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Hanalei Bay Resort

Princeville, Kauai, Hawaii

By Roger Cox, Editor

Hanaeli Bay Resort, Kauai, Hawaii
Courtesy Hanalei Bay Resort

This condominium resort is the most scenic place to play on Kauai, thanks to eight courts terraced into a tropical hillside above Hanalei Bay on the North Shore. Peter Burwash International's Donald Becker, who had previously been at Caneel Bay Resort in the U.S. Virgin Islands, is the tennis director here.

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Donald Becker, Hanalei Bay Resort, Kauai, Hawaii

Becker, who is originally from upstate New York, coached the Division I tennis team at Niagara University, owned and managed his own pro shop. He holds both USPTA and PTR certifications. He inherits a roster with one or more organized group activities almost every day, including Cardio tennis, stroke-of-the-day sessions, a class for beginners, junior clinics by age level (4-5, 6-9, and 10-14), and a couple of social round robins, most notably one on Sunday, dubbed the "Sunday Session", where players bring food and drink and have a party once the tennis ends.
Courts & Fees. Hanalei's court complex under went a major upgrade in 2015. Four of the courts were converted to Nova Pro Court XP synthetic grass. These have a sand infill which speeds the recovery after a rain (and the North Shore did not get to be so lush without experiencing rain). The other four courts were resurfaced in blue and green DecoTurf II, the same surface used at the U.S. Open. Fees: There is no charge for court use.

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Ratings

(107 Reviewers)
Tennis Overall
4½-Ball Rating Instruction
4-Ball Rating Tennis Complex
4-Ball Rating Cuisine
2-Ball Rating Dollar Value
4½-Ball Rating Setting
4½-Ball Rating Romance
4½-Ball Rating Kids' Programs
4-Ball Rating
Tennis Staff
4½-Ball Rating Game Matching
4-Ball Rating Junior Tennis
4-Ball Rating Lodging
3½-Ball Rating Spa & Fitness
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Other Recreation

Beach. The resort sits up on a bluff, which furnishes it with fabulous views but requires beach enthusiasts to walk a winding pathway down to the public beach or catch the occasional hotel shuttle.

Golf Courses. Guests at Hanalei Bay have playing privileges at the Princeville Golf Course.

See Also

If you're looking for other unpretentious condominium resorts with tennis and a beach, also check out:

Rates and Reservations

Lodging options are hotel rooms, studios with kitchenette, or one-, two-, or three-bedroom suites. Rates vary according to view. All units are atop a hill, with the beach a 5-minute walk away along a paved footpath. Rates include free use of the tennis courts. 

Visit the website for current rates

Hanalei Bay Resort
5380 Honoiki Rd.
Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722
808-826-6522
Toll-free: 877-344-0691
Web Link: Hanalei Bay Resort


Travel Essentials

Seasons. Year-round. Surf in the bay is highest during the winter months.

General Tourist Information. Visit the Kauai Visitors Bureau website or contact them at 4334 Rice Street, Suite 101, Lihue, HI 96766. Phone: 800-262-1400. For information about Hawaii as a whole, visit the Hawaii Visitors Bureau website or contact them at 2270 Kalakaua Ave., Suite 801, Honolulu, HI 96815. Phone: 800-464-2924.

©2017 Roger Cox

Ratings

(107 Reviewers)
Tennis Overall
4½-Ball Rating Instruction
4-Ball Rating Tennis Complex
4-Ball Rating Cuisine
2-Ball Rating Dollar Value
4½-Ball Rating Setting
4½-Ball Rating Romance
4½-Ball Rating Kids' Programs
4-Ball Rating
Tennis Staff
4½-Ball Rating Game Matching
4-Ball Rating Junior Tennis
4-Ball Rating Lodging
3½-Ball Rating Spa & Fitness
3-Ball Rating Other Recreation
4-Ball Rating Solo Travelers
4-Ball Rating


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©2017 Roger Cox