Sparkling beneath palm trees and plentiful sunshine, Phoenix’s eye-catching pools beckon to all manner of loungers, lazy-river riders and lap swimmers. Make a splash– or just soak up the sun– at these top local resort pools.
Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows is home to three pools that offer your choice of lounge chairs, canopied daybeds or luxury cabanas. The Turquoise Pool Bar offers light bites and cocktails for the ultimate poolside experience.
For pampered poolside fun, the Paradise Pool at the Arizona Biltmore has an exciting 92-foot waterslide, in-water bar and poolside games. During summer months, you can also enjoy a Dive-in Movie while floating in your own personal inner tube.
CIVANA Carefree, the first sustainable wellness resort to open in Greater Phoenix, offers three pools to help you achieve your inner Zen. And don't miss the complimentary yoga and meditation classes offered daily.
It's all about rooftop realness at the Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix's pool. Loved by locals and celebrated by travel authorities, this urban oasis pairs well with sweeping city views and delicious libations and small plates conjured by our adjoining Lustre Rooftop Bar.
Connected by a custom waterfall feature, the two 75-foot pools at Mountain Shadows are set against the beautiful backdrop of Camelback Mountain. Whether you take in these dramatic views from a private cabana or a paddle board yoga sesh is entirely up to you (either way, you can't go wrong).
Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia offers pools three ways: the Kasbah Pool (pictured) is nestled withing the heart of the resort, the Oasis Pool offers a peaceful poolside experience for adults and Joya Terrace pool awaits you after your relaxing treatment at Joya Spa.
Built for the debut of the resort in 1988, the centerpiece of The Phoenician’s three-tier pool complex is the Mother of Pearl pool, elegantly tiled by hand and surrounded by shady cabanas.
The River Ranch at Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak offers four acres of cascading waterfalls, secluded waterways, three swimming pools, and a lazy river for tubing.
Situated between north-facing views of Paradise Valley and south-facing views of Camelback Mountain, the infinity-edged pool at the Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain is perfect for gazing out at the breathtaking Sonoran sunsets.
Voted as one of the top ten water parks in the U.S., the Arizona Grand Resort & Spa’s Oasis Water Park feature two water slides more than 200-feet long, a lazy river, wave pool and more.
The Butte’s pool is one of the Southwest’s largest free-form swimming pools (the length of a football field) built on a natural mountainside.
The four-acre pool complex at JW Marriott Desert Ridge has been voted the “Number 1 Pool” in Phoenix by Phoenix Magazine for its meandering 1,600-linear-foot lazy river and 89-foot waterslide. The resort’s Wildfire pool is topped by a glowing fire at night, and the Sidewinder pool takes inspiration from some of Arizona’s scaly residents.
This resort boasts a 2.5-acre “water playground” complete with 10 pools. Take a dip in pools for two, a lap pool, sand beach pool, water volleyball and basketball pools, an adult-only pool and a five foot-wide rushing waterfall called the “Big Gun.” There’s also a Grecian water temple housing a Jacuzzi-style spa for 25-30 people, surrounded by four cold plunges.
Incorporating the beauty of the surrounding desert, the pool area at the Four Seasons offers sweeping views of the valley below. The resort keeps guests lounging poolside comfortable with amenities such as chilled fruit treats and cooling towels.
Soak up the sun and views of nearby Camelback Mountain while lounging around the pool at the Camelback Inn.
The large, martini olive-shaped pool is located in the center of the hotel and has been named one of the “World’s Coolest Pools” by Travel + Leisure. The deck stays busy on weekends with drink specials and live music.
Carefully placed within the midst of this desert hideaway, The Boulder’s swimming pool blends seamlessly with the surrounding desert landscape with a cascading waterfall from a prehistoric boulder formation as a backdrop. Pool guests are likely to see chuckwallas and colorful lizards native to the Southwest, who warm themselves on the gigantic granite boulders in the surrounding area.
The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess provides a variety of pool day options with two 200-foot long water water slides, Sunset Beach and its white sand beach and giant splash pad, and the adults-only Sonoran Landing.
This West Valley gem boasts the best of both words between the Tower Pool, with two 25-foot twisting water slides, and the Oasis Pool, the place to be for seclusion and relaxation.