The Grace, Santorini, Greece
Perched on the famous Santorini caldera, The Grace is a multiple award winning boutique hotel that has unarguably the best sea-view in the world. The resort’s famed double suite room called The Villa, gives you a heavenly view of the Aegean Sea as well as the Caldera.
Mardan Palace, Antalya, Turkey
The Mardan Palace has one of Europe’s largest pools and how wow! Can the word ‘glorious’ even begin to define it? Add to that, the southern-most part of the pool gives you a gorgeous view of the beach that is wholly owned by the resort.
Grand Wailea, Hawaii
Hawaii Grand Wailea Resort has nine diverse pools on six different levels, all connected by a river! Among its best features, Wailea Canyon includes a white-water rapid slide, a Tarzan pool with rope swing, a swim-up bar and the world’s first water elevator, in which water fills up a silo, pushing a giant inflatable tube to the top.
Hanging Gardens, Ubud, Bali
Built on 3.2 hectares of land near Payangan, this luxury resort is a must-see for anyone who’s visiting Bali. The layered infinity pool of Bali’s Hanging Gardens is set on top of a cliff and is surrounded by lush rainforest. All the 38 villas of this amazing hotel have their own infinity-edged pool with similar luxuriant views of the surrounding forest.
Ski Portillo, Chile
South America’s oldest and most well-known ski-resorts is quite isolated, even by Chile’s standards. Placed right on the edge of Inca Lake, Ski Portillo is the perfect example of ‘A city in a Resort’. Not only does it have all the basic necessities that are expected of a luxury resort like a fitness centre, discotheque, aerobics and yoga classes and children’s game room, it also houses a movie theatre, a ski and boot check, a timekeeping office for nearby race courses and lastly, an unbelievably stunning outdoor pool. Look at the above photos if you don’t believe us!
Cambrian Hotel, Adelboden, Switzerland
Some views are to die for and this pool view from Switzerland’s Cambrian Hotel is the living proof! This incredibly beautiful infinity pool is heated to your comfort, and gives you an unrestricted view of the snowy Swiss Alps in all its glory. What’s more, the hotel is within walking distance of the nearest ski lifts to Adelboden-Lenk and the pool is not exclusive to only hotel guests! All you have to do is pay a small fee.
Homestead Resort, Hot Springs Virginia
Imagine two whole acres of hot pools and tubs that are fed by natural, mineral-rich hot springs! Though originally built for skiing, Omni Homestead Resort is more popular for soaking and water fun than sliding down the snow. This extraordinary resort has been a popular holiday getaway for 22 U.S. presidents dating back to the 18th century, and rightly so! There are two hot springs flowing through the property, and its water park has water slides, a lazy river, a water play zone, a sandy beach, as well as a cosy whirlpool and private cabanas that give you exclusive services – all of this with a stunning mountain view as its backdrop!
Velassaru Resort, Maldives
This luxury resort gives you everything you’ll want in a 5-star island resort- private villas, crystal clear waters, and infinity pools with a never-ending view of the Indian Ocean. In addition to this, Velassaru has five exotic dining venues, two state-of-the-art bars, and exciting water sports.
Jade Mountain, St. Lucia
Jade Mountain’s plunge pool is capable of putting all the other pools in the world to shame. Its infinity edge pools, which incidentally, are a part of all the 25 open-air suites the resort provides, will give you a jaw-dropping view of St. Lucia’s tropical beauty. Jade Mountain Resort has been designed in a typical Caribbean style and gives you a bonus common pool on its rooftop.
InterContinental Dubai Festival City, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The InterContinental Dubai Festival City is world-renowned for its terrace pool, and justifiably so. The 25-meter lap pool juts out from the hotel’s 4th floor, and thus, you can view the street below thanks to its glass bottom! What’s more, the hotel has a beautiful sun terrace and spa just above the pool, along with a bar.