2701 de Soto Boulevard, Coral Gables, FL 33134

George MerrickHave a fun splashing this summer at one of the top tourist destination in South Florida. A 7 mile travel down to Coral Gables from Miami is all worth it as you reach the Venetian Pool at 2701 de Soto Boulevard. This paradise is the largest freshwater swimming pools in the U.S. and the only pool to be a part of the National Register of Historic Places. The area of the Venetian Pool was once a coral rock quarry, after removing the limestone. It was in 1924 that the waterpool was opened as “Venetian Casino,” with all the efforts of George Merrick, artist Denman Fink, and architect Phineas Paist. Since then it has gone renovations and developments but the City’s rich history is still evident from the point of entry thru the historic images.

Venetian Pool Coral Gables features the rich history of the city in honor of the patrons of the previous era. Expect a scenery of large pool with that highlights its beauty with the loggias, porticos, palm trees and signature bridge. The beautiful city can be viewed from the historic lookout tower. The cave-like grotto and waterfalls provide a fun experience to everyone.


venetian pool historic place

Admission to Venetian Pool:

 Requirements for children:

•All children must be 3 years old and at least 38 inches tall.
•If child is not 38 inches tall please provide proof of age (36 months).

Hours of Operation (April 2013 – September 2013)

April 1, 2013 – May 26, 2013
•Tuesday – Friday: 11:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
•Saturday – Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

May 27, 2013 – August 18, 2013
•Monday – Friday: 11:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
•Saturday – Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

August 19, 2013 – September 8, 2013
•Monday – Friday: 11:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
•Saturday – Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Hours of operation are subject to change.

The pool is closed on the following holidays:
•New Year’s Day
•Martin Luther King Day
•President’s Day
•Thanksgiving Day
•Day after Thanksgiving
•Christmas Eve
•Christmas Day

For further inquiries, contact them at 305-460-5356 or visit their website for an updated information of the site.

Ralph Magin, GRI, CRB – Keller Williams Elite Properties
Broker Associate – 35 Years Experience
305.935.2696 Fax 305.328.9267 –

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