07/21/2012 09:31 am ET Updated Sep 20, 2012

10 Memorable Swim-Up Bars (PHOTOS)

Who doesn't like to get their drink on while taking a dip? It's both the ultimate cool down and the possibly best way to spice up a relaxing vacation.

With summer staunchly upon us here in NYC, we're craving some refreshing fun in the sun, so we've picked our favorite places to liquor up -- all from the cool comforts of hotels' pools. So get your blender and piña colada mix ready -- you'll be thirsting for a fruity cocktail after browsing these amazing hotel pool bars.

And you won't have to worry about falling off the stool.

-- Kristina Fazzalaro,

Hot and Sweaty? Cool Off in an Awesome Swim-Up Bar (PHOTOS)