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.

Arrived in Chiang Mai – it’s good to be back in northern Thailand surrounded by beauty. I’m stoked to be staying here at @fschiangmai for the next couple of days!

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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?

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Six Senses Yao Noi, Thailand


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.

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Banyan Tree Al Wadi, UAE


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.

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Conrad Maldives, Rangali Island


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.

Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur, India
Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur, India


7 One&One Reethi Rah, Maldives


Another of our Maldives’ favourites is the One&Only Reethi Rah. Relax in a hammock, or enjoy the magnificent views from the resort’s beautiful lap pool.

One&Only Reethi Rah, Maldives
One&Only 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.


Multitasking while on vacation with us in #Ravello means sunbathing, cooling off in the infinity pool and admiring the incredible view of the Coast. #BelmondPostcards by @tatiwelker

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Grand Hotel Tremezzo, Como, Italy

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!

Delaire Graff Estate Spa, Western Cape, South Africa

11 Kempinski Hotel Ishtar, Dead Sea, Jordan

With its nine swimming pools, views of the Dead Sea and famed Dead Sea mud within your reach, Kempinski Hotel Ishtar in Jordan is a must-visit.

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Kempinski Hotel Red 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.

Singita Lebombo Lodge, Kruger National Park, South Africa
Singita Lebombo Lodge, Kruger National Park, South Africa

13 Matakauri Lodge, Queenstown, New Zealand

Admire the snow-capped mountains rising from the deep blue Lake Wakatipu, and take it all in from Matakauri Lodge’s pool.

Matakauri Lodge, Queenstown, New Zealand
Matakauri Lodge, Queenstown, New Zealand


14 The Museum Hotel, Cappadocia, Turkey

Imagine waking up, taking a dip in The Museum Hotel’s pool and admiring the beautiful ballet of floating balloons over Cappadocia’s picturesque landscape.

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.

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Laucala Island, Fiji


16 Singita Faru Faru Lodge, Serengeti, Tanzania

Watch the sun go down from the pool at the Singita Faru Faru Lodge in Tanzania. Just make sure that you don’t drop your camera when one of the big five strolls past.


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