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With temperatures beginning to rise and summer around the corner, we are dreaming of swimming in these fantastic hotel pools around the world. Follow along for some pool travel inspiration to get you thinking of your next vacation – whether it’s far off, or closer to home!
Photo courtesy of Grand Hotel Tremezzo
There is nothing quite like swimming in a pool over Lake Como, and the iconic heated pool at Grand Hotel Tremezzo certainly has that WOW factor. Not only does it have amazing views of the contrasting Grigne mountains, but the pool is heated to a comfortable temperature so guests can enjoy on chillier days as well. Aside from the floating pool, Grand Hotel Tremezzo has a second outdoor pool located in their lush gardens for those looking for a little more privacy, as well as a pool and jacuzzi in their spa.
Photo courtesy of Tierra Patagonia
With the peaks of Torres del Paine as your background, swim in this indoor heated pool with floor to ceiling glass windows. Guests sometimes catch glimpses of wildlife from the pool, so relax and enjoy the scenery! Tierra Patagonia also has an open-air whirlpool tub for those who prefer the fresh air while relaxing in the warm water. In the cooler Spring & Fall nights, keep your eyes to the sky in hopes of seeing the elusive southern lights dancing across the sky.
Photo courtesy of Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts
The Four Seasons Philadelphia is the newest addition to the city’s luxury hotel scene and home to Philly’s only infinity pool, with unbelievable floor to ceiling views of the skyline. Located on the 57th floor, the large, heated pool is perfect for swimming and exercising, offering an array of unique activities such as aqua cycling.
Photo courtesy of Bürgenstock Hotels AG
The Alpine Spa at the Bürgenstock Resort Lake Lucerne has 5 pools on property, all heated at different temperatures for ultimate relaxation. The Infinity Edge Pool, however, is the star of the show! Heated to a comfortable 86 degrees Fahrenheit, this pool feels like it floats between Lake Lucerne and the sky! The famous 10,000 sqm Spa is one of the best and biggest in Switzerland.
Photo courtesy of Canaves Oia Suites
Perched high above the Caldera is the stunning infinity pool at the family run favorite, Canaves Oia Suites. From here you can enjoy the view of the towering white roofs of Santorini, all while laying back in one of the in-pool lounge chairs. The hotel’s central location serves as the perfect spot to catch that famous Santorini sunset and relax with a crisp glass of Greek Assyrtiko wine. For those who prefer a more private pool, the hotel offers many rooms and suites with its own plunge pools, make this our ultimate pick for a romantic Greek getaway.
Photo courtesy of Singita
Sasakwa Lodge is set on a colonial-era home in the Serengeti with some of the best views in Africa, and its main pool is no different. This infinity pool offers spectacular views over the Serengeti plains and is perfect for slowing down after an exciting game drive. Be sure to enjoy sundowners and nibbles offered by the lodge at sunset, or relax in one of the rooms private plunge pools overlooking the surrounding valleys.
Photo courtesy of Pelican Hill
The impressive saltwater Coliseum pool at Pelican Hill is perfectly positioned in the middle of the resort with a view of the Southern California coast. The pool’s circular shape and surrounding columns give it an amphitheater feel of a bygone era. Pelican Hill also offers chic private cabanas around the pool to enjoy a day in the sun.