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Here is a collection of the most beautiful baths and pools at unique destinations that range from incredible overwater wellness centers to fabulous city getaways. Take a floral bath on the edge of the ocean in the Maldives, enjoy views of Barcelona from a designer pool or have a candlelight bath in a uniquely shaped tub in Mexico. Next Read: 12 Inspirational Outdoor Resort Bathrooms.

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» Velassaru Maldives

Velassaru Maldives  

This beautiful pool at Velassaru Maldives is set at the edge of the ocean overlooking the coral reef. Big enough to swim in, the pool has a comfortable ledge to sit on with jets to massage the muscles.

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» Banyan Tree Seychelles

Banyan Tree Seychelles  

Banyan Tree Seychelles is an island getaway with beautiful beaches, villas with private pools and romantic dining. Facilities include an elegant spa, wedding services, a 47-foot twin-hulled catamaran, and more. The private pools offer some of the most romantic ocean views in the world.

Each luxury accommodation has a spacious layout and luxurious decor. Vanishing edge swimming pools make you feel like you are floating over the surrounding landscape. Perfect for a honeymoon or a romantic getaway, these luxury villas are surrounded by tropical foliage and Indian Ocean views. Walkways and stairs connect your house and living pavilion with a separate sundeck and jet pool, which are located at different levels on the hill. If you plan to receive many spa treatments, ask for a villa with a massage pavilion (only one has this extra feature). Guests get to enjoy a massage pavilion, large veranda, outdoor jet pool and steam room. Rates start from 690 Euro/night.

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» St Regis Mauritius

St Regis Mauritius  

Relax at the incredible pool at the St Regis Mauritius surrounded by romantic candlelight and a display of stars above your head.

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» Rainforest Vitality Pool at Banyan Tree Al Wadi

Rainforest Vitality Pool at Banyan Tree Al Wadi  

Banyan Tree Al Wadi is home to a beautiful Arabian desert spa where you can take a dip in this rainforest vitality pool designed to relax and rejuvenate.

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» Kenoa Resort

Kenoa Resort  

The designer pool at the Kenoa Resort in Brazil is green in color and creates a unique focal point in the relaxation area decorated with giant urns and brick walls. The resort has just 23 villas and suites, all with private plunge pools and one-of-a-kind objects and artifacts from around the world, including Samoa, the Amazon and Bali. The bathrooms have their own interior gardens, ideal for guests who enjoy taking baths and relaxing in the privacy of their own suite. Several suites incorporate green batu hijau stone from Bali to highlight a cedar wood Japanese ofuro tub. Guests feel pampered and inspired surrounded by such attention to detail. Best of all, the property offers stunning views of the ocean from nearly every point in the resort.

Enjoy romantic sunsets from the rooftop lounge, work out in the fitness center and get massages at the Shiseido spa. The restaurant has its own unique decor and scenic ocean views. Kaamo Winebar serves a variety of fine wines and creates a comfortable ambiance for meeting new friends. The common areas are well worth exploring. Tree trunks from reforested Eucalyptus seem to grow through the floors and roofs of the hotel. You will find unique artifacts cleverly incorporated into the design to create a comfortable, sophisticated ambiance. Choose from 11 suites and 12 villas. Rates start at BRL 1,115. Located on Brazil's northeast coast 9 degrees south of the equator, the hotel enjoys year-round tropical climate. The nearest airport is in Maceio, 30 km away (+55 82 3272-1285).

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» Anantara Bophut Koh Samui

Anantara Bophut Koh Samui  

Bright pink flowers and a shape of a heart in this tub at Anantara Bophut Koh Samui make you feel like royalty. A romantic resort set on a sandy bay in Koh Samui, Anantara Bophut offers vacationers great spa treatments and an infinity-edge pool that hangs over the beach. Guest have a choice of three room types and five luxury suite categories, all decorated in contemporary Thai style with plenty of natural light and spacious layouts. Each room and suite has a balcony or terrace with tropical garden or sea views. For the ultimate indulgence, book the One Bedroom Villa. Slightly elevated over the exotic resort gardens, the villa is an intimate retreat with a private pool, fully equipped kitchen and elegant decor.

Anantara Spa features a healing ambiance complete with lush tropical greenery and soothing water gardens. Enjoy private glass-walled treatment rooms with bamboo exterior walls. Signature treatments to try include banana and pumpkin body polishes and Thai spice aromatherapy. Full Moon serves gourmet Italian dishes overlooking the sea. High Tide serves a fusion of international flavors presented as a breakfast buffet. Eclipse Bar serves cocktails and Thai inspired snacks while the Library serves Afternoon tea in a cozy setting. Dining by Design, a signature Anantara dining service, lets you have breakfast, lunch or dinner anywhere you like at the resort. Nightly rates start at THB 5,800. You may also like: 16 Coolest Hotel Bath Tub Views.

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» Surrounded by Candlelight at the Viceroy Riviera Maya

Surrounded by Candlelight at the Viceroy Riviera Maya  

If you are looking for a romantic candlelight experience, check into the Viceroy Riviera Maya where you can take a soothing soak in this custom-built circular tub.

