When is a pool not just something you spend a few hours in on vacation? When it's hanging off the edge of a hotel's roof, or at least partially. We've rounded up four mind-bending hanging rooftop pools for your viewing enjoyment, starting with the Joule Pool above. Continue reading to see more.
4. The Adelphi Hotel - Melbourne, Australia
The rooftop, glass-bottomed hanging pool at The Adelphi Hotel in Melbourne is essentially a heated salt water pool that is cantilevered over Flinders Lane, allowing a unique view (from 9 stories up) of the streets below through the clear Perspex pool floor.
3. Joule Hotel - Dallas, Texas (USA)
The rooftop pool at the Joule Hotel in Dallas, Texas is not only an exquisite outdoor venue, boasting eye-catching design and panoramic views of the downtown area’s glittering skyline, but one that hangs over the edge. Comprising 2,100 square feet on the hotel's 10th floor, the airy space serves as an unparalleled setting for special events.
2. Hilton Auckland - Auckland, New Zealand
In addition to the amazing rooftop pool, the Hilton Auckland lets you keep active at the hotel's fitness center, complete with the latest cardiovascular equipment and weights. Or, you can refresh in the outdoor heated lap pool and marvel at the harbour from Auckland's only underwater viewing window.
1. InterContinental Festival City Hotel - Dubai, UAE
Besides the stunning rooftop pool above, you'll also find a state-of-the-art 24 hour gymnasium, complete with a free weights Kinesis wall, steam & sauna rooms, and three spa pools all located on the leisure deck with uninterrupted creek and city skyline views, at the InterContinental in Dubai.