Waikiki Hotel 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.

Beach Activities


Discover our legendary ocean experience

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.

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Beach Chaise Lounge & Umbrella Set Rental

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.

The fee for the pink umbrella set is $40 per day plus tax.





Malulani Pool

Malulani Pool

Discover the luxury Pool of the Pink Palace of the Pacific

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.

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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, oishibori (wet hand towel) and a snack pass are offered daily to each cabana guest.


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Helumoa Playground

Helumoa Playground & Keiki Pool

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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

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Unparalleled Pool & Beach Services

Luxury Beach Experience

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.

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Poolside Food & Beverage

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.

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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.

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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 from 8:00am to 6:00pm.