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Aulani Resort and Spa is a paradise tucked away in Ko’Olina, Hawaii. This award winning resort has something for everyone and there is magic around each palm tree.

Aulani, meaning “messenger of the chief” has a great legend and history behind it and it is apparent throughout the resort. Experience this great culture at activities throughout the resort in shows such as the Mo’Olelo Fire Pit Storytelling with “Uncle” and the Menehune Adventure Trail.

The resort has three room categories – Standard rooms, suites, and villas. The amenities vary within each room category.

Aulani has several restaurants including “grownup only” areas as well as character meals. There are also pool bar and snack style options to visit and enjoy.

The activities at Aulani are plentiful. There are multiple types of pools, spas, and water play areas. Some are adults only and there are several fun areas dedicated to kids. Families can enjoy Disney Movie nights on the lawn, watch live performaces of authentic Hawai’ian music and dancing, meet with characters, and participate in pool parties. Young children can visit Aunty’s Beach House while parents go off on their own adventure. Here they will listen to Aunty’s stories, play video games and watch movies, all under supervision. Teens can enjoy hanging out with people their own age and doing activities designed just for them. Several shopping locations are scattered around the property. There are also excursions and golf that can be enjoyed at an extra fee. There are even ukulele lessons offered.

The Spa at Aulani offers several therapies including family services, teen services and adult services. With the purchase of a full service spa treatment, you will get access to the Hydrotherapy Garden.

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A state-of-the-art fitness club is also available to you. Keep up with your workout routine and burn all those yummy vacation calories! If classes are more your speed they offer those as well including a yoga class on the beach.

Aulani is a beautiful resort with a touch of Disney magic which makes for the ultimate tropical destination.