When someone says they have seen the most stunningly beautiful lakes from around the world, what comes to mind? If the word “lake” makes you think of the small pond behind your childhood home, or the Lochness Monster, then you have seriously missed out on some of the most famous lakes in existence. These beautiful lakes stretch across the world from the United States to the Philippines. Get your swimsuit or your ice fishing gear ready because these 25 Stunningly Beautiful Lakes From Around the World will have you ready to buy a plane ticket and head to one of these amazing lakes!
Lake Titicaca, Peru and Bolivia
The highest commercially navigable lake in the world is located on the border of Peru and Bolivia at 3,811 meters. It is widely known for its artificial floating islands constructed and inhabited by the Uros people.
Moraine Lake, Canada
The first of many Canadian lakes, this photogenic lake has made appearances on the Canadian twenty dollar bill, as a preview picture for Android, as a photo in the video game The Last of Us, and the login screen of Windows 10.
Lake Pinatubo, Philippines
Formed only recently (in 1991) after a monsoon, this crater lake is found at the top of Mt Pinatubo, an active volcano in the Philippines.
Lake Annette, Canada
One of Alberta’s kettle lakes, Lake Annette is the perfect place for a picnic, fishing, scuba diving, or star gazing.
Laguna Colorada, Bolivia
Located at 4,200 meters above sea level in southwest Bolivia, the Laguna Colorada gets its bright red color from the sediments and pigmented algae beneath its surface. It’s also extremely shallow with an average depth of 50 cm.