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One of the best ways to beat the heat in Miami is by grabbing a cold drink at one of the many swimming pool bars. Most of these bars can found at some of the city's most luxurious hotels. And best of all, you'll be located near an assortment of entertaining activities, including nightclubs, golfing, swimming in the ocean, and many more. Here's a closer look at five of Miami's finest hotels featuring sparkling oases.
Fontainebleau Miami Beach
The moment you walk into the Fontainebleau Miami Beach hotel lobby, you'll be beckoned to the lagoon-shaped pool. There are additional dipping pools and even Jacuzzis in the swimming area, as well as VIP cabanas. Sporting flat-screen TVs, these cabanas provide a great way to cool off and catch a local Miami Heat game while sipping on a cold glass of coke and whiskey.
Mondrian South Beach
With breathtaking views of the Biscayne Bay and sitting in the center of the Miami's Art Deco district, the Mondrian South Beach is one the city's nicest designer hotels. Boasting a whimsical atmosphere, you'll enjoy access to many activities, including snorkeling, windsurfing, and sailing. An infinity pool overlooks Biscayne Bay and opulent cabanas are available at a surcharge. Don't feel like dishing out the extra money for a cabana? That's fine. The swimming area has many outdoor living rooms for you to lounge in.
The Ritz-Carlton, Coconut Grove
In addition to scintillating views of the ocean from your room, you'll also enjoy concierge service and access to the DiLido Beach Club when staying at The Ritz-Carlton, Coconut Grove. The cross-shaped pool is sure to cool you off after a long day at the beach and the onsite bar is sure to meet all of your beverage preferences.
If you're looking for a party hot spot, the Shore Club hotel is where you need to book a room. You can enjoy your favorite alcoholic beverages right in the pool, and the first-class service is sure to keep you well-accommodated. In addition to elevated infinity pools and its own spa, the Shore Club features 15 room options for you and your companions to choose from.
The National Hotel
With rooms for under $200 a night, you can relish in 4-star luxury on a budget at The National Hotel. This beachfront property features an infinity pool that spans more than 200 feet, and two tiki bars on the beach that will keep the drinks flowing as you relax on the sand. If you're looking for a place to eat and cool off, make sure to check out the poolside spa and Aqua Bar and Grill.
You don't have to spend thousands of dollars on a hotel room to have a good time in Miami. Make sure to read through Hipmunk's helpful travel guide to Miami to learn more about the many lodging options in this lively city. You'll also want to book your room through Hipmunk to ensure you get the best rates.
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