Ka’anapali Resort

2290 Kaanapali Pkwy,

Lahaina, Hawaii (Maui) 96761

  • Office

    +1 (866) 454 4653 (toll free)
  • Pro shop

    +1 (808) 661 3961
  • Fax

    +1 (808) 661 0203
  • Golf pro

    Sutee Nitakorn (PGA Head Golf Professional) / David Havens (PGA Director of Instruction).

About the course

  • The Course:

    18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland. Gently undulating terrain - a few slopes to climb.

  • Surroundings:

    Woodland, open countryside and limited residential.

  • Designer:

    Original 18-hole layout designed by Arthur Jack Snyder (1976) with later alterations by Robin Nelson.
Back
tees
Club
tees
Front
tees
Yards
6388
5563
4522
Par
70
70
70
SSS or slope
70.7
67.1
66.2

At the same location:

Above distances are for the Ka'anapali Kai course. Also at Ka'anapali is the 18-hole Royal Ka’anapali course (par-71; 6700 yds from back tees).

Location

Latitude:

20.916839

Longitude:

-156.691539

How to get there:

4 mi S of Napili-Honokowai / 25 mi W of Kahului.

Ka’anapali Resort (Ka’anapali Kai course)

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.

Est. 1976

Ka’anapali Resort (Ka’anapali Kai course): The Ka’anapali Kai and Royal Ka'anapali courses are two well-rated and pleasantly testing resort-style layouts. Both courses offer scenic ocean and inland mountain views, although both are predominantly set back from the ocean behind the plentiful resort accommodations. Only the long par-4 5th on the Royal course serves-up a true oceanside hole (overlooking May's Beach).

The out-and-back Kai course is a tree-lined and open parkland course that should not disappoint, with many attractive features and several excellent holes to enjoy. Natural canals, gulches and lava rock boundaries all feature in the design, not least on the closing stretch of four par-4s, with a good-width canal to be crossed in front of the 16th and 18th greens. Landscaped with native flowers, including hibiscus, bougainvillea and plumeria, as well as Norfolk Pines and coconut trees lining the fairways, the layout offers plenty of golfing challenge in a well-crafted design.

Stay & Play at Ka'anapali: luxury onsite accommodation available, see Where2Stay section below.
List of courses: Hawaii - Maui & Lanai

Visitors

Who can play and when?

Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.

Must book in advance.

Green fees

Visitor fee, 18-holes, peak rate in high season: $205. Golf cart included. Resort guests: $139.
Credit cards accepted. Contact club for full details, discounts, Stay&Play packages, etc. [Last updated: 2018].

Practice facilities

Good

Did you know?

In ancient times Kaanapali, which means "rolling cliffs" in Hawaiian, was a royal retreat for the rulers of Maui. They delighted in the perfect three-mile stretch of white sand beach, the gentle waves, warm sunny days and the inspiring backdrop of the majestic West Maui Mountains. Today the beach is skirted by a boardwalk, condos, hotels, iconic black cliffs and a retail village.

Where2Stay

  • The Westin Maui Resort & Spa4-star

    2365 Ka'anapali Parkway, Maui, HI 96761

    +1 (808) 667 2525

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    The Westin Maui Resort & Spa on Ka’anapali Beach is a perfect island resort for an inspiring vacation. The resort offers a beachfront setting, aquatic playground with five pools and tropical gardens, oceanfront restaurants, spa, golfing and watersport adventures.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      Royal Ka'anapali and Ka’anapali Kai courses.

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      No

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Kapalua; Kahili.

  • Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa4-star

    200 Nohea Kai Drive, Lahaina, Hawaii 96761

    +1 (808) 661 1234

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    The 806-guestroom Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa is surrounded by 40 lush, beachfront acres. Here you can enjoy the resort's water playground, pamper yourself at the spa, play championship golf and tennis, snorkel at Black Rock and ride the Pacific Ocean waves.
    • Golf at this hotel:

      Royal Ka'anapali and Ka’anapali Kai courses.

    • Golf within 5 miles:

      No

    • Golf within 20 miles:

      Kapalua; Kahili.

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