When asked about the most exuberant and expensive pools the first thought that comes to your mind is the pools in your favourite 5 start hotel or the pools in water parks. These pools are opulent, expensive and luxurious. The top 10 expensive pools discussed below are part of hotels or private residencies throughout the world. Millions and billions of dollars are being spent to make and create them. So what is it that makes a pool expensive? It’s the use of luxury materials like marble, mosaic tiles, water slides, fountains and fine control system can also raise the expenses and make a pool expensive and luxurious.
Let’s have a look at the list of top 10 luxurious and expensive pools:
- Umaid Bhavan Palace – $ 2,25,000
Located at the Umaid Bhavan palace in India, ‘Zodiac’ is one of the most luxurious pools in the world with a breath-taking view. This underground, temperature controlled pool is placed in the heart of Umaid Bhavan Palace. This pool has been created in Art deco style and mosaic tiles are used for the ground floor of the pool. The mosaic tiles depict the twelve sings of the Zodiac and because of this mark it is very popular. Needless to say, the beauty and grandeur of this pool is unmatched.
- Gellert Thermal, Budapest, Hungary – $ 3.6 Million
One of the most ancient and luxurious bath houses in the world, the Gellert Thermal was built between 1912 and 1918. Though this bath house is very old but it’s still functioning. This Gellert Thermal pool is decorated with wonderful work of Art and attractive prestige. It is spread over 7,500 feet and created in great style. It is a Roman bath and children’s swimming pool.
- Sarojin Resort, Phuket, Thailand – $ 1 Million
This pool is located at the area of Phuket in Thailand. The Sarojin Resort was opened in December 2004 for public use. It has been renovated very beautifully and has since become more attractive. It offers a stunning view of the Indian Ocean which is very pleasing to look at. This resort provides you a refreshing massage by a trained masseur. Guests feel refreshed and relaxed at the beautiful landscaped garden which surrounds this pool.
- Kitchukov, family pool, Arizona – $1 Million
This lavish pool was built by Kitchukov family in Arizona with a heavy cost of $1 million. Travel channels call the Kitchukov as the most posh private pool in the entire USA. Arizona based Construction Company called ‘Red Rock Contractors’ took five months to build this luxurious pool. The pool is surrounded by a wonderful garden with a landscape view. This amazing pool has lavish features like a fifteen foot water slide, plentiful fountains, and a stunning waterfall cave. The opulence of this pool attracts many youngsters. If you want to experience luxury swimming then Kitchukov family pool is the perfect place for you.
- Nemo 33, Brussels, Belgium – $3 Million
Situated in Brussels, Belgium this is the deepest Scuba diving pool throughout the world. The maximum depth of this pool is 13 feet. The water of this pool is non-chlorinated and maintains a permanent water temperature of 30 degrees centigrade. The Nemo 33 has numerous underwater tunnels and rooms to explore. It also offers diving classes to new comers. If you are a certified diver then you have an opportunity to experience the deepest pool ever.
- Hearst Castle, USA – $10Million
The Hearst Castle was built in California, USA. The owner of this pool is William Randolph Hearst. This is a private home pool which is very popular among Native Americans. In fact there are two pools in the Hearst castle, the outdoor Neptune pool and the Roman pool. These pools were constructed between 1924 and 1936. These pools are ornamented with marble and mosaic tiles making it one of the most stylish and expensive pools all over the world.
- Lev Leviev, London, United Kingdom – $10 Million
The owner of this magnificent pool situated in the UK is an Israeli businessman. Although, it is one of the most costly pools, its actual cost isn’t on record. This beautiful pool is situated in Northern London. There is an automatic roof which can cover the swimming pool instantly through a button. This luxurious and exuberant pool was built with a large amount of over $10 million. This stunning and beautiful indoor swimming-pool is located at the residence of Lev Leviev. Decorated with mosaic tiles and gold, the look and feel of the pool is ethereal. Facilities like spa and steam bath is also available for guests.
- Seagaia Ocean Dome Miyazaki, Japan – $2 Billion
Next in the list we have the Seagaia Ocean Dome in Miyazaki, japan. This is no doubt a master piece of Sheraton group of hotels. This deluxe pool is also mentioned in the Guinness Book of World Records. This luxurious swimming-pool is hundred meters in length and hundred meters in width. Seagaia Ocean Dome has a water slide area and children’s pool area. This is world’s biggest Polynesia themed indoor swimming pool. Here you can experience luxury swimming as you desire.
- San Alfonso Del Mar, Algarrobo, Chile-$2 Billion
Located 100 km west of Santiago, this one’s a private pool. San Alfonso Del Mar has been mentioned in the Guinness Book of World records for being the largest pool in the world. It is constructed by Chilean developer Fernando and it was established in 2007. It is filled with 250,000,000 litres of water with heavy filters. The maximum depth of this super luxurious pool is eleven feet.
- Sharm el – Sheikh – $5.5 Billion
The City of Stars is our last selection in this illustrious list of expensive swimming pools. This is the most luxurious-pool in the world, period. It is still under construction in Egypt and is estimated to cost five and a half billion dollars. It is being constructed over an area of 21 acres which indicates its wide length.