21 of the World’s Coolest Infinity Pools
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1. Marina Bay Sands Hotel and Casino – Singapore

worlds-coolest-infinity-pools-1 Stretching an impressive 150 meters across the Sands Skypark, this stunning outdoor Infinity Pool was designed by renowned architect Moshe Safdie. It is the world’s largest pool at this height.

2. Kempinski Hotel Ishtar – Dead Sea, Jordan

worlds-coolest-infinity-pools-2The hotel is located on the banks of the Dead Sea, famous for its ozone-rich air, mineral laden seawater and ultra-violet filtered sunshine.

3. The Cambrian Hotel, Switzerland

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This is the breathtaking view from the outdoor pool at the Cambrian Hotel, situated amid the pristine scenery of the Swiss Alps with mountain views in every direction.

4. Golden Triangle Resort – Chiang Rai, Thailand

worlds-coolest-infinity-pools-4Perched on a ridge overlooking the hills of Myanmar and Laos, Anantara Golden Triangle Resort and Spa in Thailand is as enchanting as the region in which it is located. The hilltop infinity pool overlooks the Mekong Valley.

5. Alila Ubud Hotel – Bali, Indonesia

worlds-coolest-infinity-pools-5This dramatic emerald-green swimming pool appears to float above the plunging Ayung River valley below. The pool is surrounded by stone-tiled sun decks that feature comfortable sun-beds with attractive Balinese umbrellas.

6. Matakauri Lodge, Queenstown, New Zealand

worlds-coolest-infinity-pools-6The luxurious outdoor infinity pool is situated in the Spa and Fitness Center complex. Relax by the pool with spectacular views of the lake and mountainside.

7. Hotel Villa Mahal – Turkey

worlds-coolest-infinity-pools-7The enchanting triangular infinity pool beckons with a tempting glint of sunlight falling on her cool waters, accompanied by plump cushions and grassy areas on which to relax and unwind.

8. Ubud Hanging Gardens – Bali, Indonesia

worlds-coolest-infinity-pools-8This stunning split-level infinity pool, lined with Batu Chandi stone and featuring a vast geometric wall of solidified volcanic ash, suspended high over the surrounding jungle, appears to float in its setting, giving swimmers the immersive feeling of swimming above the treetops and the valley.

9. Blue Palace Resort and Spa, Greece

worlds-coolest-infinity-pools-9Nestled on the famed coast of Elounda on the island of Crete, the luxury infinity pool offers emblematic views of Spinalonga Island.

10. Murni’s Villa – Ubud, Bali

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The tiled saltwater infinity pool is always inviting, looking out over the jungles of Bali, in the town of Ubud.

11. Sheraton Waikiki – Hawaii

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Let your cares slip away at this tropical oasis as you admire unparalleled views of Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head from mere feet above sea level.

12. Mes Amis Resort – St. Martin

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In St. Martin, “Mes Amis” sits high on the Falaise des Oiseaux: a cliff-side location with views of the ocean, the surrounding coastline, and the island of Anguilla.

13. Jade Mountain, St. Lucia

worlds-coolest-infinity-pools-13With every one of its vast suites having one wall completely open to a piton panorama and most boasting private infinity pools to admire it from, this hilltop hotel is the ultimate honeymooner’s hideaway.

14. Hotel Costa Dei Fiori – Sardinia

worlds-coolest-infinity-pools-14Paper yourself in the saltwater swimming pool where you can enjoy a drink in total relaxation, while viewing sunrise and sunset.

15. Therasia Resort – Italy

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The hotel’s stunning location on the Vulcano island boasts views over the entire Aeolian Islands, in warm Mediterranean waters.

16. Lake Manyara Serena Lodge – Tanzania, Africa

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Standing high on the edge of a towering terracotta escarpment, Lake Manyara’s infinity pool holds panoramic views over the glittering alkaline waters of Lake Manyara.

17. Huvafen Fushi – Maldives

worlds-coolest-infinity-pools-17Immersed in surreal beauty in a private courtyard onshore, this infinity pool has underwater led lighting to give the impression of underwater stars.

18. Hotel in Pattaya, Thailand

worlds-coolest-infinity-pools-19Set in a spacious landscaped garden furnished with sundecks with full seascapes of Pattaya Bay, the modern infinity pool blends perfectly with the horizon.

19. Boucan by Hotel Chocolat – St Lucia

worlds-coolest-infinity-pools-22A dessert island fantasy, Boucan by Hotel Chocolat holds views of the Caribbean Sea and Petit Piton peak.

20. Sanctuary Resort – Paradise Valley, Arizona

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Sanctuary Resort’s infinity edge pool, overlooking Camelback Mountain is exclusively adult-only. Sorry, kids.

21. Kandalama Hotel – Dambulla, Sri Lanka

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This infinity pool shows the ingenuity of the architect Geoffrey Bawa and the edge of the pool blends with the water of Kandalama lake, giving the impression that you are in the lake itself.

~ Infinity pools are great – but my favorite pool in the world is the one in my own backyard!

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Dana Katz
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