With the warmer months fast approaching, Melburnians will soon turn their attention to the best places to keep cool over summer. But for some lucky South-siders, they won’t need to move further than Chapel Street Precinct, with a swathe of ingenious pool concepts putting the tired old 25-metre lap pool to shame.
Here are our top 3!
Nestled just past Toorak Road, The Olsen’s clear glass-bottomed pool is the perfect place to people-watch over Chapel Street throughout the summer months. Partially undercover, the elevator opens to an urban oasis, revealing an expansive sun room beside the pool, complete with a staircase leading up to the rooftop terrace. The clever design means the pool water – and those swimming within it – is even visible from passers-by below! So best to keep any nudie dips for strictly after dark.
637-641 Chapel St, South Yarra
An oldie but a goodie, the Prahran Aquatic Centre is THE place to hang out over summer. Even better, each year the annual ‘Summer Sundays by the Pool’ sessions boast an exciting lineup of local DJs and is one of Prahran’s best kept local secrets.
41 Essex St, Prahran
As a part of the Sofitel group, you’d expect all of the goodies that come with an internationally renowned hotel empire – what you wouldn’t expect is the ROOFTOP pool and sundeck. You could safely lounge away all day here until it’s time to go shopping of course.
630 Chapel Street, South Yarra
Hooray! We can leave the house! The best street art south of the river. Find your perfect Insta selfie backdrop, just remember social distancing!
Before this article had even started we could feel the Melburnian eyes of judgment piercing through their screens in lockdown. Coffee is quite possibly THE most important part of our lives, especially during a pandemic. Get your Chapel Street Precinct COVID caffeine relief!
We’re the first & largest retail precinct in Australia to welcome furry friends into over 450 Chapel Street Precinct businesses! Take a look at the list & plan your post GCC trip with your pooch!
Culinary delights inspired by Latin America, Italy, Mexico, The Middle East have joined the Chapel Street Precinct.
One of the best things about living on or visiting the Chapel Precinct is immersing yourself in our incredible local and international art scene. Just remember social distancing!
Grab a buddy, a pal, or even a BAE and get your brunch on!
We’ve got the lowdown on the some of the best bars to check out, and we would know because we’re #AllBoutIt. Here’s some of our favourite bars in Chapel Precinct.
So you’ve swiped right and matched (Or ‘met through friends’ if that’s the story you’ve both decided to run with) – got through the awkward messaging stage and locked in a first date or maybe you’ve been together for a while and love to keep the fire alive with regular date nights.