The swimming pool in this family's backyard has been camoflaged to blend into the hillside behind it. With the natural stone wall of the pool, the family will be able to enjoy their backyard without disrupting the natural beauty of the space.
This elegant entertainment space blends seamlessly into the nature that surrounds it. Bold browns mix with more muted neutrals to bring out the natural hues in nature, and the stone pavers and stucco shingles help to accent the natural beauty of the space, while providing the durability that will make entertaining possible in this space for a long time.
Stone tile flooring creates a cohesive design in this luxurious backyard landscaping. Raised and lowered sections create pleasing levels offering different heights to enjoy the view. Unique, tall wicker chairs with bright blue cushions surround the fire pit. Fire bowls at the poolside continue the warm glow throughout the space.
The retaining wall that surrounds this space separates the backyard from the surrounding hills. In the backyard, the family is able to enjoy the elegance of their traditionally landscaped backyard, while the hillside is protected from erosion by the foliage designers added to the sloping spaces.
The color of this water feature, Olympic Gold, is a nod to the Greek inspiration of the water feature. Reflecting the bright sunlight of the day, this water feature is an elegant piece of craftsmanship that allows the homeowners to enjoy the elegance of their backyard space.
Not only does the family have a beautiful swimming pool to enjoy, the space is complete with a stone fire pit to help bring warmth on a chilly night, a barbecue station to prepare delicious meals and an outdoor dining space so that the family can enjoy their nights in their own oasis.
The use of lighting from all directions accentuate the tropical feel of this outdoor space. Lights within the pool, landscape lighting illuminating the waterfall and foliage, and recessed lights set low in the cabana provides a serene view of the lagoon-like pool area.
This water feature, with its Olympic gold travertine tile and its elegant fountains, is the focal point of the backyard. The feature lends an elegance to the space and reflects the beauty of the afternoon sun.
This outdoor living space has three separate areas for entertaining and relaxing. An outdoor dining room with a fireplace for extra warmth is nestled under the brick canopy, while a bar area is off to the side-a perfect place for after dinner drinks. Finally, the stairs lead to a sunning station where homeowners can enjoy the sun's warm rays and catch a tan.
Stone exterior gives this backyard pleasing texture and neutral tones. Waterfall features are elevated from the swimming pool and flow down into the main water. Large natural stones surround planted palm tree groupings. Landscape lighting adds a warm glow to the patio.
The tiny tile base with stone topper fit the fire pit perfectly to the surrounding wall and nearby house. Royal blue cushions on the brown wicker chairs glow beautifully in the fire light. Stairs leading from the house to the fire pit area are equipped with built in lighting and give the design an amphitheater inspired look.
Every outdoor oasis deserves a pool with swim-up bar and underwater stools. This one also includes a cabana complete with a TV and fireplace, plus a large hot tub with access to everything.
Three concrete tiles create a pathway on water leading from the patio to the in-pool water feature. The raised structures create dimension in the design. The iridescent tile exterior echoes the reflective quality of water and adds texture to the look.
A small column raised up from the swimming pool is finished with a small iridescent tile exterior giving it a reflective look in the sunshine. A rock bowl filled with black stones give an earthy, zen quality to the design and houses a waterfall feature flowing down into the pool.
Outdoor living done right: a large L-shaped sectional sofa in this pool cabana can hold plenty of friends after a long day of playing in the pool.
This lavish backyard features a swimming pool with built-in waterfall feature and a fire pit area. Stone tile flooring surrounds the pool for a spacious feel within the bordering palm trees and tropical plant life. Lounge chairs offer poolside seating, and wicker chairs are placed around the fire pit.