San Diego
1. Town and Country Resort
Mission Valley

If your gang likes to splish and splash, look no further than Town and Country Resort, located in the heart of San Diego. After a recently completed, multi-million dollar renovation, the resort introduced a new sun-drenched pool deck with a zero-entry family pool, hot tub, children’s pool, and a four-story “Twister” waterslide. Its new culinary concept Lapper Kitchen + Tap recently debuted as a modern take on the classic poolside hotel bar and eatery, serving up Palm Springs-meets-San Diego vibes. With an expansive poolside patio, swaying palm trees, indoor and outdoor games, TVs around every corner, everything from street tacos and wings to sliders and nachos, plus local craft beer at your fingertips, you’ll come home from your day off rested and refreshed. Day passes start at $20 for adults and $10 for children 3-12. Daybeds start at $50 and cabanas start at $125.
How to book: Book a day pass through Resort Pass.

2. The Pearl Hotel
Point Loma

Every Wednesday evening, the iconic, retro-inspired Pearl Hotel hosts a free Dive-in Theatre event poolside. Drop in early to grab a bite to eat at the newly revamped Charles and Dinorah restaurant, named for the couple who owned the hotel for forty years, back when it was called Sportsman’s Lodge. Après-dinner, grab a cocktail from the bar and a pool chair, or, if you’re the adventurous type, hop into the pool to view the show. No splashing!
How to book: Reservations can be made by calling (619) 226-6100. Walk-ins are welcome if seating is available.

6. Layover Pool Bar at InterContinental Hotel San Diego

Layover Pool Bar, located on the 4th floor rooftop of the InterContinental Hotel San Diego, welcomes locals and travelers alike to relax poolside while enjoying delicious bites, boozy slushies, unparalleled views, and a wide selection of beers, wines, and canned craft cocktails. Daytime guests can enjoy the InterContinental’s heated pool, access to food and drink service from Layover from noon till sunset, three hours of complimentary parking with the purchase of both a pool pass and at least $50 of food and beverage, complete access to Layover’s fire pits and plush outdoor seating, and complimentary wifi. Layover is the perfect destination for guests of all ages to embrace summer vibes, a dip in the pool, or a cocktail at sunset.
How to book: Day passes can be booked through ResortPass.

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