The natural spring water of the Venetian Pool at Coral Gables is a great alternative to the beach. ((courtesy, Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau))


The historic Venetian Pool in Coral Gables is carved from an old coral rock quarry and holds 820,000 gallons of spring water, replenished each day from the subterranean aquifer that flows beneath it. The rock keeps the water nice and cool even in the summer, making it a great alternative to the beach for family fun in the sun—just ask the pool's 100,000-plus visitors a year. In an effort to help preserve South Florida's water supply, the pool recently started recycling the water via natural ground filtration. This new technology, coupled with the restoration of the surrounding buildings and loggias, ensures the Venetian Pool will make a splash for many years to come.

 
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Away Travel Expert: Sarah White
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BeachExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5
BeachExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • They take admission payment in cash and checks only, so make sure to stop by an ATM on the way.
  • Children under three not allowed.

Address:
2701 DeSoto Blvd
Miami, Florida 33134


Visitor Information


Telephone Number: (305) 460-5306
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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