13 best pools for summer cottages

Review of the best according to the editorial board. On the selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

Refreshing in a reservoir on a hot day is the dream of any person caught in the heat in the city or in the country. It's good if there is a river, lake or pond nearby, but if they are not there, thoughts of your own pool involuntarily come. Fortunately, today there are many varieties of them for any size and wallet: inflatable, frame, rigid, for children or the whole family. Our rating contains a variety of pool models, assessed by experts according to several criteria: quality, popularity, reviews.

Rating of the best pools

Nomination a place Name of product price
The best inflatable pools 1 Intex PureSpa Bubble Therapy 28404 RUB 39 555
2 Intex Easy Set 28143 RUB 4,479
3 Bestway 57243 RUB 2,284
4 BESTWAY OVAL FAST SET 56153 20 160 rub.
The best kids inflatable pools 1 HAPPY HOP WATERFALL (9117N) RUB 40,790
2 Intex Aquarium 58480 RUB 1 155
3 Intex Rainbow Ring Play Center 57453 RUB 2,946
The best frame pools 1 Intex Prism Frame 28736 RUB 21,168
2 Bestway Power Steel 56456 RUB 22,200
3 Polygroup P20-1248 RUB 12,138
4 Bestway Hydrium Splasher 56377 RUB 23,520
Best Hard Pools 1 Intex Sequoia Spirit 28382 RUB 75 150
2 AZURO 400DL RUB 31,000

The best inflatable pools

Inflatable bathing tanks are the simplest type of pool that can be installed and easily removed as unnecessary. It is convenient to take the product with you to the dacha, install it under a canopy or in the open air. The design consists of soft inflatable walls, which are fixed along the upper perimeter with a rigid frame. They usually have a valve for easy water drainage.

The size of the pool can be different: from compact to full-size, where you can swim with the whole family.

Intex PureSpa Bubble Therapy 28404

Rating: 5.0

Intex PureSpa Bubble Therapy 28404

The inflatable pool-jacuzzi Intex 28404 PureSpa Bubble Therapy is a real spa, available in the yard or in the country. The walls are made of laminated PVC with reinforcing fibers with a total thickness of 0.84 mm, they can withstand a volume of water up to 795 liters. At the same time, up to 4 people can be in the pool – the inner diameter of the bowl is 145 cm, the outer diameter is 196, and the depth is 71 cm. A 2.2 kW heater is responsible for a comfortable water temperature of 20 … 40C, heating occurs at a speed of 1.5 … 2.5 degrees per minute.

For convenient and efficient maintenance, the pool is equipped with replaceable cartridges, a protective awning, a mat, a self-adhesive kit for emergency repairs, as well as a dispenser for a reagent that prevents souring of water and clear instructions in printed form and DVD.

Advantages

  • Air bubble massage (jacuzzi);

  • Water heater and filter;

  • Rich equipment;

  • Reinforced walls;

  • Large diameter and depth;

  • Place for 4 people.

disadvantages

  • The high price is about 32,000 rubles;

  • When assembled, the pool weighs 49 kg and is difficult to carry.

Intex Easy Set 28143

Rating: 4.9

Intex Easy Set 28143

In second place in the rating is the largest inflatable pool of the presented ones, its capacity is 7290 liters with a depth of 84 cm and a diameter of 394 cm. This will require a significant area of ​​free space for installation. The pool is suitable for a large company, and in order not to change the water often, it is recommended to cover the tank with an awning (not included), and a chlorine generator will protect the water from blooming, that is, you will not have to spend money on reagents.

The strength and durability of the pool is ensured by the technology of manufacturing three-layer SUPER-TOUGH walls, and stability in the filled state is provided by a separate inflatable ring. A household pump is suitable for pumping the walls, and for filling water there is a pumping device in the kit, which is also connected when draining to water the garden. For installation, a flat platform is required on which the bedding is laid, also provided by the standard kit.

You can buy the Easy Set Pool 396×84 cm, 7290 l Intex 28143 for an average of 6000 rubles.

