Napa Valley Hotel Pools You Need to Try

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A getaway to Napa Valley is all about the experience. Yes, Napa is known for world-class Cabernet and cuisine, but the valley is also home to some of the most luxurious pools around. With over 50 hotels with pools, and with sunshine almost year round in Napa Valley, there is an experience that can fit any need.

Five Star Luxury in Calistoga

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Image Source: Solage Calistoga Resort & Spa

Solage Calistoga Resort & Spa
755 Silverado Trail
Calistoga, CA 94515
(707) 266-7531
Yelp: 4.5 stars, 337 reviews
Price: Only available to guests of Solage Calistoga
Reservations are required

A lush oasis in the heart of the small town of Calistoga, the pool at the Solage Calistoga Resort & Spa features geo-thermal soaking pools for both families, as well as a 130 foot, adults-only pool.

Solage is also known for their cocktails and restaurant/bar Solbar. The spa at Solage was voted as the number one spa in America from Conde Nast Traveler, and after one visit, you will know why.

Insider tip: Grab a favorite cocktail of Napa locals, a Smoke on the Water.

Relax in the Middle of Vineyards

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Image Source: The Carneros Inn

Carneros Resort and Spa
4048 Sonoma Hwy
Napa, CA 94559
(707) 299-4900
Yelp: 4.5 stars, 257 reviews
Price: Starting at $50 for use of the Day Spa
Reservations are required

The pool at the upscale boutique hotel, Carneros Resort and Spa has panoramic views of grapevines, farmland, and orchards in the Carneros wine region, which is in the southern tip of Napa County.

Day guests are welcome to use the pool Monday through Thursday, during non-peak times with the purchase of spa treatments. The pool, private cottages with a private garden are available for $50 per person, and a minimum of $550 in services at the spa, which can be divided between two guests.

Insider tip: Guests can grab a book, and a glass of PlumpJack Estate Cabernet Sauvignon and escape next to the water.

Bohemian Hideaway and Healing Hot Springs

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Image Source: Indian Springs Resort & Spa

Indian Springs Resort & Spa
1712 Lincoln Ave
Calistoga, CA 94515
(707) 942-4913
Yelp: 4 stars, 487 reviews
Price: $30 for Spa Guests, free for hotel guests
Reservations are required

The town of Calistoga is home to famous geothermal hot springs, heated by nature. Visitors have traveled from around the world to experience the healing and therapeutic powers of mineral water pools.

Indian Springs Resort & Spa is a Bohemian Hideaway with two pools. The Main Pool is an Olympic-sized lap pool, approximately 92 – 102 degrees Fahrenheit, perfect for families who stay at the resort.

The pools are open to hotel and spa guests only. Spa guests have complimentary access to the pools during normal pool hours, 10 AM to 7 PM, Monday through Friday. Spa guests must purchase a treatment in order to enjoy the pools. Spa guests who wish to enjoy the pools on weekends and holidays will be charged a $30 pool fee.

Insider tip: There is also an “Adult-Only” pool that is more relaxing for those traveling without children, or those who visiting the spa.

Dive Into Summertime Pool Parties

Image Source: Bardessono

6526 Yount St
Yountville, CA 94599
(707) 204-6000
Yelp: 4.5 stars, 285 reviews
Price: Free for Dive Bar
Reservations are not required

During summer, The Dive Bar at Yountville’s eco-chic Bardessono Hotel is the party to be seen. The rooftop pool party, welcomes both guests and non-guests on the last Thursday of June, July, August, and September, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Each event has guest winemakers pouring Napa Valley wines, and DJ is set up poolside, spinning summer beats for guests to dance the evening away.

Bardessono Hotel is just a short block from Youtville’s best restaurants, including Thomas Keller favorites, The French Laundry, Bouchon, and Ad Hoc.

Insider tip: Ad Hoc is known for their buttermilk fried chicken.

A Hidden Gem Above Napa Valley

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Image Source: Poetry Inn

Poetry Inn
6380 Silverado Trail
Napa, CA 94558
(707) 944-0646
Yelp: 5 stars, 14 reviews
Price: Only available to guests of Poetry Inn
Reservations are required

The views from the hills of Napa Valley’s Stags Leap District are alive with the sound of wine being made. Poetry Inn is a small bed & breakfast that provides the comforts and care of a traditional B&B with the luxury that Napa Valley has to offer.

The Poetry Inn pool overlooks vineyards, and is one of the best views for watching a sunset, according to locals. The pool and hot tub are heated April through November, complete with chaise lounge chairs, umbrellas, and hammock for guests to relax.

Insider tip: Guests can also enjoy a stocked wine cellar with Lede Family Wines, including Cliff Lede, FEL, and Poetry Wines.

Rustic Lakeside Swimming for Families

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Image Source: Mountain Home Ranch Resort TripAdvisor

Mountain Home Ranch Resort
3400 Mtn Home Ranch Rd
Calistoga, CA 94515
(707) 942-6616
Yelp: 4.5 stars, 19 reviews
Price: Only available to guests of Mountain Home Ranch Resort
Reservations are required

Mountain Home Ranch Resort is a secluded 340 acre, country style bed & breakfast in Calistoga. Visitors who stay here look for a different style of vacation—informal and relaxing, with a taste of the past. The 11 acre foot lake (about a quarter mile long) is a great place to swim, kayak, watch visiting ducks, or catch an occasional glimpse of a turtle.

In addition to the rustic lake, they have two swimming pools to lounge by.

Insider tip: The resort is a great place for families that want to get off the grid and turn their cellphones and tablets off for a while.

With a diverse collection of pools to choose from these Napa Valley hotels, you’ll be sure to find the best place to relax and unwind. If you have a favorite among the six above, be sure to vote for it below!


WineCountry Staff


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