Kukio Resort

The Kukio Resort is a private oceanfront club and residential communityl ocated adjacent to the Hualalai Resort, only 10 minutes from the Kona International Airport. What differentiates Kukio from the other resort communities along the Kona-Kohala Coast is  that it does not feature a hospitality or hotel component. Kukio is the only private equity Golf and Beach Club on Hawaii’s Big Island. Therefore, all of the facilities and amenities are for the exclusive use of the members and their guests. Only property owners at Kukio can become members of the Club.

Overlooking Kukio Bay, the focal point of the community is the full-service Kukio Beach Clubhouse which fronts historic Hawaiian fish ponds and an archeological preserve, with the island of Maui on the horizon. The Beach Clubhouse features a luxurious, full-service, open-air spa, fitness and tennis facilities, and fine dining options. Adjacent to the Beach Clubhouse is the 10-hole Tom Fazio-designed Short Course, in addition to a full, 18-hole Tom Fazio-designed championship golf course nestled into the slopes of Hualalai Mountain.

Residents can indulge in a full range of fitness and watersports activities through the Kukio Outdoor Pursuits and Mauka Fitness programs. Activities are designed to share Hawaii's unique cultural history and traditions and to explore the hidden treasures of Big Island of Hawaiʻi. Resident favorites include outrigger canoe paddling, outrigger canoe sailing, surfing, ocean and land fitness training, kayaking, sailing, swimming with dolphins, hikes to a black sand beach, bike expeditions, and customized tours. Kukio real estate opportunities include include custom home sites, luxury cottages, and expansive single-family estates with incredible ocean views.

 

 

 

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Upslope from the short course is Kukio’s 18-hole Tom Fazio designed championship golf course, among one of the finest golf courses in Hawaii. The unique setting and design creates amazing contrasts between dark lava, white sand bunkers, emerald green grass and the blue Pacific Ocean as a backdrop. As a private Member’s equity club, tee times are not necessary. The 13,000 sq.ft. Kukio Golf Clubhouse offers men’s and women’s locker rooms, restaurant, bar and pro shop, all utilizing the highest quality services and amenities. The golf course uses state-of-the-art irrigation technology and equipment to ensure that the greens and fairways are kept in peak condition year round.

Kukio real estate is comprised of 3 areas; the original Phase I which is approximately 330 acres. Within this centrally located core area you will find the Kukio Beach Club with its associated amenities along with the 10-hole practice golf course. Real estate opportunities include Cottages, Hales, Villas and single family estate homes and lots.

Phase II, known as Maniniowale, is adjacent to the south and contiguous to Phase I and includes approximately 300 acres. Properties in Phase II are set back from the ocean and overlook Kua Bay, one of the few pure white sand beaches on this stretch of coastline. Real estate opportunities in Phase II include single family estate homes and vacant homesites.

Phase III, known as Kaupulehu, is located approximately 3.5 north of Kukio. Kaupulehu is a private enclave of eighty one acre oceanfront and second tier homesites. Amenities at Kaupulehu include a Beach Club at Keonenui set on 10 acres featuring a dining lanai, beach bar, and two tiered 25 yard swimming pool and an expansive event and recreation lawn, fronting a small black sandy beach.

Property owners at all Kukio properties are invited to join the exclusive Kukio Golf and Beach Club with access to all Club amenities.