The hospitality industry is highly competitive. To have the edge needed to become a leader, hotels have turned to automation for their pools and spas to ensure safety, compliance, and accuracy. Automation by VivoAquatics provides hoteliers with full control over aquatic management of their facility. They can effortlessly monitor the pool’s chemical levels via a cloud-based platform coupled with regulation controllers.
VivoPoint by VivoAquatics is one of the leading water management platforms for hotel and resort pools and spas. Automation prevents costly problems, increases profitability, cuts costs, guarantees guest satisfaction, and creates pristine water. VivoPoint Pro combines our water management platform with next-gen IoT solutions on-site that help streamline the hotel’s efficiency and reduce pool and spa labor hours.
With VivoPoint, all water management processes and workflows improve which helps take guest satisfaction to a whole new level.
Top 10 Impressive Resort Pools and Spas That Use VivoAquatics
Below are a list of 10 leading hotel pools and spas which have partnered with VivoAquatics to use VivoPoint automation and other professional services.
1. Marriott Luxury Collection Resorts
The Marriott Luxury Collection is made up of boutique hotels located around the globe. You’ll find resorts in the following countries:
- The Pacific
- Central America
- North America
- Middle East
- South America
Many of the exotic Marriott Luxury Resorts are well known for their spectacular aquatic facilities. On Santorini’s archipelago sits the breathtaking Mystique, a Marriott Luxury Collection Hotel that has two lavish swimming pools that overlook the Aegean Sea caldera. The freshwater pools are surrounded by a spacious terrace where guests can enjoy breakfast or drinks. As the sun rises, yoga sessions also take place around the perimeter of the azure pools.
Another Luxury Collection Resort is the Al Maha which is located on the edge of the Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve. It is ranked a five-star oasis. The resort is made up of 42 individual tent suites which each have its own temperature-controlled private pool. Guests can enjoy watching the Reserve’s wildlife poolside.
The St. Anthony, a Luxury Collection Hotel is located in the heart of San Antonio. On the top of the resort sits a pristine infinity pool. Guests can enjoy a poolside cabana while looking out across the vast San Antonio cityscape.
In Savannah, Georgia sits the Perry Lane Hotel, which is another Luxury Collection Resort. It couples Southern charm with modern amenities. The lovely checkered tiled pool and spa are open year-round. The heated pool is perched on the hotel’s rooftop.
2. Westin Lagunamar in Cancun
The Westin Lagunamar Ocean Resort Villas & Spa located in Cancun, Mexico sits beachside overlooking the sapphire Caribbean Sea. You can choose from studio or villa rentals. There are three pool areas with a huge infinity pool with a swim-up bar. There is also a kiddie pool with a waterslide and a zero-entry pool. Alongside the pool are oversized whirlpool spas which are available to resort guests, 16 years and older. Although Westin Lagunamar in Cancun does not use VivoPoint, they do contract with VivoAquatics for our professional services.
3. The Venetian Resort Las Vegas
The Venetian Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada is well known for its over-the-top aquatic facilities which are home to pool parties galore. The pool deck spans over two acres and cradles four massive pools (three are infinity-design pools). There is also a splash pad for young and old to enjoy for a quick cool down. Enjoy the pool ledge loungers or day beds located in the center of the pools. Around the perimeters are hundreds of pool chairs.
For those seeking peace and quiet, the Canyon Ranch Spa and Fitness area of the Venetian Resort is a tranquil retreat. Sculptures and luxurious pool chairs surround the pool, and the surrounding area is highlighted in black and white accents. The poolside is a favorite place for celebrities and those seeking Instagram-worthy photos.
Using VivoAquatics automation aquatics software saves the Venetian 5 million gallons of water per year!
4. Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa
The Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa is well known as a leading destination for anyone seeking an outstanding aquatic facility. The Waikolohe Valley pool area is a popular location for young and old alike.
