A sight like no other – mother nature’s swimming pools

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Dean’s Blue Hole, Bahamas

Dean’s Blue Hole, Bahamas

When you think of vacation time, you may have thoughts of fruity drinks with an umbrella peaking out of the top of the glass, seeking out new and breathtaking views and, lounging by the pool – all from your hotel.

Though, if you’re truly seeking an ‘adventure’ why not consider taking in some of the most amazing and stunning ‘natural’ pools in the world.

Expedia has captured some of the most incredible and spectacular watering holes in the world.

Sacred Blue Centoe – Ik Kil, Mexico

Ik Kil, Cenote, Mexico Known as the “Sacred Blue Cenote"

Ik Kil, Cenote, Mexico Known as the “Sacred Blue Cenote”

This natural sink hole is sure to dazzle.

Cotton Castle – Pamukkale, Turkey

Pamukkale, Turkey Pamukkale translates to “Cotton Castle”

Pamukkale, Turkey Pamukkale translates to “Cotton Castle”

Surrounded by travertine rock, this magnificent tiered pool is one of Turkey’s true national treasures.

Dean’s Blue Hole – Bahamas

Dean’s Blue Hole, Bahamas

Dean’s Blue Hole, Bahamas

With it’s turquoise water and striking aerial views, Dean’s Blue Hole is perfect for diving and snorkeling.

Giola – Thasos, Greece

Giola, Thasos, Greece

Giola, Thasos, Greece

Giola is a secluded lagoon that is carved into the rocks of Greece and offers out-of-this-world views overlooking the Aegean Sea.

Havasu Falls – Supai, Arizona

Havasu Falls, Supai Arizona

Havasu Falls, Supai Arizona

Protected by the Havasupai Tribe, this liquid oasis sits in the middle of the Arizona desert.

Takama-ga-hara Onsen – Northern Japan Alps, Central Honsh?

Takama

Takama-ga-hara Onsen, Northern Japan Alps, Central Honsh?

Embark upon a day hike and encounter a secret hot spring, encased in mountains and lush greenery.

The Devil’s Pool – Victoria Falls

The Devil's Pool, Victoria Falls

The Devil’s Pool, Victoria Falls

Incredibly dangerous but amazingly beautiful.  Raging waters create the ‘devil’s pool’ and the world’s largest waterfalls.

Tat Kuang Si Waterfall – Luang Prabang, Laos

Tat Kuang Si Waterfall, Luang Prabang, Laos

Tat Kuang Si Waterfall, Luang Prabang, Laos

Take a dive from the surreal tree ropes, into a cool, blue-green lagoon.  Discover the walking trails throughout this tropical paradise.

Buley Rockholes – Litchfield National Park, NT Australia

Buley Rockholes, Litchfield National Park, NT Australia

Buley Rockholes, Litchfield National Park, NT Australia

This slice of outback heaven is located in Litchfield National Park, complete with crystal-clear water running over clay-colored rocks.

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Tracee Tuesday

Tracee Tuesday is a travel writer, radio and television personality.Her mission is to inspire, inform and equip you with information necessary to experience the most amazing trips that are fun, affordable and culturally broadening.In her pastime, Tracee enjoys: white water rafting, astrobiology, zoology, traveling, music, horseback riding, and is an all-out foodie.