In Los Angeles, rooftop pools and summertime go hand-in-hand. You can’t enjoy one without the other. Here, five magnificent rooftop pools to splash around in before summer ends, all complete with gorgeous views.
Pencil in a Saturday afternoon at the Andaz West Hollywood to lounge in style during their Sundeck Sessions, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Resident DJ J. Roberts fills the rooftop haven with tunes, while you can sit back and sip on a frozen cocktails. Try the Marilyn Monroe lemonade made with strawberry vodka, and snack on fresh fruit skewers with vanilla honey yogurt. If you want to go all-out, rent a private cabana and pop open a bottle of chardonnay. 8401 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, 323-656-1234
This rooftop paradise boasts glorious views of downtown Los Angeles, the mountains, and beyond. The sizzling hot, seven days a week party spot features a large pool, a dance floor, music, fireplaces, waterbed pods, and a biergarten offering revelers traditional German bites—pretzels, wieners, and strudel—plus, of course, beer. 550 S. Flower St., Los Angeles, 213-439-3030
Retreat to the London West Hollywood’s scenic rooftop for an extravagant getaway. You'll be surrounded by feathery palm trees, lush landscaping, fire pits, deluxe cabanas, and comfy lounge chairs. After a day of relaxation, head down to the tenth floor restaurant Boxwood on the Roof for an alfresco dinner and dig in to tuna tartare, tai snapper, tagliatelle pasta, or black Angus filet mignon. 1020 N. San Vicente Blvd., West Hollywood, 866-282-4560
If you really want to savor the summer chilling experience, we highly recommend visiting the Viceroy L'Ermitage Beverly Hills and extending your pool session into a full-on staycation. The hotel’s Sun Soaked package includes luxe overnight accommodations, reserved lounge chairs by the pool, bottomless mimosas, and a picnic basket filled with heavenly snacks. 9291 Burton Way, Beverly Hills, 310-278-3344
Want to enjoy a pool with brunch on the side? Head to Hotel Wilshire’s chic haven The Roof on Wilshire on the weekend to take a relaxing soak in the three-foot dipping pool. After toweling off, take a seat in a cabana to enjoy delicious brunch fare and cocktails by celebrity chef Eric Greenspan—all while listening to music and taking in views of the Hollywood sign. 6317 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, 323-852-6000