Hello and welcome to our Garden Outline of small inground pool ideas. Below you will find a summary of the benefits, main options and some design ideas we handpicked for you along with beautiful photos. Enjoy!
What are the benefits of small inground pool?
- Works in small backyards – small inground pools do not take up a lot of space and can still offer you a lot of options when it comes to design
- Additional space to entertain – you can host pool parties or have outdoor time with family beside the pool during hot summer days
- Encourages healthy lifestyle – you can de-stress and relax around the pool, or exercise while enjoying the cooling effects of water
What are the main options for small inground pool?
- Shape – geometric (rectangle, circle), freeform, figure 8, L-shaped, spool, kidney
- Decking – limestone, sandstone, flagstone, pebblestone epoxy, marble, slate, travertine, natural stone, concrete
- Water Fixtures – waterfalls, deck jets, spouts, scuppers, bubblers, pool fountains
- Affixed Structures: cabana, patio (covered, open, garden), spa, outdoor shower, deck (sun deck, with pergola), bar, hot tub
- Furnitures: chairs (chaise, lounge, club), tables, stone bench, swing glider
- Accents: plants (arborvitae, topiaries, palms), lighting (lanterns, path lights), garden ornaments, sun shades, umbrella
What follows are beautiful photos of small inground pools along with design ideas we thought may be of interest to you. Enjoy and happy outdoor decorating!
1. Rest and Relaxation
Points of Interest ● small L-shaped pool with ornamental palm tree ● sandstone pool deck and coping ● 2 metal framed cushioned reclining chaises lounges ● ornamental stone slab on pool edge ● stone waterfall in swimming pool corner
2. White Picket Fence
Points of Interest ● small rectangular swimming pool with one angled corner ● white picket fence border ● variegated croton shrubs in plastic flower pots with saucers ● concrete pool coping with composite wood pool decking ● bronze bird statue ornament on deck
3. Swim a Lap
Points of Interest ● lap pool with sheer descent waterfall wall feature ● blue blend swimming mosaic tiles on pool sun shelf ● teak hardwood pool decking ● river rock as garden mulch and deck inlay ● cube corten steel planter boxes on poolside
4. Garden Patio
Points of Interest ● garden patio with square swimming pool ● cast iron outdoor dining set with scrollwork frame and lattice details ● stone veneer retaining walls on elevated patio ● natural stone swimming pool deck ● emerald green arborvitae around pool and patio area
5. Grecian Style
Points of Interest ● Grecian shaped swimming pool with underwater LED lights ● outdoor kitchen with grill and sectional sofa on seating area ● ceramic drum-shaped side tables between outdoor wicker adjustable chaise lounges with custom contour headrest pillows ● tiered outdoor wood-burning stone fireplace with built-in firewood niches ● poolside patio covered pergola with stone veneer base column wraps
6. Glass Fence
Points of Interest ● narrow rectangular lap pool with raised spa ● frameless glass pool fence ● travertine tiles on swimming pool deck ● raised stone veneer pool wall with water feature ● 2 low bowl planters on capped stone pedestals
7. One With Nature
Points of Interest ● stone waterfall on one end of pool ● pool house with bell-shaped roof ● Western style rail log fence ● artificial turf surrounding swimming pool area ● topiaries accenting border hedges