Summer is coming up and what better place to be than in a gorgeous deep blue pool with a view! Checkout our picks of secret hotel pools around the world. They might not be the biggest pools but these hidden gems will definitely have you begging for some hot summer fun!
12. Playa Vik Cantilevered Pool with Light-Up Celestial Map
In Uruguay’s bohemian chic coastal village of José Ignacio, there lies a beachfront retreat renowned for its avant-garde artwork throughout. A bigger draw at Playa Vik, though, is the breathtaking cantilevered pool that extends out from the property’s ebony terrace overlooking the beach below. Swim amongst the stars in this pool – a celestial map mimics the night sky and lights up the Absolute Nero granite pool in the evening hours.
11. The St. Regis Princeville Infinity Pool
Celebrities, island locals and families are all drawn to the gorgeous St. Regis Princeville Resort, on Kauai’s legendary North Shore. As if the 5,000 sq/ft infinity pool surrounded in lush native foliage and natural lava rock weren’t enough to enjoy, bask in the amazing view of the Napali Coast over Hanalei Bay.
10. La Mamounia – Marrakech, Morocco – Pool at the Spa
The Palatial La Mamounia is fit for a king. This Moroccan Paradise is the perfect place to relax in the midst of the hot dessert!
9. The Berkeley’s Bamford Haybarn Spa Rooftop Pool
London’s only rooftop pool on the 8th floor of the hotel has long been one of the city’s most exclusive and seductive havens, with a roof that slides open in fine weather carefully restored with white gold mosaic. The poolside Secret Garden is planted with jasmine, lavender and rosemary as a reference to the ingredients used in Bamford Body Collection and fragrant candles.
8. The St. Regis Bahia Beach Pool & Seaside Esplanade
The first Audubon Gold Signature Sanctuary in the Caribbean, this resort is renowned for its lush and verdant natural setting. The gorgeous winding pool feels like a natural creek connecting the El Yunque rainforest and the Atlantic Ocean – and a favorite for families!
7. The Arsenali Pool at The Blue Palace Resort in Elounda, Greece
An outdoor, freshwater swimming pool that laps quietly against the characteristic Arsenali Lounge, offering dramatic views of the luminous azure sea and Spinalonga Island.
6. Hotel Marqués de Riscal in Elciego, Spain
A spectacular indoor swimming pool designed by Frank O. Gehry. He uses wine-coloured reds and vine-coloured earth tones—all surrounded by a glass wall framing views of the vineyards.
5. Hacienda San Jose in Yucatan, Mexico
A gorgeous outdoor pool surrounded by low-lying hammocks.
The swimmable lagoon pools connect the seven main swimming pools and harmonize with the resort’s landscaped tropical gardens, creating a tranquil and scenic ambiance. In order to protect the natural environment, the pools are filled with water from PDAM (Perusahaan Daerah Air Minum), the water supply company owned by the Government of Bali, rather than deep private wells. The resort’s regular water treatment program ensures clean moss- and bacteria-free pool water. Guests in Lagoon Access Rooms can step directly from their balcony into the lagoon.
3. Hacienda Uayamon in Uayamon, Campeche Mexico
Surrounded by ancient stone walls and towering columns, under the giant indigenous ceiba trees, luxuriate in our gorgeous pool with hammocks and lounge chairs abounding.
Soak up the hot Californian sun or jump in for a swim at our bold rooftop pool. Take in stunning views of Los Angeles and Hollywood from the comfort of your own W lounge chair or private luxury cabana.
A heated outdoor affair complete with poolside service so you’ll never have to lift a toe for towels and refreshments—and we’ll even come to the rescue with Sunblock Application Assistance for those hard-to-reach places! If staying in is your thing, we have nine private cabanas plus a larger VIP cabana for rent, filled with flat screen TVs, High Speed Internet Access and other amenities, with your very own outdoor showers.