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August 19 to December 17, 2019 – Pool and Whirlpool Spa Refurbishment at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa

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We’re making enhancements to some of our pools and whirlpool spas between August 19 and December 17, 2019. If you’re visiting us during those dates, learn how these improvements might affect your visit.
  • August 19 to December 17, 2019 – Pardon Our Pixie Dust Offer: Get a $50 Resort Credit Per Room, Per Night*

    If you’re planning to stay with us between August 19 and December 17, 2019, receive a $50 Resort credit per room, per night*—available only during our pool refurbishment! This Resort credit is valid for any length of stay and will be redeemed at check-in.

    Use your Resort credit for our dining, merchandise and spa offerings as well as for excursions! It’s our way of saying thank you for staying with us during this period.

    Find out more about this Resort credit by calling us at (866) 443-4763 between 7:00 AM and 9:00 PM Pacific Time. Guests under 18 years of age must have parent or guardian permission to call.

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    *This offer is valid for Guests staying between August 19 and December 17, 2019. Resort credit may not be redeemed for cash, refunded, transferred or applied towards room rate and will expire at 11:59 PM on departure date. Credit offer not available to those Guests booking on a Cast rate, Cast Friends and Family rate, RSR rate, Industry Courtesy rate, and Cost Recovery rates. Advance reservations required.

    Refurbishment dates are subject to change.

    If you’re planning to stay with us between August 19 and December 17, 2019, receive a $50 Resort credit per room, per night*—available only during our pool refurbishment!

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  • August 19 to December 17, 2019 – Schedule for Pools and Whirlpool Spas

    Learn when some of our pools and whirlpool spas are closed during the pool refurbishment period—as well as which ones remain open.

    For delightful swimming and water play, the Aulani Resort beach, Ka Maka Grotto, Keiki Cove Splash Zone and the Wailana Pool will remain open for you to enjoy.

    Refurbishment Schedule

    August 19 to October 16

    Open

    Closed
    • Waikolohe Stream
    • Tubestone Curl Waterslide
    • Menehune Bridge
    • Waikolohe Stream Whirlpool Spa
    • Aulani Pool Parties

    October 16 to December 17

    Open

    Closed
    • Waikolohe Pool
    • Volcanic Vertical Waterslide
    • Aulani Pool Parties
    • Rainbow Reef
    • Waikolohe Pool Whirlpool Spa
    • Both ‘Alohi Point Whirlpool Spas
    • Menehune Bridge—the kids’ interactive area with 2 slides and a play structure

    Refurbishment dates are subject to change.
    Learn when some of our pools and whirlpool spas are closed during the pool refurbishment period—as well as which ones remain open.

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  • August 19 to December 17, 2019 – Things to Do

    During our pool refurbishment from August 19 to December 17, 2019, enjoy fun activities right outside your door at Aulani Resort—and at outstanding nearby locations.

    At Aulani Resort, choose from a wonderful array of activities. From traditional Hawaiian activities including lei making and storytelling to experiences only Disney can provide—such as a feast and entertainment at Ka Wa‘a – a Lu’au at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa and Hawaiian makeovers at Painted Sky: HI Style Studio—you’ll be sure to find something to do that suits your preference.

    Entertainment options remain the same—with a few new ones added for your enjoyment during the refurbishment period. Please check the Daily and Weekly ‘Iwa to see a listing of the entertainment and activities we have in store for you!

    Step outside Aulani Resort for more fun choices:

    O‘ahu
    With 112 miles of shoreline, O‘ahu is a nature lover's paradise with tons of things to do for families. Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa is nestled in the vibrant Ko Olina Resort community and just a short distance from Honolulu, Waikiki and Kailua—havens for world-class shopping, dining, sightseeing and cultural activities.

    Aulani Resort Excursions
    Find the spectacular sunsets, welcoming people and rich history and culture that make this island paradise so special. Come along and spot humpback whales on a catamaran cruise, tour O‘ahu‘s moving World War II memorials or hike to a hidden waterfall. All this and more is waiting for you.

    Ko Olina Golf Club
    Enjoy outstanding facilities, including a golf course, driving range, putting greens and clubhouse.

