After a record-breaking year of rain, summer is almost here and Angelenos are ready to park it poolside
and soak up some much-needed sun this season. Whether you’re looking for a solo, peaceful afternoon
working on your tan or gathering spot with friends for a weekend celebration, it’s almost time to take
advantage of some of Los Angeles’ best year-round swimming pools from beachside hotspots to cityside
Dive into Summer at DTLA’s Urban Oasis, Hotel Figueroa
Ready, set, dive! This summer, guests and Angelenos alike can dive into the world of SCUBA at DTLA’s
urban oasis, Hotel Figueroa with brand-new introductory courses in partnership with Eco Dive Center
LA. Sessions will be led by Beth Beltramo, a PADI Master Instructor, who will teach divers the SCUBA
basics including how to become weightless and swim effortlessly, how to use SCUBA gear, and other
basic skills and safety rules. All equipment will be provided – all one needs is a bathing suit!
As you emerge from the serene depths of the iconic coffin-shaped pool, let your appetite guide you to La
Casita, Hotel Figueroa’s newly revamped poolside eatery. The revitalized menu features an array of
irresistible summer bites inspired by destinations such as Baja Mexico and the coastal villages of the
- Chicken Al Pastor Tacos: Salsa Verde, Grilled Pineapple
- Short Rib Nachos: Cilantro Aioli, Spiced Consommé, Queso Fundido
- Jaguar: Roasted Pineapple Goslings, Pulque, Campari, Lime Pineapple, Simple Syrup
Sunny Santa Monica Oceanfront Retreat: Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows.
Located just across the street from the gorgeous Pacific Ocean situated on five expansive acres north of
the Santa Monica pier, few properties can compete with the priceless feeling of fresh salt water breezes
as you begin & end your day with stunning views from sunrise to sunset at Fairmont Miramar Hotel
After spending the perfect Summer day at the pool or Santa Monica Beach, guests can experience the
best of summer with return of hotel’s Poolside Cinema Series available every weekend through Labor
day, showcasing iconic classics and cult-favorites from Encanto to Frozen, rent complimentary Beach
Cruisers to ride along Santa Monica’s 22-mile coastline, or enjoy a secluded section of Santa Monica
Beach with the property’s complimentary Miramar Beach Club.
Newport’s Luxury Coastal Escape: The Resort at Pelican Hill
Located in the heart of the stunning beachside community of Newport Beach lives the ultimate summer
destination, five-star, five-diamond The Resort at Pelican Hill. Perched atop 504 acres of unrivaled
coastal beauty, the Resort is a true meeting of the land and sea, mirroring the Italian countryside with a
natural, and serene Venetian environment, not limited to the striking Coliseum Pool.
Inspired by Rome’s famed landmark, the 136 feet pool is among the most strikingly unique swimming
pools found anywhere in the world, overlooking endless sea & coastal backdrops. As the world’s largest
circular pool, it dazzles with its radiant blue bottom created by 1.1 million hand-cut glass mosaic
tiles and amphitheater of terraced decks, offering private cabanas, sunbathing areas, dining, and
fabulous ocean views.
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