Hello and welcome to our Garden Outline of backyard pool design ideas. Below you will find a summary of the benefits, main options and some design ideas we handpicked for you along with beautiful photos.
What are the benefits of backyard pools?
- Place for outdoor healthy entertainment and to enjoy the company of family and friends
- Convenient place to do low impact swimming exercises and aquatic therapy
- An area to relax and cool down on a hot day
- Pools come in all sorts of sizes and styles
What are the main options for backyard pools?
- Types: in-ground, above-ground, lap, infinity, architectural, kiddie, recreational, natural, indoor, perimeter overflow
- Shapes: classic rectangular, free form, geometric, circular, custom, kidney, Grecian/Roman
- Material: steel reinforced concrete, fiberglass, vinyl, pebble aggregate, glass alternative
- Features: tile coping and accents, waterfall, fountain, slide, stacked boulder, beach entry, fiberglass siding
- Additions: firebowl, tanning ledge, hot tub/spa, parterre pool panel, enclosure
What follows are beautiful photos of backyard pools along with design ideas we thought may be of interest to you. For even more swimming pool ideas try Small Swimming Pool Ideas. Enjoy!
1. Fiberglass Edge
Points of Interest ● fiberglass infinity pool edge ● river rocks catch pool ● basketweave stacked stone wall ● waterfall wall feature ● pebbled parterre with garden bed ● sunroom
2. Spanish Ceramic Tiles
Points of Interest ● water wall fountain ● wood framed daybed ● various Spanish ceramic tile accents ● hot tub enclosed area with awning ● iron French gate ● arched iron windows
3. Recreational Pool
Points of Interest ● free form pool ● curved water slide ● stacked stone waterfall feature ● hot tub ● four-step ledge ● three waterspouts by the ledge with darker tile accents
Points of Interest ● checkerboard tile floor ● chiminea ● plastic round ball chairs ● stone parterre and steps ● yellow mini chiminea lamps and red candelabras ● outdoor curtains
5. Large Concrete Planter
Points of Interest ● blue square tile accents in pool ● blue tile pool edging ● large bowl planter ● resin wicker and iron pool chairs ● abundance of picture windows
6. Portable Firepit
Points of Interest ● elevated pool spa ● concrete patio floor ● portable metal and stone edge firepit ● wooden low privacy fence ● stone veneer pool wall
7. Fiery Water Features
Points of Interest ● classic rectangular pool ● hot tub with ledge for seating ● mosaic tile pool edging and plunge pool panels ● tanning ledge ● built-in firebowl with water spout feature