What’s Included With a Stay at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa Fact Sheet

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Overview: With so many inclusive vacation elements available, guests can enjoy days of fun from the comfort of the resort—and with no additional charges for most activities. There is an exciting kids club, family activities, nighttime entertainment, unforgettable pools, and more! The activities below are included in the nightly rate.


Aunty’s Beach House: This interactive kids club offers a variety of complimentary activities—with childcare included—for ages 3 to 12. Programs for parents and their toddlers are also available during the Open House hours between 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

‘Ohana Disney Movie Nights: Guests are encouraged to take a seat on the Hālāwai Lawn and watch family-friendly Disney movies under the stars. For extra amusement, come early and enjoy pre-movie trivia competitions.

Mo‘olelo Fire Pit Storytelling: Guests of all ages gather ’round a fire for a night of enchanting tales told by a master storyteller. Mo‘olelo Fire Pit Storytelling is held at a fire pit located between the Waikolohe Valley pool area and ʻAMA‘AMA restaurant.

Pau Hana Room Community Hall: For families and friends looking to connect over board games, arts and crafts, books and Disney family movies, the Pau Hana Room stocks everything needed for fun! DVD rentals are also available.

Kids Activities

Disney Junior Aloha!: Toddlers and their parents can start the day at Aunty’s Beach House with dancing, crafts and cartoons. This program is complimentary for—and exclusive to—resort guests during the Open House hours between 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Aloha Fun with Disney Characters: Throughout the resort, little ones are sure to spot some familiar faces—Disney characters who can’t wait to meet them!

Menehune Adventure Trail: On this high-tech scavenger hunt, guests explore the resort to solve riddles, search for statues and discover surprises left by the Menehune—mischievous little people with magical powers.

Play Date at Aunty’s Beach House: The youngest Aulani Resort guests and their families are invited to an interactive, high-energy party. Festivities include an “iron baby” diaper derby, crafting, dancing, cartoons and a special visit from a favorite Disney friend!

Theme Day at Aunty’s Beach House: Each day Aunty’s Beach House offers kids the opportunity to channel their inner superhero, celebrate the islands of Hawaiʻi and so much more with arts and crafts, games and activities that change with each day’s special theme.

Disney Family Fun Animation: After drawing a Disney character, participants are encouraged to paint an animation cel on their own.

Toddler Time Splash & Play:Our Menehune friends are at it again. They’ve turned the beach into a family play party. Come on down and build sand castles, participate in races, and watch kids dig for treasure.

Tween Zone:Kids ages 10–12 can enjoy special activities with them in mind as well as a space of their own to hang out and relax in Aunty’s Beach House. The Tween Zone is offered evenings from 7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Teen Activities(for ages 13-17)

Island Beach Challenge: At the beach, teenage guests team up to compete in a series of physical challenges and fun games. It’s a great way for younger guests to meet new friends at Aulani Resort.

Island Treasure Photo Hunt: Teens love this interactive photo hunt around Aulani Resort! Later, guests exchange their documentation for a key that could unlock a treasure chest of prizes.

Ki‘i One (Sand Sculpting):At the beach, teenage guests learn basic sand-sculpting techniques. After a little training, they face off in competition to determine the best sand sculptor!

There are more teen programs available, such as Teen Aloha House Party, Teen Animation, Teen Sunset Mele, Teen Hoʻokani Pila.

Cultural Activities

ʻOhana Hula:Delve deeper into Hawaiian culture with a free hula lesson for the entire ‘ohana. Explore this famous tradition as you master a few fun moves, like an “Ami” hip roll.

Hoʻokani Pila – Learn the ʻUkulele: Families meet to learn about Hawaiian instruments and how the ‘ukulele became such a positive influence in the Hawaiian culture.  They will also get a beginning lesson on how to play the ‘ukulele as well as learn a song or two.

Māka‘ika‘i, the Art and Culture of Aulani: Aulani Resort features one of the largest collections of contemporary Hawaiian art in the country. Explore the art of Aulani Resort on this complimentary, in-depth walking tour.

Māka‘ika‘i, the Nature and Wildlife of Aulani: On this guided walking tour, learn about the landscaping, nature and beauty of Aulani Resort—and see what inspired the Disney Imagineers who designed this Resort.

Pools and Amenities

Beach: Recreation abounds at the beach! Stroll the soft sands, make a splash in the Pacific Ocean or unwind in a beach chair (chairs and umbrellas are complimentary to Aulani Resort guests).

Shake-A-Shaka Pool Party:“Shake-A-Shaka Pool Party” is a totally hip surfer party. After all, surfing originated in Hawaiʻi, so what better place to celebrate it! Guests learn surfer lingo from the North Shore, how to ride a gnarly “A-frame” wave and “what’s in” and “what’s out” in surfer fashion. No need to worry about being a “kook,” or a new surfer, because everyone’s a pro at Aulani Resort!

Waikolohe Stream: Enjoy 2 tubing adventures from atop Puʻu Kilo at Waikolohe Valley: rapids that twist through caverns and a lazy river that glides gently along the Hawaiian landscape.

Waikolohe Pool:This 8,200-square-foot, zero-entry pool offers refreshing fun for all ages. Enjoy splashtacular slides and pool parties with some Disney Characters.

Ka Maka Pool: This beautiful infinity-edge pool features a whirlpool and a themed grotto.

Wailana Pool: Separated from the lively main pool, this adult-exclusive pool area is a relaxing retreat.

Menehune Bridge: Located within the Waikolohe Valley, this interactive area is designed for younger guests and features two slides, a play structure and more!

Keiki Cove: An interactive splash zone inspired by the tidal pools, this whimsical water playground is designed for kids ages five and under.

Whirlpool Spas: Enjoy Aulani Resort’s variety of whirlpool spas for complete relaxation—and some offer beautiful sunset views.

Fitness Center: Our fully-equipped health club features cardio and strength training equipment, a Kinesis machine, free weights, a stretching area and more.