The infinity pool design concept is said to have originated in France, where one of the first vanishing edge designs was utilized in the “Stag Fountain” at the Palace of Versailles in the early 1600s. Today, an infinity pool is one of the most luxurious features you can have in your home.
From a Napa Valley Compound to a statement modern Bridgehampton estate, dive into 10 luxury infinity pools – including one located on a contemporary Balinese-Style estate in Montecito with panoramic views of the shoreline.
1 of 10 | A Balinese-Style Estate in Montecito
Picture yourself vacationing on the Indonesian island of Bali at a luxury resort. Now imagine living there - that's exactly what you'll find at this Balinese-style estate. The breathtaking views of the oceans and mountains nestled on an 8.24 acre property with luxurious indoor/outdoor living arrangements simply can't be rivaled. Glide over the koi pond by the front entryway where you'll enter the gorgeous great room that leads to the gourmet kitchen, living and dining rooms, three bedrooms, three full baths and three partial baths. A guest home made up of two bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, a great room with full kitchen and private garden also exists on the property. The most captivating element of this estate is surely the outdoor living space: A veranda with gas fire pit table, dining area and basalt pebble infinity pool gives you ample space to relax and enjoy the landscape.
$40,000,000 | 2955 East Valley Road, Montecito, CA 93108 | View Listing
2 of 10 | A Napa Valley Compound in Calistoga
Escape to the heart of Napa Valley in this immaculate family compound situated on 40 acres of Wine Country luxury. Drive through cabernet vineyards and olive groves as you make your way up the driveway to be greeted by the elegant stucco and native stone main residence. Enjoy a living and dining salon, cook's kitchen with lounge, library, master suite and guest suites, plus a gym, media room, office/studio and wine cellar. Take in the beauty of California living when you head to the backyard with a covered terrace, beautiful gardens and a luxurious infinity pool for the ultimate relaxation station.
$21,500,000 | 777 Lommel Rd, Calistoga, CA 94515 | View Listing
3 of 10 | A Bay Front Modern Estate in Bridgehampton
A secluded sanctuary with incredible ocean views, this modern residence uses modern and industrial architectural elements to make it stylish and striking. A living room with fireplace, open dining room and ultra-modern kitchen, guest suite, laundry room, den/guest room and bath make up the main floor. Head upstairs to the bay-facing master suite with master bath, plus two guest suites and an exercise room. Escape to the third floor for incredible 360-degree views of the bay from the rooftop deck. Stroll back downstairs and head outside to the rear deck with a gorgeous heated infinity edge gunite pool.
$19,995,000 | 40 Dune Road, Bridgehampton, NY 11932 | View Listing
4 of 10 | An Iconic Oasis in Los Altos Hills
A true modern masterpiece by "Starchitect" Robert Swatt, you'll find this home exudes complexity, eloquence and pure marvel on each and every floor. Smooth stucco and glass sliding doors with a gorgeous walnut wood entry lead you through the home to gaze upon 24-foot ceilings and seamless interior spaces. Six bedrooms, seven full baths, one partial bath, multiple living and dining areas, a home theater and gorgeous kitchen make up this modern dwelling. Enjoy lovely views of the San Francisco Bay and East Bay Mountains in every room through large windows. Head to the back to find exquisite lounging areas, plus a dazzling infinity pool for entertaining.
$18,000,000 | 10718 Mora Dr, Los Altos Hills, CA 94024 | View Listing
5 of 10 | A Secluded Sanctuary in Healdsburg
Sitting atop native oaks, sloping hills, vineyard rows and enchanting gardens, this secluded country home in Healdsburg makes the perfect private getaway. It's gorgeous living and dining areas, kitchen, bedrooms and bathrooms are pristine and sophisticated, but this property is most attractive due to its outdoor amenities. Beyond entertaining in the refined vintage-style barn with a kitchen and garden, you can enjoy local activities including biking, hiking, visiting the Mayacama Golf Club and retreating to wineries and restaurants. Back at home, however, a dramatic infinity pool with extensive outdoor terrace, fire pit and gorgeous pro-style golfing green will grab your attention.
$15,900,000 | 6255 Dry Creek Rd, Healdsburg, CA 95448 | View Listing
6 of 10 | A Contemporary Mansion in Osterville
A home that pays fine attention to detail and offers pure elegance, privacy and sophistication, this marvelous mansion is truly captivating. Hardwood floors, imported tiles, quality doors and windows, custom bronze railings, wenge inlaid oak paneling and custom cherry cabinets fill the abode. Five ensuite bedrooms, multiple living areas, a billiards/game room, theater and private office are the home's highlights. Outside is where the entertainment takes place - enjoy a private dock to launch your boat for a day out on the bay, or retreat to the infinity pool and spa for a taste of tranquility.
$8,995,000 | 461 Main Street, Osterville, MA 02655 | View Listing
7 of 10 | A Resort-Like Retreat in Carmel
Another resort-like option for those looking for a vacation-style home, this private hacienda retreat offers stunning views and luxurious living. The single-level dwelling includes two offices, a media room, large living room, formal dining room, gym, sauna, wine cellar, kitchen, master suite plus three guest suites with private pool patio access. Head to the backyard to relax in the infinity pool and spa or under the cabana to look out on marvelous rolling hills.
$8,900,000 | 39 Pronghorn Run, Carmel, CA 93923 | View Listing
8 of 10 | An Elegant Tuscan Getaway in Santa Barbara
A true Tuscan getaway, this luxury estate will seem like more of a vacation destination than an ordinary home. Enter the foyer to a grand living room with vaulted ceilings, then to a formal dining and family room with fireplace. From there, you'll glide through the gorgeous chef's kitchen with stone counters, high-end appliances and a center island. Four bedrooms, seven bathrooms and a glorious master suite with dual vanity, bath and access to a private spa make up the rest of the dwelling. Also included on the property is a private guest house with cellar and wine tasting room, a screening room, gym and studio. With sweeping coastal and ocean views surrounded by the beauty of nature, you'll spend most of your time outside to gaze upon the rolling hills of Santa Barbara while relaxing in the stunning infinity edge pool.
$7,995,000 | 3091 Hidden Valley Lane, Santa Barbara, CA 93108 | View Listing
9 of 10 | A Modern Masterpiece in Amagansett
Glass walls, oversized windows and endearing views - all the makes of a marvelous masterpiece in the Hamptons. Cedar walls and wide-plank, quarter-sawn white oak floors fill the home, accentuating its modern atmosphere from ceiling to floor. Seven bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms, a living room with indoor and outdoor stone fireplaces, dining area, den and chef's kitchen with top-of-the-line appliances give this estate its grand reputation. Retreat outside to the mahogany deck for endless sunset views and a dip in the heated gunite infinity pool.
$4,750,000 | 22 Scrimshaw Lane, Amagansett, NY 11930 | View Listing
10 of 10 | An Ocean-View Estate in Malibu
This gorgeous estate in Malibu offers luxurious amenities from the inside out. The ocean-view chef's kitchen includes stainless steel appliances, built-in wood paneled refrigerator and freezer, plus a large center island. Throughout the home, you'll find an expansive foyer and formal living room, elegant formal dining room, large family room, bonus game room and home theater. Beyond the five large bedrooms with custom hotel-style baths, the master suite sets the tone for luxury with its high ceiling, custom walk-in closet and spa tub. Retreat to the backyard to find dual fire pits, an outdoor living area and salt water infinity pool and spa for pure relaxation.