What could be more posh than a suite at a luxury hotel with swim-up access? More and more luxury properties are offering this amazing feature, and we’ve picked some of the best around the world to inspire you when booking your next trip. Whether you are at home or abroad, you're sure to enjoy waking up in the morning and stepping straight into the swimming pool. A couple of these even include room service delivery right via the pool to your room. We’ve included resorts in popular vacation destinations such as Thailand, Mexico, Cyprus, Spain, Turkey, Indonesia, Jamaica, France and much more.
© Access Resort
Access Resort & Villas is an upscale 139-room resort near Karon Beach in the popular beach destination of Phuket, Thailand. The hotel offers swim-up access to five outdoor pools in most of the rooms. Those rooms that don't have swim-up access have private plunge pools. As an additional touch of luxury, room service orders are often delivered by boat. Other hotel amenities include an arcade and game room, a poolside restaurant that offers cooking classes, and a spa with Thai and hot stone massages, wraps, and body scrubs on the spa menu. Bustling Karon Beach is a 15-minute walk away, but the hotel also has a shuttle service if you aren’t up for walking.
459/2 Patak Rd., Karon Beach, Amphoe Muang, Phuket 83100, Thailand, Phone: +66-76-39-84-89
2.Azul Beach Hotel
© Azul Beach Hotel
Azul Beach Hotel is a 97-room luxury all-inclusive resort in Cancun that feels more like an upscale residential community than it does a hotel. The accommodations consist of seaside cabanas with thatched roofs and spacious rooms with island-inspired decor and luxury touches at every turn such as private patios and balconies and swim-up access in some rooms. The hotel is family friendly with a daily kids’ club with games and toys for the kiddos and kid-friendly options on offer at the resorts four on-site restaurants. As an additional bonus for tequila lovers, the hotel has a lounge completely dedicated to the spirit.
Carretera Cancún – Puerto Morelos, Km 27.5 Bahía Petempich, Cancún, Quintana Roo, México C.P. 77580, Phone: 866-527-4762
© Calabash Cove
Calabash Cove Resort and Spa is a four-pearl resort property with direct access to Bonaire Bay in Saint Lucia. The resort has 26 rooms divided into three room types, all of which offer snazzy, modern decor and luxury features like swim-up pool access. Junior suites feature sea or pool-view balconies or terraces. Cottages add living rooms, outdoor showers, and plunge pools. Common area amenities include a library with board games and books available to lend, an elegant restaurant, a spa, and a gorgeous infinity pool. There’s not much else in the surrounding area, so guests typically spend most of their time at the resort enjoying the amenities and the striking stretch of beach just out front.
Bonaire Estate, Marisule, Gros Islet, Saint Lucia, Phone: 800-917-2683
© Chedi Club
Chedi Club is a five-pearl boutique resort located on 13 acres in the green hills of Ubud, Indonesia. The resort has 20 standalone villas set amongst gardens and rice fields. The rooms each have a private butler, and many have their own pool. They are designed with beautiful, Balinese-inspired decor and art and have luxurious features like indoor/outdoor bathrooms with rainfall showers and deep tubs that are perfect for soaking. The property has a number of amenities and activities available, such as an outdoor infinity pool with bar, a fitness center that offers yoga classes, a full-service spa, and free car service into town.
Jl. Raya Goa Gajah, Kemenuh, Ubud, Gianyar, Bali 80571, Indonesia, Phone: +62-3-61-97-56-85
5.Cornelia De Luxe Resort
© Cornelia De Luxe Resort
Cornelia De Luxe Resort is an upscale resort on the beachfront in Antalya, Turkey. The resort is set on a long, sandy beach and in convenient proximity to several golf courses. The property is family friendly and offers an enviable all-inclusive package. There is entertainment on offer each evening with something to appeal to guests of all ages. The resort has a kids’ club and large pools both indoors and outdoors and a small water park that appeals to families. There are romantic suites with private access to the swimming pool that are perfect for couples looking for a special getaway.
