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Cocktail Wishes, Chlorine Dreams

JULY 29TH, 2010

Cocktail Wishes, Chlorine Dreams

Kits Pool is overcrowded and the same goes for Third Beach. What you really need is a rooftop watering hole only a hotel can offer.

While most hotel pools in Vancouver are guest-only, you don’t have to sneak in Samantha Jones-style. The Westin Grand downtown offers daily drop-in ($15) that lets locals access the outdoor pool, whirlpool and fitness facilities. Or make it a monthly membership ($60) and you also snag 20 per cent off food and beverage.

We’ll have our pomegranate martini poolside please.

The Westin Grand, 433 Robson St., Vancouver, 604-602-1999,
For more tips on hotel pools, read today’s vanvitamindaily tweets.