Words Jamie Jansen


Our town is full of breathtaking places that make you want to pause the ratrace and just be. Relax. A pool helps. So does a bar. Therefore we present: three stunning pool bars that are open to the public.


Real Bali vibes at Niramaya

No 10 hour flight needed, just head over to Niramaya and it already feels like you’re in Bali.

The South East Asian design of the poolside area is a mix between natural elements and modern minimalism. It provides the perfect relaxed and tranquil atmosphere you’re looking for; a soothing island getaway.

At Niramaya, day visitors are welcome at the restaurant and are able to enjoy the beautiful pool after having lunch.

Sip on fresh cocktails and mocktails by the plunge pool while chilling on one of the comfy outdoor daybeds and drift away with the tropical surrounding garden and rainforest atmosphere.

(Important detail: the bar’s happy hour is from Monday to Sunday between 3.30pm and 4.30pm)


Way down in Kokomo

Inspired by the Beach Boys song ‘Kokomo’, the poolside bar at Peppers Beach Club combines cool cocktails with

Koko’s is a chic – but relaxed tropical poolside bar and kitchen looking out over the beautiful white sand swimming pool.

The bar offers signature cocktails such as the “Lychee & Lime Icicle”, the “Som Tum Sling” and the “Lemongrass, Lime and Thai Basil Mojito”.

Come evening, when the pool is illuminated, the perfect scene to sip away those delicious cocktails.


Family fun

Want to enjoy a cocktail while the kids are having fun in the pool? Then Rachel’s pool bar at Reef Resort is the perfect spot.

The scenic poolside area offers a great, chill atmosphere with something for everyone.

While you’re catching some rays by the pool you don’t have to worry about the kids as there is a separated shallow area where they can play safely.