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The Royal Hawaiian Resort Pool & Beach Services

At The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, our guests can enjoy two of the best hotel pools in Hawaii that cater to everyone’s needs: our quiet and intimate Malulani Pool, along with our Helumoa Playground (shared with Sheraton Waikiki), perfect for kids and families. Explore both pools below.

Malulani Pool

Hours: 8:00am to 6:00pm daily.

Infinitely appealing to our Honolulu hotel guests seeking relaxation and revitalization, the Malulani Pool and Cabanas are the perfect antidote. Offering a quiet oasis fronting world-famous Waikiki Beach and the sparkling Pacific Ocean, this exclusive poolside enclave is lined by luxurious lounge chairs with plush cushions under the shade of over-sized, deck umbrellas.

  • The Malulani Pool at The Royal Hawaiian is exclusive to The Royal Hawaiian guests only
  • Minimum depth 4′ 6″ feet
  • Pool is fresh water that uses a salt water pool system
  • Towels are provided free of charge to resort guests

Helumoa Playground

Hours: 8:00am to 8:00pm daily.

The Helumoa Playground is a shared pool area for guests of The Royal Hawaiian and Sheraton Waikiki. A Waikiki beachfront extravaganza beckons both the young and the young at heart. The Helumoa Playground features:

  • Two fresh water swimming pools
  • A 15-foot high by 70-foot long water slide
  • An interactive fountain area for kids, fun and creative food and beverage
  • Water chaise lounges
  • A pool hut where guests can borrow towels and purchase pool goods including sun products, inflatable floatation devices and toys

*Please note that Royal Hawaiian guests do not have access to the Sheraton Waikiki’s Infinity Pool.

Beach Chaise Lounge & Umbrella Set

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 of our beach sets face the ocean, and allow our guests to take in the sights and sounds of Waikiki while soaking up the Hawaiian sun.

Each private beach set includes the use of one umbrella and two chaise lounges for the duration of the day. Guests can order food and non-alcoholic drinks from Mai Tai Bar and consume at their beach sets. Each “umbrella set” includes 1 umbrella and 2 lounge chairs.

Availability is limited, so advanced reservations are highly recommended.

Beach Activities

Waikiki Beach Services, our on-site beach services provider, will provide you with a legendary ocean experience. We invite you to view their services on their independently operated and owned Waikiki Beach Services site at www.waikikibeachservices.com.

Cabana Rental

Private poolside cabanas are available for rent atop a stunning stone pool deck. Bask in the sun as beach and pool attendants attend to your every wish. Each cabana comes with an L-shape sectional, table, two chaise lounges and can accommodate up to 5 people. Bottled water is offered daily to each cabana guest.

Poolside Dining

Poolside Food and Beverage Service is available for your convenience between 11:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. A large selection, from tropical fruits and smoothies, to full meals and cocktails, are available to order from one of our attendants. By Hawaii state law, alcoholic beverages are not permitted to be served on Waikiki Beach.

Jacuzzi Options

Guests of The Royal Hawaiian may enjoy the tranquil Jacuzzi beside the Malulani pool, as well as the two Jacuzzis at Helumoa Playground.

Pool Attendants

Please note that there are no lifeguards on duty at the Malulani Pool or the Helumoa Playground. Parents are advised to keep a close eye on their children. Beach and Pool Ambassadors are available daily during open hours.