If you’re seeking relief from the heat this summer, nothing beats taking a dip in a pool as an effective means of relaxation and tranquility. Not only can swimming keep you cool and reduce stress levels; it also offers numerous health benefits while providing fun activity to share with family or friends. Plus, being such low-impact exercise that’s suitable for all ages makes swimming an invaluable life skill that should be learned!
As summer has officially arrived, what better way to experience its warmth and brightness than taking a refreshing dip in one of Hong Kong’s many pools? From luxurious hotel pools with incredible views, to outdoor pools set amidst lush vegetation – you are certain to find your ideal place for rest and relaxation here.
Here are a few of our favorites:
1. Mira Hong Kong When in search of an indoor pool to swim in, look no further than Mira Hong Kong’s incredible purple ceiling that mimics starry night skies – ideal for lap swimming without sunburn! Additionally, day passes include access to spa and wellness facilities such as saunas, steam baths, Jacuzzis and aromatherapy showers for even greater relaxation and rejuvenation.
2. The Cordis Hong Kong mes Looking to escape the busyness and noise of city life? Visit The Cordis Hong Kong’s 20-metre outdoor heated rooftop pool for some tranquil time in the water, complete with fibre optic underwater lights for an enchanting and colorful experience. Lounge around on one of their deck cabanas while taking in Victoria Harbour views from above!
3. Tung Chung Swimming Pool
This unique seashell-shaped indoor swimming pool allows plenty of natural light into its waters, making it a popular spot to observe Ngong Ping cable cars and take in city scenery.
4. Hong Kong Cultural Centre Swimming Pool
Not a big fan of swimming? No need to worry, Hong Kong Cultural Center boasts a water sports centre featuring two indoor and two outdoor pools perfect for relaxation or exercise, all surrounded by lush greenery and outfitted with various fitness machines, squash courts and table tennis tables – plus, its food court offers an abundance of local and international eateries!
5. Pao Yue-Kong Swimming Pool
As the sole public swimming pool in the Southern District, Pao Yue-Kong Swimming Pool opened on 9 July 1977 at Pao Yue-Kong Road and named in honour of Yue-Kong Pao who donated funds toward its establishment. Since the dissolution of Urban and Regional Council at the turn of this millennium, all public swimming pool operations were taken over by Leisure and Cultural Services Department.