Looking for a beach with a more modern feel? Ko Olina Lagoons consists of four man made lagoons, Hanu, Naia, Kolola and Ulua, all with their own sandy white beach located on the southwestern side of Oahu adjacent to the Four Seasons Ko Olina Resort, the Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa. Its waters are enclosed and barricaded by large rocks which prevent rough waves and high surf from disturbing the shores. This provides a perfect place for swimming and playing in the water, and is also a great location for a little snorkeling as well.
One of Ko Olina’s defining features is its beautiful sunsets. It can be a wonderful place to take wedding photos, or even just stroll about the shoreline with the family. Another highlight of the Ko Olina area is its manicured grassy lawns that offer you a quality spot for picnicking or relaxing with a nice book in hand.
If you’re interested in staying at one of the nearby resorts, they offer their visitors an excellent spa service and an eighteen hole golf course that is ranked as one of the nations top courses.
Excited to discover more of Ko Olina’s surrounding region? We recommend grabbing your hiking gear and exploring the Maili Pillbox. It’s a short 20-25 minute hike that leads to gorgeous ocean views on Oahu’s southwestern side. Another great place to visit for a big day of fun is Wet ‘n’ Wild Hawaii, Hawaii’s only waterpark.
Looking for a local restaurant nearby? All visitors to the area can dine at the Ko Olina Resort. The resort offers several options for dining like the La Hiki Kitchen where you’ll find farm fresh Hawaiian cuisine, and MINA’s Fish House for a line-to-table seafood. There’s also Ko Olina Center nearby where you can find many additional restaurants and bars like Monkeypod Kitchen by Merriman who have a wide selection of craft beers and live music daily.
There are a few great options for food nearby for dining in or for grabbing some grub to bring along.
At Ko Olina there’s parking in the resort lot and along street. You also have the option to take the bus to a nearby stop. Bus Accessible (click for bus directions from your current location)
Ko Olina Lagoons offers a great place for fun with your family and friends. Additionally, the surrounding area has many activities for you to explore.