Nick Riggs

Times online votes Duinrell 13th best pool in the world - Al Fresco Holidays

It lays claim to be Europe’s largest indoor and outdoor aquaplay centre and few who visit choose to contradict. Now the esteemed travel writers of the Times online have classified the impressive splash pools and adrenaline rides of Duinrell as world class.

from Times online May 29, 2010

“The world’s 20 best hotel pools”

From urban rooftop pads to mountain retreats and infinity edges, try these top swimming spots

#13 Duinrell Wassenaar, Netherlands

Cool factor Ten waterslides

“Waterparks are great for keeping children amused, but only the bravest will tackle the 70-degree slide at Tiki tropical waterpark.”

They are indeed referring to the new X-stream, a devilishly devised, trap-door chute constructed in the eves of the mammoth Tiki bad. Step heroically into the capsule as your friends and family look on and wait for the floor to collapse beneath you as you hurtle 7 metres down the 70 degree tubing to a spectacular splash-landing.

The X-stream at Duinrell

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