There’s something very decadent about swimming in a pool with the ocean in the background. Our pools overlooking the Mediterranean combine everything someone with a swimsuit, a good book, and a block of free time could ask for: panoramic views, plush lounge chairs, sunshine and every shade of blue imaginable. From refreshing morning splashes, to beating the afternoon heat and swimming under the stars, any time is a good time for a dip!
1. The Architect’s Villa, Santorini, Greece
Incredibly styled with splashes of color and amazing attention to detail, The Architect’s Villa in Santorini is the perfect getaway for any traveler looking complete relaxation in a super-stylish setting. Included in your stay are all of the little things that make a big difference—daily breakfast, twice-daily maid service, a rental car to explore the island, and of course—pool maintenance to keep your perfect pool, well, perfect.
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2. Villa Son Vida Hills, Mallorca, Spain
A stay at the extravagant Villa Son Vida Hills will leave you in a complete state of tranquility. Amenities like heated floors and air conditioning in all rooms, plus the Finnish sauna and steam bath, combine with breathtaking sea views for a magical spot to unwind in. It might be hard to leave your emerald pool, but if you’re a golf lover or in the market for a good browsing spot, the Golf Club Son Vida and Palma old town districts are within easy reach.
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3. Villa Authentique, Corsica, France
If your dream vacation includes rugged mountains, sandy beaches, and an island paradise with excellent French cuisine, a stay at Villa Authentique will exceed your expectations. At Authentique, your villa staff live on-site, ensuring that any of your vacation needs will be attended to immediately, leaving many hours for you to just kick back, take in this Mediterranean island’s famous sunshine and dip into a summer vacation done right.
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4. Periscope Villa, Santorini, Greece
An ultra-private luxury estate with a stylish flare, Periscope Villa has panoramic views capturing the volcano and sunset. You’ll be spending endless time outside—and between your personal courtyard and your expansive terrace, you’ll be sun satisfied in no time. If you’re one who likes sunshine with a bit of competitive fun, that is indeed a giant chess board you see in the picture—and if your game gets heated, the pool is just steps away to cool off.
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5. Anemos, Crete, Greece
The romance of Greece meets the comforts of home at Anemos. Your private infinity pool with arguably the best view on the island can be shared with 6 of your loved ones—an ideal summer escape for the family looking to explore the many wonders of Crete. After a day on the terrace, dine al fresco as the sun sets into the Mediterranean and kick back in your cozy outdoor lounge area, truly “taking it all in.”
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