The Biggest Swimming Pools in the World

This list features the biggest, most spectacular swimming pools in the world. These giant pools include some of the newest and most beautiful swimming pools on earth, as well as some natural pools. What is the biggest pool in the world? The largest swimming pools in the world can be found everywhere from Asia, to Australia, to the Middle East, and beyond.

Many of these largest pools were built by hotels while others are part of exclusive spas, organizations, or even private residences. Some of the largest pools in the world are located atop breathtaking panoramas of cityscapes or natural landscapes. These biggest pools take full advantage of the views around them and are often accompanied by aquariums, tropical fish, and other curious luxurious amenities. 

These biggest swimming pools in the world can be boisterous party pools such as in Las Vegas, while others are in tranquil, natural environments. The biggest pools in the world offer some of the best and most luxurious pool experiences in the world.

Where are the biggest swimming pools in the world located? Read through the list below to find out.

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  • 1

    San Alfonso Del Mar

    San Alfonso Del Mar
    Photo: pierivb / Getty Images
    This pool in Chile is more than 1,000 yards long, covers 20 acres, has a 115 foot deep end and holds 66 million gallons of water.
  • 2

    Ocean Dome

    Ocean Dome
    Video: YouTube
    This pool in Miyazaki, Japan is the largest indoor pool at 300 meters long and 100 meters wide.
  • 3

    Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa

    Blue Lagoon Geothermal Spa
    Photo: Cultura RM Exclusive/Henn Photography / Getty Images
    This pool in Iceland measures 5,000 square meters.
  • 4

    Marina Sands SkyPark

    Marina Sands SkyPark
    Photo: John Harper / Getty Images
    This pool in Singapore stretches 150 square meters.
  • 5

    Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory

    Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory
    Photo: CCicalese (WMF) / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 4.0
    This NASA pool in Houston is 202 feet long, 102 feet wide, 40 feet 6 inches deep, and holds 6.2 million gallons of water.
  • 6

    Nemo 33

    This Belgium pool is the world's deepest at over 33 meters.