Living in a country that is surrounded by long lines of shores and the bluest waters in the world, it’s no surprise that we love swimming. Aside from being a great bonding activity, it’s also a great workout to keep our muscles toned even during vacations.
Now that the rainy season has come, you might think that your swimming days are over. Well, they don’t have to be. You can still go swimming in the city by visiting hotels with great indoor swimming pools! Not only will you be protected from the bad weather, but you will also get to stay in fine accommodations and be pampered. Read on to see the best hotels with indoor pools in Metro Manila where you can swim and relax.
1. Makati Diamond Residences
Address:118 Legazpi Street, Legazpi Village, Makati City
Rate:Starts at PhP6,560 *
Practice your laps and strokes at Makati Diamond Residences’ pool.
Image: Makati Diamond Residences
If you’re looking for a great place where you can practice your butterfly strokes, you may want to pay Makati Diamond Residences a visit. The have a long indoor pool so you’re sure to have some space for practicing your favorite swimming styles. The pool is also surrounded by plush lounge chairs if you want to have a quick break.
Once you’re done swimming, stay in one of Makati Diamond Residences’ 410 rooms, have a good night’s rest, and swim again the next day! Their pool is open from 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM.
2. Discovery Suites Ortigas
Address:25 ADB Ave. Ortigas Center, Pasig City
Rate:Starts at PhP4,350 *
Swim at Discovery Suites Ortigas’ pool or chill at the nearby Jacuzzi.
Image: Discover Suites Ortigas Facebook Page
For those working in Ortigas, spending a night at Discovery Suites Ortigas will surely pamper you after a stressful week. You and your coworkers can have a quick dip in their indoor pool or de-stress at the nearby Jacuzzi to reinvigorate your tired bodies. The pool is also close to Discovery Suite’s in-house restaurant, Restaurant 5, so you can have some drinks and snacks while lounging around.
You can swim from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM and afterwards have dinner at Discovery Suite’s restaurant, 22 Prime, which is known for their US Prime Angus Steaks. To have the ultimate staycation, spend the night in one of Discovery Suites’ 220 all-suite rooms.
3. Richmonde Hotel Ortigas
Address:21 San Miguel Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City
Rate:Starts at PhP3,900 (inclusive of taxes and fees)
Swim without fear of the sun or rain at Richmonde Hotel Ortigas’ indoor pool.
Image: Richmonde Hotels & Resorts Facebook Page
One of the downsides of swimming during the rainy season is the cold temperature, but in Richmonde Hotel Ortigas, this will never be an issue as their indoor pool is heated! So in addition to being protected from various elements, you’re also sure to have a relaxing swimming session that will wash off all the stress.
The indoor pool is accessible from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM. For the complete pampering experience, choose among Richmonde Hotel Ortigas’ 212 rooms after your swim and call in their in-house massage services.
4. The Linden Suites
Address:37 San Miguel Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City
Rate:Starts at PhP3,000 (inclusive of taxes and fees)
No need to wonder if the water is cold as The Linden Suites’ pool is temperature controlled.
Image: The Linden Suites Facebook Page
Another indoor pool perfect for those who get cold fast can be found at The Linden Suites. Their indoor pool and Jacuzzi are both temperature controlled so you can swim for hours without the fear of catching a cold. Both facilities are open as early as 6:00 and as late as 10:00 PM so you can enjoy it for longer hours.
You won’t have a hard time with accommodations, as The Linden Suites is known for affordable yet luxurious rooms that range from a deluxe room to a three-bedroom suite perfect for big groups.
5. Goldland Millenia Suites
Address:8001 Jose Escriva Drive, Ortigas Center, Pasig
Rate:Starts at PhP2,799.90 (inclusive of taxes and fees)
You’ll surely stay fit even while on vacation at Goldland Millenia Suites.
Image: Millenia Suites Ortigas Facebook Page
For the sports buff, a stay at Goldland Millenia Suites will satisfy all your relaxation and fitness needs. They have sports-related facilities such as table tennis, billiards, badminton, and basketball that will help you keep fit during your stay. Once you’re done with the more rigorous activities, you can end your day at their indoor pool to relax your senses.
Rooms are also aplenty at Goldland Millenia Suites. Their room ranges from a deluxe twin room that can fit two persons to the fancy penthouse room that can fit a family.
Address:Julia Vargas corner Bank Drive, Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong City
Rate:Starts at PhP2,200 (inclusive of taxes and fees)
Enjoy two fabulous pools with gorgeous views at BSA Twin Towers.
Image: St. Francis Hotels Facebook Page
If one pool is not enough for you, BSA Twin Towers has two. This giant establishment at the heart of Ortigas has a lagoon pool for kids and kids-at-heart in one tower and a lap pool for fitness buffs in the other. BSA Twin Towers is also one of the tallest buildings in the country so make sure to check out the view when having your night swim!
Aside from having two pools, other amenities you can enjoy at BSA Twin Towers include a jogging path and a gym.
Address:Meralco Avenue and Sapphire Street, Ortigas Centre, Pasig City
Rate:Starts at PhP4,640
Experience a luxurious escape and pool at Marco Polo Ortigas.
Image: Marco Polo Ortigas Manila Facebook Page
Marco Polo Ortigas is known as one of the most luxurious hotels in the country, and their indoor infinity pool is also a sight to behold. Located at the 22nd floor of the hotel, the indoor pool offers a great view of the Ortigas skyline which adds an indulgent feel to your swimming experience.
After your swim, relax in one of the many modern but comfortable plush rooms of Marco Polo. They also have five restaurants under their roof that will surely fill your tummy whatever time of day your hunger might strike.
You don’t have to be wary of the rain or the freezing weather with these indoor hotel pools in Metro Manila! Let us know in the comments section which of these hotels you will be visiting soon.
* As of date of publishing.
Prices may vary without notice.
About Patricia Marie Prado
Patricia came from the field of business and accounting but is now pursuing her dreams of being a writer. She is a self-confessed introvert and is passionate about reading, travelling, writing, movies, coffee and God. When she's not writing, she loves discovering new coffee shops/cafe and doing TV-series marathons.
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