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The pool at Mandarin Oriental, Singapore is not your ordinary hotel retreat. The fifth-floor, 82-foot outdoor pool is framed by the skyscrapers of Singapore’s skyline, with views of the city and the Singapore Flyer Ferris wheel. Potted palm trees and crisp white cabanas stocked with daybeds surround the pool, which includes a series of fountains that stream in arcs into the pool. On a typical tropical Singapore day, you’ll want to camp out on one of the in-water loungers, which are placed in shallow water at the pool’s edge and let you bask in the sun while staying cool. The pool’s staff provides treats such as chilled water mists, frozen drinks and fruit, and will bring poolside lunch service from the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star hotel’s Italian restaurant Dolce Vita.