Reclining next to an infinity pool in a beautiful location is one of the best moments of any holiday, but why not take things one step further and treat yourself to the ultimate holiday luxury: a private pool. Believe it or not, you don’t have to rent a private villa to enjoy the peace and quiet of a private pool as there are a number of luxurious hotels all around the globe that offer guests their very own slice of relaxation.
We’ve rounded up another batch of our favourite hotels with private pools, and don’t forget to check out our first post in this series here.
This time around we’re shining the spotlight on hotels from Greece to Morocco, and French Polynesia to the Maldives. Get ready for some serious holiday longing!
Blue Palace Resort & Spa (Crete), Greece
Perched on the edge of Crete’s beautiful Elounda coastline, Blue Palace Resort & Spa is a bohemian paradise that is a true escape from reality, providing guests with every luxury from the moment they set foot in the resort.
Traditional rooms and suites are available for guests but for those who want to elevate their trip to the next level, the resort’s villas are a must. The Royal Blue Villa is the real star here: a three bedroom villa that’s decked out with en suite marble bathrooms, private gardens and even a private pool that overlooks the sea.
Hotel Carpe Diem (Santorini), Greece
Brimming with traditional Greek charm, the Carpe Diem boutique resort in Santorini is a first class destination for those looking to discover this beautiful corner of the world, whether it’s a solo trip or a honeymoon.
The adult-only Hotel Carpe Diem is comprised solely of luxurious suites, many of which come with private pools and stunning island or sea views. Taking a dip in your private pool and watching the sun rise will be one of many unforgettable memories you create during your visit.
Sri Panwa Hotel (Phuket), Thailand
Sri Panwa Hotel Phuket is a breathtaking collection of suites and penthouses that need to be seen to be believed. Looking out across the Andaman Sea and Phuket’s southeastern peninsula, you’ll feel as though you’ve stepped into another world when you check into this beautiful hotel.
As their name suggests, the Pool Suites come with their own private infinity pools, along with access to the Olympic-sized forest waterfall pool that’s set within the stunning water garden.
Palais Namaskar, Morocco
Are you looking for a truly luxurious, once in a lifetime experience? The Palais Namaskar is unlike anything you’ve seen before, nestled in the Palmeraie oasis beneath the Atlas Mountains. The entire resort conjures up feelings of ultimate relaxation and tranquility and has revolutionised luxury travel since its opening in 2012.
Avista Hideaway Resort & Spa, Thailand
The Avista Hideaway Resort & Spa is just a short journey from Patong but you’ll feel a million miles away from the stresses and strains of everyday life as you unwind in this peaceful Thai resort. It’s the perfect place to rejuvenate the senses and reconnect with nature, as you’re treated to beautiful views of lush greenery and perfect beaches everywhere you turn.
Banyan Tree (Mayakoba), Mexico
The Banyan Tree resorts are some of the most luxurious in the world, and their Banyan Tree Mayakoba location on the coast of the Riviera Maya is absolutely no exception. remising guests a tropical retreat and first class services, this is the place to be if you’re looking for a truly relaxing break from reality.
This resort steps outside of the traditional hotel box by treating guests to private villas that also feature their very own swimming pools, so you’ll really get to make the most of the peace and seclusion that the Banyan Tree Mayakoba offers.
Taj Exotica Resort & Spa, Maldives
A romantic island resort that’s adorned with tropical plants and surrounded with crystal clear warm water, the Taj Exotica Resort & Spa is an idyllic paradise for couples who want to discover one of the world’s most beautiful holiday spots.
Vana Belle, Thailand
The enchanting Vana Belle resort provides guests with a personal, generous service and strives to ensure that you have the holiday of a lifetime. Each of the resort’s eighty suites and villas are beautifully decorated and feature a private plunge pool – what better way to clear your head in the morning?
Jumeirah Dhevanafushi, Maldives
Stretched out across two idyllic islands in the south of the Maldives, right in the heart of the Indian Ocean, the Jumeirah Dhevanafushi is described as an ‘enchanting hideaway that offers everything you need to get away from it all’. And we have to agree, with the long swathes of perfect sandy beaches coupled with the clear turquoise waters, what more could you want?
Sugar Beach, St Lucia
Known as one of the most beautiful spots in the world, St. Lucia’s Sugar Beach (formerly Jalousie Plantation) is an absolutely breathtaking resort that showers guests in luxury with everything from a world-class spa to stunning private villas that have their own infinity pools.
The Brando, French Polynesia
Calling The Brando a luxury resort really doesn’t do this paradise justice. Found on the stunning private island of Tetiaroa in French Polynesia, the resort was created to honour Polynesian lifestyles and cultures. Preserving the natural beauty of the area is the emphasis here, and guests will find it impossible not to relax and unwind as they stroll on the perfect beaches and enjoy the sea turtles, manta rays and exotic birds that frequent the island.
Cheval Blanc, French West Indies
With well-being serving as the main inspiration behind the resort, the Cheval Blanc Spa is one of the central attractions. Featuring four treatment rooms, a hamman and a relaxation pavilion, this should be your first port of call if you’re looking to unwind and relax.
El Dorado Seaside Suites, Mexico
An adults only resort, the El Dorado Seaside Suites are an absolute treat, from the beautiful Mexican location to the guest suites, which all feature four-poster beds and two-person Jacuzzi tubs. For any couples searching for the perfect romantic getaway, the El Dorado is certainly an attractive choice.
The hotel’s staff are willing to arrange whatever it takes for guests to have the ultimate holiday, whether it be enjoying a class of champagne under the night sky or having a fairy tale beach wedding.