Life really is better by the pool. Dive into the most jaw-dropping pools at some of our luxury HIP Hotels. From turquoise, salt water pools to infinity pools with enchanting panoramic views, lounge by the deep blue waters this summer and swim your worries away…
Help yourself to your very own slice of paradise as you relax in the enchanting Palazzo de Noha. A true work of art nestled within the pretty streets of Old Town Lecce, this 15th-century palazzo is an undeniably stylish escape everyone must visit this summer. From a small selection of charming suites that boast the most intricate details, to its beautiful Italian design featuring furnishings from Gae Aulenti and Zaza Hadid, make your way to the hotel’s main attraction, the rooftop, for a taste of pure magic. Palazzo de Noha invites you to soak up everything this Baroque city has to offer, and what better way to soak it all up than by sipping on a cocktail or two as you lounge by the pool? Offering only the best views, here you will experience serenity and tranquillity like never before.
Experience poolside living like no other here at Bellonias Villas. Perfectly nestled along Santorini’s shoreline, away from the hustle and bustle of tourist life, this beachfront resort is formed of 26 stunning villa suites; featuring everything from modern interiors and artistic touches, to your very own private outdoor hot tubs. Bellonias Villas spoils you with a range of pools both privately and beachfront, and is anything but boring. Bask in the Aegan sun while reclining on a sun lounger with a cocktail in hand, listen to the gentle waves crashing against the shore and take in the glistening views of the sparkling blue waters from the hotel’s own private beach. Make sure you tantalise your tastebuds with some refined Greek flavours, paired with a selection of wines here at the hotel’s Elia Eatery & Bar – set between the Kamari Beach and the hotel pool.
Part of the eclectic ZaZa group, Hotel ZaZa Austin Downtown allows guests to mix glamour, fun and leisure with a backdrop for any type of business meeting or group getaway. Located in the lively downtown district, there’s something for everyone here. Choose from a sparkling selection of individually-themed rooms and suites, indulge in handcrafted cocktails and bite-sized gastronomical excellences in one of their bars or restaurants, and enjoy a destination-worthy spa and fitness centre with access to the 7th floor pool and sleek poolside Cabana Bar. Enjoy a selection of pool bites, wine, cocktails by the glass or pitchers and bottle service, then float weightlessly amongst Austin’s skyline as you dive into the hotel pool. With unparalleled sights every which way you look, you'll discover a new part of Austin each and every day of your stay.
A countryside hideaway housed within an endearing farmhouse, La Segreta has bottled the magic of Umbria and sprinkled it amongst its surrounding tranquil cherry groves. Set on a 70-acre nature reserve, this is a place where you can indulge in the secret heart of Italy. Think unparalleled views of rolling hills, neutral colour palettes, outdoor bathtubs, green-covered terraces, fine organic hand-blended red wines, cold-pressed extra virgin olive oil and so much more… This is a place of pure serenity. After a day of exporing the secrets of the land, relax in the waters of the infinity pool, and breathe in the wonderful aromas of the fig and cypress trees, rosemary bushes and lavender. La Segreta offers you a little piece of your very own Umbrian countryside.
A place that boasts year-round sun, experience luxury at its finest here in Dubai – and what better way to indulge in opulence and extravagance than by a stay at the Four Seasons Hotel DIFC? Appealing to a ‘HIPper’ clientele, the sleek and sophisticated atmosphere of this hotel will make you feel like you’re part of a private members club. From its magnificent interior and lively Luna Sky Bar boasting five-star views over the striking Burj Khalifa, to the intimate haven of treatments on the spa’s menu, retreat to the slick, glass-enclosed lap pool on the rooftop and enjoy the true meaning of glamour. Swim amongst Dubai’s magnificent rooftops and relax on a lounger as you sip on a cocktail or two. If you’re looking for an extra touch of luxury, treat yourself to one of their private pool cabanas!
Imagine having the white sands of Paje beach right at your doorstep… sounds dreamy, right? Discover your own corner of paradise at Zanzibar white Sand Luxury Villas & Spa this summer. Pamper yourself with up to 1,500 sqm of private luxury on the eastern coast of the archipelago of Zanzibar, and choose from a selection of dreamy and utterly romantic beach-front villas. Here, not only can you take a dip in the hotels main pool, but guests can also enjoy their own private garden and pools! Overlooking the idyllic pool, enjoy local Zanzibari flavours complemented by international accents at 'Doors to Zanzibar'. Sunbathe on one of the lounge chairs for the ultimate beach-side relaxation and indulge in the phenomenal views of the Indian Ocean that you will never tire of.
Watch your everyday worries and stresses float away as you discover a sense of freedom, here at Giardino Marling. A true paradise for the senses, this family-run hotel perfectly places you near the spa town of Merano, where you can experience stylish living whilst enjoying a sense of a home-away-from-home. From panoramic windows that highlight the magnificent Dolomite mountain peaks and flood the rooms with a glittering sun-drenched ambience, to its eclectic furnishings that radiate the warmest of feelings, a stay at Giardino Marling certainly brings a true sense of total wellbeing. For those of you who are looking to indulge in it all, this mountain oasis has four pools to choose from. Make your way to the sun terrace and dive into their awe-inspiring heated stainless steel Sky Pool and take marvel at the incredible alpine surroundings. Take a dip in the heated saltwater natural stone pool or outdoor whirlpool in the garden, hidden amongst the apple orchards of the Merano Valley, or simply relax with your loved one in their romantic indoor pool before enjoying a selection of rejuvenating massages. A trip to this modern wellness temple this summer really is a must!
