Pool season in Las Vegas is upon us. And it’s a beautiful time for a trip filled with sunshine, bikinis, DJs, and lots of poolside drinks.
Summer in Vegas simply means pool parties. Considered the best of the best for a reason − you won’t be able to find places to party like these anywhere else. Vegas has every kind of pool scene imaginable, with enough choices to splash around and explore.
For your next adventure, we’ve provided a list to help you decide where to stay cool by the pool:
If you’re looking for a party, then you’re bound to have the time of your life here. This place is a staple among the pool-party scene. But if, by some rare chance, you get bored, don’t worry, there’s always gambling − inside the beach club, that is. For a fun evening vibe, dip your toes into the XS Nightswim party every Sunday night.
Pool scene: Totally off the deep end
The venue might be small in comparison to the mega-pools, but the party sure isn’t. Labeled as one of the top party pools in Las Vegas, TAO is great if you’re looking for a real party atmosphere in an intimate setting..
Pool scene: Major waves
The Hard Rock Hotel’s signature backyard pool party, complete with palms trees, sand and bungalows – enough said.
Pool scene: Just shy of a tsunami
For the most part, this pool is on the lower end of the party spectrum, unless you visit on a Friday for “Ditch Fridays.” The lounge chairs are first come, first served and don’t cost an arm and a leg.
Pool scene: Calm and chill
What differentiates Marquee from other dayclubs is not its atmosphere, as it’s on par with the best of them. It’s the bungalow lofts and glass dome. At The Cosmopolitan, you can rent a three-story, 1,000-square-foot bungalow with a deck attached to the Marquee Dayclub.
Ever been to Las Vegas in the summer and the weather wasn’t what you expected it to be? Well, Marquee has you covered with its glass dome that encompasses the entire pool; perfect for days like that.
Pool scene: Freestyle
Don’t let Drai’s Beach Club fool you. It may be new to the scene, but it brings a tough game with it. Seated on the rooftop of The Cromwell, it overlooks the center of the Strip, giving it bragging rights that few other clubs can compete with.
Pool scene: Definitely makes a splash
Moorea Beach Club
This isn’t your typical Vegas pool club scene. While the venue allows women go topless, it does so in a “sensible fashion.” Most will agree that the venue offers a comfortable atmosphere with a relaxed party vibe. The crowd tends to be quite diverse in age. If you want a pool with a party vibe, but don’t want to feel overwhelmed by the atmosphere, this is your place.
Pool scene: Raft-ready relaxation
This is the pool to go to if you’re looking to see some of the best DJs in the world perform. It’s here where you can expect to see performances from Calvin Harris, Tiesto, Steve Aoki and many more. This 54,000-square-foot venue comes complete with 6,000 square feet of pool space, along with six private dipping pools − all filled with saltwater.
Pool scene: Full cannonball
Downtown Las Vegas’ most exotic pool experience, The Tank features a 200,000-gallon-shark tank aquarium, three-story complex, and 17 private cabanas. Enjoy the one-of-a-kind waterslide.
Pool scene: Feel like you’re entering unchartered waters
Hang 10, or just hang out! Surf the Strip with the FlowRider Wave-in-a-Box Double will have professional wave riders and beginners alike showing off their skills in a safe, but completely exhilarating environment.
Pool scene: Always high tide
For a true Vegas-only experience, play a few hands at one of Tropicana’s swim-up pool blackjack tables. Or just lay by the pool and enjoy the It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere reverse happy hour drink specials.
Pool scene: Smooth flowing currents