The 21 best Airbnbs with pools in the US, from a sea cottage in Connecticut to a desert oasis in California

  Summary List Placement With spring here and warm weather days just around the corner, a vacation where you can lounge poolside might be top of mind.  Though the vaccine rollout is well underway, COVID-19 still continues to spread across the US, which may make some wary of diving into a crowded...


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Summary List Placement

With spring here and warm weather days just around the corner, a vacation where you can lounge poolside might be top of mind. 

Though the vaccine rollout is well underway, COVID-19 still continues to spread across the US, which may make some wary of diving into a crowded local pool or lounging at a busy hotel pool. Those who don’t have access to their own pools at home may want to consider booking an Airbnb with a private pool instead. Of course, if you’re looking for a simple above-ground pool solution for your own backyard, we can help you out with that too. Or, if you prefer an Airbnb with a private hot tub, start here.

If you’re ready to cannonball straight into the deep end, we rounded up the best Airbnbs with private pools across the US.

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Read on for 21 of the best Airbnbs with pools, sorted by region and then by price from low to high.

Colonial townhouse with a pool in Scituate, Rhode Island, $230

Book this Rhode Island house with a pool starting from $230 per night

It doesn’t get more classic New England than a stay at a colonial townhouse. It preserves some of its history via wide plank floors, original locks on the front door, and throwback decor like wrought-iron bedframes. But don’t worry, there’s plenty of modern amenities here, from the updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances to the washer/dryer.

Out back, the fenced yard features a huge pool, plus a a stone patio with a table under an umbrella and four red chairs. There’s also a grill and a fire pit for enjoying those summer evenings.

This home still has plenty of availability from May to September.

Mountain home in Conway, New Hampshire, $250

Book this New Hampshire house with a pool starting at $250 per night

Set in the scenic Mount Washington Valley, this huge five-bedroom home is an ideal getaway for families and groups who love the outdoors. 

The village of North Conway is within easy walking distance, and plenty of hiking trails, climbing routes, and paddling spots are right nearby. For those who enjoy more city pursuits, North Conway is also known for excellent restaurants and outlet malls bargain hunters can take advantage of.

While the interiors of the home are perfectly nice, it’s the large backyard that makes this listing shine. The fully fenced in and private space boasts a swimming pool, a grill, a fire pit, and an al fresco dining space complete with a charming red picnic table.

This home still has a few dates open in May and June with more dates available starting in early September.

Sea cottage with a pool and hot tub in Guilford, Connecticut, $264

Book this Connecticut cottage with a pool starting at $264 per night

This Connecticut cottage feels like a boutique villa despite its smaller size thanks to its pool that comes with hotel-like amenities from plush towels and loungers to an oversized striped umbrella. In addition to the pool, this home also boasts a private hot tub.

While this a guest cottage off of the main home where the hosts live, it’s entirely separate with so you’ll still have plenty of privacy. Featuring a soothing blue and white color scheme that gives it a properly coastal feel, it includes a full kitchen, a bedroom up a small flight of stairs, and a modern bathroom with gold fixtures. 

The home also enjoys sea and marsh views from every room, an especially good perk for bird watchers and wildlife enthusiasts.

Spring and early summer are still available to book, as is the fall, including Labor Day weekend.

Modern zen house in Stamford, Connecticut, $288

Book this Connecticut house with a pool starting at $288 per night

Just a 50-minute drive from New York City, this house in Stamford is a tranquil getaway from the bustle of the city. Although it’s on the same property as the hosts’ main house, the 3.5-acre private estate offers plenty of space for seclusion. The beautiful lap pool is a nice place to spend the afternoon, but those with more of an appetite for adventure will enjoy that hiking, skiing, beaches, horseback riding, and tennis are all easily accessible within a 10-minute drive.

There are some dates still open in May and early June but summer is booking fast.

Luxury pool retreat in East Hampton, New York, $382

Book this Hamptons home with a pool starting from $382 per night

For a luxurious summer retreat, there’s nowhere quite like the Hamptons. And this spacious and elegant home delivers on the upscale amenities you’d expect. It features a spacious chef’s kitchen complete with a charcoal water filtration system, a living area with midcentury modern furniture, and a fireplace set under a soaring pitched ceiling with exposed beams.

