DESIGNING YOUR GOLD COAST RESORT STYLE SWIMMING POOL
CREATE YOUR LUXURY RESORT STYLE POOL
Swimming pools can be a very practical feature of a home; great for exercising, injury recovery and cooling down on those warm Gold Coast days. But they can also be a wonderful visual feature creating a luxurious, resort style atmosphere designed to make you feel like you’re on holiday in your own backyard.
Owning your own luxury pool can be a great investment to increase the value of your property. And you’ll get the most out of your investment as you’ll find yourself gravitating to the pool area when you want to relax and recover, entertain guests, host a party or exercise. Having your own luxury pool to swim laps in can be more appealing than hitting the local gym.
Your luxury pool options are endless so it’s important to spend time designing the perfect scene for your backyard. Consider the following:
Use pinterest – you can check out Palm Beach Pool on Pinterest, or a good old fashioned cork board to gather images that appeal to you. Aesthetics to consider include:
- Colours and textures
- Water Features – Such as fountains, bubblers and waterfalls
- Outdoor Features – Including fireplaces, decks, pergolas and barbecue areas
- Pool Styles – Whether it be classic, freeform, indoor, infinity, lap, modern or natural
Once you have a clear picture of how you want your luxury pool to look, prioritise your ‘must haves’ and your ‘nice to haves’. Once you engage with your pool designer or pool builder, this will help you stay within budget and logistical restrictions.
Think about how you will get the most use out of your pool. Will it mainly be used for swimming, relaxing or entertaining? If swimming is your main use, you’ll want to consider the shape of the pool and interior surface so that you can swim laps as comfortably as possible. For relaxing, you might think about water features to create that calming atmosphere such as fountains, bubblers and waterfalls. And for entertaining, your main focus might be more on the surrounding areas and the aesthetically pleasing pool views.
If you’re designing a luxury swimming pool, you’ll probably want all the bells and whistles that go with it. This can end up quite expensive but fortunately, you don’t need to compromise on bringing your dream to life. Luxury pools can be completed in stages, phased out according to your budget to complete each stage.
AUTOMATION & MAINTENANCE
Thanks to the innovative smart technology now available to use, maintaining a pool can be as automated as you want it. Automation options to consider include:
- Control water temperature
- Monitor chemical balance and automatically add chemicals as required
- System alerts directly to yourself or to your pool maintenance provider for potential leaks and manual maintenance requirements
- Automated filtration, sanitation and cleaning
- Variable pool pump speeds
- Control lighting to help reduce mould and bacteria, set timers and zones, adjust colours and decorative effects
LET’S GET STARTED
Once you have considered all of the above features, you should engage a pool design or pool builder to help bring your dream to reality. Although designing a luxury pool can be exciting and fun, this is most likely your first time so it’s important to speak to an expert to confirm what’s possible for you. Contact us at Palm Beach Pools so that we can help bring your vision to life.