With pretty pools like these, residents might never want to leave.
Handcrafted, green, oxide-glazed tiled walls decorate the 50-foot pool at Rose Hill.
1. Rose Hill
Named after the historic neighborhood within Nomad, Rose Hill embodies the modern Gotham aesthetic. The lobby is reminiscent of a luxe hotel, and two outdoor lounges boast incredible views of both the Chrysler and Empire State buildings. The building even dedicates three full floors solely to amenities. A focus feature of the tower by Rockefeller Group is a one-of-a-kind, handcrafted, 50-foot pool finished with green-glazed tiles on the walls. From 1.365 million, 212.433.3029, rosehill.nyc
The 82-foot lap pool at 111 W. 57th St.
2. 111 W. 57th St.
Serenity awaits in this landmark prewar building; the 82-foot lap pool features double-height ceilings, alcove cabanas and lounge seating. Located on the edge of Midtown, the building reaches over 1,400 feet. Thus, iconic views are in all directions: Central Park to the north, Brooklyn to the east, the Hudson to the west and all the way to One World Trade Center to the south. From $8.75 million, 212.935.5757, 111w57.com
In addition to the infinity pool, 130 William St. gives access to a health club, plunge pools, sauna and massage rooms.
3. 130 William St.
Rising to nearly 800 feet, architect Sir David Adjaye’s 130 William makes a statement against the Financial District skyline. Dip into one of several relaxing pools: an infinity-edge, thermal or cold-plunge. The floor-to-ceiling, shimmering gray tiles surrounding the pool are illuminated naturally by the sun. The outdoor observation deck has amazing vistas of Lower Manhattan, and residents can occupy their weekends with the barbecues, lounging spaces and private cabanas in which to unwind. Other amenities include a pet spa, yoga studio, IMAX private theater and basketball court. From $1.296 million, 212.433.3130, 130william.com
A hot tub and cabanas surround the pool at The XI.
4. The XI
At the first U.S. location by Six Senses Resorts and Spas, cabanas line a 75-foot sunlit pool, surrounded by the gym and floor-to-ceiling windows looking over the Hudson. Complete with a general experience manager to cater to recreational needs, the 18,000-square-foot XI Club amenities feature a hot tub, steam rooms and treatment rooms for massages. Also included are special privileges at the Six Senses Place club dedicated to relaxation with highlights of a meditation dome, screening room for health talks, wellness clinic, holistic anti-aging center, juice bar and coworking spaces. From $2.35 million, 917.702.7758, thexi.com
Photography by: The XI photo by DBOX; 130 WIlliam photo by Binyan Studios; 111 W. 57th St. photo by Hayes Davidson; Rose Hill photo courtesy of Rockefeller Group