    Shopping on O‘ahu
    Check out the options available for rewarding shopping experiences:

    • Shopping in Ko Olina
    • Shop for apparel, gifts, sundries and more at Ko Olina Resort & Marina, adjacent to Aulani Resort.
    • Shopping in Kapolei
    • Ka Makana Ali‘i – The Center for West O‘ahu offers residents and visitors a family-friendly experience featuring more than 100 exciting stores, restaurants, a state-of-the-art theater and weekly entertainment that's just a short drive from Aulani Resort.
    • Shopping in the Waikiki Area
    • The greater Waikiki area has outstanding shopping venues that feature couture fashions and popular brands.
    • Waikele Premium Outlets
    • The only outlet center in Hawai'i, Waikele Premium Outlets features more than 50 shops.

    Refurbishment dates are subject to change.
    During our pool refurbishment from August 19 to December 17, 2019, enjoy fun activities right outside your door at Aulani Resort—and at outstanding nearby locations.

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  • August 19 to December 17, 2019 – Schedule for Dining

    Explore several changes to some of our restaurants and lounges during the pool and whirlpool spa refurbishment period.

    Here are the restaurants with alterations to schedules, locations and more:

    October 16 to December 17


    In addition to a variety of delicious Dining options available throughout the refurbishment period, Aulani Resort is located within Ko Olina Resort, which offers a number of nearby options within a short walking distance.

    Refurbishment dates are subject to change.
    Explore several changes to some of our restaurants and lounges during the pool and whirlpool spa refurbishment period.

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  • August 19 to December 17, 2019 – Weddings and Celebrations

    Are you planning to have your fairytale wedding during our refurbishment from August 19 to December 17, 2019? Our Cast Members will devote themselves to helping you make your dreams come true.

    Also, if your honeymoon, vow renewal, family reunion, birthday or other celebration takes place on dates ranging from August 19 to December 17, 2019, everyone at Aulani Resort will work together to create a magical experience for you.

    As we undergo refurbishment, there may be some noise and disruption due to the construction. Please call us to discuss your celebration or special event. Guests under 18 years of age must have parent or guardian permission to call.

    • Weddings: Call Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings at (407) 566-2313† or get more information about weddings and vow renewals by visiting Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings.
    • Honeymoons: For assistance planning your romantic honeymoon, discover a delightful array of options at Honeymoons and call us at (407) 566-2313† between 7:00 AM and 9:00 PM Pacific Time.
    • Private Group Events: Call an Aulani Resort Event Specialist at (321) 939-4225† or email inquiries@disneyaulani.com.
    • Accommodations for Large Groups: If your group books 10 or more rooms, you can enjoy great benefits, including special rates, room blocks and group activities. For booking information, visit Disney Group Getaways.
    • Birthdays, Family Reunions and Other Celebrations: Call us at (866) 443-4763† between 7:00 AM and 9:00 PM Pacific Time.

    †Guests under 18 years of age must have parent or guardian permission to call.

    Refurbishment dates are subject to change.
    Are you planning to have your fairytale wedding during our refurbishment from August 19 to December 17, 2019? Our Cast Members will devote themselves to helping you make your dreams come true.

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  • August 19 to December 17, 2019 – Meetings & Events

    Organizing a corporate meeting, conference or gathering between August 19 and December 17, 2019? Find out how our pool refurbishment might affect your special event.

    As we undergo refurbishment, there may be some noise and disruption due to the construction. Please call us at (321) 939-4031 to discuss your meetings or special event. Guests under 18 years of age must have parent or guardian permission to call.

    Refurbishment dates are subject to change.
    Organizing a corporate meeting, conference or gathering between August 19 and December 17, 2019? Find out how our pool refurbishment might affect your special event.

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  • August 19 to December 17, 2019 – Information for Disney Vacation Club Members

    The pool refurbishment scheduled for August 19 to December 17, 2019 is the kind of vigilant maintenance that keeps Aulani Resort up to Disney standards.

    Refurbishment dates are subject to change. If you have any questions about our pool refurbishment, its impact on your vacation or questions regarding your Aulani ownership, please call Member Services at (800) 800-9800. Guests under 18 years of age must have parent or guardian permission to call.

    The pool refurbishment scheduled for August 19 to December 17, 2019 is the kind of vigilant maintenance that keeps Aulani Resort up to Disney standards.

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  • August 19 to December 17, 2019 – Our Pool Refurbishment – Frequently Asked Questions

    Guests frequently ask the following questions concerning the pool refurbishment at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa that takes place between August 19 and December 17, 2019. Here are some answers that be helpful to you:

    Q. Why is the Resort undergoing refurbishment?

    A. Between August 19 through December 17, 2019, after 7 years in operation and in keeping with Disney standards, the Waikolohe Pool and Waikolohe Stream will be closed for necessary maintenance—along with several other pools and spas in the Waikolohe Valley. Other areas of the Resort near the refurbishment areas will also be closed because they may be affected by equipment movement, noise and dust.

