If this blistering hot summer is making you feel down and low, we know how to cheer you up. Let’s take a virtual tour out of the air conditioned confines of your home and office, and check out these cool infinity pools in Asia.
From the enchanting vistas in the jade green forests to tropical oceanside idylls to the dizzying panoramas of soaring skyscrapers, we’ve picked 15 stunning infinity (zero-edge, negative edge, vanishing edge) pools that will make you forget your summertime blues and make a rush for these places.
1. Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Arguably the best rooftop infinity pool in Asia, Marina Bay Sands that’ll beat all other roof top experiences that you can ever have. Come here for a truly heavenly experience!
2. Alia Ubud, Bali
Overlooking the rich green Ayung River valley in Bali’s foothills, the infinity pool of Alia, Ubud offers most majestic views of the Balinese hill village of Payangan. It is without a doubt the best feature of the resort.
3. Silavadee Resort, Koh Samui, Thailand
Silavadee Resort has in-pool loungers! So, now you can enjoy the view of the pool meeting the Gulf of Thailand for as long as you like while sitting on the loungers and sipping your favourite cocktail.
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4. Ubud Hanging Gardens, Bali, Indonesia
The zero edge pool in Ubud Hanging Gardens sits on two levels and is shaped into curved triangular profiles to replicate the nearby hills. It offers a view that the ancient fathers of Babylon would surely approve of!
5. The Fortress Resort and Spa, Sri Lanka
Behind magnificent wooden doors and fortified white walls of The Fortress, Sri Lanka lie a charming pasture with a striking infinity pool beyond which the ocean shimmers invitingly. You can’t resist splashing in once you laid eyes on its enchanting beauty!
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6. Shangri-la, Mactan Cebu, Philippines
Experience stunning of views of the sunrise while taking an early morning swim in the infinity pool at Shangri la resort in Philippines. Tip is to book a room only on the Ocean Wing fo you to have free access to the majestic pool.
7. Lily Beach Resort, Maldives
The pools of Lily Beach Resort overlooks the turquoise blue lagoon and the majestic Indian Ocean. And the best part is that you can choose to stay in the pool the whole day and your meals, and everything else you need will be served.
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8. Intercontinental Hong Kong, Hong Kong
The trendsetter of sticking pools atop buildings in Asia, Intercontinental Hong Kong appears to call out to Victoria Harbour in the most romantic way possible.
9. Sheraton Nha Trang, Vietnam
Perched on the sixth-floor roof deck alongside the Sheraton’s main tower, the 21 meter vanishing edge pool boasts of dramatic views of the bay and its disbursing islands. The sleek overwater loungers allows you read a book while dangling your toes in the cool water.
10. Wildflower Hall, Shimla
Enjoy the view of the towering verdant mountains and the snow-capped Himalayan ranges from the infinity pool of Wildflower Hall in Shimla. It is perched at a height of 8,250 feet above sea level and gives you an out worldly experience.
11. Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong
The jaw dropping views of the majestic Victoria Harbour and Hong Kong’s illustrious skyline are something you just can’t miss while swimming in the infinity pool of Ritz Carlton. It is flanked by floor-to-ceiling glass on one side and rose-engraved white sandstone on the other.
12. Kurumba Village Resort, Coonoor, Tamil Nadu
The Kurumba Village Resort is flanked by the alluring Nilgiri Mountains of Tamil Nadu. The infinity pool at the resort stretches out to the lush green valley, and is the perfect spot to get in touch with nature.
13. Banyan Tree, Seychelles
A chic infinity pool overlooking the Indian Ocean! Nestled in Intendence Bay on the gorgeous island of the Seychelles, Banyan Tree is just the place where you can get your cool on!
14. Orange County Resort, Kabini, India
At Orange County Resort in Kabini you’ll have to figure out which water feature you like more, Meenakshi (the resident elephant) splashing water on you with her trunk or the infinity pool stretching out to the placid Lake at Nagarhole. Because both are equally awesome and ensures instant refreshment.
15. Huvafen Fushi Maldives
The coolest feature of this infinity pool is that it has LED lights glowing underneath the water that makes you feel like swimming among the stars.
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