Palm Beach is known for Worth Ave. and the luxurious shopping sprees that it entails, but some days its better to just sit back by the hotel pool, read a book and munch on food. There is nothing better than diving into a pool when the sun’s been beating down on you for hours, so check out Haute Living’s Top 5 pools, but don’t forget to wait a half hour after eating before you dive in.
1 Boca Raton Resort and Club
For more than 80 years, visitors have flooded to the Boca Raton Resort for its luxurious amenities and breath taking views of the Atlantic Ocean. Also they have a world-class pool. When you’re swimming it, you’ll feel like the Count of Monte Cristo. Gothic windows tower over the pool, which is surrounded by a grassy courtyard; perfect for privacy and most importantly laying back and relaxing.
2 The Breakers Palm Beach
The Breakers Palm Beach oceanfront French Riviera style is ideal for those looking for a day of lounging and daiquiris. Concerning pools, The Breakers has five of them, the main pool, a lap pool, children’s pool, the south pool and the active pool. The most notable of these is the main pool. Lined with Palm Trees, this infinity pool looks right out into the ocean and is only a few steps away from the half-mile long private beach.
3 Four Seasons
This Florida oasis has been home to countless weddings and get-togethers. At the epicenter of the Four Seasons Palm Beach is the crystal blue art-deco pool. Palm Trees offer shady areas around the pool as well as white cushy cabanas for those searching for the ideal comfort zone. The Egyptian sunny gold limestone terrace and gardens surrounds the heated pool.
4 PGA National Resort and Spa
The PGA National is not all about golf, this mega resort also keeps in mind that its guests would love to go for a dip every now and then. The PGA National boasts, nine world-class pools, including, the main pool, a lap pool, a children’s pool and soothing whirlpools around the resort. The main pool and terrace looks like a set for a ritzy Hollywood scene, rosy red lounge chairs surround the pool and two Romanesque towers arch over the water.
5 The Ritz-Carlton, Palm Beach
One of the hautest hotels in Palm Beach, The Ritz-Carlton boasts two opulent pools. The heated pool is ideal for families, while the junior Olympic 25-meter lap courtyard pool stays chilled at a cool 82 degrees. Enjoy the cabanas, lounge chairs and umbrellas as you soak up that Florida sun.