Whether you’re a swimmer or a lounger, relaxing poolside is one of those simple pleasures to be enjoyed by all. Whether you’re reading, dining, basking in the sun, or taking an afternoon nap, sitting by the pool is a great way to unwind and enjoy your backyard. Check out these beautifully designed outdoor seating areas for the ultimate in poolside comfort and luxury outdoor living.
This pergola creates a beautiful outdoor living space that’s both cozy and luxurious. A large wrap-around couch with white outdoor cushions and colorful throw pillows invites guests to sit down, put their feet up, and enjoy the poolside view.
A ceiling fan keeps guests cool while the rain curtain water feature functions like a moving fourth wall to this elegant outdoor room.
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The sophisticated design of this black-bottom deck-level pool is carried throughout the modern outdoor living spaces surrounding it. A semi-circular couch with textured outdoor cushions and patterned pillows brings the look of an indoor living room to the outdoors.
Sheer curtains and a pair of captain’s chairs form a small seating area at the edge of the pool, allowing guests to dip their feet in while enjoying the view. Oversized chairs, planters, and a mounted weatherproof TV at the far end of the pool create the ultimate outdoor room.
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The small deck area at the end of the pool allows just enough room for a conversation area. Two uniquely shaped red chairs paired with a round white table add a bold pop of color to this modern pool.
Guests can enjoy the look and sound of four dramatic sheer-descent waterfalls installed along the pool’s back wall. A patio umbrella provides shade during the day while colorful lighting and fire features bring the setting to life at night.
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By placing two chairs and an umbrella on the pool’s tanning ledge, this sunshelf can be enjoyed just as much in the shade as it is in the sun! The extended step creates a wide shallow area perfect for sitting, conversing, and getting your feet wet while enjoying the pool’s waterfalls and fire features.
The deck area on the other side of the spa provides room for cushioned lounge chairs making it easy to lounge poolside while staying cool and comfortable.
J. Brownlee Pool & Landscape, Lakeland, TN; Photo by JD Meredith, CAT Photography
The ample deck space around this pool allows multiple places for outdoor seating and dining. Wrought iron chairs fit with the rustic look of the stacked stone wall and brick decking.
The shaded bar at the far end of the pool offers additional seating while the pair of umbrella tables at either end of the pool allow guests to spread out.
Photo courtesy of Pools and Spas by Richard, Cranston, RI