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3 of the Best Hotel Lazy Rivers for Summer Fun

by Aoife O'Riordan

Apr 16, 2024

© Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita


What better way to both escape the heat and soak up the summer sun than floating down a lazy river? From Mexico to South Carolina, these hotels invite family travelers to book a stay to relax but and take on the calming currents of the lazy river.


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© Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort & Spa

Hyatt Regency Lost Pines Resort and Spa, Bastrop, Texas

Located a short drive from Austin, this hotel sits on 405 acres of Texan countryside. Its star, however, is the 1,000-foot lazy river at Lost Pines Water Park. Float through a landscape dotted with waterfalls and shaded by trees. This lazy river comprises part of a larger water park experience. Kids won’t want to miss the two-story waterslide, splash pad or whirlpool, either. Parents can relax in an adult pool while kids play around in a kiddie pool. After a day in the water, relax in one of the pool’s cabanas with food and drink service available.


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© Four Seasons Punta Mita

Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita, Mexico

This luxury property recently renovated its lazy river, surrounded by native foliage and flowing with cool water. Families can take on the day with time in this new lazy river before indulging in a tasty meal from a menu featuring grown-up twists on nostalgic childhood classics. Parents can also sip a cocktail at all-new Drift Bar. For parents and adult children, don’t miss Rescue Hour at 4 p.m., where waiters in the river deliver molecular Jello shots from a life preserver to floating guests.



© Sandcastle Oceanfront Resort and The Sandcastle Oceanfront Resort South Beach

The Sandcastle Oceanfront Resort at the Pavilion and The Sandcastle Oceanfront Resort South Beach, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Boasting unbeatable views of the coast and easy access to some of the destination’s popular attractions, these two resorts welcome families this summer with four swimming pools and two lazy rivers between them. Come evening, families can easily walk downtown to Myrtle Beach Pavilion and the 11-acre amusement park.




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