A pool or hot tub is so much more fun when it is shared and is the ideal focal point for parties and entertaining.
It is surprising how many visitors just happen to find a swimming costume at the bottom of their bag when they call by!
is becoming a reality for more and more households especially with a whole host of new accessories to help.
Have you seen the new style American barbecues and outdoor kitchens for all year round cook outs?
There are some super furniture and parasol options to keep you and your guests outside for longer.
Stock up on fun pool toys including beach balls for impromptu pool volleyball; floats; and water guns.
Plastic cups are always a good idea around water and be careful not to mix water with alchohol!
Specialist pool shops are now able to offer an array of American-style barbecues and outdoor kitchens for outdoor catering on a grand scale.
For planned pool or spa parties ask your guests to bring their own towels or beach robes and don't forget the flip flops!
Make sure deep and shallow ends are clearly sign-posted and that there is adequate adult supervision. Don't be afraid to ask guests to shower before they enter the water.
Thoughtful extras might be offering guests plastic bags to take their wet bathing suits home.
Another thoughtful extra might be to provide sunscreen for guests who may forget to bring their own.
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