Thursday, April 30, 2009

Worlds Largest Swimming Pool: A Theme Thursday Post

The swimming pool at the San Alfonso del Mar resort at Algarrobo, Chile is 19 acres and holds the Guiness World Record for World's largest swimming pool.







23 comments:

Ronda Laveen said...

HOLY MOLY! I have never seen anything like this. You could get lost in that pool. I wonder how many life guards it takes to field a 19 acre pool?

Marianna said...

OMG!!!

I want to swim in it now! Thank you for adding...one more destination to my long "places to go" list lol

xoxo

shemistry said...

whoah!!!! do they have a lifeguard in there? :) i should wear one of those barefoot sandals in there....................................

hmmmm dreaaammmm! :)

Brian Miller said...

wow. experiencing waves of pool envy washing over me.

JGH said...

Whoa! I wanna go. It reminds me of my honeymoon in South Beach Miami when the hotel clerk said "Who needs a pool when you have THIS???" (indicating the ocean)

Wings said...

I have seen this before, and am still amazed by it. I wondered if people sometimes forget they are even in a pool. Very cool.

reyjr said...

hahaha! awesome!! (don't they have beaches in Chile?)

The Silver Fox said...

That's simply amazing.

Cuppa Jo said...

That's just craziness. How do they keep it clean? It's fully chlorinated? That's a lot of chemical. That's just crazy. It's CRAZY I say, crazy.

It's crazy.

Craziness.

tut-tut said...

Why do they need a pool just steps from the ocean!?

Hot Rocks said...

Wow that is really cool! That would be alot of fun swimming in there.

Debo Hobo said...

Cool!!! I thought for sure the World's Largest Pool would be in Dubai...

Tom said...

i could spend a year there and never get bored...just sunburnt.

Sandra Leigh said...

LOL! That's just awesome.

Kris said...

I want one!

DineometerDeb said...

Debo Hobo: Yes, I would have thought Dubai, known for excess, would have the world's largest pool too! What slackers.

DineometerDeb said...

Tuttut: I think the pool is warmer than the ocean. Maybe you can't swim in the ocean there.

Gabby said...

Please tell me you where there and swam in that pool and in the ocean. If not then you have to tell me you're going there soon. It looks amazing.

Dakota Bear said...

That's really something. It would be interesting to travel there just to see that pool.

Megan said...

I really need to renew my passport.

Ronda Laveen said...

Re: "My May Day Family Tradition." I am still laughing at your comment. Carpe May! Carpe 'Going-a-Maying.'

Baino said...

Is it real? I've had this sent to me by email a few times and thought it was photoshopped. Why would anyone want such an enormous pool, directly adjacent to a beautiful beach? (Actually all I can think about is how much chlorine they'll need to keep it so clear - my pool resembles a duck pond at the moment!)

California Girl said...

un-fucking-believable. not sure whether to marvel at this or think what a waste of water with the ocean right there.