the ocean. Room amenities include a deep soaking tub and high-speed Internet access. There are three on-site restaurants, including Spago, a AAA Four Diamond restaurant. The spa has 13 treatment rooms, and you will also find tennis courts and a 4,000-square-foot pool. Golf is available at the nearby Wailea Golf Club. The club has three courses, and has played host to the LPGA Skins Game. The Wailea Golf Club offers discounted rates to guests of the Four Seasons. Simply contact the activities desk to take advantage of these rates. In addition, Wailea Golf Club offers the opportunity for guests to bill any charges to their guest room.<br /><br />Four Seasons Wailea<br />3900 Wailea Alanui Drive<br />Maui, HI 96753<br />808-874-8000<br />fourseasons.com?
Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa
The Sheraton Maui Resort is a popular west Maui resort that offers golf packages to nearby Kaanapali Golf Resort. The Sheraton is the oldest hotel in Kaanapali. There are two on-site restaurants at the resort as well as a full-service day spa. The resort offers the Sunsational Golf Package, which consists of five nights accommodation, four rounds of golf at the Kaanapali Golf Resort, unlimited same-day golf (if there is space available) and a daily buffet breakfast for two. The Kaanapali Golf Resort features two courses, the Royal Kaanapali and the Kaanapali Kai. Both courses are 18 holes. The Royal Kaanapali course is a championship course, which once hosted the Wendy’s Skins Game.<br /><br />Sheraton Maui Resort & Spa<br />2605 Kaanapali Parkway<br />Lahaina, HI 96761<br />808-661-0031<br />starwoodhotels.com?
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