Rome Outdoor Pool Guide

The Best Swimming Pools in Rome

Summer is here. And it’s scorching. While many Romans are escaping the city and heading to the beach, we’re here to offer wonderful ways of basking under the Roman sun! Pool season in Rome usually begins in May and ends by October 1st.

Often hidden, but never far from the beaten track, these locations range from sporty to luxurious and can transform an exhausting afternoon into a refreshing oasis in the Eternal City. Whether you’re looking for a budget dip or a day of pampering, there is something for anyone looking to stay cool.

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Via Alberto Cadlolo 101 (Monte Mario)
Vibe: 5-star hotel
Day Price (July – September): Mon – Fri Adults €80, Children 6-11 years €40; Sat – Sun & Bank Holidays Adults €150, Children 6-11 years €75
Fees include outdoor pools, use of sun lounger, one towel
Outdoor pools hours: Daily 8am – 7pm

Atop the highest hilltop of the Eternal City, the Rome Cavalieri offers a paradise of relaxation in a lush 15-acre private Mediterranean parkland. Three outdoor pools, one of which is child-friendly, are accompanied by a casual pool bar, offering breathtaking views of Rome. Enjoy the sunshine and unwind in the exclusive Rome Cavalieri Cabana, a peaceful retreat where you will be pampered with refreshments and amenities throughout the day.

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Borgo Pallavicini Mori

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Via Tiberina, 571
Vibe: Laid-back luxury
Day Price: Mon-Fri €80Weekends €95 (calling beforehand required). Children from 4-12 €60 (including sunbed and umbrella, light lunch with water and prosecco)
Opening hours: 11am-7pm

Escape the chaos of the city and find tranquility at Borgo Pallavicini Mori’s pool. Situated in the countryside, just 20 minutes from the city center, this serene oasis offers a peaceful and rejuvenating atmosphere, ideal for a break from urban life. Lounge by the pool, sip a refreshing drink, and let your worries drift away. Explore the stunning gardens and indulge in delicious local specialties for lunch. Experience a true getaway.

A.Roma Lifestyle Hotel


Via Giorgio Zoega, 59 (Gianicolense)
Daily price: €40 for 5 hours (Mon-Fri), €60 for 5 hours (Sat-Sun)
Opening Times: daily 10am-3pm or 3pm-8pm

Enjoy the pool, with ionized seawater, nestled in the beautiful park of this urban resort not far from the Vatican. Your spa admission includes access to the pool and a relaxation area featuring comfortable wooden chaise lounges, a wellness corner with herbal teas and flavored water, fresh fruit, and biscuits, as well as entry to the fitness center.

Aleph Rome Hotel

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Via di San Basilio, 15 (Via Veneto)
Daily price: Mon-Fri €100; Sat-Sun and holidays €120 (includes 1 drink, 1 bottle of water, and a dish). No reservations. Admission is half price after 6pm: €50 on weekdays and €60 on weekends and holidays.
Opening Times: Mon-Sun 10am-6p

To take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city without moving too far from the centre, the rooftop pool at the Aleph Rome Hotel is just right for you. Relax on comfortable loungers with delicious cocktails and snacks, enjoying a panoramic view of Rome’s rooftops and soothing background music. Please note, reservations are not permitted.

Hotel Anantara Palazzo Naiadi Roma

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Piazza della Repubblica, 47 (Centro Storico)
Vibe: 5-star hotel
Day Price: €170 (inclusive of 45-minute massage) – Reservation required
Opening time: Mon – Sun 10am – 6pm

Palazzo Naiadi, previously known as Exedra Hotel Roma, is a luxurious 5-star hotel situated around the beautiful fountain of Piazza della Repubblica. It’s likely you’ve passed by it countless times. The hotel features an outdoor pool on its terrace, offering breathtaking views of the historic city center. You can retreat to a cozy lounge area for a meal or indulge in poolside service with stunning vistas. A visit to Palazzo Naiadi is more accessible than you might think, and it even includes the option for a relaxing massage!

Parco Dei Principi Grand Hotel & Spa

parco dei principi swimming pool

Via G. Frescobaldi, 5 (Villa Borghese)
Vibe: Luxury Hotel & Spa
Day Price: Mon – Thurs €60; Fri – Sun & Bank Holidays €110; Half Day Price: €40 (€80 on weekends)
Outdoor pool hours: 9am – 8pm

Elegant, secluded, and ideal for a party reminiscent of The Great Gatsby, this expansive pool is encircled by exquisite gardens and features ample sunbathing areas. Relax in comfortable gazebos, chaise lounges, and under umbrellas, creating an ideal setting to unwind while savoring fruity cocktails or light meals.

