10 Most Extraordinary Pools

This infinity pool would be scary but exciting to use at least once.  
Find this at the Joule Hotel in Dallas Texas  (So.Living Mag)

Californians have enjoyed the gorgeous Neptune Pool at Hearst's Castle (below) while touring Hearst Castle but did you know it's one of the 10 most extraordinary pools in the world?  I do like the old world design and Hearst flew in all of the Grecian and Roman columns, re-doing it several times before it was right.  Read on...

Top:  Hearst's Neptune Pool; Bottom:  Alili Abud Bali Villa pool

The top 10 most extraordinary pools in the world are listed as:
The Icebergs, Sydney Australia
The Neptune Pool, Hearst Castle, San Simeon, CA.
The Alili Abud Pool Villas, Bali
Swimming Pool somewhere in Iceland
San Alfonso del Mar, Algarrabo, Chile
The  Gellert in Budapest, Hungary
Harbor Plaza Pool, Hong Kong China
The Badeschiff, Berlin, Germany
The Pimalai, Koh Lanta, Thailand
The Joule Hotel Pool, Dallas

Another view of the Joule in Dallas, left; the Viceroy roof top pool in Miami; and the Iceland pool in Sydney, Australia

The Southern Living Magazine awards for the best USA hotel pools:
Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando, FL
Renaissance Concourse Atlanta Airport Hotel, Atlanta, GA
Hotel Monteleone, New Orleans, LA
Fontainebleau Miami Beach, Miami, FL
Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, D.C
Keswick Hall at Monticello, Charlottesville, VA
Wilderness at the Smokies, Sevierville, TN

See more extraordinary pools here
See my Mediterranean Pools post here


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