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3 Luxury Hotels with Gorgeous Sip and Swim Rooftops

by Aoife O'Riordan

Jul 24, 2023

© O2 Beach Club & Spa

Destinations / Caribbean

When it comes to summer, there are fewer things in life better than a cocktail and small bite accompanied by a sunset view from a rooftop pool. With many hotels and resorts jumping on the rooftop trend, these three luxury properties take sipping and swimming to the next level.

© Octant Hotels

Octant Ponta Delgada, Portugal

Situated in the heart of the city, at this upscale hotel, guests can enjoy access to a 24/7 pool with panoramic views of the island. This pool sits on the seventh floor and is at room temperature. Even more? The rooftop is home to Whale Watching Bar, where guests can indulge in a variety of drinks and light meals with views of the ocean. In addition to delicious cocktails, gins and wines, lounge chairs await guests wanting to soak up the Portuguese sun.

© The Charleston Place

The Charleston Place, South Carolina, United States

The Charleston Place’s crown jewel can be found at the top, at its rooftop saltwater pool overlooking the city. A retractable glass room, lush greenery and a Jacuzzi further elevate this space. For the ultimate sip and swim experience, guests can pop over to the Pool Bar just steps from the pool for even more city views, as well as cocktails, wine, beer, bubbles and a bar menu of shareables and light plates.

© O2 Beach Club & Spa

O2 Beach Club & Spa, Barbados

With one of the only rooftop pools in Barbados, O2 Beach Club & Spa goes above and beyond with its pool and neighboring restaurant Brisa. Guests can indulge in refreshing cocktails and tasty Spanish tapas as they swim. Highlight drinks include the O2 Coco and signature Rum Punch.


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