<p>This massive infinity pool in Singapore sits atop the 57-story <a href="http://www.marinabaysands.com/" target="_blank">Marina Bay Sands</a> hotel, with sweeping views of the city-state’s skyline. The 490-foot pool is cantilevered over the hotel’s north tower. Only hotel guests are allowed to swim and sip their cocktails by the pool, but others can purchase a ticket to the observation deck to soak up the view.</p>

Marina Bay, Singapore

This massive infinity pool in Singapore sits atop the 57-story Marina Bay Sands hotel, with sweeping views of the city-state’s skyline. The 490-foot pool is cantilevered over the hotel’s north tower. Only hotel guests are allowed to swim and sip their cocktails by the pool, but others can purchase a ticket to the observation deck to soak up the view.

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Dive Into These 11 Unbelievable Swimming Pools

It's definitely worth the trip to take a dip.

By Paul Heltzel

These are not your typical backyard swimming pools. Find an oasis in the middle of the desert, a watering hole perched high in the jungle, and the hip place to party with unadulterated views of towering skyscrapers. If your ideal getaway means blue water set against gorgeous scenery, check out these amazing–and sometimes bizarre–places to swim around the globe.

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