WET pool deck

WET pool deck (Maria Murriel/SouthFlorida.com / July 14, 2013)

Pool parties are making a splash this summer in South Florida. Whether you want to show off your bikini body at a swanky soiree, or keep it casual at a beachside barbecue, you'll find there's a pool to jump into no matter your style.

— Micaela Hood

Broward

Exit 66: Bikini-clad women and musclemen flock to this pool on the weekend when the club brings in guest DJs. Private cabana rentals and bottle service are available for the ultimate pool party fun. Dress code: fashion forward. Open 1:30 p.m. to sunset Saturday and Sunday. 219 S. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Info: 954-357-9981, Itsbetteronthebeach.com/exit-66-pool


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W Fort Lauderdale: You'll find the trendy people relaxing Sundays at Sublime, a popular pool party held at the WET pool lounge. DJs are on a rotation during the summer and spin the best in hip-hop, electronica, house and trance. Bottles start at $125. Dress code: Sexy gets you in the door. Open 1-8 p.m. 401 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. Info: 954-414-8200, Wfortlauderdale.com

Bamboo Beach Club & Tiki Bar: Located at the Ocean Manor Resort, this casual spot offers food and drink specials and a live DJ. On Sundays, check out the Caribbean pig-roast buffet ($15.95 per person), which includes a serving of meat, baked beans, potato salad, cole slaw, and beans and rice. Private cabanas — equipped with a shower, electricity and furniture — are available to rent starting at $50. Dress code: laid-back and loose. Open 7 a.m.-2 a.m. daily. 4040 Galt Ocean Drive, Fort Lauderdale. Info: 954-566-7500, Bamboobeachtikibar.com

Palm Beach County

The Village of North Palm Beach: On Fridays, through Labor Day, the Village of North Palm Beach hosts a family-friendly pool party for all ages from 6 to 10 p.m. The weekly bash offers activities such as water games, food, music and live entertainment. No food or drinks are permitted, but there's a Village Tavern serving next door. $1 per person. Dress code: flip-flops and surfer shorts. 951 U.S. 1, North Palm Beach. Info: 561-691-3427, Village-npb.org

Miami-Dade

The Fontainebleau: Plan on spending your whole paycheck at this weekend pool party where you can mingle with celebs. Drinks cost $12 and up, with bottles starting at $325. You and your sexy buds can also rent a cabana or day bed ($1,000-$1,500). The Fontainebleau prides itself on booking popular DJs, so expect to see some big names spinning in the booth. Dress code: the less, the better. Open 1-7 p.m. 4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Info: 305-538-2000, Arkadiamiami.com

The Delano: On Sundays, head over to the swanky hotel's pool party, from noon to 7 p.m. This is where the fashionable crowd likes to relax and work on their tan. There's no cover charge, but drinks are pricey, starting at $10 for a beer and $15 for a cocktail. Dress code: chic and expensive. 1685 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Info: 305-672-2000, Delano-hotel.com

Hyde Beach: Supermodels and A-listers hang out poolside on the weekends at this posh spot inside the SLS Hotel. A favorite destination of NBA champs LeBron James and Dwyane Wade, you won't want to get out of the water here. Dress code: thong-bikinis and tight abs. Open noon-7 p.m. 1701 Collins Ave., Miami Beach. Info: 305-674-1701, Slshotels.com/Southbeach