What are the most beautiful swimming pools in Istanbul?
Summer in Istanbul is very warm, especially in July and August. During your stay, you will wonder how you can refresh and relax in a city that never stops. A good idea may be to go to the pool or beach (find our article on the most beautiful beaches in Istanbul).
The entrance fees of outdoor pools are often quite high, however, it is often justified by their exceptional location and high-quality service. In some of them, you will also have access to the spa, sauna, and other facilities for a full relaxing day.
Here’s our selection of the best pools in Istanbul:
CONRAD ISTANBUL BOSPHORUS HOTEL
Beautiful and spacious pool located in a hotel next to the Bosphorus. You can enjoy the bar in addition to the swimming pool.
Prices: 150 TL for one person, 270 TL for two people during weekdays; 340 TL for one person, 220 TL for two persons on weekends.
Address: Barbaros Bulvarý Yildiz Street, Besiktas, İstanbul
Website: Conrad Istanbul Hotel
Phone number: +90 212 227 30 00
SWISS HOTEL BOSPHORUS
Beautiful swimming pool in the large Swiss hotel’s park close to Dolmabahçe. You can also have lunch in the restaurant at the poolside, who serves very good grilled meats over a wood fire.
You will also have access to the Spa & Sport Services and a wellness area and fitness facilities.
ÇİRAĞAN PALACE KEMPINSKI
Located in the upscale Çiragan Palace, this pool is on the Bosphorus. The entrance also allows you to enjoy the indoor pool, sauna, and gym.
Prices: 100 euros per day on weekdays; 160 euros on weekends (Friday to Sunday).
Address: Yıldız, Çırağan Cd. No:32, Beşiktaş, İstanbul
Website: Çirağan Palace Kempinski
Phone number: +90 212 326 46 46
Located in the Grand Hyatt Hotel next to the famous Taksim Square, this pool is perfect when the wheater gets warm in Istanbul.
Prices: 170 TL per day on weekdays; 250 TL per day on weekends.
Address: Harbiye Mah. Taskisla Caddesi No.1, Şişli, İstanbul
Website: Grand Hyatt
Phone number: +90 212 368 12 34
This great pool located in the InterContinental Hotel is close to the Taksim square. It’s great, especially in summer days.
THE GRAND TARABYA
Open between 9 am and 8 pm, it is a beautiful swimming pool in the best hotel in Tarabya, a small cove located north of the Bosphorus. More than the pool, you will have access to the spa, fitness, sauna, and steam room.
You can enjoy lunch in the hotel bar, the Pool bar, also serving excellent cocktails and soft drinks.
Feel free to share your thoughts on your day at the pool in the comments.