Most Dreamy Hotel Pools for a Dreamy Summer

Published on July 7, 2024

With summer heating up, we are all looking for ways to cool down. What better way to relax and refresh than a dip in the pool? Whether you are seeking a relaxing private pool, a splash zone for kids, or pools overlooking stunning scenic views, Benchmark Resorts & Hotels has curated a list of unique and breathtaking pools to help you lounge and make a splash in style.

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Relax and rejuvenate at Chatham Bars Inn’s spa pool

The only Forbes Four-Star awarded spa in Cape Cod, Chatham Bars Inn’s spa has everything you need to feel refreshed, including its outdoor spa pool. This adult-only pool is complete with a heated deck, plush lounge chairs, a year-round hot tub and cabanas. Indulge in delicacies from the spa pool dining menu while you relax poolside.

Elevated pool experiences atop rolling Texas hills at La Cantera Resort and Spa

With five pools to choose from, La Cantera Resort & Spa provides the perfect pool experience whether you are looking for a family-friendly, adult-only or private experience. Kids can play in two family-friendly pools and enjoy an epic splash zone and slides, while adults can relax in the adult-only infinity pool overlooking the beautiful Texas landscape. For added privacy, guests can choose from adult-only or family-friendly cabanas which offer a VIP experience complete with a personal TV, refrigerator, cocktails and more.

Soak up the sun at mid-century modern hideaway Hotel Valley Ho

Located in Scottsdale, Arizona, Hotel Valley Ho is the perfect location to lounge under palm trees, sip on refreshing cocktails and take leisurely laps in crystal blue pools. Kick back and relax at The OHasis pool with its tranquil surrounding atmosphere and calming water features or lounge on a plush daybed under a private cabana at the OH Pool. Looking for some added excitement? The OH Pool’s resident DJs are spinning every Friday, Saturday and Sunday and the season comes with many exciting, themed events.

Dip your toe in the Sonoma Wine County at Flamingo Resort & Spa

After a long day of wine tasting in Northern California's Sonoma Wine County, it’s time to unwind in style. Flamingo Resort & Spa’s iconic central pool is a luxurious oasis frequented by celebrities like Jayne Mansfield in the 1960s. Dive into the refreshing waters and then retreat into cabanas and daybeds to relax in the sun. Next, order a snack or two from your smartphone for convenient poolside dining and enjoy live music with DJs every Sunday. When the season calls for it, a hot tub is readily available.

Enjoy coastal Maine from the comfort of an oceanside pool at Spruce Point Inn

Nestled east of Portland in Boothbay Harbor, the Spruce Point Inn, a Condé Nast Traveler Top Resort, is perfect for making oceanside memories with its two outdoor pools. Our oceanside pool has been upgraded from the original tidal pool in the 1930s to include waterfront sporting amenities, comfortable teak furnishing and more. Another heated pool experience on the grounds with breathtaking forest views is just adjacent to the Lighthouse Children’s Camp and playground.

Find a heavenly pool experience at Garden of the Gods Resort & Club

Make a splash at Garden of the Gods Resort & Club. Featured as one of nine beautiful hotel pools across the U.S. in The Points Guy, our pools in Colorado Springs range from a breathtaking infinity-edge pool to family-friendly options. Our perfectly heated, outdoor infinity pool offers a front-row seat to the Garden of the Gods with views of million-year-old red rock formations and the Pikes Peak Mountain range. Another serene location to bask in the sun is our Three Graces Pool Complex with its expansive outdoor swimming pool, hot tub, lap lane and private cabanas.

Savor the serenity with a zero-edge spa pool at Inn at Perry Cabin

Just across the Chesapeake Bay on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Inn at Perry Cabin’s zero-edge spa pool offers a serene escape from the bustle of everyday life. Immerse yourself in the soothing waters and then let skilled therapists pamper you with plant-based treatments and combined therapeutic bodywork. All treatments are locally sourced, either with herbs and aromatics grown in our own garden or harvested from farms across the Eastern Shore. With seven treatment rooms, a steam room, a boutique and an outdoor pool, our spa ensures every moment is committed to your well-being and relaxation.


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