Top 10 private pools

A private pool is the ultimate luxury when you’re on vacation – and with surrounding rainforest, views of the ocean, or the beach just meters away, these properties feature some of the best pools around.

Top 10 private pools
Bedroom Amanjiwo, Java, Indonesia
Amanjiwo, Indonesia

The Buddhist temple complex of Borobudur on central Java dates back to the ninth century, and every year thousands come to visit this sacred site. You too can enjoy this spectacular monument, staying in absolute luxury at Amanjiwo with its contemporary cool suites and beautiful private pools.

Pool Cuixmala Costalegre Mexico
Cuixmala, Mexico

On the Pacific coast of Mexico, only a few moments from the sea, lies the estate of Cuixmala. Its villas, complete with private chef and butler, are the ultimate in exclusivity and their huge private pools with sweeping rainforest views are hard to beat.

Four Seasons Landaa, Maldives
Four Seasons Landaa, Maldives

Enjoy your own Maldivian Robinson Crusoe experience when you escape to the tropical paradise of the Four Seasons Landaa Giraavaru. Lounge in your own pool overlooking the turquoise hues of the Indian Ocean, relax on the white sandy beach or try a dive trip to one of the many nearby sites.

View from Turtle Inn, Belize
Pavilion House at Turtle Inn, Belize

White sandy beaches, clear blue seas and the relaxed Belizian vibe make The Pavilion House at Turtle Inn a perfect choice for a relaxed family beach vacation. With the chance to visit the world’s only Jaguar reserve or the infamous Blue hole, everyone will be happy on this vacation.

Pool at Six Senses Samui Thailand
Six Senses Hideaway Samui, Thailand

Enjoy a sundowner from the deck of your private pool at the Six Senses Hideaway Samui as you enjoy stunning views over the Gulf of Thailand. Go exploring, take a boat trip to the surrounding islands, or just relax on the white sandy beach.

View from Zarafa, Linyanti, Botswana
Zarafa, Botswana

Zarafa luxury camp in the Selinda area of Botswana is made up of only four private tents. A real sense of ‘old style’ safari can be found here, but with all the modern touches. Private pools, large bedrooms, en-suite indoor and outdoor bathrooms and excellent food and service are standard.

Pool villa deck, Six Senses Zighy Bay
Zighy Bay, Oman

Perfect for a romantic break but just as good for a family vacation, Six Senses Hideaway at Zighy Bay on the rugged coast of Oman offers breathtaking views, luxurious private pool villas and the chance to explore this relatively untouched area of Oman.