Complete guide to pools in Phnom Penh

May 3, 2019, 4:28 p.m.

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The dry season has been quite a scorcher this year in Cambodia. A favourite pastime for plenty of Phnom Penhers is to hit the pool when it gets hot.

Most of the big developments in the country include rooftop pools, as do many serviced apartments in BKK1. But for those of you who don’t have that luxury, we’ve got you covered. has put together a list of the top five pools in Phnom Penh. Plus, if you scroll down to the bottom we pulled together a massive list of all pools open to the public in Phnom Penh. And a map of pools open to the public in Phnom Penh! We’ve also included their district and price so you can find the one closest to your home.

Our top picks of pools in Phnom Penh:

DIB Club

DIB Club

This massive pool is perhaps the largest one in Phnom Penh. Heck, there’s even an island in the middle. It’s got a kid’s area and plenty of cabana tables. Located on Koh Pich, it’s adjacent to a driving range and soccer fields.

Needless to say, the place is usually packed with families on the weekend. There’s no fee if you buy $5 or more in food and drinks per person. They may charge you extra for towels, however. If you want a place for a group gathering or a lazy day of swimming and tanning, this could be the place. If you're interested in living in the same neighbourhood as DIB, make sure to read our ultimate guide to Tonle Bassac. It's one of the swankiest districts in the capital.

DIB Club

Koh Pich St, Phnom Penh - 099 997 740

Open everyday 9am-10pm

Price: $5 per person or purchase food and drinks

Rambutan Resort

Rambutan Resort

If the family-friendly scene of DIB Club isn’t really your style, head over to BKK1’s Rambutan Resort. Their saltwater pool area is adults only and has an artsy, quiet vibe. They’ve also got a well-stocked bar and a full menu.

A day here will cost $8 but buy an entree with a drink and the fee will be waived. The mini waterfall is also a great place to snap a photo. In general, BKK1, 2, and 3 is where most expats choose to live in Cambodia.

Rambutan Resort

BKK1, 29 St 71, Phnom Penh - 012 929 328

Open everyday 6am-9pm

Price: $8 per person or purchase food and drinks

National Olympic Stadium Pool

National Olympic Stadium

As the only full Olympic-sized pool in the country, this is where you’ll want to go to do serious training in the water. This outdoor pool is 50 metres long and it costs less than a dollar for a day pass.

If it still isn’t up to your standards, no worries. There are plans in the works for an updated $2 million indoor facility. What’s more that will be free to use.

To find out more about gyms and fitness in Cambodia browse our list of the best gyms in Phnom Penh.

Olympic Stadium Pool

Charles de Gaulle Boulevard- 086 734 905

Open everyday 6am-8pm

Price: $1

Eden’s 3Mangos

Eden's 3Mangos

Tucked inside a BKK1 villa is this unassuming bar and guesthouse. Operated by a Britsh expat, this place feels like a neighbourhood oasis. Swimming pool is on the small side but they also have a pool table, lounge area and TVs playing the sports channels.

They don’t charge to use the pool if you buy food or drinks. Plus, if you’re looking to chow on some British fare after taking a dip this is definitely the place to go.

Eden's 3Mangos

No.28, Street 360, Beoung Keng Kang I017 776 212

Open everyday 7am-1am

Price: Free with food purchase

Aquarius Hotel

Aquarius Hotel

The pool here is picturesque. Salt water, glass walled, rooftop infinity pool. What more do you need to say? Oh yes, sky bar, maybe?

At $12 it’s a bit pricey but worth it if you want a mini stay-cation near Phnom Penh’s riverside. If you’re addicted to Instagram, this is probably the place for you. And while you’re there, follow on Instagram. We use our account to post beautiful architecture and interior designs in Cambodia.

Aquarius Hotel

Preah Ang Phanavong St. (240), Phnom Penh023 972 089

Open everyday 7am-11pm

Price: $12

All pools open to the public in Phnom Penh

Still didn’t find what you were looking for in the five pools above? Well, here’s an updated list of all the swimming pools in Phnom Penh that are currently open to the public. Find the ones in your neighbourhood and grab your towel.

Anik Boutique Hotel and Spa BKK $10 023 222 507
Anise Villa BKK $5 012 985 400
House Boutique Hotel BKK $5 023 220 884
Le Safran Hotel BKK $5 070 739 915
Manor House Hotel BKK $5 023 992 566
The Mekong Dragon Hotel BKK $5 023 982 666
Ming Hour Sport Club BKK $3 015 558 789
Palm Tree Boutique Hotel BKK Buy food or drink 023 229 933
Patio Hotel BKK $10 023 997 900
The Place Gym BKK $15 069 876 777
Prasats Boutique Hotel BKK $5 077 465 533
Skyline Boutique Hotel BKK $8 023 210 015
Villa Samnang BKK $5 023 221 644
Great Duke Hotel Chamkarmon $25 023 424 888
Jasmin Monument Hotel Chamkarmon $4 023 221 322
La Rose Boutique Hotel Chamkarmon $5 023 211 130
New Midtown Hotel Chamkarmon $4 023 986 828
Sofitel Phnom Penh Chamkarmon $15 023 999 200
SuperFit Gym Chamkarmon $8 023 999 229
Teav Bassac Boutique Hotel Chamkarmon $5 023 982 828
YK Art House Chamkarmon $3 070 740 051
The Kingdom Resort Chbar Ampov $3 023 721 514
High Sky Hotel Chroy Changvar $3 023 966 111
Sokha Phnom Penh Hotel Chroy Changvar $10 023 685 8888
The 252 Boutique Hotel Daun Penh $5 023 998 252
Blue Lime Daun Penh $6 023 222 260
The Billabong Hotel Daun Penh $5 023 223 703
Essence Hotel Daun Penh $10 023 999 938
Eureka Villas Daun Penh $5 023 699 9020
Grand Waterfront Hotel Daun Penh $5 092 887 879
Harmony Hotel Daun Penh $6 023 967 068
Himawari Hotel Daun Penh $7 023 214 555
Hotel Cambodiana Daun Penh $12 023 426 288
The Kabiki Daun Penh $5 023 222 290
Okay Boutique Hotel Daun Penh $5 023 979 666
Phnom Penh Hotel Daun Penh $6 023 991 868
River Home Boutique Hotel Daun Penh $4 023 221 992
The Sangkum Hotel Daun Penh $10 096 286 0106
S.D. Holiday Hotel Daun Penh $5 085 353 585
Sun & Moon Urban Hotel Daun Penh $18 023 961 888
Sundance Inn & Saloon Daun Penh Buy food or drink 016 802 090
Teahouse Hotel Daun Penh $5 023 212 789
VMansion Boutique Hotel Daun Penh $5 023 219 000
Good Time Health & Fitness Russey Keo $4 023 986 686
Cambodian Country Club Sen Sok $12 093 885 591
Dara Airport Hotel Sen Sok $8 023 888 668
International Youth Sport Club Toul Kork $5 095 777 088
Double Leaf Hotel Toul Tum Poung $7 023 226 288
Phnom Penh Sport Club Toul Tum Poung $5 023 215 561

Map of pools in Phnom Penh

It's cool to hit the pools in Phnom Penh 

If you've been in Phnom Penh for any length of time, you know it gets hot. Entertainment options are growing day by day in the city. However, lounging at the nearest pool while sipping a cold beer is still a go-to activity for most city dwellers. So, after reading this guide you should know all the ins and outs of pools in Phnom Penh. Now just grab the sunblock and find an open lounge chair.

To find an apartment building that has a pool of its own start browsing apartments for rent in Phnom Penh.

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