Summer is the season to relax and take a dip in a pool, yet public and government pools in Hong Kong tend to become overrun quickly during weekends. Luckily, there are numerous luxury hotels with swimming pools – some even boast stunning facilities that feel like private oasis!
Those in search of an unforgettable swimming experience need look no further than the Ritz-Carlton’s rooftop pool. Boasting floor-to-ceiling windows that showcase breathtaking views of Hong Kong Island and Victoria Harbour, as well as LCD screens on both walls and ceiling that show aquatic images such as tropical fishes, bubbles, clouds and beach scenes, it offers unparalleled pleasure for visitors.
SkyPark at ICC boasts another spectacular pool that provides stunning views of Hong Kong Island. Boasting one main and three smaller training and diving pools, the SkyPark pool is also an excellent option for families with young children.
This pool can be found right in the heart of downtown, making it a favorite among both locals and expats alike. With a main and leisure pool as well as water slides suitable for multiple ages, as well as a splash pad and toddler’s pool, it makes an excellent family option.
At the pool’s restaurant, they serve a selection of foods and beverages sure to please all ages, with friendly, helpful staff. When in the area, make sure you stop in to check it out!
Recently, the government made an announcement that it will relax some coronavirus restrictions and permit some beaches, swimming pools and religious gatherings to resume as well as reduce quarantine periods for international visitors from 21 to 14 days.
Interested in purchasing a monthly pool ticket? Visit the Leisure and Cultural Services Department’s official website or go directly to hk pools where entrance fees vary between HK$17 on weekdays and 19 on weekends; those with disabilities, children between 3-13 years of age and full-time students will qualify for discounts.
No matter if it’s for exercise or relaxation, Hong Kong pools provide the perfect place for either. So what are you waiting for? Get yourself into that swimsuit and head straight for the nearest pool – you won’t regret it!