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Located just minutes away from Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando Resort, Gaylord Palms Resort & Water Park offers family-friendly entertainment and the thrilling Cypress Springs Water Park, complete with rides, slides, surf, and a brand-new active river. Experience the wonder of our 4.5-acre soaring glass atrium, featuring winding waterways, lush gardens and animal habitats, and indulge with our extraordinary amenities, including spacious rooms, luxurious spa, delicious variety of dining & bars, and shopping.


Summer of More

At Gaylord Palms Resort, your summer possibilities are endless. Discover the natural wonders of Florida during our EXPLORE activities and events, enjoy the sun and waves at the all-new Crystal River Rapids action river, dine at any of our seven unique restaurants, wander through our airy atriums, or even do it all!

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      Splash into Summer

      Exclusive to resort guests, our water park and multiple resort pools offer both a tropical pool oasis and a brand-new rapid river experience, surf simulator, exclusive cabanas, a multi-level tree house playground, thrilling slides, and more!

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      Endless Family Fun & Activities

      From immersive atrium entertainment and scavenger hunts to animal encounters and summer celebration pool parties featuring DJ Sunny, don't miss out on our brand-new itinerary of EXPLORE activities that the whole family will love.

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      Divine Dining & Drinks

      Whether you're craving a bright summer cocktail, a casual breakfast, or a night of fine dining, our resort offers delightful dining options across our seven restaurants & bars. Don't miss out on the inviting ambiance and delectable Mediterranean-inspired menu at our newly-renovated Villa de Flora!

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      An Atrium of Wonder Under Glass

      Our expansive, enchanting resort boasts 4.5 acres of lush Florida landscapes under a soaring glass atrium. Step into the Everglades, St. Augustine and Key West all under one roof. 

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      Award-Winning Rejuventation

      Discover true relaxation with a destressing massage, calming body therapy or rejuvenating facial at our luxurious Relâche Spa, awarded Four Stars by Forbes Travel Guide.

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      Easy Access to World-Class Theme Parks

      Discover the destination with a trip to the Walt Disney World theme parks, SeaWorld Orlando, Discovery Cove or Universal Orlando Resort. Located just minutes away, Orlando provides endless entertainment for the whole family.

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      Enjoy Water Park Access - Complimentary For Guests

      Rooms & Suites

      When you book a room or suite with us, you also get access to our exclusive to resort guest-exclusive Cypress Springs Water Park! Experience our brand-new Crystal River Rapids active river, featuring speeding currents through cascading waterfalls, multiple thrilling slides, our zero-entry pool, surf simulator, multi-level tree house playground, and more!

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      Don't Miss Out On Our Stunning Balcony Views

      Main Atrium-View Room Upgrades

      Elevate your stay by upgrading to a Main Atrium View room, complete with a balcony overlooking our serene and lush main St. Augustine atrium. From the comfort of your balcony, enjoy private, exclusive views of our evening Illuminate Florida Light Show.

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      Experience The Thrills Of Our Escape Room Adventure

      Trending Activities

      You've stumbled upon a beautiful and enchanted garden, but beware - an evil witch lurks in the shadows. Escape back to reality within 30 minutes, or you might find yourself under a spell and trapped forever! This escape room experience includes live performers.

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      Get The Celebration You Deserve

      Special Events & Celebrations

      From stunning outdoor event spaces to enchanting indoor gardens and plazas to elegant ballrooms, our one-of-a-kind spaces offer the ideal location for your special moments - big and small. Let our culinary and events team assist you in flawlessly and creatively bringing to life the celebration, gathering, or event you deserve! 

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      Elevate Your Pool Experience

      Cabanas, Daybed & Premium Pool Seating

      Upgrade your poolside experience with our luxurious private cabanas - which provide extra shade and space, comfortable lounge areas, refrigerators, and more - premium seating, and daybeds. Gone are the days of having to rush down to the pool early to hold your spot!

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      Enhance Your Stay with our Summer of More Packages

      Summer Packages

      From flexible resort credit add-ons to our EXPLORE package, inclusive of a full itinerary of activities and interactive shows that the whole family will enjoy, make the most of your stay with our summer packages. All our packages include access to our exclusive to resort guest water park.

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    Orlando provides endless entertainment for all-ages and the whole family with premier golf courses, unique Florida attractions, world-class theme parks like Walt Disney World theme parks, SeaWorld Orlando, Discovery Cove or Universal Orlando Resort.