As summer temperatures increase and sunnier days arrive, Hongkong pools offer ample reasons for visitors to come. Offering breathtaking views, cozy loungers and top-of-the-line poolside bars, Hongkong’s top hotel swimming pools provide the ideal place to get started on tanning while taking time for rest and relaxation.
Regent Hong Kong boasts one of the city’s most expansive pools, where guests can swim, soak up some rays, and relax at their terrace bar Red Sugar. Boasting three different water zones with strong jets and various loungers to choose from, the pool provides a relaxing way to spend an afternoon sunbathers can unwind with some wine and snacks at Red Sugar after taking a refreshing dip in its waters – not forgetting taking in its gorgeous harbour view!
Kerry Hotel’s 25-metre heated outdoor pool in Hung Hom is ideal for more leisurely swimming sessions, offering stunning views of Victoria Harbour as you practice laps. Plus, relax afterward in one of their comfortable reclining chairs with a drink or snack from their bar!
While visiting, make sure not to miss The Kitchen restaurant of this award-winning hotel; its menu offers both local and international fare that’s sure to tempt any palette!
The Ritz-Carlton’s 118-floor indoor pool offers another iconic spot to take a relaxing swim and admire stunning views of Victoria Harbour and its city skyline. Floor-to-ceiling windows let in light while floor-to-ceiling LCD screens show images of tropical fishes, bubbles, clouds and beach scenes to give an underwater effect – you can even opt for a day pass to use all facilities while earning Asia Miles during your visit!
As avid swimmers anticipated the new pools opening Thursday, some found comfort in knowing the less than ideal weather and rain showers would lower competition and draw in visitors more easily. Kennedy Town pool in particular was among the first to receive visitors with lines beginning to form outside at 6am!
To enter public swimming pools, visitors will need to purchase a monthly ticket either at the venue itself or from designated ticketing machines (HK$150 for adults, HK$9 for students and HK$49 for persons aged 60 or over). When entering, please present your ticket for inspection by staff before entering. Those without tickets will incur an entrance fee of HK$17 on weekdays and HK$19 during weekends and public holidays; there are 22 public swimming pools managed by Leisure and Cultural Services Department.