A Gallery of the World’s Most Beautiful Swimming Pool Designs

Trista - March 30, 2022
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5. Amankila, Bali, Indonesia

Tile design is a significant component in lending itself to the understated grandeur of this hotel pool and the stunning ocean views that surround it. This gorgeous pool design at Amankila has three multi-tier infinity pools, each on its own deck for guest enjoyment. This design gives the illusion that each pool seems to flow seamlessly into the oceanside below. The simple, understated design becomes a grand statement when viewed as a whole. The chosen mosaic tile for the pool surround adds beauty but does not detract from the stunning Indonesian views surrounding it.   

The Pinnacle List

4. Piscine Molitor, Paris, France

Paris is a leader in fashion and design for decades. This pool design is nothing short of perfect. The Piscine Molitor has become a cultural icon since its creation. The pool’s massive tile design boasts of a luxurious ambiance with its azure waters and rows of iconic white chairs. The pool design allows guests to see and be seen. Many celebrities are often brushing shoulders with regular people visiting the pool. A massive restoration was done on this pool at one point, with groups of people protesting the demolition of the iconic place. The pool itself is a statement piece, and the surrounding rows of white fence-lined walkways allowed everyone to take in the scenery equally.


3. The Library Koh Sumai, Chaweng Beach, Thailand

Red makes a beautiful statement at this Thailand resort. The intricate mosaic design of the tile of the pool floor, in reds, yellows, and oranges, creates an effect of red water inside the pool itself. This pool is another top-of-the-line example of functional work of art. The views from this pool do not disappoint, but the bright red pop of color creates an eye-catching view against the blues of the ocean behind it.

Enchantment Resort

2. Enchantment Resort, Sedona, Arizona, United States

You can enjoy this beautiful hotel, its southwest landscape, and its beauty from many vantage points. Moreover, the pool design is not one to disappoint. This outdoor pool design is nestled right into the red rock landscape, boasting impressive views from every angle. The pool itself at Enchantment Resort has connecting two rectangles, with an easy access point of walk-in stairs at one end. The massive shape of this pool design lends itself to the grandeur of the landscape and almost seems to fit right in with the surrounding landscape views.

Four Seasons

1. Four Seasons Safari Lodge, Serengeti

You can experience Africa’s breathtaking scenery and views right outside the back door of this beautiful hotel. If you stay at the Four Seasons, you can enjoy this infinity pool year-round and overlooks an “active, animal water hole” for your viewing pleasure. The design of this pool is so clever as it seems to just melt into the surrounding landscape, an accurate measure of design as a work of art for you to enjoy.