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Ko Olina Lagoons

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Address: Kapolei, Oahu, HI
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: No
Description: Beyond Pearl City is Oahu’s Leeward Coast, home to spectacular beaches...
Beyond Pearl City is Oahu’s Leeward Coast, home to spectacular beaches like Makaha and Yokohama. But the biggest magnet is Ko Olina Resort with its glorious coves for swimming and sunning. Ko Olina’s newest addition is Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa that sidesteps typical Disney fantasy and focuses on celebrating the reality of Hawaiian culture, history and traditions. With the help of Mickey, Minnie and the gang decked out in aloha attire, the resort has a fun vibe that never lets you lose sight that it’s all about the Hawaiian Islands. At Ko Olina, you’ll also find two of Oahu’s most popular luaus at Germaine’s and Paradise Cove, plus a selection of ocean excursions departing the resort’s marina.
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We stayed at the Bay Villas condos and spent time at 2 of the 4 lagoons during our stay. We really liked the lagoon in front of our condo, it was uncrowded. They do not provide... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 29, 2015
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Gig Harbor, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

We stayed at the Bay Villas condos and spent time at 2 of the 4 lagoons during our stay. We really liked the lagoon in front of our condo, it was uncrowded. They do not provide chairs or any services at this lagoon like the ones in front of the Hotel Resorts. There is a public restroom and showers to... More 

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Burnaby, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Awesome beach experience. Pretty popular place for both lagoons as the Aulani Disney Resort is close by. Still awesome place to be while in the area but parking seems very very limited...

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Sudbury, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

The sand is soft, the water blue, and the rocks prevent you from being pushed by waves. The view can't be beat and there are paths that walk from one lagoon to the other. Plus you can walk into any resort area and get a bite to eat to boot!

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Seattle, Washington
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28 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

I enjoyed lagoon 4 very much. There was ample parking and plenty of space at the beach. The lagoons are blocked off to reduce waves activity and big fish coming in. Perfect for families with small children, the water is calm and the depth increases gradually. You don't have to be staying local to use these lagoons either. I highly... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

We had twelve people that stayed at the Marriott Beach Villas at Ko Olina in two condos. Excellent location in Oahu with access to the Pearl Harbor area, Wakaki, and to the North Shore. The beach and lagoons at the resort were great if you do not want waves crashing in , and want the beach atmosphere and feel. OUTSTANDING!

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Hanford, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We were staying in the Ko Olina villas, and found that the lagoon in front of this property was the best--if you like an uncrowded atmosphere. The other lagoons were considerably more crowded. My oldest granddaughter (6) and I went in the lagoons everyday of our stay and had the most relaxing and memorable times of our vacation. Very peaceful... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We aren't big water people so wading out into the lagoon was just perfect for us. We are here for five days and so far have enjoyed the lagoon here immensely.

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The beauty of these lagoons is not to be missed. Lovely water with surprising snorkeling made it close to perfect.

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Celebration, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Immaculate beach that was so quiet and relaxing. Loved laying under the straw umbrellas and going snorkeling in the lagoon.

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Salem, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

These lagoons were great for swimming. We stayed at the JW Marriott which is located on the first lagoon. We swam and snorkeled in the first and second lagoon. Not great snorkeling but did see some fish and easy to snorkel in. On the first lagoon I would highly recommend taking the sail boat from the Disney resort. Just an... More 

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