5 Of The World’s Best Swimming Pools

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5 Of The World’s Best Swimming Pools

There are many reasons to want to enjoy a day at the pool. Whether it is to exercise, splash around or cool off from an scorching hot day. The following selection of pools from around the world, offer memorable settings as well. In these pools you will combine swimming with sightseeing.

1. Bondi Icebergs, Sydney

Bondi Icebergs

Sydneysiders outdoor swimmers are spoiled for choice in Sydney. They can enjoy hopping in and out of pools across the city. Starting with North Sydney Olympic Pool beneath Sydney Harbour Bridge. Moving on to Andrew Boy Charlton, and then moving to newly revamped Prince Alfred Park Pool, before finishing the day at the Bondi Icebergs. A great way to finish the afternoon is with a dip at Bondi Icebergs.

2. Bains de Paquis, Geneva

Bains des Paquis

This outdoor pool provides an opportunity for sunbathers to soak up the sun and take a dip in the sparkling water of Lake Geneva but also to socialise with the locals as you enjoy alfresco drinks and food. A marvelous way to start your day is by attending the 6am concert help at the pools between 19 July and 1 September.

3. Gellert Thermal Baths, Budapest

Gellert Thermal Baths, Budapest

Gellert Thermal Baths is a traditional Hungarian thermal bath complex with spa treatments. The bath house has beautiful Art No

uveau architecture dating back to This thermally heated pool at Gellert Baths in Budapest were  long enjoyed for centuries by the Hungarians before hotel and bathing complex opened in 1918.
If you love spa and healing waters Gellert Thermal Baths in Budapest are for you. You can enjoy both indoor and outdoor pool.

4. Astoria Park Pool

Astoria Park Pool

Astoria Park has New York City’s oldest and largest swimming pool. This outdoor pool was used for qualifying events for the 1936 and 1964 Summer Olympics.

Other attractions include bocce courts, six tennis courts, two playgrounds, a skate park, and one track for running. As you can imagine one can easily spend the afternoon in this location with so much to do and great for the whole family.

5. Watercube Waterpark, Beijing

Watercube Waterpark, Beijing
Beijing National Aquatics Center, nicknamed Watercube, is an aquatics center that was build alongside Beijing National Stadium in the Olympics Green for the swimming competitions of the 2008 Summer Olympics. After the Olympics the building was revamped and half of it was turned into a water park with water slides and splash pools.. You can be spun on the Tornado, shoot down the Bulletbowl, and enjoy the waves as though you are in the ocean, or gently float in an inflatable ring down the Lazy River.

Tina is a DailyStar senior writer. She graduated from Edith Cowan University. Writing has always been something she enjoyed. Her positive outlook colours every aspect of her life. Her motto -Life’s too short so get living.

When she’s not busy writing, Tina is exploring the city she adores, running in her local Park every day, drinking an absurd amount of coffee, taking care of an adorable pup, kids and traveling.

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