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22 Simply Stunning Swimming Pools

When I dip, you dip, we dip.

A creamy white, luxury villa gives way to this stunning turquoise pool in a interesting, slightly geometric shape. Bob Thomas/The Image Bank, Getty Images
Beautiful blooming raised garden beds add a botanical focal point while a lush hedge is a lovely, more private alternative to a traditional fence.Pieter Estersohn/Corbis Documentary, Getty Images
Apologies for the wanderlust this remarkable pool in a stone farmhouse in Luberon, France inspires. The minimalist, low chairs are the perfect poolside accent.Andreas von Einsiedel/Corbis Documentary, Getty Images
Thatched gazebos and oversized umbrellas offer a shady resting spot in this gorgeous tropical pool with a wooden footbridge and a swim-up bar.Pierre-Yves Babelon/Moment, Getty Images
Imagine watching the sun set below the trees in this amazing cliffside pool with a view.Thomas Barwick/DigitalVision, Getty Images
Oh la la. This beautiful rectangular pool in Provence, France is surrounded by perfectly placed bright white chairs and a perfectly manicured wall of dense hedges.Andreas von Einsiedel/Corbis Documentary, Getty Images
All doors lead to a stunning outdoor set-up with a stone patio and a beautiful pool with a rounded deep-end that calls back to the home’s many gazebos.Ivan Hunter/Photodisc, Getty Images
BRB booking a plane ticket across the world to go visit this modern and sleek sunken cabana in the middle of a vast infinity pool in Phuket, Thailand. Wachirawut Priamphimai / EyeEm, Getty Images
A wooden pool deck looks so effortlessly rustic against a sea of chartreuse grass at this house in the French countryside. Andreas von Einsiedel/Corbis Documentary, Getty Images
Talk about a screened-in pool with a view. This greenhouse-inspired, year-round oasis has views of a lake and swaying palm trees, so you can enjoy a dip without the bug bites.Andrea_Hill/E+, Getty Images
Cheerful, summer flowers terrace this pool with a rock waterfall so you can cool off while thinking about what to plant next.TimAbramowitz/E+/Getty Images
This pool in Bali, with its sky-colored water and soft flowing waterfall, is the epitome of vacation vibes, especially if after the dip you curl into those inviting striped beach chairs to dry off in the sun.Otto Stadler/Photographer's Choice RF, Getty Images

Enjoy vast mountain views from this desert home without having to hike up anything but your bikini top.

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How much do you want to be that swimmer right now? An asymmetrical shaped pool is unexpected but still looks as chic as a classic rectangle, plus you get more room in the shallow end for lounging.Hello World/DigitalVision, Getty Images
Major Greek-vibes abound in this bright blue pool that juts off a spectacular pillared villa. The rectangular portion is perfect for swimming laps, while the rounded side is the spot place to relax.OJO Images/OJO Images, Getty Images
Whether you’re in the cool, half-oval pool or peering through the floor to ceiling windows, this dusky view from the ultra modern home is sure to be breathtaking.Martin Barraud/OJO Images, Getty Images
An ideal mix of shade and sun plus views galore are paramount to this amazing pool set-up. All you need is an icy cocktail.Chris Ryan/OJO Images/Getty Images
The emerald water looks warm and inviting in this private pool surrounded by shady umbrellas, breezy palm trees, and pretty potted plants.moodboard/Brand X Pictures, Getty Images

It’s hard to know what’s more extraordinary: the beautiful farmhouse-style mansion, or the oversized pool fit for a party.

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Whether you’re in the circular hot tub or the geometric pool, you’ll have your choice of beautiful things to look at everywhere your eye turns. Tanya Constantine/Tetra images, Getty Images
If you didn’t already want a vacation, you’ll need one now. This dreamy tropical set-up includes low profile furniture, a hot tub, and a stunning infinity pool.LOOK Photography/UpperCut Images, Getty Images