Disney’s Aulani Resort in Hawaii opened in 2011 and is still going strong 8 years later. Leslie returned to Aulani for the third time with her family for spring break in 2019 and found quite a few things had changed – and almost all for the better. From improvements in the Aunty’s Beach House kids club scheduling to new (and some inexpensive) food offerings, Aulani is a resort that actually seems to be improving with age. This week, we explore all that’s new in 2019 at Aulani and whether an Aulani vacation is still worth it in view of the resort’s increasing prices.
Leslie recently went back to Aulani, Disney’s Hawaiian resort, so we talk about her trip and her best tips for people who plan to visit. Is Aulani still an amazing resort or has it lost its shine? It can get pretty expensive so Leslie gives her honest opinion about how the resort feels these days. Have you been to Aulani? Let us know your thoughts by e-mailing us at disneydeciphered AT gmail DOT com.
1:49 – How Leslie booked her Aulani stay (Studio)
4:18 – Pricing
6:08 – Crowds during spring break and how Leslie dealt with them
7:59 – Beach impressions
9:22 – Other on site activities
11:55 – Character meet and greets and meals
12:59 – Venturing outside of Aulani on a day trip
15:12 – Food and dining
16:53 – What’s new and what you need to know about Aunty’s Beach House (child care)
21:34 – Charley’s taxi transfer to Aulani
22:07 – Disney dos and don’ts
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