The Cambrian, Swiss Alps. Tired of skiing and snowboarding? Head to the heated pool to soothe your muscles and take in the spectacular view of snow-capped Swiss mountains.
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. Take an exhilarating dip in the world's highest infinity pool set against the vibrant backdrop of downtown Singapore.
San Alfonso Del Mar, Chile. The world's largest crystalline water pool, covering eight hectares and holding 250 million litres of water - roughly the equivalent of 6,000 eight metre-long pools.
Holiday Inn, Shanghai. Afraid of heights? Best not to look down while doing laps in this glass-bottomed hotel pool on the 24th floor.
The Oberoi Udaivilas, Rajasthan, India. Swim like royalty in this infinity pool, fashioned like a luxurious moat around a Rajasthani palace.
Hanging Gardens, Bali, Indonesia. Tucked away in the lush greeney of Ubud you'll find these twin-level cascading swimming pools facing an ancient Hindu temple across a spectacular plunging gorge.
Six Senses, Jordan, Middle East. Relax beneath a natural hot spring waterfall that cascades into the pool.
Perivolas, Greece. This five star hotel is carved into the side of a cliff overlooking the Aegean Sea, complete with sun loungers and an infinity pool.
Iceberg's pool, Bondi Beach, Australia. A landmark for over 100 years, this ocean pool is open to the public and has a separate pool for kids.
Phoenix Seagaia Resort, Japan. The world's largest indoor swimming pool features artificial waves, real sand and a 'sky' painted with clouds. The air temperature is constantly a balmy 30 degrees Celsius.
The Library, Thailand. No, it's not a scene from a horror movie! This pool gets it's startling scarlet colour from mosaic tiles of orange, yellow and deep red.
The Blue Lagoon, Iceland. Situated in a lava field, this thermal pool has been named one of the wonders of the world and is hailed for it's powers of rejuvenation.