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    Posted on Aug 6, 2017

    17 Surreal, Secret Swimming Holes You Have To Visit Before You Die

    I want to go there.

    We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us their favorite little-known swimming holes around the world. Here are the gorgeous results.

    1. Cenote Dos Ojos — Tulum, Mexico

    Flickr Creative Commons / Alex Berger / Via flic.kr
    https://flic.kr/p/zxhRbA
    https://flic.kr/p/7AJ69c

    "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."

    emilynitz

    2. To-Sua Ocean Trench — Lotofaga, Apia, Samoa

    Wikipedia Commons / CC BY 2.0 / Via en.wikipedia.org
    https://flic.kr/p/rpgXVs

    3. Enchanted River — Hinatuan, Surigao, Philippines

    Flickr Creative Commons / jojoscope / Via flic.kr
    https://flic.kr/p/VA1KYA

    4. Maunawili Falls — Oahu, Hawaii

    Flickr Creative Commons / Owen and Aki / Via flic.kr
    https://flic.kr/p/5pKBCw
    https://flic.kr/p/71K6rc

    5. Emerald Lake — Kilkis, Greece

    6. Havasu Falls — Grand Canyon, Arizona

    Flickr Creative Commons / Sean Hagen / Via flic.kr
    https://flic.kr/p/PtDpc
    https://flic.kr/p/u7aV8

    "It's truly magical."

    peterjamesovensbrown

    7. 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."

    sarahf46

    8. Dragonara Hole — Mellieha, Malta

    Flickr Creative Commons / Mr & Mrs Backpacker / Via flic.kr
    https://flic.kr/p/xqZHsQ

    9. Cummins Falls — Jackson County, Tennessee

    Flickr Creative Commons / Michael Hicks / Via flic.kr
    https://flic.kr/p/9SUH6X
    https://flic.kr/p/9SxpW9

    10. Lower Lewis Falls — Cougar, Washington

    Flickr Creative Commons / David Blackley / Via flic.kr
    https://flic.kr/p/djJJKc
    https://flic.kr/p/JBiNYb

    "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!"

    bizzybeth08

    11. Tarzan Falls — Yona, Guam

    Flickr Creative Commons / Cory Loomis / Via flic.kr
    https://flic.kr/p/qZrBKF
    https://flic.kr/p/btwi72

    12. Santa Rosa Blue Hole — Santa Rosa, New Mexico

    Flickr Creative Commons / Deborah Lee Soltesz / Via flic.kr
    https://flic.kr/p/bkbePR
    https://flic.kr/p/9KjtG8

    "It's a breathtaking natural lake that's pure blue!"

    malkc

    13. Horseshoe Lake — Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada

    TripAdvisor / Norman C. / Via bit.ly
    http://bit.ly/2weJf8C
    http://bit.ly/2vZa5me

    14. The Blue Hole — Dwejra, Gozo Malta

    Flickr Creative Commons / Bernt Rostad / Via flic.kr
    https://flic.kr/p/K99VU

    15. Jacob's Creek — Scottdale and Mt. Pleasant, Pennsylvania

    Wikipedia Commons / CC BY 2.5 / Via en.wikipedia.org

    "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!"

    j4e9

    16. Cenote at Dzibilchaltún — Dzibilchaltún, Yucatán, México

    Flickr Creative Commons / Peter / Via flic.kr
    https://flic.kr/p/aTPKWF
    https://flic.kr/p/aexktL

    "The water is 100% clear. Ancient civilizations used it as their water source."

    samanthadaniellel

    17. And Texada Island — British Columbia, Canada

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/davidstanleytravel/9315916103/

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