Each of the bedrooms are decked out with statement wallpaper, goose-down bedding, and 500 thread count sateen linens. The spa-like bathrooms have walk-in showers, products by Oribé, and robes by Matouk. Of course, the huge heated pool just off the covered deck is the standout amenity here. 

There’s still good availability to book over the next few months, but be aware prices tend to soar during the summer season, especially on weekends.

Modern country house in Rhinebeck, New York, $639

Book this Hudson Valley home with a pool starting at $639 per night

This impeccably designed spot is a secluded oasis. While it’s just 15 minutes from Rhinebeck and Red Hook, it feels a world away thanks to the surrounding wooded area.

Enjoy some fresh lounging in the hammock, hanging out under the covered gazebo, on the furnished patio, or, of course, taking a soak in the large private pool (though be aware it’s not heated is seasonal).

Indoors offers plenty of its own charms. The home has three full bedrooms and bathrooms and can sleep up to six guests, making the higher price point more reasonable. The living room is a cozy spot with a stone wall and a potbelly stove. The modern kitchen features marble countertops, a six-burner gas stove, a glass dining table, and comes fully equipped with All-Clad pots and pans.  

This property has availability in May and September but is largely booked for summer.

Farm cottage in Silver Creek, Georgia, $50

Book this Georgia house with a pool starting at $50 per night

Coming in at just $50 and located on an idyllic farm, this charming cottage with a private pool is a remote getaway away from the city bustle and a serious deal. In addition to hanging at the pool, you can also visit with the numerous farm animal on the property, including cows, goats, turkeys, chickens, and two adorable potbelly pigs.

Ideal for couples and solo travelers, the well-decorated interiors feature a Queen-size bed, sliding barn doors, a soothing white kitchen, and a living area decked out with plaid accents.

This home still has dates available in late May and early June and is wide open in July and August.

Romantic retreat in Helotes, Texas, $184

Book this Texas house with a pool starting at $184 per night

Enjoy Texas’s Hill Country in style. You’ll likely feel like you’ve checked into a hotel thanks to amenities like a hot tub, glass fire pit, and Eucalyptus infused steam room. And that’s before we even mention the huge pool with a natural waterfall and full pool kitchen.

Inside, the house has a master suite with a King-sized bed, a den with a built-in entertainment center, a large well-stocked kitchen, and more.

There is a second rental unit on the property that shares the pool and steam room, but this unit has its own private hot tub on the porch. Additionally, groups or families that want exclusive use of the entire property can reserve both units with the host ahead of time. 

There are still plenty of days open in May, July, and August with June booking up fast.

Luxury retreat in Austin, Texas, $184

Book this Austin house with a pool starting at $184 per night

If kicking back on a shaded day bed surrounded by tropical plants and Brazilian decking before dipping into a heated pool sounds like paradise, consider this Austin Airbnb. The elegant and bright interiors include bespoke antiques, custom furnishings, and one-of-a-kind art pieces.

While the pool area is shared with one other rental on the property, you can check ahead of time with the host to see if the second property will also be rented or if you will have the area to yourself.

There home has availability starting in June.

Vintage ’71 Airstream in Bradenton, Florida, $193

Book this Florida airstream with a pool starting at $193 per night

Unique stay, chic interiors, large pool area, hot tub, close to the beach, affordable — this Airbnb checks all the boxes and then some.

This stylish airstream is parked beneath an oak tree canopy with an outdoor hangout area, including a keystone coral fire pit right near the pool. Inside is expertly decorated with bright pops of yellow and plenty of plants. The California King bed means there’s room to stretch out for sleeping despite the small space. 

The airstream is just a short walk from Palma Sola beaches and less than five miles from world-famous Anna Maria Island beaches.

This airstream still has plenty of open dates over the next several months.

Tano road retreat in Santa Fe, New Mexico, $230

Book this Santa Fe house with a pool retreat starting at $230 per night

Just a five-minute drive from the iconic Santa Fe Opera House, and a 10-minute drive from downtown Santa Fe, this guesthouse is a quiet mountain sanctuary. Stunning views can be enjoyed from the attached deck, and in addition to a large outdoor pool, the property features a sauna house, a year-round hot tub, and an outdoor dining space.

