The tiered infinity pool at Ubud Hanging Gardens in Bali, set on top of a cliff and surrounded by rainforest. Every room in the hotel has its own infinity-edge pool with similarly verdant views
The infinity pool at the Grace Santorini, which overlooks the Greek island’s famed caldera view. Grace Santorini, Imerovigli, Santorini, Greek Islands (www.santorinigrace.com)
3. New Zealand
An infinity pool with an infinite view, at Delamore Lodge (www.delamorelodge.com) on Waiheke Island, in the Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand
A pool-within-a-pool-within-the-sea at The Spa by Espa, at the wonderful Maldives hotel One&Only Reethi Rah. One&Only Reethi Rah, North Malé Atoll, Maldives (00 960 664 8800; www.oneandonlyresorts.com)
One of the pools, accessible only via the suites, at The Oberoi Udaivilas (www.oberoihotels.com) on a shore of Lake Pichola in Udaipur, India.
On Italy’s ridiculously beautiful Amalfi Coast, the Hotel Caruso is set at the highest point of Ravello. Its elliptical-shaped, infinity-edged swimming pool is found down a pathway flanked by roses. Hotel Caruso, Ravello, Italy (www.hotelcaruso.com)
The cave pool at Katikies hotel, overlooking the caldera in Oia, Santorini.
8. South Africa
The candlelit pool at Singita Sabi Sand, a set of three elegant safari lodges on the Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve in South Africa. Singita Sabi Sand, South Africa (00 27 21 683 3424; www.singita.com)
Freshwater lagoons – the Laghetti di Cava Grande del Cassibile – in the Cassibile River near Syracuse, Sicily.