Pool Design with Built-In Seating: Enhancing Comfort and Style
Swimming pools are not just for swimming anymore. Instead, they have become a space for relaxation, socializing, and entertainment. Therefore, when building a new custom inground swimming pool or remodeling an existing one, deciding on the shape, size and depth is no longer the only thing to consider.
People now want to turn their ordinary pool design into something extraordinary. For example, people find that built-in seating is a remarkable detail that will enhance the comfort and style of a swimming pool. Built-in seating options, such as benches, bench and stair combinations, bar stools, and tanning ledges, provide functional seating solutions and add aesthetic appeal to the pool design.
When constructing a gunite/concrete pool, built-in seating options can be limitless. Therefore, hiring the best pool builders who build genuine custom pools and not just cookie-cutter designs is vital.
At Escape Pools in Texas, we are that genuine custom pool builder servicing Spring, Houston, Conroe, Cypress, Bryan-College Station, Fulshear, Kingwood, Katy, Magnolia, Montgomery, Navasota, Tomball, Willis, Richmond, The Woodlands and beyond.
Let’s start by exploring a few of the different built-in seating configurations. But remember, we customize just for you.
Benches: Practicality Meets Style
Benches are an extremely versatile and practical seating option. They can be built along the pool’s perimeter, creating a seamless and integrated look while providing comfortable seating with the pool’s side as a backrest. In addition, angling them will enable you to recline comfortably.
Whether you have a geometric or a free-form shape, it does not matter with Escape Pools in Texas. Both add visual interest and create a cozy seating area that encourages conversation and socializing.
Do you have an integrated spa? If so, how about adding benches alongside? This is great for those relaxing in the bubbling spa allowing them to chit-chat with those choosing to sit in the cool pool water.
Bench and Stair Combination: Convenience and Accessibility
A bench and stair combination is a practical and space-saving solution. This combo extends the steps to offer a functional seating area. The measures make it easy for people to enter while extending them allows for sitting and relaxation.
In addition to their functional benefits, bench and stair combinations can also enhance the accessibility of the pool, making it easier for people of all ages and abilities to enjoy the pool. By incorporating handrails or non-slip surfaces on the stairs, the bench and stair combination can provide added safety and comfort for swimmers, children, and those with mobility limitations. This built-in seating type offers a more inclusive area for everyone to enjoy.
Bar Stools: Stylish Seating for Poolside Entertainment
Do you frequent your favorite resort and enjoy sitting inside the pool alongside the bar and chatting with the bartender and other guests? What a relaxing time with your favorite cocktail and perhaps your favorite nachos. Have you thought about bringing your favorite resort to your backyard? Well, it can be done with Escape Pools, and how amazing would it be?
So this is where the bar stools come in as they are installed in the water with access to the poolside bar or outdoor kitchen sunken area. They provide a comfortable and stylish seating solution for you, your family and guests to relax, chat, and enjoy drinks or snacks in the pool
Tanning Ledge: Relaxation, Comfort and Fun
A tanning ledge, or a sun shelf or Baja shelf, is a shallow and flat pool area typically designed for sunbathing or lounging. This popular feature in pool design can be utilized as a built-in seating option, where ledge loungers can build upon it. This provides a relaxing and comfortable spot for pool-goers to enjoy the sun and water.
The ledge is generally designed to be submerged in a few inches of water, allowing users to partially or fully recline in the water while soaking up the sun.
In addition, to allowing the adult to relax and take in the sun, tanning ledges are excellent for small children and pets due to their shallow depth. Add water features, such as bubblers, and it offers an aesthetically pleasing effect; they can be amusing for children and pets to play around wit
What To Add To Your Built-In Seating Options
As mentioned, with Escape Pools, your pool’s built-in seating options are endless. Whatever built-in seating type you choose will have aesthetic appeal and functionality. But let us go beyond the built-in seating, as they can be enhanced in several ways to create a stunning visual effect, making the pool more inviting and luxurious.
First, the material used is crucial to match seamlessly with your pool’s overall style. Whether you choose stone for a natural and tropical look, decorative tiles for a contemporary and modern, or another, it is vital to consider this first and foremost.
Next, what will you add to your built-in seating, an in-pool dining table with even an umbrella? Again, this will be an excellent choice to add more functionality to your pool. But what about its ambiance?
There are many ways to bring creative lighting to your pool, and enhancing your built-in seating area is one. With the new pool’s state-of-the-art LED lighting, much can be done to create stunning effects.
Have We Inspired You?
Let the expert pool designers and builders at Escape Pools in Texas help you with your built-in seating options. From new custom pools to pool renovations and remodeling, do not worry; we have the eye for designing built-in seating that you will be nothing short of amazed with.
Contact us to start discussing your unlimited options.