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 the spectacular pools at InterContinental Hayman Island Resort, overlooking the turquoise waters of the Great Barrier Reef.
Terrey Hills, Sydney & Northern Beaches, NSW
Walk straight into the in-ground resort-style pool at Harvey House, a luxury holiday home with 6 stylishly appointed bedrooms in Terrey Hills.
Merricks North, Mornington Peninsula, VIC
The black 30-metre infinity pool overlooks the vines of Willow Creek Vineyard, creating a sense of true emergence with the natural surroundings.
Hamilton Island, The Whitsundays, QLD
You’re spoiled for choice at this wonderful resort on Hamilton Island. There are two sparkling swimming pools to choose from, one for the morning and one for the afternoon.
Spicers Peak Lodge
Maryvale, Scenic Rim, QLD
Lay around the sparkling infinity pool where you can de-stress under the clear blue sky. For some extra indulgence, the lodge also features an outdoor heated spa.
Russell, Northland, North Island
A multi-award winning estate, Eagles Nest is a world class retreat offering private luxury villas overlooking the spectacular Bay of Islands.
Sunshine Beach, Sunshine Coast, QLD
Offering breathtaking ocean and coastal views from the infinity pool, Azure is a stunning holiday home with four spacious bedrooms in Noosa.
Villa Palm Beach
Whale Beach, Sydney & Northern Beaches, NSW
This beautiful pool not only comes with spectacular views, it also has a shaded cabana which makes for the perfect spot for a barbecue.
Beach Club Hotel
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 heated infinity pool…it’s a hard life!
Orpheus Island, Great Barrier Reef, QLD
There are hundreds of reasons to visit Orpheus Island, and this stunning view from the infinity swimming pool is certainly one of them.
Pretty Beach House
Pretty Beach, Central Coast, NSW
Boasting incredible views of the Bouddi Peninsula, take a dip in the infinity pool to cool down after a day of exploring the region. Or, enjoy your own private plunge pool…pure bliss.
Long Island, The Whitsundays, QLD
To relieve stress and detoxify, Elysian Retreat features a gentle mineral swimming pool. Just another benefit of staying at this luxurious retreat on Long Island.
Mullumbimby Creek, Byron Bay & Surrounds, NSW
Boasting relaxing views of Cape Byron and the hinterland, Blackbird is an ideal choice for a weekend escape or romantic getaway.
Helena Bay Lodge
Helena Bay, Northland, North Island
Catering to a maximum of five couples, Helena Bay Lodge offers a private, luxury retreat along the lovely coast of New Zealand’s North Island.
Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, QLD
Located on the Great Barrier Reef, Lizard Island is a secluded resort fringed by white beaches. Enjoy the views from the resort’s pool whilst sipping on a delicious cocktail.
Byron at Byron Resort & Spa
Suffolk Park, Byron Bay & Surrounds, NSW
At the Byron at Byron, there is nothing quite like relaxing by the infinity pool on a daybed enjoying a drink or watching the kids in the wading pool.
Park Point, Auckland & Waiheke Island, North Island
Experience utmost relaxation and seclusion at The Sanctum, a beautiful holiday retreat with two bedrooms on the island of Waiheke.
Mt. Mulligan Lodge
Mount Mulligan, Central Queensland, QLD
Explore the beautiful natural environment of Mount Mulligan and cool down at the pool for a lazy afternoon. Warning: views will make you want to stay, forever.
Coopers Shoot, Byron Bay & Surrounds, NSW
The Byron Bay Hinterland looks incredible from the breath-taking infinity swimming pool and heated spa at Picadilly House. Best of all, they’re all yours to enjoy.
Split Apple Retreat
Abel Tasman, Nelson & Marlborough, South Island
Escape to Split Apple, an exclusive luxury lodge and spa retreat located on the waterfront of Abel Tasman National Park, just one hour from Nelson.
Mt Michael Lodge
Lowburn, Queenstown & Otago, South Island
The perfect couples retreat, Mt. Michael Lodge is a four-bedroom luxury bed and breakfast located in a vineyard that overlooks Lake Dunstan.
View Retreats offers a curated collection of luxury accommodation in Australia & New Zealand. Get in touch with one of our friendly Getaway Specialists.if you require any assistance planning your getaway.
Image Credit: InterContinental Hayman Island Resort