Cruising, it’s about the journey as much as the destination. And if you find yourself heading to the tropical climate of Central America, there’s no better way to spend your days at sea, than lounging by the pool. From splash pads to adults only hidden gems, these cruise ship pools are making a splash.

AquaLab Disney Wonder

On Deck 9 of the Disney Wonder sits a myriad of water fun just waiting for the family. Donald Duck’s nephews have unleashed a series of experiments and geysers, bubblers, pop jets and 1800 square feet of recreation space ensues. Beyond buckets of water being dumped over your head, there’s a Twist ‘n’ Spout Slide, featuring double looping waterslide and dory’s Reef a 400 square foot splash decks for infants and toddlers 3 and under. But for adults looking to escape the thrones of littles escape to a hidden onboard oasis, exclusively for adults 18 years and older. The quiet reprieve offers a main pool and whirlpool spa and nearby cocktails and coffee, so you can recharge and relax.

Solarium Pool Celebrity Infinity

With a $500 million-dollar fleet wide modernization in the works, in 2020 Celebrity infinity, which cruises to the Panama Canal and other Central American destinations will be unveiling their stunning face life. The glass-enclosed atrium pool already receives accolades. Besides the sophisticated décor, guests can swim regardless of the weather.  Relax in the adult only Thalassotherapy pool features mineral-rich seawater, encouraging relaxation as well as alleviating tired muscles.

Infinity Pool Viking Sky

The first of its kind glass back infinity pool offers jaw dropping thrills as you enjoy the breathtaking view of your journey. Head to the stern of the ship for a spectacular view as you sail onto the lush jungles of Costa Rica and the forest lined waterways of the Panama Canal.

Holland America Zuideram

Holland America’s Vista-class ship embrace coastal décor with nautical lines and finishing’s and offer two pools along with a third in the spa. The outdoor Seaview Pool indoor lido pool area features family fun with a ping pong table, snacks and lounge chairs. To really unwind visit the Hydro pool at the Greenhouse Salon & Spa.

Regent Seven Seas Wonder

As you sail along to ports like Cartagena, Columbia and Puerto Corinto, Nicaragua enjoy your time on board lounging the day away at one of the most expansive teak pool decks at sea. Between the large heated pool, two whirlpools and table tennis there are plenty of places to sit back, relax and enjoy the view.