Thursday, November 26, 2015

24 Most Beautiful Hotel Pools Around The World

We are suckers for a good hotel pool and are guilty of making pool-centric decisions when it comes to where to stay. Suffice it to say that all of these hotel pools made the cut. Get ready to start planning your Summer vacations now or at the very least, come down with a major case of wanderlust!

Amangiri, Utah

The Amangiri resort is tucked into the startlingly beautiful Southern Utah landscape and built around this central swimming pool.

Belmond Hotel Caruso, Amalfi Coast

A palace in the 11th century, the Belmond Hotel Caruso has been updated to include an infinity pool with jaw-dropping views of the Mediterranean Sea.

The Library Hotel, Thailand

Prepare to be dazzled by the famous "Red Pool" at the Library Hotel. Lined with a mosaic of deep red, orange, and yellow tiles, it emits a brilliant red color in sharp contrast with the white sand of the beach, just steps away.

The Marina Bay Sands Resort, Singapore

Float on top of the world in the infinity pool at the Marina Bay Sands Resort. This awe-inspiring infinity pool is one of the largest and highest ever built.

The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong

While taking a dip in the Ritz-Carlton's indoor pool, you can enjoy the view of Victoria Harbour from the pool's 118th floor perch or watch the action on the 144 LED screens installed on the ceiling above.

Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

The sprawling pool at the Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort is a lush oasis located within the arid Abu Dhabi desert that surrounds it.

Huvafen Fushi, Maldives

Filled with dramatic fiber-optic lights, the expansive pool at Huvafen Fushi is fun to frolic in during the day and delightful to dine in once the sun sets.

Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru, Maldives

Overlooking the Indian Ocean, the infinity pool at the Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru is the heart of the hotel. If you're lucky enough to book a stay in one of the beach villas, be sure to take part in a sunset swim; the sky's colors reflect beautifully against the pool's crystal-clear water.

One&Only Palmilla, Los Cabos, Mexico

With two infinity pools, it's no wonder the One&Only Palmilla is a hideout for celebrities like Jennifer Aniston and Eva Longoria. Features include stunning views (of course!), flowing waterfalls, and a swim-up bar.

Astra Suites, Santorini, Greece

Overlooking the Aegean Sea, the infinity pool at the Astra Suites looks more like a movie set than reality. Best part? Enjoying a glass of wine after a swim at the poolside bar.

Masseria Torre Maizza, Puglia

Located in Pulgia, Masseria Torre Maizza is not far from where Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel tied the knot.

The Berkeley, London

If the thought of bathing on a rooftop in London gives you the chills, don't worry. When the weather turns cool, a special roof at The Berkeley closes to protect swimmers.

Four Seasons, Istanbul

Located directly on the Bosphorus, the old-school pool at the Four Seasons in Istanbul resembles a Bond set.

Perivolas, Santorini

Originally a private residence, the Perivolas has one of the most intimate pools in all of Greece.

Blue Palace, Crete

Perched in the mountains of Crete, the pool at the Blue Palace offers up stunning architecture and insane views.

Le Bristol, Paris

The pool area of Le Bristol is over 150 years old and has natural murals — always a plus in our book.

The Greenwich Hotel, New York

We are grateful to John Poisson for letting us in on the fantastically cool pool at The Greenwich. The beams on the ceiling were taken from an old Japanese barn.

Hotel du Lac, Lake Como

Even if the Hotel du Lac wasn't on gorgeous Lake Como, we would still want to go just for the insanely charming hotel pool umbrellas.

Kurà, Costa Rica

Built on a mountain ridge in Costa Rica's Osa Peninsula rainforest, the saltwater infinity pool at Kurà is 62 feet long.

El Secreto, Belize

Just in case you get bored swimming in the beautiful Caribbean, there is always the pool at El Secreto.

Palais Namaskar, Marrakech

The pool at Palais Namaskar is what Moroccan dreams are made of.

Monastero, Amalfi Coast

Once a convent, the Monastero Santa Rosa is located between Positano and Amalfi — a stretch of coastline with some of the most beautiful views in the world.

Selman, Marrakech

Inspired by the golden age of Marrakech and the haciendas typical of Andalucía, the Selman's pool is rivaled by the stables full of Arabian horses. Or as the website calls them, the "beautiful living art pieces."

Four Seasons, Shanghai

The fact that it's an infinity pool with views of Shanghai will make you forget that this Four Seasons' pool is in a high-rise.

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