Pools With A View

Jumby Bay, a former sheep plantation, is a 300-acre private Caribbean island off the coast of Antigua, ringed with superb white sand beaches. The tranquil infinity pool offers soul-soothing views of the sea and bay. Jumby Bay, St. John’s, Antigua
The infinity pool at La Casa Que Canta resort overlooks Zihuatanejo Bay, a picturesque inlet dotted with sailboats and ringed by the green foothills of the Sierra Madre Mountains.
La Casa Que Canta, Zihuatanejo, Mexico
The pool at Bali’s Amandari hotel is set on an escarpment above the breath-taking Ayung River Gorge in the highlands of Ubud. The 32 metre, green-tiled swimming pool lies close to the lip of the gorge and overlooks the rice terraces below.
Amandari, Ubud, Bali
The pool at this remarkable safari lodge overlooks the winding Nwanetsi River in South Africa’s Kruger National Park. Hippos and game can often be spotted coming down to the river’s edge to drink. The pool stretches the length of the main deck at Singita Lebombo and reflects the light contemporary design of the rest of the lodge.
Singita Lebombo Lodge, South Africa
Part of one of the most iconic hotel settings in the world, the pool at Hotel Caruso floats above the sparkling Gulf of Salerno a thousand feet below. Set at the highest point above the town of Ravello, the heated pool is seemingly suspended in the clouds, providing breath-taking views of the coastline below.
Hotel Caruso, Amalfi Coast, Italy
The spectacular lap pool at Playa Vik José Ignacio is cantilevered on an expanse of lawn along Uruguay’s Atlantic coast. Made from Uruguayan nero granite, the pool features a fiber-optic light celestial map of the Southern Hemisphere’s night sky. The 23 metre pool stretches out beyond the limit of the terraces and hovers 32 feet over the beach garden below.
Playa Vik José Ignacio, Uruguay
The snug pool at this boutique hotel on Greece’s Santorini sits 300 feet above the shimmering Aegean Sea. The 15 x 8 metre infinity pool is heated during the months of April and late October and offers excellent views of the volcano and the Aegean.
Katikies, Santorini, Greece
The infinity pool at the Reefs Resort & Club was built in 2001 and sits high up on a limestone cliff on Bermuda’s south shore overlooking the cobalt blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean. It isn’t unusual to see guests lined up along the wall taking in the breathtaking view on any given day.
The Reefs, Bermuda
The infinity pool at Amanyara in the Turks and Caicos was designed by Malaysian architect Jean-Michel Gathy and is surrounded by an expansive timber deck and sun loungers, with uninterrupted views of the ocean. Measuring 50 x 8 metres, the pool is framed by two lounging cabanas which offer shallow entry to the pool.
Amanyara, Turks and Caicos
The indoor pool in this striking Chilean resort offers stunning views across Lago Sarmiento and the granite monoliths of the Cordillera del Paine. The design of the hotel and pool area blends beautifully with the natural patterns and topography of the surrounding location, resulting in a harmonious architectural dialogue between the elements, landscape and culture.
Tierra Patagonia Hotel & Spa, Chile
The Hotel Santa Caterina is located on a rocky ledge pool overlooking Amalfi’s picturesque harbour. Designed by the architect Gennaro Passerotti, the 15 metre elliptically shaped pool, is strategically situated under the shadow of the original Palace D’Afflitto picturesque ruins. Around the pool, umbrellas and deeply cushioned sunbeds are situated under orange and lemon trees.
Hotel Santa Caterina, Amalfi Coast, Italy