By Abdul Rawuf
Dramatic views and picturesque scenery accompany a refreshing dip into these stunning infinity pools
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
The infinity pool at this iconic hotel boasts spectacular views over the magnificent skyline of Singapore from over 600 feet above the city. Overhanging the actual hotel facade with a supported platform, you will feel like you are about to swim off the edge, an exhilarating feeling only topped by the sight of the cities millions of glittering lights that illuminate after sundown.
One&Only Reethi Rah, Maldives
As if the crystal clear blue waters around the Maldives were not beautiful enough, luxury hotels add infinity pools to offer guests prime views from a cool and comfortable spot. One&Only Reethi Rah’s pool is definitely one of the most extravagant ones, extending into a lagoon with a bubble bed for ultimate relaxation.
The Joule Hotel, Dallas
Not every infinity pool offers views over the ocean or lush greenery, some of them present swimmers with glorious city views. The Joule Hotel’s cantilevered pool invites guests to explore the city from beyond the property’s edge, as they overlook the downtown hustle and bustle from their heated hangout.
Set amidst the tropical landscape of Chiang Rai in Thailand, the Anantara Golden Triangle Resort welcomes guests with a truly exceptional pool experience. The exotic man-made pool not only offers marvellous views over the jungle below from its location on a hilltop, it actually gives swimmers the opportunity to look out into three different countries at once, including Thailand of course, in addition to Myanmar and Laos.
The Grace hotel in Santorini has the largest infinity pool on the Greek island, offering bathers unobstructed views over the sparkling blue Aegean sea that surrounds the volcanic isle. A hotspot in the early evening, this infinity pool offers a great location to watch the colourful sky as the sun goes down.
Alila Villas Uluwatu, Bali
Enjoy Bali’s jaw-dropping sunsets from Alila Villas’ plateau pool that features panoramic views over the ocean. Take a dip during the day and watch the waves go by or indulge in the views of a beautiful sky filled with stars at night, the choice is yours.
W Retreat Koh Samui – Thailand
With embedded sofa arrangements for all those who don’t feel like taking a swim, but still like to take in the picture-perfect sea views, the infinity pool at the W Retreat Koh Samui is indeed a unique design that comes equipped with a pool bar and the obligatory setting that visually stretches out into the horizon with an edge that vanishes against the Gulf.
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