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13 Best Florida Resorts with Water Parks

I am a Florida native and a mom, which means I know just how important it is to find a hotel with kid-friendly amenities. Thankfully, the Sunshine State has an incredible range of top-rated resorts where you’ll find on-site activities and perks the entire family can enjoy.

Water slides and on-site hotel pools might be a dime a dozen in Florida, but these hotels are the best of the best, taking it one step further with fun-filled water parks with elaborate slides, lazy rivers, and lagoon pools. Skip the tourist crowds, admission costs, and parking headaches, and instead enjoy a day of family-fun splashing in the water. Step out of your room and into the pool at these top Florida resorts with water parks.

Holiday Inn Resort Orlando Suites - Waterpark, Orlando Holiday Inn Resort Orlando Suites
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Holiday Inn Resort Orlando Suites - Waterpark, Orlando

One of the best hotels with a lazy river in Orlando, Holiday Inn Resort Orlando Suites – Waterpark is just one mile from Disney theme parks. Relax in your spacious suite, then gear up for a day of fun in the on-site water park or indoor Batman Laser Challenge, 4-D Theater Experience, and arcade. Refuel at the Marketplace Dining or enjoy poolside eats, then enjoy weekly activities like game shows, movie night, and family trivia.

Key Amenities:

  • Shuttle service to Disney parks

  • Lagoon pool and water park

  • Weekly activities like game shows, movie night and trivia

CoCo Key Hotel and Water Park Resort, Orlando CoCo Key Hotel and Water Park Resort
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CoCo Key Hotel and Water Park Resort, Orlando

A normal hotel pool just can’t compare with the water park at CoCo Key Hotel and Waterpark Resort. This family-friendly resort has 14 slides, three heated pools, and a long list of other kid-friendly water features that will keep them entertained for the entire day. There’s a shuttle service for when you want to explore the theme parks, in addition to a large arcade, poolside tiki bar an array of on-site restaurants.

Key Amenities:

  • 14 slides and three heated pools

  • Shuttle service to theme parks

  • Large arcade and tiki bar

Four Seasons Resort Orlando Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort
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Four Seasons Resort Orlando Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista

Located in Disney World, Four Seasons Resort Orlando is a popular Orlando resort with Park View Rooms where you can catch the nightly fireworks show at Disney from your private balcony. Head to Explorer Island for a sun-soaked day of playing in the splash zones, interactive fountains, water slides, and lazy river. Hang out with the family at The Mansion for a game of table tennis, take the plunge on one of the two water slides, then dry off with a game of beach volleyball.

Key Amenities:

  • Splash zones, fountains, water slides and lazy river

  • Private balcony with view of Disney fireworks

  • On-site golf course

Orlando World Center Marriott, Orlando Orlando World Center Marriott Resort
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Orlando World Center Marriott, Orlando

If you’re looking for an exciting day of splashing about, the Orlando World Center Marriott Resort is the place to be. You’ll find two winding 200-foot water slides and a 90-foot super-fast speed slide that will delight thrill-seekers of all ages. Don’t fret if you’re not the adventurous type, as those looking for a more laid-back day of fun can head to the oasis pool and hot tub grotto that is nestled under a rocky waterfall.

Key Amenities:

  • 200-foot water slides and 90-foot speed slide

  • Oasis pool and hot tub grotto

  • Kids splash zone

The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples
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The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples

The Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort, Naples has a long list of amenities. In addition to two 18-hole golf courses, a luxe spa, and multiple on-site dining choices, this resort offers outdoor entertainment in the form of an outdoor pool, sundeck, and 14,000 square feet Reservoir waterpark. You can float down the 600-foot lazy river, make a splash in the family pool, or unwind in a luxury cabana. If you’ve got a need for speed, plunge down one of the three waterslides, which include two tandem body slides and a tube slide. Even the young kids can enjoy water action at Cascade, an area designed for littles.

Key Amenities:

  • Two 18-hole golf courses

  • Outdoor pool with waterpark

  • 600-foot lazy river and three water slides

Hammock Beach Resort, Palm Coast Hammock Beach Resort
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Hammock Beach Resort, Palm Coast

One of Florida’s top family beach resorts, Hammock Beach Resort in Palm Coast is nestled on a stretch of unspoiled beach. Featuring multi-room villas and suites, families can enjoy resort living with an array of luxury perks. The kids will delight in the water park adventure with a 91,000 square-foot water pavilion with a lazy river and thrilling water flume while oceanfront restaurants serve up fresh seafood.

