As travel writers, we are often asked about the best hotels we have ever stayed at. It’s a difficult question to answer because we have been fortunate enough to experience places that simply take your breath away. How can you compare the most romantic hotels in Europe with dreamy overwater bungalows in Bora Bora? However, one thing is clear – resorts and hotels with private pools in-room are some of the most luxurious accommodations you can find.
At DHPL Travels, we have handpicked a collection of 27+ ultra-gorgeous hotels with private pools in-room. These exclusive properties span across Mexico, Africa, Greece, Fiji, Bora Bora, Thailand, Bali, Sri Lanka, Costa Rica, the Caribbean, and the USA. Join us as we dive into the world of luxury and relaxation.
Mexico Hotels with Private Pools
Mexico is a haven for amazing hotels and all-inclusive resorts with private pools. Prepare to be spoiled for choice!
Thompson – Zihuatanejo
Imagine staying in a cool suite with your own private plunge pool, just steps away from one of the most beautiful white sand beaches in Mexico. Welcome to Thompson Zihuatanejo! This former Viceroy hotel has been renovated to offer sophisticated rooms and suites decorated in muted tones of coffee. All 56 suites come with private pools, and the best suites even offer private infinity pools. While the private pool is tempting, you may find yourself spending most of your time at the resort’s beach area, which offers ample space and super-comfy teak beach beds.
La Casa Que Canta – Zihuatanejo
Another gem in Zihuatanejo is La Casa Que Canta, a boutique hotel that lives up to its name, meaning “the house that sings.” This beautiful hotel offers 25 oceanfront suites, 11 of which come with private plunge pools. For an even more exclusive experience, the hotel has two four-bedroom villas, each with its own infinity pool and private chef.
Grand Velas Riviera Maya – Playa del Carmen
Indulge in the ultimate luxury at Grand Velas Riviera Maya, where all 90 spacious suites in the Grand Class section feature oceanfront balconies with private plunge pools. This top-notch all-inclusive resort not only offers stunning views but also provides impeccable service and mouthwatering dining options. Don’t miss the chance to explore the Riviera Maya’s natural wonders, such as refreshing cenotes and the ancient ruins of Tulum.
Banyan Tree Cabo Marques – Acapulco
Tucked away in a lush gated community, Banyan Tree Cabo Marques offers elegant private pool villas with Asian-inspired design. Perched on a hill overlooking Acapulco Bay, these villas provide breathtaking views and unforgettable sunsets. Spend your days lounging by your private pool and observing the diverse wildlife that inhabits the area.
Romantic Getaways with Private Pools in Africa
Africa may seem like a world away, but its safari and beach resorts offer unparalleled luxury and beauty.
Baraza Resort & Spa – Zanzibar
As soon as you enter Baraza Resort & Spa, you will be captivated by its Swahili arches, gauzy gold curtains, and beautiful antiques. Located on Bwejuu Beach, one of the world’s top 30 beaches, according to Conde Nast Traveler, this resort offers 30 one- and two-bedroom villas, all with private pools. Indulge in the ever-changing 5-course dinners and enjoy the pristine white sands and turquoise waters of the beach.
Simbambili Game Lodge – Sabi Sand Game Reserve
For an unforgettable safari experience, head to Simbambili Game Lodge in the wildlife-rich Sabi Sand Game Reserve, part of the renowned Kruger National Park. This lodge boasts nine honeymoon-deluxe bungalows with private plunge pools on spacious wooden decks overlooking a waterhole. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the African wilderness and observe the “Big Five” animals in their natural habitat.
Chinzombo – Zambia
Escape to Chinzombo, one of Zambia’s best safari camps, and experience luxury in the heart of the wild. With just six bush-chic tented villas, each with its own private pool, this camp offers a unique opportunity to observe wildlife without even leaving your villa. Relax in your pool and witness elephants and other animals passing by in their natural habitat.
Greece Hotels with Private Pools in-room
Greece is synonymous with relaxation, and what better way to unwind than in a hotel with a private pool?
St. Nicolas Bay Resort Hotel & Villas – Crete
After exploring ancient Greek temples and ruins, retreat to St. Nicolas Bay Resort Hotel & Villas on the island of Crete. This resort offers a private beach cove, a spa with a seawater cave for couples, and breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea. For the ultimate privacy and luxury, opt for the villas with private pools and indulge in the authentic Greek taverna.
Vedema, a Luxury Collection Resort – Santorini
Vedema, a Luxury Collection Resort, is a hidden gem in Santorini, offering a peaceful setting in an authentic Greek village. Choose a villa with a private pool overlooking vineyards and enjoy complimentary transfers to a private beach club. Immerse yourself in the tranquility of this unique Greek island and indulge in the luxurious amenities of this resort.