    Q. Are you providing any special offers during the pool refurbishment time period?

    A. All Guests and Disney Vacation Club Members visiting Aulani Resort for stays between August 19 and December 17, 2019 will receive a $50 Resort credit per room, per night* that can be used toward any of our offerings—including dining, merchandise, spa and excursions. This Resort credit is valid for any length of stay and will be redeemed at check-in.

    *This offer is valid for Guests staying between August 19 and December 17, 2019. Resort credit may not be redeemed for cash, refunded, transferred or applied towards room rate and will expire at 11:59 PM on departure date. Credit offer not available to those Guests booking on a Cast rate, Cast Friends and Family rate, RSR rate, Industry Courtesy rate, and Cost Recovery rates. Advance reservations required.

    Offer cannot be applied to Disney Vacation Club Membership purchase. Offer not redeemable for cash and not transferable. Offer subject to change or termination without notice. We reserve the right to substitute an item of equal or greater value.

    Q. Which pools, slides and spas will be closed and what are the dates of their closures and re-openings?

    A. From August 19 to October 16, 2019, Waikolohe Stream, the Tubestone Curl water slide and Waikolohe Stream Whirlpool Spa will be closed. They will re-open on October 17, 2019. Additionally, Menehune Bridge will be closed through the beginning of November.

    From October 16 to December 17, 2019, Waikolohe Pool, the Volcanic Vertical water slide, Waikolohe Pool Whirlpool Spa, ‘Alohi Point Whirlpool Spa and Rainbow Reef will be closed. They will all re-open on December 18, 2019.

    Q. Which pools will not close for refurbishment but will remain open throughout 2019?

    A. From August 19 to December 17, 2019—during the refurbishment period—the Aulani Resort Beach at Ko Olina Lagoon, the Ka Maka Grotto and Keiki Cove Splash Zone will remain open for you to enjoy delightful swimming and water play.

    The Wailana Pool will also remain open and will be available for Guests of all ages.

    Check the schedule for all the other pools, since they take turns being open and closed during this time period.

    Q. Will I hear construction noise?

    A. Between August 19 and December 17, 2019, you may hear construction noise on weekdays from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM while some of our pools and whirlpool spas are under refurbishment. There will possibly be some work done on Saturdays as well.

    Q. Will I see construction work taking place?

    A. Between August 19 and December 17, 2019, Guests and Disney Vacation Club Members staying in rooms facing the Waikolohe Valley will be able to see the construction area from their rooms and lanais.

    In addition, all Guests and Disney Vacation Club Members can expect to see construction when they get on the Volcanic Vertical or Tubestone Curl water slides. They’ll also see walls shielding the construction areas in the Waikolohe Valley and will be detoured to access certain areas, including Hālāwai Lawn, ‘AMA’AMA Restaurant and the beach.

    Q. How much of an inconvenience will this be to my vacation?

    A. During the refurbishment between August 19 and December 17, 2019, Guests and Disney Vacation Club Members can expect to experience some inconvenience. That’s why Aulani Resort is giving everyone who stays with us during this refurbishment time a $50 Resort credit per room, per night* to enjoy some of our extraordinary offerings

    Guests and Disney Vacation Club Members may hear construction noise on weekdays from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, with some work possibly done on Saturdays as well.

    There will be pool and whirlpool spa closures as well as some altered hours or locations for dining venues and additional changes. Also, there will be construction walls in the Waikolohe Valley and detours to access certain areas, including Hālāwai Lawn, ‘AMA’AMA Restaurant and the beach.

    The Cast Members at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa are dedicated to providing you a magical stay on Oahu, as only Disney can. During our refurbishment, they will devote themselves to fulfill that goal.

    *This offer is valid for Guests staying between August 19 and December 17, 2019. Resort credit may not be redeemed for cash, refunded, transferred or applied towards room rate and will expire at 11:59 PM on departure date. Credit offer not available to those Guests booking on a Cast rate, Cast Friends and Family rate, RSR rate, Industry Courtesy rate, and Cost Recovery rates. Advance reservations required.

