On the hunt for the perfect vacation destination that will keep you cool as travel heats up this summer?
Aside from beach vacations, families just emerging from lockdown may want to consider vacationing lakeside or choosing a hotel that offers onsite pools and lazy rivers that are sure to delight the whole family. Both are ways to avoid crowds and relax in outdoor environments that offer fresh air and are regularly cleaned by hotel staff.
Here are nine Hilton properties that just may be the perfect place to splash down with your family this summer.
Jump into JadeWaters in Dallas
After spending a day exploring Dallas Museum of Art or the Perot Museum of Nature & Science, head back to Hilton Anatole, an expansive urban resort located in the vibrant Design District. Hilton Anatole features a museum grade art collection, dining outlets, a 4-acre private sculpture park and JadeWaters resort pool complex. JadeWaters features two 180-foot water slides, a lazy river, a 23-seat swim-up bar, an adult-only Leisure Cove pool, private cabanas, a kid's splash zone and family-friendly activities.
Navigate a Three-Acre Lazy River in Orlando
After spending a day at the theme parks, cool off at Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek and Waldorf Astoria Orlando, which are both part of the Bonnet Creek complex and home to a three-acre lazy river with poolside cabanas, a zero-entry pool and a toddler pool. Guests can also enjoy dive-in movies, DJ pool parties, kids’ scavenger hunts and face painting, mermaid swim classes and more.
Explore a Plethora of Pools & Two Lazy Rivers in Myrtle Beach
Top off your day of golf in Myrtle Beach by cooling down at DoubleTree Resort by Hilton Hotel Myrtle Beach Oceanfront. The hotel offers two lazy rivers and six indoor and outdoor pools. Families on a coastal getaway can stay at Kingston Resorts, which is home to Splash! Waterpark’s 50,000 square feet of fun with water slides, spouts, jet sprays, a winding lazy river and nine pools.
Weave Through a World of Waterslides in Maui
Relax after a day of sightseeing in Maui at the Grand Wailea Maui Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort. The hotel boasts a jaw-dropping 2,000-foot pool that weaves through waterslides and swing sets. The best part? The pool also offers breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean.
Learn to Surf in Dana Point, California
No trip to Southern California would be complete without some beach fun. Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach Resort & Club rests on 175 picturesque coastal acres and offers many ways for guests to cool down. The Monarch Beach Kids Club, "Sprayground" and pools, family-friendly hiking trails and onsite surfing lessons make the resort a perfect summer haven for all ages.
Enjoy Infinity Pools in Los Cabos, Mexico
Enjoy fun in the sun at Hilton Los Cabos Beach and Golf Resort. After a round of golf, enjoy beach access from a private cabana or take a dip in one of the resort’s sweeping family infinity pools. There’s also a Splash Zone and its own waterslide perfect for young kids.
Enjoy Pool Sides and Waterslides in Luxury Private Cabanas in Arizona
Take refuge from the desert heat at the recently-renovated Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort. The hotel offers seven sparkling pools, including a new, sophisticated adults-only pool—the Saguaro Pool—that provides a chic oasis anchored by the pool’s namesake, a 140-year-old Saguaro cactus. Dappled around the elegant pool are stylish alcoves and cabanas; plush amenities including mini fridges and TVs are available while refreshing cocktails and bites are steps away at the new Saguaro Bar. A reimagined Paradise Pool is a respite for the young and young at heart with the new 65-foot triple “The Twist” water slide and fun children’s splash pad, as well as 15 luxury, air-conditioned private cabanas.