WELCOME TO ROYAL KONA RESORT

An Oceanfront Paradise Among Hawaii Hotels

The ocean waves crashing against the lava rock shores create a mesmerizing sight. The lush gardens bursting with vibrant colors and tropical scents are breathtaking. The refreshing sea breezes and the warm sunshine are soothing. Royal Kona Resort invites you to enjoy a sensory escape and the aloha spirit any time of the year.

Savor delectable cuisine at our award-winning oceanfront restaurant and bar. Sip a hand-crafted Mai Tai poolside in a cabana. Discover authentic Hawaiian culture at our Voyagers of the Pacific Luau. Explore active volcanoes or scuba dive with manta rays. Stroll to the quaint seaside village of Kailua-Kona for an afternoon of dining and shopping. Pamper yourself in our serene spa. Everything you crave in an island escape is at your fingertips, ready to help you make unforgettable memories at our Hawaii hotel on the Big Island.

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TheExperience
AWARD-WINNING
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AWARD-WINNING

We're honored to be recognized by TripAdvisor as one of travelers’ favorite properties around the world for 2023, and selected #1 Best Value Hotel, Best Hotel for Families, Best Luau, Best Bar, and Best Hotel Restaurant in Hawaii Magazine's Readers' Choice Awards for 2022 and 2023. Thank you!

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ROOMS
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ROOMS

Our rooms feature natural teak furnishings and colorful fabrics custom designed to connect you with the tropical surroundings.

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DINING
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DINING

Kailua-Kona's largest open-air, oceanfront restaurant and bar Don the Beachcomber Mai Tai Bar & Restaurant serves delicious cusine and cocktails daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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SPA
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SPA

Pamper yourself in paradise with massages, soothing skin therapies and specialty treatments.

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LU'AU
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LU'AU

Embark on a journey of discovery at the Voyagers of the Pacific Luau. This oldest of traditions celebrates the culture, music, dance, and cuisine of the Polynesian Islands, and culminates in a breathtaking fire dance finale. 

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WEDDINGS
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WEDDINGS

Capture unforgettable island memories and make your destination wedding dreams come true in a charming, oceanfront hideaway that creates a captivating, coastal backdrop with its stunning venues and exquisite views.

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MEETINGS
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MEETINGS

Are you planning an upcoming event in Hawaii? Your attendees wil revel in our luxurious amenities and the unforgettable island ambiance of our distinctive indoor and oceanfront venues.

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WHALE SEASON
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WHALE SEASON

Royal Kona is the perfect spot to catch Humpback whales swimming off the coast as they enjoy the warm Pacific waters during the winter months from late November through May.

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FIERY VOLCANOES
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FIERY VOLCANOES

Plan a visit to Hawaii Island and explore Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, home to two of the world's most active volcanoes, Kilauea and Mauna Loa, you never know when either may start to erupt. The park's awe-inspiring landscape is a testament to nature's beauty and offers an unforgettable experience.

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VACATION PACKAGES
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It's easy to enjoy your island escape with convenient packages that include airfare & the Big Island's best things to do.

ROOM ADDITIONS
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Simply unpack and enjoy when you pre-purchase the essentials like daily breakfast, car rental and activities. 

ADDED VALUES
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Enhance your stay with luxuries like chilled champagne, and join our rewards program to enjoy members-only benefits.

KAMA'AINA
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Take a staycation and say aloha to savings! Hawaii residents enjoy reduced room rates, free parking and more.

PARTNER OFFERS
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Your stay gets even more valuable with discounts on greens fees & club rentals.

Activities

Stunning beaches, exciting outdoor adventures, interesting culture, and unforgettable romance. Discover paradise with us in Kona, Hawaii.

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For Rent
Cabanas and Daybeds

Relax and enjoy all the sights and sounds of Kailua Bay at our oceanfront pool. Our shaded daybed and cabana rentals provide seating for up to two people and are a great way to spend a few hours or the whole day. Full service dining is available to-go from the adjacent Don's Mai Tai Bar.

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Every Thursday
HAWAIIAN MUSIC SERIES

Enjoy our weekly "Legends of Hawaiian Music" concert, showcasing some of Hawaii's most talented, award-winning artists. Free and open to the public, the concert is held Thursdays from 5 to 7 p.m. at Don's Mai Tai Bar. First come, first served based on table availability. 

FEBRUARY SCHEDULE

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Game, Set, Match
THE ROYAL KONA RESORT TENNIS CLUB

The Royal Kona Resort Tennis Club offers tennis and pickleball to the general public. Home to 4 Latexite hard courts, 3 with lights for night play, and a Pro Shop, the USTA Hawaii Pacific Inc. managed facility welcomes players of all ages and levels to enjoy USTA flagship programs and more.

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Stay Fit
New Fitness Center Open

Staying on track with your fitness regime is easy to do when you stay with us. Our new fitness center features an assortment of state-of-the-art equipment to ensure you have everything you need to keep up with your routine. 

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