Have some time to kill between your cruise and your flight home? Or, are you simply looking to relax by a pool without having to spend the night at a resort? Luckily, many hotels and resorts offer day passes, so you can enjoy all of the onsite amenities without having to spend the night. Here are some of our favorite Miami properties that offer day passes.
1. Kimpton EPIC Hotel
A day pass at the recently renovated Kimpton EPIC Hotel includes access to two pools, poolside food and drink service, free wifi, and complimentary luggage storage. Rates from $40 per adult and $20 per child on weekdays, and $75 per adult and $25 per child on weekends. Six-person cabanas are available for $200 (plus $200 to $250 minimum food and drink spend) and 10-person cabanas are available for $500 (plus $400 minimum food and drink spend), depending on the day of the week).
2. The Standard Spa
Wellness junkies will appreciate a visit to The Standard Spa. Off the beaten tourist path on Belle Isle, the spa's lush grounds feature a large saltwater pool, hot tub, and cold plunge pool. Pass holders also have access to the indoor spa facilities, as well. $75 per person on weekdays, and $150 on weekends and holidays.
3. Four Seasons Hotel Miami
The luxe Four Seasons Hotel Miami can easily cost over $500 per night, but you can enjoy the same amenities when you purchase a day pass. A day pass includes access to the main, palm-lined, two-acre pool terrace along with the Palm Grove Pool, where you can swim or lay under a hammock. Also included is poolside food and drink service, free wifi, discounted valet parking, and access to the whirl pool and kids' pool. $50 per adult and $10 per child Monday through Thursday; $100 per adult and $15 per child Friday through Sunday. Two-person cabanas are also available for $150 Monday through Thursday, and for $300 Friday through Sunday.
4. The Gates Hotel South Beach
This upscale property (which is actually part of the Doubletree by Hilton brand) is located in the heart of South Beach — just steps away from all the shopping, dining, and entertainment the neighborhood has to offer. The beach is also right across the street. A day pass includes pool and hot tub access, poolside food and drink service, towel service, and free wifi. $30 per adult and $10 per child on weekdays ($15 on weekends).
5. COMO Metropolitan Miami Beach
A day pass at the stylish COMO Metropolitan Miami Beach includes pool and beach access, discounted food and drink service, 15% off spa treatments, free wifi, a glass of champagne, and discounted valet parking. $95 per adult Monday through Thursday ($110 Friday through Sunday) and $40 per child ($50 Friday through Sunday).
6. SLS Brickell
The trendy SLS Brickell opened in 2016 and caters to a younger crowd. Non-hotel guests can enjoy the property's hip scene when they purchase a day pass, which includes access to the two main pools (along with the hot and cold plunge pools); use of the fitness center, sauna, relaxation lounge, and steam rooms; food and drink service by the pool; free wifi; and 10% off spa services. $40 per adult and $15 per child on weekdays; $55 per adult and $23 per child on weekends. Luxe, eight-person cabanas (which include day passes and bottled water) are also available for $195 on weekdays and $425 on weekends.
7. The Confidante Miami Beach
Complete with stylish decor, a tropical garden, and sparkling pools, The Confidante Miami Beach is truly a one-of-a-kind property. Plus, you don't have to pay a fortune to experience its charms for yourself. A day pass here includes access to the beach and two pools (plus lounge chairs), free wifi, discounted spa services, food and drink service, use of the fitness center, and reduced valet parking. Day passes from $40 per adult Monday through Thursday ($80 Friday through Sunday) and $20 per child ($40 Friday through Sunday); four-person, adults-only cabanas and six-person family cabanas from $250 Monday through Thursday ($400 Friday through Sunday). 10-person bungalows are $400 Monday through Thursday and $600 Friday through Sunday.
8. Mondrian South Beach
The Mondrian South Beach offers jaw-dropping views, beautiful decor, and gorgeous scenery. A day pass gets you a reserved lounge chair, pool access, kid-friendly sand toys to use, a complimentary glass of champagne or soft drink, towel service, wifi, and discounted parking. $75 per adult on weekdays and $85 per adult on weekends; $50 per child. Spa passes are available for $90 per adult (includes fitness center, steam room, sauna, and relaxation room access, plus discounted parking). Alternatively, book a two-person daybed for $250 ($275 on weekends) or a four-person cabana for $450
9. JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort and Spa
JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort and Spa opened in 2018 as part of a $265 million remodeling. With that came the five-acre Tidal Cove, which is complete with 11 slides, two restaurants, a surfing simulator, a quarter-mile long lazy river, a 4,000-square-foot kids' play area, 25 cabanas, and more. Non-hotel guests can experience all the fun for themselves when they purchase a day pass. $60 per person Monday through Thursday; $80 per person Friday through Sunday.
10. National Hotel Miami Beach
The National Hotel is home of one of the city's largest pools, which spans a whopping 205 feet -- so take a dip, lounge out, and soak up the sun. Day passes available for $50 per person; note that passes are only available Monday through Thursday. Alternatively, reserve a two-person cabana for $175 (includes towel service, a bottle of prosecco, a fruit plate, and coconut water).