The Best Private Pool Villas of All Time

The Best Private Pool Villas of All Time

by Frederikke Bøcker
Best Private Pool Villas of All Time

When it comes to luxury and privacy, resorts with private pool villas are the way to go. A private pool villa is perfect for travelers who want to get away from everything without sacrificing their sense of comfort or style. These exclusive properties allow you to enjoy the best of both worlds. A luxurious stay that invites you to unwind in your own private space as well living in harmony with nature meanwhile. These private pool villas should be at the top of any traveler’s list. These hotels have made sustainability a priority! 

Best Pool Villas

Hermitage Bay

Hermitage Bay, Antigua and Barbuda


This luxury boutique resort is nestled on the hillside of a hidden, sandy bay. Where the scent of fragrant frangipani fills the air, the sound of waves rolling on the shore surrounds you.

Hermitage Bay is nestled in a quiet corner of Antigua and features luxurious accommodation, wellness, and dining facilities. This sensitively developed resort celebrates the peace, warmth, and extraordinary natural beauty of the Caribbean.

Feed your soul with dining experiences that will stay with you forever. Many of the ingredients are grown in the resort’s very own organic kitchen garden. With this, you are guaranteed a true taste of the Caribbean.

Picture yourself staying in one of the secluded hillside private pool villas, offering unbeatable panoramic views of the bay and the Caribbean Sea beyond or in the beach site, nestled just a stone’s throw from the turquoise waters and white sandy shoreline. The hillside private pool villa includes a private terrace with an infinity pool.

Drawing influence from ancient wellness rituals and the beauty of the surrounding landscape, the Garden Spa is a tranquil space designed to soothe the soul and help you reconnect with the world around you. Take some time out to indulge in a range of nourishing treatments and practice the art of mindfulness every morning with the complimentary pilates, yoga, and meditation classes.

Lastly, Hermitage Bay is dedicated to creating a haven for those who desire to be in harmony with nature and immerse themselves in a place of natural beauty. The resort ensures that environmental considerations are integrated into the business’ decision-making processes. They to this using the triple-bottom-line model, encompassing environmental, social, and economic concerns.

Best Pool Villas
Best Pool Villas

Cocoon Maldives

Lhaviyani, Maldives


One of the most exclusive resorts in the Maldives, Cocoon offers unique private pool villas with nothing but clear blue water surrounding them for miles in every direction. The contemporary interior of your villa surrounded by the infinite turquoise blue ocean evokes a sense of tropical tranquillity.

Cocoon’s interiors are exclusively designed by Lago, one of Italy’s finest design companies. This 5-star, family-friendly, stylish resort, based on the principle of affordable luxury, is the perfect destination from which to discover the Maldives, whether you are honeymooning, scuba diving, or just looking for a place to unwind and relax.

Inspired by the concept of lightness, Cocoon aims to regenerate the spirit and soothe the mind. Everything has been carefully planned to create a perfect atmosphere of harmony and tranquility. The resort offers guests both privacy and a place to socialize. If they wish, they can visit the island’s clubs, restaurants, and bars. Cocoon’s ‘community table’ is a place where people from all over the world sit together to break bread and cultural barriers.

More than that, the resort boasts a variety of restaurants and bars, offering a wide array of food and drinks. Moreover, it is surrounded by beautiful tropical greenery and the stunning turquoise lagoon.

Lhaviyani Atoll is a great place to enjoy world-class scuba diving, with over 50 dive sites, including famous local shipwrecks. Cocoon also boasts a Cultural Kids Club’, tailor-made guest excursions and entertainment, and a spa. The resort is a scenic, 30-minute seaplane journey from Velana International Airport in Malé.

Lastly, the resort sets the highest standard of sustainable practices worldwide. With its sustainability program, it seeks to minimize every negative impact on the environment. Cocoon’s sustainability program includes waste recycling, energy efficiency, water conservation, and the support of social and environmental activities in the local community.

Best Pool Villas



Indulge in the best of modern luxury, wrapped in a rich heritage and rustic grandeur. Shrouded by a tropical garden that invites a fresh breeze and a myriad of tropical birds to harmonize just outside your window, a stay at the finest colonial-styled Induruwa villas will be one to remember.

Lounge by the private swimming pool or enjoy the fresh tropical breeze from the gazebo or verandah. With ample space to call your own, this private villa in Induruwa offers the perfect respite to relax and refresh in. The original architecture of this colonial manor is well-preserved from the open courtyard joining the entrance to the main living area.

With four stylish Double Rooms that can comfortably accommodate up to nine guests, the villa is ideal for a family or a group of friends looking for a tranquil retreat.

Treat yourself with a sensational feast prepared by the chef. The food combines exotic Sri Lankan flavors with international cuisine – always made from fresh and organic ingredients. Opt to dine under the stars or within the luxurious confines of the dining room.

The small town is located a few minutes away from Bentota. It offers an exciting array of interesting and fun things to do. From water sports along the Bentota Lagoon to cruising along the Madu Ganga in the discovery of its numerous islets, like the aromatic Cinnamon Island.

Green initiatives

Taru Villas has sustainability by heart and abounds in green initiatives. The hotel has a preference for organic and local products and supports both environmental and social activities. With its planet-friendly approach, the hotel shows what it means to take action and go the extra mile on an environmental level. For instance, the hotel is supplied with solar power and focuses on reducing and recycling waste.

Lastly, by applying a long list of eco-friendly policies, Taru Villas takes eco-friendly accommodation to a whole new level. Indeed, the villa’s persistence in sustainable hospitality has a lot to do with its love for the marvelous natural environment in this corner of Sri Lanka. The policies include waste reduction and recycling as well as using organic and local products wherever possible.

Best Pool Villas
Best Pool Villas

We hope you enjoyed our list of the best sustainable resorts with private pool villas. Whether you’re looking for a romantic getaway, an adventure-filled vacation, or some solitude to reconnect, we’ve got something on this list that will make your travel dreams come true. It’s time to pack up and enjoy these breathtaking destinations! Which resort did you like most?

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