If your kids are like ours, a hotel swimming pool is one of the must-haves on their vacation. In the mugginess and sweltering heat of Florida summers, a pool ranks high on the list as families can pretty much swim year-round. From budget friendly to luxury, Traveling Grandmom (with help from her Traveling Mom friends) brings you the 5 best Disney World Resort pools.
It’s All About The Pools At Disney’s Coronado Springs
Karyn Locke, Road Trip Traveling Mom says, “Seriously. Coronado Springs Resort is built AROUND the beautiful 22-acre Lago Dorado so it really does revolve around water.” It should be no surprise with Florida’s notorious humidity that Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort is all about the pools.
Splish-splash in the cool waters of the Dig Site, Mayan-themed pool complex with an impressive 123-foot-long waterslide, Lost City of Cibola Pool, and pile up to 21 of your closest friends in the largest hot tub at a Walt Disney World Resort property.
Lava Pool At Disney’s Polynesian Resort
Step up the splish-splash fun at the lava pool at Disney’s Polynesian Resort, located at the Seven Seas Lagoon, with impressive views of the Magic Kingdom. This popular Disney World resort pool debut its 2015 renovation with an expanded deck and seating area, tiki-themed water play area with child-sized slides, and a new hot tub.
Families with young children will appreciate the attention to safety with a zero-depth entry point, similar to a beach, sloping gently into the pool for easy entry and exit. Of course, the Lava pool would have to include a volcano, perfect for climbing, before embarking on the ultimate thrill: plunging down its 142-foot-long water slide.
Aye, Matie! Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort Pool
It’s hard to beat the location of the Sunset Beach Dinner at Hacienda Encantada. The gourmet meal, served in a cabana on the beach, is one of three themed dinners available to guests. The four-course dinner begins with salad and Prosecco and is paired with wine.The luxury resort has several casual eateries and fine dining restaurants.
Some of the restaurants are tucked into the cliffs, providing cozy nooks and stunning ocean views. Among them: Las Marias, serving an elaborate breakfast buffet. The most secluded (and romantic) dinner spot is at La Mesa del Patron at Los Riscos, providing a true Mexican hideaway