Royal Kona Resort

Getting to the Royal Kona Resort


With a dramatic oceanfront setting overlooking picturesque Kailua Bay, the Royal Kona Resort offers a convenient location within walking distance to the village of Kailua-Kona with its many fine restaurants, shops, historical sites and activities. View a map of our Resort here.

Directions from Kona International Airport

  • Turn right on Queen Kaahumanu Highway (HI-19) towards Kailua-Kona
  • Turn right on Palani Road
  • Palani Road makes a natural left turn onto Alii Drive
  • The Royal Kona Resort is located one mile ahead on the right


The Royal Kona Resort does not offer a hotel shuttle from the airport, however, guests may select from a variety of transportation options to get to and from the Royal Kona Resort.

SpeediShuttle and Arthur's Limousine

SpeediShuttle and Arthur's Limousine offers shared ride transportation between the Kona International Airport and the Royal Kona Resort. Their Mercedes Benz fleet is equipped with GPS technology, which allows their staff to manage service on a timely basis and also has kept them in the highest ranking for safety in the industry. Click here for more information and reservations.

Alamo Rent-A-Car

Royal Kona Resort offers guests over 21 years of age the option to add a Alamo Rent-A-Car to their room reservation. Pick-up and drop-off is at the Kona International Airport. Please contact our Reservations office at 800-22-ALOHA (222-5642) to reserve your car today.


Taxi service is available to and from the Kona International Airport for approximately $40 each way.

Inter-Island Travel

Mokulele Airlines

Mokulele Airlines has the newest fleet of aircrafts in the state of Hawai'i and operates over 100 daily flights from 9 airports including: Kona International Airport (conveniently located just 20 minutes away from the Royal Kona Resort) and Waimea airport on the Big Island, Kapalua, Kahului and Hana airports on Maui, Honolulu & Kalaeloa (Barber's Point) airports on Oahu, and Ho'olehua & Kalaupapa airports on Moloka'i. Book your flight with Hawaii's favorite island hopper.

Royal Pacific Air

Royal Pacific Air provides private air charters on demand to destinations throughout the Hawaiian Islands and volcano tours in Hawaii. You will enjoy personalized service and convenient inter-island transportation according to your schedule. Royal Pacific Air is an FAA certified air carrier with a perfect safety record, quality airplanes and experienced pilots to ensure the highest level of safety and comfort for our passengers. Visite the website for more information and reservations.