12 Best Hotel Pools in Napa and Sonoma

Daniel Mangin | February 02, 2018

Midsummer Wine Country temperatures often hit 90-plus, making a dip in the pool nearly essential. The top resorts boast the fanciest pools and have cocktail service down pat, but this list starts with four affordable spots, two with old-school 1950s pools.

Note: Two pool areas not ready for review may be open by the time you read this. Expansive views and private cabanas complete with fireplaces will add to the pleasure of a dip in the shallow rooftop pool at Archer Hotel Napa. Separate adults-only, lap, and children's pools at Meadowood Napa Valley (hot tubs near the first and third) will ensure a suitable atmosphere for all guests.


Kenwood Inn and Spa

Why it made the list

The inn's primary pool sits amid a landscaped fieldstone-decked courtyard with plenty of lounge chairs, conversation areas, and a few cabanas. You can rent the cabanas by the day; they're pricey, but the perks, including wine, are mighty fine.

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