When it comes to cool things to take your summer to the next level, it’s not just about cute bathing suits sand sunglasses anymore. You’ve probably noticed that the new must-have thing is an over-the-top pool accessory. If it’s a giant animal-shaped pool float, you’re golden.
It’s hard not to notice the supersized pool floats given that they take up most of the room in smaller pools. But, does that stop people from enjoying them? Heck no. It means you’ll just have to go to the beach or the giant lido so you can get proper use out of your cool pool toys.
Have a look at 11 wild pool accessories that will definitely add a whole dimension to your next pool party/day at the beach.
Big Mouth Butterfly Pool Float Inflatable Pool FloatThis makes me wonder why butterflies aren't as popular as unicorn and swan pool floats. Just look at it, you guys. The *wings* help keep you secure and/or you can use them as a headrest. Buy now: Big Mouth Butterfly Pool Float Inflatable Pool Float, $24, ASOS
Working Girls Boob Pool FloatYes, what you are looking at is in fact a boob pool float. Do I really need to explain this one? Okay, I will. Note that the *nipple* isn't 100 perfect realistic and it's inverted, nay, flat for a more comfortable float. The pool accessory only comes in one size but it does come in two colors. I will stop now. Buy now: Working Girls Boob Pool Float, $49, Urban Outfitters
Sun Pleasure GIANT Party Bird Island UnicornIf you want to be the person with the most epic unicorn pool float of them all, I suggest that you and you friends pool your cash together for this one. There's a reason *giant* is capitalized in the title. The float holds up to six people. Oh, and it has built-in cup holders and a cooler. It's up to you to find the perfect location to show it off. When you're ready to chillax note that there's a fast speed blow-up pump to inflate this massive sucker. Buy now: Sun Pleasure GIANT Party Bird Island Unicorn, $249.95, Amazon
Pool Candy Glitter Inflatable 13.75 Jumbo Beach BallIf you'd like to actually do something apart from float around in the water and look fabulous, I would like to present this jumbo glitter inflatable beach ball. Even if you're not into the idea of volleyball, throw the ball in the water and let it float around. The glitter inside the ball will pick up the sunlight creating a disco ball effect. Buy now: Pool Candy Glitter Inflatable 13.75 Jumbo Beach Ball, $16.99, Amazon
Poolmaster Pirate Ship with Action Squirter Pool FloatWhy should your little cousins have all the fun playing pirates in the water? That's not right. Get involved with this epic pirate ship. It will come in handy during impromptu water fights because there's a removable squirt gun that has a self-feeding water line so you never have to refill it. Keep the sneaky detail to yourself and unveil it after someone dares to splash water on you. Buy now: Poolmaster Pirate Ship with Action Squirter Pool Float, $35.99, Target
Urban Outfitters Giant Light-Up LED Swan Pool FloatWe think a lot about what pool floats will look the best under the sunny skies, but what about if you're going swimming at night? Enter this giant light-up swan pool float. It kicks the classic style up a notch thanks to LED lights. What makes it even better is that you can select between four different light modes. You'll have a swan disco ball going and everyone will be jealous. FYI The lights are run on batteries. Buy now: Urban Outfitters Giant Light-Up LED Swan Pool Float, $120, Urban Outfitters
Big Mouth Waving Wacky Tube ManYou've seen those waving wacky tube men everywhere from car dealers to fun fairs to concerts. Now, get one of your own. This one is actually six feet tall and is meant for hanging around the water. Trade your boring old pool noodle in for it. You can sit on it. Buy now: Big Mouth Waving Wacky Tube Man, $23.99, Target
Intex Inflat-A-Bull Inflatable Pool ToyIf you think that you've seen every single pool float, hold up because there's the bull riding pool toy. If you've ridden a mechanical bull on land, just you wait until you're bouncing around on an inflatable one in water. There are handles around the outside tube for your friends to cheer you on. Buy now: Intex Inflat-A-Bull Inflatable Pool Toy, $69.42
Ban.Do Beach Please Heart Pool FloatGah. Isn't this just the cutest? It's also super affordable, to boot. I heart it and I know you will, too. How could you not? Just look at that little face. Awwwww. Buy now: Ban.Do Beach Please Heart Pool Float, $12, ASOS
Urban Outfitters Rainbow Pool FloatOkay, so you might not be able to sit on this one, but it's still pool goals. Who wouldn't want a giant rainbow floating around in the water? Exactly. What's more, it features six cup holders to stash your water bottles and iced tea. Oh, and the rainbow arch also functions as a volleyball net. Buy now: Urban Outfitters Rainbow Pool Float, $79, Uran Outfitters
Big Mouth Jellyfish Pool FloatThis cute pool float earns points for adding some realism via the dangling jelly fish *legs.* They will appear translucent in the water for a proper effect. I can already hear fellow beach goers saying *What is that under the water?* It's up to you if you want to tell them your secrets or not. Buy now: Big Mouth Jellyfish Pool Float, $24.99, Nordstrom
What pool float is your favorite? Let us know in the comments!
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