The location features the following:
- Water slides
- Lazy river with floating opportunities
- Private lagoon with snorkeling
- Infinity edge pool
- Numerous interactive water play areas
- Quiet pool for those seeking relaxation
The resort offers the following aquatic amenities:
Ka Maka Grotto - A Family Pool
The Kamaka Grotto offers sweeping ocean views. The infinity edge of the pool is perked over Ko Olina Beach. The pool and whirlpool spas are open day and night There is even a misty grotto to explore. Kids love the Keiki Cove Splash Zone which has been specially designed to entertain children five and under.
When the sun sets, the pool and spa area becomes a magical wonderland with thousands of glittering lights. The pool waters are kept between 82 to 86 degrees Fahrenheit. The resort is a member of the LEED certification program which means that the pool’s temperatures are maintained with heat created by the HVAC units located at the Aulani Resort.
Keiki Cove is a water playground for small children under the age of five. It has fun images of aquatic creatures across the bottom of the pool. The rainbow water jets let the little ones safely cool off while they search for the hidden Menehune which are the little people of Hawaii.
Menehune Bridge measures 2,100 square feet and has two water slides along with interactive water features like a gigantic climbing structure and spinning gourds.
The Rainbow Reef is more than just an aquatic facility. Guests can enjoy a close-up encounter with fish and snorkel in the private lagoon. The saltwater lagoon is filled with thousands of colorful tropical fish such as angelfish, tangs, butterflyfish, and surgeonfish. Guests can swim among the fish or view the 3,800-square-foot reef through a lavish viewing window.
The Waikolohe pool measures 8,200 square feet with zero entry pool. It is ideal for young and old alike. There is a Volcano Vertical tunnel body slide that plunges down into the pool's water. Poolside, Disney characters wait on guests and ensure all their needs are met. Depending on the time, the resort hosts teens-only, tweens-only, and all-aged parties poolside that are completely themed.
The lazy river features two rushing ‘whitewater’ experiences. The river is fun for the whole family. Guests use a tube to float the current throughout the entire Waikolohe Valley. There are many rock formations and natural decor with fountain springs which spray out water and caverns to explore.
- The Volcano Vertical is an enclosed body slide that plunges downward rapidly into the Waikolohe Pool.
- The Tubestone Curl is an open-air tube that twists and turns into the Waikolohe Stream. You can ride down the tube alone or with a friend.
Around the Ko Olina lagoons and the Waikolohe Valley, sit private cabanas and Casabella which are loaded with amenities. They can function as a home base for guests while they enjoy the vast aquatic facility.
The shaded retreats contain:
- Ceiling fans
- 43-inch flat-screen television
- Wi-Fi access
- Complimentary fruit bowl and water
The Wailana Pool is a tranquil experience that sits away from the main pool to provide peace and quiet. It’s ideal for guests seeking solitude. Swim in the 1,500-square-foot tension edge pool. The unique water wall pours down into the deep end of the pool. The entire area is nicely shaded with tropical trees. Guests can lounge poolside or take a swim.
The resort features whirlpool spas in four areas. Many are family-friendly, and some are adult-only. The spas overlook the infinity pool and the ocean for unparalleled views. Two of the terraced whirlpool spas have a dramatic infinity edge so guests feel like they are relaxing in the actual Pacific Ocean.
5. Cosmopolitan Las Vegas
The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas resort offers three incredibly unique pool experiences to guests in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip.
The Pool District
At the Pool District, guests enjoy pool cabanas that feature a completely dedicated server, stocked refrigerator, and fruit plate. Guests can also opt to simply lounge on one of the many daybeds with rolled towels and lush cushions. The cabanas and daybeds book up quickly so be sure to make reservations
The Chelsea pool sits on the 14th level of The Chelsea Tower. It’s a great aquatic retreat that also has cabanas for guests.
Each cabana by the Boulevard pool and the Chelsea pool will accommodate eight people.
- Fully stocked refrigerator
- Flat-screen televisions
- Fresh fruit platter
- One to two lounge chairs
Daybed amenities include:
- A lush square mattress.
- Two triangular pillows.
