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11 Most Amazing Natural Pools on the Planet!

Natural Pools! Ever feel the need of a get-away from home to decompose and recharge your energy?

What better place to recharge your body than a beautiful encounter with one of the world’s most amazing natural pools! You’re going to fall in love with these wonders and you’ll have no other option than to add some of these natural pools to your bucket list!


Ik Kil Cenote in Chichen Itza, Mexico

The combination of pure blue water with groups of friendly catfishes will give you a surreal feeling. Then when you add the beautiful surroundings of cascading vines around the pool, you will be living an otherworldly experience.

Swimming in this amazing place has definitely been one of the most unforgettable experiences in my life. It’s without a doubt an experience you don’t want to miss.

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Grotta della Poesia in Roca Vecchia, Italy

This important Bronze Age and Mycenaean archaeological site sits on the Adriatic coast. It’s made up of two turquoise and blue karst sinkholes. It looks amazing!



Las Grietas in Puerto Ayora, Ecuador

This ocean water pool is positioned between two tall cliffs on the central island of Santa Cruz. You can dive and see beautiful coral reefs. As you can see there’s more to the  Galapagos than gigantic tortoises and marine iguanas.

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Blue Lagoon in Grindavik, Iceland

This is a naturally heated geothermal pool with a constant temperature of 40C (104F). No wonder this Blue Lagoon is so famous in the icy cold country of Iceland which is just south of the Artic Circle. Who ever thought of having a bar right next to this lagoon is a genius! You don’t even have to leave the water to get a drink!

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To Sua Ocean Trench in Samoa, South Pacific

Definitely a magical experience! Not just will you be thrilled with the beauty of this Island, but you’ll feel like this place is from another world. It’s one of  the most romantic islands in the South Pacific. For those of you who are really good swimmers, here you can swim underneath the rock tunnel and out to the ocean.

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Nanda Blue Hole in Vanatu, South Pacific

Another wonder of the South Pacific! This amazing body of deep blue fresh water is located in Espiritu Santo, the largest island in Vanuatu.

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Fairy Pools in Isle of Skye, Scotland

Beautiful scenic and icy cold waterfalls stream down from the Cuillin Mountains into these aquamarine pools to form this majestic natural pool in Scotland. Some say it looks like something out of the Lord of the Rings.

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Gunlom Plunge Pool in Northern Territory, Australia

In this Australian natural pool, the beautiful background is what makes this an even more amazing experience. Visitors can enjoy views of the Kakadu National Park and watch the ever-changing colors in the sky. The best time to visit is during sunset.

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Natural Pool in Noord, Aruba

This natural pool is a unique rock formation that creates a calm and shallow pool-like spot. Visitors can enjoy snorkeling, diving, or simply a relaxing day staring at the Caribbean Sea. This place is definitely a hidden gem which will make u feel like you’ve discovered something. I’m adding this one to my bucket list!

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Erawan Falls in Thailand

Erawan is a mythical three-headed elephant. The seven-tiered falls were named after this mythical creature for their supposed resemblance. The best way to enjoy these gorgeous falls is relaxing inside the emerald pool right beneath them. The surroundings of these falls is covered with forest where  elephants, monkeys and king cobras can be spotted.

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Sliding Rock in North Carolina,  United States

It’s almost like Mother Nature’s water park. Visitors here can enjoy sliding down the waterfall’s slippery rock surface into the plunge pool below. This looks really fun!

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