Por eso es que pienso reorganizar el foro. Hay muchos threads que hemos pasado por alto y existen. Otros han sido duplicados pero los he fusionado. Eso mismo han estado haciendo los moderadores anteriores, Dreamer y Manka.
A pesar de que somos una isla con más de 300 millas de costa y cientos de playas, de estar bañados por el Océano Atlántico y el Mar Caribe y de disfrutar de un hermoso sol tropical......la industria de los parques acuáticos ha logrado sobrevivir en cierto modo. Hasta contamos con el parque acuático más grande del Caribe y que en ocasiones aparece en el top ten de los parques acuáticos a nivel mundial. Aquí una lista de los parques acuáticos que podemos encontrar en Puerto Rico.
Parque Acuático Las Cascadas - Aguadilla (Actual parque acuático más grande del Caribe)
Coquí Water Park - Fajardo
Parque Acuático Infantil Aquasol - Carolina
Parque Acuático Infantil Punta Santiago - Humacao
Parque Pasivo Julia de Burgos - Área Acuática - Carolina
Parque Acuático Rafael Pérez Santaliz - Quebradillas
Estaciones acuáticas Ola Marina, Isla Chiquitines, El Yunque y Villa Enchumbá del Albergue Olímpico - Salinas
River Pool Village - Mayagüez (Mención Honorífica)
The Windmill - Dorado Beach
Skateboard & Splash Park - Aguadilla
Moisty Skate & Water Park - Caguas
Plaza Acuática - San Juan
Speed & Splash Waterpark - Ponce
San Germán Surf & Fun Waterpark - San Germán (Una vez terminado, será el parque acuático más grande del Caribe)
Parque Acuático Familiar de Arecibo - Arecibo
Las Cascadas Water Park is a water park, in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. The park is the largest water park in the Caribbean region. The park is owned and administered by Aguadilla's municipal government.
Las Cascadas opened its doors in 1985 as the only facility of its kind in the Caribbean. The park was built under the municipal administration of Alfredo Gonzalez. The park is now part of the Authority of Municipal Enterprises (AME) of Aguadilla. AME also administers the Aguadilla Ice Skating Arena.
List of rides
Activity Pool (Piscina de Actividades) - An activity pool featuring slides and ziplines
Aquatic Tunnel (Túnel Acuático) - Two-person or single tube slides in the dark
Crazy River (Rio Loco)
Kiddie Pool (Piscina de Niños) - Children's play area
Marine Serpent (Serpiente Marina)
Speed Slides (Chorreras Rapidas) - Two speedslides
The Maze (El Laberinto) - Crazy experience that seems endless
The Twister (El Torbellino)
Tropical Lazy River (Rio Tropical Pasivo) - Relaxing experience
Wave Pool (Piscina de Olas)
In recent years, water parks have been enjoying a massive surge in popularity – and not just in the United States. People around the world have been boosting the popularity of these wet, refreshing amusement parks; no matter where you’ll be traveling this summer, there’s bound to be a nearby water park to enjoy. To get a better idea for the diversity and selection of water parks around the globe, we’re highlighting the ten best ones below. From the land down under to the great white north, water parks are definitely here to stay.
Wet n’ Wild Water World – Gold Coast, Australia:
Although the beaches in and around Queensland’s Gold Coast get most of the attention from tourists, Australia’s largest water park is a definite local highlight as well. Wet n’ Wild Water World is open year round, so you don’t have to limit your vacation plans to any particular time. With its four-person funnel slide and other thrill rides, Wet n’ Wild Water World is a water park enthusiast’s dream come true.
Wild Wadi Water Park – Dubai, United Arab Emirates:
Dubai has turned into a world-class resort city in the last decade or so. In an effort to appeal to as many people as possible, several exciting amusement parks have opened in this vibrant metropolis. The Wild Wadi Water Park is one of the most notable – and couldn’t be more appealing, given the extremely high temperatures in this part of the world.
