If you are craving for that invigorating splish-splash of water, plunge into these pools with a refreshing drink and enjoy the scenic views on offer. A stay in a room with a pool is a memory to cherish, more so if they are as luxurious as these…
ROOFTOP POOL SUITE, HOTEL 1K, PARIS
This duplex suite with 70 square metres of space includes your private terrace and a pool overlooking the Parisian skyline. The room is equipped with a kingsize bed, two bathrooms with a bathtub, a living room with a sofa bed and two 48-inch plasma TVs. You can also count on the mini bar, or the room service to help you enjoy the best Peruvian and Mexican food in the city. 1K Paris, part of Machefert group, is a boutique hotel with south American inspirations and colours, offering a lifestyle experience with a lively lobby hosting two restaurants and three bars, including the famous La Mezcaleria, which is hidden behind the kitchens of the hotel.
Where: Paris, in the Le Marais district
Call: +33 1 42 71 20 00
Wallet: Starting at €500 (Rs44,000 approximately) plus taxes per night
PENTHOUSE SUITE, AGHADOE HEIGHTS, IRELAND
The 3,000sqft apartment style Penthouse suite at Aghadoe is laid out with every comfort in mind. With private lift access, two large bedrooms, a large open-plan living and dining area, a butler’s kitchen and study, you are guaranteed a private and romantic getaway.
Outside, the wraparound terrace boasts exceptional views of the Lakes of Killarney. Make this a treasured experience with a plunge in the private terrace jacuzzi pool.
The suite’s ingenious design allows the space to be tweaked from a private hideaways for two to a perfect entertainment venue for up to 60 guests. As the sun goes down settle into the opulent surroundings and watch the gentle tones of lavender, moss and stone come alive in the dancing fire and romantic candlelight.
Where: Aghadoe Heights Hotel & Spa, Lakes of Killarney, Killarney, Co. Kerry
Call: +353 64 66 23032 or 64 6631766
Wallet: €1800 (Rs1.5lakh approximately) per nigh for the three-bedroom Rose/Lavender Cottage
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OCEAN VIEW SUITE WITH POOL, THE WESTIN RESORT NUSA DUA BALI, INDONESIA
Located just a few steps from the Indian Ocean and furnished with a balcony overlooking the serene ocean view, the suite boasts Westin’s signature Heavenly Bed and the works. Set in the midst of lush Balinese gardens, every column inch of the suite is vast and has been intended with guest’s supreme well-being in mind.
Where: Kawasan Pariwisata Nusa Dua, BTDC Lot N-3, Nusa Dua 80363, Bali,Indonesia
Call: +62 361 771908
Wallet: IDR 5,470,000 (Rs29,000 approximately) plus taxes per night with breakfast
HELEN BADRUTT SUITE, BADRUTT’S PALACE HOTEL, ST. MORITZ, SWITZERLAND
Situated prominently above St. Moritz Lake, Badrutt’s Palace Hotel is a famous landmark and an icon of hospitality in this winter wonderland since its opening in 1896. Helen Badrutt Suite is a popular choice for many who wish to indulge in exquisite luxury. The spacious 1560 sqft area includes three spacious and elegantly decorated bedrooms that showcase Badrutt’s historical inheritance complimented with the use world class technology, to offer guests the best-in-class hospitality.
The ensuite bathrooms with Italian marbles and amenities like a private steam bath and a jacuzzi add to the experience. The suite’s balcony also offers a clear and uninterrupted view of the gorgeous alpine peaks and Lake St. Moritz!
Where: Via Serlas 27, 7500 St. Moritz, Switzerland
Call: +41 81 837 1000
Wallet: CHF3600 (Rs2.9 lakh approximately) plus taxes per night
THE ATRIUM VILLA AT LAKE HOUSE, DAYLESFORD, MELBOURNE
Australia’s most romantic hotel, luxury accommodation, award winning cellar, 80 minutes from Melbourne, emphasis on seasonal and regional ingredients Situated behind a discreet gate within the Lake House grounds- it boasts of all the benefits of the Lake House property with extra luxury and service. The separate car park and entrance ensures complete privacy. A jewel tone upholstered Kind bedroom overlooks a European style courtyard with lavender, tangled vines and iron water feature. Decorated with a selection of local and international art form of the Wolf – Tasker’s private collection- it is decorated in a matchless and personal country style. An archive of vigilantly chosen books and magazines offer loads of entertainment together with the flat screen television, unlimited cable channels, Bose sound system, iPod dock and Free WiFi access. In kitchen a Nespresso coffee machine, vintec wine fridge that features their Sommelier’s wine selection. For entertainment – a 4-seater dining table with a lovely view. Guests are welcome to have their room service in their Villa or dine at the Lake House Restaurant.
