Heat Reprieve

These Area Hotels Offer Pool Day Passes

No pool? No problem. Stay cool, meet out-of-towners and craft a staycation day this summer.

By Kim Doleatto August 14, 2023

The pool at the Sarasota Modern hotel is a chic escape from the summer heat, and offers day passes.

With world-renowned beaches nearby, you might say we’re spoiled, but sometimes a sand-free day by the pool with food and drinks at the ready is just what the doctor ordered to beat the summer heat.

Many hotels require a night’s stay for pool access, but here’s a short roundup of those that offer day passes.

The Sarasota Modern

 1290 Boulevard of the Arts, Sarasota, (941) 906-1290

This midcentury modern-inspired hotel is a getaway oasis tucked away in the Rosemary District.

A $30 pool pass gets you: 

  • Outdoor pool and hot tub 
  • Restaurant and bar
  • Ping-Pong table and deck games
  • Wi-Fi

Art Ovation

1255 N. Palm Ave., Sarasota, (941) 316-0808

This trendy rooftop bar and pool offer amazing views of the Gulf and the downtown Sarasota skyline. 

1255 N. Palm Ave., Sarasota, (941) 316-0808

A $35 pool day pass gets you:

  • Towels
  • Heated pool
  • Restaurant and bar with a 20 percent discount on food 
  • Wi-Fi

Sun n Fun 

7125 Fruitville Road, Sarasota, (941) 371-2505

This RV resort is a no-brainer for families. With games, pools for all ages, a pool slide and plenty of families, kids make friends fast and the livin' is easy.

A $15 day pass gets you: 

  • Pool, hot tubs and toddler pool
  • Slide
  • Mini golf, shuffleboard, playground and arcade
  • Restaurant and bar
  • DJ entertainment on the weekends

Waterline Marina Resort and Beach Club

5325 Marina Dr., Holmes Beach, (844) 863-9443

Enjoy the signature chill vibe of Anna Maria Island and views of the quaint marina on the bay at this laid-back hotel.

A $20 pool day pass gets you: 

  • Reserved pool chair
  • Heated outdoor pool
  • Towels
  • Ping-Pong, Jenga and chess
  • Restaurant and bar
  • Complimentary bottled water and Wi-Fi
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