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Picturesque Pools: Top spots to swim in the Hunter Valley

In the scorching heat of summer, when the sun beats down relentlessly, finding relief becomes a priority. While an ice-cold beverage provides a momentary reprieve, there's nothing quite like the invigorating sensation of plunging into a refreshing body of cool water.

Luxuriate in the adults only 25 metre pool at Rydges Resort Hunter Valley, the perfect place for couples, solo guests and tired parents to take five and have a drink poolside. Or, come for a splash at the on-site water located next to the main pool, parents can rewind and relax on the sun lounge chairs while the kids have a blast in the super-popular Water Park.

rydges resort pool

Home to three generous sized pools, Cypress Lakes offers plenty of locations to strip down for a dip on the 300-acre property. Situated near the reception and dining options, score a sun lounge for the afternoon with a good read and bottle of bubbles to relax and slow down before your evening activities.

A picturesque infinity pool invites you to relax, unwind and take in the surrounding bushland and vineyard views at Spicers Guesthouse. Plus, warm up in the internal hot spa located within the infinity pool, made to be enjoyed all year round. 


A spectacular ten metre private swimming pool with vineyard and mountain views is the perfect place to cool off, laze and gather this Summer with family and friends at Arenridge Estate in Broke.

arenridge pool

Generous outdoor living spaces and lounges beckon afternoons with family and friends filled with laughter and good times at Allawah Estate in Lovedale whilst the BBQ deck and travertine swimming pool terrace are the perfect place to cool off, relax and reconnect in the warmer months.

Lap it up after a long day of winery hopping in pool at The Lane Retreat. Located at the secluded end of Palmers Lane, the pool and accommodation here offers picturesque panoramic views of both the Brokenback Mountains and surrounding vineyards. 

Luxury takes to a new level at Tower Lodge. Each suite at the lodge is unique and tells its own story. Plus the secluded swimming pool is the perfect place to laze about on a Summers day with a glass of wine in hand. 

Laze about in the adults only pool at Spicers Vineyards Estate surrounded by a sea of gumtrees and vineyards. Bask in the afternoon sun with a good read on the sun lounge whilst sipping away on a hand-crafted cocktail from the restaurant.

spicers vineyard pool


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