Some of the most extraordinary places in earth are blessed with grazing wildlife, expansive infinity edges and skyhigh views. Right in the middle of these extraordinary places, luxury hotels and resorts are almost a required fixture. See some exclusive hotel swimming pools, which delight those who are looking for a luxurious and relaxing way to enjoy the best of life.
Alila Villas Uluwatu, Bali, Indonesia
Alila Villas, in Bali, has its own private pool, and the ‘bird-cage’ cabanas offer shady places to lounge with spectacular views of the ocean. The resort’s use of sustainable and local materials, water conservation systems and efforts to protect the surrounding environnment only add to its considerable appeal.
Amangiri, Utah, United States
This resort, famed for its remarkable locations, in conceptually and geologically extraordinary. Situated among the highest concentration of national parks in the US, an ancient landscape of eroded rock formations dates back hundreds of millions of years. The facilities offer stunning views and a 14 metre-long pool that wraps around a huge rock outcrop.
Hotel Therme Vals, Chur, Switzerland
Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti, Arusha, Tanzania
The Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti might be the safest and most luxurious safari experience possible. Located within Serengeti National Park, the resort’s pool was cleverly built overlooking a watering hole frequented by elephants, so guests can leisurely nature-gaze between safaris.
Boucan by Hotel Chocolat, Saint Lucia
Club Boucan offers a 15-metre black quartz infinity pool and views towards the cone-shaped volcano Petit Piton.
Hotel El Ganzo, Los Cabos, Mexico
The Hotel El Ganzo in Los Cabos is the epitome of cool, laid-back luxury, and has a 187-square-metre rooftop infinity pool, boats oversized day-beds, a swim-up bar and flawlessly serene vistas of the marina.
Hanging Gardens Ubud, Bali
Surrounded by forest, the split-level infinity pools at Hanging Gardens Ubud resort have been designed over split levels with curves that reference the rice paddies common to the island’s landscape.
Belmond Hotel Caruso, Amalfi Coast, Italy
Located on the highest point above the medieval village of Ravello is Hotel Caruso, this resort built in an 11th-century palace, has a huge infinity pool which claims some of the most beautiful views of the Amalfi Coast.
Jumeirah Dhevanafushi, Maldives
Jumeirah Dhevanafushi comprises 38 large villas, each with their own butlers and private infinity pools overlooking the Indian Ocean.
Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
The Marina Bay Sands SkyPark, which resides atop the 57-floor three-towered Marina Bay Sands hotel in Singapore, has one of the world’s largest infinity pools. At over 150 metres in length, the pool’s edge overlooks the cityscape and bay area.