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World Class Pools – The Largest Pool in the World

The largest swimming pool in the world is at the San Alfonso del Mar Resort at Algarrobo, halfway up the coast of Chile, is recognized by Guinness World Records. The largest residential pool at the USA is located at El Campo, Texas. Measuring 50,000 square feet, it features a bar, six waterfalls, a 21 foot…

The largest swimming pool in the world is at the San Alfonso del Mar Resort at Algarrobo, halfway up the coast of Chile, is recognized by Guinness World Records. The largest residential pool at the USA is located at El Campo, Texas. Measuring 50,000 square feet, it features a bar, six waterfalls, a 21 foot water slide, and a 500 ft’river.’ It is tiny in comparison to this del Mar, carrying a mere 750,000 gallons of water. The is fed by a suction and suction system which supplies saltwater. It depends on sunlight for heating, which manages to raise the water’s temperature to 79 degrees Fahrenheit, about 16 degrees above the local sea temperature. Further, you can pay another fee to visit the glass enclosed volcano located within the pool which features warmer water, a heated shore (yes, the sand itself is heated), and an attached health club. The pool took almost 5 years to build, is estimated to have cost somewhere between 1.5 and two billion dollars, and runs 4 million dollars each year in maintenance expenses. Additionally, guests at the hotel can spend a day kayaking, scuba diving, or relaxing in a full-sized sailboat. Having a end of 115 feet, deeper than the LENGTH of swimming pools; the swimming pool measures 3,324 feet long, and covers an area of almost 20 acres. Especially, that’s over 860,000 square feet!!! A formal Olympic-sized swimming pool measures 164 feet long, 6 feet 7 inches deep, and retains 660,000 gallons of water. The capacity of the pool? 66 MILLION gallons.

At what point does a swimming pool turned into a swimming… lake? Sea? Ocean?

Author: Pool Markerter
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