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NYC Pool Passes + Beach Resorts with The Best Vibes

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!

Images courtesy of QC NY Spa

QC NY SPA on Governors Island, NY

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.

Address: Governors Island, 112 Andes Rd, New York, NY 10004

Features: Lush gardens, relaxation areas, 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

ROCKAWAY HOTEL at Rockaway Beach, NY

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).

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

Images courtesy of Sound View Greenport and @readmckendree


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.

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


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.

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

Images courtesy of The Summer Club

THE SUMMER CLUB in Long Island City, NY

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.

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

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CODA BEACH CLUB in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

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.

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

Images courtesy of The Beach at Dream Downtown

THE BEACH AT DREAM DOWNTOWN in Meatpacking District, Manhattan

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.

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

WILLIAM VALE in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

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.

Address: 111 N 12th St, Brooklyn, NY 11249

Features: Lounge chairs, food + drink, wifi, lounge beds, cabanas, reclining day beds, and poolside service

Rates: Day Passes starting at $160 / Cabanas starting at $675 / Lounge Beds starting at $475 / Daybeds starting at $475 / Pergolas starting at $325

Hours: 8 AM – 8 PM

Image courtesy of Gurney’s Resorts


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.

Address: 290 Old Montauk Hwy, Montauk, NY 11954

Features: Private beach access, Beach chairs + umbrellas, and entrance to private performances

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 beachclub.montauk@gurneysresorts.com

Hours: Beach Chairs + Daybeds: 8 AM – 6 PM

SOJO SPA CLUB in Edgewater, NJ

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.

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

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WILLIAMSBURG HOTEL in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

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.

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


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.

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

Images courtesy of Margaritaville Times Square and @marichankobe

MARGARITAVILLE RESORT in Times Square, Manhattan

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.

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


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!