Top 10 pools with a view
Suzi Gordon

Top 10 Pools with a view

20th July 2015

Why settle for just a room with a view when you can also have a swimming pool with a view! Here's a look at 10 hotel pools which will take your breath away.


Grand Hotel Central

Grand Hotel Central | TripAdvisor



Grand Hotel Central, Barcelona

In the heart of Barcelona, this rooftop pool offers panoramic views across Barcelona's Gothic district. The five star hotel is ideally located, with the Ramblas, the Plaça Catalunya and Barcelona Cathedral all within walking distance.


Ubud Hanging Gardens

Hanging Gardens Ubud | TripAdvisor



Ubud Hanging Gardens, Bali

This luxury boutique hotel is located amidst steep terraces planted with rice, and surrounded by ancient forests and hanging gardens. The split-level infinity pool, with breathtaking views from its two levels, gives you a feeling of being suspended above the valley below.


Berkeley Health Club

The Berkeley | TripAdvisor



The Berkeley, London

There aren't many rooftop pools in London, and you may be surprised to find they are any at all, but this is one of them. The pool at The Berkeley in Knightsbridge, with its sliding roof, is a haven of tranquility in the busy capital.


W Hotel

W Hong Kong | TripAdvisor



W, Hong Kong

If you suffer from vertigo you might want to give this a miss. Located on the 76th floor of the hotel, 692 feet above Victoria Harbour, this is one of the highest swimming pools in the world. The experience isn't limited to the pool area either, with all of the hotel's rooms offering views across Hong Kong's skyline. 


Habita MTY

Habita MTY | TripAdvisor



Hotel Habita Monterrey, Mexico

Two infinity pools, one of which is heated while the other is not, sit on top of this designer hotel, offering amazing views of the city and the Sierra Madre mountains beyond. Modern architecture and black-and-white interiors make this a cool location in a hot climate.


Thompson Toronto

Thompson Toronto | TripAdvisor



Thompson Hotel, Toronto

Toronto's first and only rooftop pool offers unparalleled 360° views of the Toronto skyline and Lake Ontario. Since its opening in 2010, this boutique hotel has established itself as one of Toronto's hotspots.


Al Maha

Al Maha | TripAdvisor



Al Maha Eco Resort, Dubai

Al Maha is set in a conservation area in the desert and is designed to resemble a traditional Bedouin encampment. Each of the resort's luxury suites has its own private pool, offering magnificent views over the desert.


Marina Bay Sands | TripAdvisor



Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

The infinity pool at this iconic hotel in Marina Bay claims to be the largest rooftop pool in the world. It stretches 150 metres across the hotel's 'SkyPark', providing stunning views of the city.


Intercontinental Thalasso-Spa

InterContinental Thalasso-Spa | TripAdvisor



InterContinental Thalasso-Spa, Bora Bora

Accessible only by boat, this floating oasis in the South Pacific is set between the two hearts of Motu Piti Aau, a coral island on the barrier reef. The overwater villas perch on stilts above the lagoon, while the spa draws its water from the depths of the ocean.


The Joule

The Joule | TripAdvisor



Joule Hotel, Dallas

Not one for the faint-hearted. A feat of modern engineering, the cantilever design of this hotel pool allows it to extend over the edge of the building in spectacular fashion. This 1920's Dallas building has been transformed by award-winning designer Adam D. Tihany into a modern masterpiece, combining old world quality with contemporary design.



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