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The 9 Best Los Angeles Rooftop Pools for Views and Cocktails

Pool at Waldorf Astoria Beverly Hills Los Angeles is known for its year-round sunny skies and warm temps. There’s no better way to spend an afternoon in the City of Angels than lounging poolside with a cocktail in hand (and one eye open for celebrity sightings). And while some hotel pools, like at The Beverly…

11 Best Hotel Pools in Vegas

Additional reporting by Anne Olivia Bauso. Summer is here, which in Las Vegas means one thing: Pool season has arrived. All across town, vast hotel pool decks are shaking off their off-season sleepiness and embracing their summer selves — which, for some hotels, means a serene oasis-like scene for beating the heat, and for others,…

Top 8 Caribbean Resorts With Adults-Only Pools

While some Caribbean resorts fall squarely in either the adults-only or kid-friendly section of a Venn diagram, others find their way in the middle, overlapping slice, offering a little something for both groups. At the following eight Caribbean resorts, you’ll find amenities suited to families, as well as adults-only pools (and other designated areas) for…

The Best Swim-Up Bars at All-Inclusive Resorts in Mexico

A Mexican beach vacation is all about the water: snorkeling in the ocean, finding a favorite corner of the pool complex, or maybe even cooling off in your room’s private pool. Swimming up to the hotel’s in-pool bar — a literal watering hole, where the dress code consists of your bathing suit, sunglasses, and some…

The 18 Most Gorgeous Infinity Pools in the Caribbean

The sparkling blue sea, the pools, and the views — these are major reasons why we travel to the Caribbean (well, that and the warm weather to actually enjoy the beaches, the pools, and the views). So when we find a gorgeous infinity pool that does exactly what it’s designed to do — trick the…

Top Hotels in Costa Rica With Private Plunge Pools

Costa Rica is one of Central America’s smallest countries, but it’s home to hundreds of habitats — from lush rainforests to beautiful white-sand beaches. The country’s many ecosystems make it possible to go hiking, surfing, zip-lining, horseback riding, waterfall rappelling (you get the idea…) in a single trip. And when each vacation day brings the…

9 Amazing Swim-Up Bars in Punta Cana

We know — a swim-up bar is a big draw for many travelers heading to Punta Cana. We can’t blame you! It’s a fun social space that blends two of the best things about tropical vacations (pools and bars, of course!). So we’ve rounded up some of our favorite swim-up bars in Punta Cana. Cheers!

13 of the Best Swim-Up Bars at Caribbean All-Inclusives

Some trips are all about hitting museums, joining guided tours, and scrambling to see as many local sights and landmarks as possible. Beach vacations are emphatically not those trips — especially those at all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean, where the itinerary revolves around lounging on the beach, strolling in the surf, and simply gliding across…

9 All-Inclusive Resorts With Swim-Up Rooms in Mexico

Here’s a universal fact — pools are one of the major draws to a Mexican resort (next to beaches, of course!). What makes a pool even better? Being able to walk right out your door and jump into one! At these nine all-inclusive hotels, you’re able to book a swim-up room so that cooling off…

6 Los Cabos Hotels With the Most Luxurious Private Plunge Pools

Beaches along the Baja Peninsula’s southern coast are pounded by surf, and most are too rough for swimming — which may mean bumping elbows with fellow guests while jockeying for space in the resort’s overcrowded pools. So if you have the funds and want to splurge on a luxurious extra in Cabo, we highly recommend…