Who can resist the charm of a marvelous swimming pool? Its blue waters are always inviting, especially under the heat of the sun. It’s always a joy to plunge into the sky blue water and admire the beautiful sights around the pool.
There are a lot of scenic swimming pools around the world, which rival each other in terms of size, design and surroundings. Here are some of the most beautiful pools around the world that you should definitely visit.
10. The Joule Hotel, Dallas, USA
Do you like swimming pools and balconies? Well, in this luxurious hotel in the United States, you don’t have to choose between the two. The Joule Hotel’s swimming pool famously juts out the balcony and past the edge of the actual building, allowing guests to get a fantastic bird’s eye view of downtown Dallas. Beside the pool is an upscale bar that is considered to be a hotspot for party-goers in the area.
9. The Sarojin, Khao Lak, Thailand
This hotel has the perfect swimming pool for couples who are on a date or enjoying their romantic honeymoon. Amidst the aquamarine infinity pool located in a relaxing tropical garden setting are three floating pavilions where lovers can hang out and enjoy the view. There is also a sunken jacuzzi lounge area to make the place truly an oasis for relaxation. If you’re looking for privacy, the hotel also offers rooms with access to private pools.
8. Amirandes Grecotel Exclusive Resort, Crete, Greece
For those who have a taste for luxury, this is the swimming pool you should check out. It is designed after the Minoan palaces that were familiar in this area during the ancient times. The swimming area is lined with elegant white pillars, and can be accessed through private suites. The Olympic-size pool also contains seawater and is directed towards the sea, giving an illusion that it is part of the huge expanse.
7. Capella Pedregal Resort, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Families on vacation will undoubtedly enjoy this huge outdoor infinity pool in Mexico. Parents and kids alike will appreciate the picturesque view of the sea seen from the beach casitas near the pool. The design of the pool also embraces the tropical theme, and is shaped like a wave. If you’re looking for serenity, you might want to go to the resort’s meditation pool, where you can relax to the sound of falling water.
6. Belmond Hotel Caruso, Ravello, Italy
You will definitely be on a high when you dip into this spectacular infinity pool in Italy. It is considered to be an architectural masterpiece, being situated at the highest point above the town of Ravelo. Guests can marvel at the skyline and the breathtaking coastline below while swimming at the pool. Guests can also request iPods with relaxing music, or a plate of tropical fruits for maximum relaxation.
5. Mardan Palace, Antalya, Turkey
This luxury hotel has been awarded the best swimming pool award a couple of times, and for good reason. The huge open swimming pool at the middle of the hotel complex is simply a sight to behold. It even has a photogenic bridge, called the Da Vince Bridge, crossing the massive swimming pool. Looking out from the hotel rooms, this pool really looks like an enormous oasis surrounded with water channels.
4. Katikies Hotel, Santorini, Greece
Santorini is known for its spectacular views and paradise vibe, and the swimming pools in this luxury hotel provide those. There is a swimming pool that is both a natural and spectacular wonder, having been developed out of a caldera, or a natural cauldron or excavation on the face of the Earth. There is also a cave pool and an infinity pool located above the Aegean Sea, so the views from this part of the hotel are guaranteed to be breathtaking.
3. One&Only Reethi Rah, Maldives
The swimming pool in this hotel showcases the best of what Maldives has to offer: its sea, its sand and its clear skies. The lap pool juts rights into the ocean, giving you an illusion that you are venturing right into the deep. If you want something more relaxing, the pool also has an internal jacuzzi, and a carved stone bed at one end.
2. The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur, India
This is a hotel with a swimming pool that is fit for royalty. For one, the architecture of the entire hotel is patterned after a traditional palace in India. Some parts of the pool are also accessible only from the private suites, so your privacy is guaranteed. From here, you can admire great views of Lake Pichola, and the entire city of Udaipur.
1. San Alfonso del Mar Resort, Algarrobo, Chile
If there’s one swimming pool you must visit in your lifetime, this is the one to include in your travel bucket list. This one is considered to be the largest swimming pool in the world–a kilometer long and 35 meters deep. The pool is so expansive that you will not run out of things to do here, from swimming to kayaking and even sailing!
Swimming pools are the perfect spots for relaxation and fun. That is why you should include these swimming pools in your places to visit during your next vacation.
Originally posted 2017-05-08 08:04:05.