Ileribasi Mevkii, Belek, Antalya, 07506, Turkey, Phone: +90-24-27-10-15-00
6.El Dorado Royale
© El Dorado Royale
El Dorado Royale is a massive adults-only, all-inclusive resort that is situated on the beachfront in Cancun. The hotel has an impressive array of amenities, which include 13 gorgeous swimming pools including one saltwater pool and several swim-up bars. A number of fitness and adventure activities are offered daily, such as yoga classes, tennis, biking, kayaking, and a gym. The rooms are no less impressive with walk-in showers, hot tubs, balconies, and swim-up terraces in some rooms. The resort can be a bit too large for some guests and it requires golf carts to get around. However, this only means that there is more room for the amenities on offer.
KM 45, Carretera Cancún - Tulum, Riviera Maya, Q. Roo. C.P. 77710, México, Phone: 844-887-9488
7.Excellence Playa Mujeres
© Excellence Playa Mujeres
Excellence Playa Mujeres is a 450-room luxury adults-only, all-inclusive resort set in a private resort community near Cancun, Mexico. The resorts rooms are spacious and have roomy whirlpool tubs. All of the rooms have private balconies, some with ocean views. Some of the higher end rooms have private plunge pools or swim-up access. The hotel is set on a peaceful white-sand beach that offers views of Isla Mujeres and the gorgeous sunrise. As if the beach wasn’t enough, the hotel also has a full-service spa with hydrotherapy pool saunas and steam rooms, nine upscale restaurants, and a spacious fitness center.
Prolongación Bonampak, S/N, Punta Sam, Lote Terrenos 001 MZ. 001 Sm. 003, Zona Continental de Isla Mujeres, 77400 Quintana Roo, México, Phone: 866-540-2585
© Excellence Riviera
Another great property from the Excellence brand, this 440-room adult-only, all-inclusive resort sits on a white sand beach near Puerto Morelos. It certainly lives up to the brand’s reputation, with a number of attractive features and comfortable, well-appointed rooms. The rooms are large and feature luxury features like private balconies, marble bathrooms, and swim-up access in some rooms. The property has 10 restaurants, none of which require reservations, and the food is especially good considering it is an all-inclusive. The large fitness center has modern equipment and a jogging trail for those who like to keep active during their trip.
Carretera Federal 307, Chetumal – Puerto Juárez, Manzana 7, Lote 1, S.M. 11, Benito Juárez, Puerto Morelos, 77580 Quintana Roo, Mexico, Phone: 866-540-2585
9.Holiday Village Aliathon
© Holiday Village Aliathon
Holiday Village Aliathon is a sprawling, family-friendly resort village in the seaside town of Paphos, Cyprus. The beach is about 15 minutes away and the nearest town is even farther, which lends the resort to a retreat-style vacation for those who’d rather relax and take advantage of the hotel’s features than spend a lot of time out and about. The hotel has a long list of amenities, including numerous indoor and outdoor pools, a fun water park, and plenty of kid and teen activities. The all-inclusive package includes dining at a range of on-site restaurants and bars. The rooms themselves are a bit boring but have nice features like kitchenettes, terraces, and private splash pools in select rooms.
Theas Afroditis Avenuee, 8063, Paphos, Cyprus, Phone: +3-57-26-96-44-00
10.Holiday Village Majorca
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Holiday Village Majorca is a four-pearl hotel that was newly renovated about 5 years ago. The renovations show in both the beautifully landscaped grounds and nicely decorated rooms. Options for accommodations include special duplex suites that come with private rooftop whirlpools. Amenities at the property include a number of restaurants on site, activities for kids, and the posh Boomer Spa, which has a Turkish bath and luxurious scented showers. The secluded hotel is a 20-minute walk from the beach and town, but the amenities mean that you won’t need to leave at all if you don’t want to.
Ctra. Son Servera, Porto Cristo, Cala Millor 07560, Spain, Phone: +3-49-71-58-76-62
© Hyatt Zilara
If you are looking for a hacienda-style resort with luxurious features in Cancun’s Hotel Zone, check out this 307-room property located directly on the beach. The property is adult-only, making it a great option for a romantic retreat. The rooms are colonial style and have nice features like spacious balconies, whirlpool tubs, and swim-up access in some rooms. Amenities include a large infinity pool in view of the beach, cabana beds on the beach, six restaurants and a 24-hour lounge that serves snacks, and a beautiful fitness center and spa with hydrotherapy circuit.
