ima’s Harrah’s Rincon Among 10 Best Swimming Pools


ima’s Harrah’s Rincon was recognized by USA Today as one of the 10 best resort swimming pools in America. Harrah’s Rincon Hotel and Casino is located north of San Diego, California near I-15 in Valley Center. ima provided landscape architectural design services for the $150 million renovation and expansion, including the lazy river and adult pool area; the landscape area development hardscape and softscape for the ballroom addition; and the new hotel tower adding 662 new rooms.

According to USA Today, Harrah’s Rincon is “A desert escape with a sun-drenched pool area, this resort is an ideal place to hang out and kick back. Featuring an expansive deck surrounded by palm trees, waterfalls and three uber-luxe swimming pools, the resort includes its own ‘lazy river’ and several heated Jacuzzis as well. In addition, it’s the only swim up bar in Southern California, offering a menu of refreshing tropical libations. For a memorable poolside experience, the 21 extra-large cabanas can be rented daily, and include lounge chairs, flat-screen TVs, mini refrigerators, couches and other amenities.”