Waikoloa Beach Resort

Updated: December 2, 2019

If you are looking for a place with plenty of golf and even more places to stay, look no further than the Waikoloa Beach Resort, located north of Kona on the Big Island.

There are two courses to choose from, with the King’s and Beach courses, plus there are over 3,000 room options, varying from two upscale hotels, seven condos and vacation home properties. There is a Hilton property and Marriott property both on the Resort site. 

The Hilton features swimming pools, an opportunity to swim with dolphins and a chance to take a tram or boat to your room after check in. The Marriott is located on the beautiful Anaehoomalu Bay where there are scenic sunsets, plus a chance to wander through the ancient Kuualii and Kahapapa Fishponds. Waikoloa Beach Resort is a vast property. It sits on 1,350 acres and has more than 30 dining options, two shopping centers, the two golf courses, two resort hotels and plenty of entertainment and outdoor activities. The resort has landed in the top 10 as a “Top U.S. Destination for Vacation Rental Stays” according to Trip Advisor. What makes the resort special are the Queens’ MarketPlace and Kings’  Shops, both complete with varieties of shops and restaurants.   

The golf courses are both unique.  The King’s Course (Robert Trent Jones Jr.) and Beach Course Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morris) both feature shots through the lava and many holes with spectacular views. The Beach course lives up to its name with some holes providing terrific views of the Pacific Ocean, including a par-5 hole that features a green next to a blowhole.

Packages are as low as $218. For more see www.waikoloabeachresort.com.