19 best Infinity Pools Your Bucket List is missing (Photo inside)

What is in your bucket list? Consider plunging in these infinity pools you still can visit before they are gone forever!

sandos cancun luxury hotel during twilight open infinity edge pool

One of the top post in my blog is these beautiful swimming pools at night photo taken around the world. While my interest is on home decor, I love swimming and I teach my kids to swim since the age of 3. With this love, I like to research for more beautiful swimming pool. This post is about infinity pools that are beautifully designed around the world that most likely your bucket list is missing big time!

But first, what is infinity pool. Well, infinity pool or endless pool is a swimming pool where water flows at one of the edge producing a visual effect of water with no boundary (see wikipedia for info). In order to create this type of effect, it is important the pool is created facing a large space such as open sea or the sky.

why is it called infinity pool? Well, that is because of appearance that it gives to the swimmer. The pool itself is usually located at an edge of the building or facing a large space with no obstructive view. Thus the name infinity pool.

1- Infinity Pool Miami

Miami is an international hub located at southeastern tip of America. It has beautiful beaches but nothing beats these endless pool in Miami. This infinity pool is located at the roof top of W Miami Hotel (previously known as Viceroy hotel). Ideally located with views of Biscayne Bay and the Miami River, this W Miami is perfect for business or leisure travelers.

roof top miami swimming pool during a night photo shoot
Unraveled view on the roof top W Miami hotel – a shot at night

Viceroy hotel rooftop no-end swimming pool

2- Zero Edge Pool Ubud, Bali

Next, let’s enjoy these beautiful photos of the Ubud hotel Infinity Pool. Located in Bali, this infinity pool allows you to swim right up the edge of the jungle. Would you dare to experience this pool?

ubud infinity pool
according to my indonesian friend, this pool is located in a deep jungle in Ubud area of Bali. A Must go !
ubud hotel infinity pool
serenity in the ubud hotel infinity pool

Ubud top of the world pool

infinity pool ubud bali
Tranquility at its best in this infinity pool ubud bali.

3- Infinity Edge Pool Marina Bay Sands Resort

I am amazed with the endless swimming pool located on top of the “Ship” in Singapore. The Marina bay sands infinity pool entrance (or the “ship”) roof top is 20 Singapore dollar for an adult. However, this entrance fee allows you to access the roof top’s bar and not the access to the pool itself. There is no way to swim in one of the best infinity pool in Asia without having to pay hefty price for a night stay. However, its view, especially during the night is just as awesome.

Located 57 flights up and overlooking Singapore’s bustling financial district, the endless pool at the Sands is nothing short of astounding.Of course, as a matter of fact, there is no death being recorded in infinity pool in the “ship” roof top pool.

Take a look at these photos of the Marina bay sands resort’s infinity pool:

marina sand edgeless pool at night
A view on the top of Marina Bay sands resort as illustrated by kirkhille photo.

the best infinity pool in Asia

4- Vanishing Edge Pool Dubai

Dubai has become a must-go-to tourist place for Asian tourists. Thanks to its policy, Dubai, a city of UAE attracts many rich Chinese tourists. Well, in a city state with little rain each year, it is amazing to see they do have endless pool too. Well, enjoy:

Burj Al Arab Terrace resort pool from a drone
Amazing infinity pool view from a drone of the expensive Burj Al Arab Terrace Resort.
Burj Al Arab Terrace endless Pool at Dubai
Infinity pool Dubai as seen on visitdubai

Burj Al Arab Terrace Pool view from a drone

5- Best Swimming Pool Kuala Lumpur

Like back to Singapore, Malaysia has its own infinity pool to be proud of. For example, one of such pool can be found in the SwissGarden roof top swimming pool.

swissgarden infinity pool Kuala lumpur swissgarden KL infinity pool

The other endless swimming pool in KL that I would recommend is from Regalia Residence, a luxury residence. The pool is in fact meant for the guest only. However as this Boston born traveler had tried, she managed to sneak in without any cost involve.

Regalia Residence roof top infinity pool with hot lady

day time at Regalia Residence infinity pool
infinity pool pinterest

6- Best of Bahia Azul Zero Edge Pool

Only through this blog post, I start to learn more about geography. Today I learn that Bahia Azul literally means Blue Bay,is a beach on the Caribbean island of Curacao. It is near a fishing village of Sint-Michiel northwest of the capital Willemstad. The “Blaauw” plantation nearby gives rise to this name. There is a golf course, a hockey field and snorkeling facility. Now, let’s check how beautiful its endless swimming pool look like.

endlesspool in bahia azul


7- The best Safari Vanishing Pool

swimming pool at four season hotel in safari
Need a safari outing in this awesome luxury hotel (four season hotel Safari)
four seasons safari lodge serengeti endless pool
The middle of Safari – billion dollar view when enjoying the swim.

As the name suggested, this endless pool is located in the heart of Safari in Tanzania. Here I refer to the four seasons safari lodge serengeti. Just one night stay at this ultra luxurious hotel would cost 1,595 USD as per my checking on The four seasons safari lodge serengeti rates, while expensive, give you a feeling of being a queen or king for the day. And of course, it has one of the best infinity pool in Safari. That is why I am sharing this post when I am reviewing the safari infinity pool. Check these exclusive photos from the four seasons safari lodge serengeti in Tanzania now.

kempinski serengeti endless pool in Africa

8- Santorini Infinity Pool

Santorini was my honeymoon place. I remember when we visited it was not a peak season was it was end of February. The windy wind blow my eyebrows and lips and it was very fresh. After an enjoyable day touring around Oia, I turned back to my hotel with a swimming pool that goes on and on right next to the ocean. It was just amazing feeling, especially during the honeymoon period.

santorini infiniti pool
Pretty woman in Bikini at an edge of an infinity pool in Santorini, Greece island.
infinity pools santorini
Sunset at one of the infinity pools in Santorini

canaves hotel endless swimming pool oia hotel santorini with endless pool

9- Infinity Pool Motueka

Motueka is a small town located at the tip of the southern island of New Zealand. It is around around 810 KM away from Queenstown. Like anywhere in New Zealand, we always find peaceful scenery and the sensation of solitude. Well, to complement the peacefulness, we can enjoy and relax at this zero edge pool at the Split Apple Retreat, Motueka.

Luxury resort in Motueka New Zealand with no edge pool drone view from the top
A bird eye view of Motueka New Zealand resort with infinity pool on its roof top.

day time edge-less pool of new zealand finest resort - Split Apple Retreat at Motueka infinity pool at Motueka new zealand split apple new zealand no edge pool at night

10- Infinity Pool koh samui

Koh Samui is an island located at the east cost of Thailand. It is very famous among European and American tourists. The influx of mass tourists lead to the fast growth of luxurious buildings, villa and resorts around the island. In 2013 alone, it was recorded that 17,479 hotel rooms are available to serve visitors. Like any other touristic places, you will find luxury hotel with infinity edge pool to enjoy. From my research, here are the results of beautiful no edges pool in Koh Samui, Thailand:

great patio within an infinity edge pool in Koh Samui
a million dollar view at this patio leading to the sea in Koh Samui

cloudy day casting over koh samui infinity edge pool intercontinental infinity pool view from a drone Samui Baan Taling Ngam Hotel infinity edge pool super blue swimming pool thailand ko samui

11- Resort at pedregal mexico showing off vanishing edge pool

This luxury resort is a five star residence located at the edge of Baja California Sur, Mexico. Of course, like any comfortable and expensive hotel, it also has a vanishing edge pool – see photos below.

resort at mexico vanishing edge pool
An interesting resort at Mexico beach resort.

night view of Resort at pedregal mexico zero edge pool Resort at pedregal infinity pool view at night

12- Best infinity pool switzerland

Switzerland is a small landlocked country in western Europe. Although, the country is not part of the European Union, it is part of Schengen region. According to my research for a infinity pool switzerland hotel, I found villa honegg switzerland. This 5 stars resort hotel is perched high above Lake Lucerne and it offers exclusive amenities such as 34 degree spa all year round. It has the best infinity pool in switzerland, in my view.

