A twisty waterslide in front of the JW Marriot Orlando, Grand Lakes Hotel.

A New JW Grande Lakes Waterpark Experience Awaits

Explore Our New Grande Lakes Waterpark

Whether you’re in search of rip-roaring family fun or in need of a little relaxation and escape, you’ll find exactly what you’re looking for at Grande Lakes Waterpark. A focal point amid the lush property, the waterpark is one of many attractions that make Grande Lakes a destination unto itself.

Choose Your Adventure

Exciting and inviting all year ‘round, Grande Lakes Waterpark is home to a lazy river, exhilarating waterslides, restful lagoons, and the Oasis VIP firepit lounge. There’s something for everyone, including Knifeburger, a tempting poolside eatery.

Amenities and Attractions

The Pool, Coves and The Lazy River

Grab your float and drift away at unhurried pace on the winding waters of the quarter-mile, 670,000 gallon Lazy River. Long a primary attraction, the Lazy River meanders through the heart of the waterpark, flowing through lush tropical greenery with jets, waterfalls and bridges from one area to the next–connecting the pleasing pools and coves with one another.

Three girls floating on blue and pink inner tubes on a lazy river.

Amenities and Attractions

Epic Waterslides

Make your way to the Headwaters Slide Tower for sensational thrills and epic good times on three high-flying slides. Just how fast do you want to go? Each slide offers an entirely different experience than the next, so everyone can choose the thrill level they’re most comfortable with. All three slides are heated for year-round fun.

Waterslides stand triumphantly in front of the JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes Hotel.
The Current

Moderate speed for single riders

The Rapids

A medium-speed tube slide for single or tandem riders

The Chute

Our fastest slide, The Chute is for single riders

Amenities and Attractions

Endless Adventure at Splash Cove

There’s always something for the kids waiting at Splash Cove, home to swimming, the AquaVenture aqua course, PlayVenture playground and games and crafts at the JW studio.

A woman plays on a water feature.

Water abounds as kids navigate balance beams, bridges and inflatables suspended four feet off the ground.

A 1,000 square-foot playground featuring a wooden, octagon climbing structure with a slide, rope web and bridge. Lawn games that can include cornhole, connect four, giant jenga and mini putt-putt.

Parental supervision required.

A dedicated space for imagination and play including Pinball Machines, Pac Man, Xbox and Playstation, plus crafts, infinity table, giant scrabble, air hockey, foosball, pool tables and ping pong tables. 

Splash Cove will occasionally host movie nights, family game nights and other family-friendly events.

Six Different Ways to Play

The Grande Lakes Waterpark is divided into several areas to easily find your way around the fun. From splashing around with the kids to an escape in your own private sanctuary, you’ll discover the fun that suits your mood.

A water park with palm trees and waterslides.


Directly adjacent to the ever-popular EvrBar, Headwaters is home to the prominent Headwaters Slidetower and three water slides–the Current, the Rapids and the Chute. Headwaters can be found in the Southeast corner of the park.

Waterpark features amongst palm trees and showers.

Splash Cove

Energy abounds at Splash Cove. As the name suggests, it’s the area of the park where kids and kids at heart come to have a splashing good time. Splash Cove includes the PlayVenture playground, AquaVenture water course, and flexible event space. Splash Cove is in the North and East corner of the waterpark.

A vast waterpark with slides and palm trees with the sunset in the background.

The Sanctuary

An island separated from the rest of the waterpark by the Lazy River, The Sanctuary is an adults-only zone for people who just want to get away from it all - in the middle of it all. The Sanctuary is in the very center of the waterpark and has sightlines to all of its amenities/features.

Three girls floating on blue and pink inner tubes on a lazy river water feature.

The Lagoon

Cares simply float away at The Lagoon, a wide area of calm water bordering the Lazy River. There are relaxing hot springs here. And if all that floating makes you hungry, grab a bite or a refreshing beverage at Knife Burger: The Outpost. The Lagoon is in the Southwest corner of the park.

A bridge over a lazy river.

The Oasis

The exclusive Oasis is a serene firepit lounge area of the waterpark, ideal for having a relaxing drink around a fire or taking a dip in a private plunge pool. The Oasis also includes exclusive VIP seating and event lawns. You can find The Oasis at the southernmost tip of the waterpark.

A minimalist dining area in front of a restaurant counter with a knife burger sign above it.

Knife Burger

Chef Tesar brings tantalizing flavor poolside for creative and casual fare at Knife Burger, where amazing burgers are paired with fries and handspun, frosty shakes. Knife Burger is located in the Southeast corner of the park.

Luxury Cabanas and Jacuzzis

Private cabanas provide the ultimate luxury experience in the waterpark. They are available for rent in a variety of sizes and configurations to make your waterpark experience truly extraordinary.

A whole waterpark with lots of trees.

Built for two, Bespoke Cabanas provide a comfortable haven just steps from the water.

Location: Splash Cove, The Sanctuary, The Lagoon

Features: 2 upgraded chaise, side table, hanging light

Includes: (4) Bottled water, premium snack amenity, chilled face towels

Relaxing by the pool has never been easier. Swim Up Daybeds offer precisely the ease and convenience the name suggests with wooden decks next to the water. Accommodates 4.

Location: The Sanctuary, Knife Burger

Includes: (4) Bottled water, premium snack amenity, chilled face towels

Shaded by a trellis, these inviting daybeds provide cushioned relaxation. Accommodates 2-4.

Location: Oasis

Features: Custom wood platform daybed with shade

Includes: (4) Bottled water, premium snack amenity, chilled face towel

Luxury Cabanas and Jacuzzis

A pool with a water feature flowing down stairs amongst rocks and tropical greenery.

As many as eight can enjoy respite in sprawling luxury that offers amenities and comfort for the whole family.

Location: Splash Cove, The Sanctuary

Features: Sofa, lounge chairs, beverage/entertainment console, mini fridge, personal safe, round side table, coffee table, floor fan, hanging light and 55” TV

Includes: 8 non-alcoholic beverages, premium snack amenity, 2 additional pool floats, and chilled face towels

Families up to 8 can find the ultimate escape in the Oasis Grande Cabana. Accommodates 16 when rented side-by-side.

Location: The Oasis

Features: Sofa, day bed, beverage/entertainment console, mini fridge, personal safe, round side table, coffee table, floor fan, hanging light, 55” TV and plunge pool

Includes: 8 non-alcoholic beverages, premium snack amenity, 2 additional pool floats, and chilled face towels

Conveniently secluded and supremely private, canopied hot springs are located next to the pool in The Lagoon and in The Sanctuary.