Beauty, Luxury, & Convenience: Ko Olina Kai Golf Estates & Villas
Situated in Waianae on the west side of Oahu, where the weather is ideal year-round, this exclusive gated community within the 642-acre master-planned Ko Olina Resort provides the perfect Oahu vacation destination. Each upscale residence within Ko Olina Kai Golf Estates and Villas features an open floor plan, a large lanai, and quick access to unparalleled beaches, restaurants, and shopping.
Ko Olina Kai boasts a community pool, hot tubs, a fitness center, and barbecue grills. A short walk leads to the soft sands and calm waters of the four breathtaking Ko Olina lagoons, all connected by a 1.5-mile walking path.
Also close by are the many exceptional dining options within the Ko Olina Resort community, including Longhi’s Ko Olina, Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman, and Roy’s Ko Olina. Mina’s Fish House also offers daily happy hour specials, while La Hiki Kitchen offers a spectacular Sunday brunch. Ko Olina Center & Station contain everything from surf shops, to resort wear, to local gift boutiques, to fine art galleries, to salons and spas. A short car ride also brings visitors to the nearby town of Kapolei, with its additional restaurants, shops, and grocery stores.
Guests of Ko Olina Kai may choose to enjoy the Ted Robinson-designed Ko Olina Golf Club, which Golf Digest named one of the top resort courses in the U.S. and Hawaii Magazine named best course in Hawaii. Five Plexipave tennis courts are available within resort grounds, at the Four Seasons Oahu Tennis Centre. The Ko Olina Marina also provides easy access to snorkeling trips, sunset cruises, and sportfishing adventures.
Numerous other activities are available through Ko Olina Resort, such as stand-up paddling, surfing, horseback riding, ziplining, ATV tours, and even shark diving excursions. Visitors can also reach Pearl Harbor in less than 30 minutes, as well as the Honolulu/Waikiki area in about 40 minutes.
The Fia Fia Polynesian Dinner Show at the Marriott’s Ko Olina Beach Club gives insight into several South Pacific island traditions, while an authentic Hawaiian experience awaits at the nearby Paradise Cove Luau. Live Hawaiian music also occurs nightly at the ‘Ama ‘Ama restaurant and the Olelo Room lounge at the Aulani Disney Resort & Spa.
The Ko Olina Resort community is home to World Oceans Day each June, which includes live entertainment, local food, and ocean education exhibits. Ko Olina Golf Club offers summer golf camps for kids, and in September, the resort hosts a Children’s Festival with live music and other performances, as well as screenings of family-friendly movies on the beach. In October, the Hawaii Food & Wine Festival takes place at Ko Olina.