Hotels near Discovery Cove, the premier marine theme park located on the outskirts of Orlando, let you stay within easy reach to this town’s main attraction. Here you can spend a whole day with friends or family and closely interact and swim with the stars of the park, bottlenose dolphins. Other highlights here include a coral reef, where you can snorkel and swim with a diverse collection of colourful tropical fish and large sting rays. Alternatively, you can keep dry and admire graceful sharks kept in giant tanks, or enjoy a huge collection of tropical birds kept in a free-flight aviary.
Most of the hotels close to Discovery Cove actually comprise a selection within the area of this SeaWorld-owned park alone. Others can be found along the adjacent central parkways and boulevards, offering great leisure features such as relaxed pools, and access to golfing greens, gardens and lakes that dot the area. Also close by is the Aquatica water park, where you can enjoy a whole day with thrills down slides and theme park rides, as well as wade through artificial coves or race in tubes that send you through an underwater world home to a pod of Commerson's Dolphins.