Europe’s most gorgeous infinity pools to soak up the view

By Katherine Sparshatt,

Is there anything more luxurious than looking out over a gorgeous view from the depths of an infinity pool that simply melts into the landscape? Well we’ve found some of Europe’s most gorgeous infinity pools bringing you closer to the stunning surroundings of your next holiday.

So whether you have your eye on Greece, Ibiza or even a cheeky weekend in Wales, make the most of it by booking a hotel with an incredible infinity pool…


An incredible rooftop infinity pool with views over the iconic spire of Manchester Town Hall

King Street Townhouse | Manchester

What more could you want on a romantic city break than stylish interiors and an amazing rooftop infinity pool right in the centre of Manchester? With views over the iconic spire of Manchester Town Hall, the pool is ideal for capturing unique sunsets or people watching from on-high. Accompanied by a steam room and relaxation room, there’s no excuse not to spend hours in the spa recharging your batteries.

The hotel is housed in a beautifully renovated Italian Renaissance building, and many of the rooms maintain period features such as high ceilings, but have been updated to include floor-to-ceiling windows with views over the city. Opt for a suite and the cityscape views come courtesy of a free-standing bath placed directly in front of the windows.

When you’re feeling peckish, head downstairs to the King Street Tavern for plenty of seared steak and red wine. If you are looking to treat yourselves go for a classic Afternoon Tea, or catch the bottomless brunch including bottomless bottles of champagne.

A rooftop heated infinity pool overlooking Saundersfoot Beach

St Brides Hotel | Wales

Wales is full of surprises and for those of you that have visited the gorgeous Pembrokeshire coastline it will come as no surprise that these white sandy beaches are home to some incredible hotels, including The St Brides Hotel and Spa, complete with a rooftop heated infinity pool overlooking Saundersfoot Beach.

Relax in the pool all day or split your time between the pool and the spa where you can enjoy a luxurious thermal suite including an aroma steam room, a salt infusion room and a herbal rock sauna. Treat yourself to a pampering session such as a massage, facial or hydrating body wrap in one of the private treatment rooms overlooking the beach and the marina.

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A hotel with an infinity pool looking out over the Santa Maria of Palma cathedral

Nakar Hotel | Majorca

A design hotel in the heart of Palma de Majorca, the Nakar Hotel features a rooftop infinity pool overlooking the cathedral of Santa Maria of Palma, Bellver castle, the Port of Palma and out across the dazzling Mediterranean. This 9th floor haven includes a terrace with sun loungers and a bar which comes alive in the evening; the perfect spot to enjoy a sundowner cocktail.

When you can tear your gaze away from the rooftop views of the infinity pool, head down to the spa to enjoy a relaxing massage or facial, or spend a few minutes in the Finnish sauna before taking a dip in the indoor heated pool.

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An infinity pool that blends into Lisbon’s cityscape

Epic Sana Lisboa | Portugal

How about experiencing one of Europe’s most vibrant cities from the comfort of an infinity pool that blends into the cityscape below. The Epic Sana Lisboa is one of Lisbon’s coolest hotels located right in the centre of the city with views over some the most famous shopping streets and beyond towards the ocean.

Downstairs you’ll find a fully equipped spa, this time with a large indoor pool complete with fountain jets and surrounding relaxation area. There are also 6 treatment rooms with a modern contemporary design and hydrotherapy facilities, overlooking beautiful botanical gardens.

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An infinity pool with 360 degree views of white sandy beaches

ME Ibiza | Ibiza

Surround yourself with sun, superyachts and 360 degree views of white sandy beaches at the ME hotel in Ibiza. Take some ME time in the infinity pool overlooking the ocean and the fashionable Nikki Beach complex. Besides the pool you’ll find a rooftop bar serving up delicious cocktails to accompany the panoramic views, plus, the SkinC spa, perfect for enjoying a relaxing massage after a night sampling Ibiza’s legendary nightlife.

