Stylish, modern and lively rooftop pools and waterfront pools in Istanbul offer amazing city views and a relaxing day to remember. To find the best pools to enjoy the coming hot days, here are some of the best hotels in town.
Wyndham Grand Kalamış
An exquisite rooftop pool in the Wyndham Grand Kalamış offers you a panoramic city view with high quality service. Overlooking the Marmara Sea and the Kalamış Yacht Club, the Wyndham Grand is situated in the heart of Istanbul's Asian shore and invites that want to enjoy an Istanbul rooftop. After waking up on a sunny Istanbul day, head to the indoor and outdoor heated pools to relax and refresh.
The Marmara Pera Hotel
Located in Istanbul's tourist destination of Taksim, the Marmara Pera Hotel's rooftop pool is one of the best destinations away from the madness in Taksim, one of the most crowded squares in Istanbul, especially on the weekend. The rooftop pool located on the 17th floor of the Marmara Pera offers a panoramic view of the city and the Marmara Sea. With lounge chairs, wood pool deck and evening lighting, the rooftop pool enables you to spend an incredible day in Istanbul. Next to the pool is one of the best rooftop restaurants in Istanbul, Mikla, owned by Turkish-Finnish chef Mehmet Gürs. In the Mikla lounge you can chill out after a swim.
Celal Ağa Konağı
The 19th century Ottoman style Celal Ağa Konağı is one of the most traditional five star hotels with a rooftop facility on Istanbul's historical peninsula. With two options, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, Celal Ağa Konağı offers high quality and Turkish hospitality to its guests. The rooftop pool features lounge chairs, sun umbrellas, a ceramic tile pool deck and two fountains. There is also a separate children's pool area and a poolside bar on the seventh floor of the hotel.
Çırağan Palace Kempinski
An incredible pool with incredible luxury is at the Çırağan Palace Kempinski on Istanbul's European shore, which offers the best pool for its guests with a mesmerizing view. Watch a yacht travelling right next to you, while swimming in Çırağan's heated outdoor pool. On hot days in summer, the hotel serves cooled beach towel for its guests. To feel luxurious, the Çırağan Palace's pool is a perfect destination for swimming.
Hotel Les Ottomans
An ultra-posh boutique hotel located on the Bosporus waterfront offers a high level of luxury. The hotel only has 10 elegantly designed rooms, and the pool is filled with seawater. Many international glitterati and models prefer the Les Ottomans during their stay in Turkey. To enjoy swimming in an elegant, chic atmosphere, Hotel Les Ottomans is an excellent option.