Hotel Terme Millepini

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Hotel Terme Millepini
Hotel Terme Millepini logo.png
Hotel logo
General information
Type Hotel
Location Montegrotto Terme, Padua, Italy
Address Via Cataio 42, Montegrotto Terme, Italy 35036
Coordinates 45°19′08″N 11°47′04″E / 45.318966°N 11.784396°E / 45.318966; 11.784396
Opened 1997
Renovated 2013
Awards and prizes Guinness World Records for Deepest Swimming Pool for Diving
Renovating team
Architect Emanuele Boaretto
Other information
Number of rooms 100
Website
http://www.millepini.it/

Hotel Terme Millepini is a four-star hotel in Montegrotto Terme, Padua, Italy. It contains 100 rooms and is recognized for having the world's deepest pool, the Y-40, which put it in the Guinness World Records.[1] The hotel was first built in 1997 and renovated in 2013.[2][3]

Y-40 pool[edit]

The pool's logo

Y-40 "The Deep Joy" pool first opened on 5 June 2014 and was designed by architect Emanuele Boaretto. It is 40 metres (131 ft) deep, making it the deepest pool in the world. It contains 4,300 cubic metres (1,136,000 US gal) of thermal water kept at a temperature of 32–34 °C (90–93 °F).[4] The pool features underwater caves and a suspended, transparent, underwater tunnel for guests to walk through. It includes platforms at various depths, ranging from 1.3 metres (4.3 ft) to 12 metres (39 ft), before the walls of the pool narrow into a well-like funnel which plunges straight down to 40 metres (131 ft). The hotel offers tickets to freedive and scuba dive.[1][5] Italian freediver Umberto Pelizzari first measured the depth before the pool was open.[4]

When it opened on 5 June 2014, it was awarded the "Deepest Swimming Pool for Diving" by the Guinness World Records.[6] That record was previously held by the Nemo 33 pool in Belgium.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Olivia Rzadkiewicz (22 September 2014). "Dive into the world's deepest swimming pool at 130ft". The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 24 September 2014.
  2. ^ "Hotel Terme Millepini-Montegrotto Terme". Incentive Magazine. Northstar Travel Media LLC. Retrieved 24 September 2014.
  3. ^ "Y-40: we are officially a Guinnes World records!". Millepini. Retrieved 24 September 2014.
  4. ^ a b Chloe Hamilton (23 September 2014). "Y-40 Deep Joy: This is the world's deepest swimming pool". The Independent. Retrieved 24 September 2014.
  5. ^ "Y-40 The Deep Joy". Y-40. Retrieved 24 September 2014.
  6. ^ "Deepest swimming pool for diving". Guinness World Records. Retrieved 24 September 2014.