Crowne Plaza Rome – St. Peter’s

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Via Aurelia Antica, 415 (Aurelio – Vaticano)
Vibe: Laid-back luxury
Day Price: The external pool is reserved to hotel guests. As external guests, access to the outdoor pool is available only through packages, which include 5 entrances for €225.
Opening time: Daily 10am – 7pm

Located in the Crowne Plaza Rome – St. Peter’s, and just a few steps from the serene gardens of Villa Doria Pamphili, this sanctuary of wellbeing and harmony is the perfect destination to soothe the mind, body, and spirit in a holistic state of relaxation. The Health & Fitness Centre spans over 900 sqm, complete with an indoor pool and a decadent range of personalized face and body treatments. During the summer, the highlight is the St. Peter’s Spa outdoor pool, where guests can relax on poolside sunbeds or opt for lounging on the grass, ensuring a tranquil experience tailored to individual preferences.

Rome Marriott Park Hotel

Mariott Park Hotel Rome swimming pool

Via Colonnello Tommaso Masala, 54 (Magliana)
Vibe: Casual
Price: Mon-Fri: €15 half-day (from 2pm onwards), €20 full day; Weekend: €20 half-day (from 2pm onwards), €25 full day

Opening time: everyday, 10am-7pm

Though slightly off the beaten path, this retreat promises to be a delightful discovery and a worthwhile indulgence upon arrival. Take a refreshing swim followed by some leisurely poolside relaxation, savoring an icy pistachio granita and a laid-back Italian lunch. It’s an ideal place to unwind with a good book under the shade of an umbrella, away from the hustle and bustle of city life.

QC Terme

Qc Termeroma

Via Portuense, 2178/a (Fiumicino)
Vibe: Modern
Day Price: varies according to the days and services chosen
opening times: Sun – Thur 9am – 11pm; Fri – Sat 9am – 12am

This contemporary wellness retreat and hotel redefines the traditional day spa with its cutting-edge facilities and treatments, featuring hydro-massage sensory pools, Japanese baths, and waterfall rooms. Situated within an archaeological park near Fiumicino airport, the juxtaposition of modern amenities against ancient surroundings offers a unique blend, providing a memorable experience reminiscent of Roman baths, perfect for a relaxing pre-flight visit.

Belle Arti

Belle Arti Swimming Pool

Via Flaminia, 158 (Flaminia)
Vibe: Sporty casual
Half Day Adults (8am – 1pm or 2pm – 8pm): Mon – Fri €15, Sat – Sun €20

Day Price Adults (8am – 8pm): Mon – Fri €20, Sat – Sun €30
Half Day Children (8am – 1pm or 2pm – 8pm): Mon – Fri €5, Sat – Sun €10
Day Price Children (8am – 8pm): Mon – Fri €10, Sat – Sun €15

This pool is ideal for swimmers seeking a more athletic experience, featuring designated lanes. However, there’s ample space for relaxation on the poolside, furnished with chaise lounges. The facility also offers workout classes such as acquagym and hydrobiking, requiring advance reservations.

Club Lanciani


Via di Pietralata, 135 (Tiburtina)
Vibe: Sporty casual
Day price: Mon – Fri Adults €13, Children €8; Mon- Fri shifts: 10am-2pm | 12-4.30pm I 2-6.30pm: adults €10, Children €6;
Weekend day price: Adults €17, Children €12; Weekend shifts: 9am-2pm | 12-4.30pm | 2.30-7.30pm: Adults €12, Children €9;
Opening times: Mon- Fri 10am-6.30pm; Sat-Sun 9.30am-7.30pm

Club Lancini offers an urban oasis for outdoor sports enthusiasts, complete with extensive athletic facilities and a central pool perfect for cooling off in the summer heat. It blends the ambiance of a country club with the convenience of a city location, making it a unique and affordable find in Rome. Pool access is scheduled in specific time slots to ensure a pleasant experience for all visitors.



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Circolo Valentini


Via della Marcigliana, 597 (Bufalotta)
Vibe: Very relaxed
Day Price: 1 adult €13/€20* (1 sunbed + 1 umbrella), 2 adults €24/€36* (2 sunbeds + 1 umbrella), Children €6 (3 – 6 years)
Half Day (9am – 1.45pm or 2.15pm – 7pm): 1 adult €9/€13* (1 sunbed + 1 umbrella), 2 adults €16/€24* (2 sunbeds + 1 umbrella), Children €6 (3 – 6 years)

*Weekend price (Sat – Sun)
Opening time: daily 9am – 7pm

The Circolo Valentini is a laid-back sports center featuring an outdoor pool. Despite its casual atmosphere, the complex offers all essential amenities at an affordable price. Additionally, it has a patio restaurant open daily, perfect for enjoying a light lunch away from the sun.

