Breathtaking – The most beautiful pools in the world
Five star hotel resorts go hand in hand with breathtaking pools. And these hotels’ architects knew this fact perfectly well and have created the best pools in the world. They are deep, turquoise and heavenly, specially made only for pleasure. Add great views on that, and 5 star service and you know that these resorts are paradise on Earth.
1 Capella Pedregal Resort, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
This blue paradise is located 45 kilometers from the Los Cabos International Airport and is ideal for visit from February till July, when the weather isn’t extremely hot. The spa resort is equipped with private pools in the suites, private beach and a massive outdoor pool. Your breath would be taken away not only from the paradise pools, but also from the magnificent view of the bay, as well as from the national Mexican cuisine and whatever you’d feel like getting in this five star resort.
2 Katikies Hotel, Santorini, Greece
Santorini Island known as a magical place with all-white architecture and glorious view of the sea. The five star hotel is the place where a pool is carved right into a caldera. The cave pool provides a shadow and a refreshing swim with a view. The hotel also has an infinity pool, situated 90 meters above the Aegean Sea. The Island has its own airport so it’s quite easy for tourists to get there, and the best time of the year to visit is of course during the summer days, even though Santorini doesn’t really have harsh winters.
3 Mardan Palace, Antalya, Turkey
Guests shouldn’t worry over crowded hours in the pool, because it is huge and there is place for everyone to swim in it. This pool is one of the largest pools in Europe. For guests that don’t like pool water, the hotel has a private beach for their guests. Antalya has pretty hot summers, so if you don’t mind the sun you can go there whenever you feel like from May to October, although the winters are pretty mild and good for visits too.
4 Hotel Caruso, Ravello, Italy
What’s better than an infinity pool with a view? Probably an infinity pool situated at the highest point of the picturesque Ravello, on the peak of a 350 meters high cliff. If you always dreamt of the Amalfi Coast, this is the place to be. This hotel is also special because it is placed in a renovated 11th century building. Guests can get there pretty easily; the place is only one hour away from Naples, but any airport from the bigger cities in Italy have transportation to Ravello. The climate is Mediterranean and there are no cold winters or extremely hot summers.
5 The Sarojin, Khao Lak, Thailand
Would you like to swim in a pool with artificial islands that provide ultimate privacy to relax and enjoy the sun? Of course, who doesn’t? This miracle can be found in Thailand, and if you decide to visit this hotel, then the hotel staff would pick you up from the airport. Thailand has eternal summer, but the season from October to February is the driest and best for visits.
6 The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur, India
Imagine to be able to walk straight to the pool from your suite. That is very much possible in this hotel situated on the bank of Lake Pichola. There is no doubt that the resort looks like a royal palace where the swimmers in the pool can enjoy the picturesque sites of Udaipur. The climate is good through the entire year, but the best months for visits are from September to March. This paradise is located only 45 minutes from Udaipur Dabok Airport, and 8 km from Udaipur Railway Station.
7 San Alfonso del Mar Resort, Algarrobo, Chile
This is the largest pool in the world! It is 1 km long and 35 m deep, which also makes it the deepest pool in the world. So, if that’s not a challenge for the pool lovers, then what is? Besides swimming, guests can go kayaking or sailing down the light blue pool water. Guests are recommended to visit during the dry winter months. This deepest pool is about 100 km from Santiago, the capital of Chile and can be reached by car or by bus.
8 The Joule Hotel, Dallas, USA
Before it became a hotel, the building was Dallas National Bank. What makes the hotel unique is the pool, which goes out of the balcony. The swimmers and the people who pass below the hotel, can actually see through the glass bottom of the pool. The pool and a lounge are situated on the roof, offering a cozy retreat on a sunny day and away from the loud and crowded city. Spring and summer are ideal for visit, and the hotel is easily reachable because it is located in the center of the city.