Across the world, resorts are constantly redefining the pool experience to draw in more guests and up the wow factor with water features. From high-octane waterslides in Florida and lazy rivers in Hawaii to panoramic infinity edges in Jamaica and full service swim-up bars in Mexico, these clear pools are an integral part of the vacation industry. On 7 Water Wonders, we dive into seven resort pools per episode highlighting over-the-top amenities and breathtaking design. So whether you are looking to soak, slide, sunbathe or swim, we've got your next aquatic vacation destination.
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7 Water Wonders - Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park - Netflix
The Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park is a protected area of the Philippines located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) north of the city centre of Puerto Princesa, Palawan, and which contains the Puerto Princesa Underground River. The park is located in the Saint Paul Mountain Range on the western coast of the island, and has been managed by the City Government of Puerto Princesa since 1992. It was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1999, and voted as a New7Wonders of Nature in 2012. It also became a Ramsar Wetland Site in 2012.
7 Water Wonders - Flora - Netflix
The park has a range of forest formations representing eight of the thirteen forest types found in tropical Asia, namely forest over ultramafic soils, forest over limestone soils, montane forest, freshwater swamp forest, lowland evergreen tropical rainforest, riverine forest, beach forest, and mangrove forest. Researchers have identified more than 800 plant species from 300 genera and 100 families. These include at least 295 trees dominated by the dipterocarp species. In the lowland forest, large trees such as the Dao (Dracontomelon dao), Ipil (Intsia bijuga), Dita (Alstonia scholaris), Amugis (Koordersiodendron pinnatum), and Apitong (Dipterocarpus gracilis) are common. Beach forest species include Bitaog (Calophyllum inophyllum), Pongamia pinnata, and Erynthia orientalis. Other notable plant species include Almaciga (Agathis philippinensis), Kamagong (Diospyros pulganensis) Pandan (Pandanus sp.) Anibong, and Rattan ('Calamus sp.)
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