Refreshing Swimming Pools Of Athens

  • by XpatAthens
  • Monday, 15 May 2017
Refreshing Swimming Pools Of Athens
Since warmer weather is here, don't feel like you're stuck in the heat of the city! Head to your local swimming pool for a refreshing swim. Pools are a great alternative, especially if you want to avoid going the distance to the beach. With this list of swimming pools around Athens, you will certainly find one that is just for you!

Hilton

Where: Vasilis Sofias 46
Tel: 210 7281000
Hours: 08:00 to 21:00
Price: 25 euros per person daily (after 18:00, price drops to 17 euros, 40 euros for weekends and hoildays). Children up to 5 years are free. Children 6 to 12 years receive 50% discount. 

Size matters at the Hilton! Open to guests and visitors, the Hilton boasts a luxurious 25 meter pool with a maximum depth of 4 meters. The Oasis Bar & Grill on-site serves refreshing smoothies and Hilton classics including burgers, sandwiches, and salads.  Visitors must dress properly and be on your best behavior because here, you will find the elite of Athens.

St. George Lycabettus

Where: Kleomenous 2, Kolonaki
Telephone: 210 7416000
Hours: 09:00 to 20:00 daily
Price: 25€ on weekdays and 30€ on weekends and holidays. Children up to 12 years receive 50% discount.

With a breathtaking view of the Acropolis and Lycabettus Hill, the roof garden of St. George may not have the biggest of swimming pools, but overall it has many other strengths. Other facilities and amenenities include a health studio, sauna, pool bar, and a cool breeze that often blows from the highlands of Lycabettus. On the 7th floor of the hotel, you will find comfortable white chairs waiting for visitors to lounge. With the entrance fee, you receive a free coffee or soft drink and towel.

Poseidon

Where: Poseidonos Avenue 72, P. Faliro
Telephone: 210 9872000
Hours: 10:00 to 19:00 daily
Price: 8€ on Mon.-Fri.10€ on Sat.-Sun. Children up to 6 years are free.

Poseidon offers a nice, clean pool just a step away from the Saronic Gulf.  On the 8th floor of the seaside hotel, there is a Gamma shaped pool complete with sun loungers, a pool bar, and beautiful views of the coast from Piraeus to Glyfada. 

Balux Pool

Where: Poseidonos Avenue 58, Glyfada
Telepone: 210 8941620
Hours: 10:00 to 19:00 on weekdays, 10:00 to 20:00 on weekends and holidays.
Price: 8€ on weekdays, 12€ on weekends and holidays

Just 40 minutes from the centre of Athens, Balux Seaside and Pool is an ideal destination for a short break beside the pool or at the beach. When entering the beach and pool you, visitors receive a towel, deckchair with umbrella, access to changing rooms, locker for storage of personal belongings, and free parking. 

Fresh Hotel

Where: Sofokleous 26, Athens
Telephone: 210 5248511
Hours: 10:00 to 19:00 daily
Price: 20

On the 9th floor of the Fresh Hotel, you will find a small swimming pool with large advantages. From the pool, there is a breathtaking view of the Acropolis and the urban, hip style of the centre of Athens make it ideal for a mini getaway. Upon entrance, each person receives coffee or soft drink and towel.

Semiramis Hotel

Where: Harilaou Trikoupi 48, Kifissia
Telephone: 210 6284400
Hours: 11:00 to 19:00 daily
Price: 25€ on weekdays, 35€ on the weekends. 15-25€ for children 2 to 12 years.

Located in the northern suburbs, specifically in Kefalari Kifissia, there is a swimming pool with a funky and innovative pop aesthetic that gives off great vibes. Entrance includes coffee or soft drink and towel. 

Divani Caravel

Where: Vas. Alexandrou 2 
Telephone: 210 7207000
Hours: 07:00 to 21:00 Mon.-Fri., 10:00-19:00 on weekends and holidays
Price: 30€ on weekdays, 40€ on weekends (includes free use of gym and sauna). Free enrance for children up to 3 years. Children 3 to 12 receive 50% discount.

There's nowhere like Divani Caravel. The roof garden of the luxurious hotel has a spacious pool, which is characterized by its simple decoration in a courtyard style cottage. The bar menu is complete attractive drinks and tasty snacks and will fit every budget. Visitors will also enjoy views of the sacred rock of the Acropolis and Lycabettus Hill.

Radisson Blu Park Hotel

Where: Alexandras Avenue 10
Telephone: 210 8894500
Hours: 10:30 to 19:00 daily
Price: 25€. Children under 12 years receive 50% discount.

At the beginning of Alexandras Avenue, there is a spacious and wonderful pool with plenty of comfortable seats that ensure a certain comfort and completely unobstructed view of the green area of the Champ de Mars. Entrance includes a lounger and a soft drink, juice or coffee.

Novotel Hotel

Where: Mihail Voda 4
Telephone: 210 8200700
Hours: 09:00 to 18:30 daily
Price: 20€. Children up to 12 years receive 50% discount.

From the beautiful roof garden of Novotel, the eye reaches all the way to Piraeus. The pool is located on the 8th floor with stunning views of Athens. The pool is relatively small, but has plenty of amenenities. Entrance includes coffee, soda, or juice, free parking, towel, access to locker rooms, and deck chair.  Visitors can also sit and have a drink when the sun is going down and watch the spectacular city lights. The Novotel is famous for its special care in families.

Originally posted on athinorama.gr
Translated by XpatAthens