Disney Hawaii Aulani Resort

Aulani by Anthony Quintano

Aulani by Anthony Quintano

Welcome to paradise! Enter the tropical Disney Hawaii Islands at the Aulani Resort. Disney Resort Hawaii contains regular hotel rooms as well as Disney Vacation Club villas in their beachside location near Waikiki. Aulani offers a health club, spa and great pool complex.

About Aulani

Aulani is a Disney Hawaii style resort in Ko Olina on the lovely Hawaiian island of Oahu. The resort opened in 2011 and is part of the Disney Vacation Club. Disney Aulani is committed to environmentally friendly practices and recently received an award from the U.S. Green Building Council. Aulani is the first resort in Hawaii to receive the LEED Silver certification. The resort is near Waikiki beach and about 17 miles from the Honolulu Airport.

Aulani Resort is home to 359 rooms, 16 suites and 481 Disney Vacation Club villas. There are four types of villas, from one room studios to Grand Villas.

Aulani by Thomas Duffbert Duff

Disney Hawaii by Thomas "Duffbert" Duff


Aulani Disney Hawaii hotel rooms have:

  • Flat screen TV’s with DVD player
  • Porch or balcony
  • Coffee maker
  • Soaking tub
  • Beverage cooler; mini fridge available for medical reasons
  • Ceiling fan
  • Wi-fi
  • Safe
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Pack ‘n play

Available views in Aulani hotel rooms are: Ocean view, partial ocean view, poolside garden, island garden, standard (overlooking parking lots, garage or conference center).

Aulani Disney Vacation Club Villas have all the amenities listed above plus a microwave, wet bar, mini fridge, but no beverage cooler. Aulani villas have the same views as the hotel rooms except poolside garden.


Disney Resort Hawaii offers the following dining options:

  • ʻAMAʻAMA for a signature dining experience. Has contemporary Hawaiian food for breakfast, lunch and dinner by the beach
  • Lava Shack for refillable mugs and soft service yogurt
  • Little ‘Opihi's for beachside appetizers and grab & go items
  • Makahiki – The Bounty of the Islands for a fresh buffet serving lunch and dinner. Also hosts a Disney character breakfast
  • Mama’s Snack Stop is a poolside quick service eatery for hotdogs and more
  • Off the Hook Lounge is a beachside shack serving cocktails and appetizers
  •  'Ōlelo Room is a lounge for continental breakfast or tropical drinks and appetizers in the evening
  • One Paddle, Two Paddle serves quick service for sandwiches and more
  • Papalua Shave Ice for a poolside treat
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Aulani by kimubert


Aulani has a large pool complex. Waikolohe Valley Pool and Stream offers two slides, a lazy river and a manmade Rainbow Reef for snorkeling. Four whirlpool spas are available including two with sunset views. The Menehune Bridge is a child play area. Poolside cabanas can be rented.

Wailana Pool is the Aulani quiet pool and has a pool bar. The Wailana pool and bar are temporarily closed until September 2013 for resort upgrades.

Disney Aulani also has:

  • White sand beach
  • Kids activities including Aunty’s Beach House club for young children, Painted Sky Spa for teens and Surfs Up beach party with Chip and Dale
  • Lanuwai Spa with over 150 offerings including a variety of massages, shiatsu, reflexology, facials, hydrotherapy and couples therapies
  • Fitness Center
  • Conference center
  • Golfing
  • Yoga on the beach

  • Optional excursions including tours, horseback riding and surfing
  • Menehune Adventure Trail
  • Explore the stars with a telescope
  • Hawaiian Firepit
  • Starlit Hui for nighttime Hawaiian entertainment
  • Disney movies under the stars
  • Shuttle to shopping center in nearby Waikiki
  • Hula lessons
  • Tour of the Hawaiian art at Aulani (adults only)

Aulani offers superb accommodations in a sublime beach setting in Hawaii.  Aulani caters to couples and families with the same quality you would expect from a Disney Hawaii resort.

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