A visit to a waterpark can turn a great family holiday into a multitude of long-lasting memories.
The only downside to waterparks, like all top attractions near popular family holiday destinations, is arranging the tickets and making the time for a day of water-based fun in the sun. That problem is now solved. Many hotels boast their own waterparks, meaning the family can play all day without having to roam far! So, whether you’re travelling with the kids or fancy being a big kid yourself, we pick 10 of the best hotels with their own waterpark.
Sol Katmandu Park & Resort,Magaluf, Majorca
The Sol Katmandu Park & Resort in Magaluf, Majorca combines a family holiday in the sun with a water park and theme park experience. All guests have unlimited access to the Katmandu Park, which not only features some great water slides and splash areas, but also has mini golf, a soft play area, a huge climbing frame, 4D cinema experience and much, much more!
Book Sol Katmandu Park & Resort here
BH Mallorca – Majorca, Spain
BH Mallorca in Magaluf, Spain is a stunning 4-star resort complex that caters exclusively to adults.
Located in the heart of Magaluf, BH Mallorca is 500 meters from a white sandy beach and boasts four swimming pools, an onsite waterpark as well as a wave pool, beach club and live concert arena where David Guetta, Rudimental and Jess Glynne have all played live sets.
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Jungle Aqua Park – Hurghada, Egypt
This hotel has it all in the name: Jungle Aqua Park. This resort is packed full of water themed activities which are perfect for the climate.
With 35 water slides (21 for adults and 14 for kids), this hotel certainly has something for everyone! Be sure to keep an eye out for the largest slide reaching 20 metres high, offering group races with a 70-metre glide distance. From the likes of the ‘Turbulence Slide’ to the 32 sparkling pools it is almost impossible to run out of things to keep both you and the children occupied!
Book Jungle Aqua Park here
The Grove Resort and Spa – Orlando, USA
If you’re thinking of a family holiday to Orlando then The Grove is the perfect location for you, set just a 5 minute drive from the gates of Walt Disney World Resort and within easy reach of LEGOLAND, SeaWorld Orlando and Universal Orlando.
This hotel is overflowing with water themed activities from in its very own Surfari Water Park which features FlowRider Double surf simulator, dual water slides, kid’s activities pools and zero-entry pools. If the sound of all this action has you a little overwhelmed, we’re sure that the 695 foot lazy river will give you plenty of time to relax under the dreamy blue skies!
Book The Grove Resort & Spa here
Labranda Blue Bay Resort Waterpark – Rhodes, Greece, All Inclusive
The 4-star Labranda Blue Bay Resort Waterpark is a family friendly hotel on the seafront with the added bonus of its own huge waterpark.
Guests can enjoy the rides and slides six days of the week. The hotel is set just a stone’s throw away from the beach which provides a peaceful escape from the excitement of the park.
For those who like to keep active there are some great sports facilities at the hotel, such as beach volleyball, basketball and tennis courts as well as a range of watersports.
Book Labranda Blue Bay Resort Waterpark here
Gran Garbi & Aqua Park Hotel, Lloret de Mar, Costa Brava
The Gran Garbi not only boasts its own fabulous waterpark, but also provides 4-star quality just a short stroll from the beach in Lloret de Mar.
As well as a dedicated children’s pool with a cool set of slides and water jets, there is also a set of slides for the big kids and parents too! With 9-metre high slides and a whirlpool, you’re sure to make a splash – just remember to top up that sun cream!
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Aquashow Park Hotel , Quarteira, Algarve
The Aquashow Park Hotel has a sleek, modern aesthetic and comfortable, stylish rooms. Every guest receives a complimentary pass to the incredible Aquashow Park, which is the biggest of its kind in the Algarve – and it’s right on this hotel’s doorstep!
Featuring huge slides, a wave pool, a water rollercoaster and a lazy river, there are plenty of aquatic activities to keep you entertained for days!
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Aqua Paradise Resort – Nessebar, Bulgaria
We know what you’re thinking, Bulgaria is not the first destination that springs to mind when thinking of waterparks but, like most surprises, this one’s a good one!
Close by to the Aqua Paradise Hotel is Bulgaria’s largest waterparks where you, as a guest staying at the Aqua Paradise Resort, can receive free access. This water paradise holds a range of 25 waterslides and so there is no chance of running out of things to do. If you’re feeling particularly adventurous, you won’t want to miss out on hitting the man-made waves at the Surf Basin.
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Leonardo Laura Beach & Splash Resort – Paphos, Cyprus
Just when you thought it was impossible to find a hotel that has it all – The Leonardo Laura Beach & Splash Resort in Cyprus is not only by a beach but also has waterpark!
Whilst the spa, health club and arcade/game room are all amazing features, it’s the waterpark that really brings this hotel to life. With slides named Boomerango and Great Super Bowl, you are guaranteed to please the adrenaline junkies. The three pools and wave machine will be sure to go down a treat too.
This fully re-furbished hotel has all the 4-star fun you’re looking for!
Book Leonardo Laura Beach & Splash Resort here
Atlantis The Palm – Palm Jumeirah, Dubai
Dubai is known for taking something simple and making it spectacular and this hotel is no expectation. Why ride a normal waterslide when you can slide down 9 floors into a huge aquarium filled with amazing sea life from fish and rays to sharks? Atlantis The Palm is one of Dubai’s iconic hotels located on the Palm Island amongst the beautiful waters of the Arabian Gulf.
Enjoy the waterparks 30 slides and attractions along with Dubai’s longest Lazy River. The water themed fun doesn’t stop there, you can also experience the family friendly Splashers Island and get up close with dolphins, sea lions, sharks and sting rays. If you’re looking for a bit of everything and more, Atlantis The Palm is your ticket to a fun filled holiday!
Book Atlantis The Palm here