The Pool District is located on the fourth level of the Boulevard tower. The pool has two expansive decks and features unparalleled views of the Las Vegas strip. With a walk-up bar, foosball, and billiards, guests will find ample things to do around the aquatic facility.
The Cosmopolitan’s Bungalows overlook the Marquee Daybed pool area. The bungalow has a three-story loft and living quarters complete with a plunge pool.
6. Resorts World Las Vegas
The Resorts World Las Vegas offers several premium aquatic facilities for guests. Located on the strip, the resort is ideal for adults-only or families seeking an exciting Las Vegas retreat.
The Main Resort Pool sits in the heart of the Resorts World Las Vegas complex and is made up of three unique swimming pools. The Agave Bar and Grill sits only steps away from the water’s edge. There are lounge chairs and daybed rentals.
Daybeds are located around the Maine Resort Pool area. Guests can reserve the daybeds for the entire day. With a daybed rental, guests receive the services of a dedicated server and towel service. Each day bed provides chase.
The family pool is fun for both adults and children. It has many unique water features. The pool sits beside Bites which is a snack bar. Families can opt to rent one of three private cabanas when lounging poolside.
The Bimini Pool has an oversized chest game for swimmers. With ample poolside lounging, the area is also home to the Bimini Bar where swimmers can enjoy a refreshing beverage poolside.
The Cabana Pool is home to 13 private cabanas and deck chairs. Swimmers can enjoy the brilliant blue waters of the unique round pool or retreat to a private cabana for shade and a refreshment. The entire focus of the Cabana Pool is relaxation. It's a place where resort guests can seek respite from the hustle and bustle of Las Vegas. The private cabanas feature a misting fan, couch, lounge chairs, television, refrigerator, bottled water, safe, and a coffee table.
The Infinity Pool provides swimmers with a picturesque view of the city. It is the first adult-only Infinity Pool in the area. Pool chairs, bungalows, and daybeds are available for rent.
7. The West Hollywood Edition
The boutique West Hollywood Edition sits in the area where West Hollywood joins with Beverly Hills. It is home to 140 guest rooms, 48 suites, and two penthouses. There are also 20 residences. The hotel is well known for its outstanding restaurant, chic basement club, large spa, and expansive pool for guests.
The pool of the West Hollywood Edition sits over the iconic Sunset Boulevard on the rooftop and affords guests a panoramic view of the Los Angeles cityscape. An abundance of botanicals and trees surround the pool’s perimeter. There are wooden loungers for guests to sunbathe.
8. Omni La Costa Carlsbad
The award-winning Omni La Costa Carlsbad Resort is home to two championship golf courses and eight lavish pools. The resort sits North of San Diego and is within easy driving distance to beaches and other tourist destinations such as the family amusement park Legoland.
Many consider the water activities at the Omni La Costa Carlsbad spa the best in San Diego. Guests can choose to spend their time in any of the eight swimming pools.
Edge Adult Pool and Terrace
The Edge Adult Pool and Terrace is for guests who are 21 and older. The adult pool is always bustling with activity. Guests can relax next to the fountains or fire pits or spend time in their own private cabana.
Splash Landing Pools
The pools are home to two 100-foot water slides at the family-friendly Splash Landing Pools located by the family pool. Guests can grab a bite to eat at the Splash Cafe. To enjoy the waterslides, children and adults must stand at least 48 inches or taller. There is a toddler slide that is for children who stand 36 inches or taller.
Located beside the La Costa hotel rooms, the Garden outdoor pools and hot tubs are set amidst a lush and peaceful garden.
Villa Pool and Hot Tub
Situated by the premier Villa, the Villa pool and hot tub let guests relax in a picturesque, almost Mediterranean setting.
Spa Courtyard Pool
The Spa at La Costa is a private pool for spa guests. The pool’s perimeter features lavish lounge chairs for sunbathing and relaxing. The Spa Cafe offers snack foods. Only guests who have a scheduled spa treatment at the resort are allowed access to the pool.
