With never-ending summers destroying our will to live, the idea of literally chilling in a swimming pool seems nothing less than a dream.
Talking about dreams, here are 15 places from around the world, with the most beautiful and unique pools that will give you some respite just by looking at the pictures.
1. Jade Mountain Resort, St. Lucia
Offering a breathtaking view of the mountains, the pool in Jade Mountains Resort is carried on into the individual bathrooms.
They’re equipped with fibre optics to illuminate them at night and the guests have the option of choosing which colour they want their pool to be.
Here’s how beautiful the pool side looks in the evening.
2. Hanging Gardens Of Bali, Payangan
Standing true to its name, this twin-tiered cascading pool hangs at the edge of a spectacular valley, overlooking the surrounding forest.
Swimming in these pools will make you feel like you’re floating above treetops (which can never be a bad feeling).
3. Golden Nugget, Las Vegas
Fancy spending time with sharks? Here’s where you should go. The pool at Golden Nugget features a 200,000 gallon shark tank aquarium, three-story complex and 17 private cabanas.
It also has a water slide for a ‘closer look’ of the sharks.
4. The Library Pool In Koh Samui, Thailand
The pool gets its name from the library-cum-hotel where its situated. Its made by intricate mosaic of orange, yellow and red tiles which give it the ultimate Instagram-worthy colour.
Safe to say, if you enter this pool, you’re not going to come out for a long, long time.
5. The San Alfonso del Mar Seawater Resort in Algarrobo, Chile
With a total area of 8 hectares, this pool offers breathtaking view of the ocean and cerulean water and a LOT OF space for splashing around.
The water for the pool is pumped directly from the Pacific Ocean, filtered, and treated.
6. Sanctuary Swala, Tanzania
If the idea of being surrounded by wildlife, gets you excited, you’d love to take a dip in the pool at Sanctuary Swala in Tanzania.
The sparkling swimming pool overlooks a water hole in a secluded area of Tarangire National Park where the animals run free.
7. Crystal Lagoon, Egypt
Crown jewel pool in Egypt is 1.3 million square foot crystal lagoon, in the middle of the Egyptian desert and its natural looking white sandy shores cover an area 27 times larger than a football field.
It’s home to a host of unique water-based activities and has roped in the greatest swimmer of all time, Michael Phelps as its brand ambassador.
8. Cambrian Hotel, Switzerland
Situated in the lap of the Swiss Alps, the pool at Cambrian Hotel offers a view that is so beautiful, its almost unbelievable.
We’re sure that once you enter the lukewarm water of the pool, you’ll not want to go anywhere else.
9. Jumeirah Dhevanafushi Resort, Maldives
The pollution in the cities has made star-gazing a distant dream and as a solution to that, architects at Jumeirah Dhevanafushi bring stars down for their guests.
The pool is ideal for swimming in the night, when it looks like a galaxy has fallen in the water.
10. Boucan by Hotel Chocolat, St. Lucia
This infinity pool offers heavenly view of the Piton Mountains and is a perfect example of luxury in wilderness.
Here’s a closer look of the magnificent pool.
11. Astris Village, The Greek Islands
Known as the Giola Lagoon, this is a natural pool which is surrounded by rocks from where the swimmers can dive into clear blue waters.
The pool is separated from the sea with a rock wall and so the water in the lagoon is much warmer, making it a lot more pleasant to swim in.
12. Four Seasons Hotel, Shanghai
Labelled as the ‘sexiest pool in the world’, offers a view of Shanghai from the 41st floor of the hotel.
You can request the hotel staff to play your favourite music while you enjoy quality time with your partner.
13. W Amsterdam, Netherlands
The pool looks directly onto the Royal Palace and is located on the side of the hotel which is located in the former Exchange building.
Additionally, this pool gives a stunning view of Amsterdam rooftops.
14. Loews Miami Beach, Florida
This amazing pink pool is lined with newly lined newly installed modern cabanas and once you see it, you’ll not be able to resist yourself from jumping in.
15. Amangiri Hotel, Canyon Point, USA
The swimming pool with lukewarm water, curves around sandstone rocks, and is lined with huge loungers on decks that jut into the water on one side.
There’s also a Jacuzzi and a fire pit for warming up, if the weather is cold.
16. Hotel Hubertus, South Tyrol, Italy
This pool is as close as you will get to flying. 82 feet in length, the swimming pool is also suspended 40 feet above the ground.
Sounds impressive? And that’s without even mentioning its glas bottom.
And of course, if the glass bottom is not your thing, maybe you can just float around while taking in the magnificent view.