There seems to be no respite from the scorching heat, blazing sun and hot winds. With lockdown measures being eased after more than two months of restrictions, maybe now’s the perfect time to pencil that getaway into your calendars and book that poolside retreat. Chic, modern and a visual mystery, infinity pools have redefined luxury like never before. Disappearing right into the horizon, these zero edge pools have left us quite puzzled. How does one pull off a disappearing act like this? Where does the pool end and the ocean begins? Set amidst lush landscapes, these infinity pools have all the answers and are all the rage on Instagram.
Marina Bay Sand Hotel, Singapore
The world’s largest infinity pool, perched at the top of the 55th storey of Singapore’s iconic Marina Bay Sand offers the perfect view of the city skyline. Taking a dip in this 150 metres long infinity pool is an appealing thought, for sure. However, this once in a lifetime dream is reserved only for the guests .
Ubud Hanging Gardens, Indonesia
Known for its multi-level infinity pool, the Hanging Gardens of Bali in the middle of the mystical Ubud jungle is the luxury getaway we’d kill for. The hotel runs inside a forested canyon and stands on the edge of a stunning valley. The infinity pool is suspended over a dense rainforest, making you feel as if you’re floating over treetops.
Waldorf Astoria, Los Cabos Pedregal
As the glistening infinity pool flows into the horizon of the Pacific Ocean, the terms ‘luxury’ and ‘opulence’ gain real meaning. One of the most sought after resorts in Mexico, the property is a fusion of modern and traditional styles of architecture.
Grace Hotel, Santorini
There’s a reason why Grace hotel Santorini has consistently topped the charts of the ‘best hotels around the world’. Set on the rim of the caldera, overlooking Greece’s sunset paradise, the property blends contemporary design with a rustic feel. It’s infinity pool, the biggest on the caldera, offers unobstructed panoramic views of the surrounding and runs along the front of the hotel.
Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur
Set in the city of palaces and majestic lakes, Oberoi Udaivilas is a haven of serenity and tranquility. Reflecting pools, serene cream facades and domed pavilions, the property is modelled after the architectural heritage of mahals and palaces. The luxury suites have infinity pools, each offering a breathtaking view of Lake Pichola.