There are five pools on the Queen Mary 2.
On deck 13, this pool area has a retractable glass ceiling for days of less than perfect weather. Loungers and hot tubs surround this indoor/outdoor area. The pool is 5’ 3’’ deep and is open from 9am to 7pm. There is a changing area and a shower on one end, at the other, is the access to the golf simulator The Fairways, and table tennis. Every now and again, a band will strike up at the small stage in this area.
Right in front of the Todd English restaurant on deck 8, this adults-only pool has a couple of hot tubs and four showers. There are dinning tables around the pool, and a terrace bar, open from 10am to 10pm, weather permitting. On clear evenings, a band will be banging out some tunes.
Right by the Regatta bar on deck 13 is the aptly named Splash Pool. This water attraction is only a few inches deep, it’s best for throwing a lounger in and relaxing in the sun. There are two hot tubs on either end though, if you need to be more submerged. This whole area shuts down when the weather gets bad. Unfortunately, it was closed for the duration of our trip.
This is the family pool area. There is a splash zone, such that kids can play and not bother other guests. The pool is only 3’ 3’’ deep, with futuristic, stationary, chrome water pistols. In the Playzone, an area around this pool, there are toys, a giant chess board and a small playground too. This area is reserved for families whose children also attend the childrens lounge, The Zone, inside.
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