1. Princeville Resort Kaua'i
Why It'll Get Your Heart Racing: Nestled in the cliffs along Kauai’s famous north shore, Princeville astounds with brilliant panoramic views of Hanalei Bay and dazzling emerald mountains. Set on 23 bougainvillea-filled acres, Princeville Resort expertly blends luxury and leisure, presenting some of the most gorgeous tropical holes of golf in the world. From every Robert Trent Jones, Jr.-designed hole, you’ll be as captivated by the views (turquoise waters, green bluffs, and breathtaking mountains) as you will be the challenging course. Named to Condé Nast Traveler's Gold List and hailed as one of the "Top 25 Best Golf Havens in America" by Golf Magazine, Princeville serves up more than just golf in the activities department. Take a dip in the oceanfront pool, enjoy some down time at the nearby pa, serve up some love-love action at one of eight tennis courts, or head out for an afternoon of horseback riding. In the evening, unwind poolside, where a festive luau is held Monday and Thursday evenings year-round.
2. Hyatt Kauai -- Poipu Golf Course
Why It'll Get Your Heart Racing: Built into the cliffs overlooking Shipwreck beach, nearly every room at the Hyatt Kauai has a view, whether it’s of sweeping ocean vistas, the hotel lagoons, or the Haupu Mountains. A 50-yard white-sand beach on the hotel’s private five-acre salt-water lagoon awaits for swimming, scuba lessons, and sand volleyball. Two freshwater, outdoor swimming pools are connected by "river pools” for your floating pleasure. For (golf club) swinging couples, enjoy the award-winning Poipu Golf Course, where the PGA Grand Slam of Golf hosts golf’s best, like Tiger Woods and Greg Norman, each fall. Carved from a plateau eight stories above the sparkling blue waters of the Pacific and backed by dazzling green mountains, your greatest challenge will be keeping focused, as nene geese, Hawaiian monk seals, green sea turtles, and humpback whales will be competing for your attention. If you prefer to pamper your muscles, the resort’s 25,000-sq.-ft. indoor/outdoor ANARA® health and fitness spa offers one-of-a-kind treatments designed to relax and indulge, and features a 25-yard heated lap pool, whirlpools, and lava rock showers. There are also four tennis courts and mountain bikes available for rental.
3. The Royal Hawaiian Hotel
Why It'll Get Your Heart Racing: An icon of old-world opulence and romance since the 1920’s, the legendary Royal Hawaiian, also known as “The Pink Palace of the Pacific” due to its candy-pink facade, reigns on Waikiki Beach as a superb destination for activity-loving honeymooners. Try your hand at parasailing, nuzzle on a catamaran cruise, spend a day surfing, or spot sea life while snorkeling with your newlywed. Feeling more green than blue? Spend a day on land at one of Oahu’s 34 golf courses. Nab a golf package, which includes roundtrip transportation, 18 holes of golf, green fees and tax, then all you’ll have to focus on is your swing – that is when you’re not being distracted by rare and exotic wildlife and some of the world’s most stunning views.
4. Molokai Ranch
Why It'll Get Your Heart Racing: The Lodge & Beach Village at Molokai Ranch offers endorphin-craving honeymooners a range of outdoor activities, from mountain biking, horseback riding, ocean kayaking, deep-sea fishing, and whale watching to 3D archery, clay shooting, mule-ride tours, hiking, and air charters. Just 10 minutes away from The Lodge in Maunaloa Town, you’ll find what’s been voted the “#3 most thrilling hole in Hawaii” on the oceanfront Kaluakoi Golf Course. After a day of hitting the links, where you’re sure to spot wildlife, head back to The Lodge at Molokai Ranch, reigning 1200 feet high, with views of the stunning countryside and glittering Pacific Ocean.
5. Radisson Kauai--Puakea Golf Course
Why It'll Get Your Heart Racing: Located on 25 lushly landscaped acres on Kauai's longest leisure beach, the Radisson Kauai is engulfed by exotic lagoons, tumbling waterfalls and lush tropical flora. Unwind after the Big Day festivities on three miles of beach, hailed as one of the best in the U.S. Adventure-seeking couples can enthrall in hiking, golfing, mountain biking, kayaking, all-terrain-vehicles adventures, blue-water sailing, deep-sea-fishing, horseback riding, and eco-nature walks. Links-loving newlyweds can hit up four of Hawaii's top 10 golf courses, two designed by Jack Niklaus. Complimentary tennis, an oceanside sandy beach-bottom fresh-water pool, two ‘regular’ pools, an outdoor Jacuzzi, a nightly cocktail party, spa treatments, and an authentic luau every Sunday night make the Radisson Kauai a prefect honeymoon destination.