Power ranking the 5 best spots to take a dip in Dallas

Published On 07/12/2013 Published On 07/12/2013
The rooftop pool at NYLO South Side
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1. The Texas Pool 901 Springbrook Dr, Plano, TX 75075

A pool shaped like the state of Texas. Obviously.

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2. Sisu Uptown 2508 Maple Ave, Dallas, TX 75201

Shoring up Uptown nightlife, this adult playground's set in a 5Ksqft house complete with a living room setup, a lounge-y den, and a palm tree-accented, cabana-equipped saltwater pool. Edibles stretch from not-from-the-pool mesquite-grilled lobster w/ blood orange vinaigrette, to a 28-day dry-aged ribeye served with crispy spinach, white cheddar horseradish mashed potatoes, and moneybutter, which also goes great over Billy Beanes.

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3. Fraternal Order of Eagles 8500 Arturo Dr, Dallas, TX 75228

A group meeting house with shuffleboard, darts nights and dinner each once a week, and an olympic-sized pool (!).

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4. Hotel Lumen 6101 Hillcrest Ave, Dallas, TX 75205

A luxe Kimpton hotel located right across from SMU, Hotel Lumen's got a modern style, a rooftop terrace, and a butt-kickin' courtyard pool.

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5. NYLO Dallas South Side 1325 S Lamar St, Dallas, TX 75215

NYLO's third Metroplex hotel, the NYLO Dallas South Side, was built into the 100yr-old Dallas Coffin Co. building, with rooms boasting exposed 10ft ceilings, original concrete floors, and blackout drapes for those mornings you just know you won't want to get up off that concrete floor.