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» Anantara Dhigu Resort

Anantara Dhigu Resort  

This romantic bath at Anantara Dhigu Resort is perfect for couples who want to take a bath together and enjoy spectacular ocean views. The tub is filled with flower petals and has a flowing privacy curtain. Two massage tables are just steps away, letting you receive a side-by-side massage at the edge of the ocean.

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» Anantara Golden Triangle Thailand

Anantara Golden Triangle Thailand  

Fragrant white flowers float on top of the water at Anantara Golden Triangle in Thailand. Located on an outdoor deck, the circular tub has a privacy curtain so that you can choose to take a bath with a view or relax in privacy. Stay at the elegant Anantara Golden Triangle Thailand and get to know elephants on your adventure vacation in Thailand. The resort's location in the heart of the Golden Triangle gives you the perfect base for exploring this unique area. Visit northern Thailand to trek through lush jungle with your own elephant, watch wild elephant babies playing and experience elephant river bath time. Other adventures to try include visiting local villages and longtail boat rides. Resort rooms and suites offer spacious layouts and are decorated with Thai silks and tubs perfect for a relaxing soak. Each room and suite has a spacious outdoor balcony from which you can enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding nature. The 13 Anantara Three Country View Suites are the most spacious and luxurious, accented with teak woods, Thai carvings and extra amenities such as an espresso machine and an iPod docking station.

The resort is home to Lanna Cooking School that lets you master the art of Thai Cuisine. Surrounded by the picturesque mountains of northern Thailand, the resort spa offers a relaxing setting and an array of spa treatments. Get a massage in a suite set above the Thai and Burmese jungle. Rates start THB 29,750 per night.

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» Anantara Kihavah Villas

Anantara Kihavah Villas  

The a soothing bath with the most awesome views of the blue lagoon at Anantara Kihavah Villas in the Maldives. Fragrant oils, smooth dark wood floors and flowing privacy curtains create a relaxing setting on the ocean.

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» Banyan Tree Lijiang

Banyan Tree Lijiang  

When you take soak in the water at Banyan Tree Lijiang, your eyes rest on the lush green tropical plants that surround you. Ask for bright rose petals to be put in the tub for added romance. Banyan Tree Lijiang is surrounded by water canals, bridges and cobble-stoned streets of the Old Town of Lijiang. Also known as the Venice of the Orient, Lijiang is an hour from the sacred sanctuary the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain. The resort is located in the stunning UNESCO World Heritage Site in Yunnan province of China. Guests are accommodated in spacious suites and villas. Garden suites have a private lawn, separate bath tub and shower, elegant living room and a plush daybed.

For best views, ask for a Superior Suite. Decorated with bold colors of red, gold and black, these suites feature a traditional roof designs taken from the local Naxi culture. The Spa Suite is ideal for spa lovers, offering two floors built around a traditional-style courtyard. The suite has a dedicated spa treatment room, or you can get a massage outdoors in your private courtyard garden. Several beautiful villas with pools are available at the property. The Deluxe Pool Villa was designed to recreate the romance of Imperial times with regal interiors, heated outdoor pool and a spacious layout. The Two Bedroom Jet Pool Villa has a spacious courtyard and a timbered tea pavilion where you can drink traditional Chinese tea. The outdoor jet pool lets you relax in a beautiful natural setting. The Presidential Pool Villa has a private driveway, two bedrooms, living, dining and study areas, two bathrooms and an outdoor deck.

Book a romantic dinner under Moonlight Pagoda, a traditional Naxi-style pagoda on the edge of the water. The resort offers several great restaurants and bars. The property offers outdoor tennis courts, a gym, yoga sessions and a beautiful Oriental spa. Nightly rates start at RMB 1,449.00 per night. You may also like: 25 Most Amazing Private Pools.

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» Traditional Wooden Tub at the Banyan Tree Ringha

Traditional Wooden Tub at the Banyan Tree Ringha  

Enjoy tradiction decor at Banyan Tree Ringha in Tibet as you soak in this oval tub made of dark wood. Banyan Tree Ringha is a beautiful hideaway in a remote Tibetan valley called Shangrila. From this unique hotel you'll be able to explore Tibetan villages, Sonzanling and Old Town where you have a chance to receive blessings from the High Lama, and tour the White Water Terraces at the foot of the Haba Snow Mountain. Guests are accommodated in spacious suites and lodges decorated with natural materials and bold colors.

The Tibetan suite features a deep wooden tub, natural stone steps and bright red colors throughout the suite. The suite has two levels. Upstairs you will find a spacious living area, study area, fireplace and bedroom. The lower floor houses a bathroom with access to a private garden terrace. There is a private couples' spa treatment room with a luxurious wooden bathtub on the lower level. You can book your own authentic Tibetan farmhouse, Ringha Lodge, which has a courtyard, study, two bedroom and a fireplace, perfect for curling up to with a good book.

