Summer in Hong Kong can leave you sweating under its relentless sun, oppressive humidity or torrential rainfall – leaving you sweaty and sticky all over. But there are countless places for cooling off with a refreshing swim – from luxurious hotel pools to family-friendly public swimming centres, these Hong Kong pools will leave you feeling rejuvenated and ready for another season ahead!
With its grandiose Romanesque grandeur design, The Peninsula’s grand indoor pool provides a luxurious respite from city life. Complete with wide marble columns, coffered ceilings and cornices reminiscent of classic style relaxation spaces, guests will be sure to unwind classic style at this serene spot. In addition, they can take advantage of dining and beverage offerings at one of its restaurants or bars within the resort complex.
Public pools are popular destinations among children, particularly Belcher’s Bay Park’s nearby public pool with its leisure pool area featuring fountains and water slides geared toward different age groups that will keep children occupied while parents get some laps done. When kids have worn themselves out from swimming they can release any excess energy by running around Belcher’s Bay Park’s playground nearby!
Established in 1918, this public pool is one of Hong Kong’s oldest and most beloved public swimming options. Situated within the historic YMCA Bridges Street Centre, its location makes it an excellent option for families with young children, offering safe yet supervised swim sessions compared to other public pools in town. Plus, admission prices remain fairly competitive when compared with similar offerings elsewhere in town.
Hong Kong boasts one of the most beautiful outdoor swimming pools and this is also one of the largest. Surrounded by breathtaking natural landscape and lush greenery, this relaxing oasis makes an excellent place for picnics or barbecues with friends.
As Central’s public pool offers both a peaceful and competitive swimming experience, there’s sure to be something here for all – be it an enjoyable relaxing swim or exciting competition. With its outdoor pool surrounded by a terrace featuring waterfall, two smaller indoor pools are also available where swimmers can practice their strokes or simply soak up some sunshine.
Entry fees to Hong Kong public pools are quite reasonable: adults pay just HK$19 on weekends and bank holidays while children under three get in free. Most pools also feature refundable coin lockers that cost $5 each; bring along an Octopus card in case you don’t have cash on you! Also be sure to consult the LCSD website prior to heading off as some pools will close temporarily due to cleaning or maintenance duties on certain days of the week.