The 30 best swimming pool designs

Chad Mellon / Lance Gerber

Along with the warm weather and natural beauty, don’t forget about the fun that comes with diving into a pool. Imagine crystal clear water in the comfort of your garden or indoors for family and friends. Considering the time of year we share nicely Swimming Pool Designs which can enhance your backyard or indoor space.

Whether you want a minimalist look or a luxurious statement piece, these popular swimming pool ideas are perfect for your home. We’ve included images of ornate styles that enhance views of a mountainous terrain or a palm oasis. You can surround your pool area with cool and unique decking materials (like paver, brick or stone) and create a unique water feature surrounded by trees and a stylish garden.

So if you are planning to upgrade your home, consider these backyard refreshment ideas. Your children and guests will thank you.

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A cozy indoor oasis

Featuring white round pendant lights and an overall white look, Leanne Ford Interiors gave this indoor pool a stylish and bright aesthetic.

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Modern farmhouse

This swimming pool from Maestri Studio blends into the country style of the backyard of this home.

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R shaped

With its unique R-shaped design, this pool embraces the beauty of nature around it.

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holiday corner

Looking for a design that will get you in the holiday spirit? Be inspired by this look by look by Lindye Galloway Studio + Shop and design an indoor pool outside your backyard. There’s nothing quite like basking in the beauty of your garden’s flowers while you take a dip.

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Spa-like spring

This pool offers a relaxing spa-like experience, from the brick and stone features to the surrounding trees and sky views.

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The feeling of luxury

Joshua Smith Inc. designed this outdoor space with a luxurious and modern aesthetic. The shape and white design of the pool blends into the sophisticated and mid-century modern look.

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Fun in the water park

The installation of a slide and a brick waterfall only added to the natural elements that surround the structure of this pool.

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T shape

A classic T-shaped pool is great for those with an artistic spirit. The vertical stem in this design by David Turner Studio is smaller and less wide.

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Multiple pools

This free-form swimming pool gives the impression of several pools in one. It has an irregular shape that perfectly matches the surrounding trees.

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bar area

While you’ll typically find swim-up pool bars at resorts, that doesn’t mean they have to be reserved for those areas. They are also perfect for entertaining guests at home.

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Underground Plunge Pool

This underground pool is surrounded by a gravel and stone wall. Light shimmers from the stairwell above, providing a beautiful shadow on the pool’s surface.

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A taste of the tropics

Mediterranean influences are evident in the eccentric shape and design of this pool. Below are the light colors and the brick outlines.

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The classic L shape

An L-shaped appearance separates the shallow and deep ends, helping to fill the empty spaces around the corners of the house.

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Wooden case

This arched wood surround provides the perfect cocoon for this pool, helping to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

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Crystal Blue Lagoon

Round pools are easier to assemble, making them great for lounging and sunbathing.

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A rocky landscape

The rectangular pool at Red Mountain Spa in St. George, Utah is great for lap swimming while offering majestic views of the Rocky Mountains and rugged terrain.

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Black bottom pool

Black bottom pools are trendy and great for retaining heat. They’re also incredibly dramatic, making an atmospheric option whether indoors or in the garden.

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European influence

Classic white pillars surround this pool, while the glass structure above it paves the way for light to filter through and reflect off its surface.

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Floating balcony pool

Swim at the edge with a floating balcony pool that offers an alluring view of the sky and countryside.

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Indoor sky views

This indoor pool from M. Lavender interior was built in a dome-like structure that offers a casual and relaxed experience.

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Checkered Tile

Light and dark blue hues combine to create a plaid look reminiscent of a natural feel for swimming in the tropics.

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Modern in-ground pool

Designed by jl design, This sleek and modern in-ground pool features clean lines and an outdoor portico for added privacy.

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midnight swim

This modern swimming pool is illuminated to entice owners and guests for a midnight swim. The pool steps allow for an easy transition from the pool to the terrace.

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infinity pool

This villa’s infinity pool overlooks Playa Grande Beach in Costa Rica. It features a vanishing pool edge and a picture perfect geographic scene.

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Long and narrow

Long and narrow backyards are an ideal match for thin rectangular pools as they fill the entire shape of the space.

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Section from sauna

The perfect summer vacation includes a dip in an underground pool with sauna area. Stones and pebbles outline the base of this circular sauna, while the surrounding water is meant for swimming.

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herringbone pattern

The pool deck and paving with a waterfall and herringbone pattern give this pool a classic and stylish look.

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A garden escape

This home garden features a swimming pool surrounded by plants and sun loungers. A stunning wood panel deck only adds to this enchanting garden escape.

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Kidney shaped design

This holiday villa in Spain has a kidney shaped pool design. This style has a naturalistic appeal, functional design and retro charisma.

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