A holiday just isn’t a holiday without the perfect pool.
Whether you’re happy to lay on a day-bed, swim laps, enjoy a pool-side cocktail or simply take in the view, an amazing pool should be top of mind when choosing a hotel or even a destination.
We’ve put together a list of the most instgrammable pools around the world that are definitely worth the long-haul flight.
So whether you’re looking to dive right in or snap a selfie, keep these perfect pool locations in mind when booking your next trip.
The gold energy pool - Lhasa, Tibet
The world’s only gold-tiled pool at the exclusive five-star St. Regis resort in Lhasa, Tibet.
Chongwe River House Pool - Zambia, Africa
Sit back and sip a cocktail at the Chongwe River House hotel in Zambia while you're greeted by the friendly local wildlife.
W Hotel - Seminyak, Bali
This idyllic pool set-up screams relaxation! Lay back and take it all in.
San Alfonso del Mar - Algarrobo, Chile
This mega-pool has to be seen to be believed. It strecthes the full length of the hotel covering a surface area of almost 20 acres. If swimming laps is your thing, this pool will keep you busy!
Sri Panwa - Phuket, Thailand
Perched atop Cape Panwa, Sri Panwa offers breathtaking views of the South-eastern tip of Phuket. Apart from the 12-metre infinity edge pool, there’s a number of pool suites and a forest waterfall pool enveloped within a perfectly landscaped water garden.
Grace Hotel - Santorini, Greece
This first-class accommodation in Greece, offers some of the best views in Santorini. Take it all in from their incredible infinity pool and lap up the luxury.
Bondi Icebergs - Sydney, Australia
It’s hard to find a more idyllic Sydney setting. The Bondi baths have been a historical landmark for more than 100 years. There’s both a larger lap pool and a children’s pool.
Alpin Panorama Hotel Hubertus - South Tyrol, Italy
Unlike other infinity pools that meet the sea, this pool creates the incredible optical illusion that you are swimming through the sky. Summer or winter, it has a breath-taking view.