Seven of the most stunning swimming pools around Australia


Author: Georgia Madden on Houzz

When the temperature soars, there’s nothing quite like diving into a sparkling blue pool. If one of these beauties is on your renovating wish list, you’re in for a treat – we’ve gathered together some of our favourite swimming pools for your viewing pleasure.

Bookmark your favourites or simply picture yourself relaxing poolside – pina colada optional.

1. Location: Sunshine Coast, Queensland

Why we love it: An infinity pool in a magical waterside setting – could anything be more appealing? We’re loving how the water feature adds yet another layer of luxury to the design.

2. Location: Forest Lodge, NSW

Why we love it: The owners of this Sydney home have transformed a compact courtyard into a summer-ready space with the addition of a plunge pool. The pitched interior ceiling frames the area beautifully.

3. Location: Melbourne, Victoria

Why we love it: A fresh take on the traditional notion of a backyard pool, this L-shaped design features pale, timber-look floor tiles, bright aqua pool tiles, and a funky shower incorporated into the set-up.

4. Location: Perth, WA

Why we love it: In this space-savvy design by Craig Steere Architects, the plunge pool hugs the living room and a ribbed structure overhead creates intriguing shadow play on the water.

5. Location: Eltham, Victoria

Why we love it: Because who wouldn’t want their very own natural lagoon-style pool surrounded by native greenery in their backyard?

6. Location: Mont Albert, Victoria

Why we love it: An acrylic viewing window by Aquaplex Australia transforms this backyard pool into something truly spectacular.

7. Location: Sydney, NSW

Why we love it: Sensitive landscaping by Sydney firm Garden Life softens the sharp lines of this sleek, above-ground pool.