The world's most iconic swimming pools
Summer time seems to fly as we’re already kicking off the second half of July… Grab your towel and swimsuit, here is our pick of the world’s most scenic places to swim. From a tiny boutique hotel in the heart of Marrakech to some of the most luxurious hotels around the world – these swimming pools are not just a vacation paradise, they’re also very unusual and beautifully photogenic…
BONDI ICEBERGS POOL
Located in Australia’s most famous beach, the Bondi Baths have been a historical landmark of Bondi Beach for over a century. The ocean waves break into this spectacular 50-meter saltwater olympic pool, open to members and public. From the pool deck you can see dolphins and even whales on a lucky day.
Riad Yasmine is an eight bedrooms private boutique hotel situated in the middle of the Medina of Marrakech. The pool in this haven of peace is the most Instagram-worthy on this list, featuring Moroccan inspired tiles and greenery - the perfect place to find a truly authentic Moroccan experience.
The Gordon Pool is an institution in Tel Aviv. This Olympic size swimming pool is located on the beach promenade right by the marina. Dating back to 1956, this legendary pool underwent thorough renovations a few years ago. It’s filled every evening with fresh and clean salty water and it’s open all year long.
MONTE-CARLO BEACH POOL
The Monte-Carlo Beach Hotel, a 1930s Monaco legend overlooking the Mediterranean sea was reinterpreted by architect India Mahdavi. Treat yourself with the Olympic-sized swimming pool at the Monte-Carlo Beach Club: an Olympic-sized seawater swimming pool with stunning view over the bay.
Be Tulum is a luxury lifestyle hotel spa & private villas inspired by the rustic charm and raw natural beauty of the Mayan Riviera. Here you’ll find 64 exclusive suites between the jungle, white sand and the sea. The main pool is located right on the beach surrounded by the most beautiful bohemian decor.