In the search for the best swimming pools in Saigon

In the search for the best swimming pools in Saigon
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If heading to Vung Tau beach or Nha Trang beach for a swim can take you one or a couple of days, dipping yourselves in one of the 5 best swimming pools right here in Saigon will sound interesting right? Let’s scroll down to see not only indoor pools but also rooftop pools right in the heart of Saigon. Moreover, the views are stunning and the prices are varied, which would probably fit your various wants.

Breathtaking view

Landmark 81 swimming pool

The panoramic city view from the pool. Photo by AdventureFackory
  • 📍 5B Ton Duc Thang Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
  • 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • 🎟 220,000 VNĐ/ pax

Lies on the rooftop of the iconic Landmark 81, Vinpearl Luxury  travelers as the most magnificent swimming pool in Saigon. The open style of the swimming pool, which is in touch with nature and provides ample ventilation, impresses visitors.

The pool area is quite large, and the "luxury" setting will make a nice backdrop for visitors to photograph the "old" check-in. Although the entrance fee to Landmark Swimming Pool is slightly higher than that of other beautiful swimming pools in Saigon, it is well worth it because it includes the cost of a variety of other activities such as tennis and the gym.

Des Art Saigon swimming pool

Location: 76-78 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City

Open Time: 7 am – 6 pm

Ticket Price: 488,000 VNĐ/ person

This is one of Saigon's most gorgeous swimming pools, complete with a popular bar. It is located on the rooftop (25th floor) of Hotel Des Art Saigon. There are two shoreless sides, as well as protective glass walls that contribute to the decoration. Also, the swimming pool uses a salt electrolysis machine, warm white LED lights, natural stone paving, and a poolside bar.

Coming here, you can enjoy the panoramic view of the city while sipping a drink from the overhead swimming pool. This will definitely be a memorable experience.

Liberty Central Saigon Riverside swimming pool

Location: 17 Ton Duc Thang Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City

Open Time: 6 am – 10 pm

Ticket Price: 335,000 VNĐ/ person

The swimming pool is located on the rooftop of the Liberty Central Saigon Riverside Hotel with a beautiful view of the river. It is ideal for those seeking luxury and first-class service. This is a 4-star standard swimming pool with a variety of services and professional and friendly staff, ensuring that visitors have a wonderful time. After a long day of swimming, you can unwind on the wooden benches and take in the city's panoramic view. From here, you can also see the Bitexco building and other locations.

Rach Mieu swimming pool

Location: 1 Hoa Phuong Street, Ward 2, Phu Nhuan District, Ho Chi Minh City

Open time:

Mondays: closed

Morning

Tuesday - Thursday


5:30 am – 10 am

Saturday - Sunday

Session 1

5:30 am – 7:45 am

Session 2

8:00 am – 10:00 am

Afternoon

Tuesday - Sunday

Session 1

1:30 pm – 3:15 pm

Session 2

3:30 pm – 5:15 pm

Session 3

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm


Ticket price/ session

Children under 1.3 m 15.000 VND

People over 1.3 m 25.000 VND

There are 3 swimming pools. One is Olympic-sized 50x25 meters, 2 meters deep with 10 lanes. Another one is 25x15 meters, 0.8-1.6 meter deep, and the other is for kids. As a result, you do not have to worry about the number of swimmers at a time because the size.

The quality of the water is what customers enjoy most when they come to relax here. The management board has equipped a modern circulating filtration system for all 3 swimming areas. With this system, all bacteria, algae, and dirt in the water will be filtered clean and safe for human health.

Every day, the swimming pool has staff clean up garbage, and dirt, and avoid water pollution. All risks such as swimming pool allergies: skin allergies, red eyes, dry hair, and gastrointestinal diseases are eliminated, creating peace of mind when swimming.

And yet, the path to the Rach Mieu swimming pool is paved with anti-slip tiles, easy to move and difficult to slip and fall. From there, swimmers will feel firmer and safer when playing in the water. The rental swimwear is hygienic and thoroughly checked daily. Customers do not need to worry about the condition of wearing leftovers, or poor quality from previous users. Here, you can park your car, send things for free, and take a bath with standard clean water, harmless to health.

According to the evaluation of many customers who have used the service at Rach Mieu swimming pool, the staff here are quite enthusiastic and polite to customers. When they need help, they are always ready and do not hesitate. Typically, many people have forgotten their cards, and items are texted by the staff here to find and return them. There are absolutely no conflicts with customers, skillfully handle unexpected situations that arise. Service attitude polite, dedicated, always consider customers first. From the receptionist to the security guard

Yet Kieu swimming pool

  • Address: 1 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1.
  • Opening hours:

Monday – Friday

Saturday and Sunday

Morning

5:00 am – 7 am

5:00 am – 7:00 am

Afternoon

11:00 am – 1 pm

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Evening

4:00 pm – 6 pm

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

  • Ticket price: 30,000 VND (for children under 1.3m height, they only charge 25,000 VND)

It is located right in the city center which makes it very convenient for swimmers.

There are 3 separate swimming pools, suitable for different age groups. The first one is for athletes to practice and compete: standard design, 50 meters in length and 2 meters in depth, with separate lanes. The second one is for teenagers and adults participating in swimming: 25 meters in length and 1.4 meters in average depth. The last one is for children with safe depths from 40cm to 80cm. Even though they are outdoor swimming pools, they are equipped with roof design. As a result, it helps swimmers avoid sun and rain.

Moreover, changing areas are equipped with personal lockers and keys for people, and bathrooms have been rebuilt, making them spacious and clean.

Another plus is the friendly staff and enthusiastic swimming coaches.

There is just one minor disadvantage. That is parking area is quite small and difficult to move your motorcycle, especially when going at peak hours.

In short, I have just listed the Top 5 best swimming pools in Saigon from rooftop pools to cheap pools with great quality. Hope you have a great experience in those swimming pools.