Top 5 Hong Kong Pools to Cool Off in the Heat

The heat of summer in Hong Kong can be brutal, whether it’s the blazing sun glaring down or the insufferable humidity. But luckily, there are plenty of public pools to cool off in. From water slides to fountains, there’s something for everyone at these Hong Kong pool spots.

Located in a quiet spot away from the hustle and bustle of the city, this is one of the best Hong Kong pools for a relaxing swim. It also features a cafe and a library right beside the pool so you can relax with a book while cooling off in the clear blue waters.

The pool is a great place to swim laps or even try out the underwater treadmills. It’s an excellent choice for people who want to exercise while still enjoying the beautiful scenery that HK has to offer. And if you’re looking for some more thrills, there are two outdoor water slides and four indoor pools to enjoy too.

This incredible public swimming pool opened in February along the Victoria Harbour and was designed by Terry Farrell and Partners to be a spaceship-like complex. It’s a wonderful addition to the Hong Kong skyline, attracting many tourists from around the world.

It took eight years for this stunning new pool to come to fruition, and it cost $671 million HK ($86 million U.S.). It’s a fantastic addition to the waterfront that can be used for both training and recreation, but there are some problems with it too. For one, the swimming club slots are drawn months before the pool opens. This can be a problem because if a swim club isn’t able to use their slot, they won’t receive a refund.

Despite these issues, the pool is still well worth visiting. The water is clean and the view of the towers is spectacular.

Another fantastic pool in HK is the one at The Peninsula, which is a popular shoppers paradise. This show-stopping pool has a Roman-inspired design that is sure to make you feel like you’re on vacation in Rome.

It’s no surprise that this pool is so popular with tourists, as it’s one of the most unique in the world. With a sculptural layout of waterfalls, rocks and footbridges, this is the perfect pool to visit with kids. It’s also the only one in HK with water slides and it has a total of seven pools including teaching, diving and leisure pools. It’s closed for cleaning on Mondays and has a number of exciting water activities too, such as kayaking. The only downside is that it gets quite crowded on weekends and holidays. So if you can, try to visit it during the week. The entry fee is HK$17 on weekdays and HK$19 on the weekends for adults. However, people with disabilities, seniors above 60 and children under 3 will get in for free. For more information, visit the official website of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department.