If you are planning a trip abroad for your next summer vacation, nothing can beat the heat better than a dip in a nice pool. And you don’t have to settle for a regular pool either. There are plenty of hotels around the world that have all kinds of pools, from the famed infinity pools where you can laze at the edges with a cocktail in hand, to more exotic ones complete with waterfalls and perhaps even fish! And whether you like to do a swan dive and elegantly swim through the water or just cannonball into the pool or relax at the shallow end, this list of the best pools in the world will cover everything. ALSO READ: 13 amazing hotel pools in the world with some of the best views
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Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Marina Bay Sands infinity pool
We start this list with what is probably one of the most famous swimming pools in the world and among Indians. The Marine Bay Sands overlooking the city of Singapore offers an incredible view, best seen from its rooftop infinity pool (the largest of its kind in the world). Located at the 57th floor with amazing views of the Singapore skyline, it is worth staying in this hotel just for that pool, even if for a day. The price per room can range from around INR 22,000 onward. Visit the pool early in the morning to beat the crowd and watch the sunrise. Also Read - Singapore Govt to Quarantine People Returning from Overseas in Five-Star Hotels, Here's Why
Belmond Hotel Caruso, Italy
Belmond Hotel Caruso, Photograph Courtesy: Facebook
The Belmond Hotel Caruso, once a 11th-century palace, today is a luxury resort on the hills of Ravello beside the Amalfi coast of Italy. With an altitude of 1,150 feet above sea level and geography in its favor, the hotel offers an incredible pool experience. Its infinity pool, heated to a warm temperature, offers unobstructed views of the Mediterranean Sea at a distance and the mountains where it is nestled. And to make the experience even better, you can ask for an iPod with your choice of music too. Prices for a room are high though, starting from INR 66,000 per night. Also Read - Trending News Today April 04, 2020: America Finally Comes up With Coronavirus Vaccine? International Poll of 6,000 Doctors Back Trump's Anti-Malaria Drug
Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, UAE
Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, Photograph Courtesy: Facebook
If you want a fully indulgent experience, you cannot go wrong with literally anywhere in Dubai, UAE. The city is an amusement park of sights and wonders, with the biggest and most extravagant of everything, from hotels to malls. For the best pool, you should head to the most luxurious hotel in the world, Burj Al Arab Jumeirah. There are five pools to choose from, and the terrace stretches out over the ocean and comes with a saltwater infinity pool and a freshwater one. It really doesn’t get any more luxurious than this. Prices for a hotel room can start from INR 71,000 per night.
The Hanging Gardens of Bali, Indonesia
Hanging Gardens of Bali, Photograph Courtesy: Facebook
Bali is all the rage these days, attracting Indians with its pristine, sun-kissed beaches. And if you want to experience the tropical island’s rain forests, head to the Hanging Gardens of Bali resort. This resort has a two-story infinity pool that you can book for a dinner date. The resort says that the pool has been designed and positioned in a way that it makes you feel like you are floating over the tree tops. That is one hell of a pool experience, and for rooms priced from INR 32,000 per night, it is a relatively more affordable than some other properties mentioned above. ALSO READ: 5 resorts in India with private pool villas
Ma’In Hot Springs Resort and Spa, Jordan
Ma’In Hot Springs Resort and Spa, Photograph Courtesy: Facebook
The Dead Sea, located in the lowest point in dry land on earth, is famous for its bath salts that are said to heal all kinds of ailments and malaise. In Madaba, Jordan, at the southeastern end of the salt lake, lies the Ma’In Hot Springs Resort and Spa with hot spring waterfalls that flow into its Cascade Spa pool. With the Dead Sea and hot spring waterfalls nearby and signature spa services with access to a steam cave in the resort, a getaway to this resort has the potential to heal you up and make you feel and look healthier than before. Prices per night can range from INR 14,000, and spa services are around INR 24,000 per person.
The Cambrian Adelboden, Switzerland
Cambrian Adelboden, Switzerland, Photograph Courtesy: Facebook
If you want to combine your love for the water and the mountains, head to the Cambrian Adelboden in Switzerland. The wellness resort is a four-star property and one of the most famous in the region. Its restaurant is also famed for using locally-sourced ingredients, but your highlight would be the outdoor pool with a view of the snow-capped Alpine mountains. There is also an indoor pool, and both are heated for guests’ comfort. And there is a Finnish sleeping area and sauna that offers to refresh and rejuvenate you. The tariff starts from around INR 16,000 per night.
Tabacon Thermal Resort and Spa, Costa Rica
Tabacon Thermal Resort and Spa, Photograph Courtesy: Facebook
Located beside the majestic Arenal Volcano and flanked by the Arenal Volcano National Park, Tabacon Thermal Resort and Spa offers an incredible thermal pool experience. Its private rain forest reserve is said to have Costa Rica’s largest thermal mineral spring network, with five main springs that bring in thousands of gallons of thermal water flowing through the resort. You will find plenty of waterfalls and pools along the Tabacon River, most of which are natural formations with some rock work here and there. The pools vary in their size, water flow, temperature and privacy that they offer. The tariff per night is around INR 22,000. NOW READ: Dont miss these 10 swanky hotels in India with infinity pools!
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