The 50 Most Amazing Hotel Pools in the World
'16 sep 16
The 50 Most Amazing
Hotel Pools in the World

We are showcasing our favorite, hand-selected pools from all over the globe. If you’re keen on taking a dip into the crisp water of some of the most interestingly designed, most scary or one’s with the most stunning of views, then take a look at our lengthy list of 50+1 properties below.

Alila Diwa Goa pool

1. Alila Diwa Goa

Take a dip in this beautiful lap pool at this luxury resort in India.

Hotel Caruso Belvedere pool

2. Hotel Caruso Belvedere

Located in Italy, this beautiful hotel is set on a cliff overlooking the Amalfi Coast...and the pool is of equal beauty. The infinity pool offers stunning views, a poolside bar and the nearby Pool Restaurant.

Altira Macau pool

3. Altira Macau

Located in Macau, China and named as one of the best 10 swimming pools in the world, this indoor pool features floor-to-ceiling windows and underwater music, with a stunning view of the Macau Peninsula.

Vigilius Mountain Resort pool

4. Vigilius Mountain Resort

Located in Italy, this indoor-outdoor pool offers an infinite view of the South Tyrolean mountains.

Tongabezi Lodge pool

5. Tongabezi Lodge

Named the Devil’s Pool, one of world’s most fascinating natural infinity pools of water is located in Africa, on the edge of Victoria Falls, and can be experienced during a guided tour of Livingstone Island. Do you dare to take the plunge?

Parkroyal on Pickering pool

6. Parkroyal on Pickering

This infinity pool offers stunning city views of Singapore, with colorful and cool birdcage-inspired cabanas lining the perimeter.

The Palace of the Lost City pool

7. The Palace of the Lost City

Venture to South Africa to find not just a pool but a full on water park, complete with a lazy river. The main attraction is the Roaring Lagoon, a wave pool with hydraulics that generate waves nearly 7 feet high!

Reethi Rah Resort pool

8. Reethi Rah Resort

While each of the three pools at this resort is lovely, the adults-only lap pool is the true beauty. It extends into the lagoon and even features an internal Jacuzzi and a carved stone bed at one end.

Post Ranch Inn pool

9. Post Ranch Inn

Located in Big Sur, California, folks can enjoy not one, not two, but three luxurious heated infinity pools at this coastal inn.

Marina Bay Sands pool

10. Marina Bay Sands

The world’s largest rooftop infinity pool is located here, 57 floors up, at the Marina Bay Sands and offers stunning skyline views of Singapore.

Alva Park Costa Brava pool

11. Alva Park Costa Brava

This pool offers lovely views of Alva Park for folks to soak in and relax.

Amangiri Villas pool

12. Amangiri Villas

Relax in this villas gorgeous stone-lined, cold plunge pool and take in the surrounding desert views.

Aqua Dome Langenfeld pool

13. Aqua Dome Langenfeld

If you find yourself in Austria, you have to check out the 12 pools at the Aqua Dome. With both indoor and outdoor options, there’s a perfect spot for anyone.

Hotel Hacienda pool

14. Hotel Hacienda

Set in Spain, overlooking the ocean, this pool is uniquely beautiful; you may never want to get out!

B2 Boutique Hotel pool

15. B2 Boutique Hotel

Not to be missed if you ever visit the beautiful country of Switzerland, this rooftop, open-air heated pool offers sweeping city views that will take your breath away.

Blue Lagoon Iceland pool

16. Blue Lagoon Iceland

More than a pool, the Blue Lagoon is a geothermal spa, called one of the “25 Wonders of the World.” Rich in minerals, this water is refreshing and gorgeous; folks can even enjoy in-water massages here.

Boscolo Milano pool

17. Boscolo Milano

Located in Italy, this pool is set behind frosted glass, in a room that was once a bank vault and now looks rather cave-like. Foiled bubbles pepper the walls and add to the truly unique ambience of this one-of-a-kind pool.

Como Shambhala Estate pool

18. Como Shambhala Estate

Set in the lush, tropical jungle of central Bali, this stunning infinity pool is a slice of paradise for travelers.

Eco Lodge Mancora pool

19. Eco Lodge Mancora

This gorgeous outdoor pool, complete with diving board, can be found in Northern Peru at the Eco Lodge Mancora.

Evason Ma'In Hot Springs pool

20. Evason Ma'In Hot Springs

In Jordan is where you’ll find this gem, complete with cascading hot spring waterfalls and surrounded by mountains. This hot spot is just a 30 minute drive from the Dead Sea.

Alila Ubud pool

21. Alila Ubud

Set along Bali’s Ayung River Valley, this infinity pool is the perfect oasis.

Four Seasons Shanghai pool

22. Four Seasons Shanghai

Located on the 41st floor, the Shanghai skyline is front and center of this pool complete with oversized windows for folks to take in the sights including three of the world’s tallest towers, iconic landmarks and the Huangpu River.

Gellert Hotel pool

23. Gellert Hotel

Often referred to as one of the most beautiful spas in Budapest, this pool area is as rich in history as it is in relaxation. The hot spring water is great for the skin and rich in magnesium, calcium, fluoride ions, and sodium.

Hacienda Uayamon pool

24. Hacienda Uayamon

This remarkable pool can be found in Mexico, tucked inside a stone enclosure where the walls are speckled by time and ruffled where stones have been crumbling away over the years.

Bill and Coo Suites pool

25. Bill and Coo Suites

Located in Greece, this infinity pool offers wonderful views of the bay and is the perfect romantic setting.

