There are several amazing resorts located throughout Arizona, especially in the Scottsdale and Phoenix area, that boasts unique water park amenities, such as water slides, lazy rivers, and luxurious swimming pools. These resorts provide a great destination for family vacations, couple getaways, or locals simply looking for a place to have a staycation. All of these resorts with water parks have attractions for both children and adults alike. In addition to pools and slides, several have pool bar, cabanas for rent, or even kid clubs and summer camps.
1.Oasis Water Park
© Oasis Water Park
The Oasis Water Park at the Arizona Grand Resort has been voted as one of the “Top 10 Water Parks” in the country by the Travel Channel. The fun, wild, and expansive water park offers something for guests of any age, making the resort a great choice for a family vacation. Spreading across seven acres, the park features giant water slides, a 25-seat hot tub, a huge wave pool, the Wild Cat Springs kiddie area, a side-by-side active river, and more. The Slide Canyon eight-story tower is one of the most thrilling attractions at the Oasis, consisting of three exciting water slides.
8000 S. Arizona Grand Parkway Phoenix, Arizona 85044, Phone: 602-438-9000
2.Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort
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The Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort in Phoenix, Arizona is home to the River Ranch water park. The resort offers fun in the sun and water, a relaxing spa, and Coyote Camp, an award-winning kids camp. The River Ranch includes pools encompassing four acres, water slides, a lazy river, tennis courts, and miniature golf. The mountainside resort provides activities for visitors of all ages, making sure the entire family is entertained. Refreshments and poolside activities are offered as well. All accommodations at the Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak are suites, offering an abundant amount of space for families or groups.
7677 N. 16th St, Phoenix, AZ 85020, Phone: 602-997-2626
3.Water parks in AZ: Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort
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The Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort is a premier resort in no matter what brings guests to the area, whether it be a family getaway, event, or business. The Falls Water Village, the resort’s own water park, offers plenty to keep guests entertained. The 138-foot water slide is something that truly sets the resort apart from others. The park’s 40-foot cascading waterfall beckons guests to take a relaxing soak in the water on the village’s terraces. Guests can also relax in one of the twenty-three poolside cabanas or one of the free-form pools. The Kids Korral offers an area for younger children.
11111 North 7th St, Phoenix, Arizona 85020, Phone: 602-866-7500
4.The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa
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The Adventure Water Park is one of the biggest attractions at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa. The water park includes a huge water slide measuring one hundred and ten feet in length and a fun lazy river. Guests can take a relaxing soak in the hot bus or rent a poolside, family-friendly cabana. The Kierland FlowRider is a winding, 900-foot lazy river that provides guests with a relaxing way to have fun in the sun but also enjoy the water.The water park is open to guests of the resort only, and no outside drinks or food are allowed inside.
6902 E. Greenway Parkway, Scottsdale, AZ 85254, Phone: 800-354-5892
5.JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa
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Guests can treat themselves to a memorable vacation at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa in Phoenix. The resort includes five pools, a water slide, a lazy river, Four Diamond service, and the Wildfire Golf Club that features signature and championship golf courses. Kids can have fun at the children’s activity center, while adults relax at the spa or work out in one of the fitness centers. The resort also offers a variety of dining options, ranging from fine dining to poolside snacks. All guest rooms feature amazing views via large windows, luxurious bedding, luxury amenities, and more.
5350 East Marriott Dr, Phoenix, AR 85054, Phone: 480-293-5000
© The Wigwam
The Wigwam, located in the town of Litchfield Park, offers a fun water park in addition to its many other resort amenities. The Tower Pool is a great spot where both kids and adults alike can soak in the summer sun and enjoy the occasional dip in the refreshingly cool pool. Visitors can also choose to rent one eleven poolside cabanas. The tucked-away, more romantic Oasis Pool is an award-winning pool area, complete with umbrellas, furnishing, cabanas, and a bar area with a huge television. Both the young and young-at-heart can take a ride down the two water slides, twisting down twenty-five feet.
300 East Wigwam Blvd, Litchfield Park, AR 85340, Phone: 623-935-3811
7.Water parks in AZ: Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch
© Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch
The Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch offers a base for exploring the natural wonder and infinite beauty of Arizona’s Sonoran Desert. The 27-acre family-friendly resort in Scottsdale is framed by the McDowell Mountains and is situated amidst flowering cactus plants. The water park at the resort provides plenty of fun in the sun, including a high-speed water slide three stories high, forty-five waterfalls, twenty fountains, and ten different pools. Guests can find the answer to any of their refreshment needs during a day at the pool at H2Oasis, which serves a variety of foods, tropical cocktails, and other beverages.
7500 E. Doubletree Ranch Rd, Scottsdale, Arizona,85258, Phone: 480-444-1234
© Arizona Biltmore
Guests at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix have a choice of eight different pools to take a refreshing dip in during the summer, or they can choose to relax in one of the luxury cabanas by the Paradise Pool. One of the main highlights at the pool complex is the 92-foot water slide. Paradise Pool is actually a combination of three pools and provides a true desert oasis, complete with cabanas, swim-up bar, and a huge water slide. There is also the Ocatilla Pool, Terrace Court Pool, Catalina Pool, The Bougainvillea, and the Saguaro Pool, each with its unique touches.
2400 East Missouri Ave, Phoenix, AR 85016, Phone: 602-955-6600
© The Phoenician
Along with championship golf opportunities, a relaxing and rejuvenating spa, and an array of dining, The Phoenician in Scottsdale, Arizona is also home to a modern, expansive water park oasis. The pool complex consists of upper pools and a Lounge Deck. The Center Island offers cabanas that guests can rent in addition to Lounge seating. The Mother-of-Pearl also offer cabanas for rent, as well as a hot tub for adults only adjacent to the pool. There is also a 197-foot water slide and a Kid Zone, complete with a tree house complex that features a helm, sails, and a swaying bridge.
6000 E. Camelback Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85251, Phone: 480-941-8200
9 Best Arizona Resorts with Water Parks