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Top Backyard Pools of 2013


Summer means a lot of pool time to help stay cool in the heat! Although pools can be a traditional rectangular shape, for some, the backyard pool is another living space that has received extra attention. Here are the top backyard pools of 2013.

Franklin, Tennessee

This lagoon-shaped pool is not only a perfect size for relaxing, but it is surrounded by lush greens; providing the ultimate relaxing outdoor space. The pool also includes a fun slide and hot tub. Although the pool isn’t one of the largest pools out there, a swimmer could easily hop on over to the beautiful lake for a more challenging swim!


Paradise Valley, Arizona

For a more relaxing environment in the backyard, there is this beautiful pool area in Arizona. The gorgeous fountain and pillars make this pool fit for Greek Gods. The stone pathway across the pool allows the pool to pleasantly fit into the landscape. The rest of the pool includes a waterfall with a nook underneath and comes straight up to covered outdoor spaces, making it resemble Greek and Roman like architecture.


St. Thomas, Virgin Islands

This pool is the epitome of a lagoon-style pool. Although it almost seems unnecessary to have a pool with a backyard being a gorgeous ocean, this pool makes our top list for its great detail and shape. The lagoon-like pool includes a small island, multiple depths including a gradual descent, and lighting that accentuates the palm trees and other lush greens. Finally, let’s not forget the perfect view of the ocean and islands from the pool area.


Scottsdale, Arizona

Living in a dessert hasn’t stopped this home from showing off dessert greens in its pool area! This multi-level pool has exotic landscaping full of rocks, cactus and miniature water falls; creating a relaxing atmosphere. The pool itself is made with various rocks, giving off a natural-feel, making it all the more exotic.


Henderson, Nevada

This pool isn’t just a lagoon, it’s a whole retreat. The pool includes multiples levels, bridges, hot tub, and even a lazy river. Now that’s called relaxation! In the evening the pool lights up beautifully making the pool area relaxing and inviting at night. This home definitely knows how to cool off in the summer heat with its pool retreat.


It would be difficult not to celebrate the summer heat with these top pools! These top pools are all unique and perfect for relaxing day or night. Which one of these backyard pools is your favorite?

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