Royal Kona Resort's stunning sunset views are the perfect complement to your wedding day. Each of our eight wedding locations features panoramic views encompassing the sparkling blue ocean and tropical foliage. Say your vows with your toes in the sand or feel like royalty walking down a majestic green lawn at one of our lush tropical locations. Get married in a gazebo, under a bamboo canopy, on top of lava rock, or beneath a blossoming tree. Whatever you choose the design possibilities are endless.
Nohea Point is a lovely and intimate ceremony location perfect for 2-120 guests. This grassy setting features a thatched-style wedding gazebo with oceanfront and private lagoon views. Enjoy panoramic views encompassing tropical foliage, the sparkling blue ocean, and Kailua Bay.
Sunset Cove, the site of our famous lava rock sunset photos, is available for both wedding ceremonies and receptions. This is a sandy oceanfront location set right against the water's edge with breathtaking sunset views overlooking Kailua Bay and Kona town. This setting is a perfect for those who want their feet in the sand and the ocean at their side - ideal for an intimate wedding or a larger celebration, cocktails, dinner, or just a Hawaiian-style sandy dance floor. Designed for a ceremony of 2-115 guests or a reception of up to 60 guests.
Exchange your vows against the romantic backdrop of your own private lagoon. This magical setting is surrounded by a landscape of lava rock, rolling waves from the Pacific Ocean, and is even home to a few Hawaiian Sea Turtles. Adding to the significance of this venue, the cove used to be home to Princess Kamamalawalu and her Prince, Liholiho, who became the legendary King Kamehameha II. This is our most popular ceremony venue and is great for 2-120 guests.
One of the best places in Kailua-Kona to watch the sunset, exchange your vows in front of a large crowd or celebrate with a reception under the stars at the foot of the Pacific Ocean. Our spacious Coconut Grove setting is a wonderful choice for receptions with its variety of entertainment options. This location can accommodate up to 500, but can also provide an intimate setting for as few as 15 guests. Consider our oceanfront stage for a private luau show; hire a one-of-a-kind full piece band for a great vibe, or book a DJ to spin your own customized playlist.
The Alii Surf Room is an open-air venue with direct views to Kailua Bay that can accommodate larger groups for receptions. Complete with a stage, dancing area, and traditional Hawaiian decor, the Alii Surf Room suits a bride and groom wanting a covered area but still wanting to be close to the crashing of the waves on the lava rock. Celebrate with a guest list between 15-225 in this amazing location.
The Alii Surf Terrace is an open-air covered lanai with wonderful ocean views of the Pacific and is almost close enough to the ocean to put your toes in. This reception venue surrounds the Alii Surf Room and overlooks our Sunset Cove wedding location and the quaint town of Kailua-Kona. With the lights of Kailua-Kona glistening off the water, this is the perfect place for oceanfront dining for up to 40 guests. This location is a popular choice for an intimate reception after a sunset cove ceremony or as the setting for cocktail hour before heading into the Alii Surf Room for dinner.
Our private Lagoon Terrace is one of the closest venues to the ocean and is ideal for an intimate reception of up to 40 guests. Choose it for cocktail hour before heading to the reception, a rehearsal dinner, appetizers, or even brunch the morning after the wedding.
Celebrate your special occasion at an authentic Hawaiian Luau. The Royal Kona Resort hosts one of Hawaii's most spectacular Luau shows presented by the award-winning Tihati Productions. Enjoy an all-you-can-eat Hawaiian Buffet and open bar with standard cocktails, mai tais, beer, wine and sodas while watching a dynamic and high-energy tribute to the music and dances of the South Pacific. Our public luau is an unforgettable way to end your evening after a ceremony or as a rehearsal dinner before the big day.
We also offer a two-hour private luau show to start off your reception. Contact us to learn more.
*Additional $500 plus 4.166% tax