Top Summer Pool Parties Around Philadelphia

June 17, 2013 7:00 AM

On a sweltering summer day in Pennsylvania, there’s no better way to cool off than by taking a plunge in the pool. Children and adults of all ages are drawn to the water; it’s in the genes. Many adults look forward to the summer season in Philadelphia to join in the fun at adults-only pool parties. Food, drinks and swimming attire all attract fun-loving party people to the water’s edge to socialize, mingle and of course, chill out.
Revel Hotel
500 Boardwalk
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(855) 348-0500

Summer at Revel Hotel’s HQ Nightclub and HQ Beach Club includes non-stop pool parties. The HQ Nightclub and Beach Club features 85,000 square feet which includes four floors and rooftop fun. Both a day club and a nightclub, the HQ Beach Club offers indoor and outdoor experiences with large pools, numerous bars and continuous parties on the beach. The HQ Beach Club combines the adventurous atmosphere of Mykonos, a Greek island, and the beaches of southern France. The Vegas-style pool party is a guest favorite.

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North Shore Beach Club
1031 Germantown Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19123
(215) 495-1673

The North Shore Beach Club is Philadelphia’s only swim club exclusively for adults 21 and over. The pool offers private cabanas with lounge chairs – a perfect place to relax in the sun or party past midnight. Available for private parties, the club offers food, cocktails, a sun deck and other amenities, including the Boardwalk Bar and Restaurant. The bar features air hockey, live music, video games, shuffleboard and an outdoor fire pit.

Harrah’s Resort
777 Harrah’s Blvd.
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(609) 441-5316

The Pool at Harrah’s Resort, Atlantic City is open throughout the year and caters exclusively to adults 21 and over. The restaurant features Caribbean cuisine and a large selection of beverages – beer, cocktails and non-alcoholic creations. Wait staff in bikinis set the mood at the pool, where the party continues every day. Next door, guests can relax with a massage at the Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa. Cabanas at the pool have flat-screen TVs, large couches and more.

111 S. Chelsea Ave.
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(800) 548-3030

For daytime and nighttime fun, the Chelsea Hotel in Atlantic City offers guests fun in the sun, as well as exciting and romantic experiences under the stars. The Cabana Club was listed as one of the best rooftop bars in the country by USA Today. A Vegas-style beach club, the Cabana Club features DJs, a pool and, of course, private cabanas. Its Oasis pool offers a saltwater swimming experience. The Chelsea Beach Club is just a short walk from the hotel.

Sonesta Hotel Philadelphia
1800 Market St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(215) 561-7500

Enjoy a view of the city skyline while you’re in the rooftop pool at the Sonesta Hotel (formerly the Crowne Plaza) in the heart of Philadelphia. The Avenue Grill and Bar offers continental American fare served in an upscale dining area. In addition to its fitness center, the hotel offers full-service amenities. During the summer — especially after the sun sets — the pool is the center of activity.

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