||Disney Aulani Resort
Joined: Jul 23, 2013
|Posted: 2013-11-09 3:04 pm  Permalink|
Micechat wrote up an article about Aulani celebrating its two year anniversary if anybody is interested.
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From: LA-2547 mls east Hawaii &5500 Easter Is
|Posted: 2013-11-10 10:24 am  Permalink|
Snorkling and water tubing for the family is emphasized.
Aulani opts for Menehune over Tiki:
Joined: Aug 18, 2008
|Posted: 2013-11-27 10:42 pm  Permalink|
looks like a Hawaiian version of atlantis in the bahamas....
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From: Deep in the Jacksonville Florida jungle.
|Posted: 2013-11-28 04:55 am  Permalink|
Haha, Savoy6, that sounds like a very good encapsulation. Only one way to be certain - to go visit and check it out.
I'm guessing that Disney's Aulani isn't oceanfront - I have not heard of any beaches associated with the resort.
The Atlantis built a new timeshare resort adjacent to the original. This has made it virtually impossible to visit the famous "movie beaches" of that part of the island without being a paid guest, although you may be able to walk from adjacent resorts if you are willing to spend the time and a little extra cab fare. In years past I took great pride in sneaking in to all sorts of things on and around Atlantis.
Joined: May 12, 2004
|Posted: 2013-11-28 08:09 am  Permalink|
It is oceanfront, but with man-made beach/lagoons....actually, there are no mellow family friendly beaches on the west coast over there....it's always too rough!
Joined: Mar 25, 2005
From: Boogie Wonderland
|Posted: 2013-11-28 09:47 am  Permalink|
Here's the beach / lagoon at the Aulani, I took this last year the morning after a tsunami warning and the beach was closed.