Sometimes, diving head first into a list of the world's most Instagrammable hotel pools is the only thing to do. So here you are...
Freehand, Los Angeles
With skyline views and flamingo-pink accessories, this rooftop pool is the sparkling jewel in Freehand’s crown.
Hotel Panamera, Mexico
Live out your tiled fantasies at this colourful saltwater charmer, in the heart of tantalising Tulum.
Tierra Atacama, Chile
Eye up the local volcanoes and the amber-and-ochre desert from the depths of this shimmering oasis and its distinctive, curved loungers.
The Retreat at Blue Lagoon, Iceland
Hotel Grand Ferdinand, Austria
Just a belly-flop from the hotel’s tempting restaurant, this urban rooftop pool comes with distinguished views of Vienna’s historic architecture.
Fasano Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Keep an eye on Ipanema Beach and iconic Sugarloaf Mountain from one of the most famous rooftop pools in South America.
Borgo Pignano, Tuscany
Overlooking the Tuscan hills, this picturesque pool is no ordinary hotel hideaway. There are 750 acres to explore here, from the impeccably-converted 18th century villa.
Qualia, Queensland, Australia
In the Whitsunday Islands, qualia is one of the most luxurious lodges in Australia. The resort is accessed via Jurassic Park style gates, and the infinity pool is the resort’s pièce de résistance.
Sun Gardens Dubrovnik, Croatia
Steps away from a picturesque beach, this is an elegant pool with everything you need to settle in for the day.
The Other Side, Bahamas
With just six rooms, it’s easy to pretend the whole hotel, and pool with direct beach access, are entirely yours.
Grand Hotel Tremezzo, Italy
On Lake Como, the hotel is, as the name suggests, grand and elegant, steeped in history. Head for the water-on-water floating pool on the lake, it’s right by the Champagne bar…
No pool round-up is complete without mentioning Amangiri, the sleek sandstone hideaway in the depths of Utah’s Navajo country.
Up next on the blog: our review of Port Hotel in Eastbourne. (Keep your swimwear close to hand.)
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