The world’s most photographed / most famous pool
This is the pool of Hearst Castle in California. The impressive outdoor pool of Hearst castle is built like a roman temple. William Randolph Hearst resided here in the early 1900s, inviting lots of stars, managers and politicians. A State Historic Monument, the Hearst Castle in California features two swimming pools, stunning expanses of gardens, and a 115 room house.
The world’s largest swimming pool
The worlds largest swimming pool is a lagoon with salty waters located in Chile, in a Resort called San Alfonso Del Mar in Algarobo. This enormous pool uses a computer and much energy to keep its water clean and in constant circulation. If you like doing laps in the swimming pool, you might want to stock up on the energy drinks before diving in to this one. This pool is 1013 m long and and covers 8 hectares in size – that’s 80,000 square metres. It contains an incredible 250,000 cubic metres of water and is acknowledged by Guinness World Records. This artificial pool has been created by biochemist and Chilean businessman Fernando Fischmann founder of Crystal Lagoons Company. It took five years to be build for the total cost nearly £1billion and the annual maintenance bill will be £2million.
The world’s largest indoor swimming pool
It is located in Seagaia Resort, in Japan, “Ocean Dome” has bagged the title of being the biggest indoor swimming pool ever made. It has the capacity to hold up to 10,000 people! The heat inside the marquee remains 30 degrees and the crown tinted with sky-blue and ever have artistic “clouds”. It has even a volcano that erupts every 15 minutes.
The world’s deepest pool
Nemo 33 in Belgium is the world’s deepest pool. It is 33 meters deep and consists of a submerged structure with flat platforms at various depth levels. The pool is certified indoor dive center. Its temperature is 33º C and it is filled with specially filtered non-chlorinated spring water. If you want to see more of this amazing pool take a look at Nemo 33.
The most expensive pools
No doubt the most fashionable pools at the moment are those on the roofs of the buildings. There is such luxury pool in Gallery Evason Hotel in Singapore with glass walls and view towards it from the upper floor. Villa Dall’Ava in Paris has a similar pool located on the roof overlooking the city. Four Seasons Hotel in Bali has a pool on a roof with view toward the jungle.
Lev Leviev, the diamond tycoon owns the most expensive private pool in his London mansion.
The world’s most dangerous swimming pool
No doubt, the Devil’s pool at the Victoria falls is the most dangerous pool in the world. In Zimbabwe the magnificent Victoria Falls have a drop of 128m. There is a place where one can swim called the Devil’s Pool but only during the months of September to December when water levels are comparatively low.