Our article about The Best Australian Pools got us thinking if Australia has such incredible pools on offer, how does the rest of the world compare?
We expanded our search for the best pools to the rest of the globe and have compiled a list of the world’s best swimming pools. From the pools at luxury resorts to pools at safari lodges, this list has something for everyone.
Nestled amongst the pristine Swiss Alps, The Cambrian Adelboden has a pool with a jaw-dropping view. Laze around in this heated outdoor pool as you gaze at the snow-capped mountains.
You can enjoy a 360-degree view of the alps all year round in the Welsh owned luxury hotel. Never fear, you can still enjoy this divine pool if you’re not a guest of this hotel.
Take in the views of Owhanake Bay from the stunning infinity pool at Delamore Lodge.
You will be sure to find ultimate relaxation and rejuvenation at this luxurious resort is situated on Auckland’s Waiheke Island.
The Four Seasons’ Golden Triangle Thailand provides the ultimate Thai experience, set in tented camp-style luxury.
In between visits to an elephant rescue site and cooking classes run by local chefs, take a dip in The Four Seasons’ riverside pool. Laze in the shade of coconut trees in this beautifully landscaped pool.
Soak in the Mediterranean sun from the largest infinity pool on the island of Santorini.
Grace Santorini offers uninterrupted views of Caldera. Why not enjoy a poolside cocktail whilst bathing by this exquisite pool.
Visit The Hanging Gardens of Bali to take a dip in their remarkable swimming pool.
Voted The World’s Best Swimming Pool by Condé Nast Traveller, this pool is the ultimate destination for those seeking luxury and relaxation. Immerse yourself in the beautiful Balinese rainforest from this gorgeous pool situated above the treetops.
Bask in the beauty of St. Lucia in Jade Mountain’s ensuite infinity pools. Each pool is unique in shape and colour and provide the perfect view of the islands magnificent landscape.
Lounge around in the shallow water lounge area, or take a dip in the large swimming area. Choose from a range of colours and set the mood by illuminating the pools at night.
Take a dip in the world’s largest rooftop infinity pool at Marina Bay Sands in Singapore. Atop the 57-story building, this pool has the best views in the city.
Gaze out upon the sparkling city whilst sipping some champagne on the poolside lounges. It’s the best place to take that perfect Instagram shot.
Unwind in the healing salt water pool at Mira Monti Boutique, nestled in the South Tyrol in Italy.
Enjoy the stunning scenery of the merino basin year-round from this spectacular pool that stays at a warm 32 degrees. Float and feel weightless as you enjoy the serene panoramic view.
Indulge in luxury Oberoi Udaivilas in India. This magnificent hotel situated on the banks of Lake Pichola has a stunning pool that overlooks beautiful gardens.
The fifty-acre property, which once belonged to the Maharana of Mewar, features a wide range of spa treatments, so you are sure to find bliss at this beautiful hotel.
Take in the cliffside views of the beautiful Shotover Canyon at Onsen Hot Pools in Queenstown, NZ. Find ultimate relaxation, overlooking breathtaking alpine scenery, from your private Onsen Hot Pool.
Perfect for every day of the year, the Onsen Hot Pools are temperature adjusted to the season. These hot pools are easily transferable from indoor to outdoor with the push of a button.
Singita Ebony Lodge has a swimming pool with a view that rivals most on this list. Get the change to glimpse South African wildlife from the water’s edge.
Relax along the banks of the Sands River, right in the heart of South Africa’s big cat country. Each lodge also has its own private plunge pool.
Read all about our favourite Australian pools here.