June 22, 2019

20 Beautiful San Antonio Hotel Pools You Totally Shouldn’t Sneak Into

As we all know, not all pools are created equal– some have luxurious cabanas, some have massive waterfalls and some are even blessed with lazy rivers. Most of these San Antonio area pools require that you be a guest, but some don't. Either way, please don't sneak into these amazing pools.
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JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa
23808 Resort Pkwy, (210) 276-2500, marriott.com
Found in the Far West Side of San Antonio, this sprawling resort is home to one of the most amazing hotel pools in the Alamo City. There’s plenty of spots to swim here – there’s a children’s pool and play area, an adult-only infinity pool, a lazy river complete with a slide and pool as well as a lantana spa pool. Make time to hit up as many of these spots as you can.
Photo via Instagram / jwsanantonio
JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa
23808 Resort Pkwy, (210) 276-2500, marriott.com
Found in the Far West Side of San Antonio, this sprawling resort is home to one of the most amazing hotel pools in the Alamo City. There’s plenty of spots to swim here – there’s a children’s pool and play area, an adult-only infinity pool, a lazy river complete with a slide and pool as well as a lantana spa pool. Make time to hit up as many of these spots as you can.
Photo via Instagram / jwsanantonio
La Cantera Resort & Spa
16641 La Cantera Pkwy, (210) 558-6500, lacanteraresort.com
The breathtaking La Cantera Resort is all the more wonderful thanks to its pool offerings. You’ll find heated infinity edge pools perfect for adults flexing for the ‘gram as well as kid-friendly areas that include splash areas for toddlers and lots of slides.
Photo via Instagram / lacanteraresort
La Cantera Resort & Spa
16641 La Cantera Pkwy, (210) 558-6500, lacanteraresort.com
The breathtaking La Cantera Resort is all the more wonderful thanks to its pool offerings. You’ll find heated infinity edge pools perfect for adults flexing for the ‘gram as well as kid-friendly areas that include splash areas for toddlers and lots of slides.
Photo via Instagram / lacanteraresort
Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa
9800 Hyatt Resort Dr, (210) 647-1234, hyatt.com
Head west and you’ll find this gorgeous Texas-sized resort. The space includes a five-acre water park complete with a FlowRider wave machine (practice your surf skills!), a 22-foot waterslide and a number of pools – split by kid-friendly and for adults – for you to check out.
Photo via Instagram / hyatthillcountry
Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa
9800 Hyatt Resort Dr, (210) 647-1234, hyatt.com
Head west and you’ll find this gorgeous Texas-sized resort. The space includes a five-acre water park complete with a FlowRider wave machine (practice your surf skills!), a 22-foot waterslide and a number of pools – split by kid-friendly and for adults – for you to check out.
Photo via Instagram / hyatthillcountry
Hotel Emma
136 E Grayson St, (210) 448-8300, thehotelemma.com
Regarded as one of the most beautiful and impeccable hotels in the U.S., the award-winning Hotel Emma surely does not disappoint with its pool. Complete with the hotel’s logo, the pool delivers a peaceful space to take a dip and enjoy the beauty of this historic building. Just as important are the lounge chairs that you’ll definitely want to take advantage of too.
Photo via Instagram / thehotelemma
Hotel Emma
136 E Grayson St, (210) 448-8300, thehotelemma.com
Regarded as one of the most beautiful and impeccable hotels in the U.S., the award-winning Hotel Emma surely does not disappoint with its pool. Complete with the hotel’s logo, the pool delivers a peaceful space to take a dip and enjoy the beauty of this historic building. Just as important are the lounge chairs that you’ll definitely want to take advantage of too.
Photo via Instagram / thehotelemma
Grand Hyatt San Antonio
600 E Market St, (210) 224-1234, hyatt.com
Easily one of the most recognizable buildings in the downtown skyline, the gorgeous Grand Hyatt is luxurious in every detail. That includes the heated rooftop pool, complete with the sundeck. Whether you take a lazy dip or get your laps in, this space is a double-hitter with panoramic views from tall heights to make your swimming sesh all the more special.
