Disney Aulani Information
Welcome to Disney Aulani Resort & Spa!
Just in case you don't speak Hawaiian, it is pronounce ow-lah-nee. It is located on the Hawaiian Island of Oahu, in the beautiful resort area called Ko Olina (That's KO OOO LEE NAH). The Aulani resort is located on the leeward side of Oahu, about 17 miles to the west of Honolulu airport and about a 45 minute drive from Waikiki Beach.
"Aulani” traditionally means “a messenger of a chief – one who delivers messages from a higher authority.” The mission of the Aulani resort is to serve as a messenger to teach its guest about the Hawaiian culture and the Aloha spirit. Designed especially for families, there is something unique here to create Memory-making moments for the whole family. Every detail of the Aulani experience is inspired by the culture, traditions and hospitality of the people of Hawai'i.
This first-of-its-kind Disney creation, inspired by shared family stories, rests on 21 lush oceanfront acres. Aulani resort offers guests 481 Disney Vacation Club Villas in addition to 359 hotel rooms and suites. The center piece of Aulani is the Waikolohe water playground. Features include pools, water slides, the Waikolohe Stream lazy river, salt water rainbow reef and a fun water play area known as the Menehune bridge.