Aerial view of woman and man swimming in a pool

20 Pools That Will Make You Love Summer

From the diving board to the deep end, these swimming pools are the stuff of daydreams.

During the dog days of summer, the deep end of a pool can be so refreshing that it's easy to forget how beautiful one can look from above — the shades of cool blue, the striking geometries, the chairs arranged perfectly just out of splashing distance. With a simple shift in perspective, a swimming pool becomes the stuff of daydreams.

High Angle View Of Swimming Pool By Sea Benjamin Lee / EyeEm BY THE SEA Bronte Beach, Sydney, Australia Aerial view of the swimming pool at the Shangri-La Hotel. Tourists sunbathing and swimming in the hotel pool. The hotel is on Bangkok's Chao Phraya River. (Photo by ANDREW HOLBROOKE/Corbis via Getty Images) ANDREW HOLBROOKE/Corbis via Getty Images IN PARADISE Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand

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