Beaches are one thing, but the blissful serenity of a perfect pool is quite another.
Surrounded by mountains, oceans, deserts, and lakes, here are 44 pools worth diving into — and gazing out from.
Between an underground grotto in Italy, a three-tiered pool off the white sands of the British Virgin Islands, and an ocean-water pool carved from lava rock in Hawaii, you’ll find somewhere aquatic to spark your fancy. Taking a dip never looked so good.
Earlier versions of this post were written by Talia Avakian and Sara Bower.