Now that summer has officially begun, there’s no need to keep this beauties a secret. From Il Pellicano in Porto Ercole, to Borgo Egnazia in Fasano — glance at these 9 hotels on the Adriatic coast that holds dream swimming pools. Perfect to cool down now when the heat wave is making its debut.
Offering breathtaking views of the Amalfi Coast, Hotel Santa Caterina is an Art Nouveau villa built on a rock that overlooks the sea. It features many terraces and a beautiful pool, all with sea views.
The swimming pool: a pool which flirts with the waves of the Tyrrhenian Sea.
Set on a cliff top in Porto Ercole, on the Monte Argentario Peninsula, the luxurious Il Pellicano offers a free private rocky beach, a swimming pool and a Michelin-starred restaurant.
Location: Porto Ercole
The swimming pool: a pool on the Tuscan Coast immortalized on multiple occasions by Slim Aarons.
Centrally located in Positano, Le Sirenuse is just 200 m from the coast and its beautiful beaches. It features an oyster bar, a Michelin-starred restaurant, and elegant rooms with a private balcony. There are also a free swimming pool, hammam, and fitness centre.
The swimming pool: a turquoise pool surrounded by lemon trees.
Featuring traditional architecture from Puglia and a panoramic setting in the Mediterranean vegetation, Borgo Egnazia Hotel offers 4 swimming pools and a 1800-m² wellness centre. The property overlooks San Domenico Golf Club.
Location: Fasano in the Puglia region
The swimming pool: three Puglia style lagoon-colored pools spread around the hotel.
This luxurious adult-only hotel is perched on a cliff with panoramic views of the Gulf of Salerno. A former monastery, it maintains the original style, and offers a garden with swimming pool and a free spa. A free shuttle to Amalfi is available.
Location: Conca dei Marini in the Campania region
The swimming pool: an infinity pool that gives out onto the Tyrrhenian Sea.
Castiglion del Bosco is a luxury hotel in the Tuscan countryside located 12 km from Montalcino. It features comfortable rooms and an outdoor swimming pool with panoramic views. With the green surroundings of Val D’Orcia, this hotel is an ideal place for outdoor activities like cycling, hiking, and fishing.
The swimming pool: a green-water pool that looks out over the Tuscan countryside.
Enjoy the view of Mount Vesuvius and the Bay of Naples from the privileged location of Hotel Caesar Augustus, complete with a panoramic swimming pool and an excellent restaurant. The venue is elegant and bright.
The swimming pool: a pool facing the Bay of Naples.
Nestled in the rolling Tuscan hills, 3 km from Fiesole, this luxury hotel offers panoramic views of Florence’s historic centre. There is a spa featuring Aquaflor products, a gym with Technogym equipment, and a heated outdoor pool.
The swimming pool: an XXL pool in a Tuscan garden.