Top 5 Hong Kong Pools to Enjoy the Summer Heat

Hong Kong may be a small city, but that doesn’t stop it from offering many fantastic places to swim! From rooftop pools with amazing views to fitness studio pools that combine both functions, here’s our pick of some of the top Hong Kong pools that can help you beat the summer heat in style.

Terry Farrell and Partners designed this eye-catching spaceship-like complex, located on Victoria Harbour. In addition to a main pool, there’s also a training pool and toddlers’ pool for use by visitors.

Attractions to this pool include breathtaking city and harbour views. Open to non-hotel guests, prices are also reasonable – for example a weekday pass costs $5 and daily deluxe passes cost $10; there are free lockers that require coins (usually $5; we advise bringing an additional coin of your choosing as insurance), free lockers that require only coin use (although we suggest having $10 on hand in case something comes up!) as well as rental towels at $1 each!

Public swimming pool ideal for families, featuring four waterslides that are said to be Hong Kong’s fastest as well as an outdoor leisure pool with mushroom and tree-shaped fountains, this public pool offers something for all age groups.

W Hong Kong offers an exquisite rooftop pool that provides breathtaking skyline views while providing an enjoyable way to exercise. Swimmers who wish to soak up some sun while taking advantage of stunning scenery will find no better place than this rooftop pool to take a dip and exercise among the clouds – making sure their Instagram followers become jealous!

Tian Tan Buddha Mountain in Hong Kong boasts one of the world’s highest swimming pools – at 212 metres, it provides one of the best views around and also serves as home for Hong Kong’s first Olympic-sized indoor diving pool.

The University of Nebraska Omaha Pool serves as both practice and competition venue for their swimming & diving team, offering six-lane 50-meter pool space with three diving boards, seating up to 800 spectators in its upstairs seating area and boasting spacious locker rooms, on-deck bleacher seating for competing teams and coaching office space.

Tian Tan Buddha Mountain pool is open to the public, however if you plan on taking classes there, make sure you check their schedule first. They close periodically for cleaning, annual maintenance and repairs or simply seasonal maintenance and repairs, which you can find more details of on their website.