A man-made saltwater lagoon on the southern coast of Chile has been acknowledged by the Guinness World Records as the world’s largest swimming pool.

Largest swimming pool in the world
Largest swimming pool in the world Largest swimming pool in the world
The pool is just beside the coastline… how bizarre…

The swimming pool at the resort of San Alfonso del Mar in Algarrobo city measures 1,013 metres (3,323 ft) in length, covers an area of eight hectares (20 acres), contains 250,000 cubic meters of water and is navigable in small boats. [Xinhuanet]

The previous largest pool in the world is the Orthlieb pool in Casablanca, Morocco, which measures at 480×75 metres. An Olympic size pool is just 50×25 metres.



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