Splash into spectacular pools at Orlando’s hottest resorts, perfect for a full day of fun in the sun (Orlando World Center Marriott pictured).

Escape the winter blues and soak up the sun on a poolside getaway to Orlando. Drink in the skyline views from a rooftop pool, unwind on a lazy river or explore new worlds of fun with high-speed slides and water parks. Many resort pools even feature heated water, private cabanas and poolside service for an ultra-luxe getaway. Make a splash at some of our top picks.

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Cool Pools in Orlando Neighborhoods

Orlando’s selection of cool pools starts in downtown neighborhoods and beyond, including these standouts.

The Alfond Inn

Top off a day of shopping, dining and museum-hopping in Winter Park with a relaxing soak at The Alfond Inn. The AAA Four Diamond property boasts two luxurious options, including a Mediterranean-inspired rooftop pool and a 6,000-square-foot Amenity Deck with private cabanas, a neo-classical fountain and lush landscaping.

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Altira Pool at Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando
Altira Pool + Lounge at Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando

Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando

Soak up sky-high views of downtown Orlando from the newly reimagined Altira Pool + Lounge at the Grand Bohemian Hotel, part of Orlando’s bustling City District. Savor exquisite, seasonally inspired cuisine, relax in a heated pool and drink in the skyline views with bubbles and craft cocktails in hand.

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Lake Nona Wave Hotel

The Lake Nona Wave Hotel isn’t just one of Orlando’s newest properties — it’s also one of the most innovative, including access to the Lake Nona Performance Club and the Chopra Mind-Body Zone and Spa. Sit back, relax and delight in one of Florida’s most colorful oases courtesy of the HAVEN Pool, which serves as a tranquil base of operations between adventures in the Lake Nona area.

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Cool Pools in Orlando’s International Drive District

Make a splash with cool pools in the International Drive area, including properties near SeaWorld® Orlando and Universal Orlando Resort.

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Coco Key Water Resort water park parrot's perch
CoCo Key Hotel and Water Resort Orlando

CoCo Key Hotel and Water Resort Orlando

Designed with families in mind, CoCo Key Hotel and Water Resort Orlando boasts a 54,000-square-foot canopy covered water park with 14 slides, two onsite restaurants, a tiki bar and a massive arcade. There’s even a special lagoon just for kids with pint-sized slides and fountains, and a separate pool with Jacuzzi when you’re ready to wind down.

Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando boy in a swimming pool
Hard Rock Hotel® at Universal Orlando Resort

Hard Rock Hotel® at Universal Orlando

Dive into the 12,000-square-foot pool at Hard Rock Hotel® at Universal Orlando, where a booming underwater sound system, a 260-foot waterslide and plenty of poolside amenities allow you to live the life of a rock star. Soak up the sun on a sandy beach, indulge in a private cabana rental and make a splash with interactive fountains and more aquatic fun.

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Hilton Orlando lazy river
Hilton Orlando

Hilton Orlando

Escape to a poolside oasis at Hilton Orlando, complete with two pools, sweeping waterfalls, a waterslide, and an 892-foot lazy river. Little ones can also play all day at the Splash Zone “sprayground,” perfect for re-energizing between activities.

5000x5000 version of overview exterior photo of Hyatt Regency Orlando
Hyatt Regency Orlando

Hyatt Regency Orlando

Sparkling waterfalls, a zero-entry grotto pool and a thrilling waterslide are par for the course at Hyatt Regency Orlando, a AAA Four Diamond resort minutes from SeaWorld® Orlando and Universal Orlando. Throw in a second terrace pool, a supersized splash pad, a hot tub and private cabanas, and you’re in for an unforgettable tropical getaway.

Waterslide at JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes
Grande Lakes Water Park at the JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes & The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes

JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes & The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes

Splash into the new Grande Lakes Water Park, a shared amenity at the JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes and The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes. Highlights include a quarter-mile lazy river, three high-flying waterslides, and a kid-approved Splash Cove and AquaVenture Course. Or, get away from it all at the resorts’ other shared pools, including the adults-only Oasis Pool at The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Orlando, Grande Lakes.

Women in cabana at Renaissance Orlando At SeaWorld

Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld

At Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld, you can chill out in a shaded daybed, dip your toes in the heated pool, or indulge your inner child at the 3,230-square-foot R Aqua Zone water park. It’s equipped with dual twisting water slides, a gyroscope spinner, water jets and more imaginative features, plus a pint-sized wading pool and mini slide just for tots.

Rosen Shingle Creek overview of resort
Rosen Shingle Creek

Rosen Shingle Creek

With four seasonally heated pools, lush landscaping, two hot tubs and indulgent poolside amenities, the AAA Four Diamond Rosen Shingle Creek is a go-to spot for rest and relaxation. Options include a lap pool, a zero-entry family pool, a cabana pool and a special wading pool just for little ones.

Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort™ exterior and pool
Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort, Part of Universal Orlando Resort

Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort

Unwind 1960s style at Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort, a Universal Orlando Resort hotel inspired by beach getaways of yore. Kick back with two sand beach pools, a dive tower-themed slide, retro bars and fire pits, and a winding lazy river, plus private cabana rentals and poolside games to suit all activity levels. It’s all steps away from Universal Volcano Bay, a picturesque island escape with even more underwater fun (theme park tickets required).

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Cool Pools in Orlando’s Lake Buena Vista Area

Discover the coolest amenities and feature-packed pools in the Lake Buena Vista area near Walt Disney World® Resort.

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Caribe Royale Orlando

Play your way through AAA Four Diamond Caribe Royale Orlando, where you can soak in a tropical pool, frolic beneath towering waterfalls and speed down a twisting 75-foot waterslide. The recently renovated resort also boasts a kiddie splash pool and playground, private cabanas with poolside service, and a second pool reserved exclusively for villa vacationers.

Disney's Yacht Club Resort mother and daughter on beach
Stormalong Bay at DISNEY’S YACHT CLUB Resort & DISNEY’S BEACH CLUB Resort, Part of WALT DISNEY WORLD® Resort in Orlando (©Disney)

Disney’s Yacht Club Resort & Disney’s Beach Club Resort

One of many incredible themed pools at Walt Disney World Resort, Stormalong Bay is a 3-acre aquatic wonderland shared by Disney’s Yacht Club Resort and Disney’s Beach Club Resort. Drift through a sand-bottomed pool, zip down a 230-foot-long waterslide, float down a lazy river, or unwind in one of three whirlpool spas. If that’s not enough to entice you, the resorts also have three tranquil leisure pools, plus a special Shipwreck Pool with mini waterslide for the kiddos.

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Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World® Resort

Explorer Island at the AAA Five Diamond Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World® Resort has something for all ages and interests, from a tranquil, adults-only pool oasis to a 7,590-square-foot family pool — both with underwater sound systems. The interactive splash zone is perfect for all-ages fun, as are the twin drop slides and the not-so-lazy river, which is equipped with two spray cannons, a 9-foot waterfall and a rapids section to keep you on your toes.

The Grove Resort & Water Park Orlando

Poolside fun and sun are just the beginning at The Grove Resort & Water Park Orlando, which has three serene Springs Pools, a children’s splash pad, private cabanas and a full-blown water park, all included with your overnight stay. Drift down a 695-foot lazy river, test your balance on the FlowRider® Double Surf Simulator, speed down dual water slides, and explore a world of all-ages fun complete with mini slides for your mini me’s.

Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress

Relax in an 800,000-gallon lagoon pool at Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, where you can speed down waterslides, drift past waterfalls and explore rocky coves. It’s the perfect spot for adventures mild and wild, all just around the corner from Walt Disney World Resort.

Lake Buena Vista Village pool with a pirate ship
Pirates Plunge Pool at Lake Buena Vista Resort Village & Spa in Orlando

Lake Buena Vista Resort Village & Spa

Saddle up for adventure at the Pirates’ Plunge Pool at Lake Buena Vista Resort Village & Spa. The life-sized shipwreck isn’t just for show — you can actually climb aboard to zoom down a waterslide, or watch out for water cannons as you swim and play below. If you’re looking for something a little less adventurous, the resort also has a serene Relaxation Pool away from all the action.

Orlando World Center Marriott aerial photo of the property
Orlando World Center Marriott

Orlando World Center Marriott

A world of fun awaits at Orlando World Center Marriott, where you can relax by the pool or explore the brand-new River Falls Water Park. Along with a 575-foot lazy river, a waterslide tower, splash pad and zero-entry pool, the resort boasts three multi-rider waterslides for a full day of fun.

Pool at Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek
Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek

Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek

Nestled among 500 acres of lush woodlands, Wyndham Grand Orlando Resort Bonnet Creek offers a tranquil poolside oasis minutes from Walt Disney World. The AAA Four Diamond resort boasts five lagoon-style pools, two lazy rivers and two splash pads, all connected by lush walking paths and pristine boardwalk trails.

Looking for more ways to have fun in the water while you’re in Orlando? Don’t skip our world-famous water parks, lazy rivers, eco-adventures and more. You’re guaranteed a wet and wild time with all of them.

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Orange County Sheriff’s Office Pool Safety Tips

Every year, deputies at the Orange County Sheriff’s Office respond to dozens of drowning and near-drowning incidents. If children are in the pool, always keep an eye on them and never assume someone else is watching. Watch this video to learn more.

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Map of Orlando’s Coolest Pools

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