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17 Of The Best Swimming Pools In The World

We’ve scrolled ceaselessly on Instagram to discover the best pools in the world, from Miami to Cape Town.

With jaw-dropping views, decadent tiling, and glamorous, palm-lined surrounds, these are CF’s pick of the world’s most wowing swimming pools.


1. Como Shambhala Estate

 

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At Como Shambhala Estate accommodations come with their very own infinity-edged pool, jungle views included.

2. 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge

 

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A wowing cityscape and poolside tipples make the rooftop pool at 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge a must-visit.

3. Monastero Santa Rosa Hotel & Spa

 

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This vanished-edge infinity pool, precipitously positioned on the Amalfi Coast, is v dramatic.

4. Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen

 

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Extending out into the ocean, the Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen’s infinity pool packs a serious punch.

5. Hôtel Les Roches Rouges

 

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Seaside sanctuary Hôtel Les Roches Rouges (and its swish pool) draws quite the fashion crowd…

6. The Silo

 

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Cape Town’s Silo rooftop is a scene unto itself – at its heart, the glass-flanked pool.

7. Soneva Jani Resort

 

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An over-water villa with water slide and a freshwater pool – tick, tick, and tick.

8. Grand Hotel Tremezzo

 

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There’s just no beating this Instagram-worthy, water-on-water floating pool. Bravo Grand Hotel Tremezzo, bravo.

9. Cap Rocat

 

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Though tempted by the neighbouring sea, it’s the pool at Cap Rocat’s S.P.A. that’s our first port of call.

10. Punta Caliza

 

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Punta Caliza’s pool is pure magic – it’s gorgeous to look at, to lie beside, and to dream about post-trip.

11. Faena Hotel

 

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Flanked with candy-striped umbrellas and cherry-red sun beds, Faena’s poolside is a whole vibe.

12. Amangiri

 

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Positioned in the canyonlands of Utah, Amangiri’s pool cuts a dramatic shape.

13. Six Senses Zil Pasyon

 

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With so many pool villas to choose from, you’re spoilt for choice at Six Senses Zil Pasyon, but the oceanfront pool cinches it.

14. Soho Beach House Miami

 

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The outdoor pool at Soho Beach House Miami is one of Miami Beach’s most sought after oceanfront spots.

15. Hotel Du Cap-Eden-Roc

 

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Coastal glamour at its peak, this infinity pool is hewn straight from the cliff’s rock.

16. Viceroy Los Cabos

 

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Like something straight out of a sci-fi blockbuster, we’d happily stay poolside at Viceroy Los Cabos ad infinitum.

17. Biltmore Hotel

 

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A palm-lined, tropical oasis – Biltmore Hotel’s pool is the perfect place to escape the Florida midday heat.

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