A relaxing side yard is created with a cozy lanai overlooking the swimming pool and ocean. The contemplative space is surrounded by dense native planting to protect from the biting winter winds while maintaining clear views to the water.
An Outdoor tropical Balinese Cabana Floats Over a Lagoon-Like Swimming Pool
A traditional Balinese Lumbung is well-lit against a backdrop of tropical plants as it seems to float over the lagoon-like swimming pool. The design of the hut was specified by the clients who wanted to imbue a strong tropical vibe into their backyard poolscape.
Located in a prestigious neighborhood in Miami Beach, this contemporary home bespeaks of modern luxury in a clean and sleek form. The minimalist garden of date palms and monochromatic green palette complements the architecture of the home.
Tropical Walkway With Organized Rows of Bright Palm Trees and Concrete Tile Path Leading Over Yard and Shallow Pond
Concrete tiles travel all the way through this vibrant yard is a straight line. An opening in a hedge marks the beginning. The path then passes through a border of beautiful palm trees and over a shallow pond.
The Hawaiian residence boasts over 2,000 square feet of covered exterior