Swimming 5 heated swimming pools in Nairobi where you can take a dive in this Easter for less than $15

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Not many people are fans of cold water and the thought of shivering like a leaf while grinding your teeth is enough to keep most people away from a swimming pool.

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Swimming is one of the most fun and healthy activities one can indulge in.

Doctors recommend swimming as an healthy sport because it is an good all-round activity that helps maintain a healthy weight, healthy heart and lungs.

It keeps one’s heart rate up but takes some of the impact stress off your body and also helps builds endurance, muscle strength and cardiovascular fitness.

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The benefits of swimming in a heated pool are greater for arthritis sufferers as it helps them loosen up tight and stiff joints.

Not many people are fans of cold water though and the thought of shivering like a leaf while grinding your teeth is enough to keep most people away from a swimming pool.


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You don’t want to go swimming and spend a good 10 minutes dipping your feet to the freezing cold pool and contemplating if it’s worth it. 

Here are a five heated swimming pools scattered across Nairobi that you can have a go at.

#1. Cloud Nine

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Cloud 9, is located in Clarence House in Westlands, near Sarit Centre. The Swimming pool is located on the rooftop, perfect for family and friends.

You can have a bath here at just Sh500

Windsor Golf Hotel

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At Windsor Golf Hotel, the 20 metre length outdoor pool is kept at controlled temperatures.

Charges for adults is Sh750 per day while for children it’s Sh500.

Hotel InterContinental

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Located next to the Parliament building and a walking distance to Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC), Hotel Intercontinental 34 metres pool is kept at temperatures at 29 degrees centigrade.

Adults are charged Sh800 and kids pay Sh400 per child

Panari Hotel

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For Ksh 1200 you can swim in Panari hotel in an indoor pool.

Hilton Hotel

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Located at the heart of Nairobi city, Mama Ngina Street, one can take a dive at Hilton’s heated swimming pool for Sh1500 per day.

Other heated swimming pools in Niarobi include,Serena Hotel, the Norfolk, Laico Regency and Safari Park Hotel.

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