Looking to escape the cold weather and get some quality pool time? Here is a selection of our favorite pools in home swaps from around the world. They are so impressive, you may find staying poolside the ideal place to spend most of the time you are on your next home exchange.

Guanajuato, Mexico:

This spacious, old-world Mexican home has a 60-foot solar-heated lap pool in a garden with bougainvillea, lemon and lime trees, hibiscus, and vines climbing the walls. With the guest house, you can accommodate up to 10 people. The hillside home has beautiful views overlooking the town of San Miguel, and distant countryside. San Miguel is a UNESCO World Heritage location and its’ centuries-old cathedrals, colonial mansions, parks, and cobblestone streets have been preserved.

St. Helena, California:

This beautiful home with a large backyard, swimming pool and hot tub, outdoor dining and patio is the perfect base to explore the renowned Napa Valley. You are surrounded by vineyards and only a short walking distance from Main Street in St. Helena. Some of the best restaurants in the world, including 3 Michelin Starred Meadowood and French Laundry are just a short drive away. Be sure to enjoy the many superb wines and cheeses from the region while relaxing by the pool.

Beersel, Belgium:

Escape to this beautiful open eco-villa. Featuring a natural swimming pool with a large bamboo garden, this contemporary home swap is an ideal place for a much needed respite. Situated just outside Brussels allows for easy access to all the city has to offer while also making it simple to disconnect. When not enjoying the tranquil pool and yard, you can take a mountain bike ride through the Bleu Forest or explore the other city centers that are within an easy drive.

Cape Town, South Africa:

This is a home built to be loved and experienced. The perfect combination of grown-up fun and child friendly. It is located in an idyllic cove and features plenty of room to roam and play. You will find yourself marveling at the magnificent pool which offers a perfect spot to relax and enjoy the views of both the mountains and the sea. Take a look and start dreaming about unwinding in this wonderful paradise cove for your next house swap.

Ang Thong, Thailand:

Prepare to be wooed by this luxury escape nestled in the lush hills of Nathon. Featuring an incredible private infinity pool, the views alone are worth taking a look. You will find yourself surrounded by swaying palms and panoramic ocean views. The villa is designed in a contemporary Thai aesthetic with a European standard of living cultivated down to the finest detail. This is one pool (and home) you won’t want to miss.

So, what are you waiting for? Dive in and explore these and other homes with pools now!

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