40 Swimming Pools We'd Love to Take a Dip in Right Now

40 Swimming Pools We'd Love to Take a Dip in Right Now

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From a Tuscan-style withdraw to an all-regular swimming lake, these designer pools make a sprinkle. Take our most loved yard and arranging ideas too for a definitive backyard escape.

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Privet Hedge

Besides a group of four of comfortable loungers, cut boxwood and a tall privet fence dress up Gregory Shano's pool. Alfresco dinners are served on neighboring terrace, outside the poolhouse.

Modern House With Pool

Heated Sofa

Chloe Warner kept a California home's pool area simple: "We didn't do anything more than set up regions for dining and entertaining." The porch furniture is by Janus et Cie, with the exception of a Galanter and Jones warmed love situate that allures party visitors "to spill out onto the yard on cool evenings."

Coral Stepping Stones

Gas Lanterns

Marshall Watson and Kate Reid adorned a Bahamian pool's coral stone perimeter with Bevolo gas lanterns. For the glass mosaic, "we invested hours attempting to coordinate the rich turquoise blue of the sea," Watson says. "It's a clear resort feeling. You know you've arrived." 

Striped Chaise Lounge Chairs

Stepping Stones

In a Vero Beach, Florida house designed by Thomas Hamel, the living room opens to the pool. Coral venturing stones toward one side let you stroll on water.

Todd Romano Florida House

Sculptural Cypress

Designer Ruthie Sommers' home was once part of an expansive Los Angeles home. The driver's quarters was on the second floor, got to by the exterior staircase. Against the white stucco, tall Italian cypresses take off like sculpture.


Submerged Step

In designer Ken Fulk's St. Helena, California, farm, a submerged seat runs the length of the 45-foot pool, making it less demanding for mutts to get in and out, or individuals to lounge.

Stone Pool and Jacuzzi

Matching Exterior

The watery turquoise of the guesthouse echoes a Florida house's backyard pool.


Living Wall

In a Florida house designed by Marshall Watson, Walters Wicker Castillo chaises are set against a mass of ficus close to the pool.

Lisa McFadden Poolhouse Terrace

Natural Shade

Like the head of a ship, the pool and Jacuzzi venture appropriate out to the edge of the forested areas at this Hamptons shoreline house enhanced by Kristin Hein and Philip Cozzi.

Janus et Cie Poolside Furniture

Landscaped Hedges

Talk around a mind blowing view. From their bedroom overhang, the homeowners of a Spanish Colonial Revival watch out onto their 1934 swimming pool, pool house and shocking boxwood parterres credited to the late Richmond garden designer Charles Gillette.


Striped Awning

An canopy in a striped Sunbrella texture shades a poolhouse patio, where designer Lisa McFadden every now and again sets up tables for supper parties.

French Quarter Pool

Perfect Vista

Urns changed into wellsprings flank this boundlessness edge pool, surrounding the view. "You truly don't know where on the planet you are," says designer Betsy Burnham, "until the point that you see the downtown Los Angeles skyline."

Wood Pergola

Sky Blue Cushions

In a Southampton house, designers Kim Coleman and Michele Green included blue pads the Janus et Cie poolside furniture to coordinate the reasonable blue sky.

Pool Courtyard

Rustic Courtyard

The expansion of a carport and studio, both by Lawrence Architecture, made a pool yard in a Pacific Northwest house beautified by Markham Roberts. Stable entryways open onto the yard from the poolhouse on pivot with the pool.

All Natural Swimming Pool

French Quarter

Brick patios are a French Quarter great — walled gardens lavish with the wilderness soul of the tropics. In a 1820s New Orleans house beautified by Susan Noble Jones, proprietors Ann and Charles Leggett regularly host gatherings in theirs or poolside drinks in the parlor seats. All the furniture is by Brown Jordan.

Striped Outdoor Curtains

English Garden

A Greek-sanctuary garden habit at Highgrove House, the nation living arrangement of Prince Charles, propelled the wood pergola in designer Brian McCarthy's Kerhonkson, New York, house. The illustrious adaptation was designed by the much-venerated Isabel and Julian Bannerman, known for marvelous English gardens loaded with traditional implications. McCarthy arranged every one of the trees and bushes on the property, which was once completely horse feed fields.

Janus et Cie Neutral Furniture

Mexican Retreat

A solid channel interfaces a spa and swimming pool that reverberate the roofline of furniture designer John Houshmand's home in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.

