38 amazing pools around the world

There are fun and unique pools to swim in scattered all over the globe, whether they’re natural or man-made.
You could swim in deep-blue water in the Hidden Lagoons of Chile, or get a fantastic view of the New York City skyline from SoJo Spa Club.

The Ultimate List – published on in BUSINESS INSIDER by Aliza Gulab and Trisha Bonthu on Nov 7, 2019


1 – Lençóis Maranhenses National Park
Brazil
These sand-dune pools are made of collected rainwater.

2 – San Alfonso Del Mar Resort
Algarrobo, Chile
This is the world’s largest swimming pool.

3 – Marina Bay Sands
Singapore
Get the best views of Singapore from the world’s largest rooftop infinity pool.

4 – Market Square Tower
Houston, United States
Part of this pool hangs out over the building’s edge, 500 feet in the air.

5 – Villa on the Rocks
Bandol, France
Dive into this Airbnb’s 91-foot aquarium pool.

6 – Hotel Villa Honegg
Ennetbürgen, Switzerland
The pool sits 3,000 feet above lake Lucerna, overlooking the mountains.

7 – Fervedouro Pool
Jalapão State Park, Brazil
The clear water is warmed by a hot spring that bubbles from below.

8 – Royal National Park
Sydney, Australia
These figure-8 pools are a natural phenomenon in Australia.

9 – Y-40 The Deep Joy
Montegrotto Terme, Italy
The world’s deepest pool has a depth of 138 feet.

10 – Sojo Spa Club
Edgewater, NJ, United States
The infinity pool at this spa overlooks the New York City skyline.

11 – Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti
Tanzania
Watch animals take a drink from a watering hole right next to the pool.

12 – Blue Lagoon
Grindavík, Iceland
This geotermal pool is famous for its milky-blue water with minerals.

13 – The Edge
Bali, Indonesia
This resort’s glass-bottom pool hangs 500 feet above the Indian Ocean.

14 – Dana Villas
Santorini, Greece
This hotel has pools for balconies.

15 – Villa Cella Bella
Bali, Indonesia
Jump into a custom, lavish flower pool.

16 – Jade Mountain Resort
St. Lucia, Caribbean
There is no barrier between your room and your pool at this resort.

17 – Diyaluma Falls
Koslanda, Sri Lanka
This waterfall’s pools have been carved by water rapids.

18 – Mhondoro Safari Lodge and Villa
Limpopo Province, South Africa
Get personal with elephants that love drinking from this saline pool.

19 – Hotel Xcaret Mexico
Riviera Maya, Mexico
Swim through a glass bridge that connects two pools.

20 – Cachoeira do Mutum
Presidente Figueiredo, Brazil
Perfect circle pools were formed naturally by turbulent waters.

21 – Széchenyi Thermal Baths
Budapest, Hungary
Bathers swim day and night in these thermal pools.

22 – TWA Hotel at John F. Kennedy Airport
New York City, United States
Watch planes take off from the runway at this pool at JFK Airport.

23 – Lagoons of Baltinache
Atacama Desert, Chile
The high salinity leaves people floating in the deep-blue water.

24 – Cascate del Mulino
Saturnia, Italy
These cascading hot springs have a natural temperature of 99.5° F.

25 – Seljavallalaug Pool
Iceland
A 30-minute hike on a unmarked trail leads to this pool in the mountains.

26 – Grotta della Poesia
Torre dell’Orso, Lecce, Italy
Dive from 15 to 30 feet off the surrounding cliffs.

27 – Porto Moniz
Madeira, Portugal
These are natural swimming pools formed by lava.

28 – Laucala Island Resort
Fiji
The cofounder of Red Bull owns this resort with a glass cube pool.

29 – KC Resort and Over Water Villas
Koh Samui, Thailand
Swim in a pool below your hotel room.

30 – Hanging Gardens of Bali
Bali, Indonesia
There are two tiers to swim in at this pool.

31 – Carpa Olivera
Mazatlán, Mexico
This man-made pool has been inside the ocean for over a century.

32 – Thermal Pools
Pamukkale, Turkey
The calcium-rich water stays at 96° F.

33 – Playita Rosada
Lajas, Puerto Rico
This pool is boxed off within the ocean.

34 – Mardan Palace
Antalya, Turkey
Tons of celebrities have visited this 5-acre pool.

35 – Bondi Icebergs Pool
Bondi Beach, Australia
This is Australia’s most photographed ocean pool.

36 – The Library Resort
Koh Samui, Thailand
The red, orange and yellow tiles make the water appear red.

37 – Grand Resort Deck
Cotai, Macau
It’s home to the longest rooftop lazy river.

38 – Las Grutas de Tolantongo
Hidalgo, Mexico
Natural hot springs are carved into Mexico’s cliffs.