There are hundreds of artificial swimming pools around the world that makes us dream of summer and vacations. But there is nothing more beautiful than the work of nature, so here are the five most incredible swimming pools that are natural.
Natural Swimming Pool
Hinatuan Enchanted River, Philippines
This natural pool is located at Surigao Del Sur, Mindanao,the most southern island of Philippines. The pool is at the Hinatuan River or known as the Enchanted River. The river originates from the ground and it is salty. However, it can hardly be called river, as the deepest point is about 50 feet. Its clear blue waters attract many tourists, so it may be even a bit crowded sometimes.
Pamukkale Thermal Pools, Turkey
Pamukkale Thermal Pools
You can hardly find somebody who has never heard of the Turkish natural pool- Pamukkale Thermal pools. Translated from Turkish the name means Cotton Castle, which perfectly suits the place. Located in the Denizli province, the thermal pools are opened all year long, but the best time to visit it is in winter. It is believed that Cleopatra had a bathing house here.
hot springs of Pamukkale
To Sua Ocean Trench, Samoa
To Sua Ocean Trench
Samoa is one of the most amazing island countries and on one of its islands – Upolu Island, is hidden a village Lotofaga and a natural swimming pool – To Sua Ocean Trench. However, human interfered here and added a dock and a ladder to ensure easy access. Otherwise, the place is untouched and amazes with its clear sea waters and lush nature around.
cave inside the trench
Kuang Si Falls, Luang Prabang
Kuang Si Falls
You can find this incredible natural pool 30 km west of the world heritage city Luang Prabang in North Central Laos. It is a three tier waterfall and its waters collect in numerous turquoise blue pools. A jungle surrounds the waterfalls, where visitors can have a picnic. Tourists can jump from limestone ledges into the water, swing in ropes or search for hidden spots among the tiers of the waterfall.
Devil’s Pool, Zambia
Located at the edge of Victoria Falls in Zambia, Devil’s pool is really thrilling and adventurous place. It definitely has its place in our bucket list(the photos speak for themselves), but be careful, when visiting it!