Here is our selection of the best luxury hotels with private pools, from the Maldives to the Seychelles.
Photograph by Qualia
The Beach House and Windward pavilions at Australia’s Qualia both provide private pools and both are luxury accommodation to the utmost degree.
Six Senses Yao Noi, Thailand
Photograph by Six Senses Yao Noi
All 55 luxury villas at Six Senses Yao Noi are kitted out with their own private pools. Choose between a view over the plantation, a view over the water or views over Phang Nga Bay and direct access to the beach.
Anantara Dhigu Resort and Spa, Maldives
Photograph by irol.trasmonte, Flickr
The Sunset Pool Villas and Anantara Villas at Anantara Dhigu are exceptional. But the winner is the Anantara Over-Water Pool Suite with its own private deck and endless view of the turquoise sea.
W Retreat and Spa, Maldives
Photograph by Qim Mohd Ali, Flickr
W Hotels’ Maldivian retreat offers a luxe selection of villas with private pools. Ocean Oasis and Ocean Oasis Lagoon are over-water too.
The Naka Island Phuket, Thailand
Photograph by The Naka Island, A Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Phuket
At The Naka Island choose between a Tropical Pool Villa or a Seaview Pool Villa. Both are equally luxurious.
Anantara Kihavah Villas, Maldives
Photograph by Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas
Anantara Kihavah has the ultimate selection of Maldivian deluxe pool villas: Beach, Over-Water, Family, Presidential – they have it all.
Alila Villas Soori, Indonesia
Photograph by Alila Hotels
All villas at Alila Villas Soori have their own private pools. Choose either a mountain pool villa, an ocean pool villa or a beach pool villa. Other, grander options are the three bedroom villa and the Soori Residence.
Alila Villas Uluwatu, Indonesia
Photograph by Richard Moross, Flickr
Both the one-bedroom and three bedroom villas at Alila Villas Uluwatu have beautiful private pools with cabanas.
Song Saa Private Island, Cambodia
Photograph by Song Saa Private Island
Choose between an Ocean View Villa, an Over-Water Villa or a Jungle Villa. All are all-inclusive and all have gorgeous private pools.
Fregate Island Private, Seychelles
Photograph by Fregate Island Private
Fregate Island Private has 17 villas, including a Presidential Villa. Each villa has its own private infinity pool and a Jacuzzi.
The Banyan Tree Seychelles Hotel, Seychelles
Photograph by Adrian Scottow, Flickr
The Banyan Tree offers a selection of various pool villas, ranging from small private pools to private jet pools.
The Oberoi Udaivilas, India
Photograph by The Oberoi Udaipur
Two and a half out of five of the accommodation options at the majestic Oberoi Udaivilas have private pools: the Luxury Suites, the Kohinoor Suite and the Premier Rooms, which have a semi private pool.
NIYAMA by Per AQUUM, Maldives
Photograph by NIYAMA, a Per AQUUM Resort
Almost all of the villas at NIYAMA by Per AQUUM have a private pool, apart from the plain Beach Studios.
Anantara Rasananda, Thailand
Photograph by Photograph by Anantara Hotels, Resorts & Spas, Thailand
The 64 villas and suites at Anantara Rasananda all come equipped with private plunge pools.