There are many things that make a hotel stay memorable. From comfortable beds to fresh cookies, every hotel tries to create the best experience possible for their guests. However, there is always one amenity that is heads and shoulders above the rest when it comes to showing guests a good time. The pool. Check out our list of the of the most epic hotel pools out there!
1. Mandarin Oriental, New York, NY
Swimming may not be the first thing that comes to mind while traveling to New York. But maybe it should be. Keep yourself in shape while on the go with this crystal clear, 75ft long lap pool. Overlooking the Hudson River with spectacular views of high-rises and skyscrapers. There is no better way to start the day than to work out and watch the sun come up over New York.
2. Fontainebleau, Miami Beach, FL
Want to go somewhere a little warmer. Head to Miami! At this elite property, just try and pick which pool you want to lounge by. Known for the legendary design of their trademark bow-tie pool, the Fontainebleau gets “fun in the sun.” They also have adults only and family-friendly pools, giving guests a plethora of options to keep both parents and kiddos cool.
3. Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV
Ever been in Vegas and gotten the urge to play blackjack, but didn’t want to leave the sunny pool? Well at Caesar’s Palace you can actually do both. The insanely beautiful pool area also has a waterfall enclosed blackjack table. It is truly as cool as it sounds!
4. Gran Bahia Principe, Jamaica
There are tropical vacations. Then there are tropical vacations with pools overlooking the turquoise ocean with swim-up bars. That is the type of pool vacation you will get at the Gran Bahia Principe in Jamaica. The three-interconnected sea-view pools are surrounded by grass-covered umbrellas and comfy lounge chairs. Yes, please.
5. Iberostar, Mexico
Imagine floating in a lounge chair, looking out over the ocean and not knowing where the pool ends and the sea begins. Experience an infinity pool at Iberostar in Cancun. A true one-of-a-kind experience where the relaxation and comfort of a resort meet the beauty of the warm Mexican coast.
6. The Catamaran Resort Hotel, San Diego, CA
Relax in a pool and spa area surrounded by local tropical birds and koi ponds. Then get a drink at the bar and a bite to eat at the poolside grill. Spend your whole day relaxing by beautiful Mission Bay. What could be better?
7. Delano, Las Vegas, NV
Known for some truly outlandish amenities and pools, the Delano Beach Club has some of the best summer fun in Las Vegas. This exclusive pool property has all the usual cabanas and bars, but also has a giant chess set for wet, whimsical fun!
8. Millennium Biltmore Hotel, Las Angeles, CA
This historical LA staple houses a truly luxurious indoor pool and adjoining sauna. With Roman and Gilded Age-inspired tiled columns surrounding an emerald pool, the Millennium Biltmore Hotel transports you to new heights of sophistication.
9. Four Season Resort at WDW, Orlando, FL
Check out the largest pool on our list located at Walt Disney World in Florida. With 7,590sq. ft of pool with sloping “beach entry” this family-friendly pool is a vacation paradise. After a hot day in the park relax and cool off by listening to their underwater music system!
10. The Cove Atlantis, Bahamas
With eleven pools to choose from there is no shortage of spots to swim at The Cove Atlantis in the Bahamas, but by far the coolest one is the Grotto. With faux cliffs and giant waterfalls, this pool is an experience unto itself.
I don’t know about you, but now I’m itching for a vacation. These hotel pools really show how you can up the ante on guests’ experience with epic hotel pools.
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