Hong Kong summer has officially arrived with overcrowded beaches, air conditioning that keeps on dripping and swimming pools that overflow with people. Swimming can be an excellent way to unwind and exercise simultaneously while providing children and adults alike with some fun – not forgetting its potential in relieving stress and anxiety! Here are some of the best hk pools where you can take a dip!
Nothing beats a hotel rooftop pool overlooking Hong Kong’s breathtaking skyline! At Wong Chuk Hang’s new urban resort by Yulan Group, an infinity pool provides breathtaking views. What’s even better: pet-friendly amenities means your furry companions can join! Hong Kong hotels with pool facilities are iconic – these swanky pools provide ample opportunity for relaxing or hosting unforgettable pool parties under the scorching sun.
As Hong Kong boasts 44 public swimming pools spread throughout its urban core, you are sure to find somewhere suitable for a dip this summer. The Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) runs most of these public pools – nine in Hong Kong Island, 13 in Kowloon and 22 in New Territories are managed by them – while admission for adults during weekdays costs $17; on weekends and public holidays it rises to $21. Kids aged 3-13 years can enter for $8; seniors may enter for $9 on weekdays/public holidays respectively.
While being one of the largest public swimming pools in the city, this one feels more intimate. There’s a main pool, teaching pools and leisure pool suitable for families; plus there’s even an interactive water park with water slides for older kids!
At the base of Victoria Peak lies this breathtaking outdoor pool, providing stunning views across the cityscape. Surrounded by palm trees, there’s also an open-air hot tub and kiddie pool as well as a bar for those wanting to unwind after taking a swim.
Video footage showing hundreds of monkeys swimming at a private club in Hong Kong has gone viral this week, prompting it to close for cleaning but appearing unphased by it all. If you plan on taking your children swimming this summer, make sure they take these safety tips into consideration in order to prevent drowning!