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The infinity pool at the Grace Santorini, which overlooks the Greek island's famed caldera view.

World's Top 10 Most Spectacular Swimming Pools

Swimming Pool News, Reviews & Resources (15+) Top 10 Most Spectacular Swimming Pools

"I'm an actor, not a star. Stars are people who live in Hollywood and have heart-shaped swimming pools." - Al Pacino.

"Somebody said to me, 'But the Beatles were anti-materialistic.' That's a huge myth. John and I literally used to sit down and say, 'Now, let's write a swimming pool.'" - Paul McCartney.

A SWIMMING POOL, swimming bath, wading pool, paddling pool, or simply a pool, is a container filled with water intended for swimming or water-based recreation. There are many standard sizes, the largest of which is the Olympic-size swimming pool. A pool can be built either above or in the ground, and from materials such as concrete (also known as gunite), metal, plastic or fiberglass.

Pools that may be used by many people or by the general public are called public, while pools used exclusively by a few people or in a home are called private. Many health clubs such as the YMCA, fitness centers and private clubs have public pools used mostly for exercise. Many hotels have pools available for their guests. Educational facilities such as schools and universities occasionally have pools for swimming or physical education classes, or competitive athletics such as swim team. Hot tubs and spas are pools with hot water, used for relaxation or therapy, and are common in homes, hotels, clubs and massage parlors. Swimming pools are also used for diving and other water sports, as well as for the training of lifeguards and astronauts.

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  • Piscine Molitor, 4 Rue Nungesser et Coli, 75016 Paris, France.
  • Piscine Molitor - since 1929. Swimming pool and hotel complex located in Porte Molitor, 16th arrondissement of Paris, Île-de-France, Paris, France. It is next to the park Bois de Boulogne, and between Stade Roland Garros and Parc des Princes. The complex was built in 1929 and inaugurated by Olympic swimmers Aileen Riggin and Johnny Weissmuller. The pool is known for its Art Deco designs and the popular introduction of the bikini by Louis Réard on 5 July 1946. 4, rue Nungesser et Coli, 75016 Paris, France.
  • San Alfonso del Mar, Algarrobo, Chile.
  • San Alfonso del Mar - private resort in Algarrobo, Chile. The swimming pool measures 1,013 meters (3,323 ft) in length, covers an area of eight hectares (20 acres), contains 250,000 cubic meters of water and is recognized as the WORLD'S LARGEST SWIMMING POOL.
  • The Swimming Pool at Golden Nugget Hotel, 129 E. Fremont St., Las Vegas, NV 89101, U.S.A.
  • The Swimming Pool at Golden Nugget Hotel - Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A. There are two great pools at the Golden Nugget. The first one is The Tank, which boasts an enclosed three-story water slide allows guests to practically swim with the sharks. Maintained by the hotel's Life Sciences Department, it houses 300 animals from around the world, including six species of elasmobranchs (sharks and rays) and bony fishes.
  • Hanging Gardens Ubud, Desa Buahan, Payangan, Bali 80571, Indonesia.
  • The Swimming Pool at Hanging Gardens Ubud - jungle pool in Ubud Hanging Gardens Luxury Resorts, Desa Buahan, Payangan, Bali.
  • The Swimming Pool at Holiday Inn Shanghai Pudong Kangqiao, No. 1088 Xiuyan Road, Pudong New Area, 201315 Shanghai, China.
  • The Swimming Pool at Holiday Inn Shanghai Pudong Kangqiao - Pudong New Area, Shanghai, China. Features a startling 24th storey overhang swimming pool, glass bottom and all which apparently makes you feel like you’re "swimming over the air".
  • The Swimming Pool at Hotel Villa Honegg, 6373 Ennetbürgen, Switzerland.
  • The Swimming Pool at Hotel Villa Honegg - Ennetbürgen, Switzerland. Heated and air conditioned using lake water. The water is pumped from Lake Lucerne at Kehrsiten and taken to Bürgenstock to supply the heating and air conditioning systems at the hotel.
  • The Swimming Pool at Katikies, Oia, Santorini, GR 84702 Greece.
  • The Swimming Pool at Katikies Hotel - Oia, Santorini, Greece. A complex of bridges, cubist cottages and infinity pools. Considered the grande dame of Santorini’s boutique hotels.
  • The Swimming Pool at Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956.
  • The Swimming Pool at Marina Bay Sands - Singapore. Ultimate luxury and breathtaking views. Experience Sands SkyPark and the stunning Infinity Pool. From it you can gaze out upon an amazing view of the Singapore skyline—and straight down a 55-story plunge to the ground.
  • The Swimming Pool at Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort, 40 Avenue Princesse Grace, Monte-Carlo 98000, Monaco.
  • The Swimming Pool at Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort - Monte-Carlo, Monaco. The lagoon and swimming pools at the Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort. The beautiful landscaped gardens feature a magnificent lagoon with cascades, jacuzzis and vast sun terraces. A first for Europe, this lagoon with its pale sandy bottom inspires a sense of weightlessness, leisure and total relaxation. It is complemented by an indoor swimming pool area with children’s paddling pool, and a hammam and jacuzzi next to the Cinq Mondes SPA.
  • The Swimming Pool at Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong on the 118th floor, International Commerce Centre (ICC), 1 Austin Rd W, West Kowloon, Hong Kong, SAR.
  • The Swimming Pool at Ritz-Carlton - Hong Kong. On the 118th floor. The World’s Highest Swimming Pool.
  • The Swimming Pool at The Swimming Pool at Westin Maui Resort & Spa, 2365 Ka'anapali Parkway, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761, U.S.A.
  • The Swimming Pool at Westin Maui Resort & Spa - Maui, Hawaii, U.S.A. Features an 87,000 square-foot aquatic playground with 5 pools, spa tubs hidden by tropical waterfall gardens and a 128-foot water slide.
  • World's deepest indoor swimming pool: Nemo 33, Brussels, Belgium.
  • WORLD'S DEEPEST INDOOR SWIMMING POOL - Nemo 33, Brussels, Belgium. 33 meters, 115 feet deep.
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