What's better than a deliciously cool swimming pool on a hot day? A deliciously cool pool, with sparkling, clear water and gorgeous views. Even if you can afford a backyard pool, it probably won't have a view like this — but there's still plenty of fodder her for your Pinterest board, and your wildest dreams.
Above: A pool with a view of the ocean — the best of both worlds. From the Perivolas resort in Santorini, spotted on Lonny.
A Brazilian home spotted on Desire to Inspire.
This is the pool at the Italian hotel Castello di Velona, with a breathtaking view of the Tuscan countryside.
A Palm Springs pool with a view, from Yellowtrace.
Another oceanside pool, from a Greek villa on Mykonos.
A gorgeous pool at an Italian estate, from Architectural Digest.
You may be noticing a theme with the Greek pools. This one is from the Villa Drakothea, a resort hotel in Greece with a stunning view.
A breathtaking view from the pool deck of a home on the Atlantic coast of Spain, spotted on Architectural Digest.
The pool at the Hotel du Cap Eden Roc, spotted on Architectural Digest.