Advantages

  • Large size and good depth;

  • Reliable walls with a supporting stiffening ring;

  • Relatively low price;

  • Repair kit, bedding and pump included;

  • Chlorine generator.

disadvantages

  • Some sellers have different configurations.

Bestway 57243

Rating: 4.8

Bestway 57243

This pool is almost 2 times smaller than its predecessor in the rating – a volume of 2300 liters with a diameter of 274 cm and a depth of 76 cm.This is enough for the rest of one family up to 4 people, but the manufacturer positions it as a children's one: there are images on the sides from the inside marine inhabitants using 3D technology, to enhance the effect of which the set includes 2 pairs of 3D underwater glasses.

Installation of the pool is simple: just find a flat area and install the product without bedding – the bottom is quite hard. You can inflate the walls with any pump in 7-10 minutes, then fill it with water. There is a special hole to drain it, to which you can connect a garden hose for irrigation, another hole is designed to connect a filter that is not provided for in the package. The pool walls are reinforced with PVC, their stability is ensured by a separate ring.

Advantages

  • Interesting design with three-dimensional images;

  • Optimal size for a family;

  • Filter connection;

  • Solid bottom and reinforced walls;

  • Low price of about 3000 rubles.

disadvantages

  • Not defined.

BESTWAY OVAL FAST SET 56153

Rating: 4.8

BESTWAY OVAL FAST SET 56153

Closes the rating of inflatable full-size pools BESTWAY OVAL FAST SET 56153. It is distinguished by an oval shape, which is more convenient in cases where it is impossible to install a large round bathing tank. The dimensions of the pool along the elongated sides are 549×366 cm, and the depth is 122 cm – the largest value in the category. Stability of such a giant is provided by stainless steel frames that support the air ring along the upper perimeter of the wall.

The pool is scaled on all sides: large dimensions provide a significant weight when folded – all 80 kg, and such a product costs at least 20,000 rubles, for which it gets the fourth place in the rating of inflatable pools.

Advantages

  • Oval shape;

  • Large dimensions and depth;

  • The substrate must be included;

  • Awning, pump and filter included.

disadvantages

  • High price;

  • Large weight, inconvenient for transportation.

The best kids inflatable pools

Pools for children are produced in different sizes: from the smallest tanks for gatherings of kids to large tanks for a full and at the same time safe swimming or relaxation. In addition to ordinary pools, there are full-fledged play complexes on sale that require a lot of space for installation.

HAPPY HOP WATERFALL (9117N)

Rating: 5.0

HAPPY HOP WATERFALL (9117N)

This play complex with a ladder, a slide and a shallow bowl requires a lot of space: its length and width are 285×190 cm, and its height is 230 cm.The water pump feeds a jet through the cannon, which adds fun to an unusual home attraction that can accommodate guests with a total weight of up to 136 kg. and this is a whole company of children.

The complex has a hard bottom, so the use of bedding on a flat area is optional. But with such dimensions, the folded product weighs relatively little – 24.5 kg, it is convenient to transport and store it.

HAPPY HOP waterfall pool (9117N) is designed for children from 6 years old. Its main drawback is its high price; you will have to pay 40,000 rubles for the product.

Advantages

  • A large and interesting complex for children;

  • Sophisticated security system;

  • Trampoline pump included;

  • Rigid bottom for easy installation.

disadvantages

  • It takes a lot of space;

  • High price.

Intex Aquarium 58480

Rating: 4.9

Intex Aquarium 58480

In second place is the more affordable and smaller common pool Intex Aquarium 58480 with images of marine inhabitants on the inner and outer walls. The size in diameter is 1.5 meters, you can put it even on a small adjoining area. The total depth is safe for children from 1 year old – only 56 cm, it is possible to pour 400 liters of water, this is 80% of the total volume, the three-section walls do not need additional support.

When folded, the product weighs only 3.37 kg, it is convenient to take with you, and does not take up much space during storage. You can buy a pool for a little over 1000 rubles.

Advantages

  • Affordable price;

  • Bright and interesting coloring with a plot;

  • Safe depth for children;

  • Solid walls from three inflatable sections;

  • Small diameter, does not require much space.

disadvantages

  • There is no awning or bedding included.

