San Alfonso del Mar Continues to Captivate Media Outlets Around the World21 September, 2015 / News
Crystal Lagoons’ iconic San Alfonso del Mar project continues to capture international news attention as media outlets continue their visits to the mega development to get an in-situ view of its unique characteristics. Specialty tourism outlet Para Viagem visited the current holder of the record for the largest crystal clear lagoon in the world and published an in depth feature on it.
The publication highlighted that San Alfonso del Mar’s lagoon has totally crystalline turquoise water with a surface area of 8 hectares, over 1 km in length, 3 mts. maximum depth and a volume of 250,000 m3.
Thanks to Crystal Lagoons’ technological innovation San Alfonso del Mar became the most successful project of its type and one of the most relevant in the Americas. Crystal Lagoons is the only firm in the world able supply the technology that makes it economically possible to develop giant crystalline lagoons suitable for swimming and the practice of water sports.
The 8 hectare crystalline lagoon is surrounded by ample white sand beaches. The navigable lagoon is suitable for the practice of all type of non motor nautical activities such as kayaking, laser sailing, windsurfing, Stand Up Paddling, Paddle Surfing, Wakeboarding, and more, offering recreational and sporting alternatives in a very safe environment.
Para Viagem’s feature also highlighted the sustainability of Crystal Lagoons’ technology and concept, emphasizing that these giant crystalline lagoons only require water to compensate for natural evaporation y only need half the level of water used up by a park and up to 30 times less water than a golf course. Additionally, the lagoons consume up to 100 times less chemical products than a traditional disinfection system for swimming pools or drinking water. They only need 2% of the energy required by traditional filtration systems.
Since the San Alfonso lagoon was certified as the World’s largest in 2007, it became a world class attraction that still captures the interest of media outlets around the world. In fact, only six months after its certification as the world’s largest crystalline lagoon by Guinness Record, over 2000 television, newspaper and magazine reporters visited the lagoon, including Wired, Discovery Channel, The Guardian, The Times, TV Channel Fuji Network Co, Corriere Della Sera, Stern Magazine, CNN, BBC, Süeddeutsche Zeitung, and many more.
Crystal Lagoons Corp. is an international innovation company, founded by scientist Fernando Fischmann, which developed a patent-protected technology that makes it possible to build and operate crystal clear lagoons of unlimited size at very low costs.