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The Cool Off Guide – 🏊 Summer Swimming Pools

Is there anything sweeter than summer? Swimming pools are calling, the sun’s shining, birds are chirping, and everyone and their mother is looking for a pool to dip their pale bodies into and re-emerge a golden god. Pack your sunglasses and swimsuits, and tune-in to our list of the best swimming pools around town!

Price: 25 JD on Weekdays | 30 JD on Weekends | Children: 15 JD
Opening Hours: 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

You know what the best thing about going for a swim is? That crazy appetite you get afterwards! Aside from it’s glittering pool, The Grand Hyatt Amman Hotel boasts an impressive collection of fine-dining outlets. There’s the highly sought-after Lombard. And the luxurious 32º North with it’s international cuisine menu. Go for a magnificently cold splash and an epic lunch to quell your appetite thereafter while you’re at it!

Price: 35 JD on Weekdays | 50 JD on Weekends | Children: 15 JD
Opening Hours: 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

We’ve all passed by the knot of luxury hotels situated ’round the 5th circle, wondering absently, what they’re like from the inside. Well, if you’re looking for a perfect spot for a perfect pool day, here’s your sign to take the plunge and book a day stay at the fairest pool of them all: The Sheraton Amman Al Nabil Hotel

Price: 25 JD on Weekdays | 35 JD on weekends | Children: 15 JD
Opening Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Even out those uneven tan lines with a nice glass o’ wine, at an oasis smack dab in the middle of town! The InterContinental Amman boasts a picturesque palm tree colonnade with a huge pool and enough sunbeds for you and the gang to sunbathe all day long, baby!

Price: Weekends Only 40 JD
Opening Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The wonderful thing about the cluster of skyscrapers at the Abdali boulevard is the unprecedented level of excellence and sophistication they bring to the Amman hotel scene. Architecturally novel and seriously impressive; The swimming lounge on the deck of the W Amman is so high up they don’t get anyone else casting shade on them – so if you want uninterrupted tan time – it’s the go-to tan zone!

Price: All Week 35 JD
Opening Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

This one’s for those pool philanderers out there, or if you just love a good deal. Le Royal Amman offers three swimming pools for the price of one! Lounge around either of their warmly lit, relaxing indoor pools for a spa-like experience, or go harness that vitamin D goodness out on the sun deck!

Price: All Week 35 JD
Opening Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

It’s hard to beat a rooftop pool, especially when you consider the undisturbed sunlight tanning opportunities! And how, after a day spent swimming and tanning, golden hour favors it so magically. Alas, we invite you to experience the Amman Rotana urban skyline like you have never before; off a glimmering aquamarine pool, perched on the very precipice of Abdali.

Price: All Week 35 JD
Opening Hours: 10:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

The concept of Mountain Breeze Lodge & Resort is objectively genius; they offer that serene wood-cabin experience within a stone’s throw away from Amman! No need to suffer through a long drive to find a place where you can truly disconnect and be one with nature.

Price: All Week 30 JD
Opening Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Get ready for a concentrated shot of boutique hotel charm at The House Boutique Suites! A doll-like stacked group of terraces that offer a particularly sunny view of the city with a legion of even sunnier staff that will – happily –  bring you that fourth Margarita, sans judgment!

Price: 30 JD on Weekdays | 35 JD on Weekends
Opening Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 

At the Amman Marriott Hotel you’ll find the warm hospitality and smiling staff, in addition to a host of top-notch restaurants including Il Terrazzo, Champions Tavern, and more that make self-care a surprisingly straightforward affair!

Price: 25 JD on Weekdays | 30 JD on Weekends | Children: 15 JD
Opening Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The pool at the Crowne Plaza Amman has that particular resplendence to a day spent by the pool with your family. Smiling kids in colorful floaties, mothers congregating around sunbeds, dads hanging off the side, happily goofing off for once! Pack the family up and take them out for a day where the young and young at heart make the fondest of sun-screen scented memories.

