Editor’s Note: Updated August 25,2018
Looking to enjoy a lazy day without the hassles of going to the beach? Relax at one of the top Miami pools for the day and enjoy some perks besides. We’ve rounded up luxurious hotels with great pools offering Miami pool day passes for non-guests – from lively party spots to serene retreats. And for our readers in Fort Lauderdale, click here for a hotel we found that offers hotel pool day passes.
Grab a Miami hotel day pass to the pool at the Four Seasons Hotel Miami, one of the top hotels on Brickell Avenue. It’s $60 Monday through Thursday and $80 per person Friday through Sunday. The Four Seasons Miami day pass provides access to the hotel’s tree-lined two-acre pool terrace featuring chaise lounges and pool attendants offering up complimentary Evian spritzes, ice water, chilled towels and frozen fruit. In addition to the large main pool, day pass holders may enjoy the shallow Palm Grove pool, which is nice for lounging on a chair partially submerged in the waters or lying on a hammock. Good shaded areas too for those who can’t take too much sun. Cabanas are $200 Monday through Thursday and $250 Friday through Sunday for two people.
1435 Brickell Ave, Miami, FL 33131, (305) 358-3535 https://www.fourseasons.com/miami/
Designed in playful fashion, the Hyde Beach pool at the SLS Hotel is open to the public at any time so no need for a day pass Miami Beach. Lounge chairs are located around the pool that non-guests are free to use if available. The hotel is also known for their pool parties, which would require getting there early or preparing to purchase a table. For information on upcoming parties, check their online events calendar.
1701 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139, (305) 674-1701
St.Regis Bal Harbour Resort
The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort, Miami Beach, is all about glamour and looking rich. So be prepared to wear your finer beach attire for enjoying this day pass. Enjoy two infinity pools and the pristine 1,000-foot white sand beach, steam room, Finnish sauna, and private relaxation lounges. The Miami Beach hotel day pass also includes one sun chair and an umbrella at the beach, valet parking, and a 15% discount on spa treatments. Still feeling flush after the $90 day pass fee, order lunch or a drink through the pool and beach on call attendant service. And if you really want to splurge, there are day villas starting at $390 which include day passes for up to four people, private indoor air conditioned space with one oversize day bed, restroom and shower, private terrace and ocean view. Plus, four sun chairs at the beach and personal butler service. Note that the day pool passes are only available to adults 21+.
9703 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, (305)993-3300
Tucked in South Beach’s quieter west side with stunning views of Biscayne Bay, the sleek pool at the Mondrian South Beach can be used by locals with a minimum food and beverage spend. A twist on the South Beach resort day pass — it requires a minimum spend on weekends of $50/person and on weekends a Day Bed is $750 and Cabana is $1,000. Therefore, it is recommended to get there early to have a better chance at obtaining access. With the food and beverage spend, enjoy specialty cocktails from the poolside Sunset Lounge such as the”Serenity Swizzle” with chamomile-infused Hennessy VS lemon, tarragon, green apple and maple syrup
1100 West Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139, (305) 514-1500 https://www.morganshotelgroup.com/mondrian/mondrian-south-beach
Pool day passes are $45 per person per day plus tax. Note it’s subject to occupancy (when the hotel is full, passes are not offered).
1677 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach. T. 305-532-2311. https://nationalhotel.com/
With Philippe Starck’s Alice in Wonderland themed garden leading to the iconic swimming pool, Delano Beach Club is an attraction in and of itself, one of the best hotel pools in Miami. Carrying on the whimsical theme, the pool boasts underwater speakers and separate areas devoted to floating and meditating. Non-guests can access the pool by reserving a cabana (call for rates). As the sun sets on Friday nights, Delano Beach Club becomes the place to see-and-be-scene with specialty cocktails, a live DJ, and a chic vibe. Guests and non-guests can end the weekend at Delano Beach Club with Rosé Sundays. A live DJ keeps the music going all afternoon as the rosé flows – call to reserve.
1685 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33139, (305) 672-2000 https://www.morganshotelgroup.com/delano/delano-south-beach/eat-drink/delano-beach-club
For a peaceful retreat, the rooftop hydrotherapy pool at COMO Metropolitan Miami Beach is the perfect spot. The hotel offers a South Beach pool day pass for non-guests for $65 per adult and $35 for children under 12, which includes access to the pool and beach, fitness center, a pool chair, a beach chair and 15% off food, beverage and spa services. The COMO Metropolitan Miami Beach puts careful emphasis on well being and relaxation — a central tenet of all COMO Hotels and Resorts’ properties.
2445 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33140, (305) 695-3600 https://www.comohotels.com/en/metropolitanmiamibeach
At the historic Biltmore Hotel in Miami, the only way you can get into the pool if you’re not a hotel guest is by being a member or booking a poolside cabana. Nestled alongside the world-famous Biltmore pool, considered another one of the best hotel pools in Miami, each private cabana is elegantly furnished with teak wood chaises and love seats, banana leaf ceiling fans, lounge chairs for sunbathing, outdoor rain showers and a flatscreen TV. For a unique private dining experience, non-guests may also have the resort’s Executive Chef personalize and prepare a custom four-course cabana dinner. The dinners start at $200 per person and must be reserved 72 hours in advance. The cabanas can accommodate up to eight guests. For additional information on the cabana dining experience, click here. For additional information on the regular cabana rentals, click here.
1200 Anastasia Ave, Coral Gables, FL 33134, (855) 311-6903