Top Ten List of Epic Backyard Swimming Pools

Today, there is a Top Ten list for everything. We decided there needed to be a Top 10 list for backyard swimming pools. As the temperatures begin to rise and you start to go outside after the long winter, sit back, relax and start dreaming of your own backyard swimming pool.

10. Geometric Swimming Pool Overlooking The Valley

Builder:

Splash Pool Plastering

Location:

Glendale, CA

Pool Design:

This geometric swimming pool has an attached hot tub with a spill over feature. The pool features a small waterfall into the pool. Ledger stone and tile accent the modern swimming pool design. The pool is guarded by a clear glass fence to overlook the beautiful valley below.

9. Tiled Negative Edge Backyard Swimming Pool 

Builder:

H & H Tile and Plaster

Location:

Austin, TX

Pool Design:

This swimming pool design is great for homeowners that want the pool to complement the home. This gunite pool is small and free form. The pool is accented by a  beach entry and small bridge.The pool has a pool slide and small tiled negative edge for the added illusion that the pool is endless.   

8. Brick Negative Edge Freeform Vinyl Swimming Pool 

Builder:

Burton Pools

Location:

Fort Smith, AR

Pool Design:

This swimming pool design is perfect for homeowners that want a large pool without the cost of a traditional gunite pool. This is a large Vinyl free form swimming pool. The pool is accented by landscaping on different levels. This is a fantastic custom design element. The pool has sheer water features, a diving board, and a brick negative edge feature. 

7. Negative Edge and Hot Tub Overlooking a Cliff

Builder:

Millennium Pools

Location:

Austin, TX

Pool Design:

This pool is a great option for a homeowner with little to no backyard but a fantastic view of the natural scenery. The pool is a large rectangle design with a long negative edge to overlook the valley below. The pool also has an attached hot tub and spill over feature. This is the ultimate negative edge swimming pool. 

6. Freeform Negative Edge Pool with Golf Course View

Builder:

Azure Pools and Spas

Location:

Palm Desert, CA

Pool Design:

If you live on a golf course this might be your ultimate swimming pool. This free form negative edge pool over looks a golf course. The pool's black finish gives great contrast to the green of the grass. The hot tub spills over into the pool creating another negative edge. Lastly, the pool is accented by rock features to blend into the natural scenery. 

5. Ultimate Rock Feature Backyard Swimming Pool

Builder:

Brilliant Pools

Location:

Palm Desert, CA

Pool Design:

Do you have a large backyard and no clue what to put in it? This might be your ultimate backyard swimming pool. This pool has a large natural looking design. The pool is accented with multiple waterfalls from the rock features. The pool is surrounded by beautiful palm trees and other landscaping for added shade on hot days. The pool's hot tub is actually inside the pool itself. This is truly an epic swimming pool design.

4. Ultimate Relaxation Pool with Water and Fire Features 

Builder:

Nor Cal Pool Productions, Inc.

Location:

Granite Bay, CA

Pool Design:

If you want to sit and relax in your backyard while overlooking the lake, this is the swimming pool for you. This is a large gunite Roman style pool design. The pool has an attached hot tub and a deck jet water feature. The fire feature is used at night to illuminate the lake view. The in-pool bar seating makes for the ultimate relaxation spot in the swimming pool. 

3. Rock Feature Backyard Swimming Pool and Hot Tub

Builder:

Rockstar Pools

Location:

Pleasanton, CA

Pool Design:

In need of an epic cool down spot in your backyard? This is your swimming pool. This is a large lagoon style swimming pool design. The pool has a waterfall that runs from a natural looking rock feature.  The attached raised hot tub and large beach entry are great custom features to add to any swimming pool design. The outdoor pergola provides great shade for entertaining by the pool any time of day. 

2. Negative Edge Backyard Pool with Turtle Mosaics

Builder:

SCV Pools

Location:

Kailua Kona, HI

Pool Design:

Today, negative edge swimming pool designs are very popular. This swimming pool took the negative edge design to the next level. This pool has multiple water features and fountains. One of the water features actually comes out of the bridge that connects the pool deck and the hot tub. The swimming pool finish is accented by a few different mosaics including one of a turtle. The negative edge gives the homeowner an ocean view from their backyard. This is absolutely EPIC. 

1. The Most EPIC Backyard Swimming Pool Escape

Builder:

Aqua Structures

Location:

Spicewood, TX

Pool Design:

This is the definition of an EPIC backyard swimming pool. This large free form gunite swimming pool just looks like it fits in with the natural surroundings. The swimming pool design uses the negative edge concept brilliantly for this pool. The natural rock grotto with a waterfall and hot tub blend seamlessly into the natural surrounding beauty. There are multiple relaxation spots inside the swimming pool itself. The swim up bar seating, that overlooks the negative edge, is absolutely amazing. This pool is the epitome of the most EPIC backyard swimming pool.