27 Backyards You’ll Want To Pool Hop This Summer
At the height of summer, there’s nothing quite like coming home after a long day and jumping into a refreshing pool. If you aren’t lucky enough to have one in your own backyard, here are some of our favorite H&H pools you can dream about diving into. Plus, find inspiring pool design ideas to plan your perfect outdoor space!
The view beyond this infinity pool is rivalled only by a Riviera-chic cabana and chaise lounges.
Hamptons style comes north in this Toronto waterfront backyard. Crisp white umbrellas and pillows pop against the weathered shingle exterior.
A Victorian plunge pool makes this modestly-sized urban backyard a luxurious retreat.
The pool takes center stage at this Windsor, Florida, home — the integrated hot tub make it the place to be no matter the weather.
Bountiful blooms and freshly trimmed grass line this Palm Beach, Florida, getaway’s pool, making play time transition into dinner time with ease.
This backyard pool area adopted a country club–feel, complete with a cabana, loungers and closely clipped box hedges to create a lush, manicured retreat.
Simple streams of water cascade into the pool in defined waterfalls for a contemporary feel. How about floating under one of those to wash the stress away?
At Michael Bublé’s L.A. home, perched high above the city sprawl, a deck wraps around the entire home and features a large pool — perfect for unwinding in after a busy day in Hollywood.
A long, narrow lot was no obstacle to the pool-loving owners of this downtown house. A grassed pathway leads to the pool, which features a gently tiered entry.
A refreshing oasis from a summer in the city, the pool’s azure water invites you to jump right in!
Punchy red accents liven up this pool surround — and are the perfect decor for a late-night party.
Deciding between a pool or a pond? This backyard proves you can have both! This lily pond is a nice organic touch which balances out the rigidity of the pool and landscaping beyond.
Vancouver architect Tony Robins’ spare, modern style perfectly captures the laid-back and cool party aesthetic the homeowners were going for. It’s the perfect spot to while away the day (and night!).
Even in the evening, the pool is just as stunning. An ethereal glow from the cabana, firepit and underwater lighting provide the perfect party setting.
At Canadian champion horse rider Eric Lamaze’s Wellington, Florida, home, the infinity pool looks out onto the golf course, seamlessly blending in with the water hazard beyond.
White architecture and furniture give this home a chic South Beach feel, which feels cool even on the hottest of days.
The only thing better than this luxurious pool surrounded by a spacious terrace is the views of the Pacific ocean beyond — bliss!
This Florida backyard has plenty of seating options for dining, warming up or lounging after a refreshing dip.
When designing his East Coast home, architectural designer Nicholas Lewins opted for clean, pared-back lines and continued that feeling outside. A rectangular pool contrasts the wild and organic tumble of the garden plantings.
A Pagoda dogwood punctuates the corner of this infinity pool, which falls off to follow the pitch of the land to the shoreline below.
Inspired by Monet’s Giverny gardens, Maxime Vandal and Richard Ouellette of design firm Les Ensembliers set out to create their own slice of paradise.
The fun never stops is you’ve got a stunning pool like this!
The perfect complement to any pool is a bocce court. Not only does it mirror the pool’s graphic simplicity, it’s also ideal for those late afternoon cocktails!
This countryside pool is finished in black concrete on its sides and bottoms for a steel-like look, perfectly suited to its understated and rustic surrounds.
We’re California dreaming of this Palm Springs backyard — the best way to cool down after a long day under the hot desert sun. A white Malm fireplace heats things up once the sun sets.
Cool blue lighting and extra-comfy lounge chairs keep the entertaining-ready atmosphere going until sun-up.
In keeping with the English country look of this home, a terraced lap pool suits the formal and tailored landscape.