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Soak in Serenity: 10 of the World’s Most Incredible Hotel Bathtubs

January 23, 2024
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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 tubs: 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 Singapore to the Maldives, we’ve rounded up the most jaw-dropping bathtubs in the world that really make a splash.

Marina Bay bliss: The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore

Premier Suite, The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore, home to one of the world's most incredible bathtubs
Premier Suite, The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore.

You don't even need to leave your Premier Suite to tick Singapore's most iconic sites off your list at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore. Unique octagonal windows offer some of the best views in the city. It's quite something to recline in the tub and admire Marina Bay Sands and the Singapore Flyer in the glittering lights of dusk.

Drink in unparalleled ocean vistas: Six Senses Zil Pasyon, Seychelles

Six Senses Zil Pasyon, Seychelles, home to some of the world's most incredible bathtubs.
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.

Indulge in a spa-like experience: Phulay Bay, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Thailand

Phulay Bay, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve, Thailand, home to one of the most incredible bathtubs in the world.
Phulay Bay, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve.

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.

Ramp up the romance: One&Only Reethi Rah, Maldives

One&Only Reethi Rah, Maldives, home to one of the world's most incredible bathtubs.
One&Only Reethi Rah.

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.

Marble stripes & jungle panoramas: Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan, Indonesia

Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan, home to one of the world's most incredible bathtubs.
Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan.

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.

Immerse yourself in nature: The Datai Langkawi, Malaysia

The Datai Langkawi, Malaysia, one of the world's most incredible bathtubs.
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.

Seek out zen-like bliss: Six Senses Ninh Van Bay, Vietnam

Six Senses Ninh Van Bay, home to one of the world's most incredible bathtubs.
Six Senses Ninh Van Bay.

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.

Float around with an aquarium view: Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai

Atlantis, The Palm.

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.

Glittering city lights: The Peninsula Hong Kong

Grand Deluxe Harbour View Suite, The Peninsula Hong Kong, home to one of the world's most incredible bathtubs.
Grand Deluxe Harbour View Suite, The Peninsula Hong Kong.

Watch busy city life unfold as you surrender to complete relaxation at this five-star Hong Kong hotel. Splash out on the ultra-luxurious Peninsula Suite and you'll be soaking up million-dollar views across Victoria Harbour and the city skyline. Just be sure to take someone to serenade you on the grand piano as you bathe.

Where inside & outside spaces meet: One&Only Palmilla, Mexico

Grand Suite, One&Only Palmilla, Mexico, one of the most incredible bathtubs in the world.
Grand Suite, One&Only Palmilla, Mexico.

This special bathtub 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.

Feature image: Le Meurice – Dorchester Collection, France.

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About Claryss Kuan
A bit too obsessed with tattoos, her cat, and exploring museums all over the world. Travelling is a must for Claryss, but so is discovering hole-in-the-wall restaurants, hidden gems, and the best cocktails in any city.

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