Ah swimming pools- while alluring images may surface of glamorously dipping your toes in while enjoying margaritas alone on the pool deck, it’s far from a realistic picture. In actuality, it’s overwhelmed by the noise and splash of cannonballs and screeching children. So how does one unwind poolside? Hotels with private pools sound off as the perfect remedy.
Suits off for a skinny dip as these are the most fabulous hotels with private pools in America.
Key West, Florida
Busy work weeks got you forgetting your lover’s name? The H2o Suites Key West will bring you two back in sync. With rooms designed as the perfect hideaway, there’s no cause here to fall out of step.
Located a skip away from the ocean breezes of the beach and the jolly hustle and bustle of Old Town Key West, king sized beds and luxurious decor welcome guests seeking some private indulgence. Mix up your favorite cocktail at your personal wet bar in the Deluxe luxury suites that also boast inviting private plunge pools to get you out of the heat in seclusion.
Royal Isabela Resort
Cast yourself as the main character in the film set of your dreams at the Royal Isabela Resort. Here you’ll find views to kill for of Puerto Rico‘s northwest coast with panoramas swinging you from cliffs to the rolling thunder of the Atlantic waves and back up to the elegantly landscaped flora of the property. Enticing tropical smells linger on the patio of your private casita while you sun soak or tread of the water of your private pool, tiled in luxurious stone while watching the sunrise.
Here you’ll find an unmistakable aura of serenity that will permeate every aspect of your vacation, with privacy enough to slip the bathing suit straps completely off.
Now wait until you see these marvelous jetted tubs…
Canyon Point, Utah
Desire uninterrupted tranquility in a completely unique landscape? Solace seekers come to the Southwest canyons of the Amangiri Resort. Your eyes will trail across the sweeping natural lines of this property while fingers will delight in wandering over the stone, concrete, blonde wood and steel that befit this minimalist alien mesa topography. Suites have outdoor lounge spaces, fireplaces and many come with private pools in sizes varying from plunge to lap.
Crisp linens are found both inside and outside on day beds that beckon early evening naps. Whether your quest is to ignite romance or stir the dwindling coals, the private setting of Amangiri encourages lovers to practice mindfulness.
W South Beach
A vacation to Miami’s South Beach calls for all the bells and whistles in a hotel stay. What amenity screams celebrity louder than private rooftop pool? Only personal butler service perhaps- and the W South Beach has both. With views garnering you much social media envy and a room number that brings you close enough to touch the sky, the Penthouse and Mega Oceanview Suites are the thing of suite (sweet?) dreams.
The Penthouse boasts not only its own, private rooftop pool but also a smaller Japanese plunge pool, in addition to massive glass balconies and plenty of room to spread out both inside and out. The Mega Suite also has a covetable plunge pool on the second-floor patio of this bi-level studio apartment with nine feet ceilings and unobstructed views of the ocean.
L’Horizon Resort & Spa
Palm Springs, California
Tucked away in the iconic Hollywood getaway of Palm Springs, L’Horizon Resort & Spa is a time capsule of mid-century modern. Furnished with new and vintage furniture, art and accessories, the boutique hotel is simply put, cool. The Residence is a private house with its own spacious and sheltered yard and large pool. Views of the San Jacinto mountains come in through the rosy tint of your sunglasses as you tilt your head back on your pool float with artfully piled hair and a cocktail in hand. We won’t blame you for pretending you are former property guest Marilyn Monroe!
This is quintessential California living with ample indoor and outdoor space including an al fresco shower, sunken living room seating, wet bar and a deluxe marble bathroom with Le Labo bath amenities.
Sybaris Pool Suites
Spend your weekend canoodling with your honey at the Sybaris Pool Suites Indianapolis. Welcoming couple in need of some time together, suites boast private jetted swimming pools with no chance of anyone else glimpsing what you may or may not be wearing. Your secret is safe with us! A tropical waterfall adds a romantic soundtrack and the misting steam room is the perfect opportunity to sweat out all of your day to day stress. Slip straight from the bedroom into the pool via the slide that will surely provide some giggles.
Add a bit of spice to the dreariness of your everyday routine with a scheduled rendez-vous with your partner at the Belamere Suites in Perrysburg, Ohio. Drive straight into your personal garage and enter through the private entrance for a bit of tête-à-tête and romancing. Suites come with fireplaces, jacuzzis and large two-person walk in shower in addition to the pool suites that come with private pools fit for royalty. Play your favorite songs over the stereo system and relish in the luxurious bedding.
The pile of fluffy towels is seemingly never ending and a catered breakfast is served straight to your door so you never have to pry yourself away for too long. Whether you can only get away for one night or extend for a couple, Belamere Suites is the perfect way to spend quality time together.
Beverly Hills Hotel
Los Angeles, California
There is an aura of dignified elegance in the air at the iconic Pink Palace, the Beverly Hills Hotel. Guest rooms range from the luxurious standard sized to the appealing historic suites, but it’s the Bungalows that make this property a celeb fav.
While they come with a hefty “enquire if interested” price tag (we all know what that means!) both Bungalow 5 and the Presidential come with their own private pools. A stay here is more home than hotel with a long list of amenities including personal butler service, full kitchens and fitness areas and lots of space to entertain. The pools continue the luxurious trend outside while being surrounded by high terracotta pink walls, keeping out wandering eyes from those who relish their privacy. Decorated with tasteful touches of the hotel’s signature pink and green tones, it’s easy to understand why this property is a favorite of Hollywood stars wanting to get away from the camera flashes and gawking stares.
The Inn at Dos Brisas
Spoil yourself with a weekend away to the Inn at Dos Brisas. This idyllic ranch in Texas Hill Country oozes with rich colors, plush fabrics and is overrun with the sweet smells of fresh cut grass, hay and the only Forbes Five Star restaurant in the state. Only nine casitas and haciendas are available to guests letting the property focus on spoiling visitors with everything from welcome flutes of champagne, to bath salts and a slew of activities from horseback riding, stargazing, cooking classes or even being left completely alone. The 3000 sq feet of indoor and outdoor space Haciendas come with views across the rolling meadows and paddocks of the ranch can be taken in while floating in your private heated pool.
Large bathrooms go over the top with six fixtures including double sinks, a walk in shower for two and jetted soaking tubs. Elegant detailing is showcased throughout from the antique furniture to the oak wood floors and with every whim catered to by the staff, you’ll have a hard time saying goodbye to this piece of weekend life.
Four Seasons Resort
Hiding among the cacti and stone of the Scottsdale desert is the Four Seasons Resort. Built in a quintessential adobe-style with touches of the Southwest setting found everywhere from the landscaping to the beamed ceilings.
The outdoor living concept invites you to spend more time with your lover in the desert air with dramatic views of the Sonoran Desert, Pinnacle Peak and the entire galaxy at your fingertips with the spectacular star lights of the dark night sky. Make use of the telescope and star chart before slipping in for a night time cool-off in your personal plunge pool. Shower outside before slipping into the premium bedding of the King-size bed designed to help you feel your most rested the morning after.
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