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The most glamorous municipal pool in the world. Must be 38" tall or 36 months old to enter. Admission prices $3-9.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
As featured in The Magic City
2701 De Soto Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33134-4845
+1 305-460-5306
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

We visited the Venetian Pool today, here's our thoughts & observations...we got there 20 mins before opening time (10 am) & there was already a short line. Parking will definitely be an issue if you don't get there early - just obey the signs &...More

14  Thank FourWeeks
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

Tourists! Don't let locals fool you! Don't even think of going there! You'll spend over $100 for all necessary add-ons! Look (excluding entrance fee): $16+ taxes for cheap short towels (they are only available for purchase), $10+ taxes for renting lockers, $10+ for renting chairs,...More

14  Thank Alena S
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a must see site when visiting the Miami neighborhood of Coral Gables. The pool is not heated and can be shockingly cold when you first get in, but definitely worth enduring to enjoy this tropical paradise setting. There is food for sale and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been planning to visit the Pool for many years, but something always got in the way. We had a picture of my mother there that was probably 1939-40. It's right by the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, an absolutely beautiful city. Gorgeous. It...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful, peaceful, not much expensive.. On weekends it can be busier, but you can still find a place to enjoy and relax. The only thing that I didn't like was a coffee shop (they didn't have nor milk nor cream for the coffee).

Thank Experience817020
Reviewed October 7, 2018

This pool is a beautiful sight to behold. Pricing to go for a swim is somewhat exaggerated but I assume this is needed for maintenance and for keeping the place from getting swarmed with tourists. Parking can be challengeing.

1  Thank Watsonite
Reviewed October 4, 2018

My 3yo son could not stop talking about how much he loved the Venetian Pool! We spent an entire Sunday here and despite having to pay the tourist tax we felt it was well worth the price of admission. Bring your own lunch and snacks...More

2  Thank BridgetBK
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This pool is such a fabulous find! Complete with palm trees and picnic area, very family oriented and lovely old black and white photographs adorning the entrance area. A fabulous place for a cool swim and great place to take photos.

1  Thank Paula W
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Venetian Pool was extrimely beatiful place, definately worth visit. It was like a little tropical lagoon with its green water, palm trees and secret caves. It was like a little paradise. Staff was friendly and there was a lifeguard on duty. Dressing room and restroom...More

1  Thank 960marikak
Reviewed September 7, 2018

The Venetian Pool is one of the coolest places to visit in South Florida! If you want to spend the day at a unique place that you can't see anywhere else in the world this is the place. This pool is drained every night and...More

3  Thank Wright S
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Its a nice place to swim if you are afraid of sharks & alligators. No worry about that here. I was surprised to smell chlorine. Can you some cleaning. We did travel far to come here & stayed in a hotel. Although its cute it...More

2  Thank Barbara G
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

If you want to enjoy a day at the pool why not visit the Venetian pool. Build in an coral groove its something you must see when you are visiting Miami. It's an attraction for all ages , even it's not for free anymore it's...More

2  Thank WhisperWallsB
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William O
November 4, 2018|
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Response from nicfaker | Reviewed this property |
I really can't answer that. I didn't see any dogs at all during my visit. I guess you would need to contact the venue to check.
Temitope S
August 20, 2018|
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Response from Victor P | Reviewed this property |
I have been there several times and I have never seen anyone with floaters. That does not mean they are not allowed. So your best bet would be to call them
Anna M
July 20, 2018|
Response from SLA37 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. They even allowed ordering out and having our food brought in if we wished. At the time, the restaurant was being renovated. So, I do not know if that had any bearing on the situation.