Intex Rainbow Ring Play Center 57453

Rating: 4.8

Intex Rainbow Ring Play Center 57453

A small game complex Intex Rainbow Ring Play Center 57453 with overall dimensions of 297×193 cm and two sections with a volume of 201 and 227 liters, between which there is a slide. On the sides, fences are made on which you can roll toys, and you can throw inflatable rings on the arch, training in dexterity. The depth of the section is minimal, so the child can be safely left to play for fun.

The pool-complex receives the third place for its large overall dimensions, it will require a lot of space, and constant pumping of the walls is also necessary. By the way, when folded, the product weighs only 7.395 kg, and you can buy it about 3700 rubles.

Advantages

  • A fun complex for children where you can play and swim;

  • Relatively low price;

  • There is a sprinkler;

  • Convenient transport dimensions and weight;

  • Hard bottom.

disadvantages

  • Requires a lot of space;

  • Minimum complete set without pumps and filters.

The best frame pools

Frame pools are more solid bathing solutions. For them, in most cases, a prepared site is required, and installation is carried out mainly for the entire season. The structure is a frame made of a system of metal panels and strapping rings, the interior is lined with a waterproof rubberized fabric, usually multilayer PVC.

The frame pool can be buried in the ground if desired, or it can be installed on a free area; in order to preserve the heat of the water, it is recommended to insulate the base with a heater.

Intex Prism Frame 28736

Rating: 5.0

Intex Prism Frame 28736

A pool from Intex with a reinforced frame is large: its diameter is 4.57 meters and a depth of 122 cm.To fill one, you will need 16805 liters of water, which will help to collect a complete filter pump with a capacity of 3785 l / h, it will also help to maintain cleanliness in the pool. The walls of the tank are made of three-layer reinforced PVC, and the frame posts are made of metal. Additional structural rigidity is given by additional polypropylene tapes.

For the convenience of collecting and draining water, a drain valve is provided in the design, to which a garden hose can be connected to water the garden. It is noteworthy that the installation of the pool does not require a special filling of sand or pouring a concrete platform; the complete set provides a bedding with an increased diameter, on which you can take off and leave your shoes without getting your feet dirty.

To maintain cleanliness, the manufacturer has equipped the pool with an awning and a ladder. You can buy a frame pool complex Intex Prism Frame 28736 for an average of 28,500 rubles.

Advantages

  • Large size and optimal depth;

  • No special site required;

  • Reinforced construction;

  • Filter pump included;

  • There is an awning, a ladder included.

disadvantages

  • Not identified.

Bestway Power Steel 56456

Rating: 4.9

Bestway Power Steel 56456

The second place in the rating is occupied by the rectangular frame pool Bestway Power Steel 56456. It is more compact compared to the leader, the perimeter is 4.12×2.01 meters, and the depth is the same – 122 cm. You can fill the tank with half as much water – 8700 liters. This pool is optimal for a small area.

The frame is made of stainless steel, the bowl is made of reinforced three-layer PVC with a total thickness of 0.9 mm. A complete installation can be carried out without special skills according to the instructions in less than an hour and start filling with water, which will help a complete filter pump with cleaning cartridges. It will also ensure the maintenance of the purity of the water.

The pool does not need preliminary preparation of the site, it is enough to lay a bedding, but it is not included, and this is a minus. But the manufacturer has provided a ladder for easy diving.

The pool can be used only in the warm season, for the winter it must be disassembled and put away for storage. The cost of the frame tank Bestway Power Steel 56456 is 25,000 rubles on average.

Advantages

  • Rectangular shape that does not require a lot of installation space;

  • No special platform needed;

  • Filter pump included;

  • Optimal depth;

  • Reliable materials.

disadvantages

  • Minimum equipment;

  • Cleaning required for the winter.

