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Top 15 Orlando Resorts with Water Parks

While many families head to Orlando for its theme parks, going nonstop can take a toll, leaving everyone exhausted and cranky. To ensure a more enjoyable vacation, you’ll want to take time to relax in between all the fun in the parks. One of the best ways to do that is to book a resort with a water park so the kids can splash and play while you unwind and refresh. Any of these properties is sure to do the trick.

Orlando World Center Marriott Orlando World Center Marriott
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Orlando World Center Marriott

The Orlando World Center Marriott is 10 minutes from Disney, a great place to be when you want to have fun in the water in between exploring the parks. It includes a super-fast 90-foot-long waterslide and two winding 200-foot-long waterslides. Kids can enjoy a dedicated splash zone with shallow depths and fun aquatic pieces. When you want to relax, enjoy the oasis pool, a 575-foot lazy river, and a hot tub grotto that sits beneath a waterfall. Families can do many other things, including organized activities for the kids. The adults can enjoy an 18-hole golf course with a pro shop. Numerous eateries serve everything from pizza to teppanyaki, while rooms include balconies, some of which have views of the hotel’s laser light show.

Key Amenities:

  • Three multi-rider waterslides

  • Kid-friendly aquatic paradise

  • 18-hole golf course with pro shop

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

Enjoy residential-style accommodation at The Grove Resort & Water Park Orlando with your choice of one- to three-bedroom suites, which include separate living and dining areas, flat-screen TVs, full-size washers and dryers, and sleeper sofas. Just 6 miles from Disney, the resort has a full-service spa and fitness center, but the water park is the highlight. Surfari Water Park includes a FlowRider Double surf simulator and dual waterslides, a zero-entry pool and kids’ activities pool, and a 695-foot lazy river. Dining can be enjoyed at Antonio’s Pizza, while the Alfresco Market is a great place to go for snacks.

Key Amenities:

  • Full-service spa and fitness center

  • FlowRider Double surf simulator

  • Relaxing 695-foot lazy river

Reunion Resort & Golf Club Reunion Resort & Golf Club
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Reunion Resort & Golf Club

A kid-friendly luxury resort, Reunion Resort offers 10 pools and a 5-acre water park with twisting waterslides and a winding 1,000-foot lazy river. For kids, a club with all-day activities and two playgrounds provides plenty of fun. Adults can enjoy a full-service spa and salon, a tennis center with pickleball courts, three excellent golf courses designed by PGA legends and two golf academies. There are over a half-dozen restaurants, including the rooftop Eleven, with views of Disney’s fireworks. Accommodation is in spacious villas with separate living and dining areas, full kitchens and balconies.

Key Amenities:

  • 5-acre water park with aquatic playground

  • Rooftop restaurant boasts views of Disney’s fireworks

  • Three golf courses designed by PGA greats

  • Tennis and pickleball courts

Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate
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Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate

Kids and kids at heart will love a stay at the Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate. You can float your cares away down the 850-foot-long lazy river, one of the best you’ll find in Orlando, cruising past waterfalls, tunnels and shooting water cannons. It also hosts a 125-foot corkscrew waterslide, water tower, and Orlando’s only resort wave pool. There’s a kids’ club and daily activities, so parents can enjoy playing on one of two 18-hole golf courses or hitting the ball on an illuminated nine-hole course. You’ll find multiple eateries with a wide range of offerings, while elegant guest rooms and suites are spacious and bright, featuring stocked minibars, Starbucks instant coffee, and Wolfgang Puck coffee pods. A full-service fitness center with Pelotons and a Mokora spa are among other guest amenities.

Key Amenities:

  • Only resort wave pool in Orlando

  • Kids’ club and activities every day

  • Two 18-hole golf courses and a lighted nine-hole course

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

Just a mile from the Disney theme parks, the Holiday Inn Resort Orlando Suites boasts a wide range of facilities for the kids, including a massive video arcade, 4D movie theater, an indoor Batman Laser Challenge, and one of the best resort water parks Florida has to offer. There are weekly activities for the whole family, like movie night, game shows and family trivia, and a good range of dining options. The spacious suites come in one-, two-, and three-bedroom layouts and include kitchenettes.

