The Best List: Take A Splash In The Best Pools Around The World
Wanderlust With Us - Issue XXIX
January 15, 2021
What better way to shred your jetlag or spend a boozy afternoon relaxing than a dip in a pool, particularly if the views include Zebras, the ocean horizon, a lake in the Swiss Alps? When you consider travel, take a look at some of these inspiring properties, and trust us the photos don’t do them justice.
Taveuni Islands, Fiji
Have you ever wanted to swim laps in a pool within a pool? At Laucala Island you can do just that in an 82-foot glass cube set inside this lagoon-styled pool. This is one photo opportunity you won’t want to miss!
Lake Lucerne, Switzerland
Step down into the Burgenstock's indoor pool and swim towards the double glass doors that open to the infinity edge outdoor pool with the push of a button. The innovative technology, discreetly hidden by ultra-modern style, creates a spa-driven experience with built in jet stations located around every corner. Most importantly we can’t forget the breathtaking cliff-side views overlooking Lake Lucerne that will leave you speechless.
Felicite Island, Seychelles
As if being located on a private island wasn’t swanky enough, Six Senses Zil Pasyon offers one of the most unique residence features – a glass bottom pool located directly above your living room. Wave to your friends and family below as the natural sunlight shines straight from your private pool on through to your living room below.
Al Maha - Travel Now
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
At Al Maha every suite includes your very own temperature-controlled private infinity plunge pool surrounded by a wooden deck. After an adventure filled day, return back to your own private oasis while you soak in stunning views of the desert. If you’re lucky, you might even spot some wildlife on the horizon!
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St. George's, Grenada
Let us introduce you to the longest pool in the Caribbean. At 330 ft., the infinity pool at Silversands Grenada is the cherry on top of the sleek and modern design this new property boasts. Practice holding your breath as you swim your way to the Grand Anse Beach where this stunning pool leads you towards the ocean.
Singita Serengeti House - Travel Now
Picture this, you have just enjoyed your first game drive of the day tracking down the “Big 5.” You return back to your Serengeti House and decide to take a dip in your private 25-metre infinity lap pool. As you look out you see Zebra’s prancing by, the most luxurious game drive from your own private retreat. Just be careful of the animals that may think they found a new water hole!
With one of the largest spa’s in the Alps, Lefay’s indoor and outdoor panoramic pools blend with the landscape between sky and Earth. Set in the breathtaking scenery of the Dolomites, overlooking snowcapped peaks, you will feel relaxed by the surrounding elements but regenerated by this authentic spa experience.
Equinox Hotel - Travel Now
New York City, New York
The newest flagship Equinox Hotel has become a centerpiece in the Hudson Yards. This property deemed “The Fittest Hotel on Earth” boasts a saltwater lap pool, heated and cooling plunge pools for recovery, and the outdoor heated terrace pool overlooking the river and sparkling city skyline for a one of a kind New York City experience.
Four Seasons Resort Hualalai - Travel Now
This Kailua Kona based Hawaiian resort is home to the King’s Pond, a swimmable “aquarium” carved out of natural lava rock and stocked with over 4,000 tropical fish and subterranean channels that fill the pool with fresh and ocean water. This pool moves along with the tide and allows guests to partake in activities such as fish feeding, snorkeling, and Marine exploration.
A romantic experience with an unforgettable view, this exquisite suite was designed with beauty and comfort in mind. Indulge in luxurious intimacy at the one-of-a kind River Pool Jacuzzi overlooking the vibrant blues of the Aegean sea right from your private veranda.