With pool season approaching quickly, you might have the idea of wanting your backyard to be the coolest hangout this summer. Well, cool pool features can make it happen. If you have a pool, add amazing water features that make every evening worth spending in your backyard. There are plenty of options to try. But, you should consider the aesthetic value and added costs of each feature before deciding. Here are some features that could make to your dream pool become a reality.


Pool Waterfalls

If you want a tropical feel in your backyard, you can add a waterfall to your inground pool. It gives a soothing edge to your swimming experience. When taking a relaxing dip, you won’t be interfered by any noises coming from outside. In fact, waterfalls will offer a gushing background noise the blocks the unwanted clutter. Also, it helps the filter to work more efficiently by keeping the water moving. If you intend to add a waterfall, it is always better to hire a landscape architect at the onset of the planning process.

Pool Slides

If you have children, pool slides are the cool pool features that you definitely need. There are plenty of options in slides to choose from. You should prefer the size and material that suits the size of your pool and your requirements.

Swim-Up Bars

Nothing can be more refreshing than a cool drink and a dip in the pool. With a swim-up bar, you can enjoy your drinks while you are in the pool. This feature can either connect to a real bar outside the pool or it can be integrated into the pool. Also, add some bar stools to the mix for creating the perfect atmosphere to take pleasure in your evenings.

Tanning Ledge

When it’s hot and sweaty, you can use the tanning ledge on your poolside to bask in the sun. Tanning ledges have become one of the most sought-after cool pool features. With an in-pool ledge, you can tan and relax without actually moving out of the pool. It also lets you lounge in style in a shallow area with an umbrella over your head.

Fire Pit

Create a Zen-light corner that can warm up your pool area when cool breezes sweep over the nights. Fire pits can be simple or elaborate depending on your needs. You can show them off as an exciting addition to your pool. Choose natural rock, metal, ceramic, or concrete for your backyard fire pit. Fill it with lava rock or crushed grass to hide the gas fixture and let this feature bring inviting warmth to your space.

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Custom Spa

When building a custom swimming pool, don’t forget to add a custom hot tub spa to the mix. It is an amazing feature for your backyard. You will not only relax your muscles but also find the perfect serenity by soaking in the warm water of your spa. You can choose an attached spa that spills over the pool creating a beautiful vision as well.

These are the cool pool features that can turn your simple backyard into a tropical paradise.

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