We'll take a rustic swimming hole over a manmade water park any day. Take a look at some of the dreamiest places to take a dip.
1. The Netherlands
Right next to a wooden farmhouse lies a lush, fresh-water pond. Want more country charm? It also has a toad pool and goat pasture.
Guests in this 18th century Tuscan mansion have access to the natural lagoon and waterfall. Add in a romantic vine-clad terrace, and your Mediterranean vacation is complete.
Forget a structured infinity pool — this stone house on the island of Sao Miguel has calming ocean views alongside a beautiful rocky basin.
Located in Basque country, enjoy breakfast on the patio of this newly-renovated house. Later, dip your toes in a relaxing swimming spot nestled among aquatic grasses.
5. New York
It's hard to believe there could be a natural pool in Brooklyn, but this eco-friendly, three-story brownstone is an oasis in the urban jungle. Just check out the roof deck and landscaped gardens.
An off-the-beaten path cabin located between Vancouver and Whistler has all the relaxing qualities of a wilderness getaway. The mini mountain lake was even built with an environmentally-friendly filtration system.
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