5 Hotel Pools You’ll Want to Travel to That Go Way Beyond Swim-Up Bars!



Poolside cocktails and maybe some cabana service are typically the deciding factor between a good and great hotel pool for travelers

The pool at the five-star Iberostar Grand Bávaro in the mythical Bávaro de Punta Cana Beach features a full-scale replica of a schooner “docked” in the pool. Come nighttime, the ship transforms into a bar where you can select from 15 Caribbean rums and 12-year-old scotch.


But when pool time is turned from lounging to a full-on experience, you know you’ve got something special.

Grand Hyatt Baha Mar in the Bahamas boasts a swim-up aquarium filled with adopted nurse sharks, stingrays, tropical fish and marine life. It also features an underwater marine cavern inspired by one of the world’s deepest salt water sinkhole, Dean’s Blue Hole.


Like how about waterproof kindles for your Summer reading pleasure? Or an infinity pool with an underwater window to channel your inner mermaid?

The newly renovated Hilton Aruba offers guests a collection of six completely waterproof Kindles preloaded with classic favorites to check out and read in the water.


From Aruba to Anguilla, ahead are seven hotels around the world that offer so much more than towels and shade.

Set along the volcanic coastline on the Big Island, Hilton Waikoloa Village boasts a unique ocean-fed lagoon and dolphin sanctuary with reef fish, sea turtles, and other marine life. The protected oasis is favoured by travellers for snorkelling, kayaking, and paddle boarding all without stepping a foot off the resort’s lush grounds.


This is our pick for the best 5 location to have a best pool experience around the world!

The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village’s lagoon-style pool and dockside bar are Southwest Florida’s best-kept secrets. When the sun begins to set, those lounging poolside enjoy a complimentary shot courtesy of The Nauti Mermaid Dockside Bar & Grill as a celebratory toast to note the end of another day in paradise.