Hong Kong Pools – The Best Places to Cool Off This Summer

Swimming can be an incredible workout for both your muscles and mental wellbeing, studies proving its health benefits by helping reduce stress levels and increasing energy. Therefore, what better way to relax than by swimming at one of Hong Kong’s premier pool destinations? Whether it be the beach, public pool, or one of our selected hotel pools that provide an unforgettable summer experience!

At Castle Peak Bay Marina, this hotel features two palm-fringed swimming pools (one for adults and one for children) as well as a water park that are popular among families. Children can play on water slides, fill up buckets or simply dive in at the deep end. Furthermore, massage services can also be enjoyed here at their spa, and non-hotel guests may purchase day passes that give access to fitness facilities.

For an indulgent swimming experience, The Regent offers an outstanding rooftop pool. Surrounded by tropical plants and complete with an ample sun deck area, its spacious deck provides the ideal place for sunbathing – plus you can always take a break in their hot tub or Jacuzzi for some chill time in between dips!

WET at W Hong Kong offers one of the highest outdoor pools in Hong Kong, perched high up on the 76th floor and offering breathtaking views over Victoria Harbour and city skylines. Perfect for an Instagram-worthy swim selfie and admiring stunning panoramas, non-hotel guests can purchase WET Everyday passes for HK$1,080 to gain access to both pool and FIT gym.

YMCA Bridges Street Centre was Hong Kong’s inaugural indoor pool, opening its doors back in 1918 and becoming a beloved community hub. Locals flock here due to its central location and reasonable rates compared to public or government-owned pools in the city, along with an array of recreational and sports facilities that make this an excellent destination for families as well as singles alike.

YMCA Bridges Street Centre offers swimmers who don’t wish to venture far from the city center an ideal swimming environment, close to public transportation and within easy walking distance of many shopping and dining options in the vicinity. Furthermore, this center has an extensive fitness program tailored specifically for both novice and advanced swimmers alike.

YMCA Bridges Street Centre is open to the public Monday through Saturday with entrance fees ranging from HK$17 weekdays and 19 weekends; discounts may also apply to senior citizens, children under 13, and full-time students. Check their website for opening hours and more details; additionally sign up for their newsletter so as to be informed of upcoming events and promotions!