You deserve to treat yourself every once in a while.
Here, you’ll find our picks for 8 stunning hotels that are worth the splurge. Go ahead, swim in the lap of luxury and indulge in a day at our finest hotels.
Nestled in a lush region of Silicon Valley, the Santa Cruz Mountains serve as the backdrop for Rosewood Sand Hill, an award-winning resort in Menlo Park, CA. The pool is salt water and surrounded by olive trees. The service is impeccable. There are complimentary poolside treats and even sunglass-cleaning. Day Passes start at $85. You actually get what you pay for.
You don’t have to choose between quality and quantity at Omni La Costa, another award-winning resort in Carlsbad, CA. The Omni has not one, not two, but eight sparkling pools overlooking an expansive golf course. Water slides, pools for children and pools for adults are all at your disposal when you book a Day Pass, starting at $50.
The Grand Hyatt Kauai has a lot going for it. Set right on the sand, this five-star resort is surrounded by tropical, lush greenery and spectacular views. Even the pool here has won awards. There’s a lava-rock-lined lazy river, a 150-foot waterslide, a quiet adults-only pool, a saltwater lagoon and 3 jacuzzis. Not to mention the ocean, just steps away from your complimentary beach chair.
How’d you like to spend the day at an actual castle? Surrounded by a garden in the shadow of a palace, the pool at the Castle Hotel and Spa is the definition of extraordinary. Enjoy the outdoor heated pool, hot tub, garden lounge areas and poolside food and drink service. For $95, you’re sure to be treated like royalty.
Step through the doors of the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples and you may feel like you’re walking into a country club. Charming, sophisticated and luxurious yet still full of Southern charm. There’s an outdoor heated family pool, adults-only pool and plenty of libations to be had from The Poolside Grill. Bottoms up.
There are 550 acres of resort to enjoy at La Cantera, an award-winning property in San Antonio, Texas. With sweeping Hill Country views, the adults-only infinity pool is not to be missed. Once you’ve taken it all in, take a dip in one of the other three pools. Bonus: two water slides, a hot tub, tennis court, arcade and fitness center. La Cantera Resort & Spa really does have it all.
Now this is a certified stunner. The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel sits atop a 150 foot bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean. This surfside retreat redefines the Southern Californian experience with genuine service, signature amenities, and direct access to more than three miles of sandy beach. Speaking of the beach, make your way down to the sand and the resort’s beach butler will arrange your chair and umbrella. You could get used to this.
You won’t find views like this anywhere else. Sink your toes into the sand at the Park Hyatt St. Kitts Christophe Harbour, a world-class hotel experience on a nearly-untouched Caribbean island. There are two swimming pools, poolside food and drink service and, of course, unparalleled beach access. Day Passes start at $50. Consider it done.
The finer things sure are nice. Book your luxury pool day here.