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    Dive in: Hong Kong staycations with the best pools
    From luxurious rooftop infinity pools to child-friendly splash zones, these are the best poolside staycations to enjoy this summer
    Kerry hotel pool deck overlooking Victoria Harbour
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    The tell-tale signs of a Hong Kong summer are in full force: overcrowded beaches, dripping air-con units and an almost unbearable humidity. Looking for somewhere to escape it all? Dip your toes into this list of Hong Kong hotel pools. From infinity pools overlooking Victoria Harbour to the best water zones for kids to splash around in, these are best pool staycations to hit up as it heats up. What’s more, you can earn bonus Asia Miles when you book many of these packages with Cathay.  

    Luxurious harbour views

    Pool at Asaya, Rosewood Hong Kong

    Rosewood Hong Kong 

    The pool: Set on the 6th floor of the hotel, the Rosewood’s swimming pool is nothing short of spectacular. At 25 metres in length, the infinity pool at Asaya (Rosewood’s wellness concept) offers unobstructed views over Victoria Harbour in all its glory. Enjoy poolside service as you lounge beside the pool and admire the panoramic views of Hong Kong’s iconic skyline. 

    Best enjoyed: At sunrise for majestic harbour views.

    The staycation deal: Book with Cathay to earn bonus miles.

    Mother & child poolside, Four Seasons Hong Kong

    Four Seasons Hotel, Hong Kong

    The pool(s): The Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong boasts not one but two breathtaking swimming pools overlooking Hong Kong’s Victoria Harbour. Both the luxurious infinity and lap pool are fitted with underwater speakers to enhance the serene atmosphere. Get some laps in then soothe your muscles in the warm whirlpool – or if temperatures are really sizzling, take a dunk in the cold plunge pool.

    Best enjoyed: With your partner for a romantic weekend getaway.

    The staycation deal: Prices start at HKD4,300 when you book the Stay & Dine staycation package which includes a three-course dinner for two, champagne, 15% off spa treatments and more.

    Escape the city 

    Auberge Discovery Bay swimming pool

    Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong

    The pool: Just a 25-minute ferry ride from Central lies the Auberge Discovery Bay. Boasting 360-degree ocean and mountain views, the hotel swimming pool is the perfect oasis away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The 25-metre pool is the ideal length for swimming laps, or you can unwind in one of the poolside loungers and enjoy the delectable ocean breeze.

    Best enjoyed: As part of an island getaway

    The staycation deal: Book with Cathay to earn bonus miles.

    Hyatt Sha Tin swimming pool

    Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin

    The pool: Nestled between Tolo Harbour and the hillside of Sha Tin, The Hyatt Regency ’s outdoor heated pool is surrounded by lush greenery. Drink in the views of Kau To Shan Mountain as you relax in the whirlpool, or head to the pool bar for some refreshments. 

    Best enjoyed: On a relaxing weekend getaway

    The staycation deal: Rooms start at HKD1,476 per night as part of the hotel’s 24 hour Rejuvenating Getaway package , which includes a night’s stay in a one-bedroom executive room, a 6pm late checkout and breakfast buffet.

    The daycation 

    Kerry hotel swimming pool

    Kerry Hotel

    The pool: Located on the Hung Hom waterfront, the Kerry Hotel ’s rooftop pool offers unobstructed views of Victoria Harbour and Hong Kong Island. Set on the fourth floor of the hotel, guests can relax on poolside loungers with a drink in hand - and take a dip in the infinity pool when it’s time to cool off. 

    Best enjoyed: With your favourite cocktail 

    The daycation deal: Though currently a quarantine hotel, locals can still enjoy use of the pool through the Daycation at Kerry package. Prices start at HKD550 for all-day pool access and a set lunch at the sun deck.

    North Point Harbour Plaza swimming pool

    Harbour Plaza North Point

    The pool: Located in North Point, the Harbour Plaza hotel’s 25 metre open air pool offers stunning harbourside views. The poolside remains partially shaded all day, meaning you can stay cool on those long Hong Kong summer days as you laze on sun loungers. There’s also an ideally located jacuzzi with mesmerising views of Kowloon’s cityscape. 

    Best enjoyed: As a weekday treat

    The daycation deal:  Prices start at just HKD100 for pool access during the week and HKD200 at the weekend.

    For the kids 

    Gold Coast Hotel swimming pool from above

    Hong Kong Gold Coast Hotel 

    The pool: Kickback with the kids at Hong Kong Gold Coast Hotel , located on the golden shores of Castle Peak Bay marina. The palm-fringed swimming pools (one for adults, one for children) are set beside the marina and feature two water slides for young children. Just a few steps away you’ll find a kid’s water park featuring water buckets, sprayers and floor fountains: perfect for parents to relax by the pool and let the kids do their thing.

    Best enjoyed: With young children

    The staycation deal: Book with Cathay to earn bonus miles.

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