The scorching summer heat in Rome leaves everyone exhausted. After a long day of exploring the streets of, rest your feet at one of Rome’s many pools with beautiful views. Are you looking for a day trip that will allow you to relax while your kids stay entertained? Check out this post for Rome’s various sports pools or even better, Water Parks! Whether you want a relaxing poolside spa day or an exciting day trip we’ve got you covered, you just have to decide which pool is for you!
I. Hotel and Spa Pools
Via Filippo Turati, 171(Termini)
Hours: Monday-Sunday 10:00-19:00
Price: Weekdays €65, Weekends €90
This centrally located luxury hotel is just a 10 minute walk from Roma Termini Railway Station giving those easy access to all of Rome through the Metro. After a long day of sight seeing one can relax at the spa or find serenity in the rooftop pool. While relaxing by the pool after a long day of sight seeing you can enjoy an authentic Italian meal next to the pool while you watch the sunset over the city.
Via delle Mura Gianicolensi (Gianicolo), 107
Price: Weekdays €25, Weekends €35
A luxury hotel where you can swim surrounded by gardens while having a beautiful view of Gianicolo hill that overlooks Trastevere. When you get hungry you can enjoy a poolside lunch or dinner while watching the sunset over Trastevere!
Piazza della Repubblica, 47 (Centro Storico)
Hours: Everyday 10:00-18:00
Price: Everyday €45
Looking for somewhere to impress a history buff? Well, Palazzo Naiadi Roma is the hotel for you! This five-star hotel dates back to 1887, and includes a mysterious wing built in 1705 by Pope Clement XI. When you’re looking for a relaxing day by the poolside but you want to be surrounded by history you can make your way up to the rooftop pool terrace, with an amazing panoramic view of the historical centre. The reasonable prices, history, and amazing view of the city makes this pool an experience that should not be missed!
II. Pools with Sports Activities
Via Flaminia, 158 (Flaminia)
Hours: Weekdays 7:00-21:30, Saturday 7:00-20:00, Sunday 8:00-20:00
Price: Weekdays €15, Weekends €25
Located just outside the city center you will find this pool to be very tranquil. With athletic pool lanes, this is a great spot to swim laps and then relax by the poolside. The quiet atmosphere makes this a perfect spot to keep a close eye on young children.
Via Santorre di Santarosa (Monteverde), 68
Price: Monday-Saturday 10 euros for full day, €8 from 15:30, €5 13:00-13:00; Sunday €15
This tennis club offers a variety of activities for both parents and children! Looking for something more exciting than a quiet day at the pool well, this is the place for you. Adults can enjoy a variety of fitness classes from hydro-biking and acqua-pilates to pre-natal swimming. Children can enjoy activities from kids karate to tennis or soccer school. With affordable prices you can save money without ever running out of activites to do!
Via della Marcigliana, 597 (Talenti/Prati Fiscali)
Price: Monday-Thursday 9:00-14:00 €10 or 14:00-19:00 € 7; Saturday-Sunday and Holidays 9:00-14:00 €14 or 14:00-19:00 €10
This family run sports club is a cheaper option for those on a budget. At a reasonable price this club has everything you need. The kids can play a game of tennis while parents workout in the gym, and then everyone can go relax by the pool. When you get hungry there is a patio restaurant where you can eat an get a break from the harsh sun; it’s open everyday.
III. Water Parks
Via dei Romagnoli, 00071 Torvaianica, Pomezia RM
Price: Adults €27, Children under 10 and adults over 65 €20, and Children under 3ft tall are free
Looking for somewhere to take kids that are full of energy? Well, Zoomarine is the place for you; located in Trovaincia, Pomezia families are just a little over an hours drive away from 34 acres of fun! Once in the park the kids will have a million options to choose from, they won’t know whether to go down the waterslides or go on a rollercoaster first! Now, if that gets boring the Park also includes a marine life area where kids can hang out with their favorite sea creatures, anywhere from dolphines to turtles, even penguins. Zoomarine is a kids dream come true!
Via Casal Lumbroso (Aurelio), 33
Hours: Monday-Sunday 9:30-18:30
Price: Adults €19, Children €14; Half day €14/€12
If your kids are antsy and you don’t have the time to take an hour ride of the city, then you should consider Hydromania for your destination. Located just a 30 minute drive outside Rome’s city centre Hydromania is another Water Park for kids to let their energy out while parents relax in the sun! With endless waterslides, wave machines, beach volleyball, and much more your kids will never be bored!