10 BEST Solar powered pool lights for above-ground & in-ground pools

Pool lighting is often one of the final pieces of the puzzle when it comes to creating your dream pool design. Not only are they essential when it comes to being able to use your pool safely at night, but they can also have a real impact on surrounding features, and can create great ambience.

Today we’ll be taking a look at what we believe are the 10 best solar pool lights Amazon have to offer.

Here is a list of the solar lights we’ll be checking out.

  1. Bilby Solar Floating Light, Multi Color LED Pool Light
  2. Rukars Floating Solar Ball Light Multi Color Pool Light
  3. Solar Rope Tube Remote Control String Light
  4. Solar Deck Lights Waterproof Geekhom
  5. Solar LKF Spot Lights
  6. Brightech Ambience Pro Solar Powered Outdoor String Lights
  7. Rayolon Solar Ground Lights
  8. LED Solar Lorryte Fairy Lights
  9. Floating Solar Candle Flickering Ball Lights
  10. Finebud Solar Underwater Light Multi Color LED

1. bilby Solar Floating pool lights, Multi Color LED Pool Light

Solar pool lights above ground

Specs

  • Material – Polyvinyl Chloride
  • Dimensions – 10.62″L x 2.75″W x 10.62″H
  • Power – Solar
  • Light Color – Red, Green, Blue

These solar pool lights are a great choice to bring a bit of color and fun to your pool. They create a stunning colored lighting effect in your pool and because they are floating pool lights the light reflects off the surface as well.

Featuring 16 color settings, and 4 different lighting modes to choose from. This can all be conveniently altered via remote control within a distance of 13ft.

They are fully charged and ready to go after 6 – 8 hours of sunlight and last with sustainable lighting for 8 – 10 hours. The lights are waterproof and can withstand rainy weather conditions plus they can be used as garden lights or even indoor lights!

Pros:

  • Waterproof 1P68
  • 16 colors and 4 color modes
  • Solar powered
  • Remote controlled
  • 12 month warranty

Cons:

  • Not very bright
  • Only comes with 1

2.Rukars solar Floating pool lights, Multi Color Pool Light

above ground pool solar lights

Specs

  • Material – Vinyl
  • Dimensions – 14″L x 14″H x 14″W
  • Power – Solar
  • Light Color – Multiple

These floating pool lights are the perfect way to add color and flare to your pool, excellent for pool parties or any celebration.

Fully Charged after 8 hours, these lights automatically change through an array of different soft tones every 15 seconds. These solar pool lights are more durable than other brands, plus are sturdy enough to for the kids to throw around.

The lights can withstand harsh weather conditions and really go the distance when it comes to wear and tear.

They are inflatable and have a loop on the top to make for easy hanging, superb for trees, pergolas, fences or even great for inside party lighting.

Pros:

  • Long battery life
  • Durable material
  • Hangable
  • Comes in a pack of 4
  • Affordable

Cons:

  • Can deflate
  • Can gather in pool while circulating

3. Solar Rope Tube Remote Control String Light

pool lights for above ground lights

Specs

  • Material – Polyvinyl Chloride
  • Length – 72 Feet
  • Power – Solar
  • Light color – Cool White

Solar tube lighting is a fantastic way to bring a warm ambience to your pool area. These lights can stay continuously illuminated for an impressive 8-12 hours, the lights are completely covered by a flexible PVC tube and are able to hold up throughout all the seasons.

They feature 8 light modes and can be adjusted to suit the exact lighting style you want from fade lighting to flash lighting, plus it has a memory function so you don’t have to readjust the lights to your preferred setting every time. The lights also have a timer off setting which is super handy for saving battery power.

Pros:

  • Remote controlled
  • Has a timer and memory function
  • 8 lighting modes

Cons:

  • Battery life is debatable
  • Not as bright as some consumers desired

4. Solar Deck Lights Waterproof Geekhom

above ground solar pool lights

Specs

  • Material – ABS
  • Dimensions – 3.2″ x 3.5″ x 2.3″
  • Power – Solar
  • Light color – Warm white / 7 color changing

What a way to brighten up your pool area, these solar lights are suitable for decks, stairs, fences and can even be wall mounted. If you have an edging on your pool these solar lights are a fabulous way to add life to that space. They are perfect pool lights for above ground pool and deck lighting designs.

They take 4 – 5 hours for a full charge and last 10 – 12 hours, they automatically turn on at dusk and turn off at dawn. They are also super easy to install plus, no extra batteries required!

These solar lights offer 2 working light modes, warm white mode and the 7-color mode, fantastic for the festive season or any celebration.

Pros:

  • 24 month warranty
  • Comes in a pack of 8 
  • Easy to install

Cons:

  • Some consumers say the Screws aren’t very strong
  • Rare issues with batterie life

5. Solar LKF Spot Lights

LED pool lights

Specs

  • Material – Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene, Polycarbonate
  • Dimensions – 4.72″L x 3.15″W x 13.43″H
  • Power – Solar and USB
  • Color – A range of colors available from bright white to multi-color

These solar spotlights pack a punch with an amazing 1000 lumens of lighting for up to 8 hours. They feature a rotatable head which allows you to illuminate any spot you like, perfect for lighting up trees and pathways around your pool.

