Is there anything better than a dip in the pool while a refreshing cocktail waits for you by a lounge chair? Lucky enough for Borgata guests, they have multiple options if they want to cool down poolside: We offer a wide variety of watering holes, each with their own unique style and environment. Plus, the huge new Borgata Beer Garden & Outdoor Pool just opened, offering even more opportunities to catch some rays. Here’s a look at some of our favorite places to soak up the summer while OUT at Borgata.
The Outdoor Pools at The Water Club: If you’re looking for a chilled, yet refined, place to take a swim, the outdoor pools at The Water Club are a perfect fit. There’s a longer lap-pool that faces the resort’s signature tapas bar, Sunroom, plus another pool to the side of The Water Club deck. You can also order some signature Water Club cocktails or a light bite, all curated by Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian. (Available only to Water Club guests, 21 years +)
The Lap Pool at Immersion Spa: Perhaps the most picturesque of Borgata’s watering holes, the Immersion Spa pool provides a panoramic view of Atlantic City from 300 feet above sea level (that’s 32 floors). After you’ve finished your laps, take a dip in the huge co-ed hot tub that overlooks the bay. (Available only to Immersion Spa guests)
The Indoor Pools at The Water Club: Got stuck in a thunderstorm? Your dreams for a pool day can still be reality! The Water Club offers two unique indoor pools in a lush tropical setting: a lap pool, plus a smaller pool that feels like a hidden pond that you’ve tripped upon in the tropics. There’s two co-ed hot tubs, plus plenty of room to lounge and enjoy Chef Zakarian’s nibbles and drinks. (Available only to Water Club guests, 21 years +)
Borgata Pool and Gardens: If you like your pools big and indoors, than this watering hole is for you. Borgata Pool and Gardens, located adjacent to Spa Toccare, is adorned by a huge sculptural fountain and plenty of high-rising palm trees. In addition to the two co-ed hot tubs, guests can enjoy a stroll along Borgata’s outdoor veranda, compete with our signature gardens and foliage. (Available to Borgata and Water Club guests)
NEW!–Borgata Beer Garden & Outdoor Pool: It’s sure to be the hottest summertime hangout: Borgata’s new Outdoor Pool features over 400 chaise lounges, daybeds and cabanas, a full-service canopied bar, entertainment stage, and a variety of lawn games and activities, all centered around a 3,200-square-foot Roman-style pool. Borgata Outdoor Pool hotel packages are available Monday through Thursday, starting from $234/night and featuring an overnight stay and choice of cabana. (Available to Borgata and Water Club guests, 21 years +)
Borgata Beach Shuttle: The pool isn’t your thing? Catch a ride to Brigantine via Borgata Beach Shuttle, operating every Saturday and Sunday throughout the summer. Borgata provides complimentary towels and beach tags to hotel guests with chairs and umbrellas available to rent upon arrival. (Available to Borgata and Water Club guests)
Bryan Buttler has covered the Philadelphia-area LGBT beat for over two years, and also reviews theater, opera, and classical music. Along with his own writing, Bryan teaches communications at a local college. He lives in Center City Philadelphia. His favorite things at Borgata? The Water Club, the Grapefruit Mojito at Bobby Flay Steak, and the Table Thai Massage. Follow Bryan on Twitter @bryanb82 and Instagram @bryanbuttler.