The oceanfront Royal Kona Resort is an architectural marvel set
on twelve lush topical acres overlooking Kailua Bay in the heart of
historic Kailua Village. With three unique towers, many of the
guestrooms feature stunning views of the Pacific from their own
Following a multi-million dollar renovation improvement program,
the Royal Kona Resort is proud to announce enhancements to the
Resort. Stay in one of our brand-new Deluxe guestrooms in the Alii
Tower and enjoy all the modern conveniences and amenities in a
finely appointed setting.
Guests dine right at the water’s edge at our new open-air Don
the Beachcomber specialty-themed restaurant serving breakfast and
dinner daily. Headed by celebrated executive chef Mikel Lamb,
formerly of the Grand Wailea in Maui and the Hog’s Breath Inn in
Carmel, California, Don the Beachcomber presents one of Kona's
finest breakfast buffets including delicious Belgian waffles and
cooked-to-order omelets. A-la-carte menu items are also available.
For dinner, guests can sample mouth-watering Pacific Rim Fusion
cuisine, Prime Rib and Seafood selections and our signature Huli
Huli chicken. Watch your food being freshly prepared by the
culinary team in our new Exhibition Show Kitchen.
Not hungry for a full meal? Step next door to Don’s Mai Tai Bar,
the perfect open-air, oceanfront setting for viewing stunning
sunsets while sipping an original Don the Beachcomber Mai Tai or a
cool Hawaiian tropical drink and snacking on island-style
appetizers. Watch live entertainment or catch a sporting event on
the big screen T.V.
Enjoy a day at the Resort swimming in the multi-level pool or
learn to snorkel in our protected saltwater lagoon perfect for
children or beginner snorkeling and soak up the sun at our inviting
private beach area. Search for souvenirs for friends and family
back home at our Resort shops or stroll into Kailua Village and
hunt through the unique local shops for gifts. Play a set of tennis
or rejuvenate with a treatment at our spa.
Set against the breathtaking backdrop of a vibrant Hawaiian
sunset, the Resort is home to the “Lava Legends & Legacies
Polynesian Luau” presented by the award-winning Tihati Productions.
Feel the extraordinary energy and appeal of this dynamic and
popular Polynesian show at Kailua-Kona's only true oceanfront Luau.
Enjoy an evening that begins with an open bar, traditional Imu
(underground oven) ceremony and an authentic island-style buffet
while experiencing a celebration of the music and dances of the
Improvements to the landscaping, multi-level swimming pool and
private beach and snorkeling lagoon have made the Resort tops in
recreational fun but true adventure seekers will thrill at the
opportunity to discover the Big Island’s wealth of activity,
history and diversity.
Once famous as the summer playground for Hawaiian monarchs, the
Big Island offers something for everyone. One of the most
fascinating aspects of the Big Island is its geographical
diversity, offering 11 out of the 13 climatic zones in the world.
Tour the largest island in the Hawaiian chain and you’ll be amazed
at how quickly the scenery changes around you. Visitors to the Big
Island can walk around Kilauea, the world’s most active volcano at
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and explore lava tubes, steam vents,
sulfur banks and ancient petroglyphs; see glorious landscapes
including deserts, coffee plantations, macadamia nut orchards,
hardened lava fields, wild orchid meadows and tropical jungles;
visit the world’s largest privately owned cattle ranch; view the
night skies from the observatory on the summit of Mauna Kea; hike
to magnificent waterfalls; walk along powder-white, black and green
sand beaches; and even snorkel and play in the Pacific alongside
dolphins, sea turtles and manta rays. Visit our on-site activities
desk for assistance in planning your stay in paradise.
The Big Island is enigmatic, experience it once and you will be
captured by the mysterious beauty of this Island and its
For more information and reservations call 1-800-22-ALOHA or
visit our website at www.royalkona.com/taw