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Kaanapali Golf Courses

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Address: 2290 Kaanapali Pkwy, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1911
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+1 808-661-3691
6:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 6:00 pm

World-class golfing at the heart of Kaanapali Beach Resort, is home to the...

World-class golfing at the heart of Kaanapali Beach Resort, is home to the Senior PGA Tour EMC Kaanapali Classic.

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Enjoyed my play on the Kai Course. Wide fairways are very forgiving and only donated a few balls to the golf gods. Less expensive than the Royal but views are not as nice either... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Calgary, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I usually play on the big island and play courses like Mauna Kea and Happuna which are head and heels about this course for around 90-100 a round with a package of multiple rounds. These courses are $439.00 for 3 rounds. If you want to book them individually they are also pricey. If you want to pay the regular rate... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed my play on the Kai Course. Wide fairways are very forgiving and only donated a few balls to the golf gods. Less expensive than the Royal but views are not as nice either, nice to play both if you have the time. I did have some scheduling issues but the staff was able to resolve it.

Thank Jfeil
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Played here three times in the last 3 weeks. First time was a tournament and it was great. Second and third times the Tee time was screwed up. Waiting and waiting although I was there on time. $65 for a 6 year old to accompany me was just nasty. Staff didn't seem to care about anything. Much different than last... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the teenagers out with us for a round of golf on Maui. The Kaanapali Kai course was fun to golf, but it wasn't cheap. I guess that's true of most golf on Maui. The course is really nice with wide fairways and lots of challenging sand traps. The course staff were very friendly. Go early in the morning... More 

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Thornton, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Played the Kai course and enjoyed the round. It plays well, a quiet course away from traffic noise, in good shape and fun to play. Glad to have experienced it while in Maui.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an add-in for me because the weather was very doubtful this time around in Maui. I played it because it was close the the resort we stayed at and probably would not have otherwise. It's a little pricey and the views are fair of the ocean. If I had booked this outside of the resort it would have... More 

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

Royal Kaanapali golf course is a great resort course. Wide fairways and very smooth relatively fast greens. Some of the greens are very tricky. All the same it's a worthwhile experience if you are in Maui. The Roy restaurant is great for drinks after golf. Haven't eaten there.

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North Vancouver
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

This is the third time I've played Royal Ka'anapali over the past several years, and it's growing on me. Played from the blue tees at 6700, it's a real test of shot-making, with some long, tough par fours, a variety of par threes, and a couple of maybe reachable par fives. The greens hold very well, and are very smooth... More 

Thank Peter T
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

This is the only course on Maui that offers Footgolf, which is basically playing golf with a soccer ball. Our oldest daughter plays club soccer at home so this was perfect for her! While my husband was playing 18 (started at 1pm), I took our girls to play footgolf at 3:30pm (that's when they start the tee times). You play... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

Course in good shape for beach course but 169 a bit pricey for the conditions. Guess that's island golf

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