Gold Energy Pool: The St. Regis Lhasa Resort
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All that glitters is gold! And the St. Regis Lhasa Resort in Tibet has the opulent pool to prove it. Thousands of gilded tiles line the bottom, turning the water that rich color. Craving a little R&R? You’ve come to the right place. Unwind with a pampering foot massage or simply float in the salt water, which is kept at a consistent temperature of 82 to 89°F to guarantee optimal comfort and tranquility. Check out some more of the most luxurious resorts in the world.
Paradise Pool: The Arizona Biltmore, a Waldorf Astoria Resort
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Known as the “Jewel of the Desert,” the Arizona Biltmore, a Waldorf Astoria Resort is a Phoenix icon. Its centerpiece is the Paradise Pool, originally built in 1930. An oasis of epic proportions, it’s actually a combination of three separate piscines. This show-stopper also impresses with its 92-foot slide, swim-up bar, and private cabanas.
Makai Pools: The Lodge at Kukui’ula
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The Lodge at Kukui’ula on the Hawaiian island of Kaua’i offers something for all ages, and the Makai Pools are no exception. Parents can chill in the elevated vanishing-edge stunner, a series of saltwater basins and hot tubs connected by cascades are sure to keep youngsters occupied, and the whole crew will enjoy a game of volleyball in the sand-bottom lagoon. Looking for more kid-friendly vacation ideas? Check out the top family travel destinations in each state.