World’s Biggest Swimming Pool
The biggest swimming pool in the world is The Crystal Lagoon at San Alfonso del Mar resort, Chile, and it cost the astonishing figure of 1 billion dollars to build. How much water can it hold? how long is it? Find out right here.
The awesome luxurious swimming pool holds up to 66 million gallons of water from the sea. The gigantic swimming facility has a computer controlled system through which on one side, the water from the sea is sucked and filtered before going into the pool, while on the other side, it is pumped out. The water in the pool is heated via sun-power and it is about 26 degrees Celsius.
How big is the world’s biggest pool?
The pool has a capacity of 66 million gallons, all sea water. It’s length is 3,323 feet (two times bigger than the second largest swimming pool), and it was built over an area of 20 acres. Not only is this pool acknowledged by the Guinness book of world records as the longest swimming pool, but it also holds the record for the deepest one, with a depth of up to 115 feet.
The Crystal Lagoon was built in almost five years, it was finished in 2006 and up-keeping the humongous pool costs about 2 million pounds per year.
What can you do in such a gigantic pool? Well, just about everything else you would be doing at the sea side. It has its own artificial beach side, and you can enjoy every water sport possible, from swimming to parasailing, wind-surfing, snorkeling and many more.
So, if you were looking for a cool vacation spot, this is the place for you.
Have a look below to see a video of The Crystal Lagoon, the world’s largest swimming pool:
Written with love and coolness by crissa on August 28, 2013 in World's Biggest Things
How do you rate this article?