Sleeping up to four guests, there is one standard bedroom and one loft bedroom. Enjoy wandering around the five-acre lot, including a biodynamic garden and greenhouse.

This home still has a few open dates in June, July, and August.

Holloway cabin with private hot springs in Buena Vista, Colorado, $393

Book this Colorado house with a pool starting at $393 per night

A truly unique listing, this restored 1800’s mining cabin is tucked in the mountains of Colorado, bordering a rushing creek.

No ordinary pool stay, this property offers a handcrafted hot spring hot tub with an ever-flowing infinity edge. It even includes mood-setting LED lighting and outdoor Bluetooth speakers. Inside is rustic chic, and includes a loft space, allowing up to four guests to stay here.

This super popular listing books well in advance. It may even be worth planning a trip for 2022 now.

Casa with private pool and hot tub in Scottsdale, Arizona, $411

Book this Scottsdale house with a pool and hot tub starting from $411

Conveniently located in Old Town Scottsdale, this spacious and chic home is great for everything from family getaways to small bachelorette weekends. Elegant black and white interiors are accented with navy blue furniture pieces and colorful desert accents.

A chalkboard wall adds a fun and festive touch, as do the big stenciled letterings announcing “Scottsdale Casa” on the cement wall surrounding the pool out back. For an indoor/outdoor feel, open up the big french doors off the dining area that lead directly to the patio. While you’ll probably spend most of your time in the pool during hot desert days, there’s also a private hot tub for warming up.

If you really want to take your relaxation to the next level, for an additional fee the host can arrange in-home massages and yoga classes.

This home still has a few open dates in April and May with more availability in June, July, and August.

Private pool home in Los Angeles, California, $127

Book this LA pool house starting at $127 per night

This chic home in Sherman Oaks comes with a private yard, heated pool, and fire pit, making it an ideal spot to spend cozy evenings. There is also a detached studio entirely for private guest use complete with a treadmill, desk, and TV.

While you may want to spend all your time hanging poolside, it’s within close proximity to all Los Angeles attractions if exploring the city is also on your agenda.

This popular Plus listing books up well in advance and has limited availability over the next several months. It may even be worth booking a trip for 2022 now.

Lake studio with indoor pool in McAllister, Montana, $196

Book this lake house with pool starting from $196 per night

This cozy studio found on the shores of Ennis Lake offers two ways to enjoy the water. You can kayak and enjoy scenic mountain views just steps from the front door, or you can open two sliding barn doors from the bedroom and hop in the attached indoor pool.

The studio interiors have a cabin feel just right for the location thanks to wood floors and walls, a leather armchair, and a turquoise comforter on the Queen bed. A small pullout sofa makes for a living area close to the bed and while there’s no full kitchen, there is a kitchenette with a microwave, fridge, toaster oven, and coffee station. An outdoor fire pit surrounded by red Adirondack chairs makes for a nice place to catch a sunset.

This home still has good availability over the next several months.

Colorful desert oasis in Palm Springs, California, $217

Book this Palm Springs house with a pool starting at $217 per night

Find a respite from the desert heat at this colorful and whimsical Airbnb. Bold yellow terrace doors lead guests to a private patio with a huge pool and matching turquoise chairs and umbrellas.

The house itself is equally inviting from the highly curated library-esque living room and study areas to the design-forward orange and blue bedroom. 

Bikes are provided so you may meander through the neighborhood in the morning before hopping back on your pool float once the mid-day heat hits.

This popular Plus listing has a few scattered dates open in the next few months. It books up quickly so it’s worth planning a stay well in advance.

Midcentury getaway in Yucca Valley, California, $300

Book this California house with a pool starting at $300 per night

Within driving distance to Joshua Tree National Park, Historic Pioneertown, and Palm Springs, this gorgeous poolside retreat is situated high on the valley walls for optimal desert views.

Enjoy hanging at this updated, 1950s poolside bungalow that includes polished concrete floors, rustic block walls, and original steel paned windows. The pool, surrounded by a flagstone patio and teak lounge chairs, also has its own changing rooms with showers and its own bathroom.

