Be prepared for water fun at the Grove Resort. Photo courtesy of the resort
Be prepared for water fun at the Grove Resort. Photo courtesy of the resort

10 Best Hotel Water Parks in Orlando

For the perfect Orlando vacation, just add water! 

A visit to the water park is a great way to cool off from the Florida heat. While there are several stand-alone water parks in Orlando, including inflatable water parks, many Central Florida resorts also have water parks onsite so guests can enjoy a day of aquatic fun without having to leave the hotel. We've rounded up some of the best Orlando hotels and resorts with water parks. Whether you want the thrill of waterslides or prefer just to relax in a lazy river, these hotels and resorts make it easy for families to have fun in the Florida sun.

Visitors can also cool off with a dip in one of Orlando's many natural springs or take little ones to a local splash pad. Find more fun places to visit in Florida with our Family Travel Guide.

Top 10 Hotel and Resort Water Parks Near Orlando

Coco Key Hotel and Water Park–Orlando

The highlight of this Orlando hotel is a 54,000-square-foot, canopy-covered water park.  It boasts 14 water slides, including a 60-foot twisting slide known as The Boomerango as well as four heated pools and a shallow water play area for little ones.  After splashing in the water park, guests can cool off in the large arcade or eat at one of the three onsite restaurants.  Water park admission for four people is included in the resort fee when booking.

Disney’s Beach Club Resort–Lake Buena Vista

Climb the mast of a life-size shipwreck at Stormalong Bay, Disney’s Beach Club Resort’s three-acre beachside water park.  It also features a sand-bottomed pool, 230-foot waterslide, lazy river, and a children’s shipwreck pool with mini waterslide.  Outside of the water park, there are three Disney-themed pools on resort property.  Guests can also rent a motor boat, catch a movie under the stars, or take an excursion to Disney’s nearby miniature golf courses.

Flamingo Waterpark Resort–Kissimmee

Walk out of your hotel room straight into this tropical-themed water park, available to hotel guests only. Climb the 30-foot tower and plunge down one of three water slides, ride a tube through the lazy river, or relax in the lounge pool. Kids will love the water play zone with interactive elements and slides, and the youngest guests can enjoy a splash pad tot spot. The hotel also has a theater for movie nights, an arcade and a playground.

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Relax along the lazy river at the Four Seasons Resort Orlando. Photo courtesy of the resort

Four Seasons Resort Orlando–Lake Buena Vista

Located within Walt Disney World Resort, this lakeside hotel has a five-acre water park with interactive fountains, water slides, splash zones, lazy river, and family pool.  Dry off with a game of beach volleyball or enjoy indoor fun at The Hideout, a kids hangout with video games, billiards, and interactive touch-screen tables.

Gaylord Palms Resort–Kissimmee

Cypress Springs Water Park at Gaylord Palms is exclusive to resort guests and includes a multilevel treehouse water playground, racing slides, Florida Free Fall drop slide, surfing simulator and a zero-entry pool. Brand new to the water park is Crystal River Rapids, where guests can glide through speeding currents and under caves and waterfalls, with alcoves to stop and relax.  In addition to the water park, Gaylord Palms offers a large array of amenities for guests to enjoy, including seasonal themed attractions and activities, several onsite restaurants, gator feeding, an arcade, Adventure Kids activities, and a beautiful atrium area.

The Grove Resort & Water Park–Winter Garden

Guests who book their stay at The Grove Resort Orlando get free entry to the onsite Surfari Water Park.  Catch a wave on the surf simulator, race down dual water slides, or float around the 695-foot lazy river. There is also a zero-entry pool as well as a kids play area with water slides, water spouts, and a wading pool.  In addition to the water park, guests can enjoy water sports and fishing on the resort’s onsite Lake Austin, as well as a family fun center with arcade and glow-in-the-dark mini-golf.

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Thrill to the four-story water tower at Holiday Inn Resort Orlando Suites. Photo courtesy of IHG

Holiday Inn Resort Orlando Suites–Orlando

This all-suite resort has a large water wonderland complete with an Olympic-sized pool, fast flume slides, a toddler splash pad and a four-story water tower.  The resort also features poolside entertainment, family activities, an arcade, 4D movie theater, laser challenge, food court, and onsite restaurant.  Plus, kids 11 and younger eat free for breakfast and dinner.

Margaritaville Resort–Kissimmee

This island-inspired resort features a full water park and entertainment district within walking distance.  Island H2O Live is a high-tech water park, where guests can customize their ride experiences with music and lighting, all through their wristband.  These interactive wristbands also allow guests to earn points toward food and merchandise discounts through games and experiences.  The water park features body and tube slides, giant raft rides, an interactive kids splash zone, lazy river, and wave pool.  Promenade at Sunset Walk is also within walking distance of the resort and offers shopping, dining, events, and entertainment.

Orlando World Center Marriott–Orlando

Note: The Falls Pool Oasis is closed for repairs until June 18, 2021.
The water park oasis at Orlando World Center Marriott is complete with a waterslide tower, a kids water playground, Legoland play area, waterfalls and a zero-entry pool.  Children ages 4-12 can participate in Mermaid Academy, a unique experience that allows kids to transform into a mermaid or shark with swimmable tails. Regular poolside programming includes aqua Zumba lessons, movie nights, Gatorland visits, nightly poolside laser shows, and more. 

Reunion Resort & Golf Club–Kissimmee

This upscale destination resort boasts a five-acre onsite water park, complete with a lazy river, waterslide, pool games, cabanas, poolside dining, and an aqua playground with rope bridges, water cannons, and multiple flume slides.  Guests who book directly through the resort have access to the water park for the duration of their stay.  Other amenities include three top-rated golf courses, six restaurants, foot golf, miniature golf, two playground areas, 10 swimming pools, tennis courts, and bike rentals.

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