Summer just began and it's already wicked hot. For those looking to cool off without the salt, sand and sharks of ocean beaches, we've put together a handy guide to 10 of the best hotel pools on Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket. Our simple criteria for what qualifies a cement pond as the best: pools that offer either daily passes or memberships to non-guests.Read More
The 10 Best Hotel Pools on The Cape and Islands
1. The Dan'l Webster Inn & Spa
The Dan'l Webster's seasonal outdoor pool is surrounded by gardens and a gazebo. Open to inn and spa guests.
2. Cape Codder Resort & Spa
The Cape Codder Resort includes a year-round outdoor pool. Best of all, there's an indoor wave pool with 2' waves, 80' & 50' water slides, waterfalls, 24-person whirlpool & dancing water fountains. Daily admission passes are available.
3. Ocean Edge Resort & Golf Club
The Ocean Edge Resort and Golf Club has six pools that can be used by participants in their Member Sports Club.
4. Four Points By Sheraton
The cure for the rainy day blues: the indoor pool at Four Points by Sheraton. The pool is open to guests and day passes are available (bring-your-own-towels).
5. Top Mast Resort
The Beach Point Health & Swim Club at the Top Mast Resort includes a 50-foot indoor heated pool, hot tub, kiddie pool & slide, sauna, steam room, and more. The Club is handicap accessible and open to the public year round.
6. The Boatslip Resort
The Boatslip Resort, an iconic gay and lesbian destination, features a heated outdoor pool and sundeck overlooking Provincetown Harbor. Open to the public.
7. The Crown and Anchor
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.
8. Provincetown Inn
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.
9. Mansion House Inn
The Vineyard Health Club at the Mansion House includes a 75'x21' heated "Spring Water" swimming pool. Daily passes are available.
10. Cliffside Beach Club
Hotel guests and Club members (no short term or single season memberships offered) can use the south-facing pool area with a 60-foot lap pool, a leisure pool and a large hot pool with hydrotherapy jets. There are outside showers, pool bathroom and a sauna.