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Venetian Pool

Address: 2701 De Soto Boulevard, Coral Gables, FL 33134
Phone Number: 305-460-5306
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Ranked #1 of 23 Activities in Coral Gables
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Other outdoor activities, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Swimming, Sunbathing
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The most glamorous municipal pool in the world. Must be 38" tall or 36 months old to enter...
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Type: Other outdoor activities, Outdoor Activities
Activities: Swimming, Sunbathing
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The most glamorous municipal pool in the world. Must be 38" tall or 36 months old to enter. Admission prices $3-9.

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Coral Gables, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This is a gorgeous, historical pool in the middle of a residential neighborhood in Coral Gables. Fun for the entire family!

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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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187 reviews 187 reviews
66 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I've only titled this okay, because, unfortunately the pool is under refurbishing right now, so I only had a chance to peek in through the gates. If it had water in it, it looks look it would be a beautiful place to lounge around. Hopefully I will return and see what it looks like when in is fixed up. They... More 

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Miami, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Such a gorgeous place. The pool is so nice and fresh, with not too much chlorine. They change the water with an aquifer every 2 days. It is so beautiful at this pool with rocks and water falls. it feels like an event, not just a pool. The cafe is good too. If you go, check out the historical photos... More 

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coral gables
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

…even at eleven bucks - but try to go on a less-crowded day, in order to maximize your time there. When it's crowded, forget about it; when it's not, you'll have a really pleasant stay. And you'd have to travel to Europe to find anything comparable (unless you count the unreality of the various Disney themed resorts). Oh, and the... More 

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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205 reviews 205 reviews
122 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This pool is a wonderful attraction from a bygone era. The pool is not heated which is a problem for many Floridians that like really warm water but it is very large and nice. It is a bit pricey for tourists ($11.00) but much cheaper for locals.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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47 reviews 47 reviews
11 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We recently had the opportunity to check out this lovely public pool while were visiting South Beach (we visited on 10/19/14). It was a short drive and worth the trip. Having read many positive reviews of it on TA, we weren't too concerned about whether or not we'd like it, and boy did it live up to the hype! We... More 

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Miami
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is such a cool place to hang out on a hot summer day. Loved it! The fresh water is amazing. Great kiddy pool for the little ones, too.

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Coral Gables, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

What a fantastic place to bring kids! The water is the most cooling and refreshing temperature...the caves and waterfall make this a real adventure....one feels like a bathing beauty, surrounded by lush atmosphere...only problem is it gets crowded on weekends and doesn't have much seating.....but why sit when you can bathe in this delicious pool! Kids will love it!

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Coral Gables, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A beautiful spot for all traveling to Coral Gables. This is one of the most beautiful pools ever… It's majestic surroundings make for a wonderful time for all young & old alike.

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Lebanon, Missouri
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This is a very cool place. Was not busy when we were there October 31st. I believe it closes is November sometime. There is an extra charge for not being local so 11.50 pp.

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