The school year hadn’t even ended before I decided to start our summer memories. My children had classes until June 28th while most of the country began summer vacation in late May. In between graduation prep for three children and the final few days of classes, we needed an quick escape from the city.
The ML Hotel and Coco Key Water Resort in Mount Laurel, New Jersey was the perfect choice for our weekend away.While Coco Key Water Resort can be enjoyed without staying at The Hotel ML, we stayed over since we live in Manhattan.
After checking in, my children claimed their beds but still ended up on mine. A quick change into swimsuits and we were off to partake in water fun.
Three of my children took advantage of the larger water slides — Pelican Plunge, Sharks Slam and Barracuda Blast.
Don’t feel bad for my youngest who didn’t meet the height requirement just yet. He had his own fun on the Lilly Pad Adventure and Coconut Grove lazy river with me in addition to the Parrot’s Perch jungle gym slides with his brothers.
Coco Key Water Resort is best for children up to age 13 so this visit came at the perfect time. While we spent plenty of time at the water park over two days we also took advantage of the Key Quest arcade.
We started with $10 arcade cards and ended up adding $40 to each card. My four kiddos sure know how to clean up at arcade games. I cannot confirm or deny my participation in any games of skee ball.
I can tell you that we raced back from dinner to catch the Family Movie Night the hotel offered. There was something about watching a movie after a day of fun that made movie night the perfect ending.
Coco Key was a memorable and enjoyable escape for us all.