Once you've had your fill of watery thrills, indulge in some top-of-the-line hotel amenities, from fine-dining restaurants to world-class spas to poolside cabanas where parents can relax while the kids enjoy some fun in the sun.
When the weather gets warm, nothing beats the pleasure of a cold drink and a refreshing pool -- preferably at the same time. Thankfully, our favorite swim-up pool bars offer the perfect place to take a dip and grab a drink.
Dipping into a serene swimming pool overlooking a wonderful view can mark a moment of true arrival for the harried traveler. For those of us unlucky enough to be chained to a computer at the moment, here is a delightfully escapist collection of 16 pools with a view.
Hotel pools are guaranteed to be at their busiest soon. There are few things better than commandeering a poolside cabana, with a haul of reading material and not a care in the world. And the best hotel pools anticipate guests' needs seamlessly.