Where: 4 King Street, Daylesford, Victoria, 3460, Australia
Wallet: $4500 (Rs3.3 lakh approximately) per person in the Atrium Villa
MAHARAJA SUITE, THE LEELA PALACE, JAIPUR
Located on the 2nd floor features a private elevator access that opens into a stately designed Living Room, featuring spacious seating and a dining area with a kitchenette. The ornate and majestic designed décor includes two comfortable king and twin-sized bedrooms with luxe fixtures and premium bath amenities. In addition, these rooms feature a large openable bay window that leads to an adjoining terrace with a day bed and a terrace garden. The Maharaja suite also features a temperature-controlled private jacuzzi pool and other ultra-modern amenities like remote operated curtains and lighting. In addition, Complimentary Breakfast, Butler Service, Sunset Hi-Tea/ Cocktail Hours and BMW Airport Transfers are few exclusive features included in the stay.
Where: Delhi-Jaipur Highway NH 11, Kukas, Jaipur
Call: +91 1426 350 000
Wallet: Rs3,50,000 + taxes per night
VILLA ORSELINA ASCONA, SWITZERLAND
A dreamlike Mediterranean environment, Villa Orselina in Locarno offers a magnificent view of Lake Maggiore. The stylish, all-white interiors, further enhance the various shades of blue and green from the lush mountain tops and the sparkling lake surrounding the property. The Villa is a quite near the cable car to Cardada-Cimetta and the funicular that links Orselina to Locarno. Villa Orselina also has a sophisticated restaurant with Mediterranean cuisine and a whimsical terrace. The perfect ingredients for relaxing holiday in Ticino!
Where: Via Santuario 10 – 6644 Orselina-Locarno
Call: +41 917357373
Wallet: CHF1820 (Rs1.4 lakh) plus taxes per night for a two-bedroom suite
TWO-BEDROOM FAMILY VILLA WITH POOL, HIDEAWAY BEACH RESORT & SPA, MALDIVES
Generously spaced, this enticing tropical paradise, 575 sqm in size, is a luxury villa which is cheerful with a luminous Californian vibe – whitewashed woods and coral stone inspired interiors giving a rustic Robinson Crusoe style experience, perfect to feel one with nature. The villa has a spacious cool bathroom with a huge jacuzzi bath to have a well-deserved break. Privacy is key, as you are treated to a massive backyard with beach access heading straight from the villa to the ocean where it is just a few steps towards the white sandy beach and the impossibly blue lagoon. Once tired of the ocean, enjoy flapping in your private swimming pool big enough for the whole family. Both the bedrooms have uninterrupted access to the pool and deck area where you have a first-row seat to see the best that nature has to offer. Included with the villa are the services of a personal butler who attends to your needs and help make it a family break to reminisce. Other enjoyable experiences include, eco-friendly pump-bottle toiletries, complimentary bicycles, and enough space to have your very own outdoor movie night and a beach barbeque.
Where: Dhonakulhi Island, Haa Alifu Atoll, Maldives
Call: +960 6501515
Wallet: Starts from $1550 (Rs1.3 lakh approximately) plus taxes per night for two adults
SEA VIEW BEACH CHALET, VIDA BEACH RESORT UMM AL QUWAIN
Located in the centre of the Emirates, this is a peaceful getaway and a one-stop shop for everything the sophisticated traveller could need, including an exclusive patio and private beach access. The Chalet believes in creating an ambience wherein the ocean itself is your private pool, offering breath-taking views, complete with modern contemporary interiors, and the convenience of a separate living to connect or disconnect.
The hotel also hosts a rooftop bar, concept dining spaces, a POP spa, kids and wellness facilities. The contemporary resort makes for a serene hideaway to practice interests, relax or simply get things done in a realistic ambience.
Call: +971 670 65000
Wallet: Starting at AED3000 (Rs60,000 approximately) inclusive of breakfast and taxes per night
RAMA SUITE, SHERATON GRANDE SUKHUMVIT, A LUXURY COLLECTION HOTEL, BANGKOK
In the middle of each bedroom stands a moniker Extravagance Collection bed relaxing atop an intricately engraved teak bed frame. Smooth 300-thread-count cotton sheets, lightweight duvets and plump hypoallergenic pillows create a sheath of cosiness.
In adding to the excellent interiors, the Rama Suite feature private lush gardens and relaxation areas nestled among local fauna and orchid flora.
The patios with handmade teak furniture and a nimble dining and assembling area make it a sublime spot to invite elegantly outdoors. The Rama Suite’s prodigal garden characterises itself even further with a roofed private outdoor Jacuzzi pool.
Where: 250 Sukhumvit Road, Klongtoey
Call: 662 649 8641
Wallet: On request