Plunge Pools from Around the World / by Suzana Jamil


Song Saa, Cambodia

Check this place out. Not only it is a resort, but Song Saa is actually also a private island. A private islands with its’ own private villas. Each villas have its’ own private plunge pools. It doesn’t get any more exclusive then this. The plunge pools and villas themselves are breathtaking, let alone the view. You've got to see it to believe it.


The Banjaran Hotsprings Retreat, Ipoh, Malaysia

This place is a wellness retreat for couples and has a lot to offer. Both the Garden and Water Villas are exceptional and equipped with their very own private plunge pools. The facilities are amazing, and you’d be surprised the many things that the place has to offer once you step into the Banjaran. It feels like another world. Don’t forget to visit the Jeff’s Cellar as well.


Six Senses Ninh Van Bay, Vietnam

Six Senses has 4 different types of villas and all of them have their very own distinct plunge pools. Some villas are located on top of the hill, and some by the beach but all of them are amazing and are each enjoyable in their own certain way. It has a little bit of everything that will suit each person’s personality.


Banyan Tree Ungasan, Bali

Located in Bali, “the islands of the Gods”. Banyan Tree is as tropical as it gets. Each room in this resort has their own infinity pools. You can basically wake up every morning and walk in your own pool that opens up to a whole breathtaking vista. They also have a one bedroom or two bedroom options making it one of the more kid friendly resorts available.


The Lodhi, New Delhi

One of the most exquisite hotels in India, The Lodhi is equipped with very modern and contemporary furnishings sprawled over a very large expanse of area. What stands out about this hotel is that most of its room has its own plunge pools in the middle area of its room. Imagine having a pool in the middle of a carpeted room? If that is not enough, top it off with a bed next to the pool. Astounding.


Cavo Tagoo, Mykonos, Greece

The epitome of minimalism. The hotel is literally carved into the rocks. Everything here is so white, minimal and pristine that you wonder how it stands out at all. But it does! Facing the Aegean Sea, Cavo Tagoo is short of mystical. With pools in each villa and view of the Azure Ocean and surrounded in minimalist paradise, you will wish you never have to leave.


Four Seasons Resort, Bora Bora

A getaway to one of the most remote island in the world, it is practically right in the center of the Pacific Ocean. Talk about away from it all! The Four Seasons on Bora Bora boasts. Whether you take the beachfront villas or the water villas, each residence is equipped with its own pool. Notably the pool in the water villas, which is basically on top of the sea. Imagine swimming in the pool while looking down at the swimming fishes, with a view of the Pacific. Totally amazing!