Resorts with Outdoor Water Parks
Arizona Grand Resort
Only fifteen minutes from the Phoenix airport, this resort is a magnet for families thanks to The Oasis, its own private 6-acre waterpark. The resort features great golf right at the property, and beautiful hiking too.
Wisconsin Dells Water Park Resort: Great Wolf Lodge
This Great Wolf Lodge -- in Wisconsin Dells, where the indoor water park craze started-- has a huge indoor water park and in summer season the Thunder Bay outdoor water park adds another 60,000 sq. ft. Features include a giant pool with geysers and spray features, waterslides, kiddie bumper boats, and family cabanas.
Wisconsin Dells Water Park Resort: Kalahari Resort
Also in Wisconsin Dells, the Kalahari Resort has "America's largest indoor water park", and in summer also offers guests the Zambezi outdoor water park with slides, multi-level play zones, and thrill rides with names like Wild Wildebeest. (These water parks are open to the public as well as to resort guests.)
Wisconsin Dells Water Park Resort: Wilderness Resort
The Wilderness Resort has three indoor water parks plus nearly five acres of outdoor water park too.
Jamaica: Rose Hall Resort & Country Club
This resort near Montego Bay Jamaica has its own 110,00 sq.ft waterpark with slides, lazy river ride, and swim-up bar. The resort also has 1000 feet of beach, and golf course right on-site as well.
Jamaica: Sunset Beach Resort & Spa
This value-priced all inclusive resort is 15 minutes from the Montego Bay Airport. Its Pirate's Paradise Water Park has over an acre of waves and slides.
Jamaica: Beaches Negril Resort & Spa
"Beaches" is the popular family brand of resorts in the Sandals chain. This resort not only has a spot on Negril's famed 7-mile beach, it also has a water park, kids programs, infant care, and more.
St. Lucia: Coconut Bay Resort & Spa
This value-priced all inclusive resort in St. Lucia has a water park has two bodyslides and a lazy river. Families will also like the Cocoland kids club which has large play areas including a water-play zone.
Nick Hotel - Nickelodeon Resorts by Marriott
Work appears to have stalled on this grand development of up to twenty new Nick Hotels planned to offer on-site water parks and theming and entertainment by Nickelodeon. The first property was slated for Liberty Station in San Diego.
Atlantis The Palm, Dubai
This sister resort to the Atlantis Bahamas is in Dubai, the middle-east pinnacle of shopping, entertainment, and luxury. The resort has a 42-acre Aquaventure water park with multiple waterslides including a near-vertical Leap of Faith that ends in an acrylic tunnel in a shark-filled lagoon. Other highlights include uphill coasters, a tidal wave...