17 Surreal, Secret Swimming Holes You Have To Visit Before You Die
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asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us their favorite little-known swimming holes around the world. Here are the gorgeous results.
Cenote Dos Ojos — Tulum, Mexico
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"Pictures won't do it justice. You enter in a small cavern with crystal clear water, then you can swim through dozens of tunnels and caves that lead to other pools. It was amazing."
To-Sua Ocean Trench — Lotofaga, Apia, Samoa
Enchanted River — Hinatuan, Surigao, Philippines
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Maunawili Falls — Oahu, Hawaii
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Emerald Lake — Kilkis, Greece
Havasu Falls — Grand Canyon, Arizona
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Cypress Springs — Vernon, Florida
"It's a natural spring just north of Panama City. The water is always cold and a beautiful aqua color! It can only be reached by kayaking."
Dragonara Hole — Mellieha, Malta
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Cummins Falls — Jackson County, Tennessee
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Lower Lewis Falls — Cougar, Washington
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"One of the most beautiful places. If you go in mid-August, it is never crowded and the water is so beautiful and crisp. I highly recommend it to everyone!"
Tarzan Falls — Yona, Guam
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Santa Rosa Blue Hole — Santa Rosa, New Mexico
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"It's a breathtaking natural lake that's pure blue!"
Horseshoe Lake — Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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The Blue Hole — Dwejra, Gozo Malta
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Jacob's Creek — Scottdale and Mt. Pleasant, Pennsylvania
"This swimming hole requires a hike over a railroad bridge, a la
Stand By Me, to get there — scary as crap! Putting your life in jeopardy is worth it though as you end up at a beautiful waterfall with cliffs to jump from!"
Cenote at Dzibilchaltún — Dzibilchaltún, Yucatán, México
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"The water is 100% clear. Ancient civilizations used it as their water source."
And Texada Island — British Columbia, Canada
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