Photo via Instagram / grandhyattsa
Grand Hyatt San Antonio
600 E Market St, (210) 224-1234, hyatt.com
Easily one of the most recognizable buildings in the downtown skyline, the gorgeous Grand Hyatt is luxurious in every detail. That includes the heated rooftop pool, complete with the sundeck. Whether you take a lazy dip or get your laps in, this space is a double-hitter with panoramic views from tall heights to make your swimming sesh all the more special.
Photo via Instagram / grandhyattsa
The Westin Riverwalk, San Antonio
420 W Market St, (210) 224-6500, marriott.com
Though not massive by any means, the downtown Westin’s pool offers a serene space for you to just relax in the water. The beautiful setup makes a great option for lounging whether it be while casually swimming or posted up in one of the patio chairs with a drink in hand. Yes, there’s a bar just steps away from the pool.
Photo via Instagram / westinriverwalk
The Westin Riverwalk, San Antonio
420 W Market St, (210) 224-6500, marriott.com
Though not massive by any means, the downtown Westin’s pool offers a serene space for you to just relax in the water. The beautiful setup makes a great option for lounging whether it be while casually swimming or posted up in one of the patio chairs with a drink in hand. Yes, there’s a bar just steps away from the pool.
Photo via Instagram / westinriverwalk
El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel
110 Lexington Ave, (210) 223-9461, eltropicanohotel.com
This retro hotel will have you feeling like your on a vacation through time and space – well, kind of. Inspired by beach resorts in Mexico, El Tropicano features an elevated pool area complete with a tiki bar and decorations to match.
Photo via Instagram / eltropicanohotel
El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel
110 Lexington Ave, (210) 223-9461, eltropicanohotel.com
This retro hotel will have you feeling like your on a vacation through time and space – well, kind of. Inspired by beach resorts in Mexico, El Tropicano features an elevated pool area complete with a tiki bar and decorations to match.
Photo via Instagram / eltropicanohotel
The St. Anthony, A Luxury Collection Hotel
300 E Travis St, (210) 227-4392, marriott.com
Check into this posh downtown hotel and treat yourself to a delightful staycation. Obviously, you’ll want to spend some time at the rooftop infinity pool. Be sure to reserve one of the cabanas so you can truly enjoy the full experience.
Photo via Instagram / thestanthonyhotel
The St. Anthony, A Luxury Collection Hotel
300 E Travis St, (210) 227-4392, marriott.com
Check into this posh downtown hotel and treat yourself to a delightful staycation. Obviously, you’ll want to spend some time at the rooftop infinity pool. Be sure to reserve one of the cabanas so you can truly enjoy the full experience.
Photo via Instagram / thestanthonyhotel
Hyatt Residence Club San Antonio, Wild Oak Ranch
9700 Military Dr W, (210) 647-9300, hyatt.com
The 800-foot Rattlesnake River here needs your immediate attention. Grab a tube and float down for premium relaxation without dealing with nature (if you’re so opposed to nature). There’s also an indoor and an outdoor pool for an open swim sesh.
Photo via Yelp / D P.
Hyatt Residence Club San Antonio, Wild Oak Ranch
9700 Military Dr W, (210) 647-9300, hyatt.com
The 800-foot Rattlesnake River here needs your immediate attention. Grab a tube and float down for premium relaxation without dealing with nature (if you’re so opposed to nature). There’s also an indoor and an outdoor pool for an open swim sesh.
Photo via Yelp / D P.
Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
123 Losoya St, (210) 222-1234, hyatt.com
Nestled in the busy downtown area, the Hyatt Regency offers all the class of the hotel chain with the heart of the city’s River Walk. The rooftop pool grants you glamourous water fun and impeccable views of the city. Best of all, the pool is open year-round, heated in the cooler months, from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.
Photo via Instagram / hyattregencysa
Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk
123 Losoya St, (210) 222-1234, hyatt.com
Nestled in the busy downtown area, the Hyatt Regency offers all the class of the hotel chain with the heart of the city’s River Walk. The rooftop pool grants you glamourous water fun and impeccable views of the city. Best of all, the pool is open year-round, heated in the cooler months, from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.
Photo via Instagram / hyattregencysa