Swimming is a fun recreational activity for all ages and also boasts numerous health benefits, ranging from stress reduction to increased metabolism boost. Plus it makes an awesome summer activity to share with family and friends! Studies show that just three times weekly swimming can greatly enhance both mental and physical well-being!
Take advantage of Hong Kong’s summer weather by swimming in some of its finest pools – there are dozens to choose from and there’s sure to be one perfect for you. Here are a few of our favorites:
From its perch atop Victoria Harbor Tower’s 76th-floor pool deck sits breathtaking views over New York City. Here, guests can soak up some sun or swim a few laps before relaxing with an unforgettable vista. If you want something extra luxurious, sign up for their annual wellness membership for exclusive access to both their pool and facilities.
Kerry Hotel’s rooftop pool in Hong Kong’s vibrant Kowloon district provides both workout and relaxation benefits, making for the ideal combination of work out and unwinding. As its tagline suggests – “Work Out, Wind Down” – once your workout or swim session is done you can sit back, relax, and unwind with a healthy smoothie or cocktail before returning back down again for another session or swim in its rooftop pool.
At this luxurious hotel, there are both indoor and outdoor pools – including an infinity pool that boasts spectacular views of the city skyline – jacuzzi, small plunge pool, indoor lap pool for exercise enthusiasts, as well as an excellent pool bar that serves drinks and snacks to keep you hydrated while lounging by the water.
Leisure and Cultural Services Department operates 22 public swimming pools across Hong Kong. Entry for adults costs HK$17 during weekdays and HK$19 on weekends; senior citizens or those with disabilities are entitled to free entry.
Fiji successfully defended their five-time title at the Hong Kong Rugby Sevens tournament on Saturday and will face South Africa in an epic quarterfinal battle. Samoa, France and Ireland also came out victorious from their pools.