World's largest swimming pool!

The pool is in Chile in the San Alfonso Resort. 250 thousand cubic meters of water, deepest part is 35 meters, all sea water. It took 5 years to build it, and the cost was about one billion euro's!

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+29 1. Syrup commented 11 years ago

i so want to bomb dive into that.
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+8 2. valerion commented 11 years ago

That looks really good. I wouldent mind taking a swim there. :D
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+13 3. callemacody commented 11 years ago

Im sorry, but i made a peepee in the pool >:)
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+13 4. gazh commented 11 years ago

judjing by the size of those hotels i would not want to see it at full capacity
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+31 5. Pato5000 commented 11 years ago

It's about 1Km long (0.62 miles)! Holy crap!
I've googled and here is the satellite view: http://goo.gl/maps/B11D
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+8 6. cranky commented 11 years ago

There's a marina inside the pool? That must be a first!
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+14 7. Reaperdaddy commented 11 years ago

that is damn epic, and the 35m deep makes me dream... one question though: if it if filled with sea water, what is the interest of going to the pool when you have the sea 15m behind the pool ?
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-3 8. owner commented 11 years ago

#5 thanks for the link.

btw, will it turn to blue colour if i pee in it ?? O:)
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+12 9. samxgx commented 11 years ago

#7:
remember JAWS
how about jelly fish stings?
how about steve erwin?
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+4 10. le_glaude commented 11 years ago

Is it big enough for michael phelps?
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-3 11. fjwjr commented 11 years ago

There's a leak in the liner! Ah, CRAP!
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+5 12. LightAng3l commented 11 years ago

Well... someone's gonna pee in it and they'll have to drain the water.
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+1 13. Chrisofskjern commented 11 years ago

Thats one hell of a pool!

But it's no indoor ocean like the Miyazaki Ocean Dome in japan :D
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+8 14. nyli13 commented 11 years ago

American size
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+7 15. Fan commented 11 years ago

Stocks for the chlorine company just went UP!
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+2 16. kaleemyork commented 11 years ago

where ia the public :D
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-1 17. BooTheGoose commented 11 years ago

#5:
Zoom out- it suddenly disappears...
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+1 18. c2quad commented 11 years ago

When i saw the Swimming pool its like, haaaaaaaaaaaaah !!
*SPLASHHH* ;)
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+3 19. Ritty5 commented 11 years ago

Mum, Can I please have one in our backyard???
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+3 20. Romi commented 11 years ago

Come on... how stupid is it to build something like that just in front of the Sea...?!
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-4 21. YetiGrowl commented 11 years ago

there's starving people in this world yet they build a fucking swimming pool that cost a billion dollars. this world is messed.
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+4 22. Severd_nerv commented 11 years ago

I wish you guys would stop taking videos of my back yard .... Seriously!!! =P
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-3 23. badboy007 commented 11 years ago

I would take a dumb in there and see how the clean it!
Would the take all the water out
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0 24. Saxxoo commented 11 years ago

#21 says a billion euro's... which is a bit more ;)

Now what we need is just a wave coming in from the ocean and the whole pool is ruined :O
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+3 25. Vaithan commented 11 years ago

So big you need a ferry to get to the other side :D
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-1 26. ringmaster commented 11 years ago

I lack sound.
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+4 27. irishgek commented 11 years ago

#5 thanks for the tinyurl , and also from wiki

"It cost about US$ 3.5 million (€2.8 million) to build.[5][6] The pool has been attracting tourists since it opened in December 2006."

I knew a billion was a stupid figure , And #21 its in chile, so what about all the jobs the locals got and what about all the tourists it brings to there country might have cost a bit but in the long run it brings people there and thats good for them and there not exactly the richest country in the world
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-1 28. dogfish commented 11 years ago

what's the point of building a pool next to the sea?
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+2 29. InfiniteBoredom commented 11 years ago

I wonder if they have any lifeguard jobs going?
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-1 30. theHourUndone commented 11 years ago

no reason to do such a thing next to a beach and destroy the beach..sea is right next to you..
but its a cool pool.
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-1 31. Nifen commented 11 years ago

i wonder what they use to clean the pool! I wonder if they use like 100,000 creepy crawler pool cleaners!
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+1 32. Pato5000 commented 11 years ago

#7 How do you think they fill the pool?

#22, Come on, say the truth! Say you like the little cottage I lent you for holidays... :D
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0 33. smodd commented 11 years ago

That pool has water from the ocean but is treated otherwise the contamination will be enormus, thats why you can see diferent color between the two source of waters like in the google map posted up...
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0 34. Philj commented 11 years ago

It's for the extreme person that likes to swim lengths :)
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+3 35. Usdevildoggmc commented 11 years ago

How even more awesome would this pool be if it had real Live Dolphins just living in there that u can swim with.
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0 36. max2000 commented 11 years ago

according to law in parts of Europe, people (individually, or collectively as families, or through legal entities' agency) may own forests, or land on steep mountain sides, yet not rivers, or seas, or lakes, unless in part and only w/ regard to make use of its surface, so called entitled to gathering civil fruits such formations could provide humans w/. so ..this 'New Vegas in the Hood', may rise at least few eyebrows when at imaging Banks securities, and property: I would start wondering new legal approaches, preparing for Moon slicing, building new tools to dig money from a Bank :(|)
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0 37. HyperionIV commented 11 years ago

I want to drop a little cesium chip in that pool.
and watch the fireworks
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0 38. Highherodynamic commented 11 years ago

Where the f**k is David Hasselhoff !!! :D