5 Top Resorts with Onsite Water Parks in FloridaFebruary 15, 2012 No Comments
Nothing beats the convenience of a resort with an onsite water park. With Florida’s warm sunny weather, these top resorts offer families affordable fun for a spring break getaway, many within close proximity to Orlando’s renowned attractions. Listed below in alphabetical order are detailed reviews of the 5 best Florida hotel resorts with onsite water parks.
CoCo Key Hotel and Water Resort – Orlando
Bold and beautiful, the CoCo Key Hotel and Water Resort lures families with its tropical themed grandeur at affordable prices. Close to Orlando Florida’s major theme parks and plenty of shopping, guests have an array of choice recreation activities onsite or offsite, especially with the complimentary transportation and shuttle service to several theme parks and area attractions. The renovated accommodations are welcoming with their streamlined and cheerful décor, while their restaurant and eateries provide family-friendly dining that is both convenient and tasty.
The 54,000-sq. ft. canopy-covered and outdoor water park boasts four pools, 14 water slides, a children’s interactive play island and more. There is even a 6,500 square foot video arcade with the newest cutting-edge video and interactive games available, along with classic favorites like Skee Ball and Alley Hoops. Additional amenities include a fitness center, kids club and daily activities.
For more information visit their website www.cocokeyorlando.com
Hammock Beach Resort – Palm Coast
Situated along the beautiful Atlantic Ocean in balmy Palm Coast, Florida, the Hammock Beach Resort offers families premium condominium and villa accommodations with kitchenettes and balconies – many with gorgeous coastal views. Its 91,000 square-foot water park features several swimming pools including an indoor pool, a large spa tub, water slide and lazy river. Guests can enjoy the fitness center and aerobics studio, golf, tennis, a nine-hole putting course, a revitalizing spa, and the tranquil pink shell beach complete with provided towels and beach chairs.
Other outdoor activities include kayaking, bicycling, surfing lessons, and ocean side bonfires. There are special children’s programs for kids ages 4-12 that offer engaging activities like scavenger hunts, crafts, games and pool time as well. For those who wish to venture beyond the resort grounds, nearby attractions include Marineland, Historic St. Augustine, Daytona Beach and more.
For more information visit their website www.hammockbeach.com
Liki Tiki Village – Kissimmee
With its South Seas décor, this 64-acre Polynesian-style paradise is artfully set among graceful palm trees and lush gardens while located just seven miles from Walt Disney World in Kissimmee. The accommodations feature 1-3 bedroom furnished condos with dining area, living room, full kitchens, washer/dryer, and balcony/patio. Amenities include a fitness center, basketball and tennis courts, a game room, gift shop, restaurant, children’s playground, miniature golf, free parking, free Wi-Fi, and a host of on and off-site activities. Kayaks, pedal boats, and canoes can be rented for use on the resort’s own lake as well.
The onsite water park boasts five water slides, a wave pool, two expansive heated pools, a whirlpool, kiddie pool, toddler area and shimmering fountains with all sorts of tropical themed water spouting delights. Supervised child care with activities are also available. Online packages and specials make a holiday here very affordable within a reasonable budget.
For more information visit their official website www.likitiki.com
Nickelodeon Suites Resort – Orlando
Many know the Nickelodeon network channel for its vibrant programing and popular kid’s toons aimed at school-aged children. The Nickelodeon Suites Resort in Orlando brings the network to life in this resort bursting with color, energy, excitement, and many of the beloved characters including Dora the Explorer, SpongeBob SquarePants, Cosmo and Wanda from The Fairly OddParents and the Rugrats.
Located near shopping, dining and just minutes from Orlando’s famous attractions like SeaWorld Orlando, the Walt Disney World theme parks including Epcot, Hollywood Studios, Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, Typhoon Lagoon and more, the Nickelodeon Suites Resort features cheerful and imaginatively themed spacious accommodations perfect for families. There are two onsite water parks that boast a lazy river, slides, flumes, pools, whirlpools, interactive water tower, children’s play areas, live poolside entertainment, games galore, and much more. The resort also includes a 4-D theater with thrilling shows, arcade, fitness center, restaurant, food court, shops, kid’s spa, babysitting services, free high speed and wireless internet, free shuttle service, and free parking. A variety of affordable hotel specials and packages are available as well.
For more information visit their website www.nickhotel.com
Ron Jon Cape Caribe Resort – Cape Canaveral
This beach-side resort is located on the white sands of Cocoa Beach in Cape Canaveral, Florida. At less than an hour from Orlando, Ron Jon Cape Caribe Resort is close to the hub of amusement parks, yet far enough for families to enjoy the ocean’s refreshing delights. All the villa accommodations feature many of the comforts and conveniences of home such as full kitchens (kitchenettes for studio villas) with range, dishwasher, microwave, small appliances, full-size refrigerator, cookware, dinnerware, silverware, glassware, washer/dryer, and balcony (no balcony in studio villas).
The exciting water park has a sparkling heated pool, hot tub, four story waterslide, lazy river, and a kiddie pool with fountains of fun for little ones. The resort also boasts a miniature golf course, an athletics course with basketball, tennis and shuffle board (with complimentary equipment), a children’s play center and outdoor playground for kids under 12, movie theater with daily shows, an exercise room and sauna, relaxing spa treatments from massages to facials, a family arcade, a souvenir shop, complementary tram service to the beach and throughout the resort, a child care center and babysitting services, and daily resort activities including crafts, sports, games, shows and much more.
For more information visit their website www.ronjonresort.com