With some of the best holiday memories created by the pool, it definitely pays to splash out on a family holiday now and then.

From sandy-beach lagoons to rooftop pools in the city and infinity swimming pools perched above the beach, Accor has some of Australia’s best pools to cool down in.

  1. Pullman Port Douglas Sea Temple Resort & Spa, QLD

The balmy weather in Tropical North Queensland beckons an extra-large swimming pool. Pullman Port Douglas Sea Temple Resort & Spa’s stunning lagoon pool spans over 3,000sqm, taking poolside lounging to the next level. It’s the perfect place to pull up a sun-lounge and quench your thirst with some tempting tropical cocktails. For those who like to roll out of bed and slide into the pool in just a few steps, the resort also offers a range of swim-out apartments, plunge pool apartments and three bedroom villas with private plunge pools.

  1. Mantra Crown Towers Surfers Paradise, QLD

Mantra Crown Towers is the perfect choice for some school holidays family fun. Relax poolside by the tropical lagoon pool, while the kids have their own adventure in the children’s pool, which is complete with its own sandy beach, waterslide and pirate ship. Iconic Surfers Paradise Beach is also just a short 100m stroll away.

  1. Mantra Salt on Beach Kingscliff, NSW

Submerge into the quintessential beach holiday at Mantra on Salt Beach at the quaint seaside town of Kingscliff in Northern New South Wales. The resort has several outdoor pools of varying temperatures and styles, ranging from a large lagoon pool and children’s wading pool to a heated rock pool.

  1. Novotel Sydney Brighton Beach Hotel, NSW

There’s no cooler place to take to the pool than the sublime Novotel Sydney Brighton Beach Hotel, which overlooks the beautiful white sandy beaches of Brighton Le Sands and Australia’s famous picturesque Botany Bay. The hotel’s spectacular outdoor podium pool and tiered sundeck has plenty of space for both relaxation and fun times with the kids.

  1. Pullman Bunker Bay Resort Margaret River, WA

Lap up ocean views from the heated infinity-edge swimming pool at Pullman Bunker Bay Resort, located just over a three hour’s drive south of Perth. The pool is large enough to find a little piece of serenity on comfortable sun-lounges and under large shade sails. Plus, the beach is just a stone’s throw away.

  1. Cooinda Lodge Kakadu Hotel, NT

The year-round warm weather in the Northern Territory calls for more than just one swimming pool. Cooinda Lodge Kakadu is the only hotel in Kakadu with two resort-style swimming pools. Offering plenty of room for swimmers and splashers alike, it’s the ideal place to chill-out after a day of adventure.

To book any of the below hotels, resorts and apartments (and more!), visit all.accor.com.

Guests can also stay with Accor as member of ALL – Accor Live Limitless, Accor’s lifestyle loyalty program, and open the door to spectacular experiences, discounts and rewards.

Understanding even well-planned trips can encounter hiccups along the way, Accor has updated its booking conditions to be fully flexible for complete peace of mind. This means travellers can make updates to their bookings with ease should their travel plans change suddenly.

Accor’s fully flexible rates are available at a huge range of Accor brands, including SO/, Sofitel, MGallery, Art Series, Pullman, Swissôtel, Grand Mercure, Peppers, The Sebel, Mantra, Novotel, Mercure, Tribe, BreakFree, ibis, ibis Styles and ibis Budget.

Accor have also enhanced their cleaning protocols to ensure stays are as clean, safe and comfortable as possible. The company’s ALLSAFE cleanliness program protects guests and staff, while assuring travellers they can feel safe while staying at Accor’s hotels. The program’s measures were developed with the support of Bureau Veritas, a recognised world leader in testing, inspections and certification services.


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