Europe might not be the first place that springs to mind when you think about infinity pools. While hotels with infinity pools used to be associated with luxurious South East Asian retreats, you’ll now find gorgeous pools in every corner of the globe – including right here in Europe!
In today’s post we’ve rounded up ten of our favourite European hotels that come complete with their very own infinity pools, and we’re convinced we’ve selected something for everybody: from Austria’s snowy Das Mooser, which you’ll find high up in the mountains, to the Hilton Molino Stucky that’s nestled amongst Venice’s famed canals, all the way up to Shangri-La’s Skypool on the 52nd floor of the Shard in London.
Atlantica Aegean Blue (Rhodes), Greece
Aimed at families who are looking for a first class break, the Atlantica Aegean Blue provides seclusion from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, thanks for the resort’s expansive gardens sheltering it from the outside world. That’s not to say you aren’t able to get out and explore everything the local area has to offer, as Rhodes town is just a short bus journey away.
Hotel Carpe Diem, (Santorini) Greece
The adult-only Hotel Carpe Diem is comprised solely of luxurious suites, many of which come with private pools and stunning island or sea views. Taking a dip in your private pool and watching the sun rise will be one of many unforgettable memories you create during your visit.
Hotel Lafodia, (Lopud Island) Croatia
Hotel Lafodia is the perfect location to explore Dubronik and other nearby destinations, like Montenegro and Mljet National Park, which are all just a short journey away. For those who want pick up the pace, they can explore the local surroundings from a pulse-pounding jet ski safari or a more laid-back kayak safari.
Das Mooser Hotel, Austria
Das Mooser Hotel is certainly attention grabbing! Built on solid Arlberg Mountain rock, this little gem of a hotel features only seventeen rooms but promises guests an extraordinary holiday experience. Balanced on the edge of a cliff, the views from Das Mooser are absolutely unparalleled, making this the perfect place to relax away from the stresses of every day life and recharge your batteries.
Shangri-La Hotel at the Shard (London), England
The Shard is known as providing some of the best views across London, and guests can take it one step further by taking in the stunning skyline from the luxury of the Shangri-La’s infinity Skypool on level 52 of the five star hotel.
Hotel Hubertus (Valdaora), Italy
Nestled up in the mountains in South Tyrol, Italy, the Hotel Hubertus is a stylish country chic hotel that offers guests the height of luxury.
With not one but six pools on offer, you’ll be absolutely spoiled for choice whether you visit in summer or winter. Come in the warmer months and you can enjoy a leisurely swim before sunbathing on one of the sun-soaked terraces, come in the winter and you’ll discover a wonderland of the snow-capped Vedrette di Ries mountains that you can take in from the jaw-dropping infinity sky pool that juts out across the valley below.
Hilton Molino Stucky, (Venice) Italy
A World Travel Awards 2018 nominee and billed as a ‘modern Venetian masterpiece’ the luxurious Hilton Molino Stucky hotel was a flour mill in a previous life but now offers guests a stunning view of the city of Venice.
Xanadu Island, Turkey
The Xanadu Island, one of Bodrum’s most exclusive resorts, is made up of beautiful suites that give guests the perfect blend of freedom and access to the resort’s plethora of entertainment and culinary hot spots.
Situated on a private peninsula on Turkey’s west coast, the area is rich with olive trees, thick pine forests and stunning gardens. In every direction guests are treated to panoramic views of the Aegean Sea.
Aqua Dome, Austria
If relaxation is the aim of the game then you’re in luck at the Aqua Dome. This innovative, exciting hotel puts the emphasis on wellness from the moment you arrive. Everything the hotel does, from the room decor to the food on offer, is designed with rejuvenation in mind.
St Nicolas Bay Resort (Crete), Greece
The beautiful St Nicholas Bay Resort caters for all holidaymakers and provides views of the nearby Mirabello Bay. Within the resort you’ll find two swimming pools, one of which is an infinity pool, along with a spa, fitness centre and a whopping five restaurants. Guests can enjoy an evening drink in one of the three bars or venture off site to one of the local bars or restaurants in the area.