THE UK’s glass bottomed Sky Pool opened in London last week, with brave swimmers floating 115ft above the ground.
Only open to residents of the Embassy Gardens luxury flat complex in Nine Elms, it isn’t the first glass bottom rooftop pool to open in the world.
London’s glass bottom Sky Pool opened last month[/caption]
Many hotels around the world offer the terrifying experience with rooftop infinity pools suspended hundreds of feet above ground.
Here are some of the best rooftop pools with glass bottoms and amazing views – if you dare.
Alpin Panorama Hotel Hubertus, Italy
The best view of the Dolomite mountains is from this Italian hotel[/caption]
The rooftop pool, which overlooks the Dolomite mountains, is suspended 40ft above ground with a small glass window where you can look down.
Popular with skiers and snowboarders in the area, any guests can visit the pool.
The Edge, Bali
Bali’s The Edge has views of the sea and sheer drop[/caption]
At 500ft above the cliffs, the Bali hotel is one for the brave with the swimming pool jutting out 20ft over the edge.
There are eight villas to choose from at the resort which let you access the rooftop pool.
InterContinental Festival City Hotel, Dubai
Guests can get the best views of Dubai through the glass bottom, 100ft above the street[/caption]
Not short of stunning rooftop pools, Dubai’s InterContinental Festival City Hotel lets guests swim over a glass bottom 100ft above ground.
The highest infinity pool also opened in Dubai earlier this year, located 965ft above ground.
One Pacific, Vancouver
A unique glass bottom pool can be found in Canada[/caption]
A different kind of rooftop pool, Vancouver’s One Pacific has a curved glass bottom option.
Over 200ft above ground, swimmers can look straight down in the city for the best street views from the sky.
Hotel Indigo, Hong Kong
The Hong Kong hotel’s glass bottom pool is found on the 29th floor[/caption]
Hong Kong’s Hotel Indigo’s glass-bottomed rooftop pool is located on the 29th floor.
Guest can enjoy some of the best views of the area, while enjoying a drink from the Sky Bar next to it.
Market Square Tower, Houston
Claiming to be the highest glass bottom pool in the world, the Market Square Tower in Texas has built their’s 500ft above ground.
Like the London Sky Pool, however you have to be a resident of the building ot swim there.
The Joule, Dallas
Texas tourists can make the most of this glass bottom pool at Joule hotel[/caption]
Also in Texas, guests at The Joule can enjoy the rooftop pool which juts out over the street below from the 10th floor.
The pool was originally built for athletic training although is now open to non-sporty types.
Only Hawaii residents can enjoy this glass bottom pool[/caption]
Another residential building with the private glass bottom pool is Anaha in Hawaii.
Located 75ft above ground, residents get panoramic views of the sandy island.
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If you can splash the cash, there are UK properties which come with private infinity pools.
A cliff top mansion with an infinity pool overlooking the sea went on sale on the Channel Island of Jersey for £18m last year.
In 2018, a £3.25m mansion went on sale in Devon, with a private swimming pool and cinema room.