It features 3 modes to choose from so you can adjust the lighting for different areas, low light , medium light and strong light mode.

They are extremely weather resistant, and are made of a high-impact anti-Uv ABS material, which will protect the spotlights from water, frost and sun damage.

The lights can be wall mounted or can be pegged into the ground which allows them to be used as a decorative solar light for ambience, or as a powerful landscaping light, making them extra versatile.

Pros:

  • Can be wall or ground mounted
  • 1 year warranty
  • Brightness 1000lms
  • Highly durable

Cons:

  • Some consumers have received faulty lights
  • The blue light is unattrative to some consumers

6.Brightech Ambience Pro Solar Powered Outdoor String Lights

solar lights for above ground pool

Specs

  • Material – Rubber
  • Dimensions – 27 feet or 48 feet
  • Power – Solar
  • Light Colour – Soft White

I absolutely love solar string lights, they are a real crowd pleaser, and you can’t really go wrong with these ones. Spot on for decorating and bringing sparkle to your pool zone.

You can basically place the solar panel anywhere and still get a charge, even in indirect sunlight. The bulbs are made of shatter proof plastic shells and offer commercial grade weather protection.

With a wide variety of uses these lights are a great addition to make your outdoor area much more enticing. They last up to 6 hours, and have an on off button which is super practical if you are wanting to save the battery life.

Pros:

  •  2 year warranty
  • Shatter and weatherproof
  • Charges in indirect sunlight
  • Easy to install

Cons:

  • Not very bright
  • Some customers experienced charging issues

7.Rayolon Solar Ground Lights

above ground solar pool lights

Specs

  • Material – Stainless Steel, ABS Plastic
  • Dimensions – 4.5″L x 4.5″W x 5.7″H
  • Power – Solar
  • Light Color – Warm White

Ground solar lights are such a great way to incorporate lighting into your garden or pathways. They fit seamlessly into the landscape and are a superb way to illuminate your pool area.

With 8 LED lights built into these solar lights, they generate a decent amount of light and will last 6 – 10 hours. They are incredibly easy to install, you simply press them into the ground and you’re good to go!

Weather conditions are no match for these solar ground lights either, rain, snow or frost are a non issue!

Pros:

  • Easy to install
  • Good amount of brightness
  • Solar powered
  • Durable

Cons:

  • Stands are a little flimsy
  • Can warp in high temperatures

8.LED Solar Brightown Fairy Lights

above ground pool solar lights

Specs

  • Material – Copper
  • Dimensions – 33 Feet
  • Power – Solar
  • Color – Warm White

LED string lights are a beautiful way to bring a festive touch to so many areas including pools. They are flexible, easy to wrap or hang from structures, plus they are the perfect solar lights for trees.

Solidly engineered, these lights are built to last and withstand all weather conditions. They last for 8 – 10 hours and include 8 different impressive lighting modes, which are exceptional when it comes to creating atmosphere around your pool.

Pros:

  • Flexible
  • Easy to install
  • 1 year warranty
  • Affordable

Cons:

  • Lights are delicate caution when unboxing
  • Battery can fail after time

9.Floating pool lights, Solar Candle Flickering Ball Lights

solar above ground pool lights

Specs

  • Material – Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene
  • Dimension – 6″L x 7″ x 6″H
  • Power – Solar
  • Color – Flame

There is something so ambient and calming about candles, what better way to illuminate your pool than with floating solar pool candles.

You can literally place these lights anywhere, trees, lawn, ponds even indoors. They project a stunning flickering warm glow that last’s 6 – 8 hours. Harsh weather conditions are a breeze for this solar candle, made out of IP68 waterproof material these lights will not leak.

With 3 lighting modes to choose from you won’t be bored with theses solar lights, steady, pulsating and simulated flames are all available options.

Pros:

  • Solar powered
  • 3 lighting modes
  • Watertight

Cons:

  • Can bunch together
  • More pricey than other brands

10.T-Sun Solar underwater Pool lights

pool lights solar

Specs

  • Material – Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene
  • Dimensions – 8.9″ x 76.8″ x 4.09″
  • Power – Solar
  • Light color – Multicolored

Underwater solar pool lights are superb for pool parties, they create a glow within your pool and can really set the tone for any occasion.

These solar lights have 2 settings, a fixed color mode, and auto changing. Although they are fully submersible, they have multiple uses on land as well, they are super bright so go great as spotlights in gardens, pathways, anywhere you like.

They light up for the longest out of our choices of solar lights at 12 hours! They are also ultra-waterproof so won’t deteriorate in any conditions, and they are perfect for accentuating features such as a pool water fountain.

A great addition to your lighting portfolio!

Pros:

  • Fully waterproof
  • Bright
  • Multi use

Cons:

  • Some users had battery issues
  • Control panel a little fiddley

So there you have it, I hope you’ve now got some great option to choose from if you’re looking at adding lighting around your pool. Remember solar lights not only save on power, but time and hassle as well making them a worth while investment.

Check out this article on solar fountains for more solar ideas for around the pool.

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Hey, we're Lana and Cam the creators of this site. We love to spend time together as a family, and time in our pool. We're here to bring you the best info on pool care, pool cleaners, and other great pool related products.

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