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Swimming Pools

Most Amazing Family-Friendly Pools in the Caribbean

MiniTime | Posted 10.21.2015 | Travel

Coquí Water Park at El Conquistador Resort (Courtesy El Conquistador) When choosing which resort you will spend your precious family vacation time ...

The 10 Most Scenic Pools On Instagram

Vogue | Posted 08.28.2015 | Travel

This summer, our Instagram feeds have turned into an endless series of envy-inducing dispatches from around the world. The main culprit of late? The jaw-dropping pools.

5 Unforgettable Floating Bars for Maritime Boozing | Posted 08.03.2015 | Travel

If you're like us, your idea of a perfect summer day is sunny with a chance of drinking. So why not do it with gentle waves crashing around you and expansive views in every direction?

21 Family-Friendly Water Parks and Pools in Illinois

Reboot Illinois | Posted 07.24.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Now that the snow has finally melted away and the summer heat beats down on Illinois, you might be looking for a place to take a dip in the pool or take your family on a day-trip.

Man's Jump Into Pool Goes Ridiculously Wrong

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.24.2015 | Comedy

 A full-grown man jumps off a flimsy chair into a tiny inflatable pool. How could something not go wrong? Don't worry, sir, there's ple...

Plunge Into the Past With These Five Historic Swimming Pools

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 07.23.2015 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

We've arranged a tour of five more historic pools to help you escape the sweltering summer heat. Dip your toes into these refreshingly cool swimming spots from around the country.

Awesome Swim-Up Pool Bars | Posted 07.17.2015 | Travel

When the weather gets warm, nothing beats the pleasure of a cold drink and a refreshing pool -- preferably at the same time. Thankfully, our favorite swim-up pool bars offer the perfect place to take a dip and grab a drink.

Here's What To Do If Someone Is Drowning

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.13.2015 | Healthy Living

Spending a lot of time at the pool lately? You should probably get your drowning facts down. Between 1999 and 2010, over 46,000 people died from down...

14 Places To Swim Before You Die

Hipmunk | Posted 07.05.2015 | Travel

One of the best things about a warm-weather getaway is the thrill of throwing on a bathing suit and going for a swim. In putting together this list, we chose places, pools, and locales that created truly incredible, one-of-a-kind swimming experiences.

The 10 Best Cities to Throw a Pool Party

Redfin | Posted 06.26.2015 | HuffPost Home

As summer temperatures start to rise, backyard pool parties are the hottest ticket in town and everyone wants an invite. Thumbs up to those of you with access to your very own pool already, but not everyone is in the same (blowup) boat.

The Most Incredible Swimming Pools On Earth

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.23.2015 | Travel

(Photo: Getty Images) If travel is about unplugging from the digital world, there's no better place to do so than a dazzlingly perfect swimming p...

Cool New Finds for Your Beach Bag

Amy E. Goodman | Posted 06.19.2015 | Style
Amy E. Goodman

It's sweltering. Your clothes are starting to stick to the back of your legs. You're ready to head to the pool or nearest body of water but before you do, check out these innovative ideas for your beach bag...from new accessories to functional towels and even a sunscreen that the kids will likely love!

Ocho Rios, Jamaica: Sun and Adventure

Dwight Brown | Posted 06.18.2015 | Travel
Dwight Brown

The hilly town of Ocho Rios sits on the north coast of Jamaica, at the base of the St. Ann Mountains. The former fishing village, now a tourist destination, is as noted for its resorts and beaches as its mountainous terrain and natural wonders.

6 Historic Pools Where You Can Beat the Heat

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 06.15.2015 | Travel
National Trust for Historic Preservation

We've assembled a photo tour of six standout pools, three of them designed by Julia Morgan.

Swimming Pools

Michael W. Waters | Posted 06.08.2015 | Black Voices
Michael W. Waters

The American Civil Rights Movement unfolded over many decades and upon multiple planes. Most commonly, however, the planes of struggle considered are public schools, lunch counters, and buses. Yet, one of the most significant planes upon which this critical history unfolded were places of recreation: beaches and swimming pools.

The Worrywort's Guide to Keeping Three Kids Safe

Morra Aarons-Mele | Posted 05.09.2015 | Parents
Morra Aarons-Mele

My takeaway: For little kids, be vigilant. And once your children are old enough to understand risk and danger, educate them to have common sense, while knowing that they will need help and supervision in getting there.

The World's Most Epic Hotel Pools

Architectural Digest | Posted 05.07.2015 | Travel
Architectural Digest

From rooftop sensations to saltwater stunners, the pools are the main attraction at these extraordinary resorts around the world.

To The Woman Afraid To Put On A Bathing Suit This Summer

Tammy Moyle | Posted 06.29.2015 | Women
Tammy Moyle

Here is the most shocking news of my life: I bought a bathing suit. What's even more shocking? I plan on wearing it. In public. Willingly. And here's why: I'm tired of missing out. It's time to throw fear over the pool gate, get into that water and start making those memories.

The World's Coolest Plunge Pools

Travel + Leisure | Posted 05.03.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

The modern traveler is increasingly difficult to impress; classic luxury perks like high-thread-count linens, plush bathrobes, and even beautiful views have become a given.

Happy Birthday, Slim Aarons!

Jack Meyer | Posted 12.27.2014 | Arts
Jack Meyer

The socialites warmly welcomed the war hero; in turn, he found solace in a milieu antithetical to the hell of war.

And She Walked Happily Ever After With or Without Nail Polish

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 12.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

Ladies, what happens when you take your nail polish off and see your toenails turning yellow, getting chalky, flakey and thick with whitish markings o...

WATCH: $2 Million Swimming Pool Hides Secrets In Man-Made Mountain

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.22.2014 | HuffPost Home

You know your swimming pool is big when it comes with its own man-made mountain. And that mountain, in turn, houses its own host of secret pools an...

10 Cool Pools Around the World

Joy Pecknold | Posted 10.05.2014 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

Most pools are cool, technically speaking, but some are a whole heck of a lot cooler than others and luxury hotels are home to some of the coolest.

Denver Summertime Checklist

Deborah Lastowka | Posted 08.23.2014 | Denver
Deborah Lastowka

Ah yes, summertime. When the days are long and the nights are sweaty.

The World's Ten Best Hotel Pools | Posted 08.20.2014 | Travel

Whether you prefer drifting in heated pools among ice-flecked mountain peaks or looking out over the Pacific from the tropical beaches of Tahiti, this selection of 10 jaw-dropping swimming pools will have something for you.