a person giving an outdoor massage at Royal Kona Resort

Endless Big Island Activities

From our weekly Hawaiian music series, to our Voyagers of the Pacific Luau, we pack a host of activities into your stay right here at Royal Kona Resort. Sip your favorite drink poolside, enjoy a game at our Royal Kona Tennis Club, or splash in our saltwater lagoon.

Lei making at Royal Kona Resort

Hawaiian Cultural Activities

Immerse yourself in the culture of Hawaii with special activities available exclusively to resort guests. Space is limited, stop by the Front Desk to reserve your place. Schedule includes:

  • Thursdays & Saturdays - 8:30am-9:30am: Ukelele Lessons in the Gazebo
  • Tuesdays & Wednesdays - 9:30am-10:30am: Hula Lessons at Coconut Grove
  • Fridays - 9am-11am: Open market featuring Hawaii-made products & Lei making lessons


Men playing the bass

Come together on the pool deck every Thursday evening to celebrate legends of Hawaiian music. Free and open to the public, the concert is held every Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Don's Mai Tai Bar. First come, first served based on table availability. 


Woman dancing in a luau with red maracas on the hands

Don't miss the oceanfront Voyagers of the Pacific Luau presented by award-winning Tihati Productions. A sumptuous dinner and open bar complements a dramatic presentation of Polynesian song, dance and a fire knife finale celebrating the Hawaiian culture.


Call 877-631-9793: For reservations or more information

dons fish tacos and coktails

Experience breathtaking ocean views along with a vibrant food and drink scene at Don the Beachcomber Restaurant & Mai Tai Bar. We are open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Indulge in fresh seafood, classic island dishes and hand-crafted cocktails as you dine oceanside. We have the perfect menu for every appetite, so you're sure to find something you'll love. If you prefer a more intimate setting, grab take away to enjoy from the comfort of your own private lanai. Come, see for yourself!

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Royal Kona Resort fitness center with exercise machines and weights

Don't skip your workout on vacation, unless you want to! At over 700 square feet, Royal Kona's fitness center is equipped with a variety of state-of-the-art exercise equipment including treadmills, elliptical machines, Nautilus® machines, and Keiser© pneumatic air-based equipment which aims to provide a quieter workout with no loud clanking iron.  

For resort guests only, the gym is accessible with your room key from 5am-11pm, daily. Shirt and shoes required. Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult.  

diagram, engineering drawing

The Royal Kona Resort Tennis Club offers tennis and pickleball for players of all ages and levels. Managed by USTA Hawaii Pacific Inc. you can play like a pro, day or night, with private or group lessons from our professional staff. The Club has four Latexite courts, 3 lit for night play, a pro shop, racquet stringing services, and throughout the year will host special programs and events.


Woman doing a yoga pose with the ocean on the back

Center your mind, body and spirit, while discovering the Hawaiian mana. Located at the Lohaki Point garden or luau oceanfront stage, one can connect with their surroundings through guided class daily from 7:30am - 8:30am. Sign-up information at the Front Desk. 

a person sitting on a lounge chair at Royal Kona swimming pool

Explore the ocean without leaving the resort in our protected saltwater lagoon, ideal for kids and beginner snorkelers. Then relax poolside under a cabana or on a daybed. With Don's Mai Tai Bar located just next door refreshing cocktails and tasty snacks are always within reach. Please note that the pool closes daily at sunset, and its opening hours vary depending on the season.

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woman getting a back massage with a candle as decoration

Tucked away in Royal Kona's Bay Tower, discover a spa in Hawaii that will transform your body, mind and spirit. The Lotus Center is the first step in your journey to balancing all elements of your being. Enjoy traditional treatments featuring both Eastern and Western techniques, personalized spa packages, facials, body treatments, massage, chiropractic care, yoga, acupuncture and reiki.


helicopter tour

There's plenty of adventure and exciting island activities to experience on Hawaii's Big Island. Stop by the Activities Desk in the lobby to get the best recommendations for outdoor activities like touring Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, soaring for a birds-eye view of Hawaii Island's breathtaking natural scenery, hiking to waterfalls, learning about coffee making at local farms, swimming with manta rays, and more.  

a person sitting at a desk with a laptop in room at royal kona resort

Take advantage of convenient Internet access available throughout Royal Kona Resort. To access the Wi-Fi, simply select "RKR WiFi" from the available networks list under settings on your Wi-Fi enabled device. Open your internet browser if page doesn't appear but shows you are connected. 

Encountering technical issues when connecting? Please call 877-338-5368 for assistance.