For most people, there is nothing more luxurious on holidays than taking a dip in the cooling waters of a beautiful swimming pool. Of course, what’s even better is if you can retire to the comfort of a nearby sun-lounge and take in stunning panoramic views while enjoying a cocktail or a glass of wine or two. Well, the good news is that we’ve put together a collection of the most spectacular swimming pools around Australia and New Zealand for you to drool over and inspire you to start planning your next getaway. Enjoy!
InterContinental Hayman Island Resort, Hayman Island, The Whitsundays, QLD
Indulge in one of the many spectacular pools at InterContinental Hayman Island Resort, overlooking the turquoise waters of the Great Barrier Reef.
Crystalbrook Riley, Cairns, QLD
A relative newcomer to the Cairns scene, the 1000+sqm swimming lagoon & man-made beach at Crystalbrook Riley are definitely insta-worthy (as are the monthly pool parties!).
Eagles Nest, Russell, Northland, North Island
The private swimming pools at the award-winning Eagles Nest private luxury villas boast stunning views overlooking the spectacular Bay of Islands.
Bannisters Port Stephens, Soldiers Point, North Coast, NSW
Take in endless sea views in the stunning wet-edge infinity pool at Bannisters Port Stephens where the water seems to flow back into the bay and beyond.
Mt Michael Lodge, Lowburn, Queenstown & Otago, South Island
Surrounded by vineyards & overlooking Lake Dunstan, the sparkling swimming pool at Mt Michael Lodge offers breathtaking mountain views.
Crystalbrook Byron, Suffolk Park, Byron Bay & Surrounds, NSW
At Crystalbrook Byron, there is nothing quite like relaxing on a daybed by the sparkling infinity pool enjoying a drink or watching the kids in the wading pool.
Spicers Peak Lodge, Maryvale, Scenic Rim, QLD
Lay around this sparkling infinity pool at Spicers Peak Lodge where you can de-stress under the clear blue sky. For some extra indulgence, there’s also an outdoor heated spa.
Blackbird, Mullumbimby Creek, Byron Bay & Surrounds, NSW
The magnesium mineral swimming pool at Blackbird is surrounded by rainforest and boasts spectacular views eastwards to Cape Byron and the Pacific ocean.
Beach Club, Hamilton Island, The Whitsundays, QLD
The only decision you’ll have to make at Beach Club Hotel is whether you’ll go for a swim in the ocean or in the beautiful heated infinity pool…it’s a hard life!
Spicers Hidden Vale, Grandchester, Brisbane & Surrounds, QLD
Surrounded by Australian bush, Spicers Hidden Vale offers two beautiful swimming pools that offer breathtaking views over this sprawling 12,000-acre estate.
Bannisters by the Sea, Mollymook Beach, South Coast, NSW
Lounge beside this stunning solar-heated infinity pool while enjoying a wide range of classic and modern cocktails from the Bannisters Pool Bar.
Kauri Cliffs, Matauri Bay, North Island
Set on 6,000 acres near Matauri Bay, the pool at Kauri Cliffs overlooks a championship golf course and boasts spectacular 180-degree views of the Pacific Ocean.
Elysian Retreat, Long Island, The Whitsundays, QLD
To relieve stress and detoxify, Elysian Retreat on Long Island features a gentle mineral swimming pool with gorgeous Whitsunday views.
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