Love illusions? Swimming? Relaxation? Infinity pools are the answers to your dreams! Nestled in cabanas, lush forests and overlooking the ocean, infinity pools are the latest trend over the world. From Bali to the Hawaii, it’s the ultimate vacation you’ve been waiting for. These pools don’t seem to end. Wish our holidays felt the same eh? Disappearing over the edge into nothing-ness, these pools produce a visual effect of water extending over the horizon. Extending into never-ending-ness! Here is a list of some beautiful, famous and infinitely beautiful pools from the world over.
1. PERIVOLAS LUXURY HOTEL, SANTORINI, GREECE
So very romantic and remote, this hotel has a magnificent infinity pool. So very luxurious and relaxing, it overlooks the Aegean islands, being the best feature of this hotel. The pool meets the ocean in a serene sight of pure blue, the vision so deceptive, you feel it’s one. Experience Greece, infinity and sheer luxury at the Perivolas Hotel, Greece.
2. HOTEL CARUSO, RAVELLO, ITALY -
If you wish to experience the ultimate luxury of swimming, head to this infinity pool. It’s located on the highest point of Ravello, overlooking the ocean blending with the sea, sky and mountains perfectly. Gently heated waters are perfect for a day spent sipping exotic cocktails, eating delicious Italian food and falling in love. Feel on top of the world while you almost tip over the edge.
3. GOLDEN TRIANGLE RESORT, CHIANG RAI, THAILAND-
All the exotic beauty and natural surroundings come together in experiencing the infinity pool at this resort. Overlooking the Mekong Valley and the hills of Myanmar, it’s perfect to kick back and live the luxurious life. These tropical jungles make for the ideal sight for this hilltop pool with Jacuzzi, making it the best natural getaway everyone dreams of.
4. KANDALAMA HOTEL, DAMBULLA, SRI LANKA-
The pool seems to disappear and merge into a lake, creating an illusion so beautiful, you never want to snap out of it. Surrounded by a lovely terrace with trees and rocks for company, this pool is named Kachchan Pool. A wonderful example of the architect, Geoffrey Bawa’s vision, the experience in the pool is unforgettable! The aesthetic beauty attracts many from world over.
5. SHERATON HOTEL, HAWAII-
Now everyone has more reasons to travel to Hawaii! Amidst the trees, beaches, music and hoola-hooping, experience the beauty of infinity. Situated just a few feet above ocean level, the pool offers supreme views of Waikiki Beach. The pool and ocean are perceived as one as they unite in vision, an illusion so great and unworldly.
6. HOTEL VILLA MAHAL, TURKEY-
Tucked away just on the edge of paradise is the infinity pool waiting to mesmerize you. This sophisticated boutique hotel gives you a chance to experience an illusion of infinity. A magnificent pallete of blues and beauty, this picture of sea, forest and mountains visible from the pool is spell-binding. The magic continues 24/7 here! One of the best infinity-edged pools, Turkey is calling to all who love to live on the edge. Literally!
7. CONRAD RANGALI ISLANDS HOTEL, MALDIVES-
Maldives is a paradise awaiting to be explored! The gorgeous infinity pool here will be the closest one can get to heaven. This award winning hotel has it all and invites you to live the illusion you all dream of. Luxurious, relaxing and perfect, the experience here is undescribable! Stretch out and take in the ocean, breathe in the fresh air and swim. There’s no other place to be.
8. KEMPINSKI HOTEL, ISHTAR, DEAD SEA, JORDAN-
Everyone is curious about the Dead Sea- the lowest point on earth, 1300 feet below sea level! One of the most beautiful places on earth, it’s a popular tourist destination. Experience it the perfect way at this hotel where is situated the Akkad Infinity Pool. This serene pool overlooks the ocean, a sight too beautiful to put in words. After spending a few hours floating in the Dead Sea, live the illusion of infinite beauty and feel blessed.
9. UBUD HANGING GARDENS, BALI, INDONESIA-
The concept of the infinity pool is said to originate in Bali. It would have the best pools without doubt then. The most famous in Bali and one of the best in the world is the Ubud Hanging Gardens Pool! This multi-leveled large infinity pool is curvy, peaceful and sheer beauty. Shaped to copy the contours of the hills, it’s the ideal relaxation point. Overlooking the scenic forests it’s considered the ultimate tropical paradise for honeymooners.
10. MARINA BAY SANDS HOTEL AND CASINO, SINGAPORE-
The largest outdoor swimming pool at a staggering height of Ma metres, the infinity pool is spectacular. The silvery blue pool overlooks the beautiful skyscrapers, creating an illusion of water flowing right off the edge. Ever travel to Singapore, don’t even consider leaving this experience out!