As one of the most coveted living destinations in the world, Sydney is a melting pot of beaches, nightlife and big city life. As you would expect, the swimming pools are incredible, with stunning views overlooking the harbour, beach and city as a regular feature. Check out some of our favorite pools in one of our favorite cities.
You simply can’t go to Sydney without stopping at the iconic Bondi Icebergs Club pool. Its unique location allows fresh seawater to flow in filling the pool, all overlooking the famous Bondi beach.
Pool Club – The Ivy
This 1960’s Palm Springs resort inspired rooftop combines poolside living with elegant party vibes. With a DJ on deck, things start to heat up as the sun goes down and The Ivy nightclub unveils itself.
Prince Alfred Park Pool
Even in the cooler months, you’ll still be able to get your swimming fix with Prince Alfred Park’s heated outdoor pool. With a splash deck and grassy area, it’s lined with yellow umbrellas for maximum shade too.
Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool
This saltwater pool is placed on the edge of the Harbour overlooking Sydney City and Botanic Gardens. Also known as the ‘ABC Pool’, the 50 meter outdoor pool is open seven days a week. Whether it’s a lunchtime swim or a lazy day by the pool, when hunger prevails you can head to the café and terrace.
North Sydney Pool
Set directly under one of the most iconic bridges in Sydney; the Harbour Bridge. It’s impossible to get bored of a view like that. North Sydney Pool’s incredible location lies between the Sydney Harbour and Luna Park, leaving it to be an experience like no other. With a gym, café and restaurant you won’t ever have to leave either!
While you’re discovering the Bondi to Bronte Coastal Walk, stop for a quick cool down at the Bronte Baths. With striking cliffs and a park surrounding, it’s likely your intended short pit stop may extend out to more than a few hours, between the choice of swimming and sun baking across the rocks.
Quay West Suites
Quay West Suites’ Roman-inspired indoor pool offers 180-degree views across Sydney Harbour. This indoor paradise is located on level 24 of the Quay West Suites Sydney. With views like this, you won’t even need to leave to see the best of Sydney.
Pullman Sydney – Hyde Park
It’s no secret that Sydney city has an impressive skyline, with Pullman’s pool certainly making the most of it, as rooftop views stretch out as far as Woollomooloo Bay. After you’ve finished your laps in the pool, enjoy the Jacuzzi and sauna to top it off.
Set the in the heart of The Rocks, the Shangri-La’s tranquil pool area really feels like a calming escape from the chaos of Sydney’s Central Business District (CBD). Opening on to an outdoor deck with reclining lounges, your only struggle will be the decision between a hot sauna or Jacuzzi next.
Calmly contrasting the chaos of Regent Palace shopping precinct below it, Fraser Suites pool is an impressing 20-meter glass-paneled lap pool. Indoor and heated, it proves to be a relaxing, modern escape from its surroundings.
Sheraton on the Park
Combining a day spa and lap pool, Sheraton on the Park’s pool offers views over the Harbour. Once you’ve finished in the water you can soak up some sun on the private terrace overlooking Sydney’s Hyde Park too.
Sydney’s astonishing selection of pools with a view will certainly leave you spoiled for choice. But if you’re left wanting more, check out all of Sydney’s other incredible pools right here.
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