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.
16. Infinity Pool at Four Seasons, Maui
Take a swim in this adults only infinity pool at Four Seasons Hotel in Maui while taking a sip of free pineapple drinks Aloha style and enjoying panoramic views with your partner. Witness the perfect sunset, great food and great place.
17. Infinity Pool at Saint John Mykonos, Greece
How about a saltwater infinity pool? Try Saint John Mykonos‘ majestic infinity pool in Greece. The pool is big and so clean. Set against the clear blue skyline of Mykonos Island and located on a 20,000 square meter stretch of pristine coastline in Agions Ioannis, this hotel should be included in your bucket list!
18. Infinity Pool at Murni’s Villa in Ubud, Bali
If you’re looking for a genuine and true homely experience, then Murni’s Villa is perfect for you. While being immersed at the infinity pool overlooking the Balinese valley and rice fields beyond, Murni (the owner of the Murni’s Marung) and the staffs of the villa are going to pamper you with homemade and delicious meals.
19. Infinity Pool at Four Seasons Hotel in Bora-Bora Island
Relaxing is made easy and comfortable at the dazzling wave-shaped infinity pool with lounges, umbrellas and changing facilities just on the pool deck. Plus, hotel attendants are on hand to provide ice water and chilled towels to guests.
20. Infinity Pool at Chedi Muscat Hotel
Located by Oman’s Al Hajar Mountains, The Chedi Muscat features a private beach, 21-acre garden, six restaurants and three swimming pools – including this infinity pool. Dine casually and barefooted on the sand in the hotel’s restaurant under starry Arabian Nights.
21. Infinity Pool at Ubud Hanging Gardens in Bali, Indonesia
Located on cliffs overlooking the Ayung River Gorge and an ancient temple, Ubud Hanging Gardens Hotel features a two-level, infinity-edge pool perched over rain forest. Each of the property’s 38 thatched-roof suites also has its own infinity pool
22. Infinity Pool at The Cambrian Hotel, Switzerland
Dramatically placed within the Swiss Alps, The Cambrian’s heated infinity pool is surrounded by lush scenery in summer and snow-capped mountains in winter.
23. Infinity Pool at Guana Island Harbour House Villa
It’s the spectacular view that makes the infinity pool at two-bedroom Harbour House Villa stand out. From here, swimmers can overlook both the Atlantic and the Caribbean.
24. Infinity Pool at Lefay Resorts Lake Garda
This infinity pool may lack the luxury of some others, but it’s an impressive inclusion to the list when you consider it’s reserved for residents in the adjacent three-bedroom suite. Also featuring its own private, 55sq-metre spa, the Royal Pool and Spa Suite is in Lefay Resort & Spa in the Alto Granda National Park and features a host of other luxurious extras. It costs from €2,000 per night
25. Infinity Pool at Velassaru, Maldives
On a 21-acre coral island, Velassaru resort is home to 52 deluxe bungalows and 30 beach villas
26. Infinity Pool at Tortuga in Mustique
Tortuga in Mustique is a popular destination for sophisticated, and private, parties. Why not? Look how sophisticated this infinity pool is.
27. Infinity Pool at Hotel Caruso, Italy
From the infinity pool, Hotel Caruso’s guests can take in exceptional views of the volcanic caldera, with further relaxing facilities including an indoor jacuzzi and sunbathing deck with open-air jacuzzi also available.
28. Infinity Pool at Six Senses Yao Noi, Thailand
Six Senses Yao Noi in Thailand offers various villas with wonderful accommodations and some has private in-room infinity pools. But in their hideaway pool villa, guests are provided with very generous personal space plus a private infinity pool with a double spa sala on the pool deck for private spa treatments.
29. Infinity Pool at Katikies Hotel in Santorini, Greece
“Simply Paradise”, two words to describe Katikies Hotel, maybe Santorini’s best hotel in Greece. Perfect for newlyweds’ honeymoons, the place is so romantic and relaxing. Take a dip at the infinity pool whilst enjoying the breathtaking views.
30. Infinity Pool at Grace Hotel in Santorini, Greece
If Katikies in the best hotel in Santorini, then Grace Hotel is one of the most talked about hotels. From its turquoise infinity pool, Grace hotel guests’ can take in exceptional views of the caldera and sunset and looks out on the iconic Skaros Rock. All rooms are unique and enchanting as well as the restaurant. However, you need to book here months (sometimes years) in advance.
31. Infinity Pool at Sha Wellness Clinic, Alicante
Sha Wellness Clinic in Alicante’s inviting infinity pool is full of cabanas and has views of the surrounding picturesque landscape. The Wellness clinic sits on a mountainside that is part of the Sierra Helada National Park and which overlooks the Mediterranean.
32. Infinity Pool at Reethi Ra, Maldives
The pool here extends out nearly 100 feet into a lagoon and features a ‘bubble bed’ where guests can relax and take in their tranquil surroundings.
33. Infinity Pool at Liku Liku Lagoon Resort, Fiji
Likuliku Lagoon Resort is the home to Fiji’s only Over Water Bures. Who will not be relaxed in this turquoise infinity pool? Set against a white sand beach in Malolo Island, guests will truly enjoy the majestic views whilst lying on lounge chairs with a cold drink on hand. Aside from their pools, the resort is known for their great food.
34. Infinity Pool at Hotel Villa Mahal
Hotel Villa Mahal lies atop a cliff on the eastern side of Kalkan Bay is one of Turkey’s most stylish hotels. The hotel’s infinity pool is spectacularly suspended on the edge of the void, while a mere 180 steps takes you to the seafront bathing platform.
35. Infinity Pool at Hilton Los Cabos Resort, Mexico
Relax under the sun beside their signature infinity pool, where pool concierges attend to guests every need from fresh towel to tasty fruit pop to help you cool down.
36. Infinity Pool at The Westin Resort and Spa in Los Cabos, Mexico
The Westin Resort and Spa in Los Cabos, Mexico features seven beautiful pools including this stunning infinity pool with ocean views.
37. Devil’s Pool at Victoria Falls
For those thrill-seekers who are looking for a real infinity pool then this just has to be the place for you. This pool, called the Devil’s pool, was form after thousands of years erosion as many rock pools have formed right on the very edge of the sheer drop. During the drier months of the year, May to October, it is possible to walk along the lip of Victoria Falls due to lower water levels. The natural rock walls come close enough to the surface to form a barrier and stop swimmers being carried away. This is indeed the ultimate infinity pool. For the rest of the year, anyone foolish enough to swim would be instantly swept to their deaths.
The infinity pool concept is one of the most popular concepts nowadays. It is the new trend getting into the action with a great pace.
Swimming pool itself is a great way to have fun and to relax. But infinity pools provide a swimming experience that is not only fun and relaxing but also thrilling. The beautiful appearance and the stunning visualizations an infinity pool provides is probably one of the most beautiful and amazing creation of men. It is always a beauty to see the pool with your own eyes.
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