The Sapphire Natural Pool In New Mexico That’s Devastatingly Gorgeous

Halfway between Albuquerque and Amarillo, Texas, and just off Interstate 40, is Santa Rosa. This five-square-mile town is home to the Blue Hole a sapphire natural pool. Actually a sinkhole, this pool is popular with locals and tourists alike due to its cold, crystal-clear, and devastatingly gorgeous spring water.

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Regardless of whether you scuba dive, jump from the cliffs, or just enjoy the devastatingly gorgeous cool and clean water, you will absolutely love this little desert gem. Just be aware that even though the pool is open for visitors, there are no lifeguards present.

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