We love swimming pools, and that’s why we have compiled this list of 10 incredible swimming pools located in spots around the globe. You can join us in dreaming about a vacation to see (and swim inside) these amazing pools.
1. Hanging Gardens of Bali Pools
This beautiful luxury resort in Bali features one of the world’s best swimming pools. The tiered infinity pools overlook the lush jungles of Indonesia. Each villa has its own private infinity pool where guests can enjoy a meal from a floating basket.
2. Chongwe River House Pool
Have you ever wanted your own private African safari? You get exactly that when you stay at the Chongwe River House in the Lower Zambezi National Park of Zambia. The design of the river house imitates the natural curves and shapes of its environment. In addition, you can view elephants from the deck, and catch other amazing wildlife sightings. The unique swimming pool seems to flow right into the Chongwe River. This is an African safari at its most relaxing!
3. Neptune Pool, Hearst Castle
While Hearst Castle and Neptune Pool don’t date back to ancient times, with a little imagination you can imagine yourself swimming with the gods at this ornamental swimming pool in San Simeon, California. What’s more, with colonnades, Italian relief sculptures, and a bold pattern on the pool’s floor, Neptune Pool is a great swimming pool to visit, even if you are not a swimmer.
4. San Alfonso Del Mar
If you’re looking for incredible swimming pools, you have to consider the world’s largest swimming pool, located at The San Alfonso del Mar resort in Chile. In fact, this outdoor pool holds 66 million gallons of seawater and is 3/5 of a mile long.
5. The Cambrian Hotel, Switzerland
You probably haven’t experienced the Alps from an infinity pool before! The sublime mountain views from the pools at The Cambrian Hotel in Switzerland make this an ultimate relaxation location.
6. The Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
This incredible infinity pool is located on a rooftop, 57 stories aboveground! What’s more, from the pool, you can look down on the city in Singapore.
7. Oberoi Hotel Pool, Udaipur, India.
If you’re going to visit Udaipur, India, book a room at the Oberoi Hotel and swim in its beautifully-designed outdoor pool, which reflects the spectacular Indian architecture surrounding it.
8. The St. Regis Lhasa Resort Swimming Pool, Tibet
There are luxury resorts, and then there is the St. Regis Lhasa Resort in Tibet. Its swimming pool is plated in gold. So, if you want to feel what it’s like to be swimming in riches, this pool will not disappoint.
9. Pamukkale Thermal Pools, Turkey
Some swimming pools are heated, but these pools in the Denizli Province of Turkey are heated naturally. Visit the white calcium cliffs and wade in the multi-level thermal pools of Pamukkale. What’s more, the blue waters have been excellent for bathing, even in ancient times, when the Romans considered the location a spa town. The unique beauty of the white and blue colors makes these pools a hotspot for travelers.
10. Belmond Hotel Caruso, Italy
Our final incredible swimming pool is at Belmond Hotel Caruso in Ravello, Italy. This 11th-century hotel features an infinity pool that is everything infinity pools should be: striking, amazing, and beautiful. In fact, swimming in the clouds at the highest point above Ravello gives you breathtaking views of the coastline below. You may feel like you’ll float away into the sky and sea.