We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Share
Book In Advance
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
487
All photos (487)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“coral rock”(26 reviews)
“spring water”(13 reviews)
About
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
Contact
2701 De Soto Blvd, Coral Gables, FL 33134-4845
Website
+1 305-460-5306
Call
Reviews (815)
Filter reviews
445 results
Traveller rating
252
131
38
11
13
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
252
131
38
11
13
Show reviews that mention
All reviews coral rock spring water hot summer day cool water snack bar one of a kind entrance fee biltmore hotel palm trees south florida caves lifeguards lockers quarry aquifer drain swimmers
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 445 reviews
Reviewed 4 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

Thank Gablesgirls
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

Thank daytonadoug
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 7 October 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 4 October 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 2 October 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 20 September 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 7 September 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 4 September 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 29 August 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
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 12 nearby hotels
The Biltmore Hotel Miami Coral Gables
2,016 reviews
.49 miles away
Aloft Coral Gables
26 reviews
.66 miles away
Courtyard Miami Coral Gables
577 reviews
.86 miles away
Hotel Colonnade Coral Gables, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
958 reviews
1.01 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 388 nearby restaurants
Bellmont Spanish Restaurant
232 reviews
.78 miles away
Biltmore Sunday Champagne Brunch
243 reviews
.49 miles away
Fontana
392 reviews
.49 miles away
Seasons 52
748 reviews
.79 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 78 nearby attractions
Church of the Little Flower
82 reviews
.54 miles away
Coral Gables City Hall
105 reviews
.64 miles away
Actors Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre
53 reviews
.83 miles away
Coral Gables Museum
64 reviews
.85 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
William O
4 November 2018|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
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.
1
Vote
Temitope S
20 August 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
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
1
Vote
Anna M
21 July 2018|
Answer
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.
0
Votes