02/16/2012 07:18 am ET Updated Aug 10, 2012

The 12 Most Memorable Hotel Pools In The World (PHOTOS)

Any traveling parent will tell you that one of the best perks of a hotel when you've got kids in tow is a hotel pool -- but most of us never outgrow the glee of finding out our hotel has a great pool, especially if it comes with amenities we don't get at the gym pool back home.

The pools featured here are all beyond spectacular: There are private resort pools, rooftop pools with killer views and pools at luxury hotels that will make you feel like a movie star. Take a mental break from whatever you're doing to peruse the gorgeous pictures of these 12 amazing hotel pools.

If you like this, don't miss our first list of the most amazing hotel pools in the world!

Photos provided by the individual hotel properties, except: 1 - Sri Lanka by Adam Brill; 2 - Singapore by green_kermit; 11 - Nemo 33 by Eric Burgers; 12 - Sheraton Waikiki by wallyg