Do you know Airbnb for pools?

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Spending the Summer in Paris, we all hypocritically say it's amazing. But honestly, let's face it: between the looming heatwaves and the Olympic Games disrupting the city, we'd sell our souls for a dip in a pool that's not overcrowded with kids. And please, no swim caps.

Fortunately, you don't need to marry a rich heir to enjoy a day like royalty. Swimmy, the true Airbnb of pools, lets you rent private pools around Paris (and elsewhere in France) for the day.

Yes, the owners are usually present, but only to guide you or provide what you need… not to spy on you! The garden is yours.

 

how to use it ?

Create a WhatsApp group with your friends, usually a minimum of six. Agree on a date (be quick, weekends book up fast!) and choose the pool that appeals to you the most, starting at €15 per person for a half-day, though more beautiful pools go for around €40.

Add a 20% commission, check the route from Paris, and book with the owner… making sure they haven’t double-booked. It's a breeze!

Great: some hosts even offer to handle lunch, so you can arrive empty-handed (except for your swimsuit and towel, obviously) and simply relax. Otherwise, many provide a plancha or barbecue for a vacation-like atmosphere. Pure joy...

 

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