Blvd. Kukulcan KM 11.5, HZ, Zona Hotelera, Cancun, Mexico, 77500, Phone: +52-99-88-81-56-00
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Hyatt Ziva is a group of hotels from the world-renowned Hyatt brand with resorts in Jamaica, Cancun, Los Cabos, and Puerto Vallarta. The beachfront resorts offer a fun-filled vacation experience for visitors of all ages. The resorts boast a variety of exciting culinary experiences and cultural delights, and many offer the option for rooms with swim-up access. All of the resorts feature exciting all-inclusive packages that include international buffet and a la carte dining at various restaurants, unlimited top-shelf alcohol, live entertainment, and a number of exciting activities and amenities at each individual property.
13.JW Marriott Khao Lak Resort & Spa
© JW Marriott Khao Lak Resort & Spa
JW Marriott Khao Lak Resort and Spa, located on a beautiful stretch of Khuk Khak beach, is one of the most luxurious spa resorts in Phang Nga, Thailand. The hotel provides access to some of the country’s most stunning areas. After you spend the day exploring the natural surroundings and playing on the beach, you can relax in your luxury guest room or suite. The rooms have features like private balconies, luxurious bedding, and marble bathrooms. The property has a gorgeous lagoon-style pool, a well-outfitted fitness center, and a luxurious spa that offers a wide range of services. Dining options range from sushi to traditional Thai and more.
41/12 Moo 3, Khuk Khak Beach, Khao Lak, Phang Nga Province 82190, Thailand, Phone: +66-76-58-48-88
14.Melia Bali Indonesia
© Melia Bali Indonesia
The quiet coastal area of Nusa Dua, Indonesia, is a dreamy place for a vacation, and the Melia Bali Indonesia completes the experience. The resort features beautiful rooms and suites with modern furnishings and outdoor spaces in each room, some with swim-up access. The resort has optional all-inclusive fees with entertainment, food, and drinks all included. The dining options include a number of bars and restaurants that offer a range of international cuisine. The resort is family friendly and features a kids’ club, but guests without kids will be perfectly happy as the large property has plenty of room for all types of guests to coexist.
Kawasan Wisata BTDC Lot N1, Nusa Dua 80363, Indonesia, Phone: 0-80-82-34-19-53
15.Mida De Sea
© Mida De Sea
Mida De Sea is an elegant beach resort in a quiet neighborhood between Hua Hin and Cha Am, Thailand. The resort features 115 rooms, all of which either have pool access or ocean views. The rooms are modern and stylish with modern bathrooms, kitchenettes, and nice decor. The resort property features two fine dining restaurants and a sprawling breakfast spread, which all include both Thai and western food options. There’s also a sauna and a sleek fitness center on site. The resort doesn’t set right on the beach, but you can get there in 5 minutes and the stunning pool is a good substitute.
1349 Soi Cha-am 53(Bo-Kia Road), Petchkasem, Cha-Am District Petchburi, 76120 Thailand, Phone: +66-32-77-19-76
16.Rolling Surf Resort
© Rolling Surf Resort
Rolling Surf Resort offers spacious apartment rentals in a fabulous beachfront location at Kings Beach, Caloundra, on the Sunshine Coast. Accommodation options include one, two, and three-bedroom apartments that are suitable for both families and couples. Each apartment is individually furnished with stylish decor and features full kitchens, laundry facilities, and in-room spa baths. Select apartments offer direct pool entry from the balcony gate. The property has direct access to the beach and a long list of amenities that guests can take advantage of, including a swimming pool with a wading area for kids, a fitness center, a children’s playground, and a BBQ entertainment area.
