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.

Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort

This resort is home to seven pools that have witnessed a century of sun-soaked glamour. The Saguaro Pool welcomes adults only and offers a luxe cabana experience with a poolside bar. The Paradise Pool beckons the entire family — be sure to check out The Twist, a dual racing waterslide. 

2400 E. Missouri Ave., Phoenix

Kimpton Hotel Palomar Phoenix

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 the adjoining Eden Rooftop Bar.

2 E. Jefferson St., Phoenix

Hilton Phoenix Resort at the Peak

The River Ranch at Hilton Phoenix Resort at the Peak offers four acres of cascading waterfalls, secluded waterways, three swimming pools, and a lazy river for tubing.

7677 N. 16th St., Phoenix

Arizona Grand Resort & Spa

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.

8000 Arizona Grand Parkway, Phoenix

JW Marriott at Desert Ridge

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.

5350 E. Marriott Dr., Phoenix


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Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Bungalows

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. 

6114 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale


Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia

Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia offers pools three ways: the Kasbah Pool 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.

4949 E. Lincoln Dr., Scottsdale


The Phoenician

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.

6000 E. Camelback Road, Scottsdale


Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch

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.

7500 E. Doubletree Ranch Road, Scottsdale


JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa

Soak up the sun and views of nearby Camelback Mountain while lounging around the pool at the Camelback Inn.

5402 E. Lincoln Dr., Scottsdale


Hotel Valley Ho

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.

6850 E. Main St., Scottsdale


The Boulders

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.

34631 N. Tom Darlington Dr., Scottsdale


W Scottsdale

Relax on a daybed on the WET Deck at W Scottsdale and then get ready to swerve to the latest hits and splurge on Vegas-style bottle service into the late night. Day or night, The WET Deck pool at W Scottsdale pulses with energy. The stylish W Scottsdale is a pet-friendly hotel with rooms and suites that offer the perfect blend of luxury and comfort. Here you’ll always be mixed in with the action.

7277 E. Camelback Road., Scottsdale


Fairmont Scottsdale Princess

The Fairmont Scottsdale Princess provides a variety of pool day options with two 200-foot long water slides, Sunset Beach and its white sand beach and giant splash pad, and the adults-only Sonoran Landing. 

7575 E. Princess Dr., Scottsdale


Westin Kierland

Stimulate your senses with a retreat at The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa. Lounge in the shade of private cabanas or bring the whole family to the resort's Adventure Water Park. The water park offers the iconic Kierland FlowRider flow-board simulator for surfing in the desert, a lazy river, and a 110-foot-long waterslide. Whether you prefer to relax in shaded luxury or enjoy your very own Tommy Bahama Relaxation Reef private "island," the Westin Kierland has it all. 

6902 E Greenway Pkwy, Scottsdale


Paradise Valley

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Paradise Valley Resort Pools


Mountain Shadows

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).

5445 E. Lincoln Dr., Paradise Valley

Sanctuary on Camelback Mountain

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.

5700 E. McDonald Dr., Paradise Valley

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CIVANA Wellness Resort & Spa

CIVANA Wellness Resort & Spa, 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.

37220 Mule Train Road, Carefree


Phoenix Marriott Tempe at the Buttes

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.

2000 W. Westcourt Way, Tempe

The Wigwam

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.

300 E. Wigwam Blvd., Litchfield Park