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Pool and Beach

Sunshine Glamor

Hawaii’s tropical setting is best enjoyed by the water and at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, you’re spoilt for choice. Enjoy the best of island life by lounging by the pristine white sandy beach or taking a dip in the resort’s stunning beach-front swimming pool.

Pristine beach

The Kahala Hotel & Resort is situated on an 800-foot long white sandy beach. With complimentary beach loungers and towels presented with five-star hospitality, you’ll soon fall in love with Hawaii.

Swimming pool

Our temperature-controlled pool is a popular place to soak up the sun. Swim or float the day away, order poolside beverages and snacks and catch up on your reading on our luxurious loungers.

Stay active

A wide variety of watersports and marine-based tours are available at The Kahala. Guests also enjoy complimentary use of bicycles and additional sports such as golf and tennis can be arranged off-site through our concierge.

Further information

Pool and beach rentals including kayaks, snorkel gear, boogie boards, cabana lounges, foldable beach chairs and umbrellas are available from 8:00am to 5:30pm and can be arranged by calling the concierge at (808) 739.8811. The pool desk sells sunscreen, protective eyewear, sun hats and other essentials.

Surf Lessons

Standing up on a surfboard has never been so easy! There will be a brief instructional demonstration and practice on the beach prior to heading out to the surf zone. At The Kahala Hotel & Resort, we utilize the outrigger canoe to access the surf. We provide each participant with reef walkers, a rash guard, a leash, and a surfboard. Our surf instructor will imbue you with the confidence, motivation, and knowledge needed to stand up on your first surfing experience. $100 per person for 90 minutes

Free introduction Surf class with Beach Adventures from Hans Hedemann Surf School daily from 9:15 am - 9:30 am for Kahala guests.

Stand Up Paddling (SUP)

Stand up paddling is a new sport to hit the islands and has grown in popularity in the last several years. It is a great core work out and requires minimal skill. Allow your guide to teach you the basic skills to master this balancing act. Stand-Up Surfboard Rental available at $35 per hour, $100 per day

Free introduction SUP class daily from 9:30 am - 9:45 am for Kahala guests.

Private Stand-up Lesson

The private stand up lesson comesfrom a very experienced surfer, lifeguard and stand-up paddler. Learnnumerous techniques on how to turn the stand up paddle board. Learn howto hold the paddle and paddle both forward and backwards. Learn how toavoid hazardous areas and potential accidents. The lesson will increaseyour confidence and in no time you will be on your own. The instructorwill stay with you for an entire hour. $75 one hour private stand-up lesson


One or two person touring kayaks are available and allow you to paddle around our bay. Enjoy the breathtaking views as you paddle out to the open ocean from the bay! $25 per hour - one person kayak, $30 per hour - two person kayak

Snorkel Gear

Try snorkeling in our bay and spot as many fish as you can. You may also take the snorkel gear with you if you leave property to check out snorkeling at other great spots such as the afternoon reef snorkel or the snorkel sail. (Oahu activities can be arranged by the concierge [email protected]). Snorkel Gear includes Fins, Mask, and Snorkel. $10 for one to four hours, $15 per day

Boogie Boards

Boogie Boards are great fun for the keiki 'kids' and their parents. Use these to kick and propel yourself around our bay (not intended for going into the surf). $10 for one to four hours, $20 per day

Cabana Lounge

The Cabana Lounge is available to rent for day use only. $65 before 3:00pm, $40 after 3:00pm.

Cabana Tent

Enjoy your beach experience in the comfort of a spacious cabana tent overlooking the Kahala Beach. Tents have enough room for two full lounge chairs and a side table. Each full day tent rental includes 2 bottles of water. $115 per day before 3:00pm, $65.00 after 3:00pm


$30 per day

Bicycles for the Complimentary Use of Kahala Guests

The Kahala neighborhood is a great area for bicycle enthusiasts. For the pleasure of our guests, our Concierge Desk has available 4 bicycles that guests can use for maximum 3 hour periods. There are two ladies' and two men's bikes available. They can be used up to sundown or 7.30 pm whichever is earlier with the appropriate helmets, which are for guest use as well. To use these bicycles, guests must register at the Concierge desk and sign the rule sheet and the waiver form. Our concierge staff will take guests out to the bicycles and make sure that everything is in working condition for an enjoyable and safe ride. 

Joggers can choose from a variety of routes using our Kahala Jogging Map.

Complimentary Photography Session

Reserve a fun beach portrait session compliments of the Kahala Hotel & Resort. Let the artists of Pacific Dream Photography capture your vacation the right way. This 45 minute shoot on the scenic grounds of the resort requires no hourly fee, sitting fee or minimum purchase. Professionally edited images can be viewed as soon as the next day where you can purchase the images you love. 

Price: For additional information please inquire at [email protected].