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These Are The 30 Best Swimming Spots From Around The World.

JULY 24, 2014

Spending all summer in front that box fan in your bedroom is probably getting a bit old, no matter how many times you do the Darth Vader thing with your voice. It's time to get out of the house and find some classier ways to beat the heat. Lap up all the luxury in one of the 30 best swimming options from all over the world. You may have to fly halfway around the world to try one of these, but it is probably worth it. Sure, a lot of these are a pretty pricey. At least staring at these pictures may force your body temperature to a lower boiling point.

1. Ubud Hanging Gardens Hotel, Bali

1. <a href="http://hanginggardensubud.com/home/" target="_blank">Ubud Hanging Gardens Hotel, Bali</a>

2. Melissani Cave, Greece

2. <a href="http://www.visitgreece.gr/en/nature/caves/melissani_cave" target="_blank">Melissani Cave, Greece</a>

3. The Cambrian Hotel, Switzerland

3. <a href="http://www.thecambrianadelboden.com/de/13/default.aspx" target="_blank">The Cambrian Hotel, Switzerland</a>

4. Devil’s Pool, Victoria Falls, Zambia

4. <a href="http://www.devilspool.net/" target="_blank">Devil’s Pool, Victoria Falls, Zambia</a>

5. Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

5. <a href="http://www.marinabaysands.com/hotel/offers.html?utm_source=Google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_term=marina+bay+sands&utm_content=search&utm_campaign=G_USA%20Brand%20-%20New%20York" target="_blank">Marina Bay Sands, Singapore</a>

6. Pamukkale Hot Springs, Turkey

6. <a href="http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g297992-d306348-Reviews-Pamukkale_Thermal_Pools-Pamukkale.html" target="_blank">Pamukkale Hot Springs, Turkey</a>

7. Blue Lake, New Zealand

7. <a href="http://www.newzealand.com/travel/en/media/features/naturesustainable-tourism/nature_nelson-tasman-blue-lake.cfm">Blue Lake, New Zealand</a>

8. Hearst Castle, California

8. <a href="http://hearstcastle.org/" target="_ blank">Hearst Castle, California</a>

9. Pig Beach, Bahamas

9. <a href="http://www.bahamas.co.uk/things-to-do/bahamas-water-activities/swimming-with-pigs" target="_blank">Pig Beach, Bahamas</a>

10. Lake Hillier, Australia

10. <a href="http://www.australia.com/explore/states/wa/pink-lake.aspx" target="_blank">Lake Hillier, Australia</a>

11. San Alfonso del Mar Resort, Algarrobo, Chile

11. <a href="http://www.sanalfonso.cl/" target="_blank">San Alfonso del Mar Resort, Algarrobo, Chile</a>

12. Caño Cristales River, Colombia

12. <a href="http://www.lamacarena-meta.gov.co/index.shtml" target="_blank">Caño Cristales River, Colombia</a>

13. Hidden Beach, Mexico

13. <a href="http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g150793-d2528226-Reviews-Marietas_Islands-Puerto_Vallarta.html" target="_blank">Hidden Beach, Mexico</a>

14. Katikies Hotel, Oia, Santorini

14. <a href="http://katikies-santorini.hoteque.com/?gclid=CKHU5Obi278CFUYV7AodyVQArg" target="_blank">Katikies Hotel, Oia, Santorini</a>

15. Hamilton Pool, Austin, Texas

15. <a href="https://parks.traviscountytx.gov/find-a-park/hamilton-pool" target="_blank">Hamilton Pool, Austin, Texas</a>

16. Tosua Pool, Samoa

16. <a href="http://www.samoa.travel/sightseeing/x40/to-sua-ocean-trench" target="_blank">Tosua Pool, Samoa</a>

17. LeCrans Hotel, Switzerland

17. <a href="http://www.lecrans.ch/?lang=en" target="_blank">LeCrans Hotel, Switzerland</a>

18. Fairy Pools, Isle of Skye, Scotland

18. <a href="http://www.isleofskye.com/skye-guide/top-ten-skye-walks/fairy-pools" target="_blank">Fairy Pools, Isle of Skye, Scotland</a>

19. Plitvice Lakes, Croatia

19. <a href="http://www.np-plitvicka-jezera.hr/" target="_blank">Plitvice Lakes, Croatia</a>

20. Hotel Hacienda Na Xamena, Spain

20. <a href="http://www.hotelhacienda-ibiza.com/en/" target="_blank">Hotel Hacienda Na Xamena, Spain</a>

21. Carezza Lake, Italy

21. <a href="http://www.suedtirol-it.com/val-ega/lake-carezza.html" target="_blank">Carezza Lake, Italy</a>

22. Öschinensee Lake, Lötschberg, Switzerland

22. <a href="http://www.wanderland.ch/en/services/places-of-interest/sehenswuerdigkeit-0405.html" target="_blank">Öschinensee Lake, Lötschberg, Switzerland</a>

23. Hotel Chocolat, St. Lucia

23. <a href="http://www.hotelchocolat.com/us/boucan" target="_blank">Hotel Chocolat, St. Lucia</a>

24. Lake Tahoe, Nevada

24. <a href="http://www.visitinglaketahoe.com/" target="_blank">Lake Tahoe, Nevada</a>

25. Königssee “Lake of the King,” Germany

25. <a href="http://www.koenigssee.com/" target="_blank">Königssee “Lake of the King,” Germany</a>

26. Lake Menindee, New South Wales, Australia

26. <a href="http://www.visitoutbacknsw.com/menindee-lakes-nsw.html" target="_blank">Lake Menindee, New South Wales, Australia</a>

27. Aqua Dome, Austria

27. <a href="http://www.aqua-dome.at/en" target="_blank">Aqua Dome, Austria</a>

28. Blue Pool, McKenzie River, Oregon

28. <a href="http://visitmckenzieriver.com/new/component/k2/item/12-tamolitch-falls-aka-blue-pool" target="_blank">Blue Pool, McKenzie River, Oregon</a>

29. Lake Marjorie, California

29. <a href="http://itouchmap.com/?d=263216&s=CA&f=lake" target="_blank">Lake Marjorie, California</a>

30. Ritz Carlton, Hong Kong

30. <a href="http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/Properties/HongKong/Rooms/Default.htm?utm_campaign=TBPSUSEGPB41&src=ps&pId=rztbppc" target="_blank">Ritz Carlton, Hong Kong</a>

(via Izismile.) I feel better already. Share with friends to see if they want to join you for some swanky skinny dipping.