Modern Pool Seating Areas, 55 Outdoor Home Decorating Ideas

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Swimming pool patio decorating ideas, blue umbrellas, wicker furniture, flowering plants



Outdoor home decorating needs to be attractive and functional. Swimming pool areas with comfortable furniture and elegant yard landscaping create beautiful backyard designs offering modern, private retreats and a vacation-like atmosphere. Are you one of the lucky people who can enjoy a day in the sun by a private swimming pool? Here is the Lushome collection of fantastic, inspiring swimming pool designs and yard landscaping ideas that can help to create beautiful and practical water features and seating areas.

An ideal pool location allows organizing comfortable outdoor home spaces and beautifies yard landscaping with inviting seating areas. A swimming pool area needs some protection from the wind. Plants make beautiful yard decorations, provide privacy, shade, and protection from the wind. A pool house, an outdoor shower, a seating area, and storage are vital elements of beautiful backyard designs featuring pool seating areas.

Setting up an outdoor seating area next to the pool is the perfect recipe for ultimate comfort and relaxation. A warm evening with favorite drinks, delicious snacks, and great company is a fantastic way to celebrate the warm season.

Inspiring swimming pool designs, yard landscaping ideas

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Beautiful outdoor seating areas with spectacular views

Garden furniture with soft pillows that have practical covers for easy washing is perfect for outdoor seating areas. A large table and chairs or a bar-furniture set are great for outdoor dining and entertaining with family and friends.

Decorating with plants, swimming pool area


Yard decorations around the pool look fantastic. Natural yard landscaping ideas, local plants, flowers are the best way to enhance summer decorating ideas. Large potted plants create a pleasant,  exotic atmosphere. Succulents and cacti look beautiful with garden decorations and sculptures. A vertical garden is one of the latest trends in decorating outdoor home spaces. Sumbrellas, mattresses, pillows with nautical stripes create a great relaxing atmosphere around the swimming pool.

Swimming pool patio decorating ideas, blue umbrellas, wicker furniture, flowering plants in planters on wheels
Decorating with plants, potted flowers on a wooden deck beside a swimming pool

Lighting ideas

Water features look fantastic in the moonlight. Pool lighting and outdoor lights increase the beautiful effect and bring a romantic atmosphere into backyard designs. Outdoor lights make evenings more enjoyable and elegantly illuminate the plants around pools, walkways, and the water features.

Modern lighting ideas for swimming pools and patios
Outdoor lights and pool lighting ideas

Swimming pool areas in classic styles

For centuries people have enjoyed relaxing in the water and designed beautiful swimming pools in classic style. U-shaped pools with a shallow area are ideal for relaxing and spending time with kids and friends. Traditional swimming pools in Greek style feature steps and elegant tile designs. Rectangular water features look elegant, classy, and contemporary. Simple geometric forms are functional and easy to maintain.

Concrete patio ideas with swimming pools, backyard designs

New design ideas

The revolutionary natural yard landscaping and pool technologies combine the look of a sandy beach with classic pool designs.  New design ideas allow creating exotic and beautiful water features and beautify backyard designs connecting them with nature in a novel way. A mountain lake, an exotic tropical beach, or contemporary architectural designs with natural stones, wooden decks, gazebos turn outdoor seating areas into inviting, peaceful, and comfortable retreats. Underwater seats, pool islands, shallow areas, and wet bar designs turn modern pools into fabulous places for enjoying the warm months.

Contemporary water features, new design ideas, endless pools for hillsides

Modern water features and patio ideas

Swimming pool designs with a few seating areas create fantastic opportunities for entertaining with friends, playing with kids, or relaxing in a peaceful atmosphere of a private yard. When choosing a pool design and seating area decorating, look for classic and contemporary solutions to find what is the best for your yard and house. A swimming pool and outdoor seating areas that support the house design look harmonious and beautiful, enhancing yard landscaping and bringing more comfort and pleasure into the backyard.

Swimming pool with patio furniture, hot tub, diving board, basketball net
Contemporary outdoor furniture, swimming pool seating area
Peaceful garden with a small pool and patio furniture
Seating area with lounge chairs, classic swimming pool with a hot tub, surrounded by green lawns and trees

  by Ena Russ   

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