Hongkong Pools – The Best Places to Cool Off in the Heat

Hongkong pools may not often come to mind as scenic. But in a city with world-record-holding swimming pools, natural infinity ponds on mountainsides, and public water parks all over, there’s certainly no lack of places to cool off!

Swimming can be an ideal way to beat the summer heat, whether you’re practicing your strokes alone or joining family and friends for an adventure day in the pool. Swimming provides numerous health and fitness benefits ranging from strengthening lower body muscles and increasing lung capacity to relieving stress and improving mood.

As the heat of summer intensifies, more people turn to swimming as an afternoon activity. From scenic poolside activities to an escape from the oppressive heat of Hong Kong’s sun rays – we’ve identified some great swimming spots here for you.

At Sai Ying Pun’s spectacular pool complex you will find an Olympic-sized swimming pool complete with lanes for swimmers to use while lazing around, as well as a leisure pool to simply unwind and soak up some sunshine. There is also a water playground featuring swirling slides and other fun activities designed especially for children.

Cordis’ rooftop swimming pool in Mongkok stands as an impressive landmark, boasting one of the city’s finest. Boasting 20 metres, its 20-metre pool is equipped with fibre optic underwater lights synced to a custom music system for stunning aquatic effects. After spending all day lounging at the pool, be sure to cool off on one of its decks or cabanas and admire breathtaking city views – one truly impressive pool experience awaits you here.

There are few hotels that can match this breathtaking swimming pool view on the 40th floor of a hotel, located here. Equipped with fibre optic underwater lights and an audio system for added drama in the water, its outdoor pool offers up an unforgettable swimming experience. Plus don’t miss out on their delicious dining options when out of the pool!

Are you ready for the ultimate summer pool party? Check out Hongkong’s Top 10 Pools here, and don’t forget your sunscreen!