40 Great Small Swimming Pools Ideas

Small swimming pools are not only great for small backyard, but it is also more intimate and personal. Here are some cool ideas on how to achieve the perfect pool in your backyard

If you have a backyard available, you have two options: landscape it into a beautiful garden, or make a relaxing swimming pool to cool off.

You can have both if you turn it into a small pool. A small swimming pool is a great idea if you have limited space at home but still want to have beautiful exterior and outdoor space. After all, there are many swimming pool ideas that have smart shapes that can help you to save space.

One of the great things about installing a swimming pool is that we can customize it according to our preference. And we can also do that even if we have small and limited space.

Using the irregular shape of pools is recommended for the small living room because the pool is dependent on the shape of your yard.

Some advantages of having a small swimming pool are that it is economical to operate. They can be heated more effectively too and are easier to clean and maintain.

Today we are going to share with you these small swimming pool ideas. Come and take a look at how gorgeous these small pools can be with the right lighting, landscape, and furniture!

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Elegant Swimming Pool

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The selected lighting materials used in this small pool make this area stand out from others. Its designer has created a rather modern look with this pool design.

Melbourne Pool

exterior design

Here is a small swimming pool that possibly adds more life to the exterior. The backyard is quite simple too with plants on one side and a single comfortable chair beside it.

Backyard Small Pools

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The shape of this small home pool complements with the available space in the yard. Its bright blue tiles adds a splash of color in the backyard. The designer has divided the pool into two, adding more personal space for the owner.

Wells Pools

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At night the serenity and peaceful place may be available in this swimming pool area. The wall at the far side of the pool looks great with the mosaic tile at the center with water flowing.

Happy Slate

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The designer obviously made use of the limited space in the backyard just to provide cool and fresh area in the house. The designer has added some stone-tables right at the center of the pool with an area for eating.

Wells Small Pools

unique little pools

Here is the total alluring and unique little pool in the exterior that is one of the best spot in the house. The designer have artistically landscaped the backyard. It’s brick-walled pool looks gorgeous and compliments the long chairs and the stone basin at the wall.

Cool Water Pool

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The client may certainly consider this small swimming pool as one of the best space in his house. The designer has made use of an irregular shape for its pool and placed it in the corner with plants behind.

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Here is a another view of the pool at a different angle.

Elraziq

waterfalls

The splash of the water falls installed in the side of this swimming pool adds a nice touch to this area. The designer has given enough space to add lounge chairs and a small table for the user to enjoy.

Wooden Deck Small Pools

backyard

The coolness and freshness of the water in this cute pool complements with the open space in the backyard. The designer has added a glass wall around it to separate the area from the rest of the backyard.

Dick Oatts Pools

enclosed pool

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This small pool is enclosed with this fence to separate it from the other parts in the house. The designer has added pen lights on the poo to add light to the area at night.

Caribbean Pools Spas

natural design

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The sound of the waterfalls in this pool definitely adds more life and connection to nature. The designer made the pool look very natural with it mosaic-like tiles and waterfalls.

Small Lap Pool

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This small lap pool is enough for swimming enthusiasts who wish to practice his swimming activities at home. The designer have complemented the color of the pool walls to the wooden fence of the backyard. The lounge chairs are also of the exact hue of the tiles.

Tropical Private Pool

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The designer has added vertical lines around the pool making it appear bigger. The tree at the side adds an effective focal point to the area too. While sitting in the living space you may take the full advantage of this elegant swimming pool outside.

TTSN Pool

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The lights installed in the pool side make this area more luxurious and romantic. It’s overlooking view is quite irresistible and the designer has added some small trees around it to match the view.

Avenue F Backyard Lap Pool

Avenue F Backyard Lap Pool The backyard lap pool at Avenue F may be small but it is pretty functional as it is designed as a lap pool. Its surrounding area is tiled with pebbles in between.

Claremont Residence’s Rectangular Swimming Pool

Claremont Residence's Rectangular Swimming Pool Claremont Residence’s swimming pool is situated on large and open backyard. Its pool is quite simple with gray tiles on the other side to add a natural look. The designer has put up a glass wall to separate the pool from the rest of the garden.

Feldman House Infinity Pool

Feldman House Infinity Pool Feldman This House infinity pool looks lovely at night with the enticing and relaxing color of the house and the rest of its facade. The pool is elevated and was designed as an infinity and lap pool.

Atrium House’s Pool Waterfall

Atrium House's Pool Waterfall Atrium House’s Pool Waterfall is truly remarkable and unique. Despite the small space, the designer was able to create a simple rectangular pool with a wood-coloured flooring at the side.

Redwood Clad Curved Pool

Redwood Clad Curved Pool This Redwood Clad Curved Pool is situated at the centre of the house where the master bedroom has a direct access to the pool. Its curved shape softens the otherwise edgy look of the courtyard.

