It’s a perennial issue: How do you beat the heat and humidity in Singapore’s perpetual summer? Besides the hunt for air-conditioned spaces, an invigorating dip in the pool ranks high on everyone’s list. We’ve rounded up 13 of the best pools in Singapore designed to make a splash. These best pools in Singapore come with curated poolside DayAway experiences, each offering a unique opportunity to relax in style. So grab your swimwear, sunscreen and shades—aquatic bliss awaits in these best pools in Singapore.
Swim & Siesta at Marina Bay Sands Singapore
Set against scintillating views of Singapore’s skyline, it’s no wonder that a chance to soak and cool down in the infinity pool at Marina Bay Sands is a must for tourists and residents alike. Choose from one of three time slots to swim in style, before retreating back to the privacy of your room to savour a classic two-tier afternoon tea set with a complimentary bottle of wine.
DayAway Tip: This experience is valid for six hours from Tuesday to Thursday, accommodating a maximum of two adults and one child.
From $489 at Marina Bay Sands Singapore
Peaceful Retreat at Parkroyal Collection Pickering Singapore
Here’s one to put on your radar: the semi-circular pool at Parkroyal Collection Pickering. Together with its iconic bird cage cabanas—which, odds are, you’ve seen on Instagram before—this oasis of a pool is surrounded by breathtaking landscaping. During the experience, guests can enjoy a day ensconced at the Lifestyle Premier King room and get access to the wellness floor, and of course, its stunning outdoor swimming pool.
DayAway Tip: Guests also 20 per cent off food and beverage, in-room dining and treatments at St. Gregory spa to fully indulge and unwind.
From $198 at PARKROYAL COLLECTION Pickering Singapore
Detox Indulgence at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore
Dive into The Ritz Carlton, Millenia Singapore’s 25-metre outdoor swimming pool with this luxurious DayAway. It includes a three-hour spa detox experience, which is certainly one of the best wellness escapes in Singapore, and is followed by a three-course set lunch poolside at one of their private cabanas. And yes, you’re free to go for a swim should you please.
DayAway Tip: Be sure to check out the pool at night when it’s lit by underwater lights—it’s truly a sight to behold.
From $540 at The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore
Wellness in the City at Conrad Centennial Singapore
Conveniently nestled in the Marina Bay shopping cluster, avid shoppers will be thrilled to retreat to the Conrad Centennial Singapore for a relaxing respite. Once at the hotel, head poolside and choose between a sun lounger or pool cabana to park yourself for the next three hours, which offers stunning views of the Singapore Flyer. Plus, have we mentioned that this DayAway comes with a complimentary Gin & Tonic? Guests can also enjoy additional discounts for dining and a-la-carte spa services.
DayAway Tip: Pool access is valid from Monday to Thursday, with the exception of the eve of- and on public holidays. Do pre-book your spot at the sun loungers or pool cabana in advance.
From $68 at Conrad Centennial Singapore
WorkAway at Conrad Centennial Singapore
Reward yourself after a long day of work with a swim at Conrad Centennial Singapore’s 20-metre lap pool. This work-from-hotel experience features a day at their stylish Deluxe Room and myriad refreshments to keep you productive, plus premium wifi access and working lunches for two from the hotel’s in-room dining menu. You can also avail of free parking.
DayAway Tip: This experience is one to bring the whole team to: add a third and fourth guest at $80++ each.
From $180 at Conrad Centennial Singapore
Bootcamp & Brunch at InterContinental Singapore
This is an experience to boost your endorphins: an hour at the gym with a personal trainer, followed by time spent at the sauna and hotel’s outdoor pools before winding down with a delicious lunch at the Lobby Lounge. Whilst poolside, take the plunge in one of three pools—the main lap pool, spa pool, and shallow pool made for little ones.
DayAway Tip: This instant mood-lifter of an experience provides guests a chance to recharge and explore the arts districts of Bugis and Bras Basah.
