Unless you don’t know how to swim, there usually isn’t any reason to fear a dip in a swimming pool. However, these pools take swimming to new heights completely and certainly aren’t for the faint of heart.
On a hot day, you probably wouldn’t think twice about jumping into the water, but these aren’t the average pools you’re used to seeing in a backyard. Here are ten of the scariest swimming pools around the world that are bound to turn yellow from those who aren’t brave enough.
This pool at a Holiday Inn in Shanghai, China, hangs 100 meters in the air and makes you very aware of that with a glass-bottom. Instead of looking down at pool tiles, you can look down at the city below.
Once the deepest indoor swimming pool in the world, Nemo 33 in Brussels, Belgium has several simulated underwater caves that is definitely not for the claustrophobic. The complex serves as a multi-purpose diving instruction, recreational, and film production facility.
Almost all pools radiate a bright inviting blue that we’ve grown to expect when taking a dip, but that’s not the case for this pool in Koh Samui, Thailand.
The Library Blood-Red Pool makes it feel like you’re swimming through red waters. However, this coloring doesn’t come from any sort of dye, only from the red, orange, and yellow tiles.
The Ubud Hanging Gardens in Bali, Indonesia, is one thrilling swim that overlooks the beautiful valley below.
This uniquely designed building called Sky Condos in Lima, Peru, looks like a bunch of elevated diving boards are sticking right out it. However, these plank-like features of the building are all separate swimming pools that give you different views of the city.
Infinity pools already give you a daunting illusion, but there has never been one more vertigo-inducing than the one at Marina Sands Resort in Singapore, Singapore. It’s the world’s largest rooftop infinity swimming pool.
If your thrill-seeking needs aren’t met solely by heights than you might want to try the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas, Nevada. The pool lets you swim alongside a tank of sharks and other sea creatures, there’s also a transparent slide that goes right through the tank.
The Bandra Ohm Tower balcony pools in Mumbai, India have transparent walls and have pools on each story, going all the way up to 37 stories high.
At 38 stories high, this bridge connecting two luxury apartment blocks in Singapore, Singapore is already intimidating enough to be on top of. The Sky Habitat Swimmable Bridge let’s you swim across the daunting height and you can’t get a much better spot to work on your tan.
The Devil’s Pool in Victoria Falls, South Africa, is perched on the edge of the world’s largest waterfall with the only thing keeping you from going over being a stone wall.