Are you ready for summer? Because ready or not, here it comes! While school isn’t out yet, there’s no time like the present to stock up on your summer toys, and that includes some new pool floats! Whether you’re looking for fun or function, we’ve rounded up some of the hottest inflatables out there. (Just be sure to keep them out of open water for everyone’s safety.)

Poolcandy Inflatable T-Rex Dinosaur

Roar into summer with Pool Candy's newest T-Rex Dinosaur ($29.99). The 48-inch swim ring is great for adults or kids and can hold up to 250 pounds, making it ideal for several kiddos at once.

Jet Creation's Bacon Pool Raft

Sizzle this summer when you're laying out on a seven-and-a-half-foot bacon pool float ($26.99)! Made of heavy-duty vinyl, this inflatable will not only have you dreaming of bacon but will be the main source of entertainment at the pool this summer.

Blue Wave Tropical Flip Flop

Kick up your heels and chill out on this fun flip-flop float ($24.12). The colorful 71-inch long inflatable has a built-in cupholder and headrest and can hold up to 175 pounds.

Jollylife Llama Pool Float

Add a friend to your pool play this summer! This whimsical llama pool float ($16.99) holds up to 400 pounds and is perfect for kids.  

Greenco Kids Water Wheel Roller Float

Get your kiddos burning off some energy like a little hamster in this colorful water wheel roller float ($32.99)! Use alone or with a friend––there's no wrong way to enjoy this inflatable.

Swimline Rosé Pool Float

This pool float ($22.52) brings new meaning to the term, "rosé all day!" The clear, pink, black and gold accented inflatable is all about relaxation and comes with a cup holder––of course.

Baby Shark Pool Float

Baby shark, do, do, do... sorry. This adorable baby shark pool float ($21.99) comes with a removable canopy, is made from non-toxic materials and is perfect for your little swimmer.

GoFloats Unicorn Party Tube Inflatable Float

Take a ride through the tropics this summer when you buy this GoFloats Flamingo Party Tube ($19.88), which comes in at a whopping 3 feet tall and 45 inches wide. Fun for everyone, this oversized float is made from thick plastic that will hold up under wear and tear, and comes with a new rapid valve for rapid inflation. 

Inflatable Drink Holders

It's summer so that means it's a given to keep cool and hydrated with refreshing drinks. Don't let your drinks get warm by sitting on the hot poolside, bring them in with you! This whimsical pack of inflatable drink holders ($12.99) is perfect for adults and kids and is made from high-quality plastic that can hold up to a 15-ounce drink. Fun animals like mermaids, crabs and unicorns as well as pineapples and donuts are all part of this amazing pack of holders that the kids can even use in the tub at home.

Rainbow Cloud Pool Float

Enjoy a little shade when you hang out under the rainbow on this rockin' cloud float ($139). Designed with 50 feet of lounge space, you can surely get all the neighborhood kids enjoying this Rainbow Cloud Pool Float in no time. Made with sturdy matte plastic and with rapid valves, you can blow it up using a hand or electric pump, or a hairdryer!

Giant Inflatable Mermaid Tail Pool Float

Think about all the Instagram photos you can upload with a magical mermaid float ($18.69) to call your own. 


Water Plane Ride Float with Water Gun

Who’s the most popular kid in the neighborhood this summer? The one with one (or two) of these awesome plane floats ($19.50) in their swimming pool.


Hot Dog Battle Pool Floatie

What’s the one thing that can top a chicken fight in the pool? A condiment fight! Kids and adults can battle it our with ketchup and mustard inflatables ($70), on their own hot dog floats.

Inflatable Lounge

Mama needs to relax and this inflatable pool lounge is the perfect way to sit back while the kids play. With over 1300 reviews, the Intex King Kool ($19.60) is an Amazon bestseller. Need we say more? The fun colors, armrests and drink holders are just a bonus.

Fireboat Squirter Inflatable Pool Float

You probably don’t need to worry about many fires in the swimming pool, but it’s good to know a team of firefighters riding a fireboat squirter float ($49.94) in on hand just in case.

Canopy Island Inflatable

Hand me a drink please, I'll just be over here enjoying myself on this fabulous Canopy Island Inflatable ($199)! This pool float comes with a detachable shade, two cup holders and the fanciest looking backrest so far. Keep cool and collected this summer when you're floating around on one of these!

Intex Inflatable Angel Wings

A vibrant design and handles make this inflatable angel wings float ($37) both fun and functional. Whether the kids are enjoying a float on the pool, or mama just needs a place to relax, this float gets the job done.

Giant Swan Pool Float

If there was ever a place to ride a giant swan ($19.99), it's in the pool! Able to hold up to 350 pounds and reaching 3 feet in height, you can pile tons of kiddos on this floatie for a great time. A cute design with a rapid inflation valve means you'll be enjoying the pool in no time, and looking adorable while doing it.

––Karly Wood

All photos courtesy of Amazon



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