As one of the top vacation destinations in the country, Orlando is packed with beautiful family-friendly pools, thrilling water slides, and peaceful lazy rivers. But did you know that Orlando is also home to several stunning adults-only pools? Yep, you read that right. Adults-only pools. No kids allowed. Whether you’re a parent looking for a day off, or you simply prefer a more adult atmosphere, these adults-only pools near Disney World are the perfect place to unwind in peace.
Get away from the shrieking and splashing of dozens of kids in vacation mode. Hit the pool with your love for a relaxing day of sunshine, cocktails, and serenity, sans kids. Your ears will thank you.
10100 Dream Tree Blvd, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32836
For a luxe adults-only retreat on Disney property, head to The Four Seasons Orlando. The hotel is tucked away inside Disney's Golden Oak, an exclusive luxury neighborhood of sprawling mansions and lush, tranquil landscapes. Overnight resort guests can lounge in peace at the cypress-lined Oasis pool, which has an underwater sound system and a scenic woodland backdrop. Relax on premium cushioned lounge chairs, swim to the edge of the infinity pool, or soak in the hot tub. The pool is exclusively reserved for guests age 21+, with luxury cabana rentals and poolside food and drinks available for purchase.
If you have kids, send them off to play at the resort's complimentary kid's camp, which entertains kids between the ages of 4-12 every day from 10am-12pm and 1pm-5pm.
1500 Masters Blvd, Championsgate, FL 33896
With a single day spa or resort pass, you can explore all that this four-diamond hotel in Championsgate has to offer, including an 850-foot lazy river, a wave pool, waterslides, and a pool exclusively reserved for guests age 18 and up. The spacious adults-only pool features eight private cabanas, plenty of comfortable lounge chairs, and an enormous hot tub, all wrapped in a lush tropical landscape of swaying palm trees. With it being one of the few adults-only pools near Disney, it is worth a visit. Order drinks poolside, and extend your stay with dinner at one of the resort's stunning fine dining restaurants.
6001 Destination Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32819
Just a couple of exits beyond Disney Springs, a water wonderland awaits at Hilton Orlando. Swim in a heated zero-entry pool, drift past waterfalls on a 892-foot lazy river, and sip on daiquiris from the onsite pool bar. The adults-only pool has a 25,000 square foot pool deck, six private cabanas, a whirlpool spa, and plenty of lounge seating, all in an enclosed space that offers a private, tranquil respite from the main pool. Pool access is included when you book any spa treatment at the hotel's Eforea Spa, or you can book a resort day pass starting at $25 per person.
4012 Central Florida Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32837
For a truly luxurious day out, book a spa treatment at the Ritz-Carlton, which includes access to the resort's outdoor heated adults-only lap pool, as well as the lazy river at the J.W. Marriott next door. Florida residents get 15% off spa treatments Monday through Thursday, with complimentary parking included in your booking. If you get hungry, grab lunch and bubbles at the Vitale Spa Cafe, or splurge on an unforgettable dinner at Knife & Spoon.
If you decide to make it a full weekend getaway, consider booking one of the brand new poolside cabanas.
3230 Inspiration Drive, Kissimmee, FL 34747
One of the newest water parks in Orlando is Island H2O, located just outside Walt Disney World at Margaritaville Resort. The park features thrilling water slides, splash zones, a lazy river, a wave pool, and an adults-only pool, all with a fun social media theme. The Private Domain pool is open to visitors age 21 and up, with tons of vibrant blue lounge chairs and private cabanas. Sip on a cold margarita and relax as the music of Jimmy Buffett washes over you.
And now you can relax with a great book in hand and a drink in the other. Island H2O Water Park has now made it possible for guests to enjoy a curated collection of books in partnership with the Osceola Library System, becoming the only water park in Central Florida to offer its own Little Free Library. Park goers can now pick up a book in the wave pool area, which will house the park’s literary treasures.
More Pools with an Adult Vibe
These swanky pools are open to guests of all ages, but they have an upscale vibe and luxurious amenities that are perfect for your next poolside escape. Upgrade your day with poolside drink service, a cabana rental, or an indulgent spa treatment. Not all of these are pools near Disney, but the relaxing atmosphere each one offers is not to be missed.
14200 Bonnet Creek Resort Ln, Orlando, FL 32821
This tranquil spa resort is tucked away in the luxurious enclave of Bonnet Creek, just a mile away from bustling Disney Springs, making it some of the closest pools near Disney. Two beautiful pools and a jacuzzi await, with panoramic views of the resort's lush championship golf course. Cool off in the serene zero-entry pool, which has plenty of lounge seating and a poolside attendant to see to your every need. Dine al fresco at the poolside restaurant, or have champagne, cocktails, and breezy summer fare delivered directly to your lounge chairs. For an extra-memorable day out, splurge on a private cabana and unwind beneath the palm trees at the luxurious cabana pool, where you likely won't see as many kids. Cabana rentals include complimentary soft drinks, water, and a fruit platter, plus poolside service, comfortable lounge furniture, and a high-definition TV.
5601 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819
Escape to the scenic shores of the Italian Riviera at the Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando. The hotel is part of a theme park complex, so there are bound to be some kids around, but in my experience, most families flock to the fun, interactive beach pool. The Villa pool offers a more adult experience, with beautiful cypress and palm trees, comfortable lounge chairs, a hot tub with elegant fountains, and shaded cabana rentals. The Villa pool feels like a true Mediterranean escape, and it's located next to the Mandara Spa, if you want to treat your love to a signature spa treatment. If total privacy is what you're after, try the Hillside Pool, tucked along a quiet walking path with very little foot traffic.
1900 E Buena Vista Dr, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
This elegant hotel is connected via Skybridge to Disney Springs, with a heated outdoor pool, zero-entry float lagoon, and candy-striped poolside cabanas. Locals and visitors alike feels these are some of the best pools near Disney. You're likely to find kids in both pools, but the casual-upscale beach vibes and proximity to several fine dining locations make this a great spot to settle in for a poolside date day. Get there early to snag a shaded daybed for a little extra privacy, and snuggle up with a cocktail or local craft beer from the pool bar. Cabana rentals come with a fruit platter and plenty of space to spread out away from the crowds.
325 S Orange Ave, Orlando, FL 32801
One of the most romantic destinations in Orlando, the Grand Bohemian Hotel has a stunning rooftop pool and hot tub with intimate views of downtown Orlando. Catch a glimpse of Lake Eola, Dr. Phillips Center, and other downtown landmarks glowing in the setting sun as you relax poolside with a cocktail in hand. Like everything else at the Grand Bohemian, the furnishings here are lush and bold, with several lounge seating areas in the hotel’s signature red. For even more romance, top your night off with an indulgent spa treatment at the Poseidon Spa, dinner at The Boheme Restaurant, or a live show just down the street.
300 E New England Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789
This boutique Winter Park hotel has a beautiful heated rooftop pool just steps from some of the city’s best restaurants, bars and museums. Relax poolside with a glass of wine as palm trees sway gently overhead. Keep an eye out for even more opportunities to unwind by summer 2023, when the hotel is due to open a soothing seven-room spa and a second pool with a shaded outdoor living room and private cabana rentals.
Featured image: Ritz Carlton Grande Lakes