Hanging Gardens Ubud pool

26. Hanging Gardens Ubud

This twin-tiered cascading pool was named by TripAdvisor and Condé Nast Traveller as the “World’s Best Swimming Pool” and a number one honeymoon destination in Bali. Uniquely beautiful and striking in design, one may never want to leave this luxurious pool in paradise.

Holiday Inn Shanghai pool

27. Holiday Inn Shanghai

Scary or cool? You be the judge. Part of the hotel’s indoor pool, located 24-stories high, protrudes from the main building and is suspended mid-air. Its bottom is constructed with toughened glass that gives guests a sense of floating in the sky, with a clear view of the streets below. It’s the first of its kind in China and worth checking out if you can stomach the breathtaking view.

Hotel Atlantis Paradise Island pool

28. Hotel Atlantis Paradise Island

With over 20 swimming areas to choose from, the Hotel Atlantis in the Bahamas is truly a paradise for anyone who loves the water. From the Mayan Temple pool to the River pool and Royal Baths, there’s a slice of paradise for all.

Alila Villas Uluwatu pool

29. Alila Villas Uluwatu

This luxurious Indonesian getaway is the perfect romantic escape. Relax in one of the most breathtaking infinity pools in the world, overlooking the endless ocean.

Hotel Indigo Hong Kong pool

30. Hotel Indigo Hong Kong

This infinity glass bottom pool offers stunning views of Hong Kong for guests to enjoy. Not only is the bottom glass, but the pool juts out from the 29th floor of the hotel, allowing swimmers to see straight down to the street below.

Areias Do Seixo pool

31. Areias Do Seixo

Check out the striking infinity pool at the Areias Do Seixo located in central Portugal.

Hotel Tjampuhan pool

32. Hotel Tjampuhan

Discover one of the world’s most beautiful pools in Bali, Indonesia; set in a tropical oasis, you surely won’t want to leave.

Amanjiwo pool

33. Amanjiwo

Take a trip to Indonesia to enjoy this beautiful infinity pool surrounded in a lush, forest setting where folks can admire sweeping views of rice fields and volcanic peaks.

Hoshi Onsen pool

34. Hoshi Onsen

These traditional hot baths are located in Japan and offer guests a relaxing dip in a warm, welcoming setting.

InterContinental Hong Kong pool

35. InterContinental Hong Kong

Guests of this hotel can enjoy the large outdoor swimming pool and three beautiful infinity spa pools, each overlooking Victoria Harbour and Hong Kong Island.

ION Luxury Adventure Hotel pool

36. ION Luxury Adventure Hotel

This Icelandic gem offers stunning views in an outdoor setting that will take your breath away. Worried it’ll be cold out there? This pool is heated!

La Purificadora pool

37. La Purificadora

Located in Mexico in a former water purifying factory, this unique glass-walled rooftop pool is not to be missed, offering stunning views of this historic city!

Mandarin Oriental Barcelona pool

38. Mandarin Oriental Barcelona

Enjoy a breathtaking view of Barcelona in this beautifully sleek pool, set on the rooftop of the Mandarin Oriental. Few can say they’ve been in a pool that offered views of both the La Sagrada Família and Casa Batlló.

Lake Palace Hotel pool

39. Lake Palace Hotel

India is home to this stunning heated pool; seriously, who would want to leave?! Some say it’s even more gorgeous at night, but a dip anytime of day is an amazing experience.

Royal Crescent Hotel pool

40. Royal Crescent Hotel

This indoor pool is definitely one of the most beautiful in the world with its vaulted ceilings and flagstone floor - it resembles a church setting rather than a pool deck.

Laucala Island pool

41. Laucala Island

This exclusive, private island resort is home to one of the most stunning pools in the world. As if the beach wasn’t beautiful enough, take a dip in this glass-walled lap pool which is actually set within the lagoon pool!

LeCrans pool

42. LeCrans

Found among the Swiss Alps, these indoor and outdoor pools at LeCrans offer incredible views and a relaxing atmosphere.

Huka Lodge pool

43. Huka Lodge

This lodge in New Zealand offers three outdoor pools to enjoy; one large and two smaller and more private.

Maison Couturier pool

44. Maison Couturier

This stone pool in San Rafael, Mexico is surrounded by bungalows and transformed into paradise with its natural surroundings and accompanying gardens.

Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan pool

45. Nishiyama Onsen Keiunkan

Head to Japan to experience this observatory outdoor hot spring bath with water sourced from the chasm of the Earth, Fossa Magna.

Pacuare Lodge pool

46. Pacuare Lodge

Costa Rica is home to this tropical pool paradise - take a dip among the trees and wildlife, and enjoy the peace and quiet.

Phinda Homestead pool

47. Phinda Homestead

South Africa is where you’ll find this lovely pool...and perhaps a couple of elephants! With once in a lifetime wildlife encounters, taking a swim will be a truly unique experience at this lodge.

Sublime Samana pool

48. Sublime Samana

Is 500 feet enough pool for you? At the Sublime Samana in the Dominican Republic, guests can enjoy this beautifully spacious pool or hang out on one of the many sun beds lined up nearby.

The Grace Santorini pool

49. The Grace Santorini

As if Greece isn’t beautiful enough, this infinity pool is another exquisite island masterpiece. With uninterrupted views across the Caldera, this pool is enough to book your trip now.

The Oberoi Udaivilas pool

50. The Oberoi Udaivilas

India is home to one of the world’s most gorgeous pools. This deep, blue tiled pool shines in the sun and is peppered with sandstone columns and elephant fountains.

+1 Armani Hotel in Burj Khalifa

Because the list could not be complete without the pool in the world's tallest tower, the Burj Khalifa. The outdoor zero-entry swimming pool is located on the 76th floor in this 828 m (2,717 ft) tall tower.