If a home resort ambience is what you have in mind, consider incorporating a spa into your pool plan. Soothing and invigorating, the latest spas feature high-pressure massaging water jets and computerized temperature controls. Often a focal point for entertaining, a custom-designed concrete spa can be integrated into your poolscape, or if you prefer, a freestanding acrylic spa can serve as a relaxing oasis.
Landscaping can transform a straightforward pool installation into a total backyard experience. Like a room in your home, your poolscape is a form of personal expression, so give some thought to creating the perfect mood. The clean lines if a modern urban oasis, the rugged atmosphere of a northern cottage retreat, the Zen of a Japanese garden, the classic formality of a Mediterranean Villa, the options are limited only by your imagination.