Best Hotels in the Caribbean for Swimming Pools

Big Pools, Beautiful Pools, Lots of Pools

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A relaxing day at the pool — it can be the perfect way to start or end your getaway to the Caribbean. The hotel's pool is definitely an amenity to take advantage of. It's a convenient option when you want to sunbathe by the water, or take a refreshing dip.

All of the hotels listed on this page have one or more swimming pools. They have been chosen as some of the most refreshing swimming spots in the region with many factors in mind, including pool size, number of pools, and other poolside features. To see more about these top ranked hotels for swimming, just click on any one of them to view detailed articles and important information about various aspects of the property.

Best Properties in The Caribbean for Swimming Pools
Property Location Number of Pools Primary Pool Size Whirpool Poolside Bar
Occidental Grand Xcaret 4.8 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico 5 Large check check
Moon Palace Golf Resort - All Inclusive 10.3 mi. North-Northeast of Puerto Morelos, Mexico 8 Large check check
Couples Sans Souci Ocho Rios, Jamaica 4 Large check check
Kantenah Palladium Grand Resort and Spa 3.7 mi. Northeast of Akumal, Mexico 7 Large check check
Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe 3.7 mi. East-Southeast of Friusa, Hispaniola 4 Large check check
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana 3.9 mi. Northwest of Friusa, Hispaniola 15 Large check check
JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa 7.9 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico 4 Large check check
Ocean Coral & Turquesa Beach Resort 2.7 mi. North of Puerto Morelos, Mexico 4 Large check
Grand Riviera Princess 3.2 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico 13 Large check
Riu Palace Punta Cana 2.6 mi. North of Friusa, Hispaniola 3 Large check check
Sandals Whitehouse Crab Pond Bay, Jamaica 6 Large check check
Coconut Bay Beach Resort & Spa 1.2 mi. Northeast of Vieux Fort, Saint Lucia 6 Large check check
Iberostar Quetzal 2.8 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen, Mexico 4 Large check check
Secrets St James Montego Bay 1.9 mi. South West of Montego Bay, Jamaica 5 Large check check
Grand Sunset Princess 3.2 mi. Northeast of Playa del Carmen, Mexico 13 Large check
Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay All Inclusive 1.9 mi. South West of Montego Bay, Jamaica 5 Large check check
Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun 2.3 mi. North of Puerto Morelos, Mexico 4 Large check check
Iberostar Paraiso Maya 8.4 mi. South West of Puerto Morelos, Mexico 11 Large check
Bavaro Princess All Suites Resort Spa And Casino 1.1 mi. Northeast of Friusa, Hispaniola 4 Large check check
Excellence Riviera Cancun Luxury Adults Only All-inclusive 2.1 mi. North-Northeast of Puerto Morelos, Mexico 6 Large check check
Atlantis Beach Tower 0.2 mi. North of Paradise Island, New Providence 11 Large check
ClubHotel Riu Bachata 6.3 mi. West-Northwest of Puerto Plata, the Dominican Republic 3 Large check check
Azul Beach by Karisma 4.4 mi. North-Northeast of Puerto Morelos, Mexico 5 Large check check
Sandals Negril 4.4 mi. North of Negril, Jamaica 4 Large check check
Omni Cancun Hotel & Villas 8.3 mi. Southeast of Cancun, Mexico 4 Large check check

Our top ranking property, Occidental Grand Xcaret, finds itself located in the Riviera Maya directly on the beach. This gives guests access not only to the swimming pool but the ocean too. We have given this resort a rating of 4.5 stars. It's also good to know that they feature all-inclusive options. If you get hungry there is no need to go out every night for a delectable meal when you spend time at this resort, since it happens to be remarkably appraised with regards to their on-site dining options.

Occidental Grand Xcaret has 5 swimming pools, which is a large number by many standards. This many swimming pools, means that tourists are able to hang out at a new swimming pool setting for almost each day of their holiday. The premier swimming pool is recognized for its refined design, which has travelers amazed while they enjoy their time near the water. It's also quite large, and features impeccable landscaping. There is also a soothing whirlpool to sneak away to, giving a warmer, more carefree environment for adults to hang out.

Plus, the pool boasts a smattering of facilities that provide the opportunity for guests to plan an entire day at the pool. When you get parched, simply head over to the poolside bar, which has a selection of alcoholic beverages on top of those of the non-alcoholic variety.

While you are flitting about in the swimming pool and need something to quench your thirst, there isn't any reason to bother leaving the water. Everyone can appreciate the bonus of their swim up bar, which gives you the chance to make your way over to the attendant, place an order for a beverage, and paddle away, beverage in hand.

Each hotel in the Caribbean has its own style and set of creature comforts; if you're curious about a hotel's dining, activities, or even decor, you're just a click away from learning more.

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