December 11, 2018
For many years, Surabaya has been known as one of the fastest growing cities in Indonesia. Thus, it is no secret that the City of Heroes is trying to maintain its good reputation through the constant improvement on many different sectors such as public facilities, public transportation, and of course tourist attractions. For those of you who are planning on paying Surabaya a visit, there are hundreds of places to choose. All you have to do is to decide whether you want to go on a cultural exploration, nature exploration, or maybe just hanging around the pool with your family. If you aren’t quite familiar with this city and you’re having a hard time to choose a perfect place to take a swim, we’ve compiled these five swimming pools in Surabaya that are definitely worth to visit.
1. Ciputra Waterpark
Who doesn’t want to spend their day at a waterpark? If you’re thinking about the same thing, then you’re in luck. Located in Waterpark Boulevard, Citraland, Surabaya, this waterpark has been dubbed as “The Singapore of Surabaya,” probably because of its concept that reminded us with several most famous tourist attractions in Singapore. Built on a five hectare land, it is safe to say that Ciputra Waterpark is also one of the biggest public swimming pools in Indonesia – thus, there are many sections to explore. For example, Roc Thunder Ride, the 15 meters high slide is a great choice for those of you who love challenge and of course don’t get afraid quite easily. If you want to experience beach atmosphere, come down to the Syracuse Beach section and enjoy the subtle wave created for this pool. Lastly, Sinbad Playground is the perfect place for kids to not only enjoying their day at the pool, but also exploring some colorful towers which were made to resemble Sinbad’s castle.
2. CitraLand Swimming Pool
Sometimes, after a long day at work, doing an exercise routine can be a perfect way to escape the chaos of our hectic life. Not only beneficial for our health, but exercise routine can also make our body release more endorphins, thus make us more relax and happy. Located in Puri Widya Kencana around G-Walk Surabaya, CitraLand Swimming Pool is another place worth to visit for those of you who are looking forward to a relaxing evening. Since the pool is more leaning towards costumers who are seeking for a place to improve their swimming skills, you won’t find water slides or other facilities existed at a waterpark. But, of course, that doesn’t mean that you can’t have your fun while you’re at it. There are two sections of this pool – one for adults and the other one is for kids – so you don’t have to worry about bringing your kids along. If you are seeking other fun exercise to boost you up, try Citraland tennis court and gymnastic center. There is everything for everyone.
3. Manyar Swimming Pool
Manyar Swimming Pool is often called as a hidden gem in Surabaya – mainly for its great facilities but rather ‘secluded’ location. Located in Manyar Tirtoyoso Street, Sukolilo, Surabaya, there are a few good reasons of why we decided to put this pool on our list. As mentioned before, because Manyar Swimming Pool is located inside of a housing complex, it might be tricky for you to find this place at first. Do not hesitate to ask some locals so you won’t get lost. But, Manyar Swimming Pool’s secluded location can also be a great thing for you, because chances are there will be no insane crowds just like any other waterparks. Another fun thing about this pool is that it has been divided into four blocks, so you can choose whether you want to take a dive on the 1,5 meter section or maybe the 2,5 meter one. For parents, you can bring your kids along to enjoy Manyar’s water slides, kid’s pool, and the unique hot water pool.
4. UNESA Swimming Pool
State University of Surabaya opened its swimming laboratory for public and it has been one of the ultimate choice for Surabayans ever since. Located in Lidah Wetan Street, UNESA swimming pool is not only known for its low ticket price and great facilities, but also its beauty and serenity. Once you stepped into the pool area, you will be greeted by UNESA’s beautiful garden and also arrays of tall trees – so it is suffice to say that you wouldn’t want to leave this place so soon once you’ve arrived. Like many other public pools, the area is divided into three sections for kids and adults. For parents who are planning on putting their kids on a swimming lesson, you can sign up for a class here. Another interesting part about UNESA swimming pool is that you can find some kiosks which sell varieties of different snacks, so you don’t have to worry about being hungry after spending hours at the pool. Needless to say, UNESA swimming pool is a great steal.
5. Singgasana Hotel Surabaya
Last but certainly not least, is the perfect place for those of who are looking to have a nice family getaway over the weekend. Located in Gunungsari Street, Singgasana Hotel Surabaya not only offers their guests with an unforgettable staycation experience, but also a chance to escape from their hectic daily life. Why, if you might ask? One of the most valid reasons is because Singgasana Surabaya has many different facilities that can be adjusted for your needs. For examples, if you want to enjoy Surabaya’s morning air, head down to our lobby and take a ride on our bikes. If you are more of a gym kind of person, you can spend your morning with some intense and heavy exercise. For those of you who has been eyeing the pool since the first time you stepped into the hotel, be our guest! Singgasana Hotel Surabaya’s swimming pool is located in the middle of the hotel area, thus it would be impossible for you to miss it. These outdoor swimming pools were specifically designed to accommodate your every need. Let’s say, you want to teach your children to swim, there is a kid’s pool with a depth around 40 cm that you can go to. As for adults, not only they can enjoy our adults’ pool, but they can also challenge themselves with the thrilling sensation of our flying fox.
What are you waiting for? Plan your weekend getaway with Singgasana Hotel Surabaya and experience the best day of your life! For more information about our facilities, give us a call at 031 568 2703 or hotline: 0817 5182703 / 08113332703. If you want to book your stay with us, click the link below.
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