Whether you want to relax by a pool or soak in the water, here are some incredible destinations for you to consider. From luxurious infinity pools with unbeatable views to natural pools teeming with marine life, Here is our list of the most exotic pools from around the world.
The Devil’s Pool, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe’s Devil’s Pool is a small 328-feet-high lagoon connected to one of the biggest waterfalls in the world, Victoria Falls. There are guides who make sure you don’t slip whilst you look down into Victoria Falls itself.
Jellyfish Lake, Palau, Micronesia
Jellyfish Lake is a marine lake where millions of golden jellyfish migrate daily. They do not harm humans as their stinging cells are not strong enough to do so. Situated on the island of Eil Malk in Palau, Micronesia, Jellyfish Lake is popular with those who like snorkelling.
The Great Blue Hole, Belize
Part of the Belize barrier reef, and about sixty miles from the coast, the Great Blue Hole is an underwater sink-hole full of marine life and encircled by coral. It has a rich blue colour and is close to 300 metres wide and 120 metres deep, making it the largest sink-hole in the world.
Havasu Falls, Grand Canyon, Arizona
Within the Native American lands of the Havasupai tribe in the Grand Canyon, Havasu Falls is an oasis in the hot, arid Grand Canyon National Park. One waterfall chute drops over a 30 metre cliff into a large pool. Due to high calcium carbonate content, The water has a vivid blue-green colour due to its high calcium carbonate content and the colour contrasts beautifully with the surrounding red rocks.
Gold Energy Pool, St. Regis Resort, Lhasa, Tibet
The exclusive five-star St. Regis resort in Lhasa, Tibet gives you stunning Himalayan views, along with access to an equally amazing gold-tiled pool. The water is salted and warmed up to a comforting 28-32 degrees celsius. Nearby you can get a foot massage and food.
Crocosaurus Cove Pool
For those who like to raise their adrenaline levels, the Crocosaurus Cove pool is a must. You can dive in a protected cage. Than you’ll love to dive into this pool full of crocodiles in Darwin, Australia. There are over 200 species, with the largest saltwater crocodiles up to five metres long. You can dive in a protected cage 12 times a day from 9.30 am. till 5 pm. for $160 per person or $240 if you take your fearless buddy with you!
Pamukkale Thermal Pools, Turkey,
Natural turquoise pools at the Pamukkale thermal pools are made of travertine, sparkling-white sedimentary rocks deposited by water from the hot springs. The Pamukkale site has more than one hundred warm, shallow pools of all sizes and shapes over a vast area. Located in Pamukkale city in the Denizli Province of south-west Turkey, it can easily be reached by public transport or an organised tour.
Ik Kil Cave Pool, Mexico
A fantastic natural pool is located at Ik Kil Archaeological Park, 3km from Chichén Itzá and Pisté in Mexico. A perfectly round well-type cenote 96 feet wide and about 130 feet deep, with waterfalls, aquamarine water and wild jungle vegetation snaking everywhere.
Giola Natural Pool, Thassos Island, Greece
A hidden gem in Greece, Giola is a crystal-clear natural pool located near the village of Astris on the southern side of Thassos Island. It’s a bit hard to reach as you’ll need to walk about 2 km from the main road. But diving from 8-metre-high cliffs to these perfect turquoise water is well worth it.
Sanctuary Swala, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
Tarangire National Park is the heart of Maasai country. In a remote corner amongst giant acacia trees and looking out beyond the flat savannah, Sanctuary Swala offers a very exclusive safari experience. An infinity swimming pool overlooking a water hole frequented by game is the perfect place to view the ancient baobab trees, ambling elephants and birds in flight.
Jade Mountain Resort, Saint Lucia
An incredible pool can be found on the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia island, in a secluded, luxury resort with a private beach. Here, all rooms glide into one and with no fourth wall, your living area turns into an extravagant private infinity pool that simply floats out into the full magnificence of the St. Lucia Pitons World Heritage Site, and the Caribbean Sea.
Reethi Rah Resort, Thailand
Set on one of the largest islands in North Malé Atoll in The Maldives, the all-villa Reethi Rah resort offers an unparalleled array of luxurious options including an infinity pool within a pool. Sleek and spectacular, with unprecedented privacy, the Reethi Rah resort has extensive outdoor adventure options, including snorkelling and diving in the exotic underwater world. It’s super expensive, but wonderful