An Affinity for Infinity Pools

By Krista Payne
Posted . Filed under Design Inspirations.

An infinity pool is a swimming or a reflecting pool which produces a visual effect of water extending to the horizon or infinity.This concept of infinity pools comes from Bali, Indonesia, where its inspiration came directly from observing the dramatic effect created by the ubiquitous terraced rice paddies, known locally as sawah, for which the island is famous.

Rangali Island – Maldives

Rangali is one of the uninhabited islands of Alif Dhaal Atoll. Accommodation on Rangali island consists exclusively of over-water bungalows of varying degrees of luxury.

Golden Triangle Resort – Chiang Rai, Thailand

Perched up high on the lush hills of Thailand’s border overlooking Myanmar and Laos, Anantara Golden Traingle Resort and Spa is tranquil at best.

 

Alila Ubud Hotel infinity pool – Bali, Indonesia

Alila Ubud is a tranquil and secluded hillside retreat that sits high up on the edge of the rich green Ayung River valley in Bali’s central foothills.  This stunning pool has a backdrop of Bali’s lush landscapes.

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