Immerse yourself in traditional Himalayan practices and the ancient Chinese Five Elements philosophy at the spa. Begin your journey in the spacious lobby surrounded by intricate carvings and handcrafted Tibetan artifacts. The spa offers an extensive menu of treatments performed by professionally trained therapists who undergo formal training at Spa Academies in Bintan, Phuket and China. From romantic dinners for couples to lively hotel restaurants and bars, guests get to choose from many different flavors and settings. Rates in a Tibetan Suite start at RMB 3,830. Ask about the all-inclusive package called the "Spirit of Shangrila" which includes the best tours and treks in the area.

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» Beautiful Outdoor Relaxation Area at the Baros Maldives Spa

Beautiful Outdoor Relaxation Area at the Baros Maldives Spa  

After a treatment at Baros Maldives, relax to completion in this beautiful outdoor tub. Details include colorful flowers, tropical plants, thatched roof and candles.

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» Outdoor Spa Pool at Capri Palace

Outdoor Spa Pool at Capri Palace  

Enjoy this outdoor pool area at Capri Palace, surrounded by lush trees and plants on this charming Italian island.

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» Dip Pool at the Island Hideaway at Dhonakuli Maldives

Dip Pool at the Island Hideaway at Dhonakuli Maldives  

A beautiful square tub set on the edge of the ocean at the Island Hideaway at Dhonakuli Maldives makes you feel one with the surrounding nature. The bath is prepared with pink and yellow flower petals and essential oils of your choice. The tub is large enough for two, a great honeymoon vacation idea.

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» The Jumeirah Himalayas

The Jumeirah Himalayas  

Enjoy a healing soak in the tradition hot stone bath at the Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel, a beautiful sanctuary to return to after sightseeing in the city. The Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel in Shanghai is a contemporary hotel that incorporates traditional Chinese elements such as Feng Shui and Chinese art. Even if you are not staying at the hotel, you are welcome to tour the private art collection in the lobby. The tour is complementary and you will be guided by an iPod nano from the hotel, pre-loaded with a self-guided tour. View the Dragon Boat made by had from African Rosewood, the 300-year-olf Pagoda and the lighted calligraphy featuring a 1,000-character Chinese poem written 1,200 years ago. Guest rooms are contemporary with clean lines, efficient layouts and hardwood floors.

The suites have a separate dining area and floor-to-ceiling windows with incredible views of Pudong from both the bed and the bathtub. The interior of the hotel was designed by KCA International (the interior designers of the luxurious Burj Al Arab). After touring the stunning lobby, have lunch or dinner at one of the cafes, lounges or restaurants. Choose from Japanese Cuisine at J-Mix, Western Food at the Grill Room or enjoy the Arte Cafe and Lounge in the lobby. Rooms at the hotel start at $300 USD per night (+86 21 3858 0888).

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» Blue Pool at the Mandarin Landmark Hong Kong

Blue Pool at the Mandarin Landmark Hong Kong  

This blue pool at the Mandarin Landmark Hong Kong makes you feel fresh and ready to meet the challenges of your day. Allow enough time to relax in one of the designer lounge chairs by the pool. Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong is a grand hotel located in the heart of the city's commercial and banking district. The hotel is within walking distance of some of the major shopping centers, dining and nightlife to enjoy on your romantic vacation. The hotel offers 541 rooms and suites with views of Victoria Harbour and the city. Whether you are in Hong Kong on business or pleasure, treat yourself to some five star pampering at the hotel Spa. The luxury wellness center is decorated in a sophisticate style inspired by the 1930's Shanghai. There are extensive heat and water facilities where you can unwind before your treatment. Guests enjoy eight treatment rooms including two couples suites where you can relax in a luxurious setting. There is a tea lounge for sipping a perfectly brewed cup of tea before your treatment. The indoor swimming pool is great for swimming laps. Stay fit while you travel by working out at the fitness center.

The two luxury suites for couples have private vitality pools for hydro massage and relaxation. The Jasmin Suite was designed for Asian-inspired treatments with a double futon mattress for couples' treatments. The Kukui Suite is the largest and the most luxurious and offers spectacular views of Victoria Harbour. The suite features Western-style decor. The hotel has seven restaurants and bars. Dine with a view at Vong which serves contemporary French food with Asian influences. Or try the Chinnery Bar which has a clubby feel and serves British-inspired food (+852-2522-0111).

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» Renaissance Barcelona Fira

Renaissance Barcelona Fira  

Large picture windows at the Renaissance Barcelona Fira spa allow you to enjoy scenic city views while you relax in the pool. The designer of the hotel clearly wanted to bring the tropics to an urban hotel. 300 palm trees are situated in a vertical garden between two 27-floor hotel towers so that guests are surrounded by palm trees in nearly every room of the hotel. The guest rooms are decorated with soothing whites to not distract from the awe-inspiring garden. The hotel has 357 guest rooms and suites. For some amazing city views, head to El Cel, a rooftop bar. The Oasis lobby bar serves drinks and snacks throughout the day.

There are two pools at the hotel, indoor and outdoor. There is also a whirlpool, solarium and a fitness room with large windows. This is the perfect time to try this new tropics-inspired hotel if you are heading to Barcelona, Spain. The hotel is currently offering a 2-night last-minute weekend getaway special from 90 Euro.

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18 Most Beautiful Resort Spa Baths and Pools