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“Closed for repairs” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Venetian Pool

Venetian Pool
2701 De Soto Boulevard, Coral Gables, FL 33134
305-460-5306
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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.
Richmond, Virginia
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20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Closed for repairs”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Just a warning, Closed for repairs in January and February 2013, so check before you go. Very charming and old world as I viewed it through a locked fence. Definitely glad I saw it and worth driving by.

Visited January 2013
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Plantation, Florida
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49 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Little Venice”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

This is a great place that has served generations of gables residents. My grandparents met and fell in love here while attending UM back in 1940. Still has that charm with its grotto, beaches and Mediterranean architecture. My only reservation is the water is colder than I'd care for and so I never go in. Tropical polar bears would love it.

Visited February 2012
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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65 reviews
27 attraction reviews
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“Always an amazing place to see in Coral Gables!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

Always may seem a bit excessive; however, I cannot think of a bad time to go to Venetian Pool! Groups or friends or family... it's a beautiful place to be. Bring your picnic lunch and hang out under a shade trww or on the sandy beach. Be sure to go on a sunny day because that water is CHILLY-and ever so refreshing!

Visited June 2012
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“A little bit of paradise”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

Forget the packed Miami beach for a day and visit the most tranquil pool in Miami. The pool brings a little bit of Europe to Coral Gables which retains the serenity and peacefulness of the surrounding area. Truly amazing.

Visited February 2012
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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69 reviews
34 attraction reviews
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“Actually far more than just the pool...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

The concierge at the Biltmore Hotel gave us a detailed map for a self-guided tour of the whole Corral Gables area, including the Venetian Pool (sadly empty at this point), the Miracle Mile (definitely several steps below Rodeo Drive)...and a huge range of magnificent homes and streets. The whole tour was a bit too long and took more time than we expected but the experience was very good. Well worth doing at least a portion of the suggested route.

Visited December 2012
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