For the very desirable sunbathing afternoons combined with cocktails, breathtaking killer views of the surroundings and famous celebs relaxing nearby, no other place can offer the charm of the trendy rooftop pool scenes better than trendy hotels. With the innovative architectural know how and top of the line equipment, roof top swimming pools have undoubtedly become the ultimate heaven for relaxation. Gone are the days when having a pool required allocating of huge land. The recent trend of having rooftop swimming pools has gained wide-spread popularity and are becoming the priority for major hotels, resorts and even for the rich home owners. They not only save space, but also provide outstanding view while dipping into the soothing water. Mentioned below are the 7 mind-bending rooftop pools across the world.
7. The Vine, Madeira:
An infinitely edged pool surprisingly combined with a 20 m Jacuzzi, with a scenic solarium bar-lounge, The Vine is ranked amongst the world’s most exceptional hotel rooftops. You can take a look at some of the most incredible cruise-ship-filled Funchal Bay and the surrounding mountains nestling Maderia’s capital, Funchal.
The Vine is a perfect destination to relax as it allows its guests to fully enjoy the beauty of the city’s horizon without much noise and interference.
6. Harbour Plaza Hotel, Hong Kong:
Hong Kong is definitely home to some of most incredible rooftop pools in the world, but the Harbour Plaza Hotel rooftop pool is definitely the best amongst all.
The glass walled rooftop swimming pool of Harbour Plaza Hotel in Hong Kong is a unique oasis with a convenient access to the chaise lounges and also a pool bar. Plus, the accompanying whirlpool guarantees your complete relaxation, offering outstanding views across the Victoria Harbour and famed city skyline.
5. Thompson, Toronto:
The Thompson Hotels are world famous for their exclusive rooftop scenes and their newest one the Thompson Toronto completely lives up to all the hype. This infinitely edged rooftop pool though small, offers some of the most exhilarating and awe-striking views of the city.
And if you actually wish to swim too close to the edges, don’t be afraid as there’s about three-foot wide walkway right between the rooftop edge and the pool.
4. Golden Nugget, United States:
Well this is surely one death defying pool experience in Vegas. The shark tank at the Golden Nugget offers a three story water slide that remarkably and truly passes through the shark tank.
It is one hundred percent secure, but if you still feel scared to slide in, you have the option of sitting on the lounge chairs and are an ordinary spectator. These chairs are placed just inches away from water where you can notice the sharks pass by in their tanks.
3. The Joule, Dallas:
The Joule rooftop swimming pool is situated about eight stories above the city of Dallas. The guests at the Joules, a luxury collection hotel can confidently swim into its deep edge without going off it.
This rooftop pool hangs partially off the sides of the main building, supported efficiently by a plexiglass side, thus making it easier for the swimmers to look down at the city as even the passerby’s and pedestrians can take a glance at the swimmers. An easy fit for everyone!
2. The W, Hong Kong:
The W claims to own one of the highest rooftop swimming pools in the world. Its rooftop pool is situated on the 76th floor.
Guests at The W can comfortably relax in the infinitely-edges hot tub and glance in about 240 degree view of the mesmerizing city with spectacular views and harbor as the soothing hot bubbles gently pulsate against your body. Plus, you can also rub against the glass!
1. Marina Bay Sands, Singapore:
This enthralling rooftop swimming pool offers an exciting swimming experience as a part of the hotel’s Sands Skypark that is no longer than the length of the Eiffel Tower.
This outstanding pool spans across the top of the resort’s three hotel towers. It has been ranked as the world’s largest and highest outdoor swimming pool.