14 of the Coolest Pool Floats for Summer 2021

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With the Memorial Day holiday this weekend, nothing kicks off summer like heading to the swimming pool or the beach, and bringing a few floaty options for yourself, friends or family will only make spending time in the water more enjoyable.

To help you shop for the perfect pool float for your summer activity, ET Style has found nine of the coolest floaties. Our selection includes pool inflatables for kids (like an adorable unicorn float), kitschy, oversized inflatable lounge designs, and a beer pong table float for your next pool party.

If you're looking for more shopping ideas for summer, check out our top picks of one-piece swimsuits, celeb-loved bikinis, essentials for an at-home outdoor brunch, and the best sunscreen.

Below, check out the coolest pool floats to use for summer 2021. 

This is the summer you should go all out -- and this floating cabana should be at the top of your list for must-have pool accessories. This giant inflatable lounger fits four people comfortably and allows swimmers to take a break for a chat or drink in the middle of the pool.
$399 AT FUNBOY

This is the most comfortable-looking mermaid float we've found. Whether you just want an adorable pool float for the kids, or you're in the market for summer fun for adults, this is the raft you want. 
$34 AT AMAZON

How cool is this sprinkle donut pool float? We love the bright colors.
$15 AT KOHL'S

A surfboard-shaped inflatable raft is perfect for the beach or a giant pool.
$60 AT NORDSTROM

A lounge chair for the pool to watch the little ones? Yes, please!
$22 AT AMAZON

Does your squad love to play beer pong? This inflatable pool float is specifically made for the drinking game with multiple drink holder slots.
$29 AT URBAN OUTFITTERS

This golf cart floaty is part of Funboy's collaboration with Malibu Barbie. The groovy, two-person float comes with a fashionable fringe-lined removable mesh shade and dual cup holder.
$129 AT FUNBOY

Your little ones will be obsessed with this unicorn pool float with deep, soft seating and a dome-shaped canopy to protect them from the sun.
$50 AT NORDSTROM

There's nothing more extra than a flamingo float. This adorable pool float is pink and glittery. I mean, it's shaped like a huge flamingo -- what more can you want for summer?
$79 AT FUNBOY

Who doesn't want an inflatable lounger in the shape of a swan? This swan float also comes with a matching drink float.
$35 AT AMAZON

Every once in a while, you need a break from the sun, but with this inflatable pool float, that doesn't mean you have to get out of the pool to get in the shade. As a bonus, the sun canopy on this lounger has a 50 UPF and it comes with a cup holder for your drink. 
$70 AT AMAZON

If you're looking for pool floats to relax and unwind in, a lounge chair inflatable float is the best choice.
$10 AT WALMART (REGULARLY $14)

If there's anything we learned from Love Island it's that summer is much more fun with a giant unicorn pool float. 
$37 AT AMAZON

Another fun swimming pool toy floaty for kids is this UFO spaceship with water squirter.
$27 AT AMAZON (REGULARLY $55)

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