Dive into Luxury: The best Melbourne apartment developments with a 25 metre pool

Transforming apartment living into a resort-like experience, these aquatic oases have become a sought-after addition to modern developments
Dive into Luxury: The best Melbourne apartment developments with a 25 metre pool
The swimming pool in BLVD at Melbourne Square. Image supplied
Alison Warters June 14, 2023PROJECT ROUNDUP

In the world of real estate, developers are constantly seeking innovative ways to enhance the appeal of their apartment projects and create a distinctive lifestyle for residents.

Among the myriad of amenities designed to captivate potential buyers and renters, one feature stands out as the epitome of recreation: the pool.

Transforming apartment living into a resort-like experience, these aquatic oases have become a sought-after addition to modern developments.

From sleek rooftop pools with panoramic city views to lush courtyard retreats surrounded by verdant landscapes, the inclusion of pools in apartment complexes has become a rising trend, enticing individuals and families alike.

We've wrapped up a list of Melbourne's best apartment developments featuring 25 metre pools.

BLVD at Melbourne Square

Address: 19 Hoff Boulevard, Southbank

Developer: OSK Property

Situated in an established and thriving precinct, BLVD at Melbourne Square offers a harmonious blend of refined aesthetics and lush green spaces.

Designed by Cox Architecture and CARR, this geometrically intricate residential building presents breathtaking vistas from the city skyline to the bay, gardens, and parks.

BLVD's 25-metre indoor swimming pool takes centre stage in the fitness and wellness space known as the Podium Club. With mesmerizing views across the cityscape, residents can enjoy a state-of-the-art gym, a spa, and a sauna, creating an idyllic haven for both body and mind.

“It’s rare to create a building designed today delivering tomorrow’s living standards," Cox Architecture Director Paul Curry said.

"A blueprint for modern life, 19 Hoff Boulevard is for you and your community to live well and foster better connections than ever before."

Project: Trielle

Address: South Wharf Drive, Docklands

Developer: Mirvac

On a stretch of riverfront – a coveted pocket of the award-winning Yarra’s Edge precinct – Trielle defines the future of elevated living. Bordering Yarra’s Edge, Fishermans Bend unfurls across 480 acres as Australia’s largest urban renewal project.

The Oasis, a verdant urban rainforest flourishing seven storeys above the Yarra’s Edge promenade with a running stream flowing through its centre, will home Trielle's pool. 

In partnership with Naomi Gregory, Australia’s leading luxury spa guru, the Scandinavian-inspired wellness club will offer a range of amenities in addition to the pool, including day spa treatment rooms, a sauna, cold-pail contrast treatment, hot magnesium pool, yoga and Pilates room, biophilic gym and tranquility pods nestled in nature. 

Fishermans Bend has been described as ‘a city within a park’, the new hub a mix of architectural excellence, sustainability, innovation, business, nature and community which is expected to continue to flourish and grow over the years. The Victorian government expects 80,000 Melburnians will call Fishermans Bend home by 2050.

Project: 380 Melbourne

Address: 380 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne

Developer: Brady Group

Designed by Elenberg Fraser, the 65-level towers of 380 Melbourne grace Lonsdale Street, captivating residents with a mix of one, two, and three-bedroom apartments.

The development boasts a host of resident-only amenities, including a resident's lounge, a games room with table tennis, air hockey, and foosball tables, a private cinema, and a karaoke room.

However, the centrepiece remains the 25-metre heated lap pool, inviting residents to swim leisurely or engage in invigorating laps.

The pool is accompanied by steam rooms, a sauna, private bar dining and lounge areas, a rooftop garden, and an outdoor terrace with barbecue facilities, creating a haven of relaxation and entertainment.

Project: FOCUS Melbourne

Address: 75 City Road, Southbank

Developer: Central Equity

Central Equity's FOCUS stands tall as the most recently completed apartment tower in Southbank.

With one, two, and three-bedroom apartments spanning 50 levels, FOCUS offers residents an unparalleled array of relaxation, health, and fitness options.

Among these amenities is a 25-metre pool housed under a glass roof, allowing residents to bask in natural light as they swim.

Complemented by a private sauna and gym, FOCUS Melbourne provides a comprehensive wellness experience within the confines of its modern architectural marvel. sauna and gym. 

Project: Aspire Melbourne

Address: 299 King Street, Melbourne

Developer: ICD Property 

Overlooking Flagstaff Gardens, Aspire Melbourne's elegant curved tower designed by Elenberg Fraser stands as a testament to refined living.

The development offers one, two, and three-bedroom apartments, but it is the extraordinary amenity space that truly sets it apart.

Spread across multiple levels, residents can revel in an array of well-appointed spaces for exercise and recreation.

Nestled within a grotto-like setting, Aspire's 25-metre pool presents a gentle water gradient from shallow to deep, reminiscent of an Australian billabong.

Surrounding smaller grottos house change rooms, a spa, and a sauna, providing residents with a serene sanctuary to unwind and recharge.

Alison Warters

Alison Warters is a property journalist for Urban, based in Sydney. Alison is especially interested in the evolution of the New Build/Development space, when it comes to design innovation and sustainability.

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