1 Montage Laguna Beach
The views from the Mosaic Pool at the Montage Laguna Beach are some of the most stunning in Southern California. To be the hautest person sitting poolside, throw on your Hermes bikini and rent a cabana. For $300 a day, you're offered a Dyson bladeless fan, an iHome, an an assortment of new and classic games, an array of national and local newspapers and magazine, access to Netfix and Hulu, organic sunscreen lotion, complimentary beverages, a seasonal fruit bowl and your very own dedicated cabana host and server. That's haute.
2 St. Regis Monarch Beach
There is not one but three pools for guests at the stunning St. Regis Monarch Beach. Those who want to lounge in style should grab a luxury cabana at the Main Pool, while those who actually feel like swimming instead of sunning should head to the outdoor Lap Pool has three lanes and 72 laps equal 1 mile and 20 yards (22 meters). Additionally, there is a Lagoon Pool available for children and families.
3 Beverly Hills Hotel
The swimming pool at the Beverly Hills Hotel is one of the sexiest spots in Tinseltown. The staff at the Pink Palace caters to your every day, providing everything from frozen towels to fresh sorbet. There's even underwater music for those who need tunes to swim. The recently renovated hotel also offers private cabanas which feature flat screen televisions and cordless phones.
Palos Verdes' Terranea Resort doesn't offer a pool so much as it offers a water park. There are three heated swimming pools on premises including the Resort pool with a 400-ft. water slide, a spa pool and the very necessary adults only pool, Cielo Point.
5 SLS Hotel
The Altitude Rooftop Pool at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills offers one of the best views of the city from its two pools (one for dipping and one for sunbathing). You'll be treated to sublime service from a dedicated pool concierge while you enjoy cocktails and daytime dishes from master chef Jose Andres. Should you want some privacy, rent one of the seven poolside cabanas, all of which feature minibars, TVs and DVD players.