Walter Lamb Vintage Patio Furniture

Manmade Pond

Floral designer Wendy Goidell needed a characteristic swimming pool for her sun based geothermal house in Wassaic, New York. Chris Rawlings of Water House cut it out of a rocky mountain edge and worked with Goidell and scene designer Anna Hadjuk to encompass it with local plants.

Blue and White Striped Outdoor Furniture

Striped Curtains

Designer Stephen Shubel hung striped outdoor drapes over a California bungalow's back yard and the front of the poolhouse to bind together the buildings, control the light and bring out the south of France.

Mosaic Outdoor Dining Table

Simple Furnishings

To give the pool porch of an English-style house in Houston a tranquil, efficient feel, designer Ginger Barber utilized clean-lined Janus et Cie furniture.

East Hampton Gardens Vietnamese Urns

Strategic Plantings

Designer Jay Griffith's mark arranging style — indigenous plants, few blossoms and sculptural planting design — is in full impact in the backyard of a Pacific Palisades, California, home. The one-section of land property has just nine sorts of plants. Vintage porch furniture by Walter Lamb keeps organization with a custom couch where Griffith takes snoozes: "I like being flat. I'm likewise a major peruser, and I do that resting, as well." He peruses "a considerable measure of science fiction" and loves what he calls "the science fiction impact" of the stainless-steel looking globes in the pool. They're from terradisiac.com.

Floating Stainless Steel Gazing Balls

Symmetrical Palms

At a tranquil poolside in a Florida house enriched by Robin Bell, a little eccentricity (those blue and white striped pads) meets a little convention (those coordinated palms) in tropical flawlessness. The wooden walkway prompts a wilderness of mangroves and streams. Around the interminability pool, teak seats and chaises are from Sutherland, their arms and legs curiously refined. Chairside drum tables are from John Rosselli.

Bright Yellow

Optical Illusion

An endlessness pool in a Vermont house enhanced by Paul Siskin influences it to look as though you could swim directly into the lake. The mosaic dining table was specially crafted by Anandamali. Exemplary Santa Barbara umbrellas shade the chaise longues made by Weatherend, the pads are canvassed in Sunbrella fabric.

Reclaimed Teak Outdoor Table

Oversized Planters

Vietnamese urns from East Hampton Gardens outline a perspective of the pool in designer Jill Morris' New Jersey house. The pergola at the far end is canvassed in two fast developing vines, Dutchman's Pipe, on the left, planted by Morris' buddy, Chuck Baker, and Fiveleaf Akebia (otherwise called a chocolate vine), planted by Morris.

French Limestone Pool Fountain

Gazing Balls

Foxtail palms encompass the pool in Mario Nievera's Palm Beach house. Coasting stainless-steel looking balls are from Lawn Ornaments and Fountains; a couple of Philippe Starck's Louis Ghost seats sit on an indented platform.

Palm Beach Swimming Pool

Sunny Upholstery

In the pool zone of a Naples, Florida, house designed by Jesse Carrier and Mara Miller, McKinnon and Harris chaises with buttercup-yellow Sunbrella cushions. 

Poolside Gauzy Curtains

Teak Furniture

Opening off the family room in a Hawaiian house enlivened by Douglas Durkin and Greg Elich, a poolside lanai is outfitted with recovered teak seats and tables, designed by Durkin to copy Hawaiian provincial outfitting. The strong texture on the seat pads is Chameleon in Copper Dome by Perennials.

Elevated Pool

Orange Trees

Santa Barbara scene architecture firm Nolan, Walmsley and Associates utilized low dividers of nearby stone to characterize the edge between the formal pool zone and the common setting of antiquated beach front oaks in an Ojai, California, house adorned by Molly Isaksen Interiors. The antique French limestone wellspring is from Eye of the Day Garden Design Center. Mandarin trees on each side of the wellspring pay praise to Ojai's history of citrus cultivating. The parlor seats are from Country Casual and upholstered in Perennials' Canvas Weave.

Perennials Big Stripe Fabric

Understated Simplicity

Designer Gary McBournie helped design the perfect, exemplary swimming pool at aPalm Beach house. "We didn't need one of those over-the-top Palm Beach pools that Esther Williams may advance out of," he says.

Boulder Bordered Pool

Sheer Panels

Gauzy window ornaments give the pool region a windy tropical feel in a Florida house enriched by Bill Brockschmidt and Courtney Coleman.

Kolo Collection Outdoor Fabrics

Elevated Deck

A visitor room opens out to the pool in a Hamptons ho

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