The Royal Hawaiin Resort Pool & Beach Services
At The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, our guests can enjoy two pool options 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.
To meet local guidelines on social distancing, pool reservations are required in advance. Please contact the pool desk for assistance. Face coverings are required at all times, unless while seated at your pool/beach chair or cabana, or while in the water. Maintaining 6 feet of social distance from individuals who are not members of your household/living unit/residence is required.
Summer Hours (May to August): 7:00am to 7:00pm daily.
Winter Hours (September to April): 9:00am to 5:00pm daily.
Infinitely appealing to 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.
- We have a pool chair tagging policy for chairs left unattended for more than 2 hours.
- 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.
Open from 9:00 to 5:00pm daily.
Slide hours 9:00am – 5:00pm daily.
Two whirlpools temporarily closed.
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
- Two large whirlpool spas with sweeping views of Waikiki Beach
- 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. Food and non-alcoholic beverages may be ordered through the Mai Tai Bar server for all guests sitting in the private beach area. Each “umbrella set” includes 1 umbrella and 2 lounge chairs.
Availability is limited, so advanced reservations are highly recommended.
Waikiki Beach Services, our on-site beach concession, 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.
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, oishibori (wet hand towel) and a snack pass are offered daily to each cabana guest.
Poolside Food and Beverage Service is available for your convenience between 11:30 a.m. – 6:00 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.
Guests of The Royal Hawaiian may enjoy the tranquil Jacuzzi beside the Malulani pool, as well as the two Jacuzzis at Helumoa Playground.
Privately set cabanas provide yet another exquisite opportunity to explore individual decadence. The unparalleled views of our jewel-toned, healing waters off Waikiki, the golden sands, Hawaiian sun, and our Royal Ambassadors await you.
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 from 8:00am to 6:00pm.