Key Amenities:

  • Multi-room villas and suites

  • Water park pavilion with water flume

  • Beach access and golf course

The Grove Resort & Water Park Orlando, Orlando The Grove Resort Orlando
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The Grove Resort & Water Park Orlando, Orlando

The Grove Resort & Water Park Orlando offers residential-style accommodations, but kids will be more thrilled with its exciting Surfari Water Park with water slides, a zero-entry pool, and a lazy river. Families can enjoy the one, two, and three-bedroom suites, which include flat-screen TVs, full-size washers and dryers, sleeper sofas, and separate living and dining areas. Pick up snacks at the Alfresco Market or dine on Three Cheese Margherita pizzas at Antonio’s Pizza.

Key Amenities:

  • Residential-style suites with washer/dryer

  • Surfari Water Park with water slides and zero-entry pool

  • On-site dining and spa

Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, Kissimmee Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center
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Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center, Kissimmee

An upscale resort in Kissimmee, Gaylord Palms Resort & Convention Center has a premier location close to Disney. Step inside the soaring glass atrium before exploring the hotel’s array of amenities, which include a water park, adults-only pool, full-service spa, and multiple restaurants. Winter is a particularly magical time to visit the resort, as you can enjoy the on-site water park in addition to its lavish holiday displays with more than 2 million twinkling lights.

Key Amenities:

  • Adults-only pool and kids’ water park

  • Full-service spa

  • Holiday light displays

Reunion Resort, Kissimmee Reunion Resort
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Reunion Resort, Kissimmee

Reunion Resort offers one, two, and three-bedroom villas, where families are lured in by its huge water park with twisting water slides and a lazy river. The spacious villas feature separate living and dining areas, full kitchens, and balconies. Sharpen your skills at the on-site golf course designed by Arnold Palmer or treat yourself to a Citrus Melon Mojito mani-pedi at the spa.

Key Amenities:

  • Villas with full kitchens

  • On-site Arnold Palmer-designed golf course

  • Citrus Melon Mojito mani-pedi at on-site spa

Marriott’s Harbour Lake, Orlando Marriott’s Harbour Lake
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Marriott’s Harbour Lake, Orlando

Marriott’s Harbour Lake offers you the chance to have a tropical vacation right in Florida, where spacious one and two-bedroom villas feature fully equipped kitchens, a screened-in balcony, and separate living and dining areas. Practice your swing at the miniature golf course or head to Shipwreck Landing, a themed pool area with a pirate ship, water slides, and water cannons. There are also plenty of family activities such as karaoke, poolside games, and movie nights.

Key Amenities:

  • Villas with kitchens and screened-in balconies

  • Themed pool area with pirate ship

  • Mini-golf course

Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld, Orlando Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld
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Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld, Orlando

You can bask in the sunshine poolside at Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld while the kids refresh in the on-site water park that features water slides and toddler play areas. There are multiple on-site restaurants, including a poolside eatery in addition to a luxurious day spa. Unwind in one of the spacious guest rooms or suites that offer pool or SeaWorld views in addition to seating areas, mini-fridges, and Netflix.

Key Amenities:

  • Water park with water slides and toddler play areas

  • Suites with pool or SeaWorld views

  • Shuttle to theme parks

Westgate Cocoa Beach Resort, Cocoa Beach Westgate Cocoa Beach Resort
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Westgate Cocoa Beach Resort, Cocoa Beach

Previously Wakulla Suites, Westgate Cocoa Beach Resort in Cocoa Beach is a solid choice for families. Make a splash in the new water park or relax beachside with a beach concierge at your service, it’s up to you. The newly renovated Luxury Suites have king-size beds, cozy breakfast nooks, and flat-screen TVs, and if you need extra space, upgrade to the Signature Two or Four-Bedroom Suite.

Key Amenities:

  • Complimentary beach concierge

  • Waterpark with one of Florida’s largest lazy rivers

  • Luxury suites with breakfast nooks

Flamingo Waterpark Resort, Kissimmee Flamingo Waterpark Resort
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Flamingo Waterpark Resort, Kissimmee

Flamingo Waterpark Resort in Kissimmee is popular for its fun-filled on-site waterpark and spacious family suites with bunk beds. Enjoy the kitchenette, mini-fridge, and flat-screen TV with HBO, then pick up snacks at the 24/7 Pantry Corner or head to the Tiki Bar for kid-friendly drinks and adult beverages. Soar down the 30-foot tower water slides, relax in the lazy river and make a splash in the zero-depth children’s pool.

Key Amenities:

  • Family suites with bunk beds and kitchenette

  • Tiki Bar with kid-friendly and adult drinks

  • 30-foot towe water slides and children’s pool

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