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Keep Cool at the Best Pools in Atlantic City


Why gamble with your Atlantic City travel itinerary when you can have the best of both worlds – IF those two worlds include gaming and swimming. Simply book a room at one of these casino resort hotels with the best pools in Atlantic City. You’ll find AC natatoriums are often enhanced with a bar and a basic menu. Often open year round, some of the more popular resort hotel swim spots have out of the ordinary features, including (but not limited to):
  • Pool tables, hot tubs and poolside massages
  • Futuristic floor-to-ceiling windows or a UV-absorbent dome
  • Lush landscapes and scenic views
  • Live Music
  • Adults-only hours, VIP cabanas, daybeds and fire pits

Although you’re welcome to walk in and check it out, most all of these swimming pools are for registered guests only. Let us float a few of our AC favorite Cool Pools … for your consideration:

Bally’s – relaxing, lush, tropical plant, lit fountains, gigantic skylight for natural light, seasonal outdoor deck, half dozen adults-only hot tubs, seven beautifully tiled mosaic whirlpools and a family friendly pool.

There are several Pools at The Borgata: The lushly-landscaped (indoor) Pool & (outdoor) Gardens feature underwater music, private cabanas and poolside service and is open 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. The Water Club has two pools (one indoors and one out) and was voted best casino indoor pool. Guests with immersion spa appointments have access to an 80’ indoor infinity lap pool and co-ed whirlpool as well as the Water Club Outdoor Pool.

Caesars’ seasonal outdoor Rooftop Pool & Hot Tub – features a spectacular scenic view and a canopied bar. Pool passes range from $5 (Mon-Thu) to $10 (Fri, Sat, Sun & holidays) and cabanas and daybeds available for rent. All pool attendants are CPR or lifeguard certified. Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Must be 21 or older to enter.

Golden Nugget’s H2O Pool & Bar is where you’ll find some of the hottest Atlantic City pool parties. An outdoor lounge features a heated pool with hot tubs, fire pits and private party cabanas.

The Pool at Harrah’s is an award-winning heated indoor pool for adults only. Easily among the best pools in Atlantic City, this indoor tropical oasis features a UV-absorbent glass dome and Caribbean cuisine served poolside. Show up for the Thursday Night Swim from 6 p.m. to midnight. Free to hotel guests, $5 for non-hotel guests. Find out more about dancing at The Pool After Dark. Must be 21 or older to enter.A second family-friendly pool is located on the 4th floor for those under 21. 


The Chelsea Cabana Club, a 5th floor Rooftop pool a la “South Beach,” features cabanas with plasma TVs, mini-bars, video games and movies. Non- hotel guests are welcome after 2 p.m., space permitting. For a different mood, soak in the saltwater Oasis Pool next to the Sea Spa. After 10 p.m., the pool transforms into a nightclub that hosts wild Atlantic City pool parties.

You’ll have a win-win situation when you book your Atlantic City stay in one of these resort hotels with the best pools in Atlantic City.