If you’re looking for a swimming pool where you can relax and sip a cocktail while enjoying an exceptional view away from the hustle and bustle of the city, Ho Chi Minh City is the place to be. There may be no better way to unwind than by swimming in the pools of a Ho Chi Minh City hotel. An experience you should not pass up if you live in or visit the city. Here is a list of the best swimming pools that you should visit at least once.
Although it does not have one of Saigon’s highest views (it is only on the 6th floor), this pool maintains a certain standard and appeal due to its luxury and charm. The pool, which is 20 meters long, is ideal for those who want to combine their stay in town with a regular fitness routine.
148 Trần Hưng Đạo, Nguyễn Cư Trinh, District 1, HCMC
Tel: +84 (0) 28 3838 8686
The Meridien’s salty infinity pool is surprising, with his breathtaking view of the Saigon River. The place both covered and open on the hotel’s 9th floor, invites guests to lounge in the sun or relax indoors. The hotel provides also free cold face towels, bathrobes, and bottled water.
3C Ton Duc Thang Street, HCMC District 1. HCMC
Tel: 028 6263 6688
Take a dip in the 20m swimming pool on the 7th floor of Hotel Caravelle to get away from the hustle and bustle of the City. The pool area, with its tropical forest setting, provides a sense of comfort and relaxation, with shaded areas for those who don’t want to get a tan. The pool has a modern and efficient LED lighting system that allows guests to swim at night.
19 Công Trường Lam Sơn, District 1 HCMC
Tel: + (84) 28 3823 4999
The Liberty Central City pool is ideal for anyone looking to experience international luxury, exceptional service, and breathtaking views of the river. It almost hurts to be in this place because it is so cool and fashionable! The pool area offers stunning views from the roof on the 25th floor, as well as a vertical sky bar where you can quench your thirst whatever the weather.
179 Le Thanh Ton Street, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, HCMC
Tel: (+ 84-28) 38 27 17 17
Intercontinental Asiana Saigon
This pool in the heart of HCMC’s District 1 located in one of the hotels recognized by the prestigious World Travel Awards as a Leading Business Hotel in Vietnam, is surprising with its transparent glass parts, translucent waters, and poolside dining area.
Intercontinental Asiana Saigon
Hai Ba Trung & The Duan Street, District 1. HCMC
Tel: 028 3520 9999
This rooftop swimming pool offers spectacular views of the Saigon River. With a bar only a few meters away, it’s not uncommon for revelers to end up in the water on a big night out. The Renaissance Riverside hotel swimming pool is a great place to unwind, have fun, and enjoy some of the best drinks in town!
8-15 Ton Duc Thang, District 1. HCMC
Tel: 028 3822 0033
The pool terrace, located on the 5th floor of the hotel, invites you to relax on a sun lounger shaded by umbrellas while sipping a refreshing drink or eating a snack ranging from Caesar salad and sushi platters to club sandwiches and hamburgers, as well as a variety of smoothies, cocktails, wines, fresh juices, and more.
88 Dong Khoi, District 1. HCMC
Tel: 028 3827 2828
At the top of the fifth and sixth floors of the iconic Rex Hotel, you’ll find two outdoor pools with mini-gardens. In the swimming pools or on the sun loungers line-up, it is nice to order a refreshing drink or a snack in all simplicity and socialize with the hotel’s guests. Don’t forget to take the time to loose yourself in this mythic hotel built in 1927.
141 Nguyen Hue, Ben Nghe, District 1
Tel: 028 3829 2185
The Park Hyatt Saigon’s pool has a very VIP feel to it. The 20-meter outdoor pool, set in an opulent garden, is the ideal place to relax on comfortable sun loungers while sipping light refreshments ranging from juices to delectable cocktails. To satisfy mid-day cravings, a good selection of light snacks is also available.
Address: 2 Cong Truong Lam Son, Ben Nghe, District 1
Tel: 028 3824 1234
The Myst’s 24-meter rooftop infinity pool, which overlooks the Saigon River and the city’s bustling streets, is a welcome respite from the tropical heat. While indulging in a few appetizers and a cocktail, you can immerse yourself in a refreshing azure water, lie back on the sun loungers, or let yourself be carried away by the gentle breeze of the roof. At the Myst, all options are available.
6-8 Ho Huan Nghiep, D1. HCMC
Tel: 028 3520 3040
The New World Hotel’s guests will not find a more relaxing oasis than this pool in the heart of the city. This upscale pool attracts visitors with its poolside bar, inventive cocktails, and trendy restaurants, making it ideal for a cool day.
Tel: 028 3822 8888
This mythical hotel, built in the 1930s, has an intimate swimming pool in a historic setting. This establishment made history by having the most popular swimming pool in Saigon for many years. Today is your chance to make history by spending a day or a romantic weekend lying on a deck chair.
Address: 8 Dong Khoi, Ben Nghe, District 1. HCMC
Tel: 028 3915 5555
A perfect retreat for those looking to unwind in a historic setting and spend some time by the pool or at the adjoining bar. What makes the location so appealing? The Majestic hotel was founded in 1925, and was one of Saigon’s most prestigious addresses where many celebrities such as François Mitterrand, Catherine Deneuve, King Leopold of Belgium, and so on stayed.
1 Dong Khoi, Ben Nghe, District 1
Tel: 028 3829 5517
Staying at the Legend hotel’s swimming pool allows you to unwind in an oasis of endless tranquility that promises total relaxation. A children’s pool is located next to the main pool, allowing everyone to have fun in the sun.
2A-4A Ton Duc Thang, District 1. HCMC
Tel: 028 3823 3333
This 24-meter pool is a delight for swimmers, but what makes the Equatorial Hotel’s swimming pool so special is that the water has received the highest possible rating from the city’s health department. The water is indeed purified by a special salt imported from Thailand. You’ll feel energized when you’re done! A poolside bar complements the hotel’s excellent services.
242 Tran Binh Trong, ward 4, District 5. HCMC
Tel: 028 3839 7777