The coolest pools in the world as seen in the Vancouver Sun

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Blue Lagoon Geothermal Resort, Grindavík, Iceland The Blue Lagoon, one of Iceland’s top attractions, holds six million litres of geothermal seawater which is renewed every 40 hours. The water’s temperature is always between 37 and 39 C.

Located a mere 40 minute drive from the Reykjavik city center, the Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa is one of Iceland’s most visited sites with more than visitors annually. It was recently voted ‘the best medical spa

Blue Lagoon Geothermal Resort, Grindavík, Iceland How does it happen? The seawater originates 2,000 metres beneath the ground where it is heated by earth’s natural forces. At this depth the temperature is 240 C and the pressure is 36 times the pressure on the earth’s surface. The geothermal seawater comes into contact with cooling magmatic intrusions and captures the earth’s minerals, resulting in this unique natural source known for its healing power.

Experience the Blue Lagoon is a huge geothermal (heat that’s naturally produced underground, naturally) spa in a lava field in Grindavik, Iceland.

Amangiri resort pool, Canyon Point, Utah The resort and pool are designed to blend into the natural landscape, embracing a dramatic stone escarpment.

Aman Resorts luxury hotel group has a Aman Resort in Southern Utah: the Utah luxury spa resort Amangiri. Amangiri Spa resort in Utah at Lake Powell in Utah

Joule Hotel, Dallas The Joule Hotel is a five-star, 129-room boutique hotel in downtown Dallas, home to the highly acclaimed Charlie Palmer restaurant on the ground floor. However, the hotel is likely best known for its 10th-floor heated pool that cantilevers eight feet beyond the building's exterior wall.

Hotel Joule, Dallas: Part of the pool juts out from the building with only a thick pane of glass between swimmers and the city ten floors below. (From 21 of the world’s sexiest rooftop pools on Matador Network)

Amangiri resort pool, Canyon Point, Utah The Amangiri pool is part of a resort cut into a protected valley in Canyon Point, Southern Utah, close to the border with Arizona.

Daily Update Interior House Design: The Amangiri Spa & Resort Brings Modern Luxury To Southern Utah That Blends In.

Nemo 33, Brussels The pool holds contains 2.5 million litres of non-chlorinated, highly filtered spring water maintained at 30 C and holds several simulated underwater caves at the 10-metre level. There are numerous underwater windows that allow outside visitors to look into the pools at various depths. The outdoor pool at San Alfonso Del Mar resort is about two metres deeper, with a depth of 35 metres at its deep end.

World's deepest indoor diving pool. Situated in Belgium, the Nemo 33 pool, is the world’s deepest recreational diving pool. It has a depth of just over 100 ft (approx 33 m).

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