138 Outdoor Small Pools, Tubs, Showers Design Photos And Ideas

Amenities include a pool with a waterfall and a sunken tennis court.
An old cistern found on the original site is now a black concrete plunge pool.
Located between the courtyard and the home, the shallow linear pool on the north-south axis is reflected by mirrored-finish panels.
The patio features plenty of space, and includes a pool and fire pit.
This transverse volume projects in an east-west direction out toward the sea. It includes a 23-foot cantilever that contains a gorgeous outdoor pool overlooking the ocean.
The staircase and ramp serve as vertical circulation, connecting the base and access levels.
Classic butterfly chairs from Universal Patio Furniture are stationed by the pool. The mural is by street artist Morley, a close friend.
Dunlop demonstrates the deck’s secondary use: as a launching pad into the concrete plunge pool on the first floor.
The rooftop courtyard is lined with a verdant mix of indigenous plants, including banana trees, palm trees, lion’s claw, Mexican breadfruit, and native vines. The chaise longues were designed for Farca’s EF Collection.
The renovation and two-story extension of this 1880 Adelaide bungalow includes a 23-foot rear lot with a pool.
A heated pool is on the second lot and is surrounded by lush tropical greenery.
A small pool is positioned at the side of the third pavilion. Stairs lead up to a lounge area and edible garden. “That spot catches the last rays of the sun, so it’s a great place for a gin and tonic at the end of the day,” says Rich. “You get this nice layered view all the way down the site and across to Grey Lynn Park.”
Buffalo Construction and engineering firm HFC Group worked with Rich to build the 3,000-square-foot home. The exterior is clad in western red cedar and the roofs are black factory-painted galvanized corrugated steel.
The dining area opens to the pool which overlooks the ocean.
Sliding glass doors lead outside, where there is a heated saltwater pool and patio space for lounging or dining.
Imagine waking up in a room with a stunning view, eating your breakfast on a terrace, walking to a secluded beach for a short dip in the ocean, then drinking wine near a private pool while watching the sunset. That is exactly what Casa Tiny offers to its guests, who can now rent it through Boutique Homes. The cozy house is located on the Oaxaca Coast in Mexico near Casa Wabi, an artists’ retreat founded by Mexican artist Bosco Sodi.
The pool area was designed for outdoor entertaining.
In addition to the pool, there is even a small orchard and terraced vegetable garden.
Outside, a shallow pool cuts a line between the coastline and the adjoining terrace, bringing the expanse of ocean water closer to the living spaces.
The original residence had its living areas located on the rendered precast first floor, which sits atop a base of external clinker brick planes.
Insulated glass was used for the floor to ceiling windows.
The studio seen in the backgroud here, is adjacent to the home.
An extension of the living space is an outdoor pool and lawn.
The pool and expansive lawn provide ample space for outdoor entertaining.
The courtyard pool.
The home wraps around a protected courtyard
The patio and pool area are perfect for full integration of indoor/outdoor living.
The courtyard in the center of the compound opens with a lovely lap pool.
The layout of the three buildings creates a private garden space within the site.
A pergola keeps swimmers cool on hot days.
A plunge pool on the roof of the small building.
A pool and sun deck on the eastern side of the plot.
A sundeck by the pool.
The pool area.
The outdoor space includes a fire pit.
A view of the pool from the terrace.
The pool and hot tub complete the private and shaded backyard.
The geometric pool also captures views of the lush landscape.
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.
The Petal chaise lounges and table.
The courtyard-like area connecting the old and new building is a favorite spot for outdoor gatherings.
The gorgeous exterior view.
There is also a poolside
The lanai and the private pool.
The glass and wood walls of the bathhouse, like other retractable panels on the house, 

offer shade with a view.
Sphinx, the family Carolina dog, scouts the perimeter of the Concrete Collaborative pavers in the backyard. The pavers were installed on a slight angle to channel water to the surrounding gravel, lawn, and planting beds. This substantially lowers the landscape's water demand. Perforated PVC pipes and a pump move excess rainfall (which would otherwise go to storm drains) into an underground basin where it can later drain off. Redwood fencing reflects the material palette of the interior and creates visual continuity around the backyard.

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.