Indoors or out, the right recreational water setting can have a significant impact on your resort and your bottom line, transforming your hotel from a place to stay into a true stand-out vacation destination. Building and designing a successful Resort Waterfront setting is more than just creating a pretty picture that looks good on paper – it’s the details behind the design, from landscaping and rock work, to placement of attractions and access to amenities, that make the most impact when it comes to creating an optimal experience – for both you and your guests.

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water park at the ritz carlton durado

Water Park Planning Tailored Specifically to Resort Settings

As the leading expert in water park design/build, we understand what works when it comes to creating compelling recreational aquatic settings that stand out in the market and make an impact with guests. And with clients including Hyatt, Hilton, Gaylord, Waldorf Astoria, Westin, and more, our Waterfront design/build projects have been hard at work and well tested for successful proof-of-concept!

From bright, colorful play structures and slides, to elegant and sophisticated adult relaxation areas, ADG works with your team to design an aquatic setting that showcases your brand and sets your resort apart from the competition.

Concept for resort waterfront areaConceptual Designs & Layouts

With ADG on your team you get concepts that go beyond the edge of the pool to consider every aspect of your resort operations for maximum operational efficiency and guest appeal.  From the placement of every lounge chair, towel station and umbrella, to the location of food and beverage stations, control portals, and access paths, the entire design and function of your recreational water setting is carefully considered and planned to enhance the guest experience.

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FlowRider surf attraction at resortFlowRider® for Resorts

As a premier ride manufacturer ADG provides you with the latest in ride developments and how they can work to enhance your property. We examine your existing mix of attractions and provide best recommendations to achieve your goals – from family friendly attractions like lazy rivers and pools, to thrill slide complexes and play areas, to skill-based pay-to-play rides like the FlowRider®.

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Water and Amusement ParksIndoor Water Parks

Indoor water parks have been proven to increase guest appeal, occupancy, room rates and length of stay by 15% to 30%, as well as increase ADR by $50 to $125, making the addition of an indoor aquatic setting both weather-proof and recession-proof!  With guaranteed 80 degree weather and the ability to theme, brand, and design features and attractions to match your resort, an indoor water park may be the ideal option for increasing your bed base and drawing people to your hotel year round.

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Experienced Aquatic Design Consultants

ADG is flexible enough to work with you no matter the project scope – from a single ride install, area expansion, or new development.  ADG brings over 50 years of experience in aquatic design, development and construction to the hotel and resort industry.  You get a team of experts dedicated to creating a unique, revenue-generating aquatic setting that is ideally suited to your resort’s unique brand, guest profile, and available space.


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