Time to take a dip in Vietnam’s highest infinity pool

By Vy An   July 15, 2017 | 08:50 pm GMT+7
If you care about the planet and an Instagram hit, take a ride to this pool in Sapa.
Time to take a dip in Vietnam’s highest infinity pool

Deep in the moutains around Sapa in Northern Vietnam, this infinity pool lies 900 meters (3,000 feet) above sea level, overlookng terraced fields and a massive range of high mountains.

Time to take a dip in Vietnam’s highest infinity pool

The pool belongs to Topas Ecolodge, an eco-site that opened in 2005 as a hotspot for thrill-seekers looking to get close to ethnic groups and trekking trails.

Time to take a dip in Vietnam’s highest infinity pool

In June, National Geographic listed the eco-lodge as the number one on a list of "21 places to stay if you care about the planet".

Time to take a dip in Vietnam’s highest infinity pool

To get to the pool, it takes a 45-minute bumpy bus ride through the muddy roads of Sapa.

Time to take a dip in Vietnam’s highest infinity pool

According to Topas Ecolodge, you will be served by young people from the local minority tribes. Though not all are equally proficient in English, it’s an authentic and northern mountain getaway experience.

Time to take a dip in Vietnam’s highest infinity pool

It costs from $173 a night to stay at the eco-lodge, and only $22 to visit the pool alone.

Photo courtesy of Topas Ecolodge

 
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