From $150 at InterContinental Singapore
Palms Voyage Escape at InterContinental Singapore
Elevate your poolside escape with this luxury retreat for two. Sun seekers can look forward to lounging in a private cabana at the Palms Champagne and Pool Bar whilst sharing a bottle of Taittinger Brut Resérve NV. After which, they can make their way to the exclusive Club InterContinental for a sumptuous afternoon tea, and toast to a splendid day with complimentary evening cocktails in hand.
DayAway Tip: This experience is recommended for two or more guests, with advance booking required.
From $320 at InterContinental Singapore
City Workcation at Pan Pacific Singapore
Get some well-deserved pool time after a productive day at Pan Pacific’s Deluxe Balcony Room. This work-from-hotel experience is designed for two people, and includes gym use as well as access to their two semi-circular pools—one deeper and the other perfect for laps. Guests can enjoy a leisurely wade before heading to the pool bar for a refreshing cocktail using their $30 dining credit.
DayAway Tip: Spa treatments at St. Gregory are also available at 20 per cent off with professional therapists on hand to knead the stresses of life away.
From $185 at Pan Pacific Singapore
Swim & Savour Kaiseki at Pan Pacific Singapore
With fine dining and some serious pool time on the cards, this experience ticks all the right boxes for discerning diners and pool lovers alike. If you prefer lounging instead of a strenuous swim, kick back in one of their private cabanas before heading to the pool bar for a complimentary signature cocktail. To round off your day on a delicious note, savour an authentic Kaiseki meal at the hotel’s well-loved Japanese restaurant, Keyaki.
DayAway Tip: This experience is best for gourmands and curated for a maximum of two people per booking.
From $522 at Pan Pacific Singapore
Sling & Swim at Raffles Hotel Singapore
Savour the lap of luxury at the Raffles Hotel Singapore: Make a splash in the hotel’s lap pool or recline in one of their sun loungers as you soak up the sun amidst the incredible cityscape—all with an iconic Singapore Sling in hand, compliments of the hotel. Surrounded by lush greenery and historic architecture, guests can expect to be transported back to the golden age of travel as soon as they step into the grand dame of Singapore.
DayAway Tip: This experience also includes a $20 credit at the Pool Bar, should you want another round.
From $150 at Raffles Hotel Singapore
Sunrise Spa & Swim at Raffles Hotel Singapore
This is the ultimate dream for urbanites on a quest for some serious decompressing. Guests start their day with a visit to the Raffles Spa for a 60-minute Absolute Relaxing Massage, followed by a complimentary hand and foot nourishing therapy. From there, they make their way to the lovely rooftop pool to chill out for two hours amidst the verdant surroundings.
DayAway Tip: Definitely one of our favourites if you’re due some quiet time as you’ll be able to enjoy the hotel at its most serene hours.
From $258 at Raffles Hotel Singapore
Cabana & Cocktails at Fairmont Singapore
If you’re looking for a poolside getaway to take the gang to, this DayAway is the one for you. Designed for a group of five, this experience comes with your own poolside cabana, access to the swimming pool, fitness centre as well as all spa wet facilities (saunas, steam rooms, hot and cold plunges, whirlpools… you name it). Each guest can also enjoy a drink of their choice and pose with the hotel’s array of colourful floats, free for guests to use.
DayAway Tip: Have we mentioned that this experience also comes with a 1.5 hour cocktail making masterclass at award-winning bar Anti:dote?
From $450 at Fairmont Singapore
City Wellness Retreat at Fairmont Singapore
Want to get some “me time” in the middle of a busy week? This three-hour DayAway experience has all the right ingredients. Make your way to Fairmont Singapore to hit the gym, as well as enjoy the spa wet facilities such as whirlpools, steam rooms, saunas and more. Afterwards, dive into the pool then savour a 2-course “Farm to Pool” Aquaponics set lunch featuring fresh produce from the hotel’s on-site Aquaponics farm.
DayAway Tip: Fancy a room for the day? Top up with SGD$100 nett per room, which is all yours between 8am to 7pm.
From $66 at Fairmont Singapore
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