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Great kids pool on a budget?

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Great kids pool on a budget?

Hi everyone,

I was hoping someone could help me cut down time on my search.

I am looking for shallow (3 foot) pool, at least 1 bedroom with a seperate living area (and sofa bed) & small kitchen. I'd like to stay below $300. We are going in low season.

I've found several great villas, but they have pools that are small & go quickly over 5 foot in depth.

There is a villa called "Jungle Villa" but it looks rough on the inside for the price- however it has a very large shallow end pool.

I love the La Posada casa, but once again- tiny pool that's too deep for my kids.

Any tips or ideas would be great! I don't want the beach as our only option


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1. Re: Great kids pool on a budget?

I think Hotel Parador has a shallow kids pool. Honestly though, that would be pretty rare to find a pool of only this depth, as it pretty well rules out all adults enjoying the pool when only 3' deep! Enjoy!

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2. Re: Great kids pool on a budget?

Thanks LivNLarge,

I've found some villas in Dominical that have pools with shallow ends. I guess I'm going to have to head out that way if I can't find a shallow end pool in MA. It just seems odd large hotel pools are 4-6' deep all over. I know from reading here that people do bring kids to Costa Rica- kids are usually short :)

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3. Re: Great kids pool on a budget?

YEP it can be hard to find a place with shallow pools...sorry!

Dominical is great...with some incredible nice houses...


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4. Re: Great kids pool on a budget?

Thank you all for the help

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