When it comes to making a splash out of summer vacations, picture yourself zipping down thrilling waters slides, floating lazily along a winding river and enjoying endless hours of water-filled fun. For travelers seeking wet-and-wild vacations that will make a splash, it matters where you stay and these Hilton hotels across the globe cater to the whims of both young and young-at-heart guests with pure aqua-infused delight.
Before jumping into the pool, Hilton Honors members can use Points Pooling to book accommodations. With this perk, up to 11 members can combine their Points, free of charge, to unlock new redemption opportunities, cover a stay or book special Hilton Honors Experiences. So, pack your swimsuit, grab your sunscreen and get ready to dive into a water-based adventure for an epic summer getaway.
Home to Embassy Suites by Hilton Myrtle Beach Oceanfront Hotel and Hilton Myrtle Beach Resort, the Kingston Resort in Myrtle Beach wows following a $65-million renovation that included the addition of new pool experiences. Guests of both hotels receive exclusive access to the new Currents Seaside Entertainment pool deck, complete with a water playground with slides, a large swimming pool and a smaller waterpark geared at younger kids who want to splash. The pool deck offers 28 cabanas with waterpark, ocean, pool or fire pit views, as well as 10 daybeds, a hammock garden and 350 new chaise lounge chairs. While there, satisfy hunger with food and drinks delivered poolside from the new Black Drum Brewing, which also offers indoor and outdoor dining options steps from the pool deck. From 70,000 and 60,000 Points per night, respectively
Find a family-fun paradise at Hilton Cancun, an All-Inclusive Resort, where kids will go gaga for the splash pool and water playground with multiple water slides, splash bucket and pool toys. The action-filled beachfront resort also provides kids 4 to 12 with a colorful kids’ club for enjoying landlubber activities like arts and crafts and gaming stations while teens, 13 to 17, can chill out in their own space with TVs, music, video and board games, pool and Ping Pong. Kids of all ages can also enjoy a variety of daily activities, including water sports and Mayan art and jewelry-making to craft lasting souvenirs. From 95,000 Points per night
Discover Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace, an Official Walt Disney World® Hotel featuring a tropical paradise located just steps away from Disney Springs®. Truly embrace the feeling of vacation while lounging at the recreation island, which offers a mix of relaxation and excitement that will give you a break from the days at the parks. Enjoy a splash zone perfect for young kids, a zero-entry lazy river, a lap pool, and an event lawn offering outdoor games for the whole family. For added comfort, rent a private cabana for up to six people to relax in plush lounge chairs, a day bed with a covered awning and retractable curtains. Cabana amenities include a mini fridge, flatscreen TV, a safe, and a fruit platter. Complete your pool day with deliciously crafted cocktails and poolside meals from the poolside restaurant, Shades. From 60,000 Points per night
Home to one of Jamaica’s largest water parks, Hilton Rose Hall Resort & Spa is an all-inclusive resort with plenty of sun-filled fun. Enjoy Sugar Mills Falls’ lagoons and waterfalls, kids’ zone and 280-foot water slide, as well as live music, daily family activities, secluded whirlpools and poolside concierge. When not enjoying the waterpark, families can lounge and play on the resort’s private beach, where kayaks and paddle boards are included during your stay. Kids ages 4 to 12 can also make friends and have a ball at the Kids Klub or the Teen Zone, which offers older kids arcade games and all-day gaming play. From 227,000 Premium Room Rewards Points per night
The floating waterpark at Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah is the perfect way to make the most of the warm waters and sun-filled days on Dubai’s iconic Palm Jumeirah. The elegant hotel may bring a level of sophistication to your travels, but kids and adults alike will throw caution to the wind and dive head-first into the Arabian Gulf and slide, splash and laugh their way around the fully supervised playground that provides hours of entertainment. Guests can also enjoy two temperature-controlled swimming pools and the resort’s private, white-sand beach. From 51,000 Points per night
