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6 Best Luxury Pool Hotels in India

What better way to beat the summer heat than to take a plunge in the pool? Treat yourself to a break at one of India's top pool hotels and feel those stresses melt away. These hotels are among the most luxurious in the country, and they take pride in delivering a great pool experience for their guests who enjoy the water.


Nothing says summer like relaxing in a pool, whether you’re a seasoned swimmer, introducing your kids to the water for the first time, or just want to float and enjoy the feeling of doing nothing. These premier pool hotels each have their own flavor, all of which are guaranteed to give you a vacation experience you’ll never forget.

Evolve Back, Coorg 


This stunning 300-acre property near Bangalore is known for its infinity pool with gorgeous views. Dive into a world of serenity nestled in the hills of Karnataka and experience Coorg like never before. Kick back with a good book in the Reading Lounge, or immerse yourself in the Coffee and Culture Museum. Bonus — you can also book a villa with a private pool for some serene moments to yourself or with your loved one.

The Leela Kovalam, a Raviz Hotel, Kerala


At this unique hotel, branded as India’s only 5-star cliff-top luxury resort, you get to enjoy views of the Arabian Sea as you practice your strokes. The infinity pool is right next to the all-day dining restaurant, perfect for grabbing a bite after your swim. And if you’re looking to explore deeper waters, the hotel offers scuba diving and snorkeling experiences. Whether you’re seeking picturesque, social-media-worthy locations or just want to unplug and relax, this Kerala resort is the place to be.


Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur


Looking for a different kind of pool hotel experience? The iconic Umaid Bhawan Palace, where members of the Royal Family still reside, features a subterranean Zodiac Pool area that feels like its own little world. After a refreshing dip, enjoy the luxury of your rooms and the views of Rajasthan’s sand dunes. There’s also a full-service spa where you can bask in regal treatments based on ancient Ayurvedic healing practices.

Wildflower Hall, Shimla

This Oberoi property offers two unique pool experiences to delight the water baby in you. The heated indoor pool gives you a serene, private respite from the rest of the world. And when you’re craving to be in nature, retreat to the outdoor deck and to the temperature-controlled infinity pool from which you can enjoy the views of the mountains.

Wildernest Nature Resort, Goa


Want to experience the charm of Goa without the tourist crowds? Embrace the wilderness at this unique resort situated at the border of Maharashtra, Goa, and Karnataka, amidst the beauty of the Sahyadris. The hotel’s infinity pool is situated amidst trees and offers an unparalleled sense of being one with nature. What’s more, you can trek through the forested paths, enjoy some downtime at the fish pond, and savor delicious ethnic cuisine prepared freshly with local ingredients. It’s the soul-cleansing retreat you’ve always dreamt of.

Brij Lakshman Sagar, Pali

Rajasthan truly leaves no stone unturned when it comes to crafting memorable luxury experiences, and Brij Lakshman Sagar is no exception. Water lovers will be enchanted by the hand-carved swimming pool that sits atop a rock hill, its shape and floor following the natural contours of the rock. Do your laps in the heart of nature or kick back next to the pool amidst the sounds of folk music and reflect on the marvels that happen when nature meets human ingenuity. After your pool experience, retire to one of the 12 cottages inspired by rural Rajasthan (but equipped with every comfort you could desire).


There’s truly nothing like a pool hotel to make you feel like you’ve stepped into summer. A stay at any one of these luxury properties will make you feel rejuvenated, and a dip in these unique pools is the ideal place to pamper your body and mind. Indulge your summer-loving spirit and book a pool hotel vacation today.


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