From a desert in Dubai to a mountain above the Caribbean Sea, there’s nothing more relaxing than relaxing in a hotel swimming pool, listening to the water lap the sides and gazing out at the view beyond.
We’ve picked our top 5 hotel swimming pools that boast some of the most spectacular views in the world below:
Six Senses Koh Yao Noi, Thailand
Stretching over 9.6 hectares overlooking the brilliant white sands of the beach, all villas come complete with their own private pools and outdoor terraces.
Ladera Resort, St Lucia
Located over a thousand feet above the Caribbean Sea with the Piton Mountains as a spectacular backdrop, each villa has a plunge pool and an open wall on one side to enjoy the stunning surroundings.
JA Manufaru, Maldives
Situated within the Haa Alif Atoll in the Maldives all accommodations boast sundecks and private pools overlooking the clear Indian Ocean. Some have their own beach cabana and direct access to the lagoon.
Al Maha Desert Resort & Spa, Dubai
This extravagant, luxurious five-star resort in Dubai is set within 225 sq km of desert, guaranteeing a peaceful getaway from the hustle and bustle of Dubai.
Pangkor Laut, Malaysia
Located on a privately owned 300 acre island 1.6 km off Malaysia’s West Coast, this ocean-side pool is a calm oasis in which to view the sea and jungle beyond.