10 of the best - Hotel swimming pools - 5. Marina Bay Sands Hotel and Sands Skypark, Singapo
The ‘wow’ factor: Look no further than the Marina Bay Sands Hotel for the ultimate views, rooms and pools. In fact, the structure consists of three unique hotel towers
crowned by the magnificent Sands SkyPark. No less than 2,561 rooms and suites spread over 55 floors make Marina Bay Sands Hotel the biggest in Singapore. Yet, it is the phenomenal curved pool that is this venue’s key attraction. The Sands SkyPark is an architectural masterpiece sitting on top of the three hotel towers.
Did you know?: Occupying an amazing 1.2 hectare tropical oasis, this swimming pool is longer than the Eiffel Tower is tall and large enough to park four-and-ahalf A380 jumbo jets within its surface area. It extends to form one of the world’s largest public cantilevers and is also home to 250 trees and 650 plants, spread over 12,400 square metres of space. Guests have access to the 150-metre infinity swimming pool, the world’s largest outdoor pool at that height. However, do you know what the ultimate thrill would be? It is possible and it is to watch the Singapore F1 Grand Prix from the pool. Wow!
Getting there: Room rates start at S$399, which varies depending on the season. This is the room price only, breakfast is not included, as it is charged upon consumption only (at Rise or Sky on 57, breakfast is S$38 per adult). For guests booking a Club Room or above, breakfast is included in the booking price. www.marinabaysands.com Tel: +65 6688 8868