Funny how pools can be the hottest thing on earth sometimes, right? It seems a contradiciton but it actually makes sense. They feel like a breath of fresh air amidst the chaos. Either if we’re looking for a short sense of peace or even fun, what they have to offer is so much more than what we can see. Sometimes blending with the sky or being a total contrast, hotel pools will always feel like we need them and they were just waiting for us. Lisbon hotels nailed this need pretty well and below you’ll find the 9 most instagrammable hotel pools in the city, listed in no particular order. Go book your stay and have a one-on-one time with the pool of your choice.

Sheraton Lisboa Hotel & Spa

With more than 40 years of service experience, this 5 star property has one of the highest and most stunning views over the city. Don’t miss the opportunity to try the award winning Panorama restaurant with contemporary fusion cuisine. Its outdoor pool is definitely a combo of class and charm.

Official hashtag | #sheratonlisboa

Torel Palace

Skilfully restored, this palatial hotel kept the entire charm of an era with the perks of the present. It’s a partially hidden secret in Lisbon, especially its pool from where you get to see the city from innumerous interesting perspectives. A plus for the portuguese cobblestone surrounding the pool.

Official hashtag | #torelpalace

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HF Fénix Music

Like the name says, everything has the intention to scream music in this hotel. The pool is no exception. We bet you’ll feel like a rock star so why not pose like one? Do we need to mention the pool view?

Official hashtag | #hffenixmusic

Valverde Hotel

Located in one of the world’s most expensive avenues, Liberdade Avenue, Valverde Hotel has loads of good taste in it, combining the best of London, Lisbon and New York in just one cool shot. Every detail is well-thought and the service is brilliantly remarkable. The hidden pool inside resembles a little green yet discreet deluxe oasis. You’ll not find something that special, we can guarantee.

Official hashtag | #valverdehotel

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Altis Belém Hotel & Spa

This luxury 5 star hotel has a chic and minimalist vibe with loads of light all around. It won the award of Best European Design Hotel and Best Luxury Romantic Hotel. We might call it The Fifty Shades of Blue Hotel. The infinity pool with jaw-dropping views over the Tejo river.

Official hashtag | #altishotels

Memmo Alfama – Design Hotels

The refreshing red tile outdoor pool has jaw-dropping views. Tucked between Alfama neighbourhood and Tejo river, Memmo Alfama is a true blend of authenticity and modern vibes. According to Wallpaper magazine, it’s one of the 48 new world’s best urban hotels. They say that “luxury is a point of view, glad you’ve chosen the best” – sharply confident, right?

Official hashtag | #memmoalfama

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Myriad by Sana Hotels

With a modern design and edgy look, Myriad by Sana is an extravagant 5 star hotel located in the former Expo ’98 area – Nations Park. Inifinity and views are two words totally connected by mentioning this place. The deck terrace seems to float over the river. Sayanna Wellness Spa located on the 23rd floor has a mesmerizing pool from where you can blend into the horizon line, with a panoramic view over the Tejo river and Europe’s biggest bridge – Vasco da Gama. See you up there?

Official hashtag | #myriadbysana

Hotel White Lisboa

This 3 star hotel has a modern whitey atmosphere and an impressive rating 9,1 on based on more than 1200 comments. The rooftop terrace pool blends perfectly with the city and Lisbon’s blue sky.

Official hashtag | #hotelwhitelisboa

Pestana Palace Lisboa Hotel & National Monument

Restored in a 19th century palace, Pestana Palace is one of The Leading Hotels of the World, known for their remarkable service. It’s a little green lushious retreat inside the city. t won the prize for Best Leading Business Hotel by World Travel Awards in 2015. It was chosen by Madonna as a temporary residence upon her moving to Lisbon.

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Prince, Eddie Vedder or Bill Clinton were some of the celebrities staying there as well. The pool surrounded by luxurious gardens is unique. The plants are considered “National Monuments”. We don’t know any other alive National Monument! Do you?

Official hashtag | #pestanapalace