Fiji and Bora Bora Hotels with Private Pools
In the South Pacific, where beautiful waters abound, having a private pool is still a delightful luxury.
Likuliku Lagoon Resort – Fiji
Likuliku Lagoon Resort offers both overwater bungalows and ultra-luxe beachfront suites. While the overwater bungalows provide direct access to the stunning lagoon, the beachfront suites come with private plunge pools, outdoor stone showers, and shaded day beds. Indulge in the resort’s gourmet fare, complimentary water activities, and rejuvenating spa treatments.
Four Seasons Bora Bora – French Polynesia
Bora Bora is a dream destination, and the Four Seasons Resort takes it to the next level with its overwater bungalows featuring plunge pools. After snorkeling in the crystal-clear lagoon, rinse off in your private pool and luxuriate in the amenities of this world-class resort. From pillow menus to organic bath products, your every need will be catered to.
Thailand Hotel Rooms with Private Pools
Southeast Asia is known for its top-notch resorts, and Thailand is no exception.
Phulay Bay, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve – Krabi
Phulay Bay, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, is an oasis of luxury in Krabi. Each of its opulent villas comes with a private pool and personalized butler service. Indulge in the stunning bay views, relax by the main outdoor swimming pool, and experience the rejuvenating spa treatments. Phulay Bay promises a truly private and luxurious escape.
Six Senses Yao Noi – Phang Nga Bay
Escape to the intimate hideaway of Six Senses Yao Noi, located on the tranquil island of Koh Yao Noi. Stay in their thatched-roof villas with breezy indoor/outdoor bathrooms and huge terraces featuring private pools. Immerse yourself in the lush natural surroundings, bicycle along quiet country roads, and unwind on the beach. Six Senses Yao Noi is the epitome of luxury in Thailand.
Bali Resorts with Private Pools
Bali is a treasure trove of luxury villa resorts with private pools. Here are a few of our favorites.
Alila Villas Uluwatu – Bukit Peninsula
Alila Villas Uluwatu tops our list of the most luxurious hotels in Bali with private pools. The spacious one-bedroom villas feature window walls that open up completely, blurring the boundaries between indoor and outdoor living. Enjoy breathtaking ocean views and relax by your private pool or head to the resort’s main pool overlooking the cliffside.
Sri Lanka Hotels with In-room Pool Suites
Sri Lanka offers world-class accommodations, and private pools are no exception.
Ulagalla – Anuradhapura
Base yourself at Ulagalla to explore Sri Lanka’s UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Cultural Triangle. This eco-resort offers romantic pool suites and the opportunity to spot monkeys swinging in the treetops. Indulge in delicious local curries and organic salads in the historic mansion restaurant as you create memories that will last a lifetime.
Costa Rica Hotels with Private Pools
In Costa Rica, you can admire the wildlife and relax in your own private pool.
Papagayo Luxury Villas – Guanacaste
Papagayo Luxury Villas on the exclusive Papagayo Peninsula offer a range of stunning properties with pools. Whether you choose a luxury vacation condo or a private villa, you’ll have access to your own private pool. These accommodations are expertly managed and provide the perfect base for your Costa Rican adventure.
Caribbean Resorts with Private Pools
The Caribbean is a paradise for luxury travelers, and private plunge pools are the ultimate indulgence.
Blue Waters Resort – Antigua
Blue Waters Resort on Antigua is a British colonial-style retreat offering three super luxurious villas with private swimming pools overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Enjoy beach access and exclusive infinity pools when staying in the Cove Suites and Penthouses. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Caribbean while staying at this stunning resort.
Jade Mountain Resort – St. Lucia
Indulge in romance and luxury at Jade Mountain Resort in St. Lucia. All 37 eco-friendly suites come with private plunge pools and open walls, allowing for breathtaking views of the Piton Mountains and the surrounding natural beauty. For the ultimate splurge, book a Galaxy pool suite and enjoy grand space and a 900 sq. ft. infinity pool.
Luxury Hotels with Private Pools in the USA
You don’t have to travel far to experience luxury. The USA offers its own share of private pool accommodations.
Amangiri – Utah
Explore Utah’s remote canyons from the ultra-deluxe Amangiri resort. Some rooms and pavilions come with plunge pools and star-gazing terraces. Enjoy the natural beauty of the area, indulge in spa treatments, and embark on epic outdoor adventures.
Four Seasons Scottsdale – Arizona
Nestled in the Sonoran Desert, Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North offers casita rooms with private patios featuring outdoor fireplaces. While the main pool is beautiful, the privacy of your own pool is hard to resist.
At DHPL Travels, we have curated this collection of the world’s best villa resorts and hotels with private pools for you to indulge in luxury and relaxation. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway or a secluded retreat, these accommodations provide the perfect setting for an unforgettable experience. So go ahead and make your dream of a private pool getaway a reality with DHPL Travels.