The Best swimming pools of 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 relax 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 swiming pool.
Admission : Weekdays 150 TL for one person and 270 TL for two, Weekend 220 TL for one person and 340 TL for two
Adresse : Barbaros Bulvarı Yıldız Caddesi, Beşiktaş
Tel : +90 (212) 227 30 00
Swiss Hotel Bosphorus
Beautiful swimming pool in the large Swiss hotel’s park close to Dolmabahce. 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.
Ciragan Palace Kempinski
Located in the upscale Ciragan palace, this pool is on the Bosphorus. The entrance also allows you to enjoy the indoor pool, sauna and gym. Open from 7 am to 11 pm : www.kempinski.com
Located in the Grand Hyatt Hotel next to the famous Taksim square, this pool is perfect when the wheater gets warm in Istanbul.
Admission : Weekdays 170 TL, Weekend 250 TL
Adresse : Harbiye Mah. Taskisla Caddesi No.1, Şişli
Tel : +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.
Admission : Weekdays 165 TL, Weekend and holidays 225 TL
Adresse : Asker Ocağı Cad. No:1 Taksim 34435
Tel : +90 (212) 368 44 44
The Grand Tarabya
Open between 9am and 8pm, it is a beautiful swimming pool in the best of hotel of Tarabya, a small cove located north of the Bosphorus. More than the pool, you will have access to spa, fitness, sauna, and steam room.
You can enjoy lunch in the hotel bar, the Pool bar, also serving excellent cocktails and soft drinks
Leave a comment to tell us your impressions and if you know good pools we forgot!