Sometimes when people head out on vacation, they look to cut corners when it comes to one of the most important aspects of any vacation experience: accommodations. Sure enough, when you’re traveling a great part of your experience will be determined by the sights, sounds and smells of where you’re visiting. But, that’s not all!
In fact, when you choose to actually splurge on your accommodations, you can end up transforming an already good vacation into something that’s nothing short of extraordinary. And, if you’re going to splurge when it comes to accommodations, don’t you want to stay at a hotel or resort that has one of the best pools out there?
That’s what we’re going to be focusing on below. In the 20 pictures that follow, we’re going to show you the 20 most incredible pool views on the planet. Now, to be sure, all of these hotel pools are based in places that are incredible on their own… But, when you add that incredible hotel pool experience to an already cool place? Well, you’ve got something that you’ll want to write home about. Let’s take a look.
1. Villa d’Esta (Italy)
Here you’ve got a floating pool that extends out into Lake Como, one of the most beautiful places in all of Italy.
2. Four Seasons Shanghai Pudong (Shanghai)
What could be more luxurious than enjoying a jacuzzi with high-up views of one of the world’s most technologically advanced skylines?
3. The 1 Hotel South Beach (Florida)
Miami is known as a land of beaches, pools, and cocktails, and this hotel pool offers the best of all worlds.
4. Thomspon Playa del Carmen (Mexico)
Weighing in at a whopping 30,000 square feet, this might be one of the biggest infinity pools in the world.
5. Fasano (Brazil)
The rooftop pool at this hotel, which is located in Ipanema, will have you singing that famous song…
6. Encore Beach Club (Las Vegas)
Sometimes you want a pool with a party atmosphere. Well, here’s the best party pool in the party capital of the world, Las Vegas.
7. Singita Grumenti Sasakwa Lodge (Tanzania)
While you’re wading in this incredible pool, you can look out over the vast expanse of the Savannah.
8. Andaz West Hollywood (California)
There are plenty of rooftop pools in Los Angeles, and this is our pick for one of the best.
9. The Standard DTLA (California)
But, if you really want to rub elbows with celebs, you’ll have to check out The Standard’s pool on a Saturday night.
10. The Cambrian Adelboden (Switzerland)
A heated infinity pool that’s set amid the soaring peaks of the Alps… What more do we need to say?
11. Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino (San Juan)
This stunning property’s infinity pool is the perfect place for taking in the beauty of San Juan’s skyline.
12. Scrub Island Resort (BVI)
Multi-tiered and overlooking a stunning lagoon, you may never leave after wading into this stunning hotel pool.
13. Amangiri (Utah)
What could be better than a pool that literally incorporates the beauty and majesty of the Utah landscape?
14. Casa Palopo (Guatemala)
Overlooking Lake Atitlan and volcanoes just beyond, you’ll quickly discover why San Antonio Palopo won’t be a hidden gem for long…
15. InterContinental Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
Infinity spa pools that overlook the absolutely stunning Hong Kong skyline? This is luxury you can’t put a price tag on…
16. Delamore Lodge (New Zealand)
Literally constructed into a Cliffside, this pool really immerse you in the natural beauty of New Zealand’s landscape.
17. Hotel Indigo (New York City)
On the lower east side, you can visit a rare New York City rooftop pool that offers incredible views of the skyline.
18. Four Seasons Punta Mita (Mexico)
This incredible infinity pool offers sweeping views of the ocean and the staggering rocks just off shore.
19. Los Suenos Marriott Ocean & Golf Resort (Costa Rica)
Located in Herradura, this wonderful pool gives you the chance to check out the gorgeous beach just beyond or the rainforest surrounding.
20. Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc (France)
In the coastal town of Antibes, you’ll find this hotel pool that will make you feel like you’re swimming on top of the world.