Hong Kong Pools – Cool Off in Style

Hong Kong may be known for shopping, but the city also boasts an incredible variety of breathtaking pools. From The Peninsula’s luxurious indoor sand-filled pool to Ritz Carlton’s glass bottomed 82nd-floor pool – both boast spectacular spots to cool off in style – there is no shortage of stunning options in which to cool off. Not only is swimming enjoyable; its benefits extend far beyond simply cooling off; strengthening muscles, relieving stress, lowering blood pressure and cholesterol are among many others; no wonder so many are turning towards this ancient practice!

Swimming has long been recognized for its many health advantages. And now that summer heatwave has set in, a trip to a pool offers the ideal way to cool off. Swimming laps or just basking under the sun – visit one of Hong Kong’s renowned pools today and you are guaranteed an unforgettable experience.

Victoria Peak Pool provides breathtaking vantage points and thrilling water installations, making it a wonderful place to spend your day. Boasting capacity for 1,200 swimmers, its spacious main pool and spectator stands boast fun mushroom and tree-shaped fountains as well as some of the world’s fastest waterslides. In addition to these attractions, seven other teaching, diving and leisure pools are available onsite as well.

Tai Po Swimming Pool is another favorite destination for families in Hong Kong. This outdoor pool features an inflatable pirate ship equipped with water cannons that is sure to delight young ones, splashing games, waterslides and waterspouts to keep everyone occupied during weekdays and weekends alike – plus there’s even a toddler pool for relaxing swims with all your loved ones!

HKFP union members continue to press for additional steps from government to address lifeguard shortages. Their demands include increasing salary rates of seasonal lifeguards and recruiting more on two-year contracts to fill any staff shortages. Furthermore, schools and training centres should be allowed to continue using pools while lifeguards are unavailable as long as a qualified individual remains on-site during operating hours.

Alternatively, non-members of Asaya can purchase up to twelve free day passes for Asaya’s hotel swimming pool by clicking here or purchasing at the ticket booth of the hotel. Entrance fee varies by weekday; weekday rates start from HK$17 while weekend prices go up to HK$19 with concession rates available for people above 60, children under three, full-time students and those with disabilities entering free. People with valid medical documents also gain entry free. Please wear your swimming cap and ID when arriving; otherwise latecomers will incur a fine of HK$50 penalty. You may rent towel from lockers for just HK$5 each.