Pool Day Pass – Miami Hotels

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Day Pass for Miami Pools

 

Recently, while contemplating a long layover at Miami International Airport, we discovered that several hotels in South Beach offer pool day passes to non-guests. Rather than die of boredom sitting at a gate, we instead spent a leisurely afternoon poolside, gazing up at swaying palm trees, sipping on fancy cocktails and nibbling on tasty bites. I have since learned that these passes are not only popular with locals and frequent flyers, but also with the cruising crowd, trying to kill time before boarding their ship. Looking for a nice way to spend a day in Miami? Check out the list.

 

Miami Pool Day Pass 101

      1. Call the hotel to confirm that the offer is ongoing.
      2. If you have luggage, confirm that they will check it for you. Alternatively, storage is available at MIA (I always love writing that airport code).
      3. Be mindful of the fact that Miami has some serious traffic issues. Leave ample time to return to the airport for your flight. A cab from the airport to South Beach or vice versa will cost you around $35 and take about 30 minutes (without extreme traffic). Alternatively, you could use Uber or one of several shuttle services from the airport.
      4. If you have the time, there are other options that may gain you access to hotel amenities, such as a visit to the property spa. Discounts and specials for Miami hotel spas can often be found on Groupon. and Travelzoo.

 

 

The Savoy South Beach Pool Day Pass

425 Ocean Drive (map)
+1 305-532-0200
4 star hotel
savoymiami.com

 

For $25 per person ($15 for kids 7-17), you gain access to their pools, fitness center, private beach, complimentary wifi, towels and beach chairs. If you have luggage, they will store it for $5/bag.

South Beach Miami Pool Day Pass

 

The Raleigh South Beach Pool Day Pass

1775 Collins Ave (map)
+1 305-534-6300
4 star hotel
raleighhotel.com

The Raleigh has a food and beverage consumption minimum that is dependent upon the day of the week.

          • Monday through Thursday the consumption minimum is $30 per person. Friday through Sunday and holidays, the consumption minimum is $60 per person.
          • Children 12 and under have no charge with a paying adult.
          • Adolescents from the age of 13 to 17 have a food and beverage minimum of $15 Monday through Thursday and $25 Friday through Sunday.
          • Anyone under the age of 18 needs to be with a full price paying adult with supervision.
          • Guests also have the option of booking a day bed with a food and beverage consumption minimum of $150.

The Raleigh also offers beach service to non-guests ( provided by Boucher Brothers ).  The Restaurant at the Raleigh provides all food and beverage service.

The following are the price guidelines for the beach:

          • Chairs  $15
          • Umbrella  $19
          • Cabana  $25
          • Daybeds depend on volume and start from $100
Pool Day Pass South Beach Hotels
Image Credit: The Raleigh Miami

 

The National Hotel Miami Pool Day Pass

1677 Collins Ave (map)
+1 305-532-2311
4 star hotel
nationalhotel.com

Full day pool access is available for $30 per person (children $15). You can also rent a cabana for up to four guests for the day with only a $150 food and beverage minimum spent in their Blues Bar. Valet parking is offered at a discount of $15 for the day pass holders. There is no charge to store your luggage (but a gratuity is always appreciated).

Pool Day Pass Miami and South Beach
Image Credit : The National Hotel Miami

 

The Metropolitan Miami Pool Day Pass

2445 Collins Ave (map)
+1 305-695-3600
5 star hotel
comohotels.com/metropolitanmiamibeach/

 

For $65 per adult (children are free), this hotel offers day passes for their pool and beach areas. The day pass includes access to the hydrotherapy pool and main pool, a lounge chair by the pool or beach, luggage storage and 15% off food, beverage and spa services. Please be advised that these passes sometimes sell out, so call in advance to ensure availability.

Pool and Beach Day Pass Miami
Image Credit: The Metropolitan Hotel Miami

 

The Kimpton Surfcomber Miami Pool Day Pass

1717 Collins Ave (map)
+1 305-532-7715
4 star hotel
surfcomber.com

The Kimpton Surfcomber offers visitors a private poolside cabana with a $75 food and beverage minimum purchase per person. Children are welcome, but charges may apply depending on age. Call in advance to confirm pricing for kids and availability of cabana (they are popular).

 

Pool Day Passes Miami and South Beach
Image Credit: Surfcomber by Kimpton

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Epic Hotel by Kimpton (Downtown Miami)

270 Biscayne Blvd Way (map)
+1 305-424-5226
4 star hotel
epichotel.com

For $20 per adult (children are free), the Epic Hotel pool pass provides you with access to the two rooftop pools and the facilities in the Exhale Spa (including a sauna and locker room for a full day). The pools are adjacent to their Area 31 restaurant and bar which also offers poolside service.

Pool Day Passes Miami

 

Do you know of another Miami hotel offering a pool day pass?  Please share in the comment field below.  Thank you !
 



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