Price: 20 JD on Weekdays | 25 JD on Weekends | Children: 15 JD
Opening Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

We know that not everyone wants capital-A Adventure on the weekend, some of us just want to have a lazy chill pool day. And a pretty pool with generous sunlight paints a rather tempting picture no? well, the optimal spot for a day of pool-side lounging has gotta be the open terrace pool at The Mövenpick Hotel Amman.

Price: 50 JD on Weekdays | Children: 20 JD
Residents only on weekends
Opening Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

A well-known staple for a reason, The Four Seasons has special splendor during the summertime! And they certainly don’t disappoint when it comes to the swimming pool department! Just take a look at their handsome rooftop pool that offers stunning 360 views of our fair city, in addition to their state-of-the-art, elegantly designed indoor pool that spells out L.U.X.U.R.Y. 

Price: All Week 25 JD
Opening Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Hot girl (and boy) summer begins this weekend at the classically cultivated Landmark Amman Hotel. Offering a picture-perfect poolside that begs an enviable Instagram post! So, why not?

Price: Weekends Only 70 JD
Opening Hours: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For a fun twist on an ordinary weekend, how about a swimming, spa, and dining extravaganza? The St. Regis Amman’s dazzling Iridium Spa and contemporary Mercado Restaurant make excellent add-ons to their manicured poolside where you can show off that pretty beach bod that you’ve worked so hard for!

Price: All Week 25 JD
Opening Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Looking for a heated pool where you can enjoy delicious food and cool drinks? Discover H2O Pool & Lounge at the Kempinski Hotel, where the day belongs to the sunshine worship community!

Price: 60 JD on Weekdays | Children: 30 JD with lunch
Residents only on Weekends
Opening Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Summer in the city could be overwhelming sometimes, so grab the kiddos and head over to Marriott Hotel Resort & Spa, home to some of the best swimming pools around! Enjoy your lunch during sunset but don’t forget to hit up their spa as well!

Price: 45 JD Sun-Wed | Children: 22.5 JD with lunch
65 JD Thu-Sat | Children: 32.5 JD
Opening Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
*Couples and families only + 15 JD lunch voucher

Don’t the words “Resort & Spa” invoke a delicious thrill in you? Add in “The Dead Sea” and you get an idea of why the Mövenpick Resort & Spa at the Dead Sea makes the perfect summer staycation destination! Along with their super attentive staff and superb breakfast bar, there’s various entertainment to be had; like the belly dancing night! Go to float away in the Dead Sea and have yourself an unforgettable mini-vacation!

Price: 35 JD on Weekdays | Children: 17.5 JD with lunch
50 JD on Weekends | Children: 22.5 JD
Opening Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
*Couples and families only

Crowne Plaza is home to an impressive set of swimming pools, the largest of which is at the center of its housing village covering a 3500-meter area for all you serious swimmers out there. And if somehow, you grow tired of their many swimming pools, you can take a walk around the hotel. Their many facilities will surely keep you entertained, from bars to sea-salt water jacuzzis.

Price: 40 JD on Weekdays | Children: 20 JD with lunch
45 JD on Weekends | Children: 22.5 JD
Opening Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

If you’re tight on a budget the Holiday Inn Resort at the Dead sea is treating you to an offer like no other. Enjoy a lovely view of the sun setting over the Dead Sea, and if that doesn’t thrill you, maybe their mud will. 

Price: 25 JD on Weekdays | Children: 12.5 JD with lunch
35 JD on Weekends | Children: 20 JD
Opening Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
*Couples and families only + lunch

Schedule a “me-day” and head to the Ramada Resort‘s outdoor pool, where you can practice true self-care and day drink to your heart’s content! Let the pretty aquamarine pool envelop you in its cool embrace. Allow the sun to lull you into a lazy afternoon of tanning, lounging, and relaxing. 

Disclaimer: Tip n’ Tag is not responsible for any sunburns readers experience at any of these spots!

Lemur Love,

The Tip n’ Tag Team