• On May 4, 2017
    Samuel from AK Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    we are headed to Aulani in July and was wondering if we can bring and use sun tents on the beach area at Aulani.

    Hi Samuel,

    You are getting so close to your upcoming summer vacation at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa in Ko Olina, Hawai‘i! You must be so excited! My family enjoyed a wonderful stay at Aulani in March and we simply can't wait to return. I hope you enjoy it as much as we did!

    Samuel I checked with one of the Recreation Cast Members at Aulani and was advised that tents are prohibited from being used on the beach at Aulani. In fact, tents of any kind are restricted from use on any of the beaches or lagoons throughout Ko Olina.

    That said, Samuel, I do have a couple alternative recommendations for you. Aulani provides complimentary lounge chairs on the beach for guests which are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Many of these lounge chairs come with umbrellas which are capable of providing shade from the sun. During our time at Aulani, I found it was relatively easy to find lounge chairs with umbrellas on the beach as opposed to in the pool areas of the Resort, which tended to fill up quickly each morning. In fact, once we found our favorite spot on the beach, we much preferred spending our time here as the gorgeous views from Aulani's beach, with the sounds of waves crashing in the distance, simply can't be beat!

    Your other option would be to rent a beachside casabella, a 2-seat lounger with a sunshade awning, which are available for rent on a first-come, first-served basis from Makiki Joe's, which is located on the beach adjacent to the Waikolohe Valley pool area.

    I hope this options are helpful for you Samuel as you continue planning your upcoming 'Ohana vacation at Aulani!


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