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Stay Cool This Summer with the 15 Best Inflatable Pools on Amazon

Find the Amazon inflatable pool of your summer backyard dreams with these customer-favorite picks.

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Like outdoor games and pool floats, inflatable pools have made a major comeback over the last few years—and for good reason. They’re fairly inexpensive, easy to set up (just plug in an air pump and go) and can provide hours of fun for both kids and adults. While there are pools in all different shapes, sizes and colors available, we scoured through endless products and reviews to find the absolute best Amazon inflatable pool out there.

From a kiddie pool with a built-in water slide to a splash pad with a mermaid tail sprinkler to a “suntan tub” for parents, these are the most popular inflatable pools you can buy on Amazon, according to reviewers. Now you just need some friends and family, a killer playlist and a few of these easy party recipes for a grand summer shindig.

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Oversized Swimming Pool

The whole family will support the purchase of this top-rated inflatable pool from Sellotz, which can hold a whopping 312 gallons of water. There’s room for everyone! It’s made of durable bisphenol A (BPA)- and lead-free materials, and it can be inflated in less than four minutes.

“Had three boys (ages 6, 10 and 12) playing rambunctiously in it over the weekend with no leaks or tears,” shares verified purchaser, Tracy Ostrewich. “This includes jumping into it repeatedly like it’s a WWE ring. Lol. Also works very well as a mom retreat where we had cold drinks, music and no-kid time!”

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Sunset Glow Baby Pool

With more than 19,200 five-star reviews, this uber-affordable Amazon inflatable pool is a fan-favorite. Not only do the neon pink, sunny yellow and lime green rings scream “summer,” but the pool is also equipped with a well-cushioned floor so you can put it on most surfaces and be completely comfortable.

Verified purchaser, Nicholas Koler, says it’s the best value for the price, and writes, “These are great for toddlers to cool down in without taking up an enormous amount of space or time or effort. Has a padded bottom for kiddos who jump in on their knees. Great product.”

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Inflatable Play Center

Save yourself the expense (and the hassle) of hauling the kids to the closest Six Flags and bring the water park to you for a backyard party. The play center features a water slide, an inflatable umbrella for shade, an arch that doubles as a sprinkler and two lollipops with inflatable hoops for an impromptu ring toss game.

“I have a 1.5-year-old and 2.5-year-old and they love this pool!” raves verified purchaser, Erica. “They love the sprinkler donut and, depending on how high you turn the hose on, it can shoot far and they think it’s awesome! They play in it for hours.”

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Inflatable Pool for Kids and Adults

Who says inflatable pools are just for kids? Spoiler: They aren’t. This oversized one is big enough for kiddos and adults to cool off on a hot day. Made with BPA-free plastic, it has a massive 312-gallon capacity that can fit two adults and three to five kids—and even a pup or two.

“It is wide and deep enough for a bit of swimming,” says five-star reviewer, Kathryn. “And we also enjoy it for movie nights—fill it with pillows and blankets and the kids can cozy up with popcorn.”

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Food-Inspired Pools

Why settle for one pool when you can have three? That’s what you’ll get with this Amazon inflatable pool set, which comes with three brightly colored food-themed patterns. Pair the watermelon, donut and pizza with these Amazon party essentials for the ultimate summer backyard bash.

“This set is a phenomenal value,” shares verified purchaser, N.B. “So far, we are still using the first pool in the set, it has held up with daily use by three rambunctious kids and not one single hole yet! It’s a good size, as far as kiddie pools go, and is extremely durable.”

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Jungle Adventure Play Center

Where can you find alligators, hippos, monkeys and flamingos besides the zoo? Your backyard, of course. That is, if you snag this jungle play center from Intex. Along with all the jungle animals, it also has a water slide (with extra padding at the bottom so no one gets hurt) and two inflatable games for little hands.

“The pool was a big success and six young kids had a blast in it,” writes five-star reviewer, Patricia Dunlap. “Lots of fun and so colorful and bright!”

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Personal Inflatable Tanning Pool

With a removable headrest, 71-inch length and comfy ribbed bottom, this is the ultimate Amazon inflatable pool for anyone who likes to catch some rays on a sunny afternoon. The shallow Swimline suntan tub allows you to remain cool while in the sun without being completely submerged. Plus, it comes in four colors combinations, including an eye-catching white and gold. We won’t blame you if you treat yourself to a no-bake summer dessert and a glass of champagne while you’re in it.

