147 Outdoor Grass Large Pools, Tubs, Showers Design Photos And Ideas

The pool helps the homeowners take advantage of sunny weather.
The stunning outdoor poolside terrace leads to a 360-degree view.
Architect Salvador Farrajota chats with homeowner and builder Brayden Larkin.
According to the architects, "the spatial arrangement of the ‘pocket’ courtyards is also driven by environmental concerns: the building is teased apart to maximize winter solar penetration and to capture prevailing cooling breezes."
Much of Roscommon House is single-story. With a total of 5,900 square feet of floor area, its footprint takes up the majority of the lot, so the architects cleverly sowed in green spaces wherever they could.
The backyard boasts a swimming pool, established fruit trees, and Concord grapes.
The Wall House in Cascais, a coastal town in an area known as the Portuguese Riviera, is an 11,840-square-foot home made with concrete, wood, and glass—and boasts a pair of large swimming pools on two levels. 
Designed by José Guedes Cruz, César Marques, and Marco Marinho of the Portugal-based firm Guedes Cruz Architects, The Wall House is laid out in an open-box plan, and is fitted with plenty of glass windows to enhance the synergy between its interior and exterior spaces.
A view of the tropical jungle from the pool. The lot is nearly three acres in size.
An expansive, infinity-edge pool stretches to the west side of the site. The winds that are cooled when passing over the pool blow through the home and into the sleeping areas.
The pool patio includes new limestone pavers, a new in-ground pool by Signature Pools, and furniture from Target. The hammock is from Wayfair.
Why build a Passive House? "The obvious answer is low heating and cooling bills, but we find people most appreciate the other benefits, like consistent thermal comfort, sound proofing, and air quality," say the architects.
A new saltwater pool and spa were added to the backyard. Part of the concrete hardscape was replaced with AstroTurf.
The backyard gives a clear view of the modular construction.
A peek at the sparkling pool.
A large pool is located on the east side of the residence.
The cantilevered wing provides privacy by obscuring views into the yard.
The projecting volume also protects the pool from solar glare.
A stone walkway weaves through a grassy, terraced backyard, which is studded with mature trees and complete with a flat lawn, al fresco dining area, and a walled courtyard surrounding an oversized pool, spa, and hills.
The Hollywood Hills home sits on a high bluff and features stunning canyon views.
The rear terrace boasts a recently built heated swimming pool with an infinity edge.
The lot is almost 10,000 square feet, and the fully enclosed backyard space is perfect for entertaining and features a kidney-shaped swimming pool and a hot tub.
A covered sitting area at the edge of the pool.
The side yard is filled with a long, narrow built-in swimming pool. It is the perfect environment to enjoy the Australian sunshine.
Photovoltaics panels were installed at the pool house.
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Because the architects wanted to showcase the view of one of the more majestic oaks on the property, they placed a lap pool below the tree so the mirror-like surface of the water would gracefully reflect its image.
The oak trees, along with the topography of the site, inspired the design of the modern house.
The kitchen also comes with a lovely view of the pool, seamlessly integrating the interiors with the exteriors.
Clean lines and midcentury vibes surround the outdoor pool.
Front of the house.
Canny 'The New' Pool
The meticulous landscaping was achieved by Australian landscape architect Jack Merlo.
A look at the back exterior of the home.
The spa-like pool is the centerpiece of the backyard.
The pools were added in the 1980s by the current seller.
"The design separates public and private space by a covered, but external walkway," note the team. "By juxtaposing these positions, the house acts like a camp—retreating to the tent to sleep and living under the tree canopy outside—a universal gathering space connected by landscape rather than built form."
An expansive outdoor deck features a spacious gunite swimming pool, spa, and pool house with an outdoor shower—all of which add to the home's resort-like feel.
Outdoor Living
Laden with a series of custom-designed, Swisspearl cement board panels and geometric louvres, glass-enclosed living spaces are shielded from the sun while taking full advantage of natural light and available views.
from Pavilion. Backyard overview
from Pavilion looking at the master suite, family room and lofted kitchen
Fabric patio that connects the main house to the guest house.
from the pool looking west into sunset
The infinity pool overlooks stunning views of Mexico and the San Diego skyline and harbor.
Courtyard
A view of the villa from the edge of the pool.
The master bedroom's sliding glass doors open up to an outdoor terrace, garden, and the pool.

Whether it's a backyard patio, an infinity pool, or a rooftop terrace, these modern outdoor spaces add to the richness of daily life. Escape into nature, or get lost in city views. Wherever you are, let these outdoor photos take you somewhere new with inspirational ideas for yards, gardens, outdoor tubs and showers, patios, porches, and decks.