Overlooking spectacular Kailua Bay in the heart of Kailua-Kona, the full service 3-Star Royal Kona Resort is within walking distance of restaurants, shops, historical sits, and activities. With its stunning architecture and authentic Hawaiian ambiance, the resort manages to capture the warmth and charm that is so often associated with Hawaii. The landscaping, pool furniture, lobby furniture and private lagoon and beach area were recently renovated. The hotel is completely nonsmoking with designated smoking areas outside.
The resort’s oceanfront, split level pool includes a shallow children’s pool and is located adjacent to Don’s Mai Tai Bar, which offers poolside cocktail service and snacks daily. The private sandy beach and sheltered, saltwater lagoon provides a wonderful safe place for swimming, sun tanning and great snorkeling. The resort is also home to the Lotus Center Massage and Spa, offering a full array of both Eastern and Western spa techniques. If tennis is your game, check out the Royal Kona Tennis Club featuring four Latexite courts, three of which are lighted for night play.
The resort also is home to a full range of casual and fine dining amid an open-air oceanfront setting overlooking Kailua Bay. Don the Beachcomber Restaurant is their newest restaurant, set right on the water’s edge, serving breakfast and dinner. Featuring Pacific-Rim cuisine during the dinner hours, the restaurant also serves a popular breakfast buffet, the restaurant boasts one of Kona’s finest buffets. The open-air setting is truly beautiful.
The largest open-air, oceanfront bar in Kona, Don’s Mai Tai Bar, features Hawaiian specialty drinks overlooking the waters of Kailua Bay. The bar features scheduled live entertainment while HD televisions broadcast current sporting events, as well as lunch and appetizers served daily. An authentic luau is held on select evenings throughout the week in the resorts Coconut Grove area. Feast on island cuisine and experience the music and dance of the South Pacific as well as stunning sunsets.
The Royal Kona Resort is a wonderful property. It has an ambiance throughout that will charm you and a staff that is both warm and gracious. It is a true Hawaiian resort with that elusive spirit that makes Hawaii such a special place in the world. A place where visitors experience something they remember always and dream of returning to once again.