Hong Kong Pool Escapes

The tell-tale signs of a Hong Kong summer are in full swing: overcrowded beaches, dripping air-con units and that overwhelming humidity. Luckily, some of our favourite hotels offer the perfect pool escapes to help you beat the heat and take a dip without leaving your accommodation. From stunning infinity pools overlooking Victoria Harbour to water zones ideal for kids, we’ve hand-picked a selection of the best hotel swimming pools in Hong Kong that are sure to please. Plus, book many of these swim staycations and earn bonus Asia Miles.

With a main pool, teaching pool, leisure pool and even one especially designed for toddlers, this outdoor pool is a family favourite in Tsing Yi. Their pirate ship with water cannons and numerous waterslides will keep the kids entertained while you relax by the pool or enjoy a drink from the on-site bar.

With its spectacular views and sophisticated interiors, this pool is the ultimate place to indulge in a little luxury. The soaring glass walls and floor-to-ceiling windows offer stunning panoramas of Hong Kong’s iconic skyline and Victoria Harbour, while the pool deck is furnished with cosy loungers and cabanas to allow you to fully unwind.

Located on the golden shores of Castle Peak Bay marina, this hotel offers two palm-fringed swimming pools (one for adults, one for children) as well as a kid’s water park featuring water buckets, sprayers and floor fountains. This is the perfect place for kids to kick back, splash around and make new friends while parents soak up some sunshine and enjoy a refreshing cocktail by the poolside.

The hotel’s 20-metre rooftop pool is a real highlight of this five-star property. It’s illuminated with fibre optic underwater lights and an audio system that add a whole new dimension to your swim, as well as offering incredible views of the cityscape. The pool is also surrounded by a jutting terrace and cabanas, making it easy to get some sun while you relax in the water.

Originally part of the Kowloon Park redevelopment project, this pool was completed in 1989 and is now operated by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department. The pool is a must-visit for swimmers and families thanks to its stunning waterfront location, with the iconic skyline of Hong Kong serving as a backdrop to your Instagram snaps.

Public swimming pools in Hong Kong are managed by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, with entry fees ranging from HK$17 on weekdays to HK$19 on weekends for adult swimmers (children aged 3 – 13, students and individuals with disabilities can receive concessionary rates). You can purchase a monthly pool ticket for a discounted rate. For more information on public pools in hong kong, visit the official website of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department.