10 World's Strangest Pools Ever Built

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Caption:SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 26: Swimmers brave the unusually cold and windy weather, swimming at Bondi Icebergs swimming pool at Bondi beach on Australia Day on January 26, 2015 in Sydney, Australia. Australia Day, formerly known as Foundation Day, is the official national day of Australia and is celebrated annually on January 26 to commemorate the arrival of the First Fleet to Sydney in 1788. (Photo : Jessica Hromas/Getty Images)

These are not your ordinary swimming pools. These pools may excite you or even make your swimming experience the thrill of your lifetime. Ever consider swimming in a pool built near the ravishing waves of the ocean or even in the pool with a water colored like blood? These are just some of the strangest and weirdest pools ever built listed by Oddee and PopularMechanics!

1. Devil's Pool 

If you love waterfalls then maybe this may excite you more, the Devil's pool is located at the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe. The pool is at the top of the 360 ft. tall waterfall and it is a natural rock pool. Reportedly, tourists can experience the natural pool only in the months of Sept. to Dec. when it is reported that the water level is low.

Do not look on too far because the view might struck you! No pushing allowed on this pool.

2. Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa

Are you in for a more relaxing, healing and hot retreat? Blue Lagoon is located in Grindavik, Iceland. The pool is known to have geothermal features, and is run underneath by a lava flow. Tourists will experience a heated water in this pool and that could reach up to 100 degrees Fahrenheit. It was even noted that the water here have healing elements because of its rich mineral contents.

3. San Alfonso Del Mar

San Alfonso Del Mar pool is the largest pool in the world. Imagine the pool extending 3000 feet long and as deep as 115 ft. This pool is somewhat the goal of every swimmer to swim lapses to.

The pool reportedly reached $1.6 billion to be built and construction took up to five years. This pool somewhat resembles the beach as this uses natural beach water which amounts to more than 66 million gallons of water.

4. Golden Nugget

This pool may seem ordinary at first but if you're in for sharks and other marine creatures. This pool has it and just located in Las Vegas. Experience the feeling that you are actually swimming in with the sharks as the pool is bordered by a clear large aquarium glass to make you have the chance to look face-to-face with the ocean's fiercest animals.

5. Ubud Hanging Gardens

Hanging Gardens are not just meant for plants and gardens itself but also for pools. Imagine swimming in a top of pool overlooking the valleys and a great view. This pool is said to be inspired by the mountains and is located in Bali, Indonesia.

6. Marina Bay Sands

If you are scared of heights, this pool is not for you. The Infinity pool in this well-known hotel in Singapore. Tourists can have an experience swimming and looking through the view which is 55 stories high.The water in the pool gives an effect that it "flows over the edge."

7. Nemo 33

The pool is said to be the deepest indoor pool in the world, is descending 108 ft. below the ground and is located in Brussels, Belgium. This pool is great for diving enthusiasts as the pool beneath has a "system of underwater caves" which divers can explore.

8. Blood-red pool

The blood red pool famous in Koh Samui in Thailand looks an ordinary pool but its water is colored stained red. The water was said to turn red due to the mosaic glasses built underneath the pool which is colored orange, yellow and blood red.

9. Sacred Pool

This pool may be an exciting note for history lovers and geeks. The pool known as Pamukkale is located in Turkey and dons an underneath treasure full of relics. The sacred pool is full of history relics of an ancient Roman city Hierapolis.

10. Ocean Pool

This will make any swimmer's heartbeat skip faster. The pool which is located in Australia is placed near the ocean. This is one of the tourist spots of Bondi Beach which is their Iceberg Pools. The pool also uses ocean water and swimmers can even get a taste of the ravishing raves entering the pool.

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