Hotel pools for a night swim
Kick back in these hotel pools when the stars come out
1 Crown Metropol Hotel Melbourne
Crown Metropol Melbourne’s indoor infinity pool, located on Level 27 of the tower, features views across the city’s CBD. Take a dip in the pool that’s encased in a twofloor high space with floor-to-ceiling window, or score one of the day beds and lounges on offer up until 9pm every day. à www.crownhotels.com. au/crown-metropol-melbourne.
2 Fairmont the Palm Dubai
Set on the beach among palm trees, the adults’ pool looks across to the skycrapers of the city and is open daily till 9pm. Drinks and snacks are available poolside. àwww. fairmont.com/palm-dubai.
3 Four Seasons Resort Maui, Hawaii
Sitting in an infinity pool at sunset with a Mai Tai in hand, watching North Pacific Humpback Whales breach, is one of the most amazing experiences to be had at any hotel in the world. àwww. fourseasons.com/maui.
4 Four Seasons Shanghai at Pudong
On Level 41, swim after 11pm in an 18-metre indoor infinity pool you can book all to yourself, taking in views of skyscrapers and the Huangpu River. Then staff will arrive with canapés and Champagne to top off the experience. àwww. fourseasons.com/pudong.
5 Qualia, Hamilton Island
All of the ‘Windward’ pavilions (villas) at Qualia have private plunge pools, meaning you can look at the Whitsunday stars from the water any time of night. If you’re looking for more company, catch the last rays of the day at the Pebble Beach pool. àwww. qualia.com.au.