Italy’s  Most Amazing Hotel Pools that will Take your Breath Away

by Eileen Strauss on July 19, 2022




Italy is home to some of the world’s most magnificent resort accommodations, surpassed only by the breathtaking pools that line the hotel grounds.  From the Italian Riviera to the Amalfi Coast, Italy is teeming with some of the most spectacular scenery, jaw-dropping accommodations, and breathtaking hotel pools in Europe–if not, the entire planet.


Located in Southern Europe, this boot-shaped country is one of the world’s most popular travel destinations, a place where you can see some of the most iconic sites in the world, revel at renowned Renaissance masterpieces, enjoy incredible cuisine, and shop til you drop. For travelers seeking a summer vacation that combines staggering beauty, rich history, and unmatchable ways to unwind in true European style, Italy sits high on the CaliCase destination bucket list.


To help you plan the Italian Itinerary of your dreams, we’ve listed the top accommodations with the most incredible hotel pools on earth.





Hotel Caesar Augustus - Anacapri


Majestically situated high on the edge of a cliff, the only 5-star hotel on the island of Capri,  with breathtaking views of the whole of the Bay of Naples and the Amalfi Coast, the Hotel Caesar Augustus perfectly embodies extravagance and affluence. 


The Cascades of scenic terraces, heart-stopping views,  and a magnificent two-level vanishing pool that seems to magically merge into the horizon draw celebrities and royalty from all over the world to this Italian getaway all year-’round.  





Terme di Saturnia Natural Destination 


Harnessing the local hot springs, dating back over 3,000 years, Tuscany’s Terme di Saturnia Natural Destination’s regenerative thermal waters and multiple heated outdoor pools are the epitome of restorative relaxation.





Caruso, A Belmond Hotel - Ravello


The lavish Caruso Belmond is an 11th-century palace with a maze of tiered terraces and aromatic gardens filled with roses and herbs in the charming seafront town of Ravello.  Overlooking the Mediterranean on the Amalfi Coast, the property’s incredible infinity pool that opens out over the jagged coastline and boundless waters is an experience like no other.




The Mezzatorre Resort & Spa 



Just 18 miles from the bustling port of Naples, and a ferry ride from glamorous Capri, The Mezzatorre Resort & Spa is one of the most strikingly beautiful boutique hotels in  Italy. Its seawater swimming pool, located on one of the hotel’s secluded terraces, is perfect for travelers seeking a welcoming and relaxed ambiance. 



The main building on the property rests on the ruins of a 16th-century watchtower, with guest rooms tucked into 17 acres of pine wood forest. The resort makes the most of the island’s healing thermal hot springs that flow into three water therapy pools. With sweeping views of the Tyrrhenian Sea, outdoor enthusiasts will be drawn to Ischia’s hiking paths that snake around the coastline. 





Monastero Santa Rosa - Conca dei Marini



Gaze out at the breathtaking Amalfi coastline from the amazing heated infinity pool at the magnificent Monastero Santa Rosa, the site of a 17th-century monastery. 


Clinging to the cliffside and suspended between the sea and the sky, this hotel pool offers unrivaled views and understated luxury in a tranquil sanctuary nestled against a stunning Mediterranean backdrop.  






Alpin Panorama Hotel Hubertus


Few European pools can compete with Italy's Alpin Panorama Hotel Hubertus', balanced on 20-meter-high wooden stilts in the Dolomites. 


Jutting out for 25 meters over the mountainside, with clear views of evergreen forest and rocky peaks, guests can enjoy the spectacular views below the glass bottom pool or relax around one of five other pools. 





The Grand Hotel Tremezzo, Lake Como


A monolith of Italian hospitality, the Grand Hotel Tremezzo stands on the shores of Lake Como where the Grigne mountains tumble into glistening waters.


And as magnificent as this world-renowned hotel may be, nothing compares to the property’s pool that floats at the edge of Lake Como, surrounded by the snow-capped Alps. 






Fonteverde Tuscan Resort & Spa, Tuscany


Located close to Siena, the Fonteverde Tuscan Resort & Spa has seven thermal pools of varying sizes, each filled with flowing waters from the neighboring natural hot springs. 

A peaceful retreat for travelers seeking refuge, surrounded by magnificent views of the Tuscan countryside, the pools at the   Fonteverde Tuscan Resort & Spa are like a slice of European heaven.