Make a Splash on International Drive!

Thursday, May 6, 2021
Is it Summer yet? It sure feels like it here in Orlando, Florida! Luckily, water parks are the perfect haven for spending a day of fun in the sun, without breaking a sweat.
If you’re planning a trip to the City Beautiful for some much-needed summer fun this year, be sure to add these popular water attractions to your itinerary for endless splashing around under the Florida sun!
Water is Life. Life is joy.
Indulge in the carefree attitude that the fabled Waturi islanders have embraced on their Pacific isle for centuries at Universal Orlando’s Volcano Bay water theme park. Enjoy a park where thrills and relaxation flow in perfect harmony, making it the perfect spot for a day of fun in the sun for everyone in the family. Whether you’re gathering the courage to throw yourself down one of their thrilling water slides, or you want a day of non-stop chill as you float your way down the winding river, or soak up the sun in the wave pool, Volcano Bay is a South Seas oasis right in the heart of Orlando.
Whimsical & One-of-a-Kind
Aquatica Orlando is a water park that only SeaWorld could bring to life, and if you’ve never been, you’ll see what we mean the moment you arrive. If you’re looking for endless activities and experiences, get ready for a fun-packed day at Aquatica, where you’ll find marine life shows, thrill rides, aquariums, up-close encounters with amazing sea life creatures, and of course, water rides to keep the splashing good times going all day long!
Experience thrilling and extraordinary water rides for the whole family, water play areas made especially for the kiddos, and of course, beaches and lazy rivers for an unmatched way to relax and unwind in paradise.
During your visit, be sure to hop onto their newly opened Riptide Race family water ride! It is the world’s tallest dueling racer, and is sure to have your adrenaline pumping as you race to the finish line against your opponents! It is a high-speed adventure with tunnels, twists and turns that you’ll want to experience over and over again. You can learn more about this new addition to the park here
Discover your own slice of paradise!
Discovery Cove is an all-inclusive day resort where you will experience animal encounters in a breathtaking tropical atmosphere. Whether you’re swimming with bottlenose dolphins, feeding tropical birds, snorkeling through a saltwater reef or playing inches from a family of otters; we’re sure you’ll find endless opportunities for new and exciting experiences in a day well spent in the Sunshine state!
Fuel up between adventures with unlimited access to a fantastic selection of food and drink all day long, as you sit back and embrace ‘vacation-mode’ like never before.
Stay and Play
We know it can be hard to get a large group or the whole family up and out for a day of fun on I-Drive, but when you can play the day away right from your home away from home in the heart of Orlando, there’s no stress.
Westgate Lakes Resort & Spa is a tropical paradise that is situated just miles away from the exciting, bustling Orlando attractions that draw so many to the City Beautiful, including Universal Orlando Resort, Disney World Resort, SeaWorld Orlando, and of course the world famous International Drive!
But when you’re not exploring the parks, or experiencing the unmatched comforts of their beautiful, fully furnished rooms, heated outdoor pools and hot tubs, or treating yourself to a treatment at their world-class Serenity Spa, be sure to head over to their newly opened, on-site, Treasure Cove water park!
Embrace your inner pirate in this new themed water park, and enjoy splashing your way into unforgettable memories, laughter, amusement and quality time. Some of the attractions you’ll find here include; Buccaneer Bay Wave Pool, Dolphin Drop & Pirate's Plunge Water Slides, Little Parrots Splash Zone, Castaway Creek Lazy River, the Sun Deck complete with lounge chairs, Private cabanas, of course, a Rikki Tiki Tavern serving up your favorite refreshing cocktails and more!
A splashtastic time awaits you just outside of your hotel room, so you can keep the fun in the sun going strong throughout your entire visit.
A long time favorite!
Coco Key Orlando brings something completely unique to your average day of fun in the sun, featuring Orlando’s only 54,000 sq ft. canopy-covered and outdoor water park! Known for its great value, this family-friendly resort has all the water attractions you need to stay cool during your day of fun in the sun, with 14 water slides, 3 heated pools, and a 6,500 sq ft. interactive arcade.
Located on International Drive just minutes from all of Orlando’s major attractions, with scheduled shuttle service available to Universal Orlando Resort, SeaWorld and Aquatica, this AAA 3 diamond property is sure to provide a perfect place to call your home away from home during your next stay in the City Beautiful.
Enjoy fueling up for your fun at one of their delicious on-site dining options; TradeWinds Restaurant and Lounge, Callaloo Grill Food Court, Wet Rooster Tiki Bar and Coco’s Pizzeria, and get ready for a stay with the perfect amount of soaking up the sun and indoor A/C’d entertainment.
If you’re visiting Orlando this summer, don’t sweat the heat! Enjoy fun in the Florida sun at one of these popular water attractions that will keep you cool while you enjoy unforgettable summer fun in Orlando’s most dynamic neighborhood