Lanakila's, since 1991, has brought the best in Polynesian entertainment to audiences around the world. From Japan, Korea, Mexico, Germany, England, and beyond, we have travelled to over 100 countries to carry the exotic songs and dances of the South Pacific worldwide.
Where it all Began
From small venues to large-scale conventions, Lanakila's had its beginnings as the first traveling Polynesian entertainment company based out of the East Coast of Continental US.
Panama City Beach
As the demand grew, business flourished in Northern Florida in beautiful Panama City Beach. Daily performances at the Miracle Strip Amusement Park and Shipwreck Island Waterpark brought a special spark of heat each summer to the beach-lovers traveling from near and far.
The Wantilan Luau
In 2001, rehearsals began for the grand opening of the Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando. In the summer of 2002, the Wantilan Luau came to life to captivate audiences from all over to enjoy a vacation unlike any other.
With now over 25 years of experience captivating crowds all over, Lanakila's has broadened its horizons and reached new levels of ingenuity and artistry in Polynesian entertainment.
With the construction of a new performance area and a buffet menu created by world-renowned chef Emeril Lagase, the Wantilan Luau has continued to develop at Loew's Royal Pacific Resort. With food voted as #1 and an interactive luau to match, it is one of Universal Orlando's most exciting attractions, along with daily performances at Universal's new Volcano Bay Water Theme Park.
Panama City Beach
Business has only continued to to prosper in Panama City Beach, Florida with regular performances at the Sandpiper Beacon Beach Resort, Holiday Inn Resort, and Holiday Inn Express and Suites all summer long.
Where we are now
Having approached 25 years of being in the business of entertaining guests all over the world, and based out of Universal Orlando and their Wantilan Luau, Lanakila's hopes to continue thrilling audiences globally.