10 Levuka Avenue, Kings Beach QLD 4551, Australia, Phone: 8-00-77-55-59
© Rosewood Mayakoba
Rosewood Mayakoba is a peaceful resort set on a mile-long stretch of beach in Playa Del Carmen’s resort community. Accommodations at the resort take the form of spacious suites that each have plunge pools and modern amenities like DVD players and iPod docks. The property has several swimming pools, inclusive of a beautiful infinity pool as well as a Greg Norman-designed golf course and many on-site activities like horseback riding. The property has many family-friendly amenities but most of the guests are couples who come for its peaceful and serene atmosphere, elegant restaurants, and spa. For an extra-special stay, book an overwater lagoon suite that features swim-up access.
Ctra. Federal Cancun, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico, Phone: +52-98-48-75-80-00
18.Sandals La Source
© Sandals La Source
The Sandals La Source Grenada is an innovative resort on the exclusive Pink Gin Beach. The resort offers many unique features such as private plunge pools, meandering river pools, waterfalls throughout the property, and magnificent Skypool Suites. The real highlight of Sandals La Source are the activities. Everything is included in this true all-inclusive, including unlimited scuba diving. Guests will also find yoga classes, sailing, snorkeling, tennis, and additional land and water activities. After all that activity you will certainly want to unwind and relax; the Red Lane Spa is the perfect retreat with a range of relaxing spa treatments available.
Pink Gin Beach, St George's, Grenada, Phone: 473-437-8000
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19.Secrets Maroma Beach
© Secrets Maroma Beach
Secrets Maroma Beach is a 412-room beach resort on the Riviera Maya near Cancun. The resort is an adults-only, romantic, retreat-like property that is popular among honeymooners and other couples looking for romance. The resort has a number of high-quality dining options included in the all-inclusive, and for an additional fee you can book a romantic dinner for two on the beach. There’s also unlimited liquor and beer, including top-shelf brands, which are served in the resort’s six lounges and bars. The rooms are spacious, nicely decorated, and include private balconies. For an extra memorable stay, book a ground floor suite as they offer swim-up access.
Carretera Federal Cancun - Puerto Juarez, Km 306.5 S/N Punta Maroma, Playa Maroma, Playa del Carmen CP 77710, Mexico, Phone: 866-467-3273
20.Secrets Royal Beach
© Secrets Royal Beach
Secrets Royal Beach is an adults-only all-inclusive resort that caters mostly to couples and honeymooners but is more of a party destination than a romantic retreat. The resort offers nightly entertainment and numerous bars on the property, which keeps the party going all night long. Even though the party scene is a highlight, if you are really after a romantic retreat, you can find it in the adult-only restaurants, relaxing spa with a sexy swimming pool, lazy river, and posh rooms. The rooms have Jacuzzi tubs, balconies or terraces, marble bathrooms iPod docks, and other nice features that encourage romance.
Av Alemania S/N, El Cortecito, Bavaro Beach, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, Phone: 809-221-4646
21.Secrets Wild Orchid
© Secrets Wild Orchid
The Secrets Wild Orchid is a sprawling adult-only, all-inclusive in Montego Bay. It is one of the more posh resorts in this part of Jamaica and accordingly has a long list of luxury amenities, activities, and features. Each night, the resort hosts theme parties and entertainment events. There’s also a large spa with a salon, hot and cold pools, and long list of treatment options. There is a long list of activities available to adult guests, including dance classes, bicycle tours, non-motorized watersports, and much more. The rooms are large and all feature private balconies and free mini-bars.
Lot A59 Freeport, Montego Bay, Jamaica, Phone: 876-953-6600
22.Sensatori Resort Crete
© Sensatori Resort Crete
Sensatori Resort is one of the best options for a resort vacation in Crete. The resort has a long list of amenities that will have you swooning and dreaming of returning long after your trip is finished. The resort has a beautiful outdoor pool complex with four swimming pools. There’s also an indoor swimming pool, fitness center, and spa. The resort has several dining options, including the main buffet restaurant and multiple a la carte options. The resort is quite family friendly, with a kids’ club, activities for children, a playground, and a treehouse, giving mom and dad plenty of time to enjoy the resort while the kids are occupied.
