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20+ Spectacular outdoor swimming pool ideas with gorgeous surroundings

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The perfect outdoor swimming pool can add an incredibly stunning statement to your property, along with some lush vegetation and relaxing furnishings. Have a look below for some truly inspiring pools to give you some inspiration for your own property. Each image also has additional information and sources to help further inspire you. Don’t forget to let us know which one of these swimming pools most inspires you and why in the Comments below!

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1. An outdoor swimming pool oasis in Atlanta, Georgia features an expansive deck. The pool finish is PebbleSheen in the color Aqua Blue by Pebble Tec, the dimensions are 8′ wide x 50′ long. The deck is Dasso XTR bamboo decking. (via TaC studios, architects)

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2. An historic neighborhood of Los Angeles features this fantastic outdoor entertaining space, which was created for the Property Brothers, Drew Scott, as his Honeymoon House. A miniseries on HGTV airing in 2018, this was the complete renovation of a 100-year old home. (via Breeze Giannasio Interiors)

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3. This swimming pool is a Pebbletec finish in one of their darker colors. The pavers are a blue stone in a random ashlar pattern. The pavilion next to the pool is approximately 20’x20′. The ceiling is vaulted and starts at 10′. The columns are at each corner. (via Kemp Hall Studio)

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4. An outdoor oasis in Santa Barbara, California features colored pool lights that accentuates the pink moment of sunset over mountain views. Outdoor seating is below the pool with an open firepit. (via Tom Meaney Architect)

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5. This Mediterranean style pool in Houston, Texas features multiple seating areas, both in pool and out of pool, making it ideal for entertaining and socializing. The color of the chaises are Cloud, with a Taupe pillow. (via Ledge Lounger)

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6. A Charleston, South Carolina home features this unique swimming pool with a covered patio on one side and a below deck seating area with a fire pit on the other side. A slide goes into the swimming pool, accessed from a second story balcony. Underwater built-in bar stools are ideal to keep swimmers cool while enjoying food straight off the adjacent grill! (via Swallowtail Architecture)

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7. This incredible lagoon swimming pool features a vanishing edge, rock waterfall, slide, beach entry with rock accents, water geysers and a large travertine patio. The entrance into the pool is called a beach entry. You gradually walk down into the water like you would at the beach! (via Shehan Pools)

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8. The concrete deck is poured in place and is a standard horse hair broom finish (artificial grass has been inset between the concrete pads). The coping is a natural gray color and it’s precast, installed by Western precast in Livermore, California. The interior of the pool is Midnight Sea and it’s a Wet Edge product. Abalone shells are added to the mix to contrast the darker finish. Pool dimensions: 20×40. This pool has been featured in several magazines! (via Creative Environments)

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9. The pool terrace stone is Full Range Pennsylvania Blue Stone, with True Blue Bluestone used as the pool coping. The pool finish is PebbleTec, PebbleSheen in French Grey. This pool runs from 3′-6″ in the shallow end, down to 6′-0″ in the deep end. The pool area is 20′ by 40′. The “Baja deck” is 5′ by 20′ total. It has two 5’×5′ sun shelves on each side of the steps which are 10’×5′. This pool was in the $120,000 – $140,000 range. (via Elements Landscape)

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10. An outdoor swimming pool and spa in Boston, Massachusetts offers a cozy pool cabana. (via Merrimack Design Architects)

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11. A natural pool setting creates an oasis in the midst of a busy Dallas, Texas neighborhood. The pool is concrete and the spa is 6 x 8. The large stepper pads and the coping on the pool are both Pennsylvania Bluestone. The stepper pads and the synthetic turf are both set on a bed of decomposed granite. The price of this pool was roughly 70k, not including the landscaping. (via Pool Environments)

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12. This is a spa for soaking on a hot summer day. The Bradford Spa is made with stainless steel and tile inlay. The inside dimensions of this tub are 12-ft by 8-ft and 14-ft 8-in x 9.5-ft outside dimension. An Ipe deck surrounds the soaking tub. (via Frank & Grossman Landscape Contractors)

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13. An outdoor living paradise in Austin, Texas. The pool dimensions are 16′ x 44′. The pool deck was made of locally-made concrete tile, supplied by Stone Creek Pavers. The square footage for this custom pool house is 4,406. (via CG&S Design-Build)

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14. On San Marino Island, Florida, this spectacular outdoor oasis features a 7′ x 23′ foot pool and a pool house. (via Robert Kaner Interior Design)

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15. This interior finish is a wet edge satin matrix pebble. The color is Tahitian Tropical. This project cost 200k+, which covers what you see in this photo. Pool, spa, waterfall, landscape, BBQ, lighting, electrical, heating, etc. (via Environmental Pools)

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16. This outdoor paradise features a free form swimming pool with a center fire pit lounge. The dugout offers a circular built-in lounge area with comfy cushions and a fire pit and fire features around the perimeter. This style of pool is perfect for entertaining, with integrated lighting for nighttime swimming and a water feature for added ambiance. (via Claffey Pools)

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17. This backyard features a pool/spa/waterfall, barbecue, bar, fireplace and outdoor television. The pool plaster is the Wet Edge Satin pebble finish and the color is called Antigua. The stacked rock on the walls and spa is called Napa Valley Basalt. The concrete deck is a product called Brickform and the color ‘San Diego Buff’ was added and then stamped into the concrete. (via Creative Environments)

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18. The ultimate backyard oasis features a resort-like pool with a cabana, stone pool deck, spa, bridge, pool island, waterfalls, pool slide, stone walls, and plantings. (via ILT Vignocchi)

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19. This expansive swimming pool in Boston, Massachusetts features a louvered poolhouse and overlooks the ocean. The pool is 60′ long and about 24′ wide. The surrounding deck offers plenty of space for lounging on the Barlow Tyrie chaises, Curran Home. (via Ike Kligerman Barkley)

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20. A 60-foot contemporary lap pool is surrounded by woods and ornamental bamboo plantings. Stairs leads to a lower fire pit area and to the pool below. Stainless steel fountains adorn the pool edge. The fire pit has a drain in the bottom which directs the rainwater into a crushed stone dry-well. (via Sudbury Design Group)

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21. The pool bottom is a plaster Durazzo finish in the color Sea Foam. Pool dimensions: 32’x15’ and 5’ at the deepest part. The typical water depth is 6″ in a “baja lounge”.  A striking water fountain was created by building a custom mosaic wall (tile is a blend from Hakatai) with a single, large sheet-flow scupper—40″ long. The deck is Ipe. The floor cushions are David Southerland Perrenial fabric. The furnishings are Crate and Barrel. (via Bonick Landscaping)

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22. A classic Mediterranean-style estate on the Gulf of Mexico in Sarasota, Florida. This luxurious outdoor oasis features a glamorous pool and cabana with a waterfall, lounging area, spa, slide, and even a stage for live entertainment! See rest of the home tour here: Mediterranean villa with a Moorish flair. (via Sotheby’s Realty)

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23. In Kauai, Hawaii, is this LEED Platinum Home, offering the epitome of outdoor relaxation. A negative edge pool with an oceanfront view has an ensconced spa and firepit, along with an adjacent grand lanai for pool-side dining. (via Sotheby’s International Realty)

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