KONA, Hawaii, June 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Kohanaiki, the first new luxury development on the Kona Coast in nearly a decade, was awarded a Robb Report "Best of the Best" award this week in the 29th annual list compiled by the leading luxury publication. The Big Island's 450-acre private club community, which is raising the bar for private residential communities worldwide, previously won the prestigious Robb Report Best of the Best award in 2014, a year after its grand opening in 2013.
"We are incredibly honored to receive this prestigious award twice in three years by the magazine that is world renowned as the leading source of information about all things luxury and elegance," said General Manager of Kohanaiki, George Punoose. "While our amenities, facilities, golf course, homes and culinary and beverage programming are fantastic, the best part of Kohanaiki is truly the people, so we really owe this honor to our on-site team and the well-traveled and sophisticated members who make this club the world's best."
Topping the spread of Robb Report's "Where We Want to Buy Our Next Beach Home" feature, the stunning Hawaiian oceanfront retreat features everything from a Rees Jones-designed golf course and 1.5 miles of shoreline to a members' ocean adventure center and stunning homes that range from $3-$22 million.
The award comes on the heels of Kohanaiki's recent unveiling of its $65 million, 67,000-square-foot Kohanaiki Clubhouse and Spa, which is complete with world-class amenities and unexpected extras, including a James Bond-style cigar lounge with a poker table and scotch bar hidden behind a secret door, a museum-worthy collection of more than 200 works of art and artifacts, a private brewery, a tasting room filled with rare vintages, a four-lane bowling alley, a 21-seat movie theater, and a holistic spa designed by the leader in modern spa design, Tracy Lee.
The Robb Report "Best of the Best" issue is an annual guide to the world's finest new automobiles, yachts, hotels, watches, wines and much more. Robb Report's editors highlight a select group of award winners each year, who all represent the best-in-class for their respective luxury categories.
Kohanaiki is a 450-acre, private residential community located on the Kona Coast of Hawai`i. The property is the first new development of its kind on the Big Island in nearly a decade, and represents an evolution of the private club experience. The relaxed, yet exclusive community currently includes a Rees Jones-designed golf course, a luxurious golf and beach club, members beach, adventure team and dining facilities ranging from casual poolside fare to exquisite five-star dining. Kohanaiki real estate options include estate home lots, custom single family homes, and paired townhome-style residences, ranging in price from $3 million to over $22 million.
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