Room With a Pool! Five Dreamy Stays With Private Indoor Pools in the Room
There’s nothing like walking out of your bed and stepping straight into the pool anytime of the year or day. And now that the days are getting shorter and temperatures are dipping, an indoor pool would be the perfect solution. According to our research, a majority (54%)* of global travelers agree that they’d be more inclined to stay in accommodation with wellness facilities like a swimming pool now than before the pandemic. And even though we can slowly start experiencing the world again, we still need to be cautious and keep our distance. So what better than staying at a dreamy stay that has its own private indoor pool in the room? With a mission to make it easier for everyone to experience the world, we delved into our more than 28 million reported listings in over 153,000 destinations across the globe to present five stunning stays where travelers can start their day with a dip in their own unique private pool for when it’s safe and responsible to travel.
Pollicastro Boutique Hotel, Lecce, Italy
Spoil yourself with a stay at the Deluxe King Suite of Pollicastro Boutique Hotel, and be amazed by the stunning underground cave pool featured in the room. Guests can relax by the fireplace before going down the staircase leading to this unique rejuvenating experience. Situated in Lecce, just a short distance from Sant' Oronzo Square, this historic property is a former 16th-century palace made of ‘pietra leccese’ the local limestone of Lecce.
Looking for a way to boost your energy and reduce stress this winter? A morning swim can definitely help with that. Dive right in for a morning swim overlooking the Aegean sea, before enjoying a cup of coffee at this beautiful suite at Mykonos Blu, Grecotel Boutique Resort with folding floor-to-ceiling glass doors that can separate the bedroom from the indoor pool. Featuring sophisticated bungalows and villas, with built-in bathtubs or phototherapy showers, this property is designed with Cycladic architecture, offering a unique stay for those looking for tranquil moments in the cosmopolitan island of Mykonos.
Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley, Newnes, Australia
Situated amongst the breathtaking scenery of the Blue Mountains region on a 7000-acre wildlife reserve, Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley offers environmentally responsible luxury villas, each with a private swimming pool. This property is also part of the Booking.com Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable. Wake up to the beauty of Wolgan Valley and enjoy a dip at your own private seven metre-long pool before exploring the surrounding area. The resort offers a wide range of activities, including horse riding, nature walks and mountain biking.
Argos in Cappadocia, Cappadocia, Turkey
Once a monastery, Argos in Cappadocia is an exclusive hotel featuring elegant rooms with elaborate stone carvings and antique furnishings. Some of the suites even have a private indoor pool, perfect for guests dreaming about a romantic swim without having to leave the comfort of their room.. For a truly unforgettable stay, guests should not miss the centuries-old underground tunnel underneath the property as well as the breathtaking views of Pigeon Valley.
Grand Lexis Port Dickson, Port Dickson, Malaysia
Nothing can beat the feeling of being free in the water, especially if you don’t have to leave the comfort of your room. Located just a short walk from Tanjung Gemok Beach, Grand Lexis Port Dickson features elegant Balinese-inspired water villas with private pools surrounded by beautiful landscaped gardens. This oceanfront oasis has a great variety of exciting activities to choose from including horseback riding and fishing.
*Research commissioned by Booking.com and conducted among a sample of adults who plan to travel for business or leisure in the next 12-24 months. In total 24,055 respondents across 31 countries and territories were polled (including 501 from Argentina, 1003 from Australia, 500 from Belgium, 1001 from Brazil, 500 from Canada, 1000 from China, 1007 from Colombia, 1001 from Croatia, 508 from Denmark, 1002 from France, 1000 from Germany, 1005 from Hong Kong, 1000 from India, 502 from Israel, 1003 from Italy, 1002 from Japan, 500 from Mexico, 501 from The Netherlands, 501 from New Zealand, 500 from Peru, 1000 from Russia, 1005 from Singapore, 1002 from South Korea, 1002 from Spain, 501 from Sweden, 501 from Switzerland, 504 from Taiwan, 500 from Thailand, 1000 from the UK, 1002 from the US and 501 from Vietnam). Respondents completed an online survey in August 2021.