Get an overview of this hotelClassic golf resort on Oahu's western shore

Minutes from beach

Oahu's Wainae Mountains provide a backdrop for the 300-acre Makaha Resort, an hour's drive from the airport and minutes from Makaha Beach, famous for surfing.

Wireless Internet

The tranquil setting is the main draw at Makaha Resort & Spa, which also offers a pool, tennis courts, a golf course, meeting space, and complimentary wireless Internet access.

Furnished lanais

Eighteen Polynesian-style buildings house this Waianae resort's 173 guestrooms; all have furnished lanais with views, refrigerators, coffeemakers, and cable TV.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Set in the foothills of the Waianae Mountains and overlooking the Pacific, the Makaha Resort & Spa is two miles from Makaha Beach, long popular with surfers.

The main building, which has complimentary wireless Internet access, features a wraparound verandah and opens onto a sun deck and 3,600-square-foot outdoor pool. Downstairs is a hair salon and a game and exercise room with pool tables, treadmills, and stair machine; Hawaiian cultural activities, including lei-making, are offered in the lobby. Two tennis courts also are available. This Waianae resort has a restaurant, and the lounge hosts live music on weekends. Business facilities at the resort include meeting rooms for 70 people and banquet space for 200.

Outdoor parking is complimentary.

  • Outdoor pool 
  • Concierge services 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Restaurant 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Conference space 
  • Total number of rooms - 173 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Hair salon 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Golf course on site 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Wedding services 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Picnic area 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Spa services on site 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Lanai 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 

Where to Eat

Kaiona Restaurant - Located in the main building with views of the garden, golf course, ocean and pool; wraparound verandah. Casual menu featuring local ingredients. Open for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner, with live entertainment on Friday and Saturday nights (subject to change).

19th Hole Snack Bar - Open-air snack bar adjacent to the pro shop.

Pumana Lounge - Drinks and pupus (appetizers); views of mountains and golf course. Open daily, late afternoon to late evening. Live music on weekend nights (subject to change).

Nearby Things to Do

Meandering across the foothills of the Waianae Mountains, with views of the ocean, the resort's 18-hole, 7,077-yard golf course was designed by William F. Bell and includes a driving range, open-air snack bar, and pro shop; private and group lessons are available (surcharges). Other recreational facilities include a 3,600-square-foot outdoor pool with sundeck, game and fitness room with pool tables, stair machine, and treadmills, and two tennis courts.

The western side of Oahu is known for its remote beaches, high waves in winter, and humpback whale-watching. Makaha Beach, two miles away, draws surfers, and a nearby stable offers horseback adventures. Koolina, a 20-minute drive from the resort, offers swimming, boating, and snorkeling.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Basketball on site 
  • Golf driving range on site 
  • Golf lessons on site 
  • Golfing on site 
  • Playground on site 

Spa Services

The hotel's on-site spa provides massage, couples massage, hot stone massage, facials, waxing, manicure and pedicure services. Advance reservations are highly recommended.

  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Number of treatment rooms 3 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

No elevators


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Resort fee: USD 10 per accommodation, per day
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Fitness center access
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • In-room coffee
  • Self parking
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

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