NYC Pool Passes + Beach Resorts with The Best Vibes

June 29, 2023

With the summer heating up, finding somewhere to cool off with the right vibe can be a daunting task. We had a blast scouting the best options to lounge water-side with a drink in hand so you can soak up the sunshine in style, without a hotel reservation getting in the way. Contact your LIV team if you see something that inspires you, or if you need help planning a trip to a beach, lake, or pool!

QC NY Spa on Governors Island, NY

Address: Governors Island, 112 Andes Rd, New York, NY 10004
Features: Lush gardens, saunas, steam rooms, outdoor pools, towels, sandals, bathrobe, and shower + skincare products.
Rates: Weekdays at $98 and $118 on weekends 21+
Hours: Sunday – Thursday 10 AM – 10 PM / Friday – Saturday 10 AM – 11 PM

Located just a quick ferry ride from downtown Manhattan, QC NY Spa recently opened its doors on Governors Island. This destination day spa transports you into an enchanting oasis featuring over twenty wellness spa experiences and an outdoor pool. Before taking a dip in the pool, you can pamper yourself in one of their multiple steam rooms, saunas, relaxation areas, outdoor gardens, and water therapies – each individually designed to relax the body and the soul.

Images courtesy of QC NY Spa

Rockaway Hotel at Rockaway Beach, NY

Address: 108-10 Rockaway Beach Drive, New York
Features: Cabana rentals include a designated poolside server, towel service, and complimentary water.
Hours + Rates: Pool Day Passes at $100 / 8 AM – 12 PM or 1 PM – 5 PM
Poolside Cabanas: Monday – Thursday at $1,000 / Friday – Sunday at $1,500
Cabana Hours: 10 AM – 6 PM

Spend your beach day at the Rockaway Hotel + Spa. Not only does this pool offer upbeat music and a vibrant social scene, it also features private cabanas that provide intimate seating options for guests. Lounge poolside while your designated server ensures that your stomach is full and your drinks are flowing all day long – plus send your kids to Rockaway Hotel + Spa’s first-ever kids day camp, Little Rocks! Little Rocks give the next generation a chance to express themselves with daily activities focused on arts, movement, and community (July 11- 15 | July 25-29 | August 8-12).

Sound View Greenport in Greenport, NY

Address: 58775 County Rd 48, Greenport, NY 11944
Features: Poolside food and drinks service from Jack’s Shack. Complimentary Wifi + Valet parking. Private beach access, beachside food and drinks service from Low Tide Beach Bar, and beach chairs + umbrellas.
Rates: $100 per person, 18+
Hours: 10 AM – 5 PM

If you’re heading out east, Sound View Greenport is your next Long Island escape. Whether you prefer to tan in the sand or lay poolside under the sun, Sound View has it all. Make sure to book their exclusive “Settees” in collaboration with Iconic Modern, part of their first-ever hotel collaboration. The plush, summer chaises are positioned right along the shore, making it the perfect place to lounge all day.

Images courtesy of Sound View Greenport and @readmckendree

Manhattan Park Pool Club on Roosevelt Island, NY

Address: 36 River Rd, New York, NY 10044
Features: Views of the pool deck’s latest art installation, and poolside lounge chairs + umbrellas.
Rates: Non-Roosevelt Island residents: Weekdays at $55 per person / Weekends at $70 per person.
Hours: 9 AM – 7:45 PM on weekdays / 10 AM – 7:45 PM on weekends

In its 8th season, Manhattan Park’s Pool Club, located on Roosevelt Island, unveiled its 2022 art installation with a theme focusing on sustainability. Designed by Brooklyn artist, Hratch Arbach, the colorful artwork is named “A Letter From The Ocean” and spreads across the 8,000-square-foot pool deck, making it the most colorful summer scene.

The Summer Club in Long Island City, NY

Address: 8-08 Queens Plaza S, Queens, NY 11101
Features: Lounge chairs, towels, cabanas, bottle service, a la carte food + drinks.
Rates: $75 per person
Hours: 12 PM – 7 PM

If you are looking for an upbeat, Vegas-style pool day, The Summer Club is the place to be. Located in Long Island City on the 3rd Floor of the Ravel Hotel, this new rooftop pool club is hosting day parties and events all summer long. The Summer Club features stunning poolside cabanas, gorgeous views, live guest DJs, and elevated poolside dining options  – including bottle service, lobster rolls, and even a Chef Omakase selection.

Images courtesy of The Summer Club

Coda Beach Club in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Address: 160 N 12th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249
Features: Towel service, selection of food + drinks for purchase at the Pool Bar, complimentary wifi, and street parking available. Cabana reservations include a private, shaded cabana with sofa seating, a rotating menu of family-style plates + alcohol packages, and access to the B-level lounge/coworking space.
Rates: Non-Hotel Guest Single Daybed: $95 for Morning Swim 10 AM – 2 PM / $105 for Afternoon Swim 2:30 PM – 6:30 PM
All Day Pool Pass: $105 (No Reserved Seating)
Cabana (up to 8 guests): $1,000 Morning Swim 10 AM – 2 PM / $1,500 Afternoon Swim 2:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Hours: 10 AM – 6:30 PM

Located in Williamsburg and known to be the city’s largest, adults-only, outdoor pool, Coda Williamsburg is a boutique spot that lets you truly unwind from the city noise. Take advantage of the all-day pass amenities, rent a cabana, sip on craft cocktails and soak up the sun.

