The only thing that’s more relaxing than lounging poolside or soaking in the water on a sunny day is doing it at one of these incredible destinations. From luxurious infinity pools with unbeatable views to natural pools teeming with marine life, these pools around the world deserve to be on everyone’s bucket list.
The Perivolas Hotel in Greece has the ultimate infinity pool, with blue water that seems to spill out right into the Mediterranean.
It’s hard to miss the pool at The Joule Hotel in Dallas, which juts out eight feet from the building. Guests can swim past the edge of the building and enjoy great views of the Dallas skyline.
The pool at the Hard Rock in Las Vegas gets pretty packed, but if you’re looking for a daytime party, it’s the place to be.
Laucala Island Resort in Fiji has an epic pool within a pool, with an above-ground glass lap pool embedded inside the larger, more natural-looking pool.
The St. Regis Lhasa Resort’s Gold Energy Pool in Tibet makes guests feel ultra luxurious with its gold-plated tiles lining the pool.
The pool at San Alfonso del Mar in Chile is the largest in the world. With nearly 66 million gallons of water, guests can even navigate the pool in small boats.
The Library in Thailand has a pool boasting a unique look, with blood-red tiles creating a cool effect that nicely contrasts the beach.
The Hayman Island resort in Australia has a massive pool complex with a freshwater pool within a larger saltwater pool.
The Molitor Hotel was actually renovated from Piscine Molitor, Paris’s famous public pool complex. Now, the chic hotel is oriented around the historic pool.
The Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore has a stunning infinity rooftop pool on the hotel’s 57th floor, where guests can swim and admire the Singaporean skyline.
Berlin’s Arena Badeschiff pool floats inside of the River Spree, where visitors can swim in clean water and enjoy views of the surrounding city. Food, drinks, music, and lounge chairs are also available from open to close.
Rio de Janeiro’s Hotel Fasano has a rooftop pool deck overlooking Sugarloaf mountain and Ipanema beach. It’s in the center of Rio’s hottest area.
Indonesia’s Hanging Gardens in Ubud has one of the most famous pools in the world, with a dual-layered infinity pool set facing the surrounding jungle.
The Sixty LES in New York City has a chic outdoor pool with photos of Andy Warhol floating below swimmers.
Amangiri resort in Utah built its unique pool around the Canyon landscape.
Maldives resort Huvafen Fushi is set up for gorgeous evening swims, with colored lights twinkling beneath the surface.
The Bondi Icebergs in Australia is an awesome public pool center known for its wintertime swimming.
At The Nam Hai in Vietnam, you’ll hardly have to choose between the pool and the beach considering the extravagant pool leads right to the sand.
The Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti in Tanzania lets you swim while watching elephants at a nearby water hole.
The King’s Pond, at the Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, a pool of 1.8 million gallons, is carved out of natural lava rock. Swim with manta rays and more than 3,000 tropical fish in this fresh- and ocean-water pool.
The W Hotel in Fort Lauderdale has a glass staircase in the middle of the pool, so indoor guests and swimmers can both see in and out.
The Oberoi Udaivilas in India has a gorgeous pool that guests can swim in directly from their private rooms.
The Berkeley Hotel in London is the perfect city escape, with rooftop digs right in Knightsbridge above stores like Harrods and Harvey Nichols.
Villa d’Este’s floating pool in Lake Como is perfect for optimizing views and getting as close to the lake as possible, without actually swimming in it.
The Viceroy Miami’s spacious rooftop pool has incredible views of downtown and the bay.