Want to have a nice, relaxing and above all clean swim here in Yangon? The swimming pools that you’ve seen not quite up to par? Well look no further, here’s a list of some of the top swimming pools to enjoy before the full rainy season arrives, but swimming in the rain is also not a bad idea after all.
No.1- Novotel Yangon Max
Situated at the very top of the complex, the outdoor swimming pool offers one of Yangon’s greatest views, with the added plus of a bar just to the side. There’s even a gym and tennis court just a floor below for those fitness enthusiasts, complete with a massage parlor; although these are reserved for those who are gym members. The pool,however, is open and is $10 for a child under 12, with those above that magical number having to pay $15. The pool is open for use from 6AM till 8PM.
Address: 459, Pyay Rd, Yangon, Myanmar
Contact info: 95 1 230 5858
Opening Hours: 6AM-8PM
Wide and expensive, under the shadow of the looming palace-like hotel of Sedona, its swimming pool is one of the best in Yangon, very popular with Myanmar locals for its traditional feel, with trees here and there bringing the slightest hint of nature.
Address: Kabar Aye Pagoda Road, Yangon, Myanmar
Contact Info: 95 1860 5377
No.3-Chatrium Hotel Royal Lake
This posh hotel situated at the foot of Kandawgyi Lake offers an outdoor pool shaded by idyllic palm trees, not to mention a fitness center and a spa. But there is a slight catch to all this in that there is no stand-alone swimming pool package, rather only a gym plus swimming pool package for $25 per day.
Address: 40 Nat Mauk St, Yangon, Myanmar
Contact Info: 95 1 544 500
Opening Hours: 6AM-10PM (Pool), 6AM-11PM (Pool)
No.4-Jasmine Palace Hotel
At a four-star Jasmine Palace Hotel, swimming pool maybe a bit smaller than others, but it is semi-indoor so you can enjoy the pool, even when it is raining. The pool is surrounded by colorful beanbags and a stunning view of Yangon city. You can also relax with a few drinks from the conjoining ‘J’ Bar. Fee is around $15 per day including access to the gym.
Address: 5th floor (Jasmine Wellness) No. (341) Pyay Road, Sanchaung Township, Yangon, Myanmar
Opening Hours: 06:00 ~ 23:00
Contact Info: +951-2304402, +951-2304403, +951-538953, +951-538954
No.5- Hotel Parami Swimming Pool
Swimming pool here is semi-outdoor with beautiful panoramic view of Yangon city. After the pool, you can enjoy delicious food and a wide selection of cocktails at Piano Bar&Grill. The admission fee is around US $10.
Address: No. 2, Parami road, Mayangone Tsp // +95 (0) 1 658 118
Contact Info: +951- 658 118
Opening Hours: 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
No.6- Inya Lake Hotel Swimming Pool
A large outdoor swimming pool is surrounded by natural garden, offering relaxing and pleasant atmosphere. The fee is around US $20 per person, but children aged 5 and blow can have complimentary access if accompanied by parents. There are varieties of membership packages.
Address: 37 Kaba Aye Pagoda Road, Mayangone Tsp // +95 (0) 1 9662 866, +95 (0) 1 9 665 53
Opening Hours: 7 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Contact Info: +95 1 9662866, 9662857, 9665053, 9665091
No.7- Kokkhine Swimming Pool
Kokkhine Swimming Pool is more of a Club than a pool- indeed it has three pools, one kiddie pool and two completive/adult pools. There are even a couple of diving boards for those,
Address: Kokkhine Swimming Pool St, Bahan Township, Yangon, Myanmar
Contact Info: (01) 542 749
Opening Hours: Daily 6AM-8PM
No.8- National Swimming Pool
This pool is very popular amongst locals for its general cleanliness and inexpensiveness. It costs just 3000kyats for entry.
Address: U Wisara Rd, Dagon Township, Yangon, Myanmar
Contact Info: 9AM-4PM