    Offer cannot be applied to Disney Vacation Club Membership purchase. Offer not redeemable for cash and not transferable. Offer subject to change or termination without notice. We reserve the right to substitute an item of equal or greater value.

    Q. Will this affect weddings and other events taking place at Aulani Resort?

    A. Between August 19 and December 17, 2019, weddings and other events may be affected by noise and possible interruptions during our pool and whirlpool spa refurbishment.

    During the refurbishment, the Cast Members at Aulani Resort will devote themselves to making your fairytale wedding come true. For all other special events—from honeymoons to birthdays to family reunions and more—they will join together to provide you with a truly magical celebration.

    Q. Will I receive a penalty for canceling or changing my current reservation?

    A. Guests who have booked a travel package can cancel or change their reservation outside of 30 days of their arrival date without a penalty fee. Those who have booked a room only can cancel or change their reservation outside of 5 days without a penalty fee.

    Disney Vacation Club Members may contact Member Services at (800) 800-9800 from 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM on Monday through Friday and 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM Eastern Time on Saturday and Sunday to modify or cancel their reservation. Guests under 18 years of age must have parent or guardian permission to call.

    Q. Will there still be the same activities and entertainment options available during refurbishment?

    A. During the refurbishment period between August 19 and December 17, 2019, Aulani Resort’s beach operations will remain open normal hours, and Makiki Joe’s beach rentals will continue to offer a number of ways for the whole family to swim, splash and play in the ocean and sand.

    As always, there is a wide array of activities and entertainment for the whole family to enjoy. From traditional Hawaiian activities including lei making and storytelling to experiences only Disney can provide—such as a feast and entertainment at Ka Wa‘a – a Lu’au at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa and Hawaiian makeovers at Painted Sky: HI Style Studio—you’ll be sure to find something to do that suits your preference.

    Entertainment options remain the same—with a few new ones added for your enjoyment during the refurbishment period. Please check the Daily and Weekly ‘Iwa to see a listing of the entertainment and activities we have in store for you!

    Q. Will poolside food & beverage service still be available during the pool refurbishment?

    A. During the refurbishment period from August 19 to December 17, 2019, food and beverages will be available at Ka Maka Grotto, Wailana Pool and at the beach.

    Also throughout the refurbishment, the Wailana Pool Bar will remain open.

    From October 14 to December 17, 2019, food and beverage service will be closed at Waikolohe Pool.

    Q. What quick-service dining options will be available?

    A. From August 19 to December 17, 2019, during the refurbishment period, Little Opihi’s – Beachside Kiosk and Ulu Cafe will be open normal hours.

    The following quick-service dining venues will have changes to their schedules:

    October 16 to December 17
    • Mama’s Snack Stop will be closed
    • Lava Shack will be closed
    • Pāpālua Shave Ice will be relocated to the Wailana Pool Bar

    In addition to a variety of delicious Dining options available throughout the refurbishment period, Aulani Resort is located within Ko Olina Resort, which offers a number of nearby quick-service dining options within a short walking distance.

    Q. Which restaurant and lounge options will have changes during the pool and whirlpool spa refurbishment period?

    A. From August 19 to December 17, 2019, during the refurbishment period, The ‘Ōlelo Room will be open normal hours.

    The following restaurants and lounges will have changes to their schedules:

    October 16 to December 17
    • Makahiki – The Bounty of the Islands will offer lunch
    • ‘AMA’AMA – Contemporary Island Cooking will open at 5:00 PM
    • Off the Hook will open at 5:00 PM

    In addition to a variety of delicious Dining options available throughout the refurbishment period, Aulani Resort is located within Ko Olina Resort, which offers a number of nearby restaurant dining options within a short walking distance.

    Q. Will my children be able to enjoy Aunty’s Beach House?

    A. Aunty’s Beach House will be open normal hours throughout the refurbishment period and will continue offering programs for kids ages 3 to 12.

    Q. I am a Disney Vacation Club Member who is also an owner at Aulani Resort. Are my Annual Dues being used for this refurbishment?

    A. No. Your Annual Dues goes towards your Resort's operating costs, administrative expenses, real estate taxes and refurbishment expenses. However, this project is being covered by Aulani Resort and will not be paid with your Member Dues.

    Details about your Annual Dues can be reviewed on DisneyVacationClub.com under My DVC Membership.

    Refurbishment dates are subject to change.
    Guests frequently ask the following questions concerning the pool refurbishment at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa

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Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa in Ko Olina, Hawai‘i

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  • Value Season – From $484
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