Set against some of the most spectacular and dramatic views, infinity pools (which also goes by the name negative edge, zero edge, or vanishing edge pool) offer a swimming experience you will never forget. From a heart-stoppingly high rooftop which overlooks a city to a cliff overlooking the beach and mountains. These visually stunning man-made infinity pools, which give the illusion that they go on into the horizon or extending to “infinity”, are indeed architectural and design wonders in existence.
According to Wikipedia, the infinity pool design concept is said to have originated in Bali, Indonesia, where its inspiration came directly from observing the dramatic effect created by the ubiquitous terrace rice paddies, known locally as sawah, for which the island is famous of.
However, swimming in these luxurious marvels are very expensive. They are often seen at fancy or exotic resorts, exclusive estates, exotic resorts and villas, in advertisements and other luxurious places.
Sit back and relax as we give you a free trip to these jaw dropping infinity pools all around the world with these incredible pictures.
1. Infinity Pool at the Marina Bay Sands Skypark, Singapore
Ever fantasize swimming on top of the world? Well, this curved infinity pool at the Marina Bay Sands Skypark which stretches over three 57 stories high towers will let you feel like you are! Stretching nearly 50 feet, it’s one of the largest outdoor pools in the world and provides breathtaking, panoramic views of Singapore skyline.
2. Infinity Pool at Hilton Pattaya Resort, Thailand
Surrounded with the stunning Pattaya Beach, landscaped gardens with sun decks and relaxation areas, the infinity pool in Hilton Pattaya Resort offers you relaxation you can never imagine. Providing unobstructed panoramic views of the ocean, this infinity pool is the perfect spot to unwind and enjoy the tropical weather with cocktails from the hotel’s Shore Bar.
3. Infinity Pool at Hotel Hacienda Na Xamena in Ibiza, Spain
Welcome to the most unique infinity pool there is — the Cascadas Suspendidas! It consists of several heated pools all of them at different depths and located on different levels, interconnected by waterfalls. Located on top of the cliffs of the Na Xamena which is almost 600 feet above sea level, this infinity pool provides breathtaking views of the Mediterranean while having a 45-minute head-to-toe massage by air jets. Check this out.
4. Infinity Pool at Jade Mountain Resort in St. Lucia
If in most hotels and resorts infinity pools are a bonus feature, well at Jade Mountain Resort they are the main attraction. Their infinity pools (ranges 400 to 900 square feet) feature both shallow water lounging areas and deeper swimming areas, equipped with fiber optics so they illuminate at night. The ‘vanishing’ edges merge the water with the sea and sky and highlight the resort’s scenic surroundings. Beyond that, this resort is tech-free. No cellular signal, no internet connection (except on the lobby and upon request)
5. Infinity Pool at Viceroy Bali in Ubud, Indonesia
Overlooking the Petanu River Valley, this stunning valley-top infinity pool is found at the luxurious villas of the Viceroy Bali in Ubud, Indonesia. Aside from this common area infinity pool with fountain feature and bar, they have private infinity pools set against a backdrop of lush tropical jungle.
6. Infinity Pool at Shangri la in Mactan, Cebu
As a Filipino myself, I know there are lots of breathtaking beaches in our country but, honestly, I didn’t know that there’s such a beautiful and luxurious infinity pool like Shangri La Hotel’s in Cebu. I was mesmerized and I felt excited. I’ll definitely go here myself and experience this beauty. This a perfect spot to relax and enjoy the tropical weather while lying on beach cabanas and sipping our famous cold and fresh buko (or coconut) juice.
7. Infinity Pool at Elounda Gulf Villas and Suites at Crete Island
Elounda Gulf Villas & Suites at Crete Island’s infinity pool is perched on the hills of the Elounda Bay which gives a beautiful view of the Mediterranean. One may never recover from the sheer beauty of this private and customized paradise, the traditional Greek hospitality and would just probably go back in a flash.
8. Infinity Pool at Sheraton Waikiki, Hawaii
Get impressed by the over-all experience Sheraton Waikiki has to offer. Their infinity pool, the Edge of Waikiki, seems to stretch endlessly to the horizon with magnificent views of Diamond Head and Waikiki Beach.
9. Infinity Pool at Silvadee Spa Resort, Thailand
If you want to escape the cares of the world, then Silvadee Spa Resort in Thailand is perfect for you. According to their website, you can enjoy all the privacy and pampering you deserve in this exclusive, luxurious resort in Koh Samui, Thailand. They have two infinity pools overseeing the world famous, extraordinary and beautiful private white sand beach.
10. Cliff-side Infinity Pool at Hotel Caesar Augustus, Italy
Dip into this two-level infinity pool in a luxury hotel that was a private home and a retreat for artists and intellectuals two centuries ago. Hotel Caesar Augustus is especially designed to maintain guests’ privacy in a secluded location, on a cliff 300 meters above the sea. Its beauty is suspended between the sea and sky surrounding Capri. Enjoy spectacular and breathtaking views of Naples Bay and the Amalfi Coast.
11. Infinity Pool at Four Seasons Safari Lodge Kempinski in Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park
Previously called Bilila Lodge, Four Seasons Safari Lodge is located in the heart of the Serengeti National Park. Based on reviews, it was definitely a bucket list visit. Dip into the lodge’s infinity pool while enjoying the view of the safari. The lodge is surrounded by game park and guests can drive out at any time to see lions, giraffes, zebras and other wild animals.
12. Infinity Pool at Anantara Dhigu Resort and Spa, Maldives
Maldives is the dream! Look how soothing this view is. From the endless deep blue Indian Ocean to the turquoise infinity pool directly from your over water villa. Maldives is absolutely a tropical paradise.
13. Infinity Pool at Anse Chastanet Resort at St. Lucia
Welcome to one of the Caribbean’s most mesmerizing experiences here at Anse Chastanet Resort on St Lucia! Take a dip into its exceptional private in-room infinity pools with dazzling kaleidoscope of colors whilst enjoying the breathtaking iconic views of the Piti and Gros Piton mountains floating upon the Caribbean Sea.
14. Infinity Pool at Kempinski Hotel Ishtar in Dead Sea, Jordan
Kempinski Hotel Ishtar is located on the shore of the Dead Sea at 400 meters below sea level and is close to many historical places such as Madaba Mujib, Mount Nibo and the Baptism Site. Find tranquility in the hotel’s infinity pool or plunge into the ever popular Lazy River Pool while taking in the beautiful view of the Dead Sea.
15. Infinity Pool at Conrad Rangali Island Resort, Maldives
Another tropical paradise in Maldives, the Conrad Rangali Island Resort. You can relax and swim on their infinity pool or you can enjoy the idyllic white sand beach. There are also lots of activities and restaurants to choose from in the hotel such as the underwater restaurant.