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