Out of the many social events Miami hosts, the city has an amazing collection of beautiful hotels which contain incredible pools that are a must visit. Most of these water paradises are perfect to relax and forget the work week and the others are there for the intent to raise your drinks and party hard!
South Beach – 1701 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-674-1701
First in line is the ULTIMATE in party pools. Actually The SLS has two amazing pools, the first is perfect to kick back relax and enjoy the hot sun complete with a giant rubber ducky. Now the second is one of the top party pools in Miami including incredible DJ sounds, a hotel crew that appears with fog blasters for the pool patrons, private entourage cabanas and a crowd that appears chosen straight outta GQ and MAXIM magazine. The only issue is getting in, so definitely have a connection or get ready to dish out the dough.
South Beach – 1685 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-924-4071
One of South Beach’s iconic hotels with it’s long lobby and tall curtains leading to an eye catching backyard containing a recognizable stretched pool. Daytime this is not one of the beach’s wild pool scenes, yet an in vogue relaxed feel, then at nighttime the edge of the pool is populated by locals and travelers dressed in high fashion mingling and enjoying the DJ’s sounds. Oh and if you wanna impress your date, get to the end of the pool, take of your shoes and grab the table at that end of the pool…..stars above, moving DJ sounds in the air, drinks on hand and surrounded by the guests eyes!
South Beach – 1677 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-532-2311
At the National Hotel is a quintessential, extraordinary and very very very long pool! As you wander to the rear of the hotel you’ll definitely take a step back when your eyes first catch how memorable this pool is which has been used throughout the years for so many modeling shoots and popular events.
South Beach – 2341 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-604-1000
Ready to get wet and HIGH? Take the elevator at the 1 Hotel to the very top floor and you’ll experience probably South Beach’s highest altitude pool. Whether enjoying this pool during hot Miami days with a breeze up there which you just can’t beat or at night with drinks along its side, this is an impressive date or group locale!
Coral Gables – 1200 Anastasia Ave., Coral Gables; 305-445-1926
Here is an enormous pool at the rear of Miami’s most historic hotel. It is private so you must be a hotel guest to enjoy the Biltmore’s water paradise but visit the hotel then walk outside and gaze. Situated in front of the pool is the rear of this majestic hotel, around it there’s a great eatery/drinks and behind it is the beautiful hotel’s gold course.
Miami Beach – 4441 Collins Ave, Miami Beach; 305-538-2000
The days of seeing hotel guests jumping off trampolines just like in the James Bond movie Goldfinger are over. This hotel pool area received a huge overhaul and now it stretches almost throughout the whole property. Not only does it offer its guests with ample space and different size pools but it also hosts amazing pool parties like the iHeartRadio, with the latest popular artists.
Opened in 1924, this historic 820,000 gallon swimming pool located in beautiful Coral Gables was formed from a coral rock quarry and designed by Phineas Paist with Denman Fink. It features caves, stone bridges and waterfalls which makes it an aquatic facility unlike any other in the city. It’s an amazing experience with the natural spring water, grottos and a tropical surrounding.
South Beach – 1100 West Ave, Miami Beach; 305-514-1500
This is the pool that offers the best in sunset city and intercoastal views. Yes it is on South Beach but on the west end separated from all the tourist and well known areas. Sundays they host their reggae pool parties while the sunbeams and glistens from Biscayne Bay right to all the gorgeous bodies attending!
South Beach – 40 Island Ave., Miami Beach; 786-245-0860
Inside the Venetian Causeway islands, this hotel was purposely built to indulge your spa senses. It’s perfect to relax you and at the same time offers a lively feel of Miami energy. Brazilian BBQ’s, pool games, paddle boarding, DJ’s and sometimes a showcasing of swim wear models showcasing the latest wear is the other side of what The Standard pool offers. Plus in typical Miami form, the pool has an underwater sound system to keep your body beating as you enjoy the views!