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After a busy time exploring all that Orlando has to offer, there’s no better way to relax than by taking a dip in one of Orlando’s best swimming pools. Orlando is known for its warm weather and sunny skies, so it’s no surprise that there are so many amazing hotel pools to choose from when you visit. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing poolside drink or a an adrenalin fuelled waterslide that will leave you wanting more, Orlando has plenty of options. Here’s our selection of the best on offer.  

3* CoCo Key Hotel and Water Resort

Close to Universal Orlando and SeaWorld Orlando, this hotel will keep those who are happiest in the water occupied all day long! The large tropical-themed pool has something for everyone including 3 pools, 14 slides, and a splash playground alongside a daily entertainment programme and a gaming arcade. There’s a good choice of dining options for all ages too. 

4* Universals Loews Portofino Bay  

This luxury hotel inspired by Portofino in Italy has a pool area to rival most in Orlando. The main pool has a Roman-themed aqueduct slide, a sandy beach, and a splash pool for kids and cabanas to hire. There are plenty of Italian-themed dining options and a spa for adults to indulge in luxury treatments. 

5* Four Seasons Resort Orlando at WALT DISNEY WORLD® Resort 

If guests are looking for luxury and sophisticated service whilst in Orlando, this hotel oozes it. The Explorer Island water park has everything for all ages including an underwater stereo system, kids’ splash area, lazy river, waterslides and an adults-only pool. Other amenities include 6 restaurants and bars, 3 boutiques, a golf course, a spa, tennis courts and volleyball.  

4* Omni Orlando Resort at Champions Gate

This place is pure fun for adults and kids alike. Close to all the major theme parks, it offers plenty to keep everyone entertained. There’s a shallow kids’ pool and a zero-entry family pool. For the adrenaline-fueled, there’s a 125-foot corkscrew waterslide and Orlando’s only resort wave pool, and a lazy river with tunnels and canyons. There’s an adults-only pool with cabanas to hire. If that’s not enough, the resort is surrounded by 36 holes of championship golf, a full-service spa and 8 drinking and dining options. 

4* Lake Buena Vista Resort Village & Spa 

Close to Walt Disney World, this hotel features condo-style accommodation with first-class amenities and has become a firm favourite. The Pirates-themed pool comes with a shipwreck and water canons, waterslides and waterfalls. The spa offers pirate and princesses makeovers, as well as adult luxury treatments. There are three on-site dining options and a delivery service as well as a convenience store.  

4* Orlando World Center Marriott 

The River Falls waterpark opened in 2022 to much excitement. And it’s easy to see why with its large lagoon swimming pool, poolside cabanas, 3 waterslides (including a 90ft speed slide) and a 575ft lazy river and a kids splash pool. Daily pool time activities keep everyone occupied and there’s even a laser show in the evenings. Rooms feature walk-in showers and there’s a wide range of dining options to suit all tastes. 

3* Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort 

Set on a lake, this Disney hotel features an aquatic area built around a 50-foot replica of a Mayan ruin and has a 123-foot-long waterslide. There are also three quieter pools for use. The resort also boasts the Largest hot tub at a Walt Disney World Resort with room for 22! The resort offers both casual and high-end dining options. Evening campfire activities take place around the pool and you can watch movies under the stars.  

4* Universals Hard Rock Hotel 

If you love music, then this is the hotel for you. With the zero-entry pool featuring an underwater music system, you’ll also find water jets, a sandy beach, and a 260ft long water slide. Cabanas are available to rent to continue the party, with plasma TV, fridge and beverage service. You’ll have access to poolside concerts and DJ pool parties. There’s also a good selection of drinking and dining options.  

4* Hilton Orlando 

Close to International Drive and the major theme parks, this contemporary hotel features an 892 ft lazy river to float around on tubes with canons, waterfalls and fountains to add to the fun. The zero-entry pool has plenty of spots to soak up some sunshine. And if that’s not enough, a waterslide and whirlpool will keep guests amused. There’s’ also an adult-only pol with cabanas to rent. Rooms are tastefully designed and there’s a good selection of dining options. 

4* Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress 

This luxury hotel has some incredible facilities that would leave the most active exhausted! The huge pool features a private cove, rocky cliffs, a rope bridge, a water jet splash zone and rock climbing areas. There’s a sand beach for sun seekers, pitch and putt and water sports on the lake. Rooms are spacious and well-appointed. Food outlets range from fine dining to more casual fayre.