Image courtesy of Coda Williamsburg

The Beach at Dream Downtown in Meatpacking District, Manhattan

Address: 355 W 16th St, New York, NY 10011
Features: Poolside service of cocktails + light bites, lounge chairs, and sand on the rooftop!
Rates: Weekdays: $50 Pool Access Wristband Only / $80 Single Lounge Chair / $160 2 Lounge Chairs, Weekends: $150 Single Lounge Chair / $300 2 Lounge Chairs
Hours: 11 AM – 6 PM

Beaches are closer to Manhattan than you think! The Beach at Dream Downtown houses a 5,000-square-foot pool deck with 800 sqft of imported sand for you to sink your toes in. Complete with a glass-bottom looking into the hotel’s lobby, this heated pool and urban oasis is great for that ‘beach vibe’, without ever having to leave the city.

Images courtesy of The Beach at Dream Downtown

William Vale in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Address: 111 N 12th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249
Rates: Day Passes starting at $160 / Cabanas starting at $675 / Lounge Beds starting at $475 / Daybeds starting at $475 / Pergolas starting at $32
Hours: 8 AM – 8 PM

Soak up the Brooklyn sun at the longest outdoor hotel pool in the city. Floating above the green Vale Park level, the William Vale’s rooftop pool features private poolside cabanas and reclining daybeds. Connect with friends over Chef Andrew Carmellini’s crispy shrimp tacos or unwind with a book and an Aperol Spritz – it’s the best of summer either way.

The Beach Club at at Gurney’s Montauk Resort in Montauk, NY

Address: 290 Old Montauk Hwy, Montauk, NY 11954
Features: Private beach access, Beach chairs + umbrellas, and entrance to private performance
Rates: Daybeds and Lounge Sofa rentals start at $500, Daybed rental + food/beverage minimum spend: $1,500, Lounge sofa rental + food/beverage minimum spend (up to 10 guests): $2,500. For the most up-to-date day rate email
Hours: Beach Chairs + Daybeds: 8 AM – 6 PM

A Montauk staple! Start your summer off right with The Beach Club at Gurney’s Montauk. Enjoy access to a private beach and exclusive performances as a part of their ‘Sounds by The Sea’ Series. Make sure to treat yourself to poolside classics such as the Lobster Roll or their OG American Burger.

Image courtesy of Gurney’s Resorts

Sojo Spa Club in Edgewater, NJ

Address: 660 River Rd, Edgewater, NJ 07020
Features: Access to the outdoor heated pools, therapeutic baths, saunas, and towels
Rates: Day rates at $110 – $145
Hours: 9 AM – 7 PM

A short drive from New York City leads you to a relaxing experience at the Sojo Spa Club, complete with outdoor heated pools and saunas. Access to a co-working space is available while you’re in between dips at the pool or cooling off from the sauna. As you’re surrounded by skyline views of NYC, you just can’t help but feel zen.

Williamsburg Hotel in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Address: 96 Wythe Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11249
Features: Lounge chairs, day beds, cabanas, towel service, poolside service available with purchases from the pool bar, outdoor showers, complimentary wifi.
Rates: Non-Guest Day Pass: starting at $300 per person / Pool Lounge Chair (Sun – Thur): Starting at $150 per person / Pool Lounge Chair (Fri – Sat): Starting at $220 per person
Pool Cabana (Sun – Thur) Starting at $220 per person / Pool Cabana (Fri – Sat) Starting at $295 / Garden Cabana (Sun – Thurs): Starting at $220 / Garden Cabana (Fri – Sat): Starting at $295
Hours: 9 AM – 8 PM on weekdays / 9 AM – 7 PM on weekends

Kick-off pool season upon Brooklyn’s 5-Star luxurious Williamsburg Hotel Rooftop Pool. Relax in the outdoor heated pool and enjoy the poolside service with cocktails + bites from The Pool Bar. Before you leave, dine at The Williamsburg Restaurant and indulge in the dishes inspired by Brooklyn’s culture.

Image courtesy of Williamsburg Hotel

Saint Laurent Social Club in Asbury Park, NJ

Address: 408 7th Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ 00712
Features: Temperature-controlled saltwater pool, towels, food + drinks
Rates: $40 per person Friday – Sunday / $25 per person on Tuesday – Thursday / $20 per person on Monday (Industry Day)
Hours: 10 AM – 6 PM

Whether you are looking to enjoy a solo day or gather with friends by their saltwater pool, Swim at The Saint Laurent invites you to dive into summer. Nothing can get in the way of your leisure at this paradise spot – complete with snacks and drinks by Heirloom included with their poolside service.

Margaritaville Resort in Times Square, Manhattan

Address: 560 7th Ave, New York, NY 10018
Features: Lounge chairs, Daybeds, Cabanas, wifi, food + drinks, poolside service, family-friendly
Rates: $100 per person, Daybed passes: $250 (max 2), and Cabana passes: $500 (max 4)
Hours: 10 AM – 4 PM

Home to the only outdoor pool in all of Times Square is the Margaritaville Resort. You may have to dodge some tourists on your way to this family-friendly spot, but it is worth it for the tropical drinks and bites that truly make you feel like you’re on vacation.

Images courtesy of Margaritaville Times Square and @marichankobe
Feeling inspired?

Everything here and more can be arranged by us, and you can send your pool or beach pass request through the LIV appour web portal, or by emailing or calling us directly. We look forward to assisting you!