With its prime location on a pristine private beach on Marjan Island in the United Arab Emirates, there are plenty of ways to cool off on warm days at DoubleTree by Hilton Resort & Spa Marjan Island. Home to seven swimming pools, including a floating sea pool and Tarzan Boat floating jungle gym, families can splash and play at two shaded kids' pools and the Pirate Boat Aqua Zone, filled with fountains, dunk buckets and water pistols. Located on Al Jazirah Al Hamra’s man-made archipelago, the Persian Gulf hugs the resort and provides more wet and wild adventures as you hop on a flyboard, ride the waves on a jet ski, go water skiing and more. From 37,000 Points per night
Also nestling along the Persian Gulf is Doha’s Hilton Salwa Beach Resort & Villas, which combines beachfront relaxation with theme park thrills. Admission to the neighboring Sea Caves Water Park is included with a stay, and guests will find more than 28 exhilarating slides, rides and attractions. From the spinning rapids water slide and jaw-dropping drop slide known as King Cobra to the lazy river and not-so-lazy Torrent River, guests will be drenched in water and laughter. Even little tykes get in on the excitement at the Ship Kids Pool, featuring five smaller waterslides and water features. Part of Desert Falls water and adventure park, guests can also find various attractions like go-karting, laser tag, diving and canyoning. The resort also provides two beautiful outdoor pools in the North and South Bay, where private cabanas and a splash pad are also offered. Of course, the crystal-clear Gulf is just steps away and guests can partake in a range of beach activities. From 86,000 Points per night
You don’t need to stay in a beach destination to get your splash on. In South Dakota’s Black Hills awaits Home2 Suites by Hilton Rapid City, the newest addition to the WaTiki Indoor Waterpark. The year-round water park provides more than 30,000 square feet of fun, including water adventures at Koko’s Kingdom, a variety of water slides, a lazy river, an activity pool and a relaxing Oasis hot tub, all next door to the pet-friendly Home2 Suites. Although nightly rates don’t include admission to the waterpark, free hot breakfast, parking and Wi-Fi await at the property. From 60,000 Points per night
Surrounded by the lush jungles of the Dominican Republic with expansive beaches hugging the Caribbean, Hilton La Romana, An All-Inclusive Family Resort is home to a water park that provides hours of entertainment. Featuring winding tube slides, a lazy river and splash zone, find a perch on a lounge chair beneath an umbrella, or head to the beach where watersports like kayaking, snorkeling and windsurfing are also included with your stay. Land-based activities for kids include supervised activities like sandcastle building, treasure hunts and camping on the beach with teens enjoying foam parties, bonfires and a gaming room. From 79,000 Points per night
Deep in the heart of Texas, just north of Houston, the fully renovated The Woodlands Resort, Curio Collection by Hilton keeps guests and locals alike cool during summer’s heat with its Forest Oasis Waterpark & Lazy River. The year-round destination features a family-friendly activity pool, a 30-foot tower with waterfalls and a racing waterslide, a lazy river, a lagoon-style pool, a zero-entry kids’ pool with sprayground and three whirlpools. Loungers can be found around and even in the pools, with four cabanas with accommodations for up to six people available for rent. While enjoying a day around the water, replenish with breeze bites and refreshing drinks from the Cool Water Bar & Grill. From 60,000 Points per night
Who says you can’t mix business with pleasure? Signia by Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek is a premium meetings hotel featuring more than 140,000 square feet of flexible space, and is also home to exceptional family-friendly facilities that cater to kids of all ages. Signia by Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek is an Official Walt Disney World® Hotel, offering amazing benefits at the theme parks and daily views of the fireworks. On days off the theme parks, guests can splash into the large pool or float around the lazy river, set amidst palm trees, and drift in the cool waters beneath the Florida sun with a zero-entry pool and exciting waterslide. On weekends, the hotel offers dive-in movies and scuba academy at the pool. While visiting, rent a private cabana and experience a poolside oasis for up to six guests with welcome refreshments, Wi-Fi, HDTV, ceiling fan and personalized service featuring cuisine and cocktails from Beech. From 65,000 Points per night
It’s easy to make a splash at Hilton Bali Resort, where guests have four pools, sand lagoons and a 98-foot waterslide to enjoy with breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean and Sawangan Beach. Little tykes also get some thrills on a smaller waterslide that releases into a shallow family pool. Private villas with their own gated access feature private pools and lush garden space for the ultimate tropical stay. From 48,000 Points per night