25 Most Fascinating Swimming Pools From Around The World

Posted by , Updated on November 18, 2022

You have not lived until you’ve swum in one of these most beautiful swimming pools! We’ve brought you the biggest pool in the world, but you haven’t seen anything as fantastic as the pools in this list. These are some of the most unique swimming pools the world has to offer; you won’t want to miss them! In this list, we will share the most fascinating natural and man-made swimming pools from around the world. Whether you swim for exercise or leisure, you are sure to enjoy these breath-taking views, once in a lifetime locations, and wonderful water works. Get on your swimsuit because here are the 25 Most Fascinating Swimming Pools From Around The World!


Utah Crater

Homestead Crater steps to enter

Located in Midway, Utah, Homestead Crater is a 55-foot tall, limestone rock that nature has hollowed out and filled with 90° to 96° F water. This is the first of three natural pools on our list.


The Sarojin, Thailand

Cabana over pool at Sarojin

An exceptional boutique beach resort in Thailand that allows for relaxation, freedom, and inspiration, the Sarojin is the only pool on our list to offer overwater bungalows for a truly luxurious experience.


Altira Hotel, Macau

Indoor Macau pool

The Altira Hotel in Macau has a one-of-a-kind indoor swimming pool which seems to be connected with the horizon. Take a trip here to take a dip and enjoy all the buzz and casinos that Macau is known for.


The Lalu, Taiwan

Lalu infinity pool

Nested on the shores of Sun Moon Lake, this heated pool is the longest swimming pool in Taiwan (60 meters long). It is one heck of a lap pool for those of you who like swimming as an exercise. Come the month of February; the surrounding trees erupt with pastel pink cherry blossom making this a gorgeous sight!


Devil's Pool, Victoria Falls, Zambia


This natural rock pool at the top of Victoria Falls has come to be known as the Devil’s Pool. Located at the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe, the fall is 355 feet high. Every year from September to December, when the water level is low, you can be one of the lucky few to swim in the Devil’s Pool.


Joule Hotel, Dallas

Joule pools hanging over side of building

Located in the five-star Joule Hotel, Dallas, this amazing pool projects about eight feet over the sidewalk from the edge of the 10th floor. While some would consider it terrifying, this is the best way to float in the sky without jumping out of a plane.


Four Seasons Hotel, Seattle

Four seasons Seattle pool in the morning

Looking over the Elliot Bay and the Olympic Mountains, this heated infinity-edged pool with hot tub and fireplace is truly a magnificent spot to stay in Seattle.


Four Seasons Maui at Wailea

Close up on couple and waiter at Four Seasons pool

This beautiful pool not only offers a great view, but it comes with additional luxuries such as an underwater music system, six cabanas with flat screen HDTV’s with wireless headsets, a swim-up bar, and more.


Hearst Castle

Neptune pool and surrounding momuments

Hearst Castle is a National Historic Landmark mansion located on the Central Coast of California, United States. Home to two antique pools, the Neptune pool (pictured) is a spectacular sight, especially when you consider that pool construction began in the 1920’s!


Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Marina Bay at sunset

The Marina Bay Sands has a jaw-dropping infinity edge pool that makes you feel as if you will float down the side of the 57th story hotel. While the sights are beautiful, be prepared to overcome your fear of heights!


Nemo 33, Belgium

Close up of Nemo 33 dive tunnel

Nemo 33, a recreational scuba diving center in Uccle, Belgium, held the record for the deepest diving pool in the world until the construction of Y-40 Deep Joy Pool in Italy. It is filled with 2.5 million liters of non-chlorinated, highly filtered spring water. It’s man-made caves and viewing windows keep it at number 15 on our list!


Gunlom Falls, Kakadu National Park, Australia

Plunge pool with family

Who hasn’t wanted to swim near a waterfall? The Gunlom pools are located at the top of a seasonal waterfall and look out over some of the most stellar Australian scenery, making this a must see!


Mes Amis Resort, St. Martin

Mes Amis pool and lounge chairs

This enormous infinity-edged heated pool makes the Mes Amis Resort a great location to stay. What sets Mes Amis’ pool apart is that it is situated inside a private seven acre plot, meaning that you can enjoy this pool without the huge crowds of some other resorts.


Bondi Icebergs Club, Sydney

Dondi Pool near the ocean

The Bondi Icebergs Club is the official home of winter swimming in southern Australia. The amazing Bondi pool snuggles right up to the ocean, allowing visitors the once in a lifetime opportunity of having the ocean waves crash onto them while inside the pool.


Ramada Resort, Tanzania

Ramada pool with hotel

Officially known as the Ramada Resort Dar Es Salaam, this unexpected luxury on the Tanzanian coast is breathtaking for its deep blue expanse of a pool against the angular lines of the Ramada.


Castello Vicchiomaggio, Tuscany, Italy

Tuscany infinity pool

Set away in the Tuscan hillside, Castello Vicchiomaggio’s pool is a small slice of elegance in beautifully rustic surroundings.


Cavo Tagoo, Mykonos

Cavo Tagoo pool overlooking the ocean

We can’t say enough great things about Mykonos, and Cavo Tagoo’s amazing outdoor pool overlook is just another reason that we all want to visit.


Pimalai Resort, Thailand

Pimalai resort with tree and buildings in background

This beautiful swimming pool looks more like a temple site. It’s a fresh-water, infinity-edge pool which is set around 50 meters above sea level. While swimming, you can enjoy the spectacular views of the beach and the sea below.


Harbour Plaza Hotel in Hong Kong, China

Harbour Plaza pool looking at the city

Luxurious Harbour Grand in Hong Kong has this one of a kind swimming pool on its 23rd floor. The pool faces the Victoria Harbour and has visually stunning views of the city’s countless skyscrapers.


San Alfonso del Mar. Algarrobo, Chile

San Alfonso near the ocean

This one of the world’s largest swimming pools (3,324 feet long and 19.77 acre). The water is pumped from the Pacific Ocean after it has been filtered and treated, giving guests the opportunity to swim in the sea while looking at the ocean.


Alila Ubud Hotel, Bali, Indonesia

Alila Ubud Pool

Belonging to the Alila, a boutique hotel high on a hill, this pool is a relaxing retreat like no other. It lets you see and feel the best Bali’s nature has to offer.


The Merlin Phuket Hotels & Resorts - Phuket, Thailand

Merlin pool at twilight

Located in Phuket, toward the south of Thailand, The Merlin is part of the constellation of hotels of nightlight that stud the Phuket coast. The crowning gem of the Merlin is its magnificent pool overlooking all that Phuket has to offer.


Dreams Resort Las Cabos, Mexico

Couple at Dreams Resort Cabo in the pool

One of the best all inclusive resorts in Los Cabos, Dreams has an awe-inspiring infinity edge pool that overlooks the Sea of Cortez – making for breathtaking views.


Rangali Island – Maldives

Regali island pool with loung chairs

One of the magical islands and atolls in the Maldives, Rangali Island is home to one of the world’s most beautiful pools overlooking the ocean.


Anantara Golden Triangle Resort

Golden Triangle Pool

From the edge of the pool you can see both Laos and Myanmar (Burma)! Perched on a ridge overlooking the hills of Myanmar and Laos, Anantara’s Golden Triangle resort is as enchanting as the region in which it is located.

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