Luxury Collection Hotels

Discover Honolulu From Our 5-Star Hotel on the Beach


Perched in the heart of Waikiki, our 5-star hotel on the beach offers a wide range of nearby adventures in the city of Honolulu. An endless array of outdoor and beach activities, cultural exploration opportunities & tantalizing restaurants are a short journey from the hotel. Allow our concierge to arrange your excursion. The Waikiki Aquarium, adjacent to Diamond Head on the eastern end of Waikiki Beach, provides an up-close look at the island's spectacular wildlife. Our hotel's location on Kalakaua Ave near the Honolulu Zoo makes our hotel ideal for families and animal lovers of all ages. Explore Honolulu's many retail opportunities nearby, including the lovely Aloha Tower Marketplace and International Marketplace Waikiki, which are 5-minute walks from the hotel. Both English and Japanese are spoken in local business establishments, while business hours vary from shop-to-shop. A visit to The Polynesian Cultural Center provides guests with an exciting overview of the Hawaiian culture.

On-Site Outlets
Abhasa Spa - WhirlPool

Abhasa Spa

Abhasa, "Illusion" in Sanskrit, is noted as the only day spa on Oahu offering luxurious spa garden treatments in a serene tropical cabana setting. Enjoy one of the best massages in Honolulu.


Fitness Center

Stay fit while enjoying your vacation in our contemporary Waikiki fitness center.

Helumoa Playground


Malulani Pool

Mon-Sun: 8:00 AM-6:00 PM


Towels provided

Helumoa Playground

Mon-Sun: 8:00 AM-8:00 PM


Towels provided


Poolside at The Royal Hawaiian

The Malulani Pool and Helumoa Playground, which features freshwater swimming pools, boast exquisite views of Waikiki Beach and the Pacific Ocean. The Malulani Pool experience is ideal for guests seeking relaxation and revitalization. A quiet oasis fronting the world-famous Waikiki Beach and the sparkling Pacific Ocean, this poolside enclave is lined by luxurious lounge chairs with plush cushions. Private poolside cabanas are also available for rent.

Malulani Pool

The Royal Hawaiian Beach

From the comfort of your private beach chaise lounge and umbrella set, enjoy panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and the world-famous Diamond Head. All beach sets face the ocean so that guests can take in Waikiki’s sights and sounds and soak up the Hawaiian sun. Each private beach set is available for rent and includes the use of one umbrella and two chaise lounges for the duration of the day.


For our guests' safety. floats, rafts and toys are not allowed in Malulani Pool. To ensure that all Royal Hawaiian guests are able to utilize the Malulani Pool facilities, pool chairs left unattended for more than 2 hours will be released to other waiting guests.  Pool and beach side food and beverage service begins daily at 11:00am. Please note that alcohol is not allowed on the beach.

Helumoa Playground is designed to delight families. Choose from its two freshwater swimming pools, a 15-foot-high by 70-foot-long waterslide, two large whirlpool spas, available for guests 16 years of age and over, with sweeping views of Waikiki Beach, an interactive fountain area for kids, and water chaise lounges. Guests can borrow towels and purchase pool goods at a pool hut.

Make the most of the sun-dappled waves of the Pacific with a little help from The Royal Hawaiian Beach Boy Program. Our Beach Boys provide surf and stand-up paddleboard lessons and rentals, as well as outrigger canoe rides along the gently lapping waves of Waikiki. Thanks to their expert instruction, you will soon be watching the sunrise from your perch on a freshly waxed surfboard—eagerly awaiting the next wave. Enjoy complimentary surf demonstrations and other authentic island activities. Secure reservations at the Royal Beach Pool deck at the Beach Boy Hale on Waikiki Beach. Please call (808) 931-7595 for additional details.


Something for Everyone

Shop. Eat. Relax.

Collections of Waikiki has over 60 shops, spas, and restaurants on Waikiki Beach!


Aha Aina, a Royal Hawaiian Luau

Every Monday and Thursday evening, The Royal Hawaiian pays homage to Helumoa, the legendary playground of Hawaiian royalty where our Waikiki resort now stands, with a modern interpretation of the traditional Hawaiian feast called Aha Aina, a Royal Hawaiian Luau.

Luau Setup

Cultural Activities

The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort will keep you entertained and immersed in Hawaiian culture throughout your stay including the best luau in Oahu. Learn how to make floral leis, Lauhala bracelets, Hawaiian quilts, and more. Open to guests of all ages, a different activity is held each day.

'Aha'aina Luau

Book Your Island Activities Online

Luau, airport shuttle, Pearl Harbor tour, circle island tour, helicopter tour? Our concierge team can help make your Oahu trip unforgettable. Book your activities online (powered by Pleasant Holidays) or for more information email our concierge team directly at

The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki