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The most incredible infinity pools in the world

It's not an optical illusion; these are the best infinity pools in the world.

It's not an optical illusion; these are the best infinity pools in the world.  (iStock)

Infinity pools are fun, soothing and-- let's face it-- pretty awesome looking. 

These luxurious hotel hotspots feature some of the world's coolest places to splash around. 

  • 1. Hanging Gardens, Bali, Indonesia

    Hanging Gardens, Bali, Indonesia

    Hanging Gardens of Bali

    This luxury resort is located in the heart of the Balinese jungle. Surrounded by lush rainforests and gorgeous scenery, Hanging Gardens is home to one of the world’s most spectacular infinity pools. Swimmers feel like they are literally floating above the treetops.

  • 2. St. Regis Princeville Resort, Kauai, Hawaii

    St. Regis Princeville Resort, Kauai, Hawaii

    St. Regis Princeville

    This is one of Hawaii’s most luxurious properties. The infinity pool here is approximately 5,000 square feet, and it overlooks the gorgeous Hanalei Bay. The pool features bright blue glass tile and stunning views. Guests are also provided with snorkeling opportunities on the resort property.

  • 3. Sha Wellness Clinic, Alicante, Spain

    Sha Wellness Clinic, Alicante, Spain

    SHA

    This award-winning spa features therapeutic pools, saunas, sensation showers, and relaxation areas, but its most popular amenity is the infinity pool. Relax, sip a cocktail and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

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  • 4. Jade Mountain, St Lucia

    Jade Mountain, St Lucia

    Jade Mountain

    Jade Mountain Resort offers some of the most incredible views in the world and it’s also a great honeymoon destination. The resort features 24 infinity pool sanctuaries, each unique in its own way. There are four categories of infinity pool sanctuaries, created to reflect the stars, moon, sun and galaxy.

  • 5. Marina Bay Sands Hotel, Singapore

    Marina Bay Sands Hotel, Singapore

    Marina Bay Sands

    The Marina Bay Sands Hotel is home to the famous SkyPark infinity pool. It is the largest rooftop infinity pool in the world, and is only available for guests staying at the hotel. Look out onto Singapore’s gorgeous city skyline, sip some Champagne and watch the sunset from 57 stories above it all.

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