The rooms at the ME hotel all make the most of its prime position with floor to ceiling windows in every room so you can enjoy full views of the marina and surrounding coastline. All the rooms are decked out in white – true to form of Ibiza, which is also known as the ‘white island’ – and offer modern amenities such as flat screen TV’s, laptop safe and a minibar.

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A heated infinity pool with views of the Mediterranean

Grace Santorini | Greece

In the picturesque fishing village of Imerivigli, is Grace Santorini, a stylish boutique hotel with a spectacular heated infinity pool facing the crystal clear Mediterranean Sea. The white washed exterior of the hotel, typical of Santorini, offsets the cool blue water, making for a magical setting where sea, sky and pool seem to blend as one.

The rooms at Grace Santorini all include little luxuries such as a pillow menu where you can choose between 7 different types of pillow, a cosmetics Apivita kit and you can also order a romantic package to your room to make the most of your stay. Opt for a deluxe room and you can enjoy your own private plunge pool and terrace overlooking the sparkling ocean.

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A hotel with a saltwater infinity pool surrounded by Balinese beds

★★★★★ Roca Nivaria Gran Hotel | Tenerife

The Roca Nicaria Gran Hotel is located in the quiet beach area of ​​Playa Paraíso on the holiday island of Tenerife. The luxury hotel has two infinity pools: a saltwater pool that has 29 degrees water temperature throughout the year and a freshwater pool. At the edge of the pool, Bali beds offer a retreat area and private ocean views. Further relaxation can be found in the outdoor jacuzzi.

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An hotel with an oceanfront infinity pool with a swim-up bar

Hyatt Zilara | Mexico

This adults-only, all-inclusive beachfront resort sits along a pristine stretch of sand in Cancun’s Hotel Zone.

The hacienda-style Hyatt Zilara has everything you could want from a luxury hotel. As well as a sprawling oceanfront infinity pool with a huge swim-up bar in the centre, there’s also an opulent spa, first-class gym with an outdoor lap pool and exciting entertainment like tequila tastings and weekly pool parties.

You can’t visit the Hyatt without staying in the dream-worthy Premium Swim-Up Suite. Here, the plush split-level room features a king-size bed with Egyptian cotton sheets and an aromatherapy turn-down service, as well as a double whirlpool, handcrafted furniture and modern bathrooms with double sinks and rain showers.

On your exclusive beach cabana, you’ll find a hammock for your mid-afternoon siesta and a telescope for stargazing at night. The patio also offers stair access to the pool, and to private loungers set on a platform right in the water.

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Infinity edge pools, open-air restaurants and swim-up rooms

Calabash Cove is an upscale boutique resort that looks out over Bonaire Bay on the dreamy island of St. Lucia.

At this romantic and peaceful retreat, there are breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea from virtually every vantage point. Enjoy the endless blue, whether you find yourself floating in the gorgeous infinity pool Sweetwaters, or indulging in authentic West Indies fare at Windsong, the open-air restaurant.

Choose a Swim-Up Junior Suite, and at night you’ll sleep in a romantic four-poster bed after unwinding in your very own Jacuzzi. From your private terrace screened by lush greenery, steps lead right into the infinity edge pool. What could be more idyllic than unrestricted access to crystal clear waters – especially for a midnight swim right by your patio!

Without a doubt, one of the best features of the swim-up room is not only being able to dip in and out of the pool at your leisure, but also grabbing a cool drink from the in-pool bar. Nothing else complements a stunning sunset quite like a happy-hour cocktail, after all.

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A hotel with an infinity pool overlooking a Spanish skyline

Grand Central Hotel | Barcelona

Found in the heart of beautiful Barcelona, The Grand Central’s infinity pool is probably one of the most spectacular in the city. Hidden away on the hotel’s rooftop, keen sun-bathers and swimmers can enjoy the Spanish sun, chilled cocktails and take a refreshing dip.

If you’re able to splash the cash, we thoroughly recommend booking one of the Junior Suites. Fitted with everything you need and more, the rooms offer exceptional views over Barcelona, a large comfortable King-size bed and even a fully equipped Nespresso machine – what more could you want?

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