Country Chile, City Algarrobo, 100 km from Capital Santiago. There is a private resort called San Alfonso del Mar. This resort has the world largest swimming pool at the size of 11 football stadium.
This world largest swimming pool covers the area of 20 acres with 3,323 ft long, 11.5 ft maximum depth and it containing more than 250 million liters of sea water directly pumped, treated and filtered from the Pacific Ocean.
This swimming pool was opened in December 2006 and was built by Chilean company named Crystal Lagoons which is owned by the famous scientist, biochemist, businessman and real estate developer Mr.Fernando Fischmann.
This pool holds the Guinness World Record for Earth’s largest swimming pool. It took the total of 5 years to complete the project.
The filtration system alone costs US$3.5 million, US$2 billion for construction and US$4 million in annual maintenance. This in one of the beautiful man-made place in the world to visit.
It has computer controlled unique sea water pumping system technology which uses sun’s energy to heat water and maintain comfortable 26-degree temperature, which is 9 degrees higher than the surrounding sea water.