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Inspector Picks: Five Sensational Swimming Pools at Florida Hotels

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August 02, 2018
Looking for a luxury lodging or a fun place to go with the kids? Check out these AAA Approved hotel swimming pools in Florida. Fountains, hot tubs, lazy rivers, sprinklers, waterfalls and waterslides are are just some of the features to enjoy on your Florida vacation.
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Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort
Lake Buena Vista, Florida
AAA Inspector Rating
AAA Inspector 591: Families get the best of both worlds in the pool area. The kids love the play area and lazy river, and I love the lavish treatment at the adult pool.
Fall into the lap of luxury at this impressive resort. Rooms are designed with comfort and technology in mind. Exciting restaurants, a luxurious spa and spectacular pool complex complete the scene. Complimentary transportation to and from the parks is available on a luxurious motor coach. Spanning 26 acres within the exclusive Golden Oak Community, guests here can enjoy the five-acre Explorer Island with its lazy river pool, dozens of water features and family activities. Rather relax? Take a stroll through the acres of tranquil gardens or unwind by the adults-only pool in your very own bungalow. Treat yourself to a selection of wellness options in the 13,000-square-foot spa and then create your own custom fragrance at the Aroma Design Bar. Everything is literally at your fingertips. Each room is equipped with an iPad-based system, a Bose Bluetooth speaker and a device-charging station. Be sure to check out the spectacular fireworks chandelier in the lobby at night. Get your Disney fix with the “fireworks view” rooms or character breakfasts.
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view of the main pool area from room balcony
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JW Marriott, Orlando Grande Lakes
Orlando, Florida
AAA Inspector Rating
AAA Inspector 591: The whole family gets moving and unwinds in the lazy river. The surrounding lush greenery is mesmerizing and calming.
Elegant throughout, the property offers spacious rooms with soft tones that create a sense of serenity. Enjoy leisure time in the expansive and inviting pool area. Balcony rooms offer great views. Formal gardens and manicured grounds surround the impressive hotel. The striking lobby is enhanced by a Spanish fountain that creates a tranquil ambience for a warm welcome. Enjoy casual and fine dining at notable on-site restaurants. The hotel shares many facilities and amenities with its sister property next door, the Ritz-Carlton.
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Kimpton Epic Hotel
Miami, Florida
AAA Inspector Rating
AAA Inspector 52: I marvel at the expansive rooftop pool area with sweeping views of downtown Miami and Key Biscayne; come early to snag a Majorca day bed.
This hotel is the epitome of chic elegance. The lobby welcomes you with a striking first impression. Live in style while sampling the luxurious amenities that are offered in all the guest units. The guest rooms are accented beautifully with light wood furniture, fine linens and luxurious bathroom complete with marble surroundings. The guest rooms also feature upgraded electronics such as a docking station and digital doorbell. This hotel appeals to both the leisure and business traveler. With over 14,000 square feet of function space, this hotel has quickly become one of the more popular venues for corporate meetings, weddings and events. An Exhale spa, a private business center, a top-notch fitness center and a rooftop pool deck complete with cabanas and two infinity pools are just some of the facilities available for guests' use. Exhale even offers acupuncture. Be sure to indulge in the complimentary coffee in the morning and the wine tasting every evening.
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Pool at Playa Largo Resort & Spa, Autograph Collection
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Playa Largo Resort & Spa, Autograph Collection
Key Largo, Florida
AAA Inspector Rating
AAA Inspector 52: The pool area layout and how it spills out into the beach is very cool!
Located on 14 acres of beautiful beach, this upscale resort has amazing views. There are a plethora of activities to indulge in or just relax at the pool or on the beach. The standard guest rooms are quite roomy, but for extra space try booking one of the corner suites or even a bungalow. Regardless of which type you choose, all offer plush comforts and enhanced technology.
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Renaissance Orlando at SeaWorld
Orlando, Florida
AAA Inspector Rating
AAA Inspector 591: It's great to see everyone having a good time in the pool area. The sprinklers and slides offer guests hours of fun.
The 10-story open atrium gives this hotel the "wow factor." Guest rooms are luxurious and inviting with cozy bedding and upscale décor. Abundant on-site activities offer hours of fun. Upscale appointments, including hand-blown glass art, a waterfall and vibrant colors, are featured in the lobby. Kids will enjoy hours of fun at the on-site water park, which includes slides and sprinklers. Appealing amenities offer a reprieve for guests who want to hang out and have fun without leaving the grounds. Adults can enjoy a relaxing day of pampering at the on-site spa. SeaWorld is located just across the street.
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