Cool Off This Summer In Miami At These Haute Poolside Destinations

Let’s face it—summer in Miami is hot in more ways than one. From rising temperatures and haute events popping up throughout the city like during the annual Miami Swim Week, we’ve decided to take a look at the best places in Miami to kick back and cool down in style. These destinations offer relaxation and fun the sun in a luxurious setting all summer long.


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The exclusive members-only Soho Beach House is one of Miami’s most fabulous destinations for enjoying summer days. With two pools—the newly-renovated main pool and the 8th floor’s rooftop Ocho—as well as a lengthy spread of beds on the beach, SBH offers three relaxing locations throughout the House for members to enjoy all it has to offer. This means buckets of rosé, delectable eats such as their homemade pizzas or famous Dirty Burgers and specialty cocktails. Members can also enjoy the on-site restaurant Cecconi’s, the second floor Members restaurant and the luxurious Cowshed Spa upstairs.


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Located in the prime destination of South Beach along the beautiful white beaches, the W has remained an iconic destination with its luxurious poolside service, plush cabanas and beach bed offerings. You can spot the signature red and white umbrellas when looking down on the beach, where you’ll most likely find A-listers that frequent the swanky hotel often such as Hailey Baldwin, Sofia Richie, Kourtney Kardashian, Bella Hadid and more.


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Considered one of Miami’s most extravagant and prestigious hotels, you can guarantee that you’ll never have to look much further for a luxurious poolside setting than the Faena Hotel. The poolside lounges are decorated in Faena’s signature red color, highlighted by white accents popping against the beautiful blue pool and sandy white beaches. The chic aesthetic is complemented by the incorporation of “personal butlers” throughout the area to ensure that every need is taken care of throughout your stay. Enjoy buckets of wine over ice and gourmet snacks as you bask in the beautiful Miami sun.


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The ultra-trendy hotel offers a gorgeous poolside setting to enjoy your day. It’s been frequented by countless celebrities and influencers such as Instagram models Tash Oakley and Devin Brugman, Rocky Barnes and A-listers like Sharon Stone. Guests have the option of lounging on one of the hotel’s lush chaises spread throughout the pool or upgrade the experience to one of their high-end cabanas decorated throughout the space. Be sure to enjoy their signature cocktails and delectable poolside cuisine as you’re wined and dined by the EDITION’s attentive staff.


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The Setai has long been one of Miami’s most distinguished hotels, and for good reason—it boasts state-of-the-art guest suites, endless amenities, impeccable food and beverage and an enviable pool and spa area to unwind and enjoy the Miami sunshine. The glamorous hotel boasts three infinity pools ranging in different temperatures based on guest’s preference and offers an endless variety of mouth-watering poolside bites and inventive libations, as well as fresh juices. Neighboring next door is the spa’s five-star spa, where guests can receive an assortment of services from massages to facials and more, as well as utilize the spa’s hydrotherapy resources in the wet area. Guests who book a spa treatment above $175 in value will also receive access to the pool area for the day.


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The Nobu Hotel Miami Beach is located at the historic Eden Roc Miami Beach and shares the pool at the iconic property, overlooking the gorgeous views of the ocean with three pools on site. The modern hotel evokes the clean minimalistic luxury of the world-renowned Nobu brand, bringing forth zen relaxation to your vacation—or staycation. The amenitized pool offers lavish cabana rentals at the pool and in the ocean garden, as well as full food and beverage service and even water activities. For an extra fee, guests can enjoy jet ski rentals, kayak rentals, boat rentals and scooter rentals if they tire of lounging by the pool and want a little more excitement. Also, be sure to check out the world-class Natura Bissé spa for the ultimate pampering experience.


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Another iconic Miami Beach location, the famous South Beach hotel offers both luxury and entertainment at its finest. Housing Miami’s most famous nightclub, LIV, guests can experience similar exciting programming at the hotel’s lively pool area, which features a handful of concerts throughout the summer months. Guests can enjoy the perks of cabanas with bottle service and the perfect access to live entertainment from rotating DJs in the adults-only Arkadia pool. If you’re looking for something quieter, there are two other pools where guests can unwind and enjoy the food and beverage program from the pool’s servers. Located adjacent to the pool is the hotel’s gorgeous poolside eatery, La Côte, which will trasnport you to the South of France with its relaxed Mediterranean vibes and exquisite cuisine.


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The trendy, eco-friendly destination has quickly become one of Miami’s hottest destinations to play and stay. The hotel offers four pools—the main hotel pool located next to the Spartan Gym and Matthew Kenny’s vegan eatery, Plnthouse—as well as the hip rooftop pool at Watr, the Cabana Pool and the South Pool. The 1 Hotel South Beach offers some of the most coveted beds and cabanas in Miami, providing lavish accommodations in the sun with five-star service and food and beverage. They also offer an exclusive 1 Beach Club membership program targeting health & wellness, allowing VIP members to take advantage of the pool, beach, spa, gym and Seedlings—a childcare program. It’s the perfect setting to pop a bottle of champagne, sit back, relax and enjoy the unbeatable views of the gorgeous beachfront hotel.



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The Philippe Starck-designed Delano Beach Club is famous for its striking, 7000 square-foot pool design. The upscale, chic setting of the pool makes it one of Miami’s most Instagrammable destinations, with the famous outdoor chess board and the beautiful canopy cabanas adorning the exterior of the pool, highlighting a fancy table with dining room seats fixated to the middle of the pool. Additionally, the Beach Club features ongoing programming on the weekends that turn the ultra-luxurious setting into one of the hottest poolside parties in the city with top rotating DJs performing, particularly during big weeks like Art Basel, Miami Music Week, Swim Week and more.