When it comes to swimming pools, sometimes the local leisure centre’s Tuesday evening ‘adult’s only’ hour just won’t suffice. Especially if you’ve been putting the hours in at the gym, you don’t want the results to go to waste in a dingy pool that you’re sharing with some kid’s discarded plasters.

But, don’t worry. It’s totally understandable to plan your holiday around your pool needs, and we’ve got you covered with our gallery of the coolest swimming pools in the entire world. From waterslides to infinity pools, exotic resorts to inner-city oases, your swimming trunks – and your Instagram feed – won’t know what’s hit them.