When the temperature starts to soar in Singapore, there’s no better way to cool off than at a gorgeous hotel pool. And we have plenty to choose from here in the Little Red Dot including iconic infinity pools overlooking the city skyline, tranquil lagoon-like pools surrounded by lush greenery, and free-form beauties that wind their way past plush cabanas and swim-up bars. Whether you’re looking for a sweet staycation spot where you can spend a weekend chilling by the pool or just a place to beat the heat for a few hours, you can’t go wrong at these stunning hotel pools.
PARKROYAL on Pickering
This modern urban oasis has a gorgeous infinity pool that overlooks the treetops and surrounding skyscrapers in the CBD. Snag yourself a lounger in the morning to soak up the rays or chill out in the afternoon with icy cold drinks and a bit of shade. We love the comfy cabanas shaped like bird cages where you can while away the hours reading, snoozing or just letting the gentle breezes wash over you.
PARKROYAL on Pickering, 3 Upper Pickering St, Singapore 058289. p. +65 6809 8888. Open daily 6am – 10pm
Sofitel So SingaporeGlam it up in the gold-tiled rooftop pool at the Sofitel So Singapore. The pool is expansive enough to do laps if you’re so inclined, although we prefer to spend our time just soaking and gazing out at the panoramic views of the CBD. Refreshing bevvies and bites are on offer at HI-SO pool bar, and after dark the party gets started with funky beats and poolside cocktails.
Sofitel So Singapore, 35 Robinson Road, Singapore 068876. p. +65 6701 6800
The Westin Singapore
Located on Level 35 of Asia Square Tower Two at Marina View, the infinity pool at The Westin Singapore offers views out to Marina Bay and Singapore’s south coast. You can recline in a lounger under an umbrella on the pool deck or grab one of the submerged sunbeds in the water to cool off and soak up some Vitamin D.
The Westin Singapore, 12 Marina View, Asia Square Tower 2, Singapore 018961. p. +65 6922 6888. Open daily 6am – 10pm
Hotel Jen Orchardgateway Singapore
Stretching for 47 metres on a rooftop high above the treetops, the infinity pool a Hotel Jen is a pretty impressive sight. You’ll have plenty of space to spread out here on the expansive sun deck and find a quiet spot to sunbathe and dip your toes in the water. Curl up in one of the round loungers and relax for a while or indulge in a soothing massage at one of the poolside cabanas.
Hotel Jen Orchardgateway Singapore, 277 Orchard Road, Singapore 238858. p. +65 6708 8888
You’ll have to book into Naumi Hotel to enjoy access to the beautiful Cloud 9 infinity pool on the 10th floor, but that’s not a bad thing because the rooms here are sleek, sophisticated and make for a great staycation escape. During the day you can cool off in the pool and set up camp on one of the canopied sun loungers. Come evening it’s all about cocktails against the backdrop of the glittering city lights.
Naumi, 41 Seah Street, Singapore 188396. p. +65 6403 6000. Open daily 7am – 6pm
The St. Regis Singapore
Lush greenery, bubbling fountains and organic styled sculptures add to the zen-like atmosphere at the Tropical Spa Pool at The St. Regis Singapore. Although it’s only steps from bustling Orchard Road, you’ll feel like you’ve been whisked off to a serene sanctuary. You have your choice of sun loungers or cabanas, as well as contemporary cocktails and Italian fare from LaBrezza restaurant.
The St. Regis Singapore, 29 Tanglin Road, Singapore 247911. p. +65 6506 6888. Open daily 6am – 11pm
Mandarin Oriental Singapore
Swim, suntan and sip on chilled drinks at this gorgeous outdoor pool with gushing fountains, floating sun loungers, covered cabanas and a sunny white stone pool deck surrounded by green gardens. The views are pretty spectacular, as you can see Marina Bay Sands, the waterfront and the lotus-shaped ArtScience Museum from the deck.
Mandarin Oriental Singapore 5 Raffles Avenue, Marina Square, Singapore 039797. p. +65 6338 0066. Open daily 5:30am – 10pm
Marina Bay Sands
The stunning infinity pool at Marina Bay Sands is undoubtedly one of the most iconic spots in Singapore. Sitting on the 57th floor of the hotel and spanning 150 metres, this is the world’s largest rooftop infinity pool and it looks as though it spills over the side down to the skyscrapers below. As far as swimming in style and poolside views go, it doesn’t get much better than this.
Marina Bay Sand, 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956. p. +65 6688 8868. Open daily 6am – 11pm
The Fullerton Hotel Singapore
Soaring white Doric columns and a 25-metre expanse of glittering water adds a touch of grandeur to the pool deck at The Fullerton Hotel. It also doesn’t hurt that the heritage hotel is a treasured national monument. Although the pool is only a mere 2 storeys up, it still offers great views of the Singapore River, Boat Quay and other historic landmarks like Victoria Theatre and the Concert Hall.
The Fullerton Hotel, 1 Fullerton Square, Singapore 049178. p. +65 6733 8388
The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore
This massive fifth-floor rooftop pool features tropical flowers and trees, deep blue tiles, plenty of space to swim laps or float under the clear blue sky and comfortable sun loungers and alcoves. As the sun starts to set, make your way over to Lantern, a sleek poolside bar and lounge where you can groove to house beats and sip tropical drinks whilst overlooking the twinkling lights of Marina Bay.
The Fullerton Bay Hotel, 80 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049326. p. +65 6333 8388
Each of the three free-form pools at Capella Singapore is surrounded by trees, shrubs and flowers, which makes them great chill-out spaces for nature lovers. We’re particularly fond of the one at the top of the tier with views out to the ocean. Of course, you can also book into one of the villas or manors and have access to your own serene private plunge pool or lap pool.
Capella Singapore, 1 The Knolls, Sentosa Island, Singapore, 098297. p. +65 6377 8888
W Singapore – Sentosa Cove
Fun and funky, the WET® pool at W Singapore – Sentosa Cove winds its way around the front of the hotel and includes unique features like a swim-up bar offering colourful cocktails, covered hammocks, floating chairs and a poolside bar menu with healthy lunches, snacks and heartier dinner fare. Insider’s tip: Swing by for the Sunday Remix Brunch and you’ll get tasty eats plus access to the pool.
W Singapore – Sentosa Cove, 21 Ocean Way, Singapore 098374. p. +65 6808 7288. Open Mon – Thurs: 7am – 7pm for outside guests, 24-hours for hotel guests