There’s nothing more relaxing than sitting poolside, cocktail in hand, at a luxury resort or hotel.
From mountain getaways to ocean resorts, we’ve located some of the best hotel pools in the world to get your daydreams into top gear.
1. Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
One of the most photographed pools in the world, Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands infinity pool stretches 150 metres long and overhangs the building by 67 metres allowing hotel guests an uninterrupted vista of the Singapore skyline from the property’s 57th floor SkyPark.
2. San Alfonso del Mar, Chile
The world’s largest pool is more than one-kilometre long and holds 250 million litres of water. The spectacular resort pool of the San Alfonso del Mar is resort is seawater and the filtration system alone cost $4.5million to build.
3. Omni Grove Park Inn, USA
While technically a spa, this North Carolina landmark has numerous mineral-based pools, with twenty water features and a subterranean spa with cavernous rock walls, arches and tunnels and comes complete with underwater music, 6,500 fiber-optic stars and two therapeutic waterfalls.
4. Hanging Gardens of Bali
The incredible amphitheatre of the jungle in Payangan, Ubud, provides a stunning backdrop to this amazing two-level infinity pool. Through the trees stands an ancient temple only adding to the magic and tranquility of the view deep in the Ayung Valley.
5. Grace Santorini, Greece
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On the beautiful Greek island of Santorini, you’ll find the island’s largest infinity pool at Grace Santorini. With stunning views from its hilltop perched over the Mediterranean Sea, there is simply no better place for a sunset cocktail.
6. Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, Maldives
Choose from one of two Conrad Maldives beautiful infinite-view pools for expansive Indian Ocean views and sunsets. And don’t miss the Ithaa Undersea Restaurant, where diners can enjoy a meal surrounded on all sides by marine life in an aquarium.
7. InterContinental Hong Kong
Offering one of the most spectacular views over Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour, Intercontinental Hong Kong’s rooftop pool provides stunning views. By night, enjoy the shimmering neon lights as they dance off the bustling harbour.
Published under license from Well Travelled.