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TravelPool your resources: You can swim at Hearst Castle for a cool $1,250

17:10  24 june  2019
17:10  24 june  2019 Source:   latimes.com

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The Foundation at Hearst Castle is offering a chance to swim in the California landmark's iconic pools , where Lady A general view of atmosphere at Best Buddies Challenge: Hearst Castle Neptune Pool Reception at Hearst Castle on Sept. You Can Swim in Hearst Castle ’s Famous Pools for $ 1 , 250 .

HEARST CASTLE 'S NEPTUNE POOL : It's the beautiful and sizable outdoor pool at the historic San Simeon property, the one with the Grecian-style design on the bottom, plus regal statuary and grand columns nearby. It also underwent a massive renovation for several years, one that just concluded in

Pool your resources: You can swim at Hearst Castle for a cool $1,250© Steve Jennings/Getty Images North America/TNS A general view of atmosphere at the Hearst Castle Neptune Pool Reception at Hearst Castle on Sept. 7, 2013 in San Simeon, Calif.

Imagine taking a dip in one of Hearst Castle’s ornate pools on a warm summer evening. The historic swimming pools at the famously opulent private residence built by newspaper publisher William Randolph Hearst will open for pool parties on selected evenings — with a $1,250-per-person ticket price.

The pools have been among the most photographed parts of the 165-room mansion designed by architect Julia Morgan between 1919 and 1947.

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SAN SIMEON — The Foundation at Hearst Castle is offering a chance to swim in the California landmark’s iconic pools , where Lady Gaga and The foundation will allow members to pay for a swim in the outdoor Neptune Pool on four dates this year, starting in July. Two other nights are reserved at

The Neptune Pool, famous for its sweeping colonnades and Italian relief sculptures, will be open 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. July 6, Aug. 3 and 24, and Sept. 21. It’s 104 feet long, and more than 3 feet at the shallow end and 10 feet at the deep end. It was drained in 2014 to fix cracks and refilled in 2018 in a project that cost $10 million.

Pool your resources: You can swim at Hearst Castle for a cool $1,250© Brian van der Brug/Los Angeles Times/TNS Tourists walk through the indoor Roman Pool at Hearst Castle in San Simeon on the coast along Highway One in SAN SIMEON, Calif., on Aug. 1, 2018.

Pool parties are limited to 40 guests.

For the same price, the indoor Roman Pool, which shimmers with deep blue glass tiles and is decorated with statues of Greek and Roman figures, will open the same evening hours to just 20 guests on July 20 and Oct. 19. Mosaic tile patterns covering the pool area were inspired by a 5th century mausoleum in Ravenna, Italy.

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The world-famous outdoor swimming pool at Hearst Castle was refilled in August 2018 after two years of restoration and repair. With water that refracts light to create a brilliant turquoise hue, the Neptune Pool is a photographer’s delight.

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Pool parties include “savory and sweet treats” as well as local wines and craft beers, the website said. Prices drop to $950 for Foundation at Hearst Castle members. The events benefit the foundation, which raises money to support conservation and restoration at the 127-acre site.

Tickets go on sale July 1.

For three decades, Morgan worked with Hearst on the design of the lavish home formally called La Cuesta Encantada. Hearst died in 1951, and in 1958 his home was established as a California state park and opened to public tours.

Without a swim, travelers can take the 60-minute guided Grand Rooms Tour and see both pools ($25 for adults, $12 for children 5 though 12).

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Info: Hearst Castle Pool Parties, https://foundationathearstcastle.com/events

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