Venetian Pool

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8 expert recommendations



Sculpted from a rock quarry in 1923 and fed by artesian wells, this 820,000-gallon municipal pool had a major face-lift in 2010. Full review →


Frommer's 34

Miami's most beautiful and unusual swimming pool, dating from 1924, is hidden behind pastel stucco walls and is honored with a listing in the National Register of Historic Places. Full review →


Lonely Planet

Just imagine: it’s 1923, tons of rock have been quarried for one of the most beautiful neighborhoods in Miami, but now an ugly gash sits in the middle of the village. Full review →


Michelin Guide 54

A limestone quarry that supplied building materials for the area's early homes forms the base of this whimsical municipal pool. Full review →


Not For Tourists

This natural pool boasts waterfalls, caves and shrinkage-inducing waters. Full review →


The Telegraph

An 820,000-gallon natural spring pool fed by an underground aquifer, the Venetian Pool was created in a historic coral rock quarry in 1923 Full review →


Travel + Leisure

Not your average community swimming pool, this 1923 Coral Gables landmark is a spring-water oasis in the heart of the City Beautiful neighborhood. Full review →



A Venetian-style lagoon carved out of coral rock, this recently renovated historic landmark and swimming pool features caves, stone bridges and waterfalls Full review →

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