Whether you are cooling off after a long summer’s day, entertaining guests with a BBQ or lounging in the sun with a book, these attractive, timeless pool decorating ideas will inspire you to spend more time outdoors! Sit back, relax and view our favourite poolsides from LA to London to give you back garden oasis a fresh, new look!
Inject bright pink and a traditional stripe to reimagine the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel in your own back garden. With towering palm trees for the utmost privacy, unwind at the end of your day in a tropical, Californian haven.
[McCann Design Group]
Nestled among St-Rémy-de-Provence in France is a beautiful set farther back from the house itself. Taking full advantage of the property’s vase acreage, here you can truly escape in the French countryside in an exquisitely manicured garden with multiple seated areas. These classic, timeless chairs are the perfect spot to dry off after a dip in the warm sun. Rustic terracotta tiles are in keeping with the overall aesthetic of the French countryside.
Echo the turquoise hues from the water into your poolside decor for a Key West aesthetic. The manicured green grass separates the pool from the garden; the perfect place for little ones to run around! Slice of Key Lime Pie, anyone?
This pool has a private oasis at one end of the pool and more social part and the other, perfect for an evening dip after dinner!
[McCann Design Group]
A Mediterranean style home with a Mediterranean style pool! Cypress trees are native to Italy and reflect this Southern European aesthetic with cheerful, bright yellow and white striped upholstered pool furniture. A small pool, but perfect for a little dip!
Don’t miss the action with a uniquely built pool-level entertaining spot and fire-pit! Perfect for a pool party and roasting marshmallows by the water! The red and white striped pool furniture with striking decorative cushions make a vibrant focal point and draw visitors in to enjoy the landscape!
The perfect pool for the desert, its minimalist design is echoed both in the outdoor architecture and pool itself with contemporary black tiles. Pop open that champagne!
This backyard’s gazebo and pool house provides loungers a break from the summer sun, accented with crisp, white upholstered chairs, creating an elegant outdoor living room.
[D. Stanley Dixon Architecture]
A gorgeous lap pool that does not take away from the natural landscaping of this rustic styled home as it seamlessly integrates into the back garden as if it was always there.
Covered with ample foliage and greenery, this pool is set directly alongside the lawn making it the perfect back garden for kids and animals. With plenty of shade, this will be a cool, relaxing place in the warm summer months.
Set amongst open blue skies and wild grass, this pool reflects the style of the home and promotes the concept of bringing the outdoors in, incorporating nature into its overall design.
HOME TOUR WITH DESIGNER SARAH VAILE
Effortlessly, Sarah fuses antique pieces with contemporary design and unforgettable punches of colour, following what she loves most, such as vividly colourful colonial inspired art, exotic animals galore, greenery, benches, ottomans and more benches.