Guests have the opportunity to rent cabanas for half a day at the Splash Landing and Family Pool or the Adult Edge Pool.
9. Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island
The Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island is home to the Esther Williams Swimming Pool which was named for the competitive swimmer and famous actress from the 1947 movie, “This Time for Keeps” which was filmed at the hotel. Guests can enjoy lavish poolside cabanas where they can relax in the shade.
The pool features a zero-depth beach entry, a water slide, and a water jet area. There is a large, heated whirlpool. In one area, there is a very privy adults-only area where the pool has an infinity edge and panoramic views of the countryside. While enjoying the pool, guests can also grab a quick bite to eat at the Esther Williams Pool Bar.
10. Omni Austin Barton Creek
The Omni Austin Barton Creek sits in the rolling hill country that surrounds Austin, Texas. The resort is located on 4,000 acres by the Omni Barton Creek. Guests flock to the resort to enjoy golf, massage therapy, and more. Three pools make up the oasis at the resort. The heated pools are open year-round and ideal for family fun. Private cabanas are available. There is a small pad for children and an oversized adult-only hot tub. Two fire pits are also located by the pools.
Adults-Only Infinity Pool and Hot Tub
Located on the 18th green of the Fazio Foothills sits the adults-only infinity swimming pool. Relax poolside, enjoy a cocktail, soak in the hot tub, or take a refreshing swim.
Families vacationing at the Omni Austin Barton Creek Resort will appreciate the splash pad for the kiddies. It’s a place to play water games and then take a dip in one of the two nearby family pools.
Nopales serves Latin-American cuisine poolside. The restaurant is open seasonally.
Book a Cabana
Resort guests can book a cabana poolside for the day. Other options poolside include chairs and umbrellas.
Benefits of Automated Water Management for Hotels
By utilizing the water management platform offered by VivoAquatics, the above amazing hotel pools and spas have shown that they put safety and compliance above all else while empowering their teams to work efficiently.
They have also reduced costly labor hours and further streamlined their workflows. All the perks provided by aquatic management software create impressive cost savings and help guarantee customer satisfaction.
Reports have shown that hotel resorts that use aquatics automation achieve the following:
- 15% savings in water usage.
- 20% savings in chemicals
- 31% extension in the lifespan of equipment
- 32% savings in labor costs
Results do vary based on the property type, participation, and level of automation.
Aquatic Management Software Solutions
Below are just a few ways that VivoPoint aquatic management software has provided solutions for many of the common problems faced by hotels when managing their pools and spas.
- Effortlessly keep track of all preventative management and asset management to catch problems quickly before they cause a breakdown or result in expensive repairs. VivoPoint aquatics software provides you with 24-hour access to notifications with remote monitoring so you can tackle safety problems quickly. Any time something does not meet the CDC standards then your team is automatically notified so you can resolve the issue rapidly.
- Maintains accurate chemical calculations at all times. The automation software eliminates guessing and ensures consistent safety for all patrons.
- Provides cloud-based tracking so you can work effectively and monitor using secure data storage solutions. The system eliminates manual errors, saves time, and helps expand the bottom line.
- Offers a Visual dashboard with a water safety score to ensure the pool's water is safe and always treated. The data helps reduce chemical usage, eliminate costly closures, and ensure a safe and healthy guest experience.
VivoPoint lets resorts and hotels lower their costs, ensure water facility safety, and keep their aquatic operations running smoothly. There is no need to hire more staff or ever cut corners. You’ll have complete remote monitoring with 24/7 notifications which help prevent problems before they become major.
The above resort hotels have used VivoPoint Pro to drive efficiency and further streamline their workflows with automated water management tools. The solutions provided are all certified for CDC safety standards through the Council for the Model Aquatic Health Code to ensure that safety and compliance are always easily maintained.
We invite you to partner with VivoAquatics and join the hotels above and our many other hospitality clients who use our aquatics automation software platform daily to keep their pools and spas running smoothly. Learn more about our client success stories and why you should use automation to oversee your pool and spa facilities. Contact us today to find out more about VivoPoint.