This Fall’s #1 Family Destination: Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa

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Guests can Enjoy the Holidays with a Special Aulani Mahalo Season Offer

Disney-Aulani-Moʻolelo-Fire-Pit-Storytelling-742x495KO OLINA, Hawai‘i – Escaping to Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa is wonderful all year round, but guests visiting the Hawaiian resort during the fall will be delighted with a variety of seasonal experiences and special surprises, ranging from Halloween spooks to Christmas cheer. As a thank you—or mahalo—for staying at Aulani during this time of year, guests are invited to take part in a special offer. With Aulani Mahalo Season, the resort is offering 30% on stays of 5+ consecutive nights* or 25% on stays of 4 consecutive nights*.

The Aloha Spirit of the Holidays

On select Saturday evenings in October, the resort hosts Aulani Ho`olaule`a, a Halloween Party with face painting, balloon artists, games, prizes, dancing and more on the Hālāwai Lawn. Disney friends including Mickey, Minnie, Chip and Dale appear in their best Halloween costumes for photos and character greetings.

For those choosing to celebrate Thanksgiving with their ‘ohana—or family—at Aulani, the resort’s chefs take guests through a culinary journey with many dining options, including a celebratory meal, Aulani Thanksgiving Feast, featuring an all-you-care-to-enjoy buffet of a Hawaiian holiday mixed with Disney fantasy. During the Christmas season, carolers sing various holiday songs in the Maka‘ala Lobby and Waikolohe Valley and for those lucky enough to stay at the resort on Christmas Eve, Santa Claus will visit Aunty’s Beach House throughout the day!

Best for Families

Disney-Aulani-AUNTY’S-BEACH-HOUSE4-742x510With magic only Disney can provide, Aulani brings families together in paradise. From relaxing with a family treatment in the award-winning Laniwai Spa to floating through the Waikolohe Stream, there are activities for the whole ‘ohana. Kids even have their own place to hang out at Aunty’s Beach House, an interactive kids club offering a variety of complimentary activities ages 3 to 12.

It’s no wonder that Aulani was named the “Top Resort for Families in Hawai‘i” in the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2015. Readers were invited to vote for the best resort for families based on rooms/facilities, location, service, restaurants/food and value.

The resort has also been declared the “Best Large Resort for Families” by Sunset magazine, the premier guide to living in the West. Aulani was one of 30 winners of the first-ever Sunset Travel Awards, which honor the West’s top destinations in lodging, dining, cultural tourism, outdoor adventure, environmental stewardship, and more.

Visit or your travel agent for more details on Aulani Mahalo Season, the resort and how to book. Book the special offer now through October 26, 2015 for stays most nights August 16 through December 21, 2015* (excluding November 25 through November 28, 2015*).

About Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa

Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa is perfectly positioned on 21 beautiful oceanfront acres of Ko Olina on the leeward coast of Oah‘u. Just 17 miles from Honolulu International Airport and approximately 30 minutes from Waikiki, Aulani features 351 rooms, including 16 suites, and 481 two-bedroom equivalent villas, including 20 Grand Villas. Guests are invited to experience its world-class spa, restaurants and lounges, pools, kids’ club, and more – all uniquely designed for families to discover the culture, history and traditions of Hawai’i. For more information and reservations, visit or call (866) 44-DISNEY.

*Savings based on the non-discounted rate for same room. The number of rooms allocated for this offer may be limited. Savings excludes Resort fees. Limit 2 rooms per reservation. Excludes suites and 3-bedroom Grand Villas. Additional charges may apply if more than 2 adults per room. Cannot be combined with other discounts or promotions. Advance reservations required.