Villa Honegg no edge pool
While drafting this blog post, my son asked: Will he fall off from this infinity pool, after seeing the photo of this hotel honegg on top of lucern switzerland hotel. It is amazing how the children also wonder how do infinity pools work.
lucern hotel honegg best endless pool switzerland
Can you fall off infinity pool? that is the question my boy asked me when viewing this no edge swimming pool overlooking lucern lake in Switzerland. Well, it is quite hilarious to be asked this question, really. Well the answer is: Yes, you can fall off but there is always a catch all system next to the pool, so you wont be falling down all the way. It is what I understand from the infinity pool design anyway.
hotel villa honegg top of the world pool during winter
infinity pool during winter at Hotel Villa Honegg, Switzerland

hotel villa honegg infinity pool overlooking lucern lake

13- Infinity Pool overlooking mountain

round jacuzzi pool at Matakuri lodge overlooking mountain
A perfect round jacuzzi pool at Matakuri Lodge with mountain and ocean view
Matakauri Lodge tiny pool overlooking mountain
Looking for a no-edge pool overlooking mountain? Go to New Zealand’s Matakauri lodge for once in a life time experience.

This type of zero edge pool goes to the swimming pool at Matakauri Lodge in Queenstown, New Zealand. The luxurious vanishing edge pool is situated witihin the Spa and Fitness Center complex of Matakuari Lodge. Plunging into this pool will make you relax with spectacular views of the lake and mountain.

tiny queenstown pool over looking mountaint

14- Infinity pool hawaii

I cannot stop myself from reviewing the Sheraton waikiki infinity pool when searching for Hawaii’s best zero edge pool. At least 40 people have searched for the sheraton waikiki pool hoursin the last month alone. This tells me that the Sheraton hotel in honolulu with infinity edge pool is well in demand. It is worth to showcase their pool with ocean view here, of course:

sheraton waikiki pool hours is from 8 am to 8 pm daily, 7 days a week.

sheraton waikiki infinity edge pool

15- no edge swimming pool cancun

Cancun is a very beautiful region near to Cuba but within Mexico. To make this list of best infinity edge pool around the world complete, we need to include the pools in Cancun, for sure. Enjoy these awesome pools view.

Krystal cancun 3 star hotel with endless pool looking over sea
deep blue ocean at the horizon in front of a no edge pool for Krystal cancun 3 star hotel.
sandos cancun luxury hotel during twilight open infinity edge pool
Twilight photo shoot at Sandos Cancun luxury hotel.

Hotel Riu Cancun endless pool overlooking the open sea of cancun

16- Infinity pool Maldives

Maldives consist of many islands, located south of Indian peninsula. Even without infinity pool, Maldives resort shall be able to attract the tourists from all the around the world. Having said that, due to the high number of resorts, each hotel try to be different from the other through the amenities available for the visitors. Likewise, some resorts in this small island state do have great endless pool for visitors to enjoy.

sunset in conrad maldives resort infinity pool
sunset in conrad Maldives resort infinity pool
hotels in maldives with tree in the middle of their swimming pool
A tree planted in the middle of infinity pool with the ocean view
Dusit Thani Maldives swimming pool during evening time
An evening photo shoot in Dusit Thani in Maldives. I do want to spend my valentine 2018 in this sweet pool.
conrad maldives hotel swimming pool right at the beach side
A drone view of a T shape swimming pool at Conrad Maldives. You have never seen such a luxury hotel before at an affordable rate.

conrad hotel in maldives island with yoga instructor

rangali island maldives pool right in the sea

17- Infinity pool rooftop

In no particular order, the following pictures showcase the infinity pool on the rooftop you need to swim as part of your bucket list.

bloody rooftop endless pool in Sao Paolo Brazil Hotel unique
Bloody rooftop endless pool in Brazil Hotel Unique- the first time I see red color swimming pool.
Greece Santorini rooftop pool overlooking the open sea and deep blue sky
Santorini’s rooftop pool with ocean view and deep blue sky
Joule-Dallas rooftop pool with glass
Awesome glass rooftop pool at Joule Dallas hotel. This swimming pool on top of house reminds me of a above ground glass swimming pool .
SHA Wellness Clinic roof top pool
SHA Wellness clinic roof top pool with continuous flow of heated water all year round.
Mandarin Oriental bacelona rooftop pool
Peaceful Mandarin Oriental Bacelona rooftop pool
SHA wellness spa pool in the roof top
Brazil’ SHA Wellness spa pool on top of the roof.
hotel fasano rio de janero roof top pool
Rio De Janero Hotel Fasano rooftop pool with no people.

SHA Wellness Clinic spain rooftop endless pool sofitel so bangkok rooftop infinity pool during fullmoon

18- Infinity Pool for Wedding Venue

Many men and women love the exotic locations for their wedding. Months in advance if not a year, the couple planned their perfect wedding day and of course a location for their special day counts a lot. That is why, many beach resorts are coming up with a creative way to include different types of wedding package ranging from one night free stay to a wedding by the infinity pool style. See example of wedding venue by the endless pool that you should not miss.

italy rooftop infinity pool venue for wedding
Wedding venue at Italy’s rooftop infinity tool with a free red vespa 🙂
infinity pool wedding photo by Oyster box
This is an awesome wedding photo by Oyster Box. It is important to hire a perfect wedding photographer for your wedding day by the infinity pool as well.
Bali vanishing pool venue for memorable wedding
Anyone want to get married in style? How about in Bali’s vanishing swimming pool?
hotel intercon ko samu wedding venu at the roof top pool with ocean view
Couple got married on the ocean view rooftop swimming pool of the InterCon in Ko Samu.
wedding venue by the endless pool by the seaside
Fancy for a pool’s bar for the wedding venue ?

19- Natural Infinity Pool

One of the most famous natural vanishing edge pool is the “devil’s pool Victoria falls”.  The Devil’s pool is located on the Zambian side of Victoria Falls. In this natural pool, you can plunge into the fresh water and swim toward the edge where you could enjoy the view of the Victoria’s fall itself. For safety reason, the devil’s pool is open only when the water level is low to allow safe swimming. Please do not take safety lightly during the devil’s pool tour as there was several reported death already at this natural swimming pool in Africa.

victoria fall devils pool - natural infinity edge pool
woman in bikini jump into the Devil’s pool while three men sitting on the edge of the Devil’s pool victoria fall.

natural infinity pool at victoria fall with tourist swimming to the edge

The other almost-natural infinity edge pool to add to your list of things to do before death is located at Tolantongo caves Mexico. The pool is filled with hot springs mineral water from the surrounding volcanic mountains. For the kids, they can enjoy the water slide and the nearby caves’ adventure. And I do understand if you are fancy with the following photos which enticing you to visit this cliffside pools in Tolantongo Mexico. So why not go on and book the vacation package at your local tour agent near you.

Tolantongo mexico hot spring
This is the calm and relaxing tolantongo mexico hot springs as seen on OverLandWay
Grutas Tolantongo Mexico natural cliffside pool
beautiful Grutas Tolantongo in Mexico. Pathway leading to the man made cliff side pool in mexico

Conclusion Remark

Are infinity pools safe? The short answer is Yes because its design is very similar to the normal pool. The difference is in its appearance. The fact that it allows water to flow over its edge shall not be a big concern. Therefore, do not worry too much when you visit any of this zero edge pool around the world.

Finally, I do wish you will find time to visit at least one of the 19 ideas shared above. Do leave your comments below if you had other swimming pools I should feature in this bucket list’s series.

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