From sky-high rooftop pools overlooking glitzy desert cities to serene infinity pools nestled within lush jungle interiors, dive right into our list of the 10 best hotel swimming pools in the world…


Stretching the entire length of the private island it’s perched on, Fairmont Sirru Fen Fushi’s spectacular 200 metre infinity pool is one of the longest in all of the Maldives. Truly the perfect place to relax when you’re not exploring the surrounding pristine house reef.

  1. Maldives: Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi

Stretching the entire length of the private island it’s perched on, Fairmont Sirru Fen Fushi’s spectacular 200 metre infinity pool is one of the longest in all of the Maldives. Truly the perfect place to relax when you’re not exploring the surrounding pristine house reef.

Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi

Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi

  1. St Lucia: Jade Mountain

Bringing quite literal meaning to the phrase “breaking the fourth wall”, the uniquely designed sanctuaries at Jade Mountain Resort offer guests unparalleled views of the lush St Lucian skyline from the comfort of their very own infinity pool.

Jade Mountain, St Lucia

Jade Mountain, St Lucia

  1. Greece: Grace Santorini

That’s what we call a room with a view! Seamlessly blending the indoors with the out, the villas and suites of this sublime clifftop resort feature heated plunge pools that open out to sweeping views of Santorini’s stunning skyline.

Grace Santorini

Grace Santorini

  1. Phuket, Thailand: Keemala

All of the pool villas at Keemala are pretty special, but the uniquely designed Bird’s Nests are truly something else. Perched high in the Thai rainforest, each of these eight unique villas has their own private 30m² plunge pool that affords views over the lush, forested interior.

Keemala, Thailand

Keemala, Thailand

  1. Dubai: Address Beach Resort 

No-where quite does sky-high like Dubai! The Address Beach Resort has certainly put its address on the map with its impressive accolade of housing the world’s highest infinity pool. You’ll truly feel on top of the world swimming in this stunning outdoor haven.

Address Beach Resort, Dubai

Address Beach Resort, Dubai

  1. Bali: Alila Ubud

Set in the picturesque Ayung Valley, this mystical emerald pool is a superb setting for a serene soak. Time your morning wake-up just right and you may catch a glimpse of the high-altitude mist hanging the air, or if early mornings aren’t your thing, watch the poolside transform at night into a tropical movie-viewing venue.

Alila Ubud, Bali

Alila Ubud, Bali

  1. Italy: Grand Hotel Tremezzo

Grand Hotel Tremezzo’s pools certainly are grand! Framed by the Grigna Mountain Range and set beside the deep blue waters of Lake Como, you have the choice of the beautiful Flowers Pool, surrounded by fragrant flowers and age-old trees, or the stunning WOW! Pool, an azure oasis that floats upon the lake’s waters.

Grand Hotel Tremezzo, Italy

Grand Hotel Tremezzo, Italy

  1. Dubai: Burj Al Arab

One of the most iconic hotels in the world boasts a pool to match. Extending 100 metres out into the sea, the trendy Burj Al Arab Terrace offers not one, but two, fabulous pools for you to enjoy. Make everlasting memories at the family-friendly freshwater pool or unwind at the adult-only saltwater infinity pool – both are equally as incredible.

Burj Al Arab, Dubai

Burj Al Arab, Dubai

  1. Krabi, Thailand: Phulay Bay, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve

Gaze out at a horizon studded by hundreds of limestone stacks and let the feeling of pure relaxation wash over you; the palm-fringed infinity pool at Phulay Bay, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve offers one of the most breathtaking views in Krabi.

Phulay Bay, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Thailand

Phulay Bay, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Thailand

  1. Grenada: Silversands Grenada

There’s certainly no fighting to get a poolside spot at Silversands Grenada! Home to the longest infinity pool in the Caribbean, it spans an extraordinary 100 metres across the resort, overlooking the glistening waters of the Caribbean Sea and just steps from pristine Grand Anse Beach.

Silversands Grenada

Silversands Grenada

Plan Your Holiday With Kenwood Travel

Ready to take the plunge and dive right into your next holiday? You can book any of these hotels on our website at www.kenwoodtravel.co.uk, or alternatively give one of our Travel Experts a call on 020 7749 9220 to ask their advice on where the best hotel swimming pools in the world are.

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