Polygroup P20-1248

Rating: 4.8

Polygroup P20-1248

In the third place in the rating in the category of frame pools is a product from Polygroup, model P20-1248. The tank on a steel frame with a polymeric multilayer fabric has a diameter of 3.6 meters and holds 10685 liters of water, collected by a complete filter pump with a capacity of 3000 liters per hour. The installation process takes about 30-40 minutes, and the tank can be filled in just 3.5 hours. So that such a volume does not have to be changed often, an awning is provided for the package, and the previously mentioned filter is responsible for the purity of the water.

The manufacturer took care of the comfort of users and included a ladder, as well as a skimmer to control the purity of the water and a set of tools for cleaning the tank.

You can buy a pool for 22,400 rubles.

Advantages

  • Optimum size and robust design;

  • High-performance filter pump;

  • Awning and bedding included, plus a Deluxe cleaning kit;

  • Optimal price.

disadvantages

  • Not defined.

Bestway Hydrium Splasher 56377

Rating: 4.7

Bestway Hydrium Splasher 56377

The fourth place went to a round pool with a reduced depth of 90 cm and a diameter of 3.6 meters. This is the optimal solution for a family or a company of several people, as well as for a small plot.

The frame is made of a reinforced steel rail system, the inner lining is thick PVC. The assembly is quick, the kit includes a pump for pumping and subsequent filtration of water, its capacity is 2006 liters per hour. Accordingly, the required volume of water 8648 liters (maximum) will be typed in about 4 hours with a little. The set includes a ladder.

You can buy a Bestway Hydrium Splasher 56377 pool for about 21,000 rubles, the price corresponds to the quality and volume of the product.

Advantages

  • Small size does not require much free space for installation;

  • Optimal cost;

  • Fast assembly and filling with a powerful pump.

disadvantages

  • No awning.

Best Hard Pools

Rigid pools are a kind of frame bathing tanks, but instead of soft PVC walls, they have rigid sheets of polymer or metal. The film is present, but as an element of additional protection of the structure from leaks, corrosion and a decorating component.

Rigid pools can be used both on a temporary and permanent basis: they are installed on the site, some are buried in the ground. They are much more reliable and stronger than inflatable or frame products, they are usually better equipped, but the cost of such is corresponding to the quality.

Intex Sequoia Spirit 28382

Rating: 4.9

Intex Sequoia Spirit 28382

The sequoia from the name of the pool indicates its power: thanks to the panels with a pattern imitating wood, the exterior really resembles a part of the trunk of a huge tree 122 cm high and 487 cm in diameter.The capacity of the reservoir is large – 16 805 liters, which are pumped by a powerful pump with a capacity of 4542 liters per hour in a few hours. The product is equipped with a protective tarpaulin and bedding, sand filter.

The complete assembly will take about 2 hours, but the water change can be combined with watering the garden about once a month or even less.

When purchasing and transporting, it is necessary to take into account the dimensions and weight of the folded pool – 1,142 m3 and 220 kg. You can buy Intex Sequoia Spirit 28382 on average from 94,000 rubles.

Advantages

  • A very large pool for a large family and company;

  • Complete set with everything you need (awning, bedding, stairs);

  • Powerful pump and sand filter;

  • Exterior wood finish.

disadvantages

  • High price;

  • Large weight and dimensions when folded.

AZURO 400DL

Rating: 4.9

AZURO 400DL

This pool received the second place in the rating in the category for a smaller volume compared to the leader – 11,000 liters with a diameter of 360 cm. It is inferior in all positions: lower cost – about 31,000 rubles, depth only 110 cm, assembly weight 73 cm. Undoubtedly , price and weight are the advantages of the pool. Another advantage is its resistance to negative temperatures, AZURO 400DL can be installed at ground level on a permanent basis or left in an open area without disassembly for the winter. There is no awning in the kit, but there is a skimmer that collects garbage.

Pool AZURO 400DL is the optimal solution for permanent installation. If you wish, you can carry out heating and use the bathing tank even all year round.

Advantages

  • Optimal size and depth;

  • Sand filter for water purification;

  • Acceptable cost;

  • Paneling with wood imitation;

  • Possibility of using all year round or digging into the ground;

  • Skimmer included.

disadvantages

  • No awning;

  • No pump included.


Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute an advertisement and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

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