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Cypress Springs Water Park featuring Crystal Rapids Lazy River
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Find thrills at Cypress Springs Water Park and an oasis of relaxation at South Beach Pool. Our resort guest-exclusive pools and water attractions include a drop slide, racing slides, zero-entry pool, multi-level water playground, and brand-new Crystal River Rapids action river. 


Carved pumpkins in atrium - Gaylord Palms Resort

Goblins & Giggles

Unwind on a family staycation and enjoy quality time together with seasonal Goblins & Giggles activities, Cypress Springs Water Park, delicious dining and drinks, and more.
Crystal Rapids Lazy River at Gaylord Palms

Crystal River Rapids Day Beds

Reserve these comfortable lounge chairs located around Crystal River Rapids, which provide an ideal place to lay back, relax and enjoy some shade. Day beds fit two adults comfortably with a maximum of four guests per bed. 

At Crystal Rapids, twist and turn through speeding currents, natural waterfalls and limestone rock in this exhilarating new ride. Exciting water activations will surprise and delight as you speed along, including a cave masked by cascading waterfalls, a leaky ruinous wall, seven sprinkling leaves and more. 

Luxury Cabanas at Cypress Springs at Gaylord Palms

Luxury Cabanas

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

Pool side lounge chairs at Cypress Springs Water Park at Gaylord Palms

Premium Pool Seating

Gone are the days of having to rush down to the pool early to hold your spot!  Enjoy all-day premium pool seating by bundling a morning and afternoon seating reservation on the same date.
Guest on Flowrider Attraction at Gaylord Palms

FlowRider, The Wake Zone

Feel the rush of our FlowRider, The Wake Zone, where you can body board or surf the waves with demonstrations from our trainers.
Sandbar Pool Bar at Gaylord Palms - Family Dining


Conveniently located just steps from our pools, SandBar lets you grab a bite without having to leave the fun in the sun. Indulge in All-American favorites and refreshing beverages to quench your thirst. Kids' menu available.