Summer Pool Series: Dive in to Oahu’s Best Pools
Summer is here and that means it’s all about spending less time indoors and more time splashing around at your favorite beach or pool.
Hawaii has the best beaches, and we’re spoiling guests with our pools too!
We’re kicking off our Hawaiian summer with a little Marriott Hawaii pool roll call.
We formerly shared the best pools in Kauai and now it’s time for the best pools in Oahu!
Number of pools: 2
Helumoa Playground & Edge of Waikiki
Sheraton Waikiki’s Helumoa Playground features two fresh water swimming pools, a 15-foot high by 70-foot long water slide, a staging area for outdoor functions, two large whirlpools with sweeping views of Waikiki Beach, an interactive fountain area for kids, fun and creative food and beverage, chaise water sunning benches, and a pool hut where guests may borrow towels and purchase pool goods including sun products, inflatable floatation devices and toys.
In addition, guests are invited to relax at the Edge of Waikiki, our adult oasis. Waikiki’s premier infinity pool which seems to stretch endlessly. Resort guests 16 years and older will enjoy the illusion extended all the way to the horizon with magnificent views of Diamond Head and Waikiki Beach.
Beyond the Infinity pool lies an intimate stretch of Waikiki beach. During low tide, guests and families may sunbathe on the sand and enjoy the gentle saltwater waves.
Waikiki Beach Services’ friendly and professional staff is located at both of pools and will be able to provide all of your ocean and beach needs.
The beachboys at Waikiki Beach Services offer everything from surfing lessons and stand-up paddle board classes, to outrigger canoe rides and in-depth knowledge of the Hawaiian surf culture. The beachboyscan also ensure your comfort on the beach with private umbrella set and chaise lounge rentals.
The Royal Hawaiian
Number of pools: 2
Malulani Pool & Helumoa Playground
Infinitely appealing to those guests seeking relaxation and revitalization, the Malulani Pool and Cabanas are the perfect antidote. Offering a quiet oasis fronting world-famous Waikiki Beach and the sparkling Pacific Ocean, this exclusive poolside enclave is lined by luxurious lounge chairs with plush cushions under the shade of over-sized, deck umbrellas.
Private poolside cabanas are available for hire atop a stunning stone pool deck. Bask in the sun as beach and pool attendants attend to your every wish, and as the sun sets over the ocean, enjoy a relaxing soak in our tropical jacuzzi.
The Helumoa Playground and Keiki Pool is a Waikiki beachfront extravaganza beckons both the young and the young at heart.
The Helumoa Playground features two fresh water swimming pools, a 15-foot high by 70-foot long water slide, two large whirlpool spas with sweeping views of Waikiki Beach, an interactive fountain area for kids, fun and creative food and beverage, water chaise lounges, and a pool hut where guests may borrow towels and purchase pool goods including sun products, inflatable floatation devices and toys.
Lei making, water slide races, hula lessons, storytelling and stargazing are just some of the activities guests can enjoy at the Helumoa Playground.
The Helumoa Playground is a shared pool area for guests of The Royal Hawaiian and Sheraton Waikiki.
Number of pools: 1
Moana Pool Desk
Rejuvenate yourself and play well at the Beach and Pool at the Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa. Located at the heart of the Moana and fronting the world famous Waikiki Beach, the Moana Beach and Pool deck lounge chairs are complimentary* to guests of the Moana Surfrider, and the Waikiki public beach is also located a few steps away from the pool deck which offers complimentary seating.
From sunscreen to surfboards, canoe rides to beach toys; whatever you may need to relax or play is offered at the Moana Pool Desk & at the Aloha Beach Services located on the Waikiki beach.r to rent seating on The Beach at The Moana. Pool will certainly delight any traveler to the islands.
The Beach and pool at The Moana offers food and beverage options throughout the day from the Surfrider Café and The Beach Bar. Food attendants are available from 10:00am – 5:00pm daily.
Consumption of alcohol is not allowed on the Beach at Moana; however, alcoholic beverages may be consumed on the pool deck at Moana. Alcoholic beverages must be purchased through The Beach Bar, and all Hawaii State Liquor Laws apply.
Sheraton Princess Kaiulani
Number of pools: 1
At Sheraton Princess Kaiulani, you are invited to relax at our 85,000 gallon salt water pool and deck. Here, guests are encouraged to take in the Hawaiian sun and enjoy special pool services which include daily fruits and chilled Oshibori towels to refresh.
The pool offers lunch, pupu’s (appetizers) and drinks are available poolside from Splash Bar & Bento starting at 11am to closing, a combination of local favorites and bar & grill staples. All the ingredients for a relaxing day by the pool!
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