Hong Kong may not immediately come to mind when we think of swimming, but this vibrant city actually boasts some impressive pools ranging from world’s highest pool to natural infinity pools built into mountainsides. As temperatures heat up further, we’ve rounded up our favorite places where to cool-off.
Swimming is an enjoyable exercise that’s suitable for people of all ages and abilities, providing exercise to keep fit while improving mental health and boosting confidence. Swimming also makes an excellent way to stay hydrated in Hong Kong’s humid summer weather – check out our list of Hong Kong pools if you want some refreshing swims.
Central Hotel offers guests a variety of swimming options. There’s an indoor lap swimming pool as well as outdoor and jacuzzi pools – plus there is also a spa offering massage services!
The rooftop infinity pool at The Hotel at Hong Kong is truly remarkable. Set among Hong Kong’s skyline and offering spectacular views of Victoria Harbour, this pool provides the ideal space to unwind after a busy day of work or shopping; perfect for taking in stunning sunset views too!
This hotel stands out as one of the few in Hong Kong with an outdoor pool. The rooftop terrace features lounge chairs and a bar for your comfort; and, thanks to heating technology, swimming remains possible even during wintertime! Furthermore, their infinity rooftop pool boasts breathtaking city views; making this an ideal location to unwind with a cocktail or two!
With its modern aesthetic and outdoor pool with waterfall feature, this hotel is the ideal spot for enjoying a swim. Additionally, they have a spa where they offer massage services or manicure/pedicure packages to add even more relaxation and luxury to your stay.
Are you looking for a swim with an exquisite view? Hong Kong Island Swimming Club is an idyllic locale perfect for both tourists and locals to spend their day swimming, offering picturesque city views while boasting amenities such as changing rooms, showers and lockers.
Hong Kong’s largest public pool, packed weekdays and weekends alike. Featuring teaching pools, leisure pools and even one for toddlers – plus water slides to entertain all ages – this destination makes an excellent family outing.
Though the decision by LCSD to close some facilities may have come as a blow to swimmers, it was necessary due to staff shortages. According to union Chairman Lee Yuet-man’s warnings of its adverse effect on sports development and reputation as an international swimming destination among mainland visitors as well as possible cancellation of classes, this policy must not continue; alternative solutions like temporary closure of lanes or facilities reserved for swimming instruction must also be explored by LCSD as alternatives for further staff shortages.