10 Awesome Pools
Whether you'd rather relax poolside, explore geological wonders, rage down artificial raptors, or take in the view, one of these 10 Awesome Pools will have the thrills, chill out time, or sights you're seeking.
1. Aquaworld. Budapest, Hungary.
Aquaworld, located in the northern outskirts Budapest, is Central Europe's biggest indoor water theme park with 11 slides, 17 pools, surf pools, spas, baths, and private pools.
2. Hotel the Vine. Funchal, Madeira, Portugal.
Perched above the city skyline on the rooftop of The Hotel The Vine, this sparkling oasis provides the illusion of an open space with the privacy of its rooftop location.
3. Homestead Resort Crater. Midway, Utah.
The Homestead Resort located in Utah offers access to an underground marvel. The crater pool is a 55-foot deep, hive-shaped limestone rock that has been hollowed out by 10 thousand years of erosion. The opening located at the top of dome allows for sunlight and fresh air, while the mineral water keeps the temperature at a comfortable 90 to 96 degrees year round.
The Homestead Resort has crafted a tunnel through the rock wall at ground level and constructed decks, a soaking area, and plenty of room to for scuba divers and snorkelers to explore. Additionally, the Resort offers guided tours and history of this geological wonder.
4. Nemo 33, The Deepest Swimming Pool In the World
Nemo 33 takes the title of deepest swimming pool in the world. A recreational diving center in Brussels, Belgium, Nemo 33 is equipped with five levels spanning over a 100 feet. The pools require around 2.5 million liters of water to fill. Memberships as well as guest passes are available.
5. San Alfonso Del Mar Resort. San Alfonso, Chile.
Located off the coast of Chile at the San Alfonso Del Mar Resort, this massive lagoon has been dubbed the World's Largest Swimming Pool by the Guinness Book of World Records. More than 1,000 yards long, the giant pool covers 20 acres, has a 115 ft deep end, and holds 66 million gallons of water. A Chilean biochemist designed the pool using a technology that recycles seawater to keep it clean, requiring fewer additives.
6. The Infinity Pool at the Hotel Caruso. Amalfi Coast Hotels, Italy.
The Infinity Pool at the Hotel Caruso in Ravello on the Amalfi Coast amazes with its unique views of the mountain coastline.
7. Chime Long Water Park. Guangzhou, China.
Located in Guangzhou, China, Chimelong Water Park is the largest, most advanced water park in Asia offering the latest water ride attractions guaranteed to thrill those seeking adventure.
8. Gellert Baths and Spa. Budapest, Hungary
Budapest is the only large city in the world with 80 geothermal springs. The Gellert Baths and Spa is among the most extravagant. Located in Budapest, the medicinal spring and spa are decorated with a wealth of original Art Nouveau furnishings, artistic mosaics, stained glass windows, and sculptures. The Gellert Baths, which translates to English as "Disco Bath", include artificial waves, women's and men's thermal pools, and full medical services.
9. Phoenix Seagaia Resort Hotel in Miyazaki, Japan.
Confirmed as the World's Largest Indoor Swimming Pool in The Guinness Book of World Records, this gem is located at Phoenix Seagaia Resort Hotel in Miyazaki, Japan. Capable of holding up to 10,000 people, the "Ocean Dome" offers an sand beach, artificial volcano, wave generating machine, and a painted sunny skyline for a roof.
10. The Badeschiff. Berlin, Germany.
Badeschiff or literally "bathing ship" is located in Berlin Germany. It is Originally a cargo container, this pool has been converted into a pool on Spree River.