World's Most Beautiful Swimming HolesNothing is quite as refreshing as a summer dip in a natural pool. We've found the world's most beautiful swimming holes and places you can stay nearby. Grotto della Poesia (Grotto of Poetry) in Rocca Vecchia, Italy According to legend, a stunning muse once bathed in the pool, hence its name. For travelers today, it's easy to see why poetry would be associated with its natural beauty. Oh for an afternoon there!
This limestone pool is just 15 minutes from the town of Lecce, on the Adriatic Sea.
Click here to see other beautiful rentals in Lecce from €20/night!Cenote Ik-Kil near Chichén Itzá, Mexico Located on the way to the ancient Maya city of Chichén Itzá, this magical pool is actually a sinkhole (cenote) which sits 85 ft (26m) below ground level. Mysterious looking vines hang down over the 130-foot-deep (40m) pool. Chichén Itzá is an easy day trip from Cancun. A rental there is the perfect base from which to explore the Maya ruins and stop for a quick swim in this cenote.
Find beautiful Cancun rentals, starting at $15/night here!Calanque de Sugiton, between Marseille and Cassis, France A calanque is an inlet, bay or cove with steep rock walls found along the coast of the Mediterranean. The Calanque de Sugiton is easily accessible to hikers and unlike most calanques, it is open to tourists during the warm season.
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Fancy a dip at Buley Rockhole? Stay in an amazing Darwin vacation rental from $74/night!Vancouversun.com (Grotto della Poesia, Cenote Ik-Kil) Bing.com (Calanque de Sugiton, Lake Dudu) swimmingholes.org (Buley Rockhole) Calgaryherald.com (Hamilton Pool)