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Some of the Most Fascinating Hotel Pools Around the Globe: Part I





Imagine exploring far-flung destinations and soothing yourself in the most luxurious hotel pools. Nothing, after all, is more restoring than beautiful scenery and a relaxing dip.

There’s something thrilling about discovering a new place. So, we’ve pulled together some of our favorite hotel pools from around the world—you may just want to add them to your bucket list. This is beautiful pool design at its finest.

7 Hotel Pools We Love

1. Blue Lagoon Geothermal Resort, Grindavík, Iceland

Blue Lagoon Geothermal Resort, Grindavík, Iceland 
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This geothermal, seawater pool on the edge of Iceland blends nature with thoughtful design, creating one of the world’s most stunning resort pools.

2. Keemala Hotel, Phuket, Thailand

Keemala Hotel, Phuket, Thailand 
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Sometimes the best hotel pools are meant for solitude. Intimate staging encourages privacy, especially amidst the lush foliage of Thailand’s tropical rainforest.

3. Domus Civita, Civita di Bagnoregio, Lazio, Italy

Domus Civita, Civita di Bagnoregio, Lazio, Italy

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This dramatic pool is built into the stone of Domus Civita’s medieval structure. Old-world charm blends with clean design at this unique Italian destination.

4. San Alfonso del Mar, Algarrobo, Chile

San Alfonso del Mar, Algarrobo, Chile 
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This sprawling pool cradles more than 3000-feet of the Chilean coast along the South Pacific ocean. The resort pool’s calm waters are just steps away from the ocean waves.

5. Amangiri, Canyon Point, Utah

Amangiri, Canyon Point, Utah 
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Amangiri, a luxury 5-star resort in southern Utah, accentuated its beautiful natural location by incorporating the region’s prehistoric canyons into its stunning pool design.

6. LeCrans Hotel, Crans-Montana, Switzerland

LeCrans Hotel, Crans-Montana, Switzerland 
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The lap pool at LeCrans Hotel on a snow-capped mountain in the Swiss Alps gives “heated pool” a whole new meaning.

7. The Gellert Baths, Budapest, Hungary

The Gellert Baths, Budapest, Hungary 
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The waters of these historic healing springs have been used for curing ailments for over four centuries. With frescoed ceilings and ornate tilework, this Budapest destination lives up to its history.

Turn Exotic Destinations into Backyard Relaxation

These gorgeous hotel pools await your arrival, but don’t let this pool inspiration lie dormant until then. Why not take a page from these exotic resort pools and add similar design features to your own backyard pool? The sky is the limit when it comes to beautiful pool design at home!