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Dream Pools

3 IMPOSSIBLY PERFECT POOLS, link

Here are three “impossibly perfect pools,” from Luxury Travel Magazine. These are some actual beauties here…not the same old, same old. And we wish this Avalon Hotel, Gothenburg, Sweden would get more props for it’s “death defying” clear-bottom, edge of the building pool. If we see the Joule in Texas …

THE GOLDEN NUGGET, LAS VEGAS

We’ve written about this pool before, here and here. Now, we’ve finally been in it. It’s indoors and heated, but open air. There are tons and tons of chaise lounges and it must get pretty crowded in season. We were there in November and it was pretty empty. There are …

WE WISH WEDNESDAY- UXUA CASA HOTEL & SPA, BRAZIL

The pool is legendary at UXUA Casa Hotel & Spa in Brazil. It is lined with 40,000 shimmering green aventurine crystal quartz pebbles. Besides being beautiful (see below), the quartz tiles and are said to have healing and youth restoring properties. A hotel pool that restores youth? I’m in. The property features 10 individual casas …

100 DEGREES OF WE-WISH-WEDNESDAY

With triple-digit temperatures all over the west this week, this is where we want to be: Hotel Villa Honegg in Switzerland, in the Alps, above the town of Ennetbürgen. The resort hangs off the side of an ice-crusted mountain and reaches arctic temperatures mid-winter. There’s an indoor pool too, with heat …