For most of us, most of our time on vacation is spent poolside. Whether the destination features top cuisines, beaches beyond compare, or luxury suites, the choice of a resort or hotel comes down to which has the top-notch pool. We’ve come up with a list of the best pools that are worthy of a dip.
1. Capella Ubub – Bali, Indonesia
This camp-like resort in Bali, Indonesia is placed within the trees giving guests the serenity of Bali’s untouched natural surroundings. From bedroom tents to lodges, each guest can enjoy a dip in their own private saltwater pool enveloped in Bali’s nature.
2. Hotel Punta Caliza- Isla Holbox, Mexico
Founded by a family of travelers, Punta Caliza’s structures are crafted with western red cedar from the family’s own plantation. These thatched roofs are inspired by the traditional properties of Mexico’s coastline. Each minimalistic room boasts its own private pool that connects to the main pool located in the heart of the hotel.
3. COMO Laucala Island- Cakaudrove Province, Fiji
Located in the waters of Melanesia, the twenty-five residences are designed with the perfect blend of Fiji’s natural beauty and modern luxury. Guests can choose to stay in a residence that’s close to the beach, above lagoons, in the jungle, or perched on top of cliffs. All guests have access to their own private pool, lounges, outdoor decks, and services to assist you during your stay.
4. Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai-Vietnam
Located on Vietnam’s culturally rich central coast, The Nam Hai allows guests to dive into the native heritage with its three UNESCO World Heritage sites. After taking a dip into Vietnam’s culture, The Nam Hai’s cascading three tear infinity pool is a perfect way to end a day.
5. Wildflower Hall, An Oberoi Resort- Shimla, India
At 2,515 meters high in the Himalayas, the Wildflower Hall is a perfect destination to immerse yourself in India’s nature. Encompassed by beautiful mountain views, guests can enjoy activities like mountain biking, trekking, and heritage hikes followed by a swim in their temperature-controlled pool. There is also an outdoor deck with an al fresco infinity whirlpool.