The summer weather in Hong Kong is nothing short of brutal, whether it’s the blazing sun or the humidity. Thankfully, the city’s pool scene is thriving, with plenty of public swimming pools and hotel rooftops where you can cool down with a refreshing swim.
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Located on the 76th floor of W Hong Kong, this gorgeous rooftop pool offers an incredible view of the city skyline and Victoria Harbour. It’s the perfect spot to snap a quick Instagram-worthy photo or simply relax and unwind in the heated, saltwater pool. If you’re feeling like a VIP, you can also enjoy private cabanas and massages right by the pool.
A popular destination for families, this pool is located in the heart of the city and is conveniently accessible from many MTR stations. It features two indoor pools, a Jacuzzi and an outside pool that is a hit with kids thanks to its water slides and animals. It’s a great way to burn off some energy before heading out for some shopping or dinner.
This outdoor swimming pool is a hidden gem in the middle of the city. Located near the Central district, it offers a relaxing escape from the heat and noise of the busy streets below. The pool is small, but it’s a hidden oasis away from the hustle and bustle of the city, with a few benches around the edge where you can sit and read a book or have a drink.
The Cordis is a great option for anyone looking for some relaxation and rest, as the 42nd-floor pool was designed with just that in mind. The pool is heated and features an underwater audio system, as well as Jacuzzis and poolside cabanas. Guests can also sign up for a personal training session or work up a sweat in the gym. The pool opens at 6:30am, with day passes ranging from HK$400 to HK$550 per person.
This popular destination for families is located in the heart of Wan Chai and is a favorite among locals. The indoor main pool is a great place to escape the hot weather, while the outdoor pool and two teaching pools are a big hit with kids for their fun slides and animal designs. The pool is also close to Belcher’s Bay Park, so after a long swim, you can take the kids for a run and burn off some extra energy.