Best pools for a dip
Pools have long been a draw for summer travelers. Sizzling sun. Bare bodies. The coconut scent of sunscreen hanging in the air. Local surroundings are neglected when there’s a pool to dip in and recline beside. The whole scene sends bathers into a hazy, dazy state where time stands still and days slowly extend into nights.
Where is your favourite hotel pool?
(From top to bottom, left to right)
Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii (Black lava bathing)
Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc, France (French Mediterranean views from the lap of luxury)
Hotel Roosevelt, Los Angeles (Pool-side dancing is encouraged)
One&Only Reethi Rah, Maldives (Tranquility in a sea of blue)
San Alfonso del Mar, Algarrobo, Chile (The world’s largest and deepest pool)
Ubud Hanging Gardens, Bali (Each room has a private pool)
Villa Cimbrone, Ravello, Italy (Where Greta Garbo found seclusion with a lover)
Villa d’Este, Lake Como, Italy (Both you and the pool float on the waters of lake)
~ Sandra O’Connell, OPUS Insider