World's sexiest hotel pools

On the 118th floor of the Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong, the hotel pool is the world's highest.
On the 118th floor of the Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong, the hotel pool is the world's highest.
It's a pool with views to Ipanema Beach and the statue of Christ at the Philippe Starck-designed hotel in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

It's a pool with views to Ipanema Beach and the statue of Christ at the Philippe Starck-designed hotel in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Amangani at the Wyoming ski resort Jackson Hole in the US has a cliff-side pool that manages a blend of Asian minimalism and cowboy ruggedness.

Amangani at the Wyoming ski resort Jackson Hole in the US has a cliff-side pool that manages a blend of Asian minimalism and cowboy ruggedness.

Set among hibiscus and bougainvillea, the red-tile pool is especially striking at night, when red lights add a extra ruby glow at the Murano Oriental Resort in Marrakech, Morocco.

Set among hibiscus and bougainvillea, the red-tile pool is especially striking at night, when red lights add a extra ruby glow at the Murano Oriental Resort in Marrakech, Morocco.

The pool at the Ritz Paris is an architectural feature with painted ceiling frescoes and neoclassical grandeur.

The pool at the Ritz Paris is an architectural feature with painted ceiling frescoes and neoclassical grandeur.

The pool at the Joule, Dallas, US, is cantilevered beyond the rooftop, 10 floors above the city.

The pool at the Joule, Dallas, US, is cantilevered beyond the rooftop, 10 floors above the city.

The pool at the Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel, Thailand, has lounges in the shallows.

The pool at the Renaissance Bangkok Ratchaprasong Hotel, Thailand, has lounges in the shallows.

The 35 degree, mineral-rich hydropool at the Sheraton Grand Hotel, Edinburgh, United Kingdom is part of a six-storey spa.

The 35 degree, mineral-rich hydropool at the Sheraton Grand Hotel, Edinburgh, United Kingdom is part of a six-storey spa.

Jungle hills and rice paddies surround the 25-metre pool at the Chedi Club outside Ubud, Bali.

Jungle hills and rice paddies surround the 25-metre pool at the Chedi Club outside Ubud, Bali.

Spot gazelles, zebras and elephants from the pool at Vlei Lodge or the Homestead at the Phinda Private Game Reserve, Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa.

Spot gazelles, zebras and elephants from the pool at Vlei Lodge or the Homestead at the Phinda Private Game Reserve, Kwa Zulu Natal, South Africa.

Set among hibiscus and bougainvillea, the red-tile pool is especially striking at night, when red lights add a extra ruby glow at the Murano Oriental Resort in Marrakech, Morocco.

Set among hibiscus and bougainvillea, the red-tile pool is especially striking at night, when red lights add a extra ruby glow at the Murano Oriental Resort in Marrakech, Morocco.

The lagoon-style pool at Palazzo Versace on the Gold Coast has cabanas by the edge from where you can drink champagne or have a pedicure.

The lagoon-style pool at Palazzo Versace on the Gold Coast has cabanas by the edge from where you can drink champagne or have a pedicure.

The infinity pool overlooks granite boulders at the Pangkor Laut Resort on the private island in Malaysia. Photo: Veronique Mandray

The infinity pool overlooks granite boulders at the Pangkor Laut Resort on the private island in Malaysia. Photo: Veronique Mandray

The Standard Downtown Los Angeles, US, has poolside cocktail parties and screens classic Hollywood movies on the wall of the adjacent building.

The Standard Downtown Los Angeles, US, has poolside cocktail parties and screens classic Hollywood movies on the wall of the adjacent building.

Dip your toe into some of the best hotel pools around the world.