Somewhere around the world, summer is on its way and buying a pool is a decision you won’t want to make lightly. It will be an investment that will give you and your family loads of pleasure for many years to come. You want to make sure you get the best you can for your money instead of something you will have to pour even more money and time into. Above ground pools are a great option for anyone looking for a way to get all the benefits of a swimming pool without the huge costs of an in-ground pool installation.
Above ground pools are the perfect option when you don’t want to spend a lot of cash on creating space for an in ground, and the benefits are too good to ignore. With a little bit of background on what makes an above ground pool the perfect alternative, we’ve done the work for you.
In no particular rank of standing as each pool has its own unique qualities, we’ve listed ten of the best above ground pools for 2018.
Table of Contents
- 1. Coleman SaluSpa Inflatable Hot Tub
- 2. Intex 18ft X 9ft X 52in Rectangular Ultra Frame Pool Set
- 3. Intex 12ft X 30in Metal Frame Pool Set
- 4. Intex 15ft X 48in Easy Set Pool Set
- 5. Blue Wave Easy Pool Step for Above-Ground Pools
- 6. Blue Wave Bronze 8-Year 24-ft Round above Ground Pool Winter Cover
- 7. Intex 24ft X 52in Metal Frame Pool Set
- 8. Intex 15ft X 42in Easy Set Pool Set
- 9. Robelle 391224-4 Supreme Plus Winter Cover for 12 by 24 Foot Oval Above-Ground Pools
- 10. Intex 24ft X 12ft X 52in Rectangular Ultra Frame Pool Set with Sand Filter Pump
1. Coleman SaluSpa Inflatable Hot Tub
To set up this Hot Tub it’s a fairly easy straightforward task. Inflatable, you’ll need to place the insulation blanket, supplied, face down on its bubbles. It’s heavy duty and must be put onto the site before the tub is placed on it for filling. When you want to relax in a tub surrounded by thousands of spa bubbles from the jets, you can do so in this inflatable tub within 24 hours. It comes with a pool cover to keep the water warm and when you remove it to get into your tub you’ll be met with a cushioned floor. Tub also comes with a convenient drain valve.
2. Intex 18ft X 9ft X 52in Rectangular Ultra Frame Pool Set
The perfect alternative is this Ultra Frame Pool that is strong with steel frames that support the huge tub. It comes with a sand filter pump that ensures the water is ready to receive in an hour plus a latter a ground sheet and pool cover. It holds 4.545 gallons of water inside tough laminated PVC walls that are beautifully presented inside with a deep turquoise blue finish. The drain plug connects to a garden hose for the water to be sent straight to the gutter instead of over the lawn. Easy to set up and assemble with full instructions included, you’ll be enjoying a swim in no time.
3. Intex 12ft X 30in Metal Frame Pool Set
A contemporary pool made with engineered toughness. It is another with laminated PVC walls that will hold 1,718 gallons of water. That, with the cartridge filter pump which is fitted with a circuit breaker that will shut down the pump it the current is exposed to water, it’s a safety measure that is necessary. Once again, this model accepts a garden hose for easy drainage. Included is a dual suction outlet with fittings to improve water circulation ensuring water hygiene and clarity. It’s a matter of leveling the ground before erection and once it’s up it can remain as such. Complete with ladder, and vacuum you’ll be enjoying a swim for many years to come.
4. Intex 15ft X 48in Easy Set Pool Set
Once you’ve leveled your pool site which is vital, you’re ready for easy erection with this pool that comes in five sizes. With an inflatable ring, it’s circumference holds 3,736 gallons of water, pumped by a 120 volt cartridge filter pump. The pump also has a circuit breaker in the event any electrical component comes in contact with water. Ready for water in about 15 minutes, you’ve also got the convenience of having a drainage connection that will take a garden hose for easy drainage. Included in this package is the pump, filter, ladder, ground sheet and a pool cover to keep the water solar heated by the sun warm and debris out of it.
5. Blue Wave Easy Pool Step for Above-Ground Pools
These steps are terrific. Particularly if you have little people who need to get in and out of the water. Put in plenty of sand so they remain submerged under the water. However, if you’re anywhere where the snow is a hindrance and the stairs need to be removed, sand will make them extremely heavy to shift. This pool design: No Thanks is easy to put together and has overall Dimensions = 81″ Height, 32″ Depth, 32.5″ Width and the steps measure 10″ x 27″. It is worth investing in the Easy Pool Step and hand rails. The steps are made with sturdy top flanges that remain securely anchored to any deck.
6. Blue Wave Bronze 8-Year 24-ft Round above Ground Pool Winter Cover
You want to protect your pool against the damaging rays of the sun, the snow, wind and the ice until you’re ready to use your pool in the summer months. It measures 28 feet in diameter with a four foot overlap that will prevent tears and rips. Made from thick tarpaulin material, it’s a durable cover that will last you a few seasons. Investing the same cost as other covers. but you’re getting superior quality.
7. Intex 24ft X 52in Metal Frame Pool Set
With six sizes available, the pool frame is constructed of strong and durable powder coated steel. Triple reinforced laminated side walls are supported by an all-around band. Also provided is the cartridge filter pump with circuit breaker. The pool holds a capacity of 12,481 gallons and water is ready within an hour. With a dual suction outlet, you have better water cleanliness and clarity. The pool is also equipped with valve to suit a hose so that water is drained well away from the area.
8. Intex 15ft X 42in Easy Set Pool Set
Perfect for the smaller yard, this 15 foot pool comes with circuit breaker to shut off the pump. With touch side walls, you just spread out the pool on level ground, blow air into the top ring, fill the pool and you’re swimming in 15 minutes. It holds a capacity of 3,284 gallons and includes the reliable Krystal Clear Cartridge Filter pump, a ladder and the ground sheet for added protection. Another design with the same hose fitted valve for easy emptying.
9. Robelle 391224-4 Supreme Plus Winter Cover for 12 by 24 Foot Oval Above-Ground Pools
This is constructed from commercial grade polyethylene making it durable and strong. With a 4 foot overlap, it stays snuggly around the circumference and has a 15 year warranty. A good investment ensuring protection from debris and snow.
10. Intex 24ft X 12ft X 52in Rectangular Ultra Frame Pool Set with Sand Filter Pump
Another good sized pool with strong steel frames all powder coated for rust resistance. Connect the sand filter pump and with 8,403 gallons you’ll have a pool to swim in in one hour. Included is the ladder, the ground sheet, cover and a whole lot of enjoyment.
Depending on your budget, the space you have available and the size of pool you desire, there is something here for everyone. Enjoy a swim, a hot tub, or just relax in a plunge pool, the perfect summer awaits and it’s not too far away.