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23.Sensimar Adriatic Beach
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Sensimar Adriatic Beach Resort is one of the best resort options along the Croatian coast. The hotel offers understated elegance and posh amenities and furnishings. The 266-room resort has several room options, including both standard rooms and suites with swim-up access. Most of the rooms have views of the sea. The resort has a large number of activities, including fitness classes, an exercise facility, board games, Croatian lessons, and a relaxing spa. Excursion packages are also available and include tours of the countryside and adventurous activities such as hiking, snorkeling, and sailing. After all of that activity, you will have certainly worked up an appetite. The resort has several restaurants, bars, and snack bars, which offer delicious options across a variety of cuisines.
Porat 136, 21329 Igrane, Zivogosce, Makarska, Croatia, Phone: +38-50-21-68-14-00
24.Sensimar Seaside Suites
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Sensimar Seaside Suites is an adults-only, all-inclusive resort tucked away on a sandy beach halfway between Playa del Carmen and the Tulum Mayan ruins. The resort has 282 roomy suites with spacious Jacuzzi tubs and private terraces or balconies. There are three swimming pools and a lazy river that offers swim-up access to some suites. The resort is somewhat secluded and far from entertainment, shopping, and nightlife, but offers plenty of activities so you are unlikely to get bored. There are twelve bars and restaurants, a fabulous spa, outdoor yoga classes, tennis courts. and scuba lessons, among other activities.
Km 95 Carretera Cancun-Tulum, Puerto Aventuras, Riviera Maya, Mexico, Phone: +52-98-48-75-19-10
25.The Sea-Cret Garden Hua Hin
© The Sea-Cret Garden Hua Hin
The Sea-Cret Garden Hua His is an upper-mid-range resort with a unique, whimsical style that resembles a theme park or Valentine’s Day decor. The resort is decked out in pink with more pink decor in the lobby and restaurant and pink lounge chairs and umbrellas by the pool. The resort has 42 large, modern rooms, some of which have swim-up access and private patios. The resort is only 2 minutes from the beach but there’s not much else in the immediate area. The cutesy, pink decor may not appeal to every visitor but for those who do stay, it is sure to make for a memorable experience.
497 3, Soi Mu Ban Ban Khim, Hin Lek Fai, Hua Hin District, Prachuap Khiri Khan 77110, Thailand, Phone: +66-09-70-09-68-37
25 Best Hotel Swim-Up Suites
- Access Resort, Photo: Access Resort
- Azul Beach Hotel, Photo: Azul Beach Hotel
- Calabash Cove, Photo: Calabash Cove
- Chedi Club, Photo: Chedi Club
- Cornelia De Luxe Resort, Photo: Cornelia De Luxe Resort
- El Dorado Royale, Photo: El Dorado Royale
- Excellence Playa Mujeres, Photo: Excellence Playa Mujeres
- Excellence Riviera, Photo: Excellence Riviera
- Holiday Village Aliathon, Photo: Holiday Village Aliathon
- Holiday Village Majorca, Photo: Courtesy of Konstantin Yolshin - Fotolia.com
- Hyatt Zilara, Photo: Hyatt Zilara
- Hyatt Ziva, Photo: Courtesy of Iulia - Fotolia.com
- JW Marriott Khao Lak Resort & Spa, Photo: JW Marriott Khao Lak Resort & Spa
- Melia Bali Indonesia, Photo: Melia Bali Indonesia
- Mida De Sea, Photo: Mida De Sea
- Rolling Surf Resort, Photo: Rolling Surf Resort
- Rosewood Mayakoba, Photo: Rosewood Mayakoba
- Sandals La Source, Photo: Sandals La Source
- Secrets Maroma Beach, Photo: Secrets Maroma Beach
- Secrets Royal Beach, Photo: Secrets Royal Beach
- Secrets Wild Orchid, Photo: Secrets Wild Orchid
- Sensatori Resort Crete, Photo: Sensatori Resort Crete
- Sensimar Adriatic Beach, Photo: Courtesy of Dasha Petrenko - Fotolia.com
- Sensimar Seaside Suites, Photo: Courtesy of fotokretin26 - Fotolia.com
- The Sea-Cret Garden Hua Hin, Photo: The Sea-Cret Garden Hua Hin
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