There’s nothing more opulent than a free-standing bath. Especially one with a view across a major city skyline or cocooned in carefully designed details. That’s why, in this week’s Five on Friday instalment, we’re taking a moment to appreciate five examples of tubs that command the attention of the whole room. The bathroom, that is.

There are plenty of factors to take into consideration when incorporating a detached bath into a luxurious bathroom scheme. What orientation guarantees the user a visually pleasing view? Should the taps sit central or at the foot of the basin? Luckily, the following designers have found the solutions to these common deliberations to inspire your next ‘Full-Service Luxury’ project.


Use the filter for ‘Bedrooms and Baths’ on SLEEPIFIER to explore more of the one place where the outside world truly dissolves…

01 | Belmond Casa de Sierra Nevada, Mexico.

02 | The Orient Hotel Jakarta, Indonesia.

03 | Monteverdi, Italy.

04 | Six Senses Ninh Van Bay, Vietnam.

05 | Duba Plains Camp, Botswana.