Dive into some of the world’s most luxurious pools

Summer is well and truly on its way out for us here in little New Zealand, so why not chase the sunshine and take a dive into one of the most luxurious pools in the world?

When you think of a summer getaway, a glamorous pool is always a selling point when it comes to accommodation!

Here are seven breathtaking properties to consider when planning your next sunshine fuelled getaway, taking into consideration the ultimate in design with views to die for, you’ll be itching to get out of your winter coats and slip into your swimmers at these beautiful locations.

Male City, Maldives

When the pool meets endless ocean views, and they both seem to merge into one, could you really ask for much more from a summer vacay? Only a 25-minute speedboat ride from Male Internation Airport, Velassaru Maldives offers nothing short of your sunny slice of heaven when it comes to beachfront accommodation. Immerse yourself in the tranquil surroundings with your choice of bungalow or private villa and enjoy the ocean sounds from your stunning infinity pool.

Santorini, Greece

When you think of a luxurious summer getaway, it’s hard to go past Santorini with the Mediterranean sky, and endless views of the Aegean Sea, and nothing but stunning views at every turn. Grace Santorini boasts an exclusive boutique style hotel featuring stylish rooms, and most importantly an infinity pool which overlooks the sea. This picturesque palace will leave you feeling like you’re in a water wonderland.

Marina Bay, Singapore

With potential to be one of the most famous hotel pools in the world, Marina Bay Sands is a top place to consider for your summer getaway as it offers the world’s largest rooftop infinity pool, overlooking the Singapore skyline. Being 57 levels off the ground, this iconic pool offers endless city views exclusive to guests of the hotel. This isn’t your usual poolside experience, and will definitely be one to remember.

Oneroa, New Zealand

If you don’t want to leave the comfort of your own backyard, you can keep this one at the top of your list for when the New Zealand sunshine peaks its head next. Showing off panoramic views of the Hauraki Gulf, Delamore Lodge’s pool is an idyllic spot to cool down after a day at the beach. Boasting spacious suites that offer floor-to-ceiling windows and your own private patio, Delamore Lodge has plenty to offer for a summer getaway.

Ko Yao Noi, Thailand

Merging with the natural elements, this dreamland retreat is engulfed by its beautiful water surroundings and unique landscapes away from the city. Six Senses Yao Noi overlooks Phang Nga Bay, with spacious villas generously offering their own private outdoor pool, not to forget personal butler services! Although being away from the hustle and bustle of the city there is still plenty for guests to do, including Thai cooking classes, wine tasting and outdoor movie screenings at the private beach, you won’t fall short of things to keep you busy.

Payangan, Indonesia

Amongst the lush surroundings of beautiful vegetation and fresh air, the luxurious Hanging Gardens of Bali overlook the Ayung River. Treating guests to spacious villas each with their own infinity-edge pools, it would be hard to imagine anything more blissful when it comes to unwinding in your own slice of heaven. If you somehow tire of relaxing by the pool, the hotel also offers a fine selection of gourmet dishes to taste in a romantic setup by the pool.

Adelboden, Switzerland

700 m² spa area, outdoor pool overlooking the swiss alps, views of mountains and waterfalls, the list goes on.. When it comes to luxurious poolside accommodation, you can’t ask for much more than the Cambrian. Whether it be sunshine or the middle of chilly winter days, you can still enjoy this hotels gorgeous facilities under the sun or next to the fireplace. The inviting waters of the hotel’s heated outdoor pool are calling your name!