From jungle bathing to subterranean bathtubs with VIP views of Dubai’s most famous aquarium, these incredible experiences in spectacular bathtubs are well worth the hype.
There’s something about decadent bathtubs that can elevate a resort experience from a great escape to one you’ll be raving about for years to come. These are no ordinary bathtubs: picture yourself bathing amid spellbinding nature, or positioned in front of awe-inspiring ocean views, over dense jungle canopies or under a star-studded night sky. From Australia to the Maldives, we’ve rounded up the most jaw-dropping bathtubs in the world that really make a splash.
Bathe in the heart of nature: Laurina Estate, NSW, Australia
A step outside the norm, this free-standing bathtub in Laurina Estate is perfectly positioned among the property’s verdant gardens. Absolute seclusion is promised as you relax with unparalleled views of the sprawling six acres, with the occasional friendly alpaca visitor wandering by. Submerge yourself in steamy waters and gaze upon rolling plains – this truly is an unforgettable experience in nature.
Drink in unparalleled ocean vistas: Six Senses Zil Pasyon, Seychelles
The Seychelles Islands’ crystal-clear waters, pristine beaches, and majestic rainforest hilltops form the ultimate backdrop for your bathing experience at Six Senses Zil Pasyon. Recline in the deep-soaking bathtub as you admire ultramarine ocean waters stretching as far as the eye can see. Close your eyes and listen to the waves crashing on the golden sand mere metres below you. When you’re done, indulge in some childlike fun on an island swing that sits adjacent to the minimalist bathtub.
Where inside & outside spaces meet: One&Only Palmilla, Mexico
This special bathtub is enveloped in privacy and blends traditional Mexican charm with calming indoor-outdoor living, ensuring you feel at peace in the One&Only Palmilla resort. Intimate and secluded, this bathing area creates a sense of serendipity as natural light streams in from all corners, casting shadows across the lush green indoor plants in an invitation to the outside world.
Marble stripes & jungle panoramas: Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan, Indonesia
Treat yourself to a satisfying bubble bath in this uniquely textured bathtub, found at the deluxe Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan. Admire the black-and-grey marble stripes on both the luscious bathtub and the sinks, with veins of pearly-white running through the sleek countertops – a stark contrast to the traditional rattan blinds, which open to reveal lush jungle landscapes and swaying palm trees.
Seek out zen-like bliss: Six Senses Ninh Van Bay, Vietnam
Let the Six Senses Ninh Van Bay resort take you on a traditional Vietnamese bathing journey in this authentic yet luxurious bathroom with an all-wooden interior. Catch a glimpse of coral formations from your polished wooden bathtub that’s located right at the water’s edge, or simply soak in expansive ocean views from your stunning residence that’s been thoughtfully designed to evoke a sense of zen.
Ramp up the romance: One&Only Reethi Rah, Maldives
A soak in this stunning bathtub will have you floating on cloud nine (amid the bubbles). Make it even more romantic by surrounding yourself with dozens of aromatic candles and bath pillows. Gaze out at the seascape as the sunset turns the calm waters beautiful shades of pink and purple, just one of the many breathtaking sights to be witnessed at the five-star One&Only Reethi Rah private island resort in the Maldives.
Indulge in a spa-like experience: Phulay Bay, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Thailand
Decorated in a magenta and eggshell-white palette, this dazzling bathtub reflects the opulence of Phulay Bay, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve. You’ll feel like you’re in your own personal spa in your room’s luxurious ensuite, where deluxe bathing experiences are complete with floating flowers, matching bath amenities, and intricate Thai decorations, which add a touch of tradition to this elegant space.
Immerse yourself in nature: The Datai Langkawi, Malaysia
This sophisticated bathtub encompasses the best of the natural elements and five-star luxury of The Datai Langkawi. The bathtub is surrounded by sleek grey marble walls and a serene stone backdrop that leads out to a private infinity pool. While you soak, bask in the natural light flowing through the glass doors and listen to the symphony of the surrounding rainforest, its perfect harmony enhancing your ultimate relaxation.
A bathtub fit for royalty: Le Meurice – Dorchester Collection, France
A palatial bathtub moment awaits at the opulent Le Meurice, fit for Marie Antoinette herself. Indulge in bubbly bliss in a magnificent bathroom decorated entirely with white marble with accents of gold. As you step inside, admire the lavishness of this spectacular bath area and experience sheer bliss in your whirlpool bathtub, with iconic Parisian landmarks visible from the ornate glass windows.
Float around with an aquarium view: Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai
Floor-to-ceiling windows offer a glimpse into the underwater wonderland of Atlantis, The Palm’s aquarium. And what better way to appreciate the marine magic than from your gorgeous marble bathtub? As you float languidly in tranquil waters, watch schools of fish, sting rays, and even sharks glide past – this is your own personal moment to appreciate the beauty of the ocean world from the comfort of your luxe bathtub.
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