Grand Hotel Gianicolo

Grand Hotel Gianicolo Swimming pool in Rome

Via delle Mura Gianicolensi, 107 (Gianicolo)
Vibe: Hotel
Day Price: Mon – Fri €35, Sat – Sun & Bank Holidays €50
Opening time: Mon – Sun 9am – 7pm

Surrounded by lush tropical gardens, the pool is set in a spectacular atmosphere perfect for a getaway. During the day, cool off in the pool, or watch the sun set over Gianicolo hill overlooking Trastevere. At a mid-range price, this is a great place to have a wet lunch with friends or a drink after a hot day’s commute. It’s not possible to reserve, first come first served.

Ergife Palace Hotel 

The Best Swimming Pools in Rome

Largo Lorenzo Mossa, 8 (Aurelio)
Day Price: Mon-Fri €30; Sat – Sun 50€; Children 5-10years: Mon-Fri €15; Sat – Sun 25€
towels and sunbeds provided 
Opening Times: Mon-Sun 10am-7pm

Located in a tranquil setting, the Ergife Palace Hotel welcomes you to Rome, just 10 minutes from the Cornelia metro station. This modern business is conveniently situated 4 km from St. Peter’s Basilica. perfect for enjoying a relaxing pool day after exploring the city.

The Club Piscina Delle Rose

Piscina delle Rose Rome

Viale America, 20 (Eur)
Vibe: Sports Club
Day Price: €10/20 on weekends; Half Day Price (from 2pm): €8/16 on weekends
Opening time: Mon – Sun 9am – 19pm

For those who want to go for a real swim, the Olympic-sized outdoor pool is sure to satisfy your needs in this sports club. Why not combine a workout with a relaxing day under the sun? A more family-friendly environment, and easily accessible with the Metro B line, Piscina Delle Rose is a bang for your buck.

Sporting Club Ostiense

Sporting Club Ostiense

Via del Mare, 128 e Via dei Cocchieri, 1A (Ostiense)
Vibe: Sports Club
Daily price: Mon-Fri €11; Sat €14; Sun €17; Children: Mon-Fri €8; Sat €10; Sun €12. 
Half day (3 hours): Mon-Fri €8; Sat €10; Sun €13; Children: Mon-Fri €5; Sat €8; Sun €10
Opening time: Mon – Sun  8.30am – sunset

Ostiense Sporting Club has reopened its summer pool, creating an ideal retreat with its 25-meter pool set amidst natural surroundings. The entrance fee includes access to the pool, locker room amenities, hot showers, hairdryers, and parking, along with the option to rent a sunbed and umbrella. From 10 am to 7 pm daily, you can unwind and enjoy refreshments at the mini poolside bar, making it a perfect spot for a leisurely day of swimming and relaxation.

Appia Country Roma

Piscine All'Aperto a Roma

Via Appia Pignatelli, 454 (Appia Antica)
Daily price: Mon-Fri €11; Sat €14; Sun €18; Children Mon-Fri €8; Sat €10; Sun €12
Price for 3 hours: Mon-Fri €7; Sat €10; Sun €13; Children Mon-Fri €5; Sat €8; Sun €10
Opening Times: Mon-Sun 9am-7pm

For those seeking relaxation in the serene natural surroundings of Appia Antica Park, the Appia Country swimming pool is a perfect choice. Open daily from early June to mid-September, from 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM, it provides options to purchase daily tickets for full or half days, as well as mini subscriptions offering 10 entries for regular visitors.


Piscine All'Aperto a Roma

Viale della Moschea, 130 (Acqua Acetosa)
Daily price: Adults Mon-Fri €10; Sat – Sun €15; Children under 10 years: Mon – Fri €5 – Sat – Sun €10
Opening Times: Mon-Sun 7am-6.30pm

The swimming pool of AQUANIENE The Sport Club, open from 07.00 to 6.30pm, is a popular meeting place for sports enthusiasts who embrace its values, based on the traditional sports philosophy of Circolo Canottieri Aniene. You might even have the chance to meet some sports stars here!

Borgo della Mistica

Piscine All'Aperto a Roma

Viale Marisa Bellisario, 300 (Torre Angela)
Daily Price: Mon-Fri €10; Sat – Sun €15; Children 4-12 years: €8
Opening Times: Mon-Sun 10am-7pm

Set among the hills and olive groves of the Roman countryside, Borgo della Mistica features a pool surrounded by lush greenery. This serene setting offers a perfect escape for guests, providing a peaceful retreat amidst natural beauty. Weekday and weekend options include a setup with umbrella and two loungers, with the possibility to add one additional lounger per setup while supplies last.



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