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
This natural sink hole is sure to dazzle.
Cotton Castle – Pamukkale, Turkey
Surrounded by travertine rock, this magnificent tiered pool is one of Turkey’s true national treasures.
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 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
Protected by the Havasupai Tribe, this liquid oasis sits in the middle of the Arizona desert.
Embark upon a day hike and encounter a secret hot spring, encased in mountains and lush greenery.
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
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
This slice of outback heaven is located in Litchfield National Park, complete with crystal-clear water running over clay-colored rocks.