A cool new pool float, a good book and a drink in hand are theonly companions you really need on your holiday.

Fun for kids, but let’s face it – these cool pool inflatables are more for you than for them, aren't they?

Perfect for when you’re feeling too lazy to move unaided, whether you spend all day lazing around on them, or are just preparing for the perfect social-media snap, lie back and soak up those rays, and watch those likes roll in.

Pack one of these cool pool floats, pair with a stylish suitcase and chic beach toweland set off on your holiday.

Here are six of Livingetc's favourites –and there's not a swan or unicorn in sight.

 

 

Cactus inflatable, £40, The Original Party Bag Company

Cactus inflatable, £40, The Original Party Bag Company

A floating cactus with printed spikes and a colourful flower, this pear shape will leave you feeling far from prickly.Lying on a cactus has never been so appealing.

Lips float, £61, Funboy

Lips float, £61, Funboy

Always wanted a gorgeous pout? These plump, oversized glossy lips will have you feeling rather glam, without the lip fillers.

Avocado inflatable, £25, Paperchase

Avocado inflatable, £25, Paperchase

Not content with smashing it on toast, we now want to float on it too. This inflatable is avo-thing you could ever want. At over 5ft7 when inflated, it is the perfect pool accessory to live out your avocado obsession on a warm sunny day.

Ice cream float, £47, John Lewis

Ice cream float, £47, John Lewis

What better way to sweeten up your summer than with a giant ice lolly? If only edible ice creams came this big.

Banana palm chair, £54, Sunnylife

Banana palm chair, £54, Sunnylife

Who said you need a pool to inflate your summer? Leave the water at the beach and lay back on the lawn with the Banana Palm Inflatable Chair.

Watermelon ring, £23.50, Graham and Green

Watermelon ring, £23.50, Graham and Green

Relaxing gets even more refreshing with this watermelon float. It’s the perfect size for having a quick snooze in the sun.