Better than just a regular pool, lazy rivers up the fun factor. In Florida, you’ll find a handful of resorts that feature pools with winding lanes, where you can hop on a floatie and let the gentle currents melt your stress away. The perfect place to relax and soak up the sunshine, read on to discover the top 10 resorts with lazy rivers in Florida.
Hammock Beach Resort - a Salamander Golf & Spa Resort, Palm Coast (Prices & Photos)
Beachfront luxury on the Atlantic Ocean, Hammock Beach Resort, A Salamander Golf & Spa Resort in Palm Coast is nestled on a stretch of unspoiled beach. Featuring multi-room villas and suites, you can enjoy resort living with an array of excellent perks. The kids will delight in the water park adventure, where you can enjoy the 91,000 square-foot water pavilion and float down the lazy river or take a ride down the thrilling water flume. When you’ve worked up an appetite, head to the oceanfront restaurants serving up fresh seafood for book a relaxing spa treatment at The Spa at Hammock Beach.
Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort (Prices & Photos)
Located right at the gates of Walt Disney World, Four Seasons Resort Orlando offers its guests the chance to experience pure relaxation. In addition to the 443 spacious rooms, you’ll find four restaurants, 3 bars, a 13,000 square foot spa and plenty of opportunities to enjoy water activities. Sitting as the resort’s centerpiece, the lazy river snakes around The Mansion, where you’ll also find an adults-only pool with underwater audio, a Jacuzzi and a family pool that overlooks the lake. Slide down the water slide, float along the river or take the kids to the splash pad to cool off.
Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, Orlando (Prices & Photos)
At Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, you’ll have plenty of activities to keep the entire family entertained. Perfect for Florida’s tropical temperatures, take a dip in the three-acre lazy river pool with a water slide, where you can soak up the sunshine and relax in a private cabana. You’ll also have access to 12 dining options, an 18-hole golf course and an award-winning spa. When you’re ready for the theme park action, you’ll also find complimentary transportation to Walt Disney World and Disney Springs.
Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa, Bonita Springs (Prices & Photos)
You’ll discover an array of fun activities at Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort & Spa in Bonita Springs, as it is a haven for recreation and relaxation. Sitting on 26 acres of lush, landscaped grounds that overlook Estero Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, you can choose from 454 coastal-inspired guestrooms and suites. Take advantage of Florida’s year-round sunshine at the hotel’s outdoor area, where you’ll find a lazy river, five waterslides, four pools and a semi-private beach where you can collect souvenir shells.
Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate, Orlando (Prices & Photos)
Hop into an inner tube and take a ride down the 850-foot lazy river at Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate, where you can feel like a kid again as you float past tunnels, shooting water cannons and waterfalls. Nestled up next to 36 holes championship Orlando golf, here you’ll find 720 guestrooms and suites in addition to a zero-entry family pool, 125-foot corkscrew water slide and water tower. A new addition to the property, you’ll now also be able to enjoy Orlando’s only resort wave pool.
JW Marriott Orlando - Grande Lakes, Orlando (Prices & Photos)
A great place to treat yourself, JW Marriott OGrandeo, Grand Lakes in Orlando is nestled on 500 acres of lush landscapes. You’ll have free shuttle service to Walt Disney World, Sea World and Universal Orlando, while the seven world-renowned on-site restaurants cater to a variety of palates with diverse menus that include anything from sushi to upscale Italian and farm-to-table cuisine. The scenic landscape offers plenty of fun at adventure at the on-site lazy river, and you’ll also have access to The Ritz-Carlton Pool in addition to an 18-hole course and three-story spa.
Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach, Fort Walton Beach (Prices & Photos)
Located directly on the beach facing the Gulf of Mexico, Holiday Inn Resort Fort Walton Beach has a backdrop of a beautiful white sand beach and emerald waters. With 152 rooms to choose from, families will appreciate the on-site amenities that include a video game arcade, seasonal children’s activities such as a mermaid show and the on-site restaurant Riptides Grill. Boasting one of the best pools in the area, cool off from Florida’s balmy weather with a float around the lazy river or grab a drink at the poolside tiki bar.
Naples Bay Resort, Naples (Prices & Photos)
A boutique waterfront destination in Naples, Naples Bay Resort is nestled along Southwest Florida’s Paradise Coast. Offering luxury amenities and personalized services, here you’ll find 5-star restaurants, white sand beaches and family-friendly activities. Beautiful balcony views overlook the waterways and Marina, while the expansive activity center features three crystal blue resort pools and a meandering lazy river. Get out on the water at the 97-slip marina with boat rental options, do some waterfront shopping or head to the Euro-style Naples spa.
Holiday Inn Resort Pensacola Beach, Pensacola Beach (Prices & Photos)
Perfect for a beach getaway, Holiday Inn Resort Pensacola Beach will melt away your stress the moment you step through its doors. With dazzling views of the shimmering Pensacola Beach, the natural beauty surrounding the hotel gives it a laid-back ambiance. Offering one of the best beachfront hotel pools in the area, you can relax on a plush sun lounger at the pool or take a dip in the lazy river featuring a cascading waterfall while the kids participate in outdoor activities in the kid’s program.
Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort, Orlando (Prices & Photos)
Just a five-minute drive from Universal, Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort is a 1950’s-themed resort that gives guests exclusive theme park benefits. With colorful retro decor and spacious rooms, families are treated to an array of enticing amenities. In addition to the 10-lane bowling alley and family-friendly game room, you can also make a splash at the dive tower waterslide or head to the Lazy River Courtyard to find a sandy beach and waterfalls highlighting its lazy river.