With the start of the hotel business all over the world, pools have become synonymous with them. Some of these pools are being transformed into utterly luxurious ones with cutting-edge technology and use of high end materials along with fountains, natural hot springs and in addition to give it an expensive and spectacular experience. These pools present in some resorts are also used in earning thousands of dollars due to its ability to pull the elite crowd towards them.
Five Of The Most Expensive Pool Styles In The World Are Given Below:
City Of Stars
The Crystal lagoons, the famous builder company in Egypt has built a pool complex with an investment of 5.5 billion dollars in their project “City of Stars resort” in Cairo, Egypt. This pool is said to have 18 lagoons interconnected over a area of 30 acres. This pool uses the technology wherein they get the water supply from the Red Sea, three kilometers away from this place, wherein the water will constantly be circulated, filtered and disinfected as well. This has been done by the Egyptians in order to increase the tourism and real estate’s agents in their country.
The Sarojin Resort was started by Lady Sarojin in the year 2005 and has the most lavish pools in the world. This resort located along the beach of Phang Nga in Thailand is near Phuket and boasts of overlooking at the vast expanse of the Indian Ocean along with forest view too. This resort was destroyed after Tsunami hit Thailand, but was reconstructed and is trying to pull tourists from around the world yet again. This resort has been bestowed with numerous awards too in the year 2007 and 2012 for being the best resort to visit for its exceptional features.
Gellert Thermal Bath
This bath complex, located in Budapest, Hungary is one of the oldest of its kind and was built in the early years of 1912 to 1918 in Art Nouveau style. This bath is one of the most popular ones in the world and pulls a lot of crowd to Budapest. It is said to have medicinal properties since the 13th century and were also known to contain “healing waters” or “magical health spring” too.
Gellert Thermal bath is said to have been destroyed to a bit during the World War II, but got renovated recently in the year 2008. This bath is fed by over hundred hot springs and spans over an area of 700 square meters and is engraved with artistic mosaics from early times, sculptures and stained glass windows too. The medicinal property of this bath is in the fact that it is filled by hot springs which contain various minerals which help in treatment of various diseases. This bath is open to the common public too.
Kitchukov Family Pool
One of the most expensive and magnificent private pools in America is owned by a family in Gilbert, Arizona, the Kitchukov’s. This pool is also said to be the “poshest privet pools” in the US and is beautified by spending an extravagant amount of 1 million dollars. This pool was constructed by the Arizona based development company, Red Rock Contractors and it took well over 5 months to finish the construction.
This pool boasts of a waterfall grotto, a 15 foot waterslide, fountains, green landscape to add up to the beauty along with big boulders palm trees too. This pool has been technologically built so that the family can control and regulate the pool’s temperature and the lighting around it through any web-enabled device. This technology is better known as the ScreenLogic Interface system.
Umaid Bhawa, Jodhpur
The Umaid Bhawan is a located at Jodhpur in the princely state of Rajasthan in India. It is considered to be the world’s biggest private residential area. This palace is partly managed by the Taj Group “A group of Hotels” and another part is used by the royal descendants of the palace and the rest belongs to the museum area. The Umaid Bhawan used to be called the “Chittar Palace” because of the use of stones named as “chittar” during the construction.
This palace was built in the year 1943 and it took 15 long years and approximately 225, 000 dollars to construct the entire palace. The most important and striking feature of this palace is the open-to- guest pool which is located underground at the center of the palace called “Zodiac”. The pool is constructed in a circular manner with various mosaic tiles depicting and signifying the different zodiac signs and is made of Art Deco style as well.