Private Swimming Pools for Rent in the Bay Area (Right?!)
Book time at luxurious residential swimming pools around the Bay Area, such as this luxe spot in Walnut Creek, via "the Airbnb of swimming pools." (Courtesy of Swimply)

Private Swimming Pools for Rent in the Bay Area (Right?!)

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Did you know there is an "Airbnb of swimming pools?"

Launched back in 2018, Swimply is an online marketplace that allows homeowners with pools to rent their spaces out by the hour, just like on Airbnb. If you live in San Francisco and are craving a warm and sunny pool day, there are several options in the South Bay, East Bay, and up north where the temps actually feel like summer.


Try to ignore the site's abysmal photo quality—there are poolside margaritas in your future. Here's are a few Bay Area swimming pools that will pass muster for your next private pool party.

A Pool With a Hilly View, Oakland

You can bring the little ones (two legs only) for a pool day overlooking Redwood Regional Park. On cooler days, the pool can be heated, and it has easy access to a bathroom and plenty of pool toys for splashing around. // $60/ hour at swimply.com.


A Marin County Oasis, Mill Valley

Pets and kids are all welcome at this leafy hilltop retreat where the pool is spacious and solar-heated. Plus, it's easy to make a whole day of it with an ample sun deck and games including pickle ball, basketball, and corn hole. // $76-$95/hour at swimply.com.


Boutique Hotel Style, Burlingame

The stylish hardscaping and comfy bean bag chairs make this South Bay swimming pool a mod little spot to splish-splash around on hot days. Fencing provides privacy from the neighbors. // $70/hour at swimply.com.


The Perfect Pool for Barbecues, Walnut Creek

This East Bay pool is just begging for a family cookout, with an outdoor kitchen and grill, comfy sofas, and plenty of seating for sunbathing and dining. Don't forget a game of corn hole! // $68-$75/hour at swimply.com


Wet Days in Wine Country, Napa

It doesn't get much better than a dip in the pool with a view to the Napa Valley. This swim spot has a large deck, plush furniture and umbrellas, and solar heating. // $60/hour at swimply.com

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