There are few things more enjoyable than sunbathing by the pool with a tasty drink in your hand, relaxing and simply soaking in the sun. You can do that at any of these awesome pools, provided by Boston Magazine:
1. Colonnade Hotel Roof Top Pool | Back Bay
"Dine al fresco, order cocktails, and lounge around on the deck, all while enjoying an amazing view of Boston’s Back Bay. Though entrance to the pool is free for Colonnade guests, it’s a splurge for the public at $50 for a full day or $25 for after 3 p.m. admission."
120 Huntington Ave., Boston, 617-424-7000; colonnadehotel.com.
2. The Clubs at Charles River Park | Beacon Hill
"Run by Massachusetts General Hospital, this complex boasts Boston’s largest outdoor pool as well as an indoor pool, Jacuzzi, and wading pool. It also offers swimming lessons and aquatics fitness classes in addition to traditional group exercise. Admission is $40 a day for adults or $20 for kids, and memberships are available."
10 Whittier Place, Boston, 617-726-2900; clubsatcrp.com.
3. Hotel Indigo | Newton
"Memorial Day through Labor Day, this chic outdoor pool offers luxury cabana rentals, fire pits, a “relaxation deck”, and food and beverage service. The deck is also open at night for evening parties. Entry is $25 per person.
399 Grove St., Newton, 617-969-5300; newtonboutiquehotel.com."