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Take a Look at the Biggest Swimming Pool in the World

Want to take dip in the world’s biggest pool? Then head on over to the Alfonso del Mar resort in Algarrobo, Chile.

Have you ever gone to the pool and thought, “Hey, I wish more people could fit into this.” Well apparently, the creators of the Alfonso del Mar resort had the same idea and decided to construct a pool large enough to get into the Guinness Book of World Records.

This is the world's largest swimming pool.

This is the world's largest swimming pool.

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It's found in the Alfonso del Mar resort in Algarrobo, Chile.

It's found in the Alfonso del Mar resort in Algarrobo, Chile.

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Construction was completed in 2006, and they've been in the Guinness Book of World Records since then.

Construction was completed in 2006, and they've been in the Guinness Book of World Records since then.

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The pool costs more than $1billion to construct and covers nearly 20 acres…

The pool cost more than $1billion to construct and covers nearly 20 acres...

That's the equivalent of about 6,000 standard-size 26-foot long pools or 20 Olympic size swimming pools, and it holds up to 66 million gallons of seawater.

That's the equivalent of about 6,000 standard-size 26-foot long pools or 20 Olympic size swimming pools, and it holds up to 66 million gallons of seawater.

As for the depth of the pool, it goes as deep as 115 feet deep. And yes, you can definitely practice your snorkeling skills in there.

As for the depth of the pool, it goes as deep as 115 feet deep. And yes, you can definitely practice your snorkeling skills in there.

In fact, the pool is actually much like swimming in the ocean since it works by collecting, filtering, and circulating seawater.

In fact, the pool is actually much like swimming in the ocean since it works by collecting, filtering, and circulating seawater.

It uses a computer-controlled suction and filtration system to collect water from the ocean to pump it into the pool.

It uses a computer-controlled suction and filtration system to collect water from the ocean to pump it into the pool.

The sun also keeps the pool warm enough (around 26 degrees celsius) to make swimming even in the cooler months comfortable.

The sun also keeps the pool warm enough (around 26 degrees celsius) to make swimming even in the cooler months comfortable.

The giant pool's creator, Biochmeist and founder of Crystal Lagoons, Fernando Fischmann, claims that his company has built an impressive artificial paradise.

The giant pool's creator, Biochmeist and founder of Crystal Lagoons, Fernando Fischmann, claims that his company has built an impressive artificial paradise.

"As long as we have access to unlimited seawater, we can make it work, and it causes no damage to the ocean," he says.

"As long as we have access to unlimited seawater, we can make it work, and it causes no damage to the ocean," he says.

When it comes to costs for upkeep, the giant pool reportedly costs up to $4million annually.

When it comes to costs for upkeep, the giant pool reportedly costs up to $4million annually.

But that's a tiny price to pay in order to maintain the world's largest pool that filters sea water!

But that's a tiny price to pay in order to maintain the world's largest pool that filters sea water!

26 Comments

  1. Angie Fraley

    August 25, 2017 at 5:01 PM

    Fernanda Gutiérrez….

  2. Angie Fraley

    March 5, 2018 at 7:38 AM

    Fernanda Gutiérrez….

  3. Queenie Bosque Milo

    August 25, 2017 at 12:21 PM

    Wow! Where it is?

  4. Queenie Bosque Milo

    March 5, 2018 at 8:29 AM

    Wow! Where it is?

  5. Janelle C. Yu

    August 24, 2017 at 10:41 PM

    Josephine Co

  6. Janelle C. Yu

    March 5, 2018 at 8:29 AM

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  7. Ray Oñate

    April 5, 2017 at 12:34 AM

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  8. Ray Oñate

    March 5, 2018 at 7:38 AM

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  9. Jeff Go

    April 4, 2017 at 3:52 PM

    Irene Paulo

  10. Amber Marion

    April 4, 2017 at 3:36 PM

    Wish I could go with you Wong Kok Yee

  11. Jeff Go

    March 5, 2018 at 7:38 AM

    Irene Paulo

  12. Amber Marion

    March 5, 2018 at 7:38 AM

    Wish I could go with you Wong Kok Yee

  13. Karen Tusa Mitchell

    April 4, 2017 at 9:04 AM

    Fantastic xxxx.😇

  14. Domtican Jimenez Kipas

    April 4, 2017 at 6:36 AM

    its seaming pool

  15. Achmad Johan M

    April 4, 2017 at 5:08 AM

    Such a waste of money… sad… if only the 1 billion they could feed the poor and the hungry in Somalia and other third world countries.

  16. Karen Tusa Mitchell

    March 5, 2018 at 8:29 AM

    Fantastic xxxx.😇

  17. Maxime Hérault

    April 4, 2017 at 2:38 AM

    Erica Dube

  18. Domtican Jimenez Kipas

    March 5, 2018 at 7:38 AM

    its seaming pool

  19. Sebastian Vexlund

    April 4, 2017 at 1:58 AM

    Kimberly Ruiz

  20. Rovilyn Tomic

    April 4, 2017 at 1:51 AM

    Beautiful

  21. Achmad Johan M

    March 5, 2018 at 7:38 AM

    Such a waste of money… sad… if only the 1 billion they could feed the poor and the hungry in Somalia and other third world countries.

  22. El John D. Castillo

    April 4, 2017 at 1:03 AM

    Why would they even build the biggest swimming pool if its close to the big blue sea.

  23. Maxime Hérault

    March 5, 2018 at 8:29 AM

    Erica Dube

  24. Sebastian Vexlund

    March 5, 2018 at 8:29 AM

    Kimberly Ruiz

  25. Rovilyn Tomic

    March 5, 2018 at 8:29 AM

    Beautiful

  26. El John D. Castillo

    March 5, 2018 at 8:29 AM

    Why would they even build the biggest swimming pool if its close to the big blue sea.

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