World's Most Luxe Pools

From ten stories up to inside a crater, these pools are sure to excite

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted May 31, 2009 4:23 AM CDT

(Newser) – On the lookout for a unique summer vacation experience? Woman’s Day recommends eight stunning pools in some of the world’s most beautiful locations:

  • The hanging pool atop the Joule hotel in Dallas projects 8 feet over the edge of the building.
  • The Homestead Crater at Homestead Resort in Utah is a 55-foot-high dome filled with warm spring water, popular with water skiers and scuba divers.

  • The pool at the Murano Oriental Resort in Morocco is paved with red enamel and mosaic tiles, giving the water a red tint.
  • The world’s largest pool, in Chile, is equivalent to 6,000 standard-sized pools.
  • Chile also boasts a ski-side pool at the Grand Hotel Portillo. The heated, glass-enclosed pool offers sweeping views of the Andes.
For the complete list, click the link below.

The Homestead Crater in Midway, Utah.   (HomesteadResort.com)
The red pool at the Murano Oriental Resort in Marrakesh, Morocco, positively glows.   (Expedia.com)
The ski-side pool temptingly awaits next to the Grand Hotel Portillo in Chile.   (SkiDream.com)
The hanging pool atop the Joule Hotel in Dallas, Texas.   (Starwood Hotels)
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