Posh Pools to While Away the Day or Longer

or those craving a relaxing afternoon in posh surroundings, several of Fort Lauderdale Beach's luxury resorts and haute hotels have opened their pools to the public by offering all-inclusive Resort Passes and Club Membership Opportunities. For those craving a hip place to take a dip or just a place to get away from it all, here are our top oceanside picks sun in style.

atlantic hotel poolThe Atlantic Hotel and Spa

601 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd
Experience a luxurious and exhilarating "daycation" at the Atlantic Hotel & Spa, Fort Lauderdale's idyllic oceanfront escape. The stylish boutique hotel features the finest pool, spa, and beach amenities for a day of total relaxation and bliss. Soak up the Florida rays while sipping a refreshing cocktail and cool off with a dip in the sparkling pool. Prices start at $50 pp ( $15 child) for a Day Pass which will allow you to bask poolside from 11am - 7pm and includes complimentary valet and wifi. View terms and conditions and make a reservation on www.ResortPass.com

hilton fort lauderdale poolHilton Fort Lauderdale Beach

505 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd
Life is better by the pool at Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, an oceanfront property with endless amenities. You’re guaranteed to relax in the large outdoor ocean-view swimming pool and hot tub, surrounded by a wrap-around sun deck. Really make your stay a breeze by ordering poolside food and drink service (10% off ), or book a cabana for the ultimate luxury experience. Come early for Beach Yoga at 8am, which is included in the $50 pp charge, or upgrade to a Cabana for 4 and while away the day from sunrise to sunset. View terms and conditions and make a reservation on www.ResortPass.com

The Ritz Carlton, Fort Lauderdale

1 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Boulevard
Relax in luxury with the DayBed experience poolside at The Ritz Carlton, Fort Lauderdale, where the seaside charm of Fort Lauderdale is captured in the  personalized attention at this beachfront resort. The Poolside Daybed Experience includes One Daybed for two guests, One Bottle of Champagne, a Fruit Platter and Water & Non-Alcoholic Beverages. Prices start at $124 + tax and available daily from 10 am until sunset.  A limited number of packages are available daily. To book your experience and view terms and conditions, visit Eventbrite.

w fort lauderdale poolW Fort Lauderdale

Arrive on the scene at W Fort Lauderdale's WET Deck pool bar and sip on frozen drinks and creative cocktails or bite into mouth-watering cuisine. Relax on a plush lounger, take advantage of bottle service and bask in the warm Fort Lauderdale sunshine before cooling off in the infinity pool. WET Deck Day Passes start at $20 per person for access or $150 for up to 3 guests in a Day Bed. Bottle service and Bites Menu available. To view details and purchase your pass, visit Eventbrite.com

westin poolWestin Fort Lauderdale Beach

321 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd
Spend a day of luxury, leisure, and fun in the sun at the incredible Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort. Enjoy the sparkling pool with breathtaking ocean views and the tranquil Heavenly Spa by Westin™. Day passes start at $35 to access their oceanview heated infinity pool with options to upgrade your day to include Spa Treatments ($119), Day Rooms ($149) or a special Couples package ($249) complete with all amenities plus a  Couple's Massage or Two 50-Minute Spa Treatments and a Guest Room for 4 hours before or after treatments (10am – 6pm). View terms and conditions and make a reservation on www.resortpass.com.

Annual Resort Memberships

The Club at Marriott Harbor Beach

The private membership Club at Harbor Beach Marriott Resort & Spa in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is a special place for reflection and entertainment -- offering unmatched service and personal attention. Make our 1/4-mile private beach and lagoon pool your year-'round playground. Play tennis, make a splash with water sports, shoot some hoops, or just relax in the sun. Enjoy member discounts at our award-winning restaurants, The Spa, imaginative retail shops, and outstanding catering department. Mingle with friends old and new at fun-filled member events. For more information and to book a tour, visit  www.theclubatharborbeach.com

Lago Mar Beach Resort & Club

Owned by the Banks family since the 1950’s, Lago Mar it is far and away the most family-friendly private clubs in Fort Lauderdale. You’re truly in your own world here thanks to all of the outdoor activities (tennis, mini-golf, pools and shuffleboard) paired with the property’s prime oceanfront location. Located in a quiet and classic Fort Lauderdale neighborhood, lined with low-rise waterfront apartments, Lago Mar's grounds are lush with palm trees, sea grapes, staghorn ferns and bougainvillea, creating a tropical island vibe, complimented by huts with thatch palm roofs under which you can relax in the shade. For more information on Club Membership, call  954.523.6511