Many resort hotels in the Caribbean offer luxurious infinity pools, water features, and even the people-pleasing beach vacation phenomenon of a swim-up bar. Yet it’s more difficult to find these floating or sunken cocktail stations available in an open-to-the-public capacity. We did the research and discovered this cool list of welcoming swim up bars in The Caribbean that will offer the perfect afternoon activity for your beach vacation.
Margaritaville, Ocho Rios, Jamaica
How could you not have fun at this multi-story Caribbean party property? It boasts “a rooftop whirlpool hot tub, a two-story, 100-foot-long waterslide that soars above the main bar and plunges into the freshwater pool below with a swim-up bar.” You can spend the whole day at this signature bar and grill (open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.), sipping tropical cocktails, and enjoying classic pub fare, as well as fresh seafood.
Seastar, Negril, Jamaica
You needn’t be an overnight guest to enjoy this Seastar Road property’s popular bar. It’s open for both walk-up and swim-up service. The main swim-up bar is adjacent to a kiddie pool “complete with waterfalls and bubbles,” so you can float on your back, sipping daily happy hour treats (two-for-one Red Stripe beers, rum punch cocktails, and chicken wings from 3 p.m.to 5 p.m.) while still watching the little ones. Just buy food and drinks, and you’ll have access to this chill but luxurious pool hangout.
The Oasis, Cancun, Mexico
Besides having half a mile of pristine beaches, this gorgeous resort property hosts daytime parties every day during spring break season. They’re open to the public with the purchase of a day pass. It gets you unlimited drinks and access to the all-day DJed dance party. The swim-up bar can get crowded, but you’ll never have to step out of the pool to get a refill. It’s worth it!
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