Pool Bars of Australia

Poolside Bars of Australia

It’s safe to say it’s been an interesting time for many and not a standard year for social gatherings. But as the doors for 2020 close, let our local businesses shout “Open for Business!”  

It’s Summer time and what better way to dive into the new year than drinking cocktails by the pool. So, let’s take a splash into some of the greatest poolside bars Australia has to offer.  


Elements of Byron 

Byron Bay’s award-winning beachfront resort embodies, as its name suggests, all the elements of Bryon. From an exclusive heated pool for adult guests, to private cabanas, poolside loungers and a swim-up bar, this resort boasts personality.  


Pullman Brisbane - Mojito Cocktail

 (Photo credits: Elements of Byron). 


Signature Cocktail: Mojito served in D-STILL’s 525ml Polycarbonate Cut Crystal Highball. 


Pullman Brisbane 

Have a splashing good time at Pullman’s newly renovated rooftop pool and sundeck. Situated in the heart of Brisbane’s CBD, recharge yourself with a refreshing swim and cocktail as you watch the city zoom by.  


Pullman Brisbane - Pims Cocktail

 (Photo credits: Pullman Brisbane). 

Signature Cocktail: Pims in D-STILL’s 1200ml Unbreakable Jug 

Daydream Island Resort 

Daydream Island Resort is best known for its backyard… THE LIVING REEF! The resort offers guests the experience of swimming and relaxing poolside with a cold drink while admiring unparalleled views across the Whitsundays Great Barrier Reef.  



Daydream Island - Couple resort

(Photo credit: Daydream Island Resort). 


Signature Cocktail: Pina Fun in the Sun enjoyed in D-STILL’s 385ml Polycarbonate Pina Colada Glass.  


Intercontinental Hotels 

The mineral water is cold, the towels are fluffed and the sunscreen is ready at the Intercontinental Double Bay Resort.  The staff have thought of everything to ensure a stress-free experience, simply bring your swimmers for a well-deserved break. Need something from the bar or lounge? The staff are on hand for anything extra you may need.  

The Terrace Pool at Sanctuary Cove stretches 40 metres long and is complimented with reclining sun loungers and plenty of space for family time. Drinks are catered by The Pool House which offers an all-day range of enticing cocktails, craft beers, sangria pitchers, mocktails and food options.  

 Positioned on the edge of iconic Hayman Pool, Aqua takes poolside relaxation to new heights with private cabanas, seafood platters and a selection of mixologist creations including feature cocktail the Aqua Margarita. 

You will not be disappointed by the attention to detail and immaculate service The Intercontinental Hotel chain ensures. 


Intercontinental Hayman Island Resort

 (Photo credits: Intercontinental Hayman Island Resort). 

 Signature Cocktail: Aqua Margarita severed in D-STILL’s 315ml Polycarbonate Margarita Glass.



Sofitel Darling Harbour  

To infinity pool and beyond! Sofitel not only offers a shimmering infinity pool but also infinite drink options – from inventive cocktails to premium champagne and wine – this spectacular pool bar is bound to quench your thirst.  


Sofitel Darling Harbour Cocktail

(Photo credits: D-STILL Drinkware). 

Signature Cocktail: Aperol Spritz served in D-STILL’s 375ml Polycarbonate Cocktail Flute.


Paradise Resort Gold Coast 

There is something for everyone at Paradise Resort’s Poolside Café and BarWatch the kids splash around in the fantastic water park while sipping on your favourite beverage. As the sun sets, get the family together and enjoy a poolside movie. 


Paradise Resort Gold Coast Unicorn Cocktail

(Photo credits: Paradise Resort Gold Coast). 

Signature Cocktail: Fluffy Unicorn served in D-STILL’s 320ml Unbreakable Hurricane Glass. 



Crown Casino Perth 

 Seas the day at Perth’s Crown Casino secluded poolside retreat. Plunge into the glistening infinity pool, glide down the waterslide and enjoy poolside dining with attentive wait staff –  

We will have a round of Pina Coladas please! 


Crown Casino Perth - Pool Bar

 (Photo credits: Crown Casino Perth). 

Signature Cocktail: Hawaiian Margarita loved in D-STILL’s 315ml Polycarbonate Margarita Glass.


IVY Pool Club 

Enjoy a European inspired holiday without leaving Sydney’s CBD at the IVY Pool Club. Swim on top of the world in their iconic rooftop pool and escape the stresses of the outside world. Discover IVY’s cultivated wine list, cultured cocktails and Mediterranean style food.  


Ivy Pool Bar

(Photo credits: IVY Pool Club). 

Signature cocktail: The Mango Angle served in D-STILL’s 425ml Highball Beer Glass.


W Hotel Brisbane 

We are not pool-ing your leg when we say you don’t have to wait until the sun goes down to party. Dip your toes into the WET Deck Pool day or night! Relish the beauty of Australia’s Sunshine State while drinking curated cocktails and champagnes. End the night with a good old fashion Australian BBQ complimented with river views.  


W Hotel Wet Deck Pool Bar

(Photo credits: W Hotel Brisbane). 

 Signature Cocktail: Colada-Scope served in D-STILL's 385ml Pina Colada Glass.


Novotel Brighton Beach & Cairns 

Go with the float and visit a Novotel Hotel & Resort.  

Novotel Cairns Resort is easily one of the top charms of Cairns. Celebrate in true Tropical North Queensland style with your feet dangling in the pool and Strawberry daiquiri in hand Need a top up? No need to leave the refreshing water, float your way over to MOKU Bar & Grill.  

Lastly, making waves as a luxe pool bar is V3 Bar at Novotel Brighton BeachChoose between indoor floating and outdoor splashing – for wherever the tide takes you! Perfect for slurping down an icy cocktail and unwinding with co-workers and friends. 

Novotel Pool Bar

(Photo credits: Novotel Cairns). 

Signature Cocktail: Watermelon Mint Cooler served in D-STILL’s 415ml Diamond Cut Crystal Highball Glass.



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