Be it for exercise, entertainment or simply for an improved outlook on life, people around the world know the value of a plunge into a swimming pool. Striving to improve and enhance the swimming experience, designers have gone to extreme measures to provide unique and unforgettable pools.

Grand Wailea Canyon Pool – Maui, Hawaii

Situated adjacent to the white-sand beaches of Wailea, the Grand Wailea Canyon Pool is a playful series nine pools staggered from 40 feet to sea level. The different pools are connected by a river-like current that ranges from whitewater rapids to a leisurely float, and world’s first water-powered elevator makes it easy for swimmers to take the trip over and over again. Six waterfalls, multiple slides and a tempting swim-up grotto bar create over 25,000 square feet of fun for kids and adults alike.

Golden Nugget – Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas is known for it’s love of over-the-top extravagance, and The Tank at the Golden Nugget is no exception. With a swim-up bar, three-story slide and posh cabanas for lounging in style, this pool is exceptional before taking the main attraction into consideration!

The centerpiece of this three-story water complex is a 200,000 gallon glass-walled aquarium featuring a colorful reef, spectacular exotic fish, stingrays and five species of sharks.

Nemo 33 – Brussels, Belgium

115 feet deep at the center, Nemo 33 is the deepest man-made pool in the world. Attracting over 25,000 divers every year, this pool features several fabricated underwater caves for dive simulations and holds over 700,000 gallons of water.

Water enthusiasts will be delighted with the variety of sports and activities available, and spectators will love watching through the large windows throughout the facility.

Hotel Grace – New York City, New York

This swanky hotel bar boasts a 22-foot heated pool that attracts some of the most beautiful social butterflies in the city. Sexy, fun and immaculately maintained by some of the best pool cleaners in NYC, this pool is one of the hottest places in the city to catch a drink.

With a live DJ, bottle service and a temping upstairs area with a steam room an sauna, this pool offers the wettest and wildest experience you could imagine.

Ubud Hanging Gardens Resort – Bali, Indonesia

The exquisite 5  star Ubud Hanging Gardens resort features a stunning infinity pool that overlooks the lush beauty of exotic Bali. Spanning over two levels and set in sparkling anthracite, these pools offer the ultimate in serenity and tranquility. In addition to the luxurious main pools, this resort offers private pools for each of it’s 38 villas.