Beat the summer heat and cool off at the pool
The first thing that pops up in one's mind when they hear summer is ‘Swimming’. Swimming is an awesome way to have fun and is an amazing exercise which provides multiple health benefits. To beat the heat this summer, here some amazing swimming pool options in Kathmandu:
1. Hotel Yak and Yeti
Hotel Yak & Yeti is a luxury 5-star hotel in the heart of Kathmandu offering modern day sophisticated services. This place offers a well-equipped gym and health club facilities too. Open exclusively to hotel guests and health club members, the pool is nestled in the centre of a beautifully manicured garden.
Health club members fee (inclusive of swimming pool) NPR 1, 50,000 plus taxes per person
Address: Durbar Marg, Kathmandu
2. Hotel Mulberry
Mulberry is a private hotel which effortlessly combines contemporary international standard with time-honoured, personalised service that reflects Nepal’s traditional values and gracious hospitality. The Infinity Pool here is amongst the few outdoor rooftop pools in Kathmandu and the only one in Thamel area. It offers a perfect urban retreat with 1,500 sq. ft. / 140 sq. m of deck space.
Pool and lunch / weekends
Adult: Rs. 2500
Monday – Friday
Adult: Rs 1800
Address: Thamel, Kathmandu
3. Soaltee Crowne Plaza
Soaltee Crowne Plaza is a 12-acre five-star deluxe hotel. The lush landscaped property echoes the mountainous beauty of the scenic Kathmandu Valley -- this combined with luxurious rooms and an amazing swimming pool. The hotel comes up with many swimming pool events including the ongoing event ‘Unlimited Fun, Unlimited Saturday’, a highly anticipated swimming pool event that guarantees a wonderful and relaxing time at the pool.
Adult: Rs 2000++ per visit
Children below 12: Rs 1000++ per visit
The rate for ‘Unlimited Fun, Unlimited Saturday’ (21st April 2018 up to 8 to 12 weeks)
Adult: Rs 1,800++
Children: Rs 1000++ per child below 10 years
Address: Tahachal Marg, Kathmandu
4. Hotel De L’ Annapurna
Hotel De L’ Annapurna is a well-known name in the hospitality business. Situated in the heart of the city, Durbar Marg, it has an amazing swimming pool. All health club members get 15% off on food and all beverages in the pool area. Treat yourself to good food while beating the heat, swimming in the pool. Annapurna has the largest children’s pool in town
Open April to October (yearly membership)
Family (2adults and 2 children) 47,500++
Children (up to 12 years or 4ft tall) 16,500++
Address: Durbar Marg, Kathmandu
5. Hyatt Regency
The swimming pool at Hyatt Regency Kathmandu is one of the largest L-shaped pools in Kathmandu. The pool measures 25 m (82 ft.) in length and is 1.44 m (4.7 ft.) deep. It is open from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM in summer and 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM during winter. A children’s wading pool and an outdoor whirlpool are both adjacent to the main pool.
Adult: Rs 1,500 plus taxes
Children: Rs 1,100 plus taxes
Address: Taragaon Boudha, Kathmandu 44601
6. Hotel Shambala
Hotel Shambala is a Tibetan themed boutique hotel in Kathmandu offering the best of modern amenities with traditional Nepalese hospitality. The roof-top infinity swimming pool, first of its kind in Kathmandu offers some of the best views of the city.
WEEKENDS (SUNDAY – FRIDAY)
Adult: Rs: 1,500
Children (up to 12 years): Rs: 750
Adult: Rs: 2,000
Children (12 years): Rs: 1,000
Address: Bansbari Rd, Kathmandu
7 Hotel Shangri-La
Surrounded by the lush greenery of an award-winning garden, Shangri-La Hotel in Kathmandu is an oasis in the heart of Kathmandu. The hotel in Kathmandu features an outdoor swimming pool next to the same famous garden and a well-equipped fitness centre. Unique city centre deluxe hotel Shangri – La is an amazing place to have a great swim.
(April to September)
Members: 19,000 ++
Family (including 2 children age under 12): 40,000++
Address: Lazimpat Rd, Kathmandu