COOL ROOFTOP POOLS
February 16, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Travel NewsTravel Intelligence, the hotel search website, set up by AA Gill and featuring a hand-picked collection of hotels and hideaways, has selected three of the coolest rooftop pools they know.
SWIM AND SIP COCKTAILS UNDER THE STARS IN ATHENS FROM £68 PER NIGHT
The Fresh Hotel in the heart of Athens has a roof top pool with views of the Acropolis. You can sip cocktails under the stars in the hotel's rooftop Air Lounge next to the pool, which is open from May to October, depending on the weather. The 133 room design hotel in the heart of downtown Athens provides a cool retreat from the heat of the city.
Prices with www.travelintelligence.com start from £68 per room per night.
GRANDSTAND VIEW OF GAUDI'S CHIMNEYS FROM £133
Five Star Hotel Omm has become one of Barcelona's most hip hangouts. It has a bold uber-modern exterior and a cool zen interior with a Michelin starred Catalan restaurant and a new spa. On the third floor, there is a solarium-cum bar with an outdoor lap pool, which is furnished with albino Philippe Starck garden furniture. It has stunning views of Gaudi's La Pedera apartment and Sagrada Familia cathedral.
Prices with www.travelintelligence.com start from £133 per room per night.
PANORAMIC VIEWS OF MALLORCA FROM £109
Built on the remnants of a 16th century palace, Hotel Tres in Palma's old town, combines rustic Mallorcan style with sleek Scandanavian design. Details include cowhide covered seats and photos of nudes above the beds. The rooftop terrace and wood decked plunge pool offers panoramic views of the island.
Prices with www.travelintelligence.com start from £109 per room per night.
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