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Dive Into Cape Cod's Most Awesome Outdoor Hotel Pools

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Outdoors Week continues today with a round-up of the best places to swim across the Curbediverse. Since the many rather lovely saltwater and freshwater options from the Cape Cod Canal to the edge of the continent seem rather obvious, we thought we'd put together a handy guide to Cape Cod's most awesome outdoor hotel pools - from Sandwich to Provincetown, open to the public or for guests-only, in the shape of a Pilgrim hat (really), in a garden or on the sand (perfect for the noncommittal), for the aspiring Ironman and/or lounge chair lizard, and more - with a little something for everyone.

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1. The Dan'l Webster Inn & Spa

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149 Main St
Sandwich, MA 02563
(508) 888-3622
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Located in the center of the oldest town on Cape Cod, this Sandwich inn has offered lodging for over 300 years. Obviously, the Dan'l Webster's seasonal outdoor pool isn't that old, but it is surrounded by gardens and a gazebo. Plus, it's open to inn and spa guests.

2. Sea Crest Beach Hotel

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350 Quaker Rd
North Falmouth, MA 02556
(508) 540-9400
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During the Sea Crest's recent renovation both the indoor and outdoor pools were converted to saline. If that's not enough salt, there's always Old Silver Beach just across the sand.

3. Cape Codder Resort & Spa

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1225 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601

The Cape Codder Resort includes a year-round outdoor pool. Of course, there's also an awesome indoor wave pool with 2' waves, 80' & 50' water slides, waterfalls, 24-person whirlpool & dancing water fountains. Daily admission passes are available.

4. Blue Water Resort

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291 S Shore Dr
South Yarmouth, MA 02664

This family-friendly oceanfront resort is set on a private, sandy beach overlooking Nantucket Sound. Thus, the beautiful outdoor pool features some sweet views.

5. Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club

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2907 Main St
Brewster, MA 02631

The Ocean Edge Resort and Golf Club has six pools that can be used by both guests and participants in their Member Sports Club.

6. Wequassett Resort and Golf Club

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2173 Route 28
East Harwich, MA 02645
(508) 432-5400
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The numbers speak for themselves: Two pools (including a lap pool for adults with two Olympic size lanes), twenty-two historic buildings, 120 guest rooms and suites, four restaurants, two beaches, four Har Tru tennis courts, 18 holes of golf, and one pirate ship playground all in one Harwich resort.

7. Chatham Bars Inn

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297 Shore Rd
Chatham, MA 02633
(508) 945-0096
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The iconic Chatham Bars Inn has been in operation since 1914 (Happy 100th!). The luxury resort sits on 25 acres on a bluff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and everyone from "From water babies to Olympic wannabes" will enjoy the oceanfront heated pool.

8. The Boatslip Resort

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161 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657

The Boatslip Resort, an iconic gay and lesbian destination, features a heated outdoor pool and sundeck overlooking Provincetown Harbor. Open to the public.

9. The Crown and Anchor

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247 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657

The Crown & Anchor has six unique gay bars including one poolside. There's a heated pool, chaise lounge rentals & seasonal grille, all open to the public.

10. Provincetown Inn

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1 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657

The Provincetown Inn boasts the town's largest outdoor waterfront pool - in the shape of a Pilgrim hat, no less. The pool, beach and Pilgrim Pool Bar & Grill are open to the public.

1. The Dan'l Webster Inn & Spa

149 Main St, Sandwich, MA 02563

Located in the center of the oldest town on Cape Cod, this Sandwich inn has offered lodging for over 300 years. Obviously, the Dan'l Webster's seasonal outdoor pool isn't that old, but it is surrounded by gardens and a gazebo. Plus, it's open to inn and spa guests.

149 Main St
Sandwich, MA 02563

2. Sea Crest Beach Hotel

350 Quaker Rd, North Falmouth, MA 02556

During the Sea Crest's recent renovation both the indoor and outdoor pools were converted to saline. If that's not enough salt, there's always Old Silver Beach just across the sand.

350 Quaker Rd
North Falmouth, MA 02556

3. Cape Codder Resort & Spa

1225 Iyannough Rd, Hyannis, MA 02601

The Cape Codder Resort includes a year-round outdoor pool. Of course, there's also an awesome indoor wave pool with 2' waves, 80' & 50' water slides, waterfalls, 24-person whirlpool & dancing water fountains. Daily admission passes are available.

1225 Iyannough Rd
Hyannis, MA 02601

4. Blue Water Resort

291 S Shore Dr, South Yarmouth, MA 02664

This family-friendly oceanfront resort is set on a private, sandy beach overlooking Nantucket Sound. Thus, the beautiful outdoor pool features some sweet views.

291 S Shore Dr
South Yarmouth, MA 02664

5. Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club

2907 Main St, Brewster, MA 02631

The Ocean Edge Resort and Golf Club has six pools that can be used by both guests and participants in their Member Sports Club.

2907 Main St
Brewster, MA 02631

6. Wequassett Resort and Golf Club

2173 Route 28, East Harwich, MA 02645

The numbers speak for themselves: Two pools (including a lap pool for adults with two Olympic size lanes), twenty-two historic buildings, 120 guest rooms and suites, four restaurants, two beaches, four Har Tru tennis courts, 18 holes of golf, and one pirate ship playground all in one Harwich resort.

2173 Route 28
East Harwich, MA 02645

7. Chatham Bars Inn

297 Shore Rd, Chatham, MA 02633

The iconic Chatham Bars Inn has been in operation since 1914 (Happy 100th!). The luxury resort sits on 25 acres on a bluff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and everyone from "From water babies to Olympic wannabes" will enjoy the oceanfront heated pool.

297 Shore Rd
Chatham, MA 02633

8. The Boatslip Resort

161 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657

The Boatslip Resort, an iconic gay and lesbian destination, features a heated outdoor pool and sundeck overlooking Provincetown Harbor. Open to the public.

161 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657

9. The Crown and Anchor

247 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657

The Crown & Anchor has six unique gay bars including one poolside. There's a heated pool, chaise lounge rentals & seasonal grille, all open to the public.

247 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657

10. Provincetown Inn

1 Commercial St, Provincetown, MA 02657

The Provincetown Inn boasts the town's largest outdoor waterfront pool - in the shape of a Pilgrim hat, no less. The pool, beach and Pilgrim Pool Bar & Grill are open to the public.

1 Commercial St
Provincetown, MA 02657