This property is fully open starting in mid-May.

Country lodge with pool in Leavenworth, Washington, $503

Book this Washington cabin with pool starting from $503 per night

This cabin lodge is a luxurious option with all wood interiors, including a winding wooden spiral staircase that takes you from the open-concept living area and kitchen to the upstairs loft. Especially ideal for families, this cabin features massive bedrooms (some with in-room fireplaces), an entertainment corner with a foosball table,  a big kitchen, and a long dining table for family meals.

During the summer, the furnished porch, big pool, fire pit, and 12 private acres of land the home sits on add additional space to roam and enjoy the outdoors. But even in winter, this place is still a worthy destination thanks to a private hot tub and wood-burning stove.

This home still has a few open dates in May and June with more availability again in September.


Spacious pool house in Madison, Wisconsin, $151

Book this Wisconsin pool house starting from $151 per night

With plenty of room for big families or groups, this home boasts soothing blue walls, dark wood bedroom furniture, and plenty of modern conveniences for longer stays, from fast Wi-Fi to a laundry room. But the real star of the show is the outdoor space.

The big private yard is surrounded by tall trees for added privacy. The spacious deck includes two full sitting areas with tables and chairs, one under a gazebo and one with an umbrella. Off to the side is a grill and a hot tub and the deck leads right to a big above-ground pool in the yard.

The home is just 15-minutes from downtown Madison so you’re not far from numerous shops, restaurants, and attractions.

This home is booking up quickly for summer but there are still a few dates open for May, July, and August.

Cozy retreat in Unionville, Tennessee, $170

Book this Tennessee house with a pool starting at $170 per night

For some time away to hit refresh, this 400-square-foot tiny home in Tennessee is just the trick to embrace country life.

Surrounded by corn, wheat, and soybean fields, this cozy spot is ideal for couples and includes a loft with a librarian ladder, a wood-fired pizza oven, and an outdoor herb shower. There’s also easy river access, and guests can borrow a kayak or canoe. Of course, we can’t forget to mention the private stock tank pool located directly behind the house. 

This home still has some availability in June and July with more dates opening in August.

Private log cabin in Republic Township, Michigan, $250

Book this Michigan lake house starting at $250 per night

While this isn’t an Airbnb with a traditional pool, we included it on our list since guests have access to something that’s maybe even better: an entire private lake. 

This property is tucked in 80-acres of woods along a stunning 18-acre lake ideal for swimming, fishing, or just floating on. Potential wildlife sightings include eagles, blue cranes, turtles, deer, and more. The cabin itself can sleep up to eight guests in its four bedrooms. 

This property has availability throughout and May and again at the end of August, but summer is already largely booked.



Are Airbnbs safe?

If you’re wondering whether Airbnbs are safe right now, we spoke with experts who said staying at an Airbnb as opposed to a hotel may actually be one of the safer options, especially if booking the entire house so there are no interactions with hosts or other guests. Airbnb also recently implemented new procedures and cleaning policies, which include new protocols all hosts must now follow.  

While the CDC just recently said people who are vaccinated can travel safely within the US, travel for those who aren’t yet vaccinated still comes with risks. Additionally, experts still advise even those who are vaccinated to continue to follow guidelines such as wearing a mask, washing your hands, and maintaining social distancing. 

What should I look for in an Airbnb?

There’s not shortage of Airbnb options and sifting through the options can be a tedious task. To help narrow it down, consider criteria like the items we use to select homes. Be sure to look at the overall rating, as well as recent reviews to ensure the home is still up to standards. Consider sorting for Superhost or Airbnb Plus stays to ensure a stay with top-notch decor, amentieis, and service. 

What your budget is and how many people you’re traveling with also depend and play a big factor. You can set filters for price and number of guests or bedrooms to help. Additionally, you can also filter your search by homes with pools. However, keep in mind that this just means the home has access to a pool, not that the pool is private. Read carefully in the listing to ensure the pool is just for you if that’s a key factor for your stay.

What is Airbnb’s cancellation policy?

Cancellation policies on Airbnb differ from home to home and are set by each individual host. Find a full breakdown of Airbnb’s cancellation policies here.

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