In New York City. In Manhattan's trendy Meatpacking District, this pool is open year round and has underwater music and lights. Photo by Gansevoort.
Hotel Udai Kothi
In Udaipur, India. Dine in the alcoves poolside or enjoy the view from the water over the palaces of old town Udaipur. Photo by mathias
In Hong Kong. The infinity hot tubs of the spa make it seem as though you're taking a dip in the harbor. Photo by InterContinentalHongKong
In Beverly Hills. Sophistication and glamour surround you at this 6th floor hotspot between Beverly Hills and Los Angeles. If you get tired of swimming, you can relax in one of the poolside cabanas. Photo by Florian SEROUSSI
In Rio de Janeiro. Relax and enjoy the full view of Ipanema beach 8 floors down. Keep an eye out for celebrities as well; Yoko Ono, Calvin Klein, and Madonna stay at the Fasano when they're in Rio. Photo by LyDzzz
Club 50 Viceroy
In Miami. 50 stories up, this club doesn't encourage swimming in the roof pool, though after a few cocktails it will seem pretty tempting. If you feel desperate for a swim, check out the 50-person hot tub in the Viceroy Hotel spa. Photo by Viceroy Hotels.
Kristin Conard is an editor at Matador Nights as well as a writing instructor in California. As a child, she wanted to be a librarian, because she thought that the librarian was the one who got to write all the books in the library. Her obsession with reading and writing has continued, and when she is not grading papers and lesson planning, she is working on a collection of essays and planning her next trip.