10 Extravagant Pool Design Inspirations

Does your ceramic, kidney-shaped pool not have the wow factor you’re looking for? Do you want to take your residential pool and transform it into a backyard paradise? Pool remodeling from So Cal Pool Plaster allows you virtually endless possibilities. From jacuzzis to waterfalls and waterslides to sun shelves, there are tons of options that you can include to make your pool your own. If you need help imagining what’s possible for your pool, here are some impossibly beautiful and extravagant pool designs that can serve as inspiration for your next pool renovation project.

This beach house features a stunning infinity pool with a unique shape and modern stone coping. Its unique rounded infinity edge isn’t its only distinct feature; it also includes a sun shelf that provides the illusion of floating lounge chairs.

This stunning, ultra-modern home includes a unique pathway leading straight from the second level to the pool deck and spa. While not everyone can have a direct-to-pool bridge installed, a built-in spa like the one seen here is a common pool feature that provides a touch of luxury to any Southern California home.

This pool in Los Altos Hills is the epitome of mid-century modern luxury, with wraparound sun shelves and an underwater jacuzzi that can make any property stand out. 

This beautiful pool with stone-heavy design features also includes a jacuzzi, an island with a fire pit, a waterfall feature, a lazy river, and a sun shelf with built-in loungers.

This homeowner has utilized their backyard’s unique landscaping to create a waterslide feature that transforms their residential pool into a virtual water park. 

Create an ethereal and luxurious backyard oasis with a grotto jacuzzi veiled by a delicate waterfall feature. Gold accents, beige stone, and LED-lit steps add an element of romance 


Beach entry pools are becoming increasingly popular as a way to create a backyard oasis with a natural appearance. Feel like you’re at the beach every day from the comfort and privacy of your own backyard.

What’s better than a massage chair? A massage chair in your pool! This all-white, modern in-ground pool features angular steps and a sun shelf with built-in jacuzzi lounge chairs for the ultimate in relaxation. 

This tropical home utilizes landscaping in its pool design, with floating palm trees and stepping stones incorporated in order to get the best of both worlds while maximizing their backyard space.

This massive swimming pool is the largest private pool in Texas. Aside from the astounding size of the pool itself, it also features virtually every pool design option available. There’s a lazy river, jacuzzi, water slide, waterfall, rope swing, sun shelf, multiple bridges, planted palm trees, and an island that includes a bar, gazebo, fire pit, and hammock area. There’s no shortage of design inspiration here.

If you want to get creative with your pool design and transform your home into a dream oasis, get started with So Cal Pool Plaster today. We can make any pool remodeling dream a reality, with more than 10 years of experience serving all of Southern California. To speak to one of our designers about the possibilities for your home, or to receive a free estimate on a project, give us a call at (714) 617-8182 today.