What better way to take in the incredible panoramas of the Chao Phraya, River of Kings, than by diving into a 22m x 3.5m riverside infinity pool? The Siam is a private urban sanctuary set among Bangkok’s skyscrapers and is the perfect place to relax this summer. Boasting lush green gardens and magnetic monochrome interiors that embody colonial Thailand in the 1960s, this waterside hotel possesses the first and only private pool villas in the city. Discover your own sense of wellbeing at their award-winning Opium Spa, allow your mind to focus on physical postures and feel the energy flow through your body with some Tai Chi, embark on an ancient and sacred tradition as you visit their Sak Yant Tattoo Studio, and enjoy the tastiest of Thai cuisine at one of their incredible in-house restaurants. Whether you’re looking to kick laps in the pool or kick back with a delicious drink from the Bathers Bar, The Siam is your perfect base.
Located on the enchanting waterfront of San José del Cabo, Viceroy Los Cabos is a place we only thought existed in our dreams. From its wonderfully abstract and unique exteriors designed by the esteemed Mexican architect, Miguel Angel Aragonés, to its dramatic reflective pools, guests here will be exposed to a one-of-a-kind experience. Formed of 192 recently renovated rooms, the contemporary design comes to life with a fine fusion of the best of the natural landscape and modern splendour. Enjoy sweeping cinematic ocean views from your room and take a dip in one of the five extraordinary pools that surround the hotel’s buildings. Relax on a custom-made solid teak sun lounger, indulge in an exquisite selection of Mezcal cocktails at the Nidito Beach + Poolside Bar, and embark on a delicious sensory journey as you dine at Nido – a nest-like structure surrounded by “espejos de agua”. This Los Cabos beauty truly evokes a vision of utter sublimity.
Imagine floating amongst the treetops, taking in those awe-inspiring views over the Dolomite mountain peaks and breathing in that fresh alpine air, leaving you feeling completely rejuvenated; that’s Eco Hotel Saltus. Located 1,100 meters above sea level in the charming commune of San Genesio, this eco haven is the perfect wellness retreat we’ve all been searching for. Whilst the building is made completely from the natural materials of the surrounding region, feel at one with nature as you dive into natural mountain water and float weightlessly in the ski in Saltus’ heavenly 17-metre infinity pool. “In mythology, water is the element that connects us to other worlds. The element of water also performs this function in our Sky Pools. At the latest, when you dive in and float weightlessly between heaven and earth, you will understand what we mean by this.”
One could rest all day and never tire of the ever-changing vibrancy of the sky out towards the Bay of Naples, here at Art Hotel Villa Fiorella. Nestled elegantly in an olive grove with views out to the sea, this beautiful stay is in an ideal location that offers a fine mix of spectacular vistas and meticulously-crafted art and design. Each of the charming rooms, suites and apartments are framed by the enchanting Gulf of Naples and the island of Capri – allowing you to soak up the beauty of these natural surroundings. Relax in the cool vitality of the Terrazza fiorella, Cielo sky lounge or Scirocco Pool Bar, and indulge in the magical atmosphere of the Amalfi Coast as you dive into the hotel’s magnificent infinity pool. Now that’s what we call heaven!
Another incredible hotel set within the inspiring Dolomite Mountains, Santre Dolomythic Home is the perfect place to fuel your wanderlust. Having recently opened its doors to travellers earlier this year, this mountain hideaway was designed for everyone from outdoor enthusiasts to lovers of well-being. Modern furnishings and natural colour palettes adorn the rooms, offering only the most breathtaking views over the surrounding mountains and valleys – allowing the sunlight to radiate in every corner. Feel light as a feather as you float ontop of their 22-metre long infinity indoor and outdoor pool, relax in the adults-only whirlpool and cosy up with a book under the sun on one of their comfortable sunloungers. This is your perfect base to relax this summer!
Stay in nature’s lap as you make your way to one of our newest members of the HIP Hotels collection, UTSAV CAMP SARISKA. An incredible sanctuary that’s surrounded by an abundance of wildlife, the magnificent Aravali Mountains and an enchanting landscape that thrives throughout every season, here you will be able to relax and recharge your batteries whilst reconnecting with Mother Nature. With accommodations featuring Stone Cabins and Swiss Tents that place you right in the heart of it all, be sure to take a front seat and take a dip in their Rooftop Pool. UTSAV’s pool really is an inviting desert oasis where guests can bask in the splendour of all of nature’s glory.
Experience the love for Mediterranean life as you step foot inside the Schlosshof Resort. A place created for those with a more adventurous lifestyle, this unique hotel is placed in the heart of South Tyrol and offers guests the most heavenly surroundings. With accommodations varying from hotel rooms to a luxurious campsite, kick off those hiking boots and choose from one of their fantastic pools to relax by. From its incredible indoor Olympic pool located in the Golden Spa, to its Acquaviva outdoor adventure pool with a waterfall, relax, rejuvenate and experience La Dolce Vita as you take in the magnificent Dolomite Mountain views that surround you. Did someone call for an Aperol Spritz?
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