“I’m literally obsessed with this tub,” says verified purchaser, Julia Owen. “It has a reflective bottom, which makes it perfect for tanning, but it’s also just great for relaxing when the weather is hot.”

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Fruity Pools

Add these fruity inflatable pools to your list of things you need to throw a tropical pool party. They come in two different variety packs: lemon, orange, and kiwi or lemon, pineapple and avocado. Each pool is 45 inches in diameter—the optimal size for kids to splash around in the summer heat.

“These pools were easy to blow up,” writes five-star reviewer, Liz Armour. “The three rings of support made them nice and durable. And they are just cute as can be!”

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Gator Inflatable Play Center

An alligator sprinkler, a blow-up water slide and an umbrella for a little shade—it doesn’t get much better than that for a backyard oasis for toddlers and young kids. This Intex version has thousands of positive reviews for its colorful design and versatility. It’ll keep little ones occupied for hours on end (a parent’s dream!).

“Bought this for my 2-year-old old, he loved it!” raves five-star reviewer, Gabby R. “Even before we put water in it he was playing on it. Great for toddlers!”

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Snorkel Inflatable Pool

With a playful design featuring smiling snorkelers and happy ocean creatures, this Amazon inflatable pool was designed for little ones who are obsessed with the deep blue sea. The Intex design is a roomy 103 inches long and holds up to 12 inches of water—deep enough for kids to swim around, yet shallow enough for them to stand.

“Wow, this thing was much bigger than I expected, which is great as I have twin toddlers,” says verified purchaser, Nicholas D. Scott. “Myself, hubby and the kids all fit!”

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Mermaid Splash Pad

Make her dreams of becoming Ariel come true (or at least, as true as they can) with this magical mermaid pool. Use it straight out of the box as a regular inflatable pool or hook up a sprinkler and watch water spray out of the tail. Looks like a mermaid birthday party is in order, stat!

“This made our summer!!” shares five-star reviewer, Tiff T. “She enjoyed this so much and it was so easy to keep clean and maintain. NEVER lost any air through the entire summer.”

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Three-Ring Baby Pools

Maybe you want an inflatable kiddie pool for summertime. Maybe you want an indoor ball pit for year-round use. Or maybe you want a temporary sandbox for outdoor play. Whatever the use, you can do it all with one of these patterned pools, which come in a two-pack. You’ll get one with an ocean design and the other with a beach scene.

“Nice and very easy to inflate,” says verified buyer, Anne. “Filled these with balls, toys and sand so the kids mess is in one place. Makes the momma less tired. Thumbs up!”

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Ice Cream Playhouse and Pool

Perhaps one of the most unique backyard inflatables, this ice cream stand is part playhouse, part pool. The front is a covered dessert bar (complete with three inflatable popsicles) while the back is a 15-gallon kiddie pool. The only way to improve this setup is by serving up a homemade ice cream recipe for a snack break.

I bought this for quick and easy summer fun for my 5-year-old daughter. It‘s a hit!” raves Jessica C., a five-star reviewer. “It took about 10 minutes to air up the various compartments with my electric air pump, and it was ready to fill. We don’t have room for a regular pool, so this is a great little setup to stay cool and play!”

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Clear Inflatable Pool

Whether you need an pool for your little one or a spot where you and a few friends can soak with a homemade margarita in hand, this Amazon inflatable pool fits the bill. Compatible with almost any electric pump, this Sunbee pick inflates and sets up in seconds. More time for relaxing!

“I like that it’s just one big ring to inflate,” says five-star reviewer, Alicia B. “The sides are nice and thick as well, which helps with keeping water inside the pool.”

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Unicorn and Rainbow Pools

For little ones who are obsessed with all things magical and mystical—like these pastel-hued unicorn food recipes—they’ll want to dive right into this pair of pools. One boasts a colorful unicorn among a whimsical cloud-print while the other features rainbows and shooting stars. They’re ideal for families with multiple kiddos or if you want a backup should one get punctured.

“Easy to inflate, durable and good value for money,” confirms verified purchaser, Meghan T.

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Amanda Tarlton
As both a freelance lifestyle writer and editor for a national teen magazine, Amanda spends most of her time creating #content. In those (rare) moments when she's not at her desk typing furiously, she's likely teaching a hot yoga class, reading the latest chick-lit or baking a batch of her famous scones.