Sunway Lagoon – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia:
Like Dubai, Kuala Lumpur is one part of the world that has positively exploded in recent years. Its Sunway Lagoon water park is the perfect place to while away a hot afternoon in this tropical part of the world. In addition to boasting a plethora of thrilling water rides in its three different sections, the park also has a beach area with several thousand tons of real sand.
Noah’s Ark Water Park – Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin:
As the largest water park in the United States, Noah’s Ark Water Park is impressive for its sheer size alone. Its eclectic array of water rides helps cement its reputation for being one of the most enticing water parks in the world. Here, you’ll find the longest watercoaster in the U.S., along with two massive wave pools, two lazy rivers and more than forty waterslides.
Tropical Islands – Krausnick, Germany:
Tropical Islands is much more than just a water park. This full-fledged amusement center is located inside a massive dome; in addition to all of the usual water park thrills, the dome boasts a lagoon, a rain forest and a theme park, among many other features. With unique opportunities like camping out in the rain forest, Tropical Islands is a one-stop shop for amusement park thrills.
Chime-Long Water Park – Guangzhou, China:
Sprawling over more than 30 acres, Chime-Long is the largest water park in all of China. This first-class water park not only boasts the usual assortment of waterslides, wave pools and lazy rivers – it also offers some of the most innovative water ride experiences in the world. In one case, riders are shot up into the air, hang weightless momentarily, then plunge back down.
World Water Park – Edmonton, Canada:
Since Edmonton is located in Canada – and Canada is pretty chilly for most of the year – World Water Park is located entirely indoors. If you’re going to be in Canada during the frigid winter months, but want to splash and play in a huge expanse of water slides and thrill rides, then World Water Park is definitely the place for you.
Schlitterbahn – New Braunfels, Texas:
Considering that Schlitterbahn has been named the best water park in the world on several different occasions, it is safe to say that it’s the cream of the water park crop. With seven children’s splash areas, more than three miles of water tubes, a surfing machine and 17 waterslides, there’s no doubt that every member of the family will have a blast at this state-of-the-art water park.
Las Cascadas Water Park – Aguadilla, Puerto Rico:
If you’re going to be in Puerto Rico but find swimming the warm Caribbean waters to be less than thrilling, consider stopping in at Las Cascadas. This topnotch water park is the largest in the Caribbean; although it’s not as sprawling as many others, it more than makes up for it with its gorgeous waterslides and overall scenery.
Sandcastle Waterpark – Blackpool, UK:
As the largest indoor water park in the UK, the Sandcastle Waterpark is a premier choice for families who need to burn off some steam – even during the cold winter months. A children’s splash playground and the largest water coaster in the world are two prime reasons to include this water park on your UK adventure.
There’s no doubt vacationing families and pools go hand in hand. But taking the family vacation pool experience up a notch – make that several notches – is the Coquí Water Park at El Conquistador Resort, A Waldorf Astoria Resort in Fajardo, Puerto Rico. For those seeking a complete outdoor, family-friendly experience, El Conquistador’s Coquí Water Park, is just that – with its thrilling waterslides, a lazy river, three pools, a rope bridge, outdoor function space for family reunions or birthday parties, as well as delectable fare at the Oasis Bar & Grill. Offering an unforgettable getaway any time of the year, El Conquistador Resort promises parents and kids alike a splashing good time.
The Coquí Water Park was inspired by the resort’s neighboring El Yunque Rainforest, which is home to Puerto Rico’s beloved Coquí tree frog. The resort’s water park is also the first to sit along the Caribbean Sea and overlook the Atlantic Ocean, providing guests with breathtaking views, while swimming, sliding and floating through a variety of fun-filled, outdoor experiences. Offering non-stop fun for guests of all ages, Coquí Water Park offers teens and adults an expansive infinity edge main pool; speed slide for spine-tingling thrills; tube slide that drops into a plunge pool; and a body slide for full force fun. For the younger set, the water park offers a rope bridge as a fun way to get around and a kid designated slide and activity pool. The park’s 8,000 square foot lazy river is another attraction that all family members can enjoy.
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