World’s Scariest Swimming Pool with a Glass Bottom Juts Out 40 Feet Above the Ground

Holidaymakers struggling with vertigo may wish to offer this frightening infinity pool a miss out on.

Neglecting the Dolomites, the striking structure is suspended 40 feet in the air and has a glass window to offer brave bathers the feeling of swimming through the sky.

The remarkable 82-feet-long-pool is part of a brand-new extension at Hotel Hubertus, a wellness resort for skiers and hikers in South Tyrol, Italy.

From the hotel’s roofing balcony, thrillseekers can plunge into the swimming pool’s fresh mountain water from the beautifully constructed pool pavers and float above the breath-taking Italian panorama.

The cantilevered pool, designed by architecture studio Noa, is set down above the ground on larch tree trunks.

Noa architect Lukas Rungger told MailOnline Travel: ‘For the design of the pool we were owned by the goal to blur the physical limitations to develop an element, which is linking with the landscape, mirroring the clouds and framing scenic views.’

The design team told Dezeen: ‘The position of the swimming pool, which drifts 12 metres in the air, at its severe edge, provides the swimmer the feeling of floating– weightlessly in between paradise and earth.

‘This impression is further reinforced by the glass front and a glazed window on the bottom of the swimming pool.’

To make the experience of the pool landscaping feel more severe and surreal for swimmers, the anthracite sides of the structure match the colour combination of the incredible views, blurring the borders in between the two.

The designers stated this creates ‘the impression of the water flowing into absolutely nothing, vanishing in between swimming pool and landscape’.

In addition to the nail-biting swimming pool, the brand-new extension to Hotel Hubertus contains 16 Alpine suites, a dining establishment and lounge.

The scenic hideaway also boasts a sun balcony, 6 indoor and outside pool in addition to Alpenreych Medical spa.

The modern chalet hotel is a hikers sanctuary located at the base of the Kronplatz mountains


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