Text by Bethany Adams
Summer is upon us, and what better way to cool down is there than spending the day poolside? Splash into these outdoor spaces designed to make the season a time for fun and relaxation, and get started planning your own backyard oasis!
In or out of the water, there are plenty of spots to enjoy the sun in this space. A waterside fireplace is the perfect place for post-swim s’mores in the evening, and we love the in-water lounge chairs with just enough built-in shade!
All in the Accessories
With a lounge area on the left, a fire pit on the right, and an outdoor shower around the corner, this space is ready for a day full of summer fun. And the poolside is the perfect place to cultivate lush greenery—like the hanging planters and the carefully planned softscape seen here!
Pool House Paradise
What’s just as important as the pool itself? It’s the spaces you hang out in between dips in the water! This blue beauty sits between a delightful outdoor dining table and a pool house straight out of our dreams—which you can tour here!
The Love of Lounging
Nothing is more relaxing than an evening spent waterside, surrounded by candlelight, and this private corner is the perfect example. If you’re not a fan of typical pool chairs, consider something a little cozier, like floor cushions piled with pillows.
This stunner shares its space with a sunken area designed for cooking out, making it ideal for those days filled with new summer memories. When the sun sets, a pergola draped in glowing bulbs keeps the fun going!
Fun on the Farm
A farmhouse in the countryside may not seem like a likely setting for a glittering pool, but it turns out it’s the best spot! Surrounded by verdant views, it’s exactly the kind of place we’d never want to leave.
Room for Friends
The best part of pool parties is the people you enjoy them with, and this backyard getaway has plenty of space for everyone! And with lounge chairs like these, relaxing in the sun has never been more stylish!
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