Getaway Goals: ResortPass’ Top 10 Summer Hotel Picks

Summer is on the horizon. That means months of fun in the sun lie ahead. What better way to spend June, July, and August than enjoying the beautiful weather while sipping cocktails (or mocktails) and splashing in a pool at a fabulous hotel? You don’t have to travel to a far-flung destination for the perfect summer holiday, just search nearby hotels and resorts on ResortPass and let vacation come to you. 

No place does a party like Sin City. But sometimes you just need something a bit more low-key than blaring day clubs. If you’re looking for a hotspot to catch some rays, sip cocktails, and lounge with pals in between winning big at the slot machines, head to Tropicana Las Vegas – a DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel. Did we mention there’s swim-up blackjack?

Ace Hotel & Swim Club

  • Palm Springs, CA

A retro-fringed playground for fun, sun, group hangs, and pool parties in Palm Springs, Ace Hotel & Swim Club is a desert oasis surrounded by palm trees and mighty mountains that conjures up old-school cool factor. It’s the perfect spot to take a dip in the pool, snap some selfies, and chow down on classic diner fare. To wash it down? Take your pick of craft cocktails, beer, wine, and adult slushies. 

Omni La Costa Resort & Spa is a sun-kissed Carlsbad the ideal daycation destination for families. Kids will love swimming and racing down waterslides, while parents unwind by the adults-only pool with a refreshing cocktail and soak in the panoramic views and quietude. 

Conrad Los Angeles

  • Los Angeles, CA

Want to get away but don’t have the time to actually leave the City of Angels? Plan a daycation at the luxurious and architecturally striking Conrad Los Angeles. With a 16,000-square-foot rooftop terrace featuring a private deck, infinity pool, lounge chairs, and cabanas, this five-star property feels like a true escape for the whole family. Coming without kids? Treat yourself to a spa appointment.

The Williamsburg Hotel

  • Brooklyn, NY

While the masses huddle into crowded train cars headed out east, in-the-know travelers beeline it to one of the hottest hotels in Brooklyn. A summer daycation at The Williamsburg Hotel means hours of kid-free relaxation. Swim in the rooftop pool, kick back in a shaded cabana, order some poolside food and drinks, and admire the skyline views.  

Wondering what to do with the family when the kids are off from school? Head to AAA Four Diamond-rated Arizona Grand Resort & Spa for a day filled with aquatic action at the seven-acre water park complete with thrilling waterslides, a wave pool, a side-by-side active river, and a splash pad for little ones. Upgrade the experience by reserving a private cabana for your whole crew. 

W Nashville

  • Nashville, TN

The Music City sizzles in the summer. The W Nashville is a see-and-be-seen oasis in that’s smack-dab in the middle of all the downtown action. The heart of the hotel, the adults-only pool area, feels like a vibrant southern vacation with an outdoor heated pool, daybeds, food and drinks, and tunes that will have your feet tapping. 

In a city known for keeping it weird (and really, really cool), there’s no shortage of hip hangouts. But Wax Myrtle’s at Thompson Hotel Austin is heads above the rest. Literally, this indoor/outdoor social space sits on the fourth floor and offers awesome downtown skyline views that travelers can enjoy in between swimming in the heated pool and sipping cocktails and savoring burgers in a private pergola cabana.

Ready to trade the hustle and bustle of Dallas for a luxurious day of relaxation and excitement? Plan a daycation at The Las Colinas Resort Dallas. This sprawling playground is packed with lush atmospheres and world-class experiences, making it the perfect destination for anyone seeking a little slice of paradise. Whether you want to soak up the sun at one of the three distinct pools, sip and snack on delicious creations at the poolside bar and grill, or escape to the serene spa for a little R&R, this resort has it all.

Things heat up in South Florida throughout the year, but it’s even steamier come summer. Seeking a five-star retreat to chill out after shopping? The Ritz-Carlton Bal Harbour, Miami boasts a European-edged outdoor swimming pool, lounge chairs, shade-giving umbrellas, chilled towel service, poolside food and drinks, beach access, and an Exhale spa.

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