Dubai breaks record with tallest 360 ° infinity pool in the world

(CNN) — Dubai has made breaking world records an art form over the years, and now the emirate has one more record to add to its list with the new Aura Skypool.

The world’s first tallest 360-degree infinity pool has just opened at Palm Tower, a hotel and residential building from developer Nakheel that offers spectacular views of the Dubai skyline.

Standing 200 meters high, Aura Skypool encompasses a 750-square-meter pool on the 50th floor of the new landmark, which is also home to the St. Regis Dubai, located on the Palm Jumeirah.

Uninterrupted views

Aura Skypool, the world’s first and tallest 360-degree infinity pool, opened at the Palm Tower in Dubai.
Credit: AURA Skypool Lounge

Described as “an island in the sky,” the space also features a room full of VIP lounge chairs, as well as a bar serving cocktails and tapas.

Those wishing to take a dip in the blue mosaic pool can book a morning or sunset session, while visitors with more time have full-day tickets available.

This is the US $ 25,000 / night suite that has just opened to the general public 2:06

Admission starts at US $ 46 (AED 170) for morning visits and goes up to US $ 163 (AED 600) for a full-day VIP “island” experience with access to the entire Aura area. .

“Aura is unlike any other destination in the United Arab Emirates or the world,” said Antonio González, CEO of Sunset Hospitality, the company responsible for the infinity pool, last month.

Breaking records

Described as “an island in the sky”, the new enclosure is located 200 meters away.
Credit: AURA Skypool Lounge

“With 360-degree views of some of the most iconic places in the world, from the man-made Palm Jumeirah, which this year celebrates 20 years since its construction, to the Burj Al Arab, Burj Khalifa and Ain Dubai, everything In one view, it is a stunning new destination that will continue to showcase the best of Dubai. “

The launch of Aura Skypool comes months after the opening of The View at The Palm, a 240-meter-high gazebo located on the 52nd floor of the spectacular tower, while the building also houses the first SushiSamba restaurant in Middle East.

Aura Skypool is located on the 50th floor of the hotel and residential building of the developer Nakheel.
Credit: AURA Skypool Lounge

Meanwhile, the world’s tallest infinity pool inside a building that stands 293.9 meters high on the 77th floor of the Address Beach Resort at Dubai’s Jumeirah Gate, entered the Guinness Book of Records earlier this year. anus.

Unlike the Aura Skypool, the pool is only open to hotel guests over the age of 21. However, diners who reserve a table at the Zeta Seventy Seven rooftop restaurant, located directly in front of the pool, can also enjoy the views as well as gaze out at the pool.