The Best Resort Pools in the World

The beating heart of any luxury resort is the swimming pool.  People go there to relax, hang out, enjoy the view and to have a nice cocktail.  Resorts know this and they create some amazing experiences that take advantage of the views.  There are resorts that go above and beyond to give you the opportunity for some truly amazing social media photos to share.  If you are looking for some of the coolest pools to lounge at, below are some great resort pools.

 

Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Imagine soaking in the world’s largest rooftop infinity pool and gazing down on the glittering expanse of the city from 57 levels above.  This is the ultimate in rooftop swimming pools.

After your swim, sunbathe on a luxurious poolside lounger or relax in the shade of a palm tree with a glass of champagne in hand.

marina bay sands singapore infinity swimming pool
marina bay sands singapore infinity swimming pool

Hilton Molino Stucky, Venice

Occupying a restored redbrick flour mill on Giudecca Island, this luxe hotel is a 6-minute walk from the nearest vaporetto stop, a 12-minute walk from the Peggy Guggenheim Collection and 2.5 km from Rialto Bridge.

This is Venice’s first rooftop pool, and it’s also the highest pool in Venice, offering vistas of the Grand Canal. Be sure to book during its open season, mid-May to the end of September, otherwise you'll miss out on this stunning pool and rooftop deck.  

Hilton Molino Stucky, Venice
Hilton Molino Stucky, Venice Photo: Agoda.com

Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti, Tanzania

This luxury hotel is set within the Serengeti National Park.  With that being said, this may be the only pool in the world where you will see elephants, buffalo, leopards, lions, and rhinoceros while taking an afternoon dip. The hotel’s stunning infinity-edge pool is perfectly situated right next to a main Serengeti watering hole.  Plus, it's a Four Seasons, so, you know it will be an incredible experience.

Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti, Tanzania
Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti, Tanzania

Andronis Luxury Suites, Santorini

Santorini is an island blessed by the gods, a place where dreams come true. The island is the perfect destination when you are looking for more than just romance, luxury and beauty. Breathtaking scenery and unique culture add something truly memorable.  What's a better to enjoy this than at a resort that gives you a front-row sunset view from a gorgeous infinity edge pool?

Andronis Luxury Suites, Santorini
Andronis Luxury Suites, Santorini Photo: Booking.com

This is just a short list of some of the most amazing resort pools.  There are many more around the world that deserve some love and attention.  What resort pools have you enjoyed?