3 Luxury Pools To Enjoy in Paris 26th January 2016
If you’re planning to escape for a weekend away in Paris and are looking for some luxury swimming pools to enjoy on your relaxing break, check out our list of the top Parisian pools in the city.
This is perhaps the most well-known swimming pool in Paris, as it has the title of being the longest ever built in a Paris hotel. Stretching 23 metres and set among 1,500 square metres of spa, it has the advantage of being both a place where you can enjoy a few lengths and relax in a calm and serene environment.
Taking a dip in the tranquillity pool will feel a world away from the vibrant hustle and bustle of France’s capital city.
This pool is not just luxurious, but it boasts an interesting history, making it ideal for those who want to learn more about Parisian culture on their break. The Art Deco pool has featured in much of Paris’ past over the last 100 years – it was big on the social scene in the 1929 inauguration and it was the birthplace of the bikini in 1946.
After closing in 1989, Accor Hotel acquired it and renovated the pool in its original Art Deco design to reclaim its momentous historical value. In 2014, it re-opened after 25 years, and is now one of the most sought-after piscines in the city.
The Shangri-La Hotel chain is synonymous with luxury, so if you’re planning a visit to Paris, you’ll be well placed to stay here and enjoy its many facilities, including its pool.
It measures 15 metres by six metres, allowing visitors plenty of space to swim and enjoy a relaxing ambience. Designed with traditional French architecture in mind, it has a high vaulted roof and floor-to-ceiling windows, allowing natural light to flood in.
There is also a 94-square-metre private open-air terrace so guests can enjoy a piece of quiet outdoor tranquillity within this modern city.