Orlando’s Most Dynamic
Neighborhood offers visitors exciting attractions
, full of thrilling experiences for all age groups, but if
you’re looking for a relaxing getaway, International Drive has plenty of ways
to enjoy some chill after you’ve had your fill of thrills!
What’s more relaxing
than lounging poolside?
If you’re looking to
enjoy an Orlando vacation of sitting poolside while sipping on a refreshing cocktail,
there are plenty of pools to choose from. Whether you’re visiting Orlando from
near or far, many hotels
offer passes so you don’t have to be guests to enjoy a
day at the pool, making them the perfect stop for a relaxing daycation.
Beat the heat with a
relaxing pool day at one of these I-Drive hotels now offering Pool Day Passes!
5730 Central Florida Pkwy, Orlando,
What it includes: With this day pass you’ll
have access to their saltwater pool, fitness center, and their grills and patio
area. You can upgrade to a $75 work pass that adds a private room from 8 am to
7400 International Dr., Orlando, 407-351-2626
What it includes: This pass grants you day use
to this hotel’s water park, featuring over 14 water slides, in addition to a
covered 54,000 square feet pool area and a poolside restaurant. This day pass
comes with free Wi-Fi and access to a large arcade.
6001 Destination Pkwy. Orlando, FL 32819, 407-313-4300
Cost: This day pass price start at $20 for adults and $10 for
children ages 3 to 12.
What it includes: Enjoy access to a large pool
with a winding water slide and whirlpool, an adults-only pool with a whirlpool,
a kids splash pad, an 892-foot lazy river with complimentary tubes, waterfalls,
fountains and water cannons, poolside food and drink service, 15% off at
David’s Club Bar & Grill and discounted self-parking for $25.
Hyatt Regency Orlando
9801 International Drive
Orlando, FL 32819, 407-284-1234
Cost: Day pass price begins at $25 for adults.
Day passes for children age 3 to 15 start at $10.
What it includes: This pass includes access to
two outdoor heated pools and a winding waterslide, two whirlpools, poolside
food and drink service from Coconuts Poolside Bar & Grill, rooftop tennis
and complimentary self-parking.
Caribe Royale Resort
8101 World Center Dr, Orlando, 407-238-8000
Cost: $30 - $125
What it includes: Enjoy sitting in a lounge
chair with a view of the waterfall at this large, resort-style pool that even
boasts a water slide!
Swing the day away on the greens!
If you’re looking for a relaxing day spent on
the greens, head to Rosen Shingle Creek
to play on their new Arnold Palmer redesigned 18-hole, par 72 championship golf
course. You can also check out what they have going on at the Brad Brewer Golf
Here you’ll also find a restaurant and lounge,
full-service spa, fitness center, 4 pools, 2 hot tubs, nature trails,
volleyball, basketball, tennis courts, an arcade and more.
Not an avid golfer? Putt Putt is relaxing too!
Head to one of the many adventure mini golf courses that call I-Drive home for
a relaxing afternoon spent putting around in paradise. If putting under
waterfalls and through cascading caves sounds like a relaxing afternoon to you,
be sure to head to one of these miniature golf locations on I-Drive:
See a full list of mini golf courses on I-Drive here
Or maybe your idea of relaxation is swinging
with all your might in a hitting bay?
bays at Topgolf
make enjoying a day of golf during the heat of summer a
breeze. Plus with a full restaurant and bar on sight- you can enjoy swinging
the day away with a cold drink and delicious appetizers for a relaxing
afternoon or evening on I-Drive, rain or shine.
A spa day in the heart of Orlando!
A relaxing trip to
I-Drive to recharge just wouldn’t be complete without a trip to one of the many
that call International Drive home.
If you’re hoping to
enjoy some much-needed pampering and self-care, be sure to check out these spas
in the area:
spa at Hilton Orlando
is a place like no other, where you'll feel like you’ve
been transported to a tropical oasis in the middle of Florida. This spa
features both results-oriented and locally inspired therapies.
offers a large variety of treatments, including Swedish,
Deep Tissue, Reflexology, Thai, Hot Stone and Foot massages treatments in a
setting of unparalleled beauty and relaxation.
The Pink Massage
is a unique combination of techniques that alleviate
pain and stress emotionally and physically. Here you’ll find treatments
including Swedish Massage, Deep tissue, Shiatsu, Hot stone, Reflexology,
Couples Massage, Facials, Waxing, and Manicures, to name a few.
offers health and wellness-based treatments for men. Here
you’ll find service providers who specialize in male grooming, from hair to
massage therapies and everything in between. Plus, Mr BarberSpa is known for
its use of organic and natural products.
is committed to providing the highest quality massage
therapy services in a safe and comfortable setting, striving to help its
clients achieve positive results through fully customizable spa treatments.
The Original Beer
is the ultimate spa experience for a beer lover! This
unconventional spa is centered around beer. Guests can enjoy private rooms with
soaking thermal tubs featuring their unique signature Beer Treatment; a foamy,
moisturizing hop infusion made with beer ingredients, so you can soak while you
sip on an ice-cold one.
What says “relaxation” like sipping and saving
after a long day?
If your idea of relaxing is grabbing a drink
or two at one of the many unique dining destinations
along International Drive, you’re in luck! Many restaurants on
I-Drive offer daily Happy Hour
specials to take advantage of!
Here are a few local favorites:
Cafe Tu Tu Tango
When? Monday - Friday, 3 - 6 pm
Deal: 2 for 1 select drinks, special appetizer
menu for $3 - $6
Blue Martini at Pointe Orlando
When? Monday - Friday, 4 - 8 pm, Saturday -
Sunday, 3 - 8 pm
Deal: Half off all beverages and discounted
Tapa Toro Orlando at ICON Park
When? Monday - Friday, 3 - 6 pm
Deal: Drinks: 2 for 1 Drinks, 1/2 off House
Wine, Beer, and Sangria, 1/2 priced Cocktail Pitchers and $4-$5 dollar
Cooper Hawk’s Winery
When? Monday - Friday, 2 - 5 pm
$6.50 wine by the Glass, $8.50 Lux Wine by the Glass, $6.50 Wine Specialty
Drinks, $8.50 Select Cocktails, and happy hour food specials
The Pub Orlando
When? Monday - Friday, 3 - 7pm
Deals: Drink specials and $5 shareable
Mia’s Italian Kitchen
When? Monday - Friday, 3 - 7pm
Deals: Two-for-one drinks and $5 bar bites
IceBar Orlando - Orlando’s Longest Happy
When? Sunday - Thursday, 5 - 9 pm
Deals: Rotating specials
King’s Dining and Entertainment
When? Monday - Friday, 4 - 6 pm
Deals: $4 Wells, $5 20oz Draft Beers, $5
Sangrias & Mai Tais, $3 Fireball and Lemon Drop Shots and ½ priced apps.
There are plenty of ways to chill after you’ve
had your fill of thrills on International Drive
. Whether you’re vacationing in the City Beautiful and want to set aside a day
for some relaxation, or you call Orlando home and want to treat yourself to a
relaxing staycation, there are plenty of ways to find rest and recharge in
Orlando’s Most Dynamic Neighborhood.