These Are Probably The Best Swimming Pools In The World

By : Alex Watt |


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Summer is coming to a close which means there’s not much time left for a nice dip in an outdoor swimming pool. Unless, that is, you visit a country where the sun actually shines for more than a couple of months each year. Imagine such luxury…

For the discerning UK swimmer, there’s also the issue that your local leisure centre may not be up to scratch. And, if you don’t fancy sharing the pool with a runaway plaster or a startling amount of urine, there are some other awesome options across the globe.

Ditching the rather dull traditional rectangle shape, some designers have been far more creative with their architecture, not to mention the locations of where you can take a dip.

From the violin-shaped private pool in New Jersey of former Goldman Sachs banker Jay Dweck, to the epic infinity pool at Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands hotel which sits 57 stories high and overlooks the city’s skyline, these places offer a swimming experience you won’t forget in a hurry!

Check out the best pools from around the world below:

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Violin shaped swimming pool – Bedford, New York (U.S.)

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Infinity pool – Marina Bay Sands Hotel, Singapore

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Golden Nugget pool – Las Vegas, Nevada (U.S.)

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Pool at Boucan – Hotel Chocolat, St. Lucia

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Hanging Gardens – Ubud Hotel, Bali

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Oberoi Udaivilas pool – Udaipur, India

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Velassaru Reort – the Maldives

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Swimming pool with waterfalls – Saddle River, New Jersey (U.S.)

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LeCrans Hotel and Spa – Crans Montana, Switzerland


Icebergs pool – Bondi Beach, Australia

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Huvafen Fushi resort – the Maldives

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The Roman Pool – Hearst Castle, California (U.S.)

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Crystal Lagoon – San Alfonso del Mar resort, Chile

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Chongwe River House pool – Zambia

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Spree River pool – Berlin, Germany

So, anyone fancy a swim?