Raise Your Glass: Your Full Guide To Swim Up Pool Bars!

Couple enjoying the sunken bar in the pool in Padma Resort

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Published 8 September 2013


Make your honeymoon even more memorable by checking in to a fantastic resort that boasts a swim up pool bar. These aquatic wonderlands give celebratory couples the opportunity to relax in the luxurious surrounds while enjoying a favoured cocktail. Here are our selection of fantastic international resort pools that feature a bar.

Padma Resort Bali, Indonesia


Couple enjoying the sunken bar in the pool in Padma Resort

At the Padma Resort Bali in Legian there are two glorious swimming pools. The main pool, which is situated near the beach, is the place for numerous activities including aquaobics, water volley ball and water polo. However, the swim-up bar is the proud centrepiece of the Lagoon Styled Swimming Pool.


ME by Melia, Cancun, Mexico


White sands of Melody Maker Hotel in Cancún

Billed as a sensory paradise of, "art, design, music and cuisine," ME by Melia proudly presents an exceptional resort experience. If you can tear yourself away from the infinity pool with swim up bar, be sure to indulge in the other activities around the Beach Club pool area such relaxing on the curtained day beds.

Sonaisali Island Resort, Fiji


Couple in the pool unwinds in the shade with their beverages

Just a three-minute boat ride across the lagoon on the west coast of Viti Levu lies the wonderful tropical resort of Sonaisali. For the ultimate romantic experience, savour a private spa bure that comes complete with Jacuzzi or enjoy a candle-lit dinner prepared expertly for you and your partner.


Centara Karon Resort Phuket, Thailand


Poolside sunken bar at Centara Resort

There are three swimming pool complexes within the Centara Karon Resort Phuket. For the swim up pool bar experience, head to the Terraces Pool where you can sip on your favourite drink that's been expertly prepared by your friendly bar tender.


Sheraton Mirage Resort & Spa Gold Coast, Australia


Round pool at the Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort Gold Coast

At the Sheraton Mirage Resort, Honeymooners will love the Oasis Pool Bar, which offers an array of cocktails and ice creams as well as lunch options. After enjoying the refreshing water, relax soak up that glorious Gold Coast sun on one of the Dedon designer lounges.

Four Seasons Resort Maui, Hawaii


Two couples enjoying their drinks in the infinity pool

The Serenity Pool at the Four Seasons Resort Maui boasts panoramic views of the island of Lana'i and the West Maui mountain range. This is an adults-only oasis that features an underwater music system, poolside lounge chairs and casabellas. After you've enjoyed a delicious cocktail from the swim up bar, consider slipping into a state absolute relaxation with a poolside massage.


InterContinental Hotel Tahiti Resort, French Polynesia


Couple relaxing on the oceanfront of InterContinental Resort Tahiti

The InterContinental Tahiti Resort is perfectly positioned amidst a tropical garden and offers honeymooners the choice of two swimming pools. Celebrate love and affection in the "Lotus" pool and propose a toast to your future together.


Risata Bali Resort and Spa, Indonesia


Sunken lounge in the pool in Risata Bali Resort and Spa

The Sunken Pool Bar within the Risata Bali Resort & Spa is the perfect location to beat the heat of the day with a selection of refreshing beverages. There are underwater stools that surround the bar so that you can swim up, order a drink and cool off at the same time.


Hamilton Island, Australia


Swimming pool and tropical bar on Hamilton Island

The 74 islands within the Whitsundays provide the perfect backdrop for honeymooners determined to appreciate Australia's tropical island paradise. For a swim up pool bar experience, reserve a room at either the  Beach Club or the Reef View Hotel on Hamilton Island, before heading across to the Main Pool on the island to bask under the glorious Queensland sun and enjoy your preferred beverage.


For expert assistance in arranging your honeymoon, contact Flight Centre's Honeymoon Experts via email at honeymoon@flightcentre.com or phone the team on 1300 405 158.

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