With summer at it’s peak, being in the pool is one of those life pleasures with few rivals. Even better if you spend your time in one of these world class pools.
Mena House Oberoi, Egypt
The magnificent Pyramid of Cheops towers over this glittering pool, set in landscaped gardens. The intense yet relaxing scenery make this pool the most luxurious one on our list.
D-Hotel Maris, Turkey
D-Hotel Maris is set in a peaceful bay surrounded by pine forests and mountains. Wake up to the ocean at your door at this resort, which is located by the sea and set on its own private sand beach.
Conrad Koh Samui, Thailand
This 25-acre resort on secluded Aow Thai Beach offers sunset views from all 80 villas, floor-to-ceiling windows, 10m private infinity pools and timber decks. Rooms are styled with nods to such traditional Thai design as silk soft-furnishings, hardwood floors and local artwork.
The Cambrian Hotel, Switzerland
The Cambrian is among the Top 20 Swiss wellness hotels and includes a breathtaking view of the Swiss Alps.
The Sajorin, Thailand
The luxurious swimming pool at The Sarojin has an infinity edge, jacuzzi lounge area and three drape-shaded pool island pavilions.
Amirandes Grecotel Exclusive Resort, Greece
Styled after the sprawling palaces of the Minoan kings and Venetian nobles who once ruled Crete, Amirandes has the easy elegance of true European Luxury
Jumeirah Bab Al Shams Desert Resort, Dubai
Situated in the heart of the desert and nestled in the dunes of Dubai, after a day of riding in a dune buggie through the sea of sand, enjoying a belly dancing show, apple shisha, and camel racing – this is the pool to unwind.
Ubud Hanging Gardens, Indonesia
Located in the steep rice terraces of Ubud, known as the center of culture and the arts in Bali, These infinity-edge swimming pool stands on two levels, perched over the spectacular rain forest.
San Alfonso del Mar, Chile
San Alfonso holds the current Guinness record as the world’s largest crystalline water pool, with an extension of more than one kilometer in length, eight hectares and 250 million liters of water.
Nemo 33, Belgium
This is the deepest pool in the world, the Nemo 33. It goes all the way down to 115 feet at the bottom of its central water hole.