As much as we love a day at the beach, sometimes, it's hard to beat the luxury of plush sun loungers, free flowing refreshments and a sauna or steam to end a perfect day. Enter some of Hong Kong's most beloved five-star hotels, which offer excellent pool day passes so you can enjoy the summer sun in style

1. Grand Hyatt

Pool day pass: HK$550

The luxurious 50 metre pool at Grand Hyatt brings tropical vibes against Central's sea of skyscrapers. Arguably one of the best pool day passes in town, the package also includes access to the hotel's gym and sauna.

After you've worked up an appetite, the famous poolside buffet at The Grill is a welcome treat. Or, on the same floor—but unincluded in the package—is Plateau Spa, where bustling urbanites can choose from 61 indulgent treatments.

Grand Hyatt, 1 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, Hong Kong,

2. Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong 

Pool day pass: In-house guests only. Staycation, anyone?

Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong has several pools, including a plunge pool and a whirlpool, but the pièce de résistance is without a doubt the hotel's famous infinity pool with panoramic views over Victoria Harbour.

The spacious and stylish deck offers a resort feel, while underwater music sets the tone for a relaxing swim.

Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong, 8 Finance St, Central, Hong Kong, +852 3196 8888,

3. Island Shangri-la

Pool day pass: HK$650 on weekdays, HK$800 on weekends

This lush oasis surrounded by some of Hong Kong's most iconic skyscrapers is a more family-friendly option, allowing each guest to bring two children under the age of 12 for free. If you're leaving the little ones at home, make a full wellness day of it with access to the gym, indoor and outdoor jacuzzis, and steam facilities.

Pair all this with a cheeky tequila or rum based tropical cocktail from the Waterside Pool Bar, and that's a summer day well spent. 

Island Shangri-la, Supreme Ct Rd, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2877 3838,

4. Conrad Hong Kong

Pool day pass: HK$400 on weekdays, HK$550 on weekends | Pool and gym for HK$480 on weekdays, HK$600 on weekends | Children (3-13 years) pool only for HK$180

Located in the heart of Admiralty, the pool package at Conrad Hong Kong is one to impress. You can opt for a pass for just pool access, steam and sauna, or pay a little extra for access to their fully equipped gym

Make sure to secure one their California-chic poolside cabanas, which make for a comfortable spot to enjoy the sun while protecting you from harmful rays. And one thing we love about the pool at Conrad Hong Kong? The regular flow of complimentary poolside snacks and drinks. 

Conrad Hong Kong, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong, +852 2521 3838,

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5. W Hong Kong

Pool day pass: HK$988 

W Hong Kong ’s WET Deck might be home to many of the city's most exclusive parties, but on quieter days, it's a great place to relax and unwind. The day pass may be pricy but it's not for nothing; it includes access to the gym, sauna, steam and vitality pool facilities, two glasses of Veuve Cliquot Yellow Label champagne and of course, a breathtaking 76th floor view.

W Hong Kong, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon Station, Kowloon, +852 3717 2222,

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6. Kerry Hotel

Pool day pass: HK$400 on weekdays, HK$500 on weekends

The infinity pool at Kerry Hotel is an urban gem, providing some of the most spectacular views of Hong Kong. Here's a tip: stay until dark for a front row seat to truly breathtaking vistas of the Hong Kong skyline.

Don't forget to check out the hotel's bar, Red Sugar, afterwards for cocktails with an equally impressive view. 

Kerry Hotel, 38 Hung Luen Rd, Hung Hom Bay, Kowloon, +852 2252 5888,

7. Cordis, Hong Kong 

Pool day pass: HK$400

At 42 floors above the streets of Mong Kok is Cordis Hong Kong's 20-metre heated pool. Enjoy a selection of homemade refreshments, or dive into another world with the pool's underwater audio system and fibre optic lighting effects.

A daily pool pass also grants access to the hotel's spa and steam facilities at the renowned Chuan Spa. 

Cordis, Hong Kong, 555 Shanghai St, Mong Kok, Kowloon, +852 3552 3388,

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