With the scorching temperatures of summer hitting Hong Kong, a cool dip in one of these hk pools is just what you need to beat the heat. With 44 public swimming pools scattered across the city, chances are there’s one not too far from you!
The largest public pool complex in Causeway Bay is a popular choice for families as it has an outer leisure pool, a diving pool and even a 1m springboard. Kids can swim and play in the water or jump off the big board (they have to be in a class to use it though). There’s also an outdoor splash park, with small slides, fountains and animals for the little ones to climb on.
Located in the heart of the city, this swanky pool is ideal for those looking for an Instagram-worthy experience with stunning views of Hong Kong’s skyline and Victoria Harbour. Take a dip or kick back and relax with a cocktail at the rooftop bar while you soak up some sun. It’s worth noting that the pool is only open on weekends.
Another top pool for the Instagram crowd, this one at the W Hong Kong is not only a gorgeous place to swim but it offers breathtaking panoramic views of Hong Kong’s iconic skyline and Victoria Harbour. The pool is also a great spot to snap a photo with the iconic mosaic wall. The hotel’s annual wellness membership starts at HK$65,000 and includes full access to the pool, gym and changing rooms, complimentary wellness consultations and treatments, spa credit and more.
Getting in and out of the pool is easy at this one in Kennedy Town, with its convenient location and heating system. The facility has a main pool, two teaching pools and an outside leisure pool with a water slide and jacuzzi.
Probably one of the most famous public swimming pools in the city, this destination spot is a favorite amongst children and their parents. The indoor pool area has a huge pirate ship with water cannons and the outside has a slew of smaller slides and toys for kids to have fun. The outdoor pool is closed for cleaning on a Tuesday.
The only outdoor pool in the Southern District is this beautiful spot with a view of Victoria Harbour. The pool is heated during the winter and is also a great spot to relax in a lounger, get a tan or even try your hand at scuba diving!
A little further from Central but still easy to get to, this indoor pool in Kwun Tong has a main pool, a teaching pool and an outdoor leisure pool. You can even take a plunge in their hot tub for the ultimate experience! You’ll find this pool close to the Jordan Valley MTR station.