5. Venetian Pool, Coral Gables | Leave it to Florida to build the country's largest freshwater swimming pool. We were always in search of new ways to stay cool, even back in the '20s when this gem was built. Most people outside of South Florida have never heard of this hidden gem that was built in a coral rock quarry. It's the only swimming pool on the National Register of Historic Places.
Heaven for surfers on the Portuguese coast - via Vancouver Sun 26.03.2014 | In this photo taken March 10, 2014, surfers watch a wave breaking at the Coxos break point during a surfing session, in Ericeira, central coast of Portugal. Surfers around the world visit Ericeira due to the quality of the waves along its eight kilometres (5 miles) of coastline that includes iconic breaks such as Coxos. Photograph by: Francisco Seco , AP