Makalei is at beautiful golf course in Kailua Kona upper elevations offers great mountain and ocean views. Close to airport and resorts
The par 72 golf layout is a cool, scenic, lush forest alternative to the island’s coastal golf and will offer a great challenge for golfers of all skill levels. Situated in the Kona region on the west side of Hawaii Island, known for its cool climates and world famous coffee farms, Makalei boasts an elevation range from 1,800 to 2,850 feet. Several distinctive features on the course include bent grass greens, lava tubes, cinder cones and a stone wall dating back more than a century. Take some time to appreciate the many birds, diverse flora and spectacular views of the coastline throughout the course.
Golf enthusiasts will appreciate the indigenous flora and fauna of the area, which includes many native species of plants as well as numerous peacocks, pheasants, wild turkeys, and other wildlife. While the golf course and native plants and animals are enough for most people to enjoy the experience, Makalei also vaunts a spectacular view of Hawaii Island as well as one of Mount Haleakala on the island of Maui.
Makalei is a short drive straight up the mountain from the Kona International Airport, and is easily accessible from all of the major resorts and destinations on the Island of Hawaii. Makalei offers player friendly prices, which make it one of the most affordable golf courses on the island.
Makalei is truly one of the most unique golf courses in the world. The Kona golf course encompasses all of the serenity and challenge that the Island of Hawaii has to offer.