The world’s most instagrammable pools

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.



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  • 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.



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  • W Hotel - Seminyak, Bali

This idyllic pool set-up screams relaxation! Lay back and take it all in.



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  • 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!



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  • 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.



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  • 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.



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  • 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.



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  • 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.



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