The largest pool in the world, the infinity pool that juts out into the sea, the pool that is worth a Minoan king or the one carved in a cave – check out this list of 10 amazing pools around the world. Found in the best resorts and located in the wonderful surroundings, these pools offer the best swimming experience.

10. The Joule Hotel, Dallas, USA

Established in the previous building of Dallas National Bank, the hotel has a unique pool, which juts out of the balcony. The pool and a lounge are situated on the roof, providing a refreshing retreat on a sunny day and away from the city’s hustle and bustle.

When to go there?

Spring and autumn bring the most pleasant weather to Dallas.

9. Amirandes Grecotel Exclusive Resort, Crete, Greece

The design of this luxurious resort was inspired by the Minoan palaces. The Olympic size seawater pool is directed to the sea and has access from the private suites.

When to go there?

The summers are warm to hot and winters are mild in Crete.

8. Capella Pedregal Resort, Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

The spa resort offers private pools in the suites, private beach, and a huge incredible outdoor pool. With the views to the bay and the bar integrated into the pool, Mexican cuisine and fresh seafood, the resort provides a five-star quality relaxation.

When to go there?

The period from February to July is the driest and the temperatures are not too high.

7. Katikies Hotel, Santorini, Greece

The five-star hotel in one of the most favorite European islands has a pool carved right into a caldera. The cave pool provides a shadow and a refreshing swim with a view. The hotel also has an infinity pool, situated 90 m (300 ft) above the Aegean Sea.

When to go there?

The summers are warm and winters are mild in Santorini.

6. Mardan Palace, Antalya, Turkey

The hotel has a huge pool, which doesn’t feel crowded even on the busiest days. It is one of the largest pools in Europe. Besides that, the hotel has a private beach for its guests and a very luxurious interior.

When to go there?

The summers are hot and winters are mild in Antalya.

5. Hotel Caruso, Ravello, Italy

The infinity pool is situated at the highest point of picturesque Ravello – on the cliff, 350 m (1150 ft) above the sea. Moreover, a gorgeous view of the Amalfi Coast opens. The five-star hotel is also exquisite – it is established in a renovated 11th-century building.

When to go there?

The weather is pleasant all through the year in a Mediterranean climate zone.

4. The Sarojin, Khao Lak, Thailand

Although the hotel is located on the beach, its pool is no less appealing than the sea. The infinity pool has islands with drapes, that provide ultimate privacy to relax and enjoy the sun.

When to go there?

The season from October to February is the driest and the temperatures are mild.

3. One&Only Reethi Rah, Maldives

A luxurious resort has a unique swimming pool, which jets into the sea and has even a smaller pool within. It also has another beautiful pool and five-star quality service in this divine retreat.

When to go there?

The weather in the Maldives is warm all year round.

2. The Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur, India

One of the pools is accessible only from the suites in this beautiful hotel. Situated on the bank of Lake Pichola, the resort looks like a royal palace. And the swimmers in the pool can admire amazing sites of Udaipur.

When to go there?

The climate is moderate all through the year, but the best time to go is from September to March.

1. San Alfonso del Mar Resort, Algarrobo, Chile

The resort has the largest swimming pool in the world! It is 1 km (0,62 mi) long and 35 m (115 ft) deep, making it the deepest pool, as well. The guests can not only swim but also go kayaking and sailing.

When to go there?

Winter months are the warmest and driest.