Introduction to the Best Pool Floats
There are many ways to chill out in the summer and pools are a quintessential element of most plans. Besides the fun and exercise of swimming, you will want to relax and unwind on or by the pool. It is rather exhausting to keep swimming or even floating in a pool for a long span of time. This is where pool floats come in. We are not talking about the typical safety floats that are meant for kids and adults who do not know how to swim. Pool floats, such as the flamingo pool float or the unicorn pool float come in a myriad of sizes and shapes, colors and capacities. These are more like your exclusive temporary abode on the waters. Some of the best pool floats can be used on lakes, rivers, and the sea too. The safest place is, however, the pool.
You’re shortlisted of priorities regarding pool floats will be influenced by your needs. There are pool floats for one person, there are designs for a couple and smaller ones for kids, there are substantially larger ones that can accommodate five or six people and you can go for some grandeur ones that do not just let you stay afloat comfortably but have a larger presence with several aesthetic features. You may want a subtle design that serves the purpose or you may want a float that will make heads turn and you can shoot to fame with envious pictures posted on social media. Here are the three best pool floats you may consider.
1. Kelsyus Chaise Lounger
This is not just a pool float but also a lounger. You can comfortably float in a relaxed posture with a beverage by your side. You do not need to keep the beverage grasped in your hand. The armrest shall take care of it. The Kelsyus Chaise Lounger is undoubtedly pampering, not just for the senses but also for the eyes. It is reasonably long so people do not have to crunch themselves into a compact space. The seat has a mesh so you can practically be partially under water. The frame is sturdy and the edges are quite supportive. You do not have to worry about getting flipped over accidentally. The outer edge has a spring inside that keeps the whole lounger stable and durable.
The design of the Chaise Lounger allows an integrated backrest, headrest, and footrest. Hence, you do not have to balance yourself flexing your core muscles. There is a beverage holder on the armrest. The model has side clips so you can tether it to a boat, dock or some other lounger. The pool float can be easily folded into a disc. There is a shoulder strap so you can conveniently carry the light accessory. The capacity or weight threshold of the lounger is two hundred and fifty pounds. The pack comes with a carry bag. You can use a small pump to inflate the lounger or you can blow into it if you have the lung capacity and patience. It is better to use a pump. Try to avoid using the float with less or lack of care as the material can get damaged if it is subjected to abrasion against hard surfaces, especially pointy materials.
Kelsyus Chaise Lounger is available on sale right now for around thirty dollars. There are variants so the price may go up or down depending on your choice. Kelsyus has a Floating Chair as well. You may want to buy both the Floating Chair and Floating Lounger. One issue with the Kelsyus Chaise Lounger is the fact that you may have to buy more than one. Whoever you are with while unwinding at a pool, you may have to get a lounger for them too. They will definitely not want anything other than the Kelsyus you are using.
2. SwimWays Sun Seat Pool Chair
This is precisely what the name says it is. Unlike the lounger, this is a smaller but equally reliable pool float. You get the beverage holder. You can relax your upper body and have your feet dangle inside the water. Most adults will find themselves just partly submerged. While the legs, slightly down from the knees will be in the water, a part of your hips and lower back will also be submerged to an extent. This makes the chair really. You get the fine combo of the cool water and the warmth of the sun. Many people do not like to be completely stretched in a posture that almost gets one to be laid back. This chair allows you to be somewhat upright. The lounger will basically let you to relax more and it may be a little difficult to get up instantly or to look around and maneuver the float. The chair is easier to maneuver as your back and neck are a little more upright.
Choose SwimWays Sun Seat Pool Chair is you do not wish to be completely reclined. You can indulge in some reading or even play a game. The construction is reliable. The float will not flip over at the drop of a hat or even if you are under a moderate attack of manmade waves from your playmates. Handling this pool float is easy. You can inflate it conveniently and fold it up into a neat flat disc that can be easily stored and carried. This float has the same issue as the lounger. You may need more than one. If you have a family of four or more, it is better you go for a larger float than ones for individual users.
3. Intex Giant Gator Ride-On Pool Float
This is not exactly a comparison with the chair or lounger but a distinct pool float that can make kids quite happy. This ride on the float is shaped like an alligator, not a very large one but shall do for two kids. Kids do not like to stay reclined and laid back when they are in the pool. The whole experience is about having fun, splashing some water, diving into the water and creating a lot of noise. It is the adults who need to lay back and ponder. Kids do not want that and hence a chair or lounger will be boring for the little ones. Intex Giant Gator Ride-On Pool Float is definitely one of the best there is and it is fitting for pools, lakes, and beaches. The float is eighty inches long so sufficient for two and even three kids if they are light enough. Adults too can use the ride on the float but not as a couple or a group of two. The design accounts for two sets of handles so kids or adults can hold on stable as the manmade gator drifts around.
The float is made of quality vinyl that is also resistant to ultraviolet rays of the sun. The material does not fade easily. It will not get ripped easily either. The gator will also discourage ducks and other birds from invading your pool and poolside. The design is fun, it is more functional than a recliner, lounger or chair if you think from the perspective of kids and it also takes care of the need to buy additional chairs or loungers for the family. The only issue is the imperativeness of the pump. You cannot inflate this thing manually unless you have a pair of mighty lungs.
Larger Pool Floats
If you are looking for one of the best pool floats for couples then consider Intex Canopy Island Inflatable Lounge. If you are looking for an even larger float for a group of friends or a large family then Intex Key Largo Inflatable Island Raft for a maximum of six people may be ideal.