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7 Luxury Swimming Pools That Have To Be Seen To Be Believed (PHOTOS)

From Huffington Post

As this article from the Huffington Post states, "a high-end home would just feel incomplete without a swimming pool."  We couldn't agree more.  While the swimmng pool has become the ultimate luxury item for the high-end custom home, some designers have advanced the artform to a new stratosphere.  This post presents seven of these over-the-top designs that are described using terms like "amazing" and "extreme".  Check it out for some design inspiration on your own backyard shangri-la.

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MY POOL WATER IS NOT ALL THE SAME COLOR?

From SwimmingPool.com

Of all the myriad questions that are presented to swimming pool designers and builders, the most common question is "What color is my pool going to be?"  This is a very complex and complicated question to answer, and frankly, the real answer is a moving target.  Pool color can be affected by a number of factors, and can change dynamically depending on the environment.  This post from Swimmingpool.com gives a very good explanation of these factors, as well as what a consumer can expect from the final product.  

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Luxury Outdoor Fountains with Dramatic Flair

From Luxury Pools

Landscape designers are always looking for proper space allocation, rhythm, repetition, and focus.  There are many ways to create a focal point in a landcape design, or funnel the eye towards a specific feature or set of features.  Even with an inground swimming pool in the design, the focal point can be something elsewhere in the space.  This post from Luxury Pools shows that a fountain feature can be that very crowning jewel on any landscape design, and shows some elegant examples of the state of the art.

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THE HISTORIC RISE OF SWIMMING POOLS

From Hayward

Hvae you ever wondered when the first swimming pool was constructed?  When did ancient man decide to create an alternative to natural bodies of water and create a swimming pool or hot tub specifically for recreation and therapy?  Why did man make this leap?  These and other questions are answered in this brief history of swimming pools by Hayward Pool Products.  

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9 tips for an outdoor kitchen that lets you enjoy the party

From Fox News

Outdoor living is the new great american pastime.  Families want to staycation at home, and are building their own outdoor living spaces to accomodate family and friends for entertaining, fun, and recreation.  Swimming pools are sometimes a part of this formula, but a huge surge in outdoor kitchens has been sweeping the country.  A properly designed outdoor kitchen can make the difference between a flawless entertaining and family experience, and a nightmare.  This post from Fox News gives some practical and ingenious tips for designing the ideal outdoor kitchen for one's own space, considering spaces for prep, cook, serve, and clean.

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Sunken Sitting Area Designs In The Pool For Your Utmost Relaxation

From Top Dreamer

Skilled swimming pool designers have taken the utility of an outdoor living room and figured out a way to incorporate it into the swimming pool.  Setting a sunken area inside the swimming pool provides a unique vantage point of the pool design, a recreation space for family and friends, and an additional serving area.   This post from Top Dreamer outlines some of the most beautiful examples of this cutting-edge and unique feature for inground swimming pools that simply must be seen to be believed.

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Five Reasons to Own a Pool

There are a hundred reasons to own a pool, but here are a quick five to consider.

From Premier Pools & Spas

Let's say you have the means, the space, and the desire to own an inground swimming pool, but you are just having trouble justifying the expense.  Your famiy is bugging you to take the plunge, but something inside your head is questioning the decision.  Well, this post from Premier Pools & Spas is just the post that you need to read to help you get over the hump.  Among the myriad reasons that you should own your very own inground swimming pool, Premier gives you 5 that will help you make this commitment to fun, recreation, and building memories for your family.

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Does a Swimming Pool Increase or Decrease Your Home’s Value?

From Dave Ramsey

An inground swimming pool in one's own home is the ultimate American Luxury Item.  Most people realize that undertaking an inground concrete swimming pool project on one's home is a relatively expensive proposition, but certainly a worthy one--or is it?  Many people wonder when they are doing a remodel or addition to their home:  How much of their initial investment will they recoup in home value?  With an item as costly as an inground swimming pool, the calculus is the same.  This post from Dave Ramsey attempts to use math and logic to answer this age old question once and for all.

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5 Questions To Ask When Choosing A Pool

From Rising Sun Pools, Inc.

Deciding to install an inground swimming pool can be a monumental decision, but that is only the beginning.  Most people who have taken the intellectual leap to bring the recreation area to their backyard don't know what the first step is to getting started.  That's where this post from Rising Sun Pools comes in.  This post helps guide the first-time swimming pool buyer through the very first stages of designing a swimming pool by presenting the 5 key questions that need to be answered before beginning the process.

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Spectacular swimming pools – in pictures

From The Guardian

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.  Sir Isaac Newton stood on the shoulders of Giants in order to succeed, meaning he merely advanced the knowledge that his predecessors uncovered.  The same principle can apply when you are designing our own outdoor living paradise.  These amazing swimming pools from around the world will inspire you to bring something sublime into your own backyard.

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