11 Gorgeous Swim-Up Suites

by Kelsey Blodget on January 22, 2014

If you love lazing away the day in the hotel pool, you can’t do much better than staying in a swim-up suite, where it’s possible to dip into the water right from your back door. The swim-up suite combines the ease of access of a private pool with the features and size of a public one. And there’s something pretty cool about being able to swim home to your room. Who wants to walk when you’re on vacation in a tropical paradise?

Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos

Premium Ocean View Swim-Up Junior Suite King, Hyatt Ziva Los CabosThe Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos (part of the Hyatt’s new all-inclusive brand) is a great family-friendly option in Los Cabos, with a kids’ water park, kiddy pool, and kids club. The Premium Ocean View Swim-Up Junior suite has quality lounge chairs set right in the water.

El Dorado Royale, Puerto Morelos

The Swim Up Jacuzzi Juinor Suite at the El Dorado Royale, Puerto MorelosThis adults-only all-inclusive is situated on a whopping 450 acres and has 13 pools — particularly appreciated considering the rocky ocean bottom. The Swim-Up Oceanfront Jacuzzi Junior Suite opens right up onto the lazy river and has lovely ocean views; the beach is just steps away.

Calabash Cove, St. Lucia

The Swim-Up Junior Suite at the Calabash Cove Resort and Spa, St. LuciaThis 26-room luxury boutique resort is most notable for its gorgeous sea views, which can be had from just about anywhere on the property. The Swim-Up Junior Suite is no exception; not only can guests dip right into the pool from their shady terrace, they can gaze at a lovely expanse of sea.

Rosewood Mayakoba, Riviera Maya

The Deluxe Overwater Lagoon Suite at the Rosewood Mayakoba, Playa del CarmenThe Rosewood’s Deluxe Overwater Lagoon Suites offer private pools and decks right on the water. The wooden outdoor deck area has a plunge pool as well as stairs leading right to a platform right on the lagoon (though swimming is not recommended here due to the wildlife in the lagoon). This peaceful luxury resort is nearly flawless, with a mile-long stretch of beach, airy decor that incorporates lots of natural elements (wood, stone, bamboo), and a phenomenal spa.

Secrets Royal Beach, Punta Cana

The Swim-Up Junior Suite at the Secrets Royal Beach, Punta CanaCouples who like to party will love the adults-only Secrets Royal Beach, which has numerous bars as well as nightly entertainment. All rooms have balconies or terraces, and the Swim-Up Junior Suites, guests can relax on the terrace’s Jacuzzi or swim out into the main pool.

Excellence Playa Mujeres, Cancun

The Junior Swim Up Suite Pool View at the Excellence Playa Mujeres, CancunThis romantic, adults-only luxury property has a lot to offer couples in the way of features, including a spa and  beautiful pools. The Junior Swim-Up Suite Pool View allows guests to take full advantage of the main pool.

Azul Beach Hotel, Riviera Maya

The Honeymoon Swim-Up Suite at the Azul Beach Hotel, Puerto MorelosThe 97-room Azul Beach Hotel has a large private beach with thatched-roof cabanas, as well as a pool that winds by a number of the ground-floor suites. The Honeymoon Swim-Up Suite has a separate living area with sofa bed.

Hyatt Zilara Cancun

Premium Swim Up Suite King at the Hyatt Zilara CancunThis adults-only inclusive in Cancun delivers big rooms with whirlpools and balconies; some, such as the Premium Swim-Up Suite, offer stair access right to the pool (and to private loungers set on a platform in the water).

El Dorado Seaside Suites, Riviera Maya

The Swim Up Jacuzzi Junior Suite at the El Dorado Seaside Suites, Puerto AventurasThis adults-only resort has a secluded location, a whopping 12 restaurants and bars, and three lovely pools. The Swim-Up Jacuzzi Junior Suite is located right on a lazy river (though only some of these connect to a pool).

Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay, Jamaica

Preferred Club Junior Suite Ocean View Swim-Out Room at the Secrets Wild Orchid Montego Bay, JamaicaSecrets Wild Orchid is one of the biggest and best all-inclusive options in Montego Bay, with a wonderful, isolated beach (the resort is on a peninsula, while many other resorts stand next to each other on the same strip of sand).

Excellence Riviera Cancun

The Excellence Club Junior Swim-Up Suite at the Excellence Riviera CancunThe Excellence makes a grand impression, with lots of columns, lots of marble, and lots of everything you’d expect from a luxury all-inclusive (pools, dining options, activities). The Junior Swim-Up Suite Pool View has a furnished terrace as well as loungers fronting the pool.

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