Best pool inflatables to enjoy in the heatwave - including unicorn floats, pizza loungers and water volleyball

The UK is enjoying basking in a heatwave, but when the hot weather gets a bit too much we are all in search of a pool to cool down in.

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Whether you are lucky enough to have your own swimming pool, are visiting your local swimming baths or have a paddling pool, there are ways you can introduce play time in to your cool down - with the help of fun pool inflatables.

Whether you want to lounge around on the water or play in it, we’ve rounded up the best inflatable toys here.

We’ve also got guides for the best water slides for sale and the 15 best paddling pools to keep kids and adults cool this summer so the fun doesn’t have to stop.

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This inflatable, with its colourful cupcake design, is perfect for lounging around in the pool on warm, sunny days when all you want to do is relax and soak up in the sun. It takes approximately five minutes to inflate so you can be enjoying it in no time.

This fun float is for foodies. It’s constructed of sturdy, pre-tested vinyl and is large enough to be enjoyed by adults as well as children. With the built-in grommets under the lounge, this slice of pizza can be combined with other pizza lounges to create one big floating pizza. Splashing in the sun has never been more fun.

There are three ways to play this ring toss game; in the water, on the ground or on your head. Play in two times, keep your eye on the prize and combine pool time with play time. Includes repair patch in case of punctures & made from durable, non-toxic Phthalate free PVC.

Bounce into Summer with this basketball game which can provide hours of fun for you and your friends and family in the pool. Includes one floating hoop and one hard PVC inflatable ball. There’s also a repair patch in case of punctures. Made from durable, non-toxic Phthalate free PVC.

Get competitive and cool with this volleyball game. It can easily be used on the pool or on land, and can be filled with water for added stability if needed. The set includes one floating net and one inflatable ball. Also includes repair patch in case of punctures.

The Supersized Unicorn Rider is just the thing to add some sparkle to your sunshine summer. The float features a large surface area to relax on and it also has robust handles for easy manoeuvrability in or out of the water. Outfitted with durable vinyl that’s stress tested, this float is built to last and a great addition to any pool party. A heavy-duty repair patch is included too if any accidents do happen.

This vibrant pink flamingo float features an inflatable tail and feather effect graphics so it’s sure to get you noticed in the pool. It is as practical as it is stylish since it is made of strong, pre-tested vinyl and equipped with heavy-duty, easy-to-grip handles. This float has a large surface area for extra stability. There’s even a cup holder so that you can enjoy a refreshing drink too. It is easy to inflate and deflate.

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Allow your children to have fun and play safely in swimming and paddling pools this summer with this fun animal inspired swimming band. The rings are easy to inflate and are covered with quality fabric. As well as an aid for young swimmers, it’s also an eye-catching product that will make pool play even more fun.

Enjoy the summer days even more with this inflatable beach volleyball which comes in four different colour choices. It is perfect for taking on holiday for use on the beach, or in the pool or in the back garden paddling pool. It is really easy to inflate and deflate so you can pack it away and carry it with you too.

This colourful unicorn and rainbow float is great as it not only provides a fun way to enjoy the pool, but the hooded design also means that you can get some shade when it’s needed. The inflatable pool is made of strong vinyl, making it sturdy and durable and comes with a patch kit to repair small pores or punctures.