ThisMay saw the unveiling of a revamped classic the art deco Piscine Molitor in Paris. Originally opened in 1929 its two pools (one indoor one outdoor) were hugely popular with local swimmers until they closed in 1989. Now though the pools have been completely restored and form the centrepiece of the new Molitor Paris by MGallery a luxury hotel complex. Rooms at the hotel start fromaround US$334per night.
2. The Raleigh Miami
Its nearly 70 years since Life Magazine named the pool at the Raleigh in Miami Beach
3. Alila Ubud Bali
Set high on a hilltop terrace the dramatic infinity pool at Alila Ubud in Bali almost seems to float above the Ayung river valley far below. From here views stretch out across the lush green jungle home to the monkeys that make regular poolside appearances and if the tranquillity all gets too much the buzz of Ubud Balis cultural centre is only minutes away.
4. The Library Koh Samui
Amazing what a difference it makes when you ditch the traditional blue tiles lining your swimming pool and replace them with something a little bolder. The
5. Jade Mountain St Lucia
The 24 infinity pool sanctuaries at Jade Mountain in St Lucia all have a private pool with views of the Caribbean Sea and the Pitons the islands famous volcanic peaks. With one wall of each room completely missing the pools all with their own unique shapes and colour schemes flow seamlessly on from the living and bedroom areas. Theyre lined with one-of-a-kind glass tiles and equipped with fibre optics so at night you can light them up in whatever colour suits your mood.