San Alfonso del Mar, the Largest Swimming Pool on Earth
San Alfonso del Mar, a huge swimming pool in Chile, is worth to be one place to spend holidays. It is acknowledged as the largest swimming pool on the earth by Guinness World’s Records with about 1 kilometers long and up to 35 metres deep. Visitors are even able to sail on the deep, quiet water of the swimming pool by boat. As the largest saltwater swimming pool in the world, San Alfonso del Mar invites people all over the world to visit it.
Many people call it as a lagoon instead of pool considering no less than 250,000 cubic of water inside it. Tourists keep coming to San Alfonso del Mar since the first day it was opened for the public. The construction of the swimming pool consumed up to 1.5 billion dollars, and each year, another 2 million dollar is spent for the maintenance of the place. However, this swimming pool becomes the favorite of many tourists and becomes the symbol of the city.
In order to keep the water in the pool clean, fresh salt water from the sea are flown to the pool through a computerized-filtering system. The temperature of the water in San Alfonso del Mar is maintained at exactly 26 degrees of Celsius. It is much higher than the temperature of the water in the beach because people who visits the pool enjoy swimming in the warm water showering by sunlight. Some tourists even call it as the greatest artificial paradise on earth.
Getting tired of swimming in such a gigantic pool, visitors can get back to the resort and get relax while being served with some delicious cuisines. The restaurants in the resort are ready to serve their customers with many mouth-watering local and international cuisines. The visitors can enjoy having their meals while sightseeing the landmark of the crystal turquoise water of San Alfonso del Mar swimming pool.