Stylish Inflatable Pools That Will Keep You Cool All Summer Long
'Tis the season for swimming and sunbathing waterside, but not all of us are lucky enough to have access to a pool—and this summer, your access to your favorite beach might be limited. Before you begin preemptively mourning the loss of those refreshing dips, remember that there's still hope to be had. We did a little digging and discovered that the market is brimming with stylish, adult-friendly inflatable pools that can turn a sliver of outdoor space into an official oasis in no time. From sleek striped styles to pet-safe options, here are seven surprisingly grown-up inflatable pools that will keep you cool all summer long—right in your own backyard.
These are the best inflatable pools on the market right now.
- Best Graphic Statement: Mylle The Original Pool
- Best Splash Pool: FUNBOY Tropical Palm Splash Pool
- Best Spa Grade: INTEX PureSpa 4 Person Home Hot Tub
- Best Family-Sized: BAKAM Large Automatic Inflatable Swimming Pool for Family
- Best Pet-Friendly: PETMAKER Pet Dog Pool and Bathing Tub
- Best Whimsical Pattern: PoolCandy Grapefruit Sunning Pool
- Best for the Whole Family: H2OGO! Family Fun Pool
- Best Sophisticated Inflatable Pool: Liewood Savannah Pool
- Best Monochromatic: Mylle Inflatable Swimming Pool
- Best Multi-Level: Intex Kiddie Pool
The only thing better than an adult-sized inflatable pool is one that isn't a total eyesore. The eye-catching blow-up option seen above is made of chemical-free heavyweight vinyl and boasts a chic black-and-white grid print to boot. Use it as a functional focal point during your next backyard barbecue.
Shop Now: Mylle "The Original" Pool, $100, mylleshop.com.
Travel to a tropical destination in your own backyard with this fun and stylish inflatable splash pool. Perfect for cooling off in the summer sun, it's made of vinyl, and features rapid inflating and deflating. Plus, a drain plug allows for easy clean-up, too.
Shop Now: FUNBOY Tropical Palm Splash Pool in Green, $59, revolve.com.
Looking to splurge? Let it be on this four-person tub, which is arguably the Rolls Royce of portable pools. It doubles as a hot tub—soothing jets and all.
Shop Now: INTEX PureSpa 4 Person Home Hot Tub, $649.99, target.com.
This pink-hued inflatable pool was designed with wide walls and plenty of room for adults and kids all at once.
Shop Now: BAKAM Large Automatic Inflatable Swimming Pool for Family, 114'' by 68'' by 20'', $109.99, amazon.com.
Constructed of durable materials, this dog-friendly pool can hold four-legged friends up to 80 pounds. It also comes with a carrying case for easy playtime wherever you and your pooch go.
Shop Now: PETMAKER Pet Dog Pool and Bathing Tub, $36.95, petco.com.
Not only does this inflatable sunning pool feature an adorable grapefruit motif, but it also measures five feet in diameter, so it can easily hold two adults at a time. Plus, it blows up in seconds.
Shop Now: PoolCandy Grapefruit Sunning Pool, $39.99, poolcandy.com.
Featuring two cupholders and seats for parents to relax, this inflatable pool is perfect for the whole family. We suggest whipping up a batch of our founder's Martha-Rita for a taste of the tropics in your newfound oasis.
Shop Now: H2OGO! Family Fun Pool, 7' by 6'9'' by 27'', $45.99, qvc.com.
Release the Confetti
If you thought there was no such thing as a sophisticated inflatable pool, then it's time to think again. This pale pink paddling pool is composed of tough, BPA-free PVC and can hold more than 60 gallons of water, which means it's big enough for two grownups (or a few more kids!).
Shop Now: Liewood "Savannah" Pool in Confetti Mix, $59.85, scandiborn.com.
Few things sound more refreshing on a hot summer day than some pool time—and this iteration is so fun. Made of non-toxic heavyweight vinyl, this little pool can fit up to three kids, or two adults, with ease.
Shop Now: Mylle Inflatable Swimming Pool, $125, food52.com.
Fun for the whole family, adults can enjoy the built-in bench while the kids play around in the deeper area of this inflatable pool. It's made of durable 13-gauge vinyl to last against the summer heat, and anything your kids' throw its way.
Shop Now: Intex Kiddie Pool, 2.5'' by 7.4'', $133, wayfair.com.