Virginia Beach is the place where the Chesapeake Bay merges with the Atlantic Ocean. Here you can enjoy all your quintessential beach activities, from sunbathing to kayaking to happy hours deals with your feet in the sand. The oceanfront town is also home to a vibrant farm-to-table culinary scene that celebrates locally sourced oysters, crabs, and wine. Further inland there is a lively creative district where you can find one-of-a-kind crafts for sale and colorful murals adorning the public space. If you’re planning a trip to Virginia Beach, do check out these five wonderful hotels, all of which feature their own outdoor pools (and perhaps even a lazy river) on the property.
Part of the Holiday Inn chain of hotels, the Holiday Inn & Suites Virginia Beach North Beach is a reliably safe and comfortable oceanfront hotel. Guests can cross straight to the boardwalk and beach. Some of the attractions nearby include the Virginia Aquarium, the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art and Cavalier Park. For some shopping, head down to the Pacific Place Shopping Center which has shops to appeal to the whole family. With so much to do, you may not be spending much time in your rooms. However you will definitely get a great night’s sleep on the hotel’s comfy beds — there are options for king beds, queen beds, and sofa beds depending on your needs. Certain rooms can even sleep up to six persons, making this hotel great for big groups. Within the hotel compound there are also three beautiful outdoor pools, plus an indoor pool with a lazy river to float around in. A gym and hot tub are also available for guests.
More options of hotels with pools
The following hotels do not have lazy river facilities as of the date of this article, but all have a pool.
Turtle Cay Resort offers exceptionally spacious rooms that can accommodate groups of up to eight persons. These generously sized suites each contain one sofa bed, two queen beds and one king bed. There are of course also options for smaller groups, but all just as roomy. Each suite also has a kitchenette with facilities like microwave and refrigerator. For those who love their bubble baths, the toilets also come with showers and bathtubs. Guests can also look forward to a range of awesome facilities on the property, including two swimming pools that feature a man-made waterfall, and which are open all year round. If these aren’t exciting enough for you, the Ocean Breeze Waterpark is also in the vicinity and the Virginia Beach is always bustling with activity. When you get hungry, simply head to the nearby restaurant, Catch 31, to savor some freshly caught seafood. A sushi restaurant is also located just across the resort.
Turtle Cay by Diamond Resorts
Address: 600 Atlantic Avenue
Price: from 66 USD
Outdoor pool Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Swimming pool All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Designated smoking area Pool/beach towels Safety deposit box Smoke alarms
The Marjac Suites offers two types of suites that can easily sleep groups of six. Each comes with two cozy double beds and a sofa bed, making it ideal for families or groups of friends. An open kitchen area is also well stocked with utensils for cooking if you wish to prepare your own meals. The suites also have private balconies so guests can enjoy the picturesque sights of the Atlantic Ocean from their own rooms. From the property, attractions like the Beach Mall Shopping Center, Pacific Place Shopping Center and Ocean Breeze Waterpark are all nearby. The neighborhood is also safe and pleasant so can explore the area by foot with no issues. You will also be able to walk to Virginia Beach in just two minutes. There, the more adventurous can try surfing, jet skiing and parasailing. If you’d just like to relax and absorb the sights and sounds, you’ll be well taken care of at one of the beachfront cafes and bars. Alternatively, the hotel also has its own clean, well-maintained outdoor pools which can give you a little more privacy than the open beach.
Marjac Suites Virginia Beach Oceanfront
Address: 2201 Atlantic Avenue
Price: from 54 USD
Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities Outdoor pool Accessible parking Visual aids: Braille Daily housekeeping Pool cover On-site parking Family rooms
The Ocean Beach Club Resort is a modern but still homely resort with various types of rooms. Couples can opt for the cozy queen studio, while families with children can consider booking the two-bedroom oceanfront suites which come with two queen beds and one sofa bed. Each room also comes with a kitchen area, dining space, and lounge with a large flat-screen cable television. Within the resort there is also a game room which the kids will love, plus a state-of-the-art fitness center with a panoramic view of the Atlantic Ocean. Guests can also enquire about joining the oceanfront yoga classes conducted right on the property. This fabulous hotel also has three separate pools and a poolside cafe and bar to keep you well fed and refreshed under the hot sun. From the resort, a short walk will bring you to attractions such as the Pacific Place Shopping Center for some great deals, and the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art to check out local artists’ contributions to the art scene here.
The Beach Quarters Resort is located right beside Virginia Beach, with rooms that overlook the stunning Atlantic Ocean. There are a range of studios for two to suites for six persons, all of which share the common feature of a balcony facing the beach and the water. Apart from the comfy bedrooms, each room also has a kitchenette with microwave, refrigerator, and staple utensils for cooking. Within the resort there are also outdoor and indoor pools to allow guests to have a swim all year round. The Sandbar poolside tiki bar and cafe also serves delicious snacks and drinks to keep you going as you splash around and work up a tan. The athletic club, rooftop tennis court, steam room and hot tub facilities are all open to guests as well. From the resort, a short walk will bring you to attractions like the Virginia Beach Fishing Pier, Virginia Aquarium and plenty of restaurants, shops and more.
Beach Quarters by Diamond Resorts
Address: 501 Atlantic Avenue
Price: from 225 USD
Books, DVDs, music for children Breakfast options Free WiFi Accessible parking Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Cashless payment available Tennis court On-site parking
A vacation in Virginia Beach
Whether you’re looking to catch some waves, have a relaxing getaway with the family, or spend a romantic weekend with someone special, Virginia Beach will have something for you. We hope this list has been helpful for choosing a hotel to suit your needs.
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