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Orlando is the perfect place to get away from it all. Whether you want to relax by the pool with a frozen drink in your hand or escape on a romantic weekend getaway with a rose-petal massage, Orlando offers a break from your daily routine. Treat yourself to a rejuvenating spa day at the best spas and wellness centers in Orlando. Make a splash at one of the most refreshing pools or race down exciting water slides. Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club Resorts offers a lazy river and white-sand bottom pool. Or work on your tan in the Florida sun around the enormous pool with an underground sound system at Universal Hard Rock. Are you ready to soothe your body and soul? BestofOrlando.com knows the best places to relax and unwind in the city.


Swim with dolphins at SeaWorld's Discovery Cove for an experience you won't ever forget (Photo: Discovery Cove)
5 Incredible Reasons to Visit Discovery Cove

Swim with dolphins, sting rays, tropical fish and more

Celebrate The New Year on a rooftop bar of Disney's newest resort, Riviera Resort (Photo: Disney Parks Blog)
Ring in the New Year at Disney’s Riviera Resort

Rooftop bars, fireworks and magic

One of the main perks at staying at one of the Epcot Area Resorts are the abundant amount of pools guests get to play in (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
4 Perks of Staying at the Epcot Area Resort Hotels

See what perks you can get staying at these Epcot hotels

Calling all teachers! Head over to Disney Springs for a discounted stay at the resort area hotels (Photo: Walt Disney World News)
Teacher Appreciation Rates Available at Disney Springs Resort Hotels This Summer

Disney is celebrating teachers this summer in Orlando

Live like a pirate, go on treasure hunts and more at LEGOLAND Florida's newest Pirate Island Hotel (Photo: LEGOLAND Florida)
Pirate Island Hotel Opening in Spring 2020 at LEGOLAND Florida

Say Arrrrg at LEGOLAND’s newest hotel

Get ready to ride some waves at Universal's new resort Surfside Inn & Suites (Photo: Universal Orlando)
Surround Yourself with the Surf at Universal’s Surfside Inn & Suites

Experience some rad waves at Universal’s new Surfside Inn & Suites

Feel like your on the Italian seaside at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando (Photo: Universal Orlando)
Top 5 Views to Experience While Staying at Universal Orlando Resorts

See these stunning views from these Universal hotels

The Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Resort is a great budget-friendly option for proximity to Disney’s shopping district (Photo: Wyndham Lake Buena Vista)
Universal’s new resort is all blues, beaches and relaxation (Photo: Universal Orlando Resort)
Relax with some of Universal’s finest stars at the new annual passholder lounge (Photo: Alicia Stella)
New Annual Passholder Lounge Now Open at Universal Orlando

Talk an insider look at this new Universal locale

From fireworks to carriage rides, Walt Disney World has everything for the ultimate honeymoon (Photo: Walt Disney World)
5 Tips for a Magical Honeymoon at Walt Disney World

Make your special stay even more magical with these tips

It's Summer all day long at Volcano Bay, even when Fall is rolling in to Orlando (Photo: Universal Orlando Blog)
Take a relaxing stroll along Busch Gardens Tampa’s Animal Paths (Photo: Busch Gardens Tampa)
5 Relaxing Things to do at Busch Gardens Tampa

Chill out with these relaxing activities and attractions

For the future rock star in the family, the Hard Rock Hotel is the perfect place to stay (Photo: Universal Orlando Media Site)
8 Amazing Universal Orlando Hotel Rooms to Book for Your Next Vacation

Minion fan to Rock Star, Universal has a hotel for every family stay

The World of Avatar at Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom is one of several shady spots in the parks (Photo: Walt Disney World/Steven Diaz)
Universal's Cabana Bay Resort is the perfect tropical getaway vacation (Photo: Universal Orlando Resort Media Site)
7 Tropical Getaways You Need to Take in Orlando Now

In the summer, Orlando turns into a sunny tropical paradise

Cashless Wristband so more lounging at Cutback Cove (Photo: SeaWorld Blogs)
8 Tips for a Relaxing Day at Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Water Park

Aquatica has everything you need for a high-intensity day of relaxing

Statue of Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse in front of Cinderella's Castle (Photo: Walt Disney World)
Top 10 Ways to Avoid Long Lines at Walt Disney World

Spend more time having fun, and less time standing in line

Splash your way across Disney resort pools in Orlando (Photo: iStock)
Dive in to the Best Pools at Walt Disney World Resorts

Splash your way across Disney resort pools

Golf club (Photo: iStock)
The Best Golf Courses in Orlando

Tee off at the most exhilarating greens of Orlando

Grand Marnier and Grey Goose Slushes in Epcot's France
5 Best Frozen Adult Drinks to Sip Around the World in Epcot

A visit to Disney's Epcot can be plenty of fun, especially when adult drinks are involved!

Splash your way across Orlando at the best hotel pools (Photo: iStock)
Top 10 Hotel Pools in Orlando

Make a splash at the perfect pool in Orlando

Orlando is filled with indulgent spas (Photo: iStock)
Top 10 Spas in Orlando

Relax, rejuvenate, repeat

Maharajah Jungle Trek at Disney's Animal Kingdom
Top 10 Animal Encounters at Orlando Theme Parks

Get up close to all kinds of animals 

Beach Retreat Bungalow
5 Tips for Maximizing Fun at New Legoland Beach Retreat

Maximize your fun at the new Legoland Beach Retreat

Mel's Milkshakes at Universal Orlando
5 Best Frozen Drinks at Universal Orlando Parks

Cool down at Universal Orlando resort with the 5 best frozen drinks

Happily Ever After Fireworks Show
Happily Ever After Fireworks Show Song Playlist

Gather 'round and sing along to classic and contemporary Disney songs

Disney's New Polynesian Resort Bungalows
Escape to the Bora Bora Bungalows at Walt Disney World

Disney is bringing a topical oasis to you with their new addtions to their Polynesian Resort

Spacious Villas
Best Spacious Villas in Orlando for One or More Families

Family vacations are fun so make them even better by staying in one of these spacious villas

Magic Bands at Walt Disney World
Five Things You Should Do Before a Disney World Vacation

The magic begins before the Walt Disney World vacation

Disney's Grand Floridian Resort
Best Walt Disney World Hotels to See Fireworks

Walt Disney World has great hotels to see the nightly fireworks