48 Outdoor Hot Tub Pools, Tubs, Showers Design Photos And Ideas

The team installed an off-the-grid hot tub—known as a Dutch tub—that's heated by a wood fire. “Essentially a couple of copper coils get wrapped around a fire pit with a hi and low input/output connected to the tub. Once the fire heats up, the hot tub really gets cookin’. At its hottest we have measured it at 104 degrees,” says Jimmy Mathew’s, GreenSpur’s Director of Development.
When you stay in Manshausen, you’ll be suprised to find a hot tub and dam that you can enjoy at your leisure. It holds up to 14 people and leads down to a dam that holds salt water that’s pumped into the contained area to keep it fresh.
Kelly Milford helps son Adam out of the hot tub nestled on a wood deck in back of the house. The exterior paint is Wrought Iron by Benjamin Moore.
A sheltered hot tub outdoors.
A lower-level patio with benches and a generously sized spa allows the homeowner to enjoy the view while entertaining company. The stairs are made from naturally fire-resistant ipe wood.
There is even a private meditation garden off the master with a zen pond, waterfall feature, and a hot tub.
"The homeowners hoped to transform their lot into a unified, beautiful, indoor-outdoor oasis linking their home, yard, and a new backyard shed in a designed experience where every detail would come together to compose the many smaller sub-spaces into an integrated whole," notes the design firm.
Concrete pavers line the new hardscape, which steps up to a deck built of ipe wood. Ipe wood has also been used for the built-in benches and fencing.
The netted, hammock-like balustrades are an innovative solution that provides safety and a place for relaxation, while keeping views as unobstructed as possible.
A tub inset in the deck fosters a true retreat experience.
Along the glass sliding doors, a wooden bench extends to the apex of the room to capture stunning views of the rural landscape.
Outdoor shower
An upper-level media room.
The soaking tub is consistently heated to 102 degrees.
An outdoor hot tub is a perfect spot from which to enjoy the surrounding views and relax after a day of hiking or biking.
The deck connecting the two buildings has an outdoor rain shower and a soaking tub, both part of the property’s gray-water system.
Just an hour from London, Elmley Nature Reserve in the Isle of Sheppey in Kent, England is a 3,200-acre wilderness estate with plenty of wildlife and tranquil landscapes.
The addition of an alfresco tub is perfect for relaxing on starry desert evenings.
Sliding glass panels in the bathroom open to put the tub in the tree canopy.
Concreteworks cast the custom outdoor soaking tub.
Viewing Decks and Infinity Pool
An outdoor kitchen, green lawn and pool makes the rear-yard the perfect spot of outdoor soirees.
The pool is located in the rear yard, where the Hollywood Sign can be seen.
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The glass and wood walls of the bathhouse, like other retractable panels on the house, 

offer shade with a view.
The backyard
To stay near home after her daughter was born, Siegal built a studio at the rear of the property in 2007.
The custom built spa was a must have for the homeowners, and features a concealed solar cover beneath the deck boards. It was raised to offer the dramatic view of downtown San Francisco and the East Bay Hills beyond. The interior of the spa is integral color plaster with a Quartzite slab liner at the water line. The sunken conversation pit lies next to the spa and features radiant tubes imbedded in its cantilevered concrete seat.
The former elevator bulkhead has been re-purposed into a hot tub.
Outdoor Tub: A tucked-away bathtub provides  a private backyard oasis. “We kind  of got carried away,” resident Maury Strong recalls of the decision to place the 59-inch freestanding Keren basin outdoors. “My view was, ‘Let’s just do it all.”’ The extra effort paid off—the outdoor bath is among  her grandchildren’s favorite parts of  the house. Her husband, Ron Caron, also enjoys relaxing there.

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.