Key Amenities:

  • A mile from Disney parks

  • Video arcade and Batman Laser Challenge

  • Weekly family-friendly activities

Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort
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Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort

The Four Seasons Resort Orlando is in Disney World and hosts Explorer Island, which includes a lazy river, waterslides, interactive fountains, splash zones and an adults-only pool. As one of the best Orlando resorts for vacationing couples, there are plenty of ways to have fun, including a golf club and course, a massive spa and a fitness center. High-quality teens’ and kids’ clubs make it easy to enjoy alone time. Plus, there are four restaurants, multiple bars, character breakfasts and extra-spacious rooms. Book one of the Park View Rooms to catch the nightly fireworks show at Disney from your private balcony.

Key Amenities:

  • Explorer Island with adults-only pool

  • Character breakfasts

  • View fireworks from Park View Rooms

Flamingo Waterpark Resort Flamingo Waterpark Resort
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Flamingo Waterpark Resort

Guests who stay at the budget-friendly Flamingo Waterpark Resort receive admission for up to four per room to its water park. It includes a 30-foot-tower with twisting water slides and a thrilling speed slide, along with a lazy river and areas for tiny tots to play with, like splash fountains and smaller slides. Guests 12 and older can relax in the spacious heated spa. The hotel also has a playground, game room and theater for family movie nights.

Key Amenities:

  • Budget-friendly rates

  • Waterpark admission included for up to four per room

  • Pint-sized aquatic areas for kids

CoCo Key Resort and Water CoCo Key Hotel & Water Park
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CoCo Key Resort and Water

Often named the top resort with a water park in the region and host to one of the coolest hotel pools in Orlando, the CoCo Key Resort and Water Park includes three heated pools, 14 slides, and a long list of fun water features for the kids. A large arcade, a spa, a wide range of on-site restaurants, and a poolside tiki bar. Rooms are spacious and colorful, accommodating up to four, and include mini-fridges, coffeemakers, flat-screen TVs, and Wi-Fi. Some have pool views too. Schedule a shuttle service for a quick ride to nearby Universal Orlando Resort and SeaWorld.

Key Amenities:

  • Considered region’s top water park resort

  • Poolside tiki bar

  • Shuttle service to Universal and SeaWorld

Liki Tiki Village Liki Tiki Village
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Liki Tiki Village

Liki Tiki Village is a vacation condo resort home to a 1.5-acre water park called the Liki Tiki Lagoon. Its theme aligns with the property’s Polynesian name, with a waterfall, erupting water volcano, tiki heads that spout water, five water slides, and an area for toddlers to splash around. There are also two heated pools, a playground, a tropical-themed nine-hole miniature golf course, a game room, a Surrey bike, and paddleboat rentals. Accommodation is in one- to three-bedroom condos with full kitchens and washers/dryers. Shipwreck Sally’s Bar and Grill is on-site when you don’t feel like making your meals.

Key Amenities:

  • Polynesian-themed lagoon

  • Nine-hole mini-golf course

  • Condos equipped with kitchens and washers/dryers

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Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld

Within walking distance of SeaWorld, the Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld is also just as shuttle ride away from some of Orlando’s most celebrated family attractions. It’s a solid pick for families, where adults can lounge poolside with a tropical drink while the kids can plunge down water slides in the water park. There’s even a toddler play area for little ones. A luxe on-site spa offers pampering body treatments, while on-site dining ranges from a lively sports bar and tapas restaurant to a poolside bar and grill and grab-and-go market. 

Key Amenities:

  • A short walk from SeaWorld

  • A kid-friendly water park and area for toddlers

  • Wide range of dining options

FantasyWorld Resort Lake Buena Vista South FantasyWorld Resort
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FantasyWorld Resort Lake Buena Vista South

FantasyWorld Resort Lake Buena Vista South is just 10 minutes from Disney World (free shuttle to the parks included!) and hosts two large pools, two tall twisting waterslides, a lazy river, and a kids’ splash pad. There’s even a FlowRider indoor surfing experience. Adding to the fun, games such as football tossing challenges and Hula-Hoop contests are hosted regularly at the poolside. Families can enjoy miniature golf, playing Bingo and trivia together, while the Activity Center offers movie nights. Accommodation is in villa-style rooms with full kitchens, patios and washers/dryers.

Key Amenities:

  • 10 minutes to Disney and free shuttle service

  • FlowRider indoor surf experience

  • Villas have kitchens, patios and washers/dryers

Marriott's Harbour Lake Marriott’s Harbour Lake
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Marriott's Harbour Lake

A tropical-style resort, the highlight at Marriott’s Harbour Lake is Shipwreck Landing, a themed pool area with a pirate ship, water slides, and water cannons. Families can enjoy a long list of activities like poolside games, karaoke, and movie nights with no resort fee. There’s also a miniature golf course, 24-hour gym, and arcade, while dining options include a poolside grill restaurant and bar, plus numerous grills for self-catering cookouts. Accommodation is impressive, with one- or two-bedroom villas featuring fully equipped kitchens, a screened-in balcony, and separate living and dining areas — perfect for an extended stay in Orlando.

Key Amenities:

  • Shipwreck Landing aquatic area

  • No resort fee

  • Fully-equipped tropical villas

Margaritaville Resort Orlando Margaritaville Resort Orlando
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Margaritaville Resort Orlando

Book a stay at this island-inspired getaway for a range of kid-friendly amenities, in addition to world-class dining and entertainment and high-end accommodation. Located just minutes from Disney, Universal, SeaWorld, and other top attractions, this Orlando resort offers a pick of spacious rooms, suites, and private cottages and villages. Kids, in particular, will love the Island H20 Water Park (open from March to November), which includes thrilling water slides, a lazy river, a wave pool, and a children’s area. While entrance to the water park is not included in your hotel stay, you can purchase discounted tickets. However, the hotel does have an on-site beach club with lagoon pools, private cabanas, and poolside service. 

Key Amenities:

  • Discounted tickets to water park

  • Beach club with lagoon pools

  • Wide range of accommodation options

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Westgate Vacation Villas Resort

Westgate Vacation Villas Resort is a premier Kissimmee resort near Disney World. They offer family-friendly accommodation options, ranging from cozy studios to large two-bedroom villas that can sleep up to 10 guests. It’s a long-time favorite for those visiting Orlando’s theme parks, where kids love the on-site Shipwreck Island Water Park, which features a lazy river, water slides, and a splash pad. There’s also a Black Bear’s Pirate Ship water playground, Cannon Ball Falls dual enclosed tube slides, and a Pirate’s Plunge Drop Slide, which means the kids will be entertained for hours. When hunger strikes, head to the on-site restaurant Los Amigos Mexican Grill & Tequila Bar for authentic Mexican cuisine.  

Key Amenities:

  • Pirate-themed water park

  • A lazy river, water slides, and splash pad for little ones

  • On-site eatery with authentic Mexican dishes

Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort Disney's Coronado Springs Resort
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Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort

Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, one of the best of Disney’s resorts, offers many kid-friendly amenities, but the pool area is the place to be. It’s focused around a “Dig Site” water park and includes a Mayan temple-themed pool with waterslides, Jacuzzis and three small pools. There’s also an outdoor playground and an indoor video game arcade, while Siestas Cantina serves poolside drinks and snacks such as burgers and nachos. With many different room types, including multi-bedroom suites, you’ll have plenty of space for everyone at this lakeside paradise.

Key Amenities:

  • One of Disney’s best resorts

  • “Dig site” water park with Mayan-temple-themed pool

  • Video game arcade

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