Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Sitting pretty at 57 levels above the ground is the crème de la crème of Asia’s infinity pools. This well-known, oft-photographed swimming spot at integrated resort Marina Bay Sands offers killer views of the Singapore skyline, and is also one of the largest infinity pools in the world. Access to the pool is for hotel guests only.
57/F Sands SkyPark, Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Ave; +65 6688 8888; marinabaysands.com
The Hanging Gardens of Bali, Indonesia
Located near Payangan (a village north of Bali’s cultural centre, Ubud), the Hanging Gardens of Bali is a luxurious resort overlooking the Ayung River and the ancient Dalem Segara temple. It’s home to an award-winning, two-tiered infinity pool (the “World’s Best Swimming Pool”, according to TripAdvisor), which offers breathtaking views of the surrounding tropical forests.
Desa Buahan, Payangan; +62 361 98 2700; hanginggardensofbali.com
Pullman Phuket Arcadia Naithon Beach, Thailand
How about not one, but two infinity pools in a single property? The stylish Pullman Phuket Arcadia Naithon Beach is as fancy as it gets — there’s a beautifully designed main infinity pool that looks out to the Andaman Sea, and another one at the resort’s C Bar offering sunken seats.
22/2 Moo 4 Naithon Beach, Amphur Talang; +66 76 30 3299; pullmanphuketarcadia.com
The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong
If you hate getting roasted under the hot sun, check out the indoor infinity pool at the glitzy Ritz-Carlton in Hong Kong, where it’s part of the hotel’s fitness centre. At a whopping 118 floors above ground, it’s one of the world’s highest pools. Capping off the experience, there are plush lounge chairs, an outdoor whirlpool and bottom-to-ceiling glass windows that offer unrivaled views of Victoria Harbour.
118/F International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Rd West; +852 2263 2263; ritzcarlton.com
Shangri-La’s Boracay Resort & Spa, Philippines
Escape to Shangri-La’s five-star Boracay Resort & Spa for an unforgettable beach holiday. If you want your very own infinity pool, opt for the two-bedroom beach villa, which also gives you direct access to the resort’s private Banyugan Beach. Feel free to dive into the main infinity pool as well — it’s just as pretty.
Brgy Yapak, Boracay Island; +63 36 288 4988; shangri-la.com