Take a look at these above-ground pool ideas that are going to make your pool area more functional, relaxing, and most of all fun. Whether you're looking to create a sophisticated spot for the adults or a pool party for the kids, you're going to get a lot of ideas here on how to make it spectacular.
Some of these ideas you can easily do your self and others may require a little bit more help. Whether it be adding a deck or creating a unique area for pool toys, these ideas will inspire you to put a little bit of pizzaz into your pool area.
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This above ground pool is surrounded by relaxing places to sit, eat, and visit. The long table is surrounded by floor cushions and blankets, making it cozy even in colder weather.Continue to 2 of 26 below.
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For a high-end look, this above ground pool features a stone facade that's illuminated by garden lights. A nearby deck features a pizza oven that's perfect for a a pizza pool party during summer days.Continue to 3 of 26 below.
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Stock tank pools are becoming a popular choice for an above-ground pool. This tutorial shows you how to paint the outside of one. The result is a chic pool that looks great. Besides the gorgeous transformation of the stock tank pool, you'll notice several items around the pool that make it more enjoyable. An umbrella is near for shade, a bench where someone can take a seat, and hooks for towels.Continue to 4 of 26 below.
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Small Space, High Style
Even the most unusual and smallest of backyards can house an above-ground pool. This elevated backyard is one a slope and is smaller than a traditional backyard, but it uses the space efficiently. A narrow wood walkway gives easy access to the tiled pool and is a great spot to take in the surrounding views.Continue to 5 of 26 below.
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Add some privacy and color by adding a colorful mural by your above-ground pool. Metal has been put up with a wooden frame and then a primer coat of paint was added. Then the simple mural was painted. Some modern pool loungers and potted cacti make the space complete.Continue to 6 of 26 below.
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A Backyard Getaway
The stone work on this semi-above ground pool is reminiscent of an Italian villa. The large potted plants that surround the pool, along with the water feature, help you get away without ever leaving your backyard.Continue to 7 of 26 below.
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An above-ground plunge pool is surrounded her by lush greenery, vines, and a palm tree. Unique light fixtures give light to the pool and some nearby chairs.Continue to 8 of 26 below.
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Inflatable Pool Deck
If you don't want to commit to an above-ground pool, you can still enjoy an inflatable whirlpool. Here, herzenstimme decked out her pool with a wood deck and a privacy wall. String lighting and other accessories really pull the space together.Continue to 9 of 26 below.
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Pool Water Feature
Not only is an above-ground pool great for swimming and relaxing, but it can also serve as a beautiful garden feature. This above-ground pool by Brothers Three Pools features a large water feature, a stone facade, plants, lighting and large round stepping stones.Continue to 11 of 26 below.
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This above ground pool has been placed in a corner of the yard and has a unique deck made out out of pavers. A wooden walkway gives you a place to enter and exit the pool. Mulch surrounds the pool as well as a wide variety of plants and flowers. This makes for a very relaxing place to take a dip.Continue to 12 of 26 below.
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This dreamy oasis starts with a stock tank with the sides covered to match the surroundings. A walkway takes you through the lush garden, complete with plastic pink flamingos. A partial deck is built around the pool giving you some places to sit and relax.Continue to 16 of 26 below.
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A stock tank pool is an easy solution if you want a backyard pool without the maintenance or cost. It requires virtually no installation, it's easy to clean and with a little TLC, it is aesthetically pleasing. House of Butterfield spruced up her black stock tank pool with a matching wood deck with stairs and outdoor pillows and an umbrella for a relaxing spot to sunbathe.Continue to 17 of 26 below.
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Turn a vintage barn gate into something new with this project. Add a variety of old hooks and you have yourself a towel hanger that you can lean anywhere near the pool. The top of the gate even makes a little shelf perfect for sunscreen.Continue to 18 of 26 below.
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You'll have lots of fun in this backyard! A stock pool is surrounded by some gravel and pavers plus a stone walkway to get to and from the house. The back porch has seating and a grill. Looks like it's ready for some fun!
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What a beautiful setting for an above ground pool! There are large trees and pretty flowers that surround the pool. Some landscaping is done with a path leading in and out of the pool.Continue to 20 of 26 below.
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If you want to have plenty of room for lounging by your above ground pool, you'll want to take a look at this design. There's room for chairs, plants, artwork, an umbrella, and even a lamp. Other additions include towel racks and a bench.Continue to 22 of 26 below.
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Perfect for a Night Swim
The best part about your own backyard pool is that it's always open, so you can go for a nighttime swim whenever you want. Vaughn Hill Home's backyard pool features a large deck with built in benches, lounge chairs and a gazebo with hanging string lights so you can go for a swim day or night.Continue to 23 of 26 below.
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A Private Oasis
Even if you live in a crowded neighborhood, you can still make your backyard feel private and secluded. This hot tub in Wild Rose Country Home's backyard has a deck area to house towels and other items and a tall privacy screen to help escape the real world.Continue to 24 of 26 below.
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Elevated Stock Pool
This stock pool has been slightly elevated off the ground and surrounded by decorative pavers. An extra-large umbrella covers almost the whole pool, keeping everything shady. Keeping inflatables in the pool just makes it look more inviting.