1 Alila Villas Uluwatu, Bali, Indonesia
Catch some rays in the super sleek Alila Villas Uluwatu’s pool in Bali. Perched on a cliff overlooking the Indian Ocean, this pool is the last word in luxury. However, if it doesn’t feel bespoke enough, fret not, all of the villas in this hotel come with their own freshwater private pools.
2 Four Seasons Chiang Mai, Thailand
Surrounded by rice paddy fields and with views of the beautiful Mae Rim Valley, this private pool at the Four Seasons Chiang Mai is the perfect place to kick back in after a day of temple-hunting in the country’s cultural hub.
3 Six Senses Yao Noi, Thailand
Nestled between Krabi and Phuket lies Six Senses Yao Noi, where you can admire Phang Nga’s famous limestone rock formations in the distance. Pampering and sightseeing at the same time – what’s not to like?
4 Banyan Tree Al Wadi, UAE
Each of the villas at Banyan Tree Al Wadi have their own private pool with views of rolling sand dunes as far as the eye can see… You might also be able to spy the Arabian gazelles who have made the dunes their home.
5 Conrad Maldives Rangali Island, Maldives
The quiet zone, reserved exclusively for adults, is a peaceful sanctuary that overlooks the crystal clear waters of the Maldives. Watching the sun set from the Conrad Maldives Rangali Island pool is one to cross off your bucketlist.
6 Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur, India
A pool fit for royalty. The former royal hunting lodge, which is now Oberoi Udaivilas offers breathtaking views of Lake Pichola.
7 One&One Reethi Rah, Maldives
8 Belmond Hotel Caruso, Amalfi Coast, Italy
Dramatically perched over the highest point in the hill town of Ravello, Belmond Hotel Caruso’s pool is not for the faint-hearted! With sprawling views over the Amalfi Coast, it truly is a piece of paradise.
9 Grand Hotel Tremezzo, Como, Italy
Grand Hotel Tremezzo, located by one of the most beautiful lakes in the world, immerses its guests’ right into Lake Como.
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10 Delaire Graff Estate Spa, Western Cape, South Africa
The setting is spectacular with the majestic Helshoogte Mountain Pass on one side, and the vineyards of Stellenbosch and Franschhoek, South Africa’s main wine-producing regions, on the other… Welcome to Delaire Graff Estate Spa!
11 Kempinski Hotel Ishtar, Dead Sea, Jordan
12 Singita Lebombo Lodge, Kruger National Park, South Africa
Inspired by an eagle’s nest, the Singita Lebombo Lodge, located in South Africa’s Kruger National Park, is bound to impress. Watch wildlife parade in front of you and listen to the sounds of the animal kingdom from the safety of this wonderful pool.
13 Matakauri Lodge, Queenstown, New Zealand
14 The Museum Hotel, Cappadocia, Turkey
15 Laucala Island, Fiji
A stretch of sand bordered by a pool and Fiji’s beauticul ocean, it doesn’t get more heavenly than Laucala Island’s pool. The 2,000 square metre pool includes tropical manmade islands, as well as a raised 25-metre long glass cube that’s a lap pool.
16 Singita Faru Faru Lodge, Serengeti, Tanzania