If summer-loving, sun-soaked fun is your idea of having a good time - and you're stuck in the middle of the country without a beach to frequent at the moment or perhaps you just don't like how chlorinated pool water makes your skin feel - then this is the perfect guide for you.
With a hefty endowment of beautiful, natural locations, Mother Nature was really showing off in South Africa. Why not take advantage of nature's bounty by plunging into one of these amazing pools.
These 15 natural swimming pools - some of which are voted as some of the best on the globe by TripAdvisor readers - are designed by the gods. Which one is your favourite?
MAPPED: Give a dam and get your splash on at SA's non-beach waters
Crystal Pools - Gordon's Bay, Western Cape, South Africa
Eco-Arqueological Park Ik Kil - Chichen Itza, Mexico
Las Grietas - Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
To Sua Ocean Trench - Samoa, South Pacific
Tierkloof Pool - Kgaswane Mountain Reserve, Rustenberg, South Africa
Fairy Pools - Isle of Skye, Scotland
SEE: Find your chill at these top pools with views across SA
Natural Pool - Noord, Aruba
Sliding Rock - North Carolina, US
Queen's Bath - Hawaii, US
Parc National de Isalo - Isalo, Madagascar
Gunlom Plunge Pool - Northern Territory, Australia
Nanda Blue Hole / Jackies Blue Hole - Vanatu, South Pacific
Blue Lagoon - Grindavik, Iceland
Grotta della Poesia - Roca Vecchia, Italy
Tonquani - Magaliesberg, Gauteng, South Africa
SEE: Public pools and waterparks to cool off at all summer
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