Say what you will about the opulence of a suite, the serenity of a spa, and the magnetism of a bar – nothing shows off a hotel like a pool. From rooftop pools to infinity pools travelers can’t stop snapping pics of their feet pointed toward deliriously blue water. With summer in full swing, we’ve rounded up the best hotel pools in Vietnam where you’ll want to dive right in – after taking a photo, of course.
The Best Hotel Pools In Vietnam
1. Topas Ecolodge, Sa Pa
In 2017, Topas Ecolodge, one of the most popular resorts in Sapa, opened the first infinity swimming pool which has attracted a large number of tourists. It just launched the second one with the equipment of Jacuzzi in May 2020. These two tranquil infinity pools are surrounded by rice terraces high in the mountains and have incredible views of the majestic Hoang Lien Son mountain range and stunning valleys. It is the perfect setting to relax, take in the surroundings and feel at one with nature.
Both pools have a shallow section for children and a massage-jet function. Based on sustainable hotel operation values to ensure minimum impact on the surrounding environment, Topas Ecolodge use eco-friendly water heating system for its pools, saving 85% energy compared to standard heating technology. It is named first in the list of best sustainable lodges in the world by National Geographic.
Located about 18km outside Sapa Town with unrivaled location, this resort is perfect choice for those who want to escape the busy city life for a peaceful and authentic mountain getaway.
2. Mai Chau HideAway, Hoa Binh
Mai Chau HideAway is the unique ecological resort in the heart of Hoa Binh Lake, surrounded by green mountains and forests. The infinity pool near the edge of the lake is built and decorated with natural stone. This is an ideal place to enjoy the sun as well as admire the surrounding sceneries while immersing yourself in the blue water or relaxing on the sunbeds around the pools, along with small tables and umbrellas.
The resort is a flawless picture of architecture and construction art. Basing on the rustic style in the 60s of the 20th century, all the rustic rooms here are simple but no less modern. There are 5 rustic stilt-houses zones where you could fully enjoy all the cultural features of mountainous ethnic minority minorities in North Vietnam such as Thai, Muong, Dzao, Hmong. Doing yoga, kayaking in Hoa Binh lake, joining cooking class or relaxing at spa are some options you could choose when staying here.
3. A La Carte Da Nang Beach
The resort is in the proximity of Da Nang Beach and just 50 meters from Pham Van Dong Public Beach, so it is totally convenient for you to experience various activities when you pick to stay here. What is supposed to be the impressive factor is an outdoor rooftop pool where you can let your mind immerse into the relaxation and soak up the great landscape around. If you are concerned with the other activities, do not miss out on diving, cycling, snorkeling, and fishing which will be offered at this accommodation.
4. Nam Hai Resort in Hoi An Town
Nam Hai is a sumptuous beachfront hotel just 8 kilometers away from Hoi An’s landmarks, including Museum of Trade Ceramics, the historical Old House of Tan Ky, and Quan Cong Temple. Apart from additional services, such as spa, and bar & restaurant, the accommodation also excites lots of guests since it features an outdoor pool whose position entitles them to contemplate the Ancient Town in a large angle.
5. Rosaka Nha Trang Hotel
When coming to Nha Trang and wishing to experience at a rooftop swimming pool, Rosaka Nha Trang Hotel is surely what never lies in the list of let-downs. It is like a mirror among the blue sky, creating a miraculous painting you feel exhilarated. More wonderfully, it overlooks Nha Trang Bay as well as gives you a panoramic view of this bay. This is one of the best hotel pools in Vietnam you should not miss during your trip.
6. The Anam
One thing is a constant at this compelling new resort overlooking Vietnam’s pristine Cam Ranh Bay: pool waters as brilliantly blue as the sea and sky. Whether plunging into the Anam’s stunning adult-only infinity pool that meets Long Beach, two other capacious swimming pools for the whole family, or one of 27 private villa pools, pool-goers are spoilt for choice. Two vast reflective pools adjacent to the open-air lobby also mirror the dome of sky and heighten the sensory experience. The reason behind the striking blue hues? Grey slate tiling sourced from Vietnam’s north that works wonders reflecting the spectacular natural surrounds.