The world's best infinity pools
Like your pools without an edge? Here are some of the most picturesque examples from across the globe
There's something undeniably special about an infinity pool. The nexus of a luxurious place to swim and a fascinating, chic showcase of design, they are often a hotel's proudest feature, enticing guests to take a dip while also remaining visible from the outside to instill envy in those passing by.
Here, we take a look at some of the most spectacular and unique infinity pools from across the globe.
Lindos Grand Resort & Spa
Rhodes’ most stylish adults-only resort Lindos Grand Resort & Spa is located just moments from Lindos old town and home to one of the most beautiful infinity pools.
A haven of relaxation and indulgence, this hideaway hotel comprises 189 sleek, sophisticated and contemporary rooms with lavish amenities – many with panoramic sea views and swim-up private infinity pools – as well as an array of fine-dining options and the brand new tranquil Evridiki spa.
Lindos Grand Resort & Spa’s 1,045m2 infinity pool is the ultimate place for relaxation for guests to enjoy gorgeous views out across the Mediterranean.
Thanda Island, Tanzania
An ivory and emerald gem floating carelessly in the Indian ocean, Thanda Island is an exclusive-use retreat just a few miles off the verdant coast of Tanzania.
After a day of exploring the unspoiled Shungimbili Island Marine Reserve, guests are invited to unwind in the main villa, completed with five suites, a library, an extensive dining area, an outdoor patio, gym and what is the world’s most private infinity pool.
Wanakasa Residence at COMO Shambhala Estate, Bali
COMO Shambhala Estate is a wellness sanctuary situated in Bali, offering a wide range of massage therapies, Ayurvedic treatments, acupuncture, reflexology, bathing rituals, and yoga classes.
Deeply immersed in the Balinese forest, the Wanakasa Residence is home to a COMO Shambhala Suite, two Terrace Suites, two Garden Rooms, a private Jacuzzi, and semi-circular infinity pool that wraps around a shady pavilion and echoes the bend of the Ayung River 100 metres below.
Grand Heated Pool Villa at CAYO Exclusive Resort & Spa
One of the few resorts where all accommodations have their own pool and terrace, CAYO Exclusive Resort & Spa in Crete is the ultimate hideaway for discerning travellers.
Designed with families in mind, CAYO’s Grand Heated Pool Villa spreads on three level and boasts incredible views of the turquoise waters rimming the island’s shores from its 27-metre infinity pool.
After taking a bath, guests can reinvigorate in the outdoor shower before laying on the plush sunbeds and enjoy fresh drinks from the resort’s bars.
Villa White, a Sonhaus Home in Mykonos
A new real estate company, Sonhaus offers fractional ownership of second homes in Europe’s most coveted locations.
Thanks to Sonhaus, buyers can own properties like Villa White in Mykonos for as low as an eight of their market value (€389,906 instead of €3,191,248 in this case).
With eight bedrooms, eight bathrooms, Technogym gym, Jacuzzi, games room, home office, BBQ and zero edge infinity pooloverlooking the tranquil sea, Villa White invites residents to soak up views and enjoy the heavenly space with family and friends.
Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi Resort
Fairmont Maldives Sirru Fen Fushi Resort, a luxurious paradise of natural beauty and tranquility located on the northern Shaviyani Atoll, boasts the longest infinity pool and biggest jacuzzi in the Maldives. Sirru Fen Fushi, which means 'secret water island' in the local Dhivehi language, truly lives up to its name, home to one of the country’s largest resort lagoons and 112 luxury villas each with their own private pool.
Merging seamlessly with idyllic views of the Indian Ocean, the infinity pool’s glittering waters provide the perfect spot to cool down whilst basking in the Maldivian sunshine. Stretching from one side of the tropical island to other, the 200m pool is framed by swaying palms and leads guests to the Coralarium, the Maldives’ first and only coral regeneration project in the form of an underwater art gallery.
Lagoon Pool Villas at Regent Phu Quoc
Regent Phu Quoc is the new jewel in the crown of Regent Hotels (IHG) and has been conceived by BLINK Design Group to elevate the destination from ‘best-kept-secret’ to ‘place-to-be’.
With multiple nods to the arts, materials, textures and traditions of vernacular Vietnam, the Lagoon Pool Villas feature 55sqm infinity pools that seem to be merging into the lagoon around which the resort is built.