Enticing Pool with Mountain View

Enticing Pool with Mountain View The pool from this LA home adds an intimate look to the modern design of the structure. Its size is not too big, however, that it does not take away the attention from the facade and the view.

Waterfront House Cute Pool

Waterfront House Hidden Pool The small but inviting pool at this waterfront house in Sydney looks intimate with its small but cozy space. The designer has put the small pool at the front and designed it simply so as not to take the attention from the view. Just imagine swimming here while enjoying the views of the beach!

Two Storey Bungalow Long Pool

Two Storey Bungalow Long Pool This Two Storey Bungalow Long Pool looks interesting and perfect for those who loves taking a lap around the pool. The designer has placed some plants on one side of the pool (adding a refreshing feel to the area) while opening up the pool to the rest of the living room.

24th Street Residence Modern Small Pool

24th Street Residence Modern Small Pool This modern pool at the 24th Street Residence looks great with the edgy and modern facade of the house. The light in the pool compliments the lights in the house where the wall are mostly glass.

Deronda House Edgy Pool

Deronda House Edgy Pool This small pool at the Deronda House looks edgy. The designer has used geometrical shapes here to math the modern and edgy look of the facade of the house.

Etesian House Blue Pool

Etesian House Blue Pool Etesian House Blue Pool looks gorgeous with its blue tile and serene light. The designer has designed the pool in a minimal way so as not to take away the attention to the facade. Its simple design adds a nice touch to the garden.

Badger Mountain House Simple Rectangle Pool

Badger Mountain House Simple Rectangle Pool Badger Mountain House Simple Rectangle Pool blends well with the open area of the backyard and the rest of the landscape surrounding the property. The designer added a nice little ramp on one side. There area is minimally designed in colors of gray concrete.

La Jolla Residence Box Pool

La Jolla Residence Box Pool La Jolla Residence Box Pool looks serene with the lush greenery in its surroundings. The designer has made the pool using dark colors of tiles. A jacuzzi on the side was added for the owner.

Casa Atrevida Above Ground Pool

Casa Atrevida Above Ground Pool Casa Atrevida Above Ground Pool looks pretty unique. The pool and the area has a rather tropical vibe that makes you think of beach and island.

Peruvian Beach House Geometric Pool

Peruvian Beach House Geometric Pool Peruvian Beach House Geometric Pool looks inviting with its simple yet cute design. The designer has designed it to be above the ground and as an infinity pool.

Casa Xixim Glassy Pool

Casa Xixim Glassy Pool This gorgeous photo of the Casa Xixim Glassy Pool makes this cute pool looks glassy and elegant. The pool is quite simple with the white concrete surrounding the pool. This matches the white and simple facade of the house.

Renovated Heritage Home Dazzling Pool

Renovated Heritage Home Dazzling Pool Renovated Heritage Home Pool is quite dazzling with its bright blue tile and emphasised extensively with its dark pool lining. The shape of the pool looks edgy and compliments the unique exterior of the house.

Robinson Concept Home Beautiful Pool

Robinson Concept Home Beautiful Pool Robinson Concept Home’s small pool looks great with the lighting on the pool and the wall. The designer has separated the pool from the house with a glass frame and added some green plants on the wall for a fresh look.

Medina Residence Concrete Pool

Medina Residence Concrete Pool Medina Residence Concrete Pool is simple with its gray concrete surrounded by pebble and small stone. This design adds an outdoorsy and natural look to the pool.

Monte Vista Personal Pool

Monte Vista Tropical Pool This Monte Vista Personal Pool is the house’ second and much smaller pool. It is designed like a bigger jacuzzi. The blue tiles look amazing and completely steals your attention.

Brise House L-Shaped Pool

Brise House L-Shaped Pool Brise House L-Shaped Pool is a relaxing space to the open and modern space of the house. The designer had added some concrete division on the pool for the owners to sit on and relax.

House Sar Woody Pool

House Sar Woody Pool House Sar Woody Pool looks amazing with the woody-color of the house. Its shape also matches the edgy shape of the facade.

Split-Level Home Spotted Pool

Split-Level Home Spotted Pool Split-Level Home Spotted Pool is simply designed with spotted tiles. The pool is rather relaxing, topping it with such a gorgeous view.

Casa Sal Minimal Pool

Casa Sal Minimal Pool Casa Sal Minimal Pool is long and narrow, with blue tiles that match the ocean view outside. The owners can have a relaxing dip while watching the gorgeous landscape.

These brilliant designers were able to exhibit their own style and design on how to take the full advantage of the available space.

Hopefully, we have provided you enough inspiration with this variety of swimming pool designs and styles to choose from. These pool ideas will certainly make your house more sophisticated and neat. You can also apply the different shapes of a pool if you want to.

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