Though this is a big city, in fact, the biggest in Florida, Jacksonville still has a laidback personality. The sense of urgency that’s found in most towns is lacking here, perhaps because the people here are hardly ever in a rush. Because of this, you feel a calm engulf you when you arrive, embracing you warmly and putting you in the vacation mood. And, since there is no rush, you can leisurely explore the wealth of attractions that include the 22 miles (35 km) of beaches, a vibrant art scene, and the array of parks.
For the lovers of water activities, your destination of choice ought to be Adventure Landing, a water park which boasts its own lazy river, as well as waterslides, and two miniature golf courses. Planning a trip to Jacksonville? Scroll down to find the hotels found near a lazy river.
Enjoy your Jacksonville vacation in this delightful hotel, found just 15 minutes from the beach. However, the best part of staying here is that you’ll be within a five-minute walk of Adventure Landing Amusement Park, a thrilling destination which boasts, among other attractions, a lazy river.
The Holiday Inn Express is also endowed with its own facilities that are meant to offer guests an unforgettable experience. Take advantage of the outdoor swimming pool or spend time relaxing in the hot tub. There is also a fitness center on site, open to all who stay here. There are seven different room types, each one well decked out to offer a luxurious stay. In each, you’ll find a plush double bed, able to comfortably sleep two guests.
Holiday Inn Express Jacksonville Beach, an IHG Hotel
Address: 1101 Beach Boulevard
Pool/beach towels Dry cleaning Designated smoking area Cashless payment available Swimming pool 24-hour front desk Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus
Spend time at the beach while soaking in the sun and marveling at the picturesque ocean view. This hotel places its guests just a minute from the stunning ocean, with a magnificent view right from the rooms. Still, if you’re looking for a lazy river, Adventure Landing Amusement Park is just 1.3 miles (2.2 km) from this hotel. Other than the lazy river, the amusement park boasts a host of other rides that are bound to keep you and your family busy throughout the day.
Four Points is a modest yet elegant hotel that has facilities like a hot tub, a hot tub, and an on-site fitness center. The rooms are also delightful spaces, with a breathtaking ocean view in most. If you choose to stay in, you can simply relax on the balcony and stare at the Atlantic, or watch your favorite show on the television.
Four Points by Sheraton Jacksonville Beachfront
Address: 11 First Street North
Board games/puzzles Non-smoking throughout Outdoor pool Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Vending machine (drinks) Lift Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
With a name that signifies world-class hospitality, the Hampton Inn warmly receives its guests, keeping them entranced with its magnificent amenities. Found in front of the ocean, you’ll benefit from quick and unfettered access to the beach. And, if you’re looking to have fun with your loved ones, you can nip off to Adventure Landing, an amusement park which has a lazy river as one of its thrilling features.
Still, the Hampton Inn has its own water activities, ranging from four waterfalls, an outdoor pool, and a kids’ pool. The rooms also boast amenities that are designed to offer a comfortable stay. Choose your ideal space depending on how many you’re traveling with and, in each, you’ll find standard features, like plush queen beds, a television, an en-suite bathroom, and Wi-Fi access. Some of the rooms also offer a stunning ocean view.
Found just two minutes from the beach, this hotel ensures those who love the beach can have easy access to it. From here, a five-minute drive will get you to the downtown area, perfect if you’re planning to explore the town. Moreover, for those looking for a lazy river and other thrilling water activities, Adventure Landing Amusement Park is just 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away. The courtyard also boasts its own fun amenities, like an outdoor pool and a hot tub. Guests are also free to use the fitness center found on site.
At the end of the day, retreat to your room, designed to offer luxury. You can either choose a queen or king room. The best one for you might be the one with an oceanfront view, an entrancing landscape that is bound to keep you spellbound.
Courtyard by Marriott Jacksonville Beach Oceanfront
Address: 1617 North First Street
Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Bar Swimming pool Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Mobile app for room service ATM/cash machine on site Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Heating
This is yet another hotel that’s perched close to the Atlantic, placing guests within a two-minute walk of the beach. From here, you can also visit Adventure Landing and spend time on their lazy river. This amusement park is just 2.7 miles (4.5 km) away from the Fairfield Inn. The hotel also has its own outdoor swimming pool, for those who love the water. And, with the beach found nearby, there is no shortage of things to do.
The rooms here have modest décor but offer a very homely aesthetic. With facilities like a television, an en-suite bathroom, and a plush bed, you’ll feel right at home here. Moreover, a complimentary breakfast is served each morning.
Fairfield Inn and Suites Jacksonville Beach
Address: 1616 North First Street
Internet services Vending machine (drinks) Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Lift Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms On-site parking
Enjoy your Jacksonville vacation while staying at the Best Western. Found just a minute from the beach, lovers of the ocean are bound to be entranced by the beautiful scenery. Still, if you’re looking for fun water activities, head over to Adventure Landing Water Park, which is just 1.3 miles (2.2 km) away. Here, you can be amused by the lazy river, among other thrilling rides.
There are still lots of fun things to do at the hotel, from swimming in their outdoor pool to renting a bicycle to tour the area. You could also simply just lie on the beach on a sun lounger, which is offered at an additional charge. When you want to spend time indoors, your room is the perfect place for this. Decked out with a plush queen bed, a microwave, and refrigerator, you’ll feel right at home here.
Best Western Oceanfront
Address: 305 1st Street North
Swimming pool Vending machine (snacks) Heating Vending machine (drinks) Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed Daily housekeeping Beachfront
Finally, on our list is the Casa Marina Hotel. This establishment also boasts a beachside location, allowing those who stay here quick access to the beach. The hotel is also close to Adventure Landing, perfect if you’re looking for a destination with a lazy river. Be awed by the chic, rustic décor of this hotel, which attempts to emulate the style of the 20s. This is complemented by the vintage furniture in each room, creating a very homey aesthetic, making you feel like you’re at grandma’s place.
Amenities offered are a cozy bed, a television, and Wi-Fi access. You can also opt for the ocean view room and get to enjoy the spectacular scenery. Casa Marina boasts a restaurant on-site, a perfect place to try some sumptuous dishes.
Casa Marina Hotel & Restaurant - Jacksonville Beach
Address: 691 1st Street North
Internet services Restaurant WiFi Available Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus Lift Parking Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines First aid kit available
Found on the Mayo Clinic Campus, this hotel benefits from a number of amenities on the property, including a jogging track, a biking trail, and a fitness center. From here, you can also quickly reach Adventure Landing and spend time on its lazy river. This water park is located just 2.2 miles (3.6 km) away.
There are six room types at the Inn, able to accommodate up to four guests. This destination is perfect for families on vacation. You can spend time indoors watching the television which boasts cable channels. Also available is a fully-equipped kitchen, perfect for guests who are planning to cook for themselves. And, since there’s a mini market on site, you can quickly get your groceries or have them delivered to your doorstep.
The best of Jacksonville
Spend time in Jacksonville exploring its fascinating sites. With the hotels above you’ll be very close to the best of the city, enjoying both the town’s amenities and the breathtaking Atlantic Ocean. And, since you’ll be within minutes of Adventure Landing, you can have lots of fun with your family. Book a room today.
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