There are always specific things we want in an apartment, but even living close to the ocean doesn't necessarily mean you have to give up on having a pool. In fact, many Miami apartments have amazing pools. You've just got to know where to find this soothing, spa-like amenity if you want to find the best.
This list of some of the best apartment pools in Miami will definitely get you started. Don't miss out on the liquid luxury that's perfect for you.
Source: Rent. Flamingo Point
One of the many things that makes Flaming Point so special is the fact that the pool boasts stunning water views. Located right on Biscayne Bay, you can chill in the impressive pool while watching the boats go by. Grab a lounge chair or a private cabana at this palm-tree-lined oasis and kick your relaxation up to the next level.
Located in Miami's famous South Beach neighborhood, when you live here, you're close to sandy beaches and glamorous nightlife. There's plenty of shopping, cafes and cool art deco architecture to check out as you explore the area. You're also not far from the downtown area if you need to commute to work each day.
Source: Rent. / Panorama Tower
Two pools and a splash pad for the kids? Yes, please. Both pools at Panorama Tower are up high to maximize views. One looks out onto the Atlantic Ocean and the other is the perfect spot to catch the sunset. This gives residents the freedom to pick their pool based on their mood or the time of day.
In another great neighborhood overlooking Biscayne Bay, this Brickell community is part of Miami's financial hub. A trendy place to call home, it's not all work here. There are plenty of rooftop bars and restaurants, art galleries and boutiques to keep everyone happy and entertained.
Source: Rent. / Cascade
You're in a tiny bit of paradise when you're around the pool at Cascade. You'll feel like you're at a hotel resort as you grab a spot in a cabana or under a clean, white umbrella. A zero-entry pool means you can practically fall out of your cushy chair straight into the cool, clear water.
Part of a large terrace, when you're up here, you'll also find a hot tub, sport court, outdoor lounge with fire pit and a grilling and dining area. This Golden Pines community is truly full of amenities, and the surrounding neighborhood makes it even better.
Source: Rent. / Artem Wynwood
Everything is a little funkier at Artem Wynwood, from the vivid murals surrounding the bottom of the building to the pops of color that go all the way up to the top. The rooftop pool is a little more muted in tone but still feels out of the ordinary. A square-shaped pool faces plenty of lounge chairs and a covered outdoor hangout spot with its own television. There are a few umbrellas too for shade.
Situated in the eclectic Wynwood Arts District, this community is part of the creative core of Miami. Its own street art decor aligns perfectly with the area's art galleries, antique shops and unique bars. This is also where you'll find one of the largest open-air street-art installations in the entire world.
Source: Rent. / Southgate Towers
It's all about the water at Southgate Towers, whether you're heading to the pool or the bay. For a little exercise, head to the lap pool. For a little relaxation, the infinity-style pool is large and luxurious. Enjoy the Miami skyline from across the bay as you settle into poolside cabanas or any of the lounge chairs. There's also a bayside lounge.
When you're ready to enjoy the water via boat, this South Beach gem has its own community pier and boat docks. You won't have to travel far to hop into your boat and head out. Of course, when you're on land, you've got all the fun of South Beach to enjoy right there at your fingertips.
Source: Rent. / Camden Aventura
With a total of four swimming pools, a jacuzzi and a private marina with 34 boat slips, Camden Aventura is a water-friendly place to live. The pools are each surrounded by tall palm trees and lines of lounge chairs. Each also has at least a few umbrella-covered tables and chairs. They're all individually ideal for swimming, floating and chilling out.
A great place to live for everyone from families to young professionals, Camden Aventura is part of the Adventure Town Center area. There are plenty of places to shop and eat right around the corner, and you're close to the third-largest mall in the country. Even better, you're not far from Tidal Cove Waterpark, with its wave generator and water slides.
Yacht Club at Brickell Apartments
Source: Rent. / Yacht Club at Brickell Apartments
Giving you a view straight out into the ocean and the clear blue sky, the pool and deck at the Yacht Club at Brickell Apartments deliver paradise. A sleek design and ample lounge chairs will quickly strip away the stress of your day. You'll also find a separate jacuzzi under its own pergola.
The water-related amenities don't end there, though. This Brickell community also features a sauna, so you can sweat out those impurities before jumping into the pool to cool off. There are also extra lounge chairs on the deck that face out onto the ocean. Serenity is the standard when you live in this great Miami location.
Source: Rent. / Bay Parc
Impressive cabanas are only the start of the pool area at Bay Parc. There are so many of these cushy, double lounge spots though, it might be hard to focus on the crystalline pool or the lush landscaping. The entire swimming pool deck is stacked with a poolside cafe for when the sun ramps up your appetite and a lounge space for when you'd rather hang out than sunbathe.
Within the quiet neighborhood of Edgewater, this is yet another Miami location that offers up proximity to Biscayne Bay. You'll also find plenty of open space thanks to the eight acres that make up Margaret Pace Park.
Waterways Village Apartments
Source: Rent. / Waterways Village Apartments
A large saltwater pool brings you the best of the ocean without the waves and sand. At Waterways Village Apartments, you'll find plenty of sunbathing spots and a great view of Miami. Go beyond the pool area and there's a great social deck with couches and umbrella-covered seating to extend your fun in the sun.
The amenities just keep coming in this community in The Waterways. Smart home features are available in all units, and on-site services include recycling and maintenance. For more outside time, you can walk along the marina or simply sit and enjoy the ocean views from your private balcony or patio.
Blue Lagoon 7
Source: Rent. / Blue Lagoon 7
Right on the edge of the Flagami neighborhood, the list of outdoor amenities is long at Blue Lagoon 7. The pool and spa start things off. Surrounded by lounge chairs and cabanas, you can find ultimate relaxation right here. Big, blue-and-white striped umbrellas offer up some shade, and there's even a poolside shower should you want to rinse off after a dip.
Moving beyond the pool area, but still in the great outdoors, you'll find a gaming space with ping pong, billiards and a life-sized chess set. There's also an elevated lounge above the pool with rocking chairs and couches. A grilling space, hammocks and other well-placed seating areas complete the outdoor amenities here in the heart of Miami.
Chill out in one of the most incredible apartment pools in Miami
It's easy to lose focus on those luxury amenities when you're on the hunt for a new apartment. Maybe you need a place that's pet-friendly or want a superior fitness center so you work out at home. However, in Miami, it's also about living your best outdoor life, so don't forget about that swimming pool.