If you’re looking to stay healthy – and refreshed – during your layover, taking a dip can do just the trick. That’s where airport swimming pools can make a splash on your layover.
A recent article in Medical Daily, (4 Brain Benefits Of Swimming) makes the point that besides toned muscles and a well-sculpted physique that swimming leads to “better brain health.”
Who doesn’t want better brains and better health during a layover? If you have a few hours to spare and a bathing suit then why not take a dip? Besides the known health benefits of swimming you’ll be more relaxed for the long flight ahead.
Many airport swimming pools are located on airport property and others fewer than 15 minutes away.
Airport swimming pools worth taking a plunge in
The Fairmont Vancouver Airport opens 7 days a week 6:30 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and has a pool to take a dip in! It’s free for hotel guests and $18.00 per person for non-guests of the hotel.
Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport has an outdoor pool offering scenic runway views. Now that’s how to do airport swimming pools!
The Westin Detroit Metropolitan Airport on the airport property offers runway views from the pool.
The Westin Denver International Airport has an indoor heated lap pool to zone out while doing your laps.
Radisson Blu Hotel at Manchester Airport is located right on the airport property. It’s connected through sky walk to airport – a beautiful way to find your way to the pool.
Jump in freely at this roof top pool airport located at Aerotel Airport Transit Hotel at Terminal 1, Departure Transit Lounge, Level 3, Transit Area (near D Gates). There’s also a jacuzzi, poolside bar and shower facilities.
Take the plunge at Munich Airports heated indoor swimming pool between Terminal 1 and Terminal 2.
The Vitality Wellbeing & Fitness Centre at Hamad International Airport has a pretty spectacular pool as well. For an entrance fee of 150 QAR, you’re entitled to unlimited use of their 25 metre temperature-controlled indoor swimming pool, Hydrotherapy Tubs and Shower Rooms.
Take the plunge and take in the fresh air at the rooftop saline pool at the Grand Hyatt at DFW Airport.
Airports are increasingly becoming chill destinations in themselves, and what better way than take a plunge during a long layover to cool your jets.