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Dive into our list of the world’s most amazing family swimming pools

Last updated 1st March 2023

Are amazing swimming pools the next big thing to add to your family holiday wish list?  Then dive straight into our list of 10 sensational places to swim all over the world with your kids.


The famous Pacific edged pool, Bondi Beach, Sydney

1.  Top of the dramatic swimming pools on Instagram

Head to Sydney and you can swim year-round at Icebergs public pool, Bondi Beach icon and Instagram legend. Get your laps in as mighty Pacific waves crash just on the other side of the pool. There’s also a smaller pool for kids, as well as a sauna and a restaurant.


Swim around Texas at Marriott Marquis Resort, Houston

2.  State shaped swimming pools in Texas

Only in Texas will you find a pool with a lazy river in the shape of the state. This one’s at the Marriott Marquis in Houston, and they even light it up after sunset for extra impact


Pool with a view, Amangani Resort, Jackson Hole, Wyoming

3. Mountainside swimming pools in Wyoming

On the edge of a butte in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, sits Amangani Resort and a 114-foot-long pool with unparalleled vistas of the Grand Tetons and Snake River below. The pool is heated year-round and linked to a whirlpool, so you can soak next to the snowcapped mountains, no matter the season.


Kids snorkelling safely in the pool, Aulani Disney Resort Oahu

4. The amazing underwater world of Aulani Disney, Hawaii

Aulani Disney Resort & Spa on Oahu has several amazing swimming pools that kids and adults will love exploring, but the real show stopper is the Rainbow Reef. Snorkel through this saltwater lagoon and get an up-close experience with thousands of tropical fish who call this pool home.


An infinity pool with a spectacular view of Singapore

5. The world’s best rooftop swimming pools are in Singapore

Marina Bay Sands Singapore lets you float in the world’s largest rooftop infinity pool, gazing down on the glittering city-skyline from 57 storeys high. This pool has one of the most spectacular views in Singapore and specialises in unforgettable sunsets.



A pool big enough to sail in at San Alfonso del Mar, Chile

6. A single pool the size of 20 Olympic swimming pools

San Alfonso Del Mar in Chile is famous for its enormous, man-made pool on the coast. It’s the world’s biggest outdoor swimming pool, larger than 20 Olympic-sized pools, reaches depths of 115 feet, holds 66 million gallons of water and is set on nearly 20 acres of land. The pool sucks water directly in from the sea using a computer-controlled filtration system.


Gold infused pool, The St. Regis Lhasa Resort, Tibet

7. Easily one of the world’s most lavish places to swim

St. Regis Lhasa Resort in the mountains of Tibet defies you not to feel relaxed in its Gold Energy Pool. As well as the gilded waters, it has Lake and Potala Palace views, and poolside foot massages. Children under age 12 are allowed in the pool, but must be accompanied by an adult.


Grand Hotel Tremezzo pool, Lake Como, Italy

8. Top of Lake Como’s amazing swimming pools

This stunning floating pool at the Grand Hotel Tremezzo in the Gringe mountains of Italy is known as, ‘WaterOnTheWater’. And not only can you gently drift around while surrounded by Lake Como, you also have views of Bellagio, so this is one of the world’s most picturesque swimming pools too.


View from the amazing swimming pool at Four Seasons Safari Resort Serengeti

9. The best of the world’s safari swim spots

Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti combines swimming and safari adventure in Tanzania. So when you take a dip in the infinity pool, there’s a good chance of you having an audience of the Big Five wildlife which makes the Serengeti one of the world’s most famous reserves.


Part swimming pool, part optical illusion, Laucala Island, Fiji

10. Two amazing swimming pools, one incredible optical illusion

Laucala Island Resort in Fiji features an incredible glass pool within a pool that’s perfect for weird and wonderful photographs. The larger sand-bottom lagoon pool that surrounds it also has a shallow section for younger swimmers to splash around.