From Bali to the Amalfi Coast, the pool’s the thing at these gorgeous resorts—not to mention lavish accommodations, jaw-dropping views, and hands-on pampering. Go ahead, take the plunge!
POOL SCHOOL The pool’s soft white finish is intended to make it look light blue, representing the sky.
BEST TIME TO DIVE IN April to November, with temperatures in the 80s. After drying off Saddle up at the Polo Club, three miles from the resort, for trail rides on the beach.
RATES Bungalows start at $320, and Sol de Oriente castle starts at $7,000; 888/334-7609 or careyes.com.