Developers are always looking for novel ways to attract luxury buyers. Pools are a mainstay in the luxury market, but these are a cut above the rest. Discover bizarre and out-of-this-world luxury pools you have to see to believe, including those built into the sea, pools constructed on skyscrapers, and pools built over the edge of a cliff.
1. Chongwe River House Pool
Imagine relaxing in a pool on the edge of a river as an elephant walks past just across the water and mountains fill the horizon. Standing on the banks of the Chongwe River, this place actually exists. From private baths to a large pool and deck area, you don’t have to leave the resort to experience a safari.
2. Jumeirah Dhevanafushi Infinity Pool
Located in the Maldives on two private islands, this resort offers guests a private pool, as well as a two-tiered infinity edge pool that overlooks the sea. Just be prepared to pay for the experience.
3. Nemo 33 Pool
Located in Belgium, this pool once held the world record as the deepest indoor pool. This 113-foot-deep, freshwater pool comes with simulated caves and a 33-meter-deep cylindrical pit, all ideal spaces for scuba divers to train. The military trains in the facility and several movie companies have used the pool for filming.
4. Velassaru Resort Saltwater Pool
Also located in the Maldives, this resort offers guests a variety of swimming options. Stay in a private water villa with a pool on a sun deck. Jump in the spa’s hydro pool and look down at the lagoon. And don’t miss out on their seawater pool built right into the ocean.
5. Crocosaurus Cove Pool
This pool provides guests with a unique perspective on one of the world’s deadliest monsters: the Australian Saltwater Crocodile. The brave come face-to-face with this massive reptile in the aptly named Cage of Death. It’s everyone’s dream to be surrounded by vicious carnivores feasting on meat, right?
6. Hotel Caruso Infinity Pool
Built into a refurbished 11th-century castle in Italy, this resort constructed an elliptically shaped infinity pool with a 180-degree view. Stare out at the mountains or float near the edge to overlook the Mediterranean Sea. Enjoy the swimming year-round because the pool is heated!
7. Marina Bay Sands Resort Infinity Pool
Picture yourself floating in a pool while staring down at a vast cityscape from 57 stories up. In Singapore, the Sands resort built a luxury swimming experience like no other, where you can float on top of the world.