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The Best Pools at Walt Disney World: A Guide for Families

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When you think of a trip to Walt Disney World, you probably envision the classic rides and attractions. But did you know that the resort's pools are just as impressive? In this guide, we'll take you through the best pools at Walt Disney World, from the immersive theming to the exciting water slides. Whether you're looking for a family-friendly pool or a quiet oasis for adults, we've got you covered. Let's dive in!

Choosing the Perfect Pool

With so many pools to choose from, it can be overwhelming to decide which one is right for your trip. Each Walt Disney World hotel has at least one pool, with the most elaborate pool known as the feature pool. As you move up the pricing ladder across Disney's three hotel tiers, the theming and features of the pools become more impressive. Moderate and Deluxe resorts also offer waterslides and kids splash areas. If you prefer a quieter experience, you can seek out a leisure pool, also known as a "quiet" pool. Keep reading to discover our top picks for each category.

Best Pools for Families

For families, the best pool at Walt Disney World is located at Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas — Kidani Village. The Samawati Springs Pool offers something for everyone, with a zero-depth entry, hot tubs, and thrilling waterslides. Younger kids will love the Uwanja Camp water playground, which features water cannons, climbing structures, and slides. Another great option for families is Disney's Art of Animation Resort, home to the Big Blue Pool inspired by "Finding Nemo." This zero-entry pool is the largest at Walt Disney World and features colorful characters from the film.

Best Pool at a Moderate Resort

If you're staying at a Moderate resort, the Fuentes del Morro Pool at Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort is the top choice. Designed to resemble a colonial Spanish fortress, this pool offers two waterslides and a pirate ship-themed splash area for kids. There's also a 12-person hot tub for relaxation. Across from the pool, you'll find the Banana Cabana pool bar and lounge, serving Caribbean-inspired fare.

Best Pool for Endless Entertainment

For endless aquatic entertainment, look no further than Stormalong Bay at Disney's Yacht Club and Beach Club resorts. This three-acre pool complex features a sand-bottomed pool, a shipwreck-themed waterslide, a lazy river, and more. It's like a mini water park! However, be aware that this pool can be crowded and may not be the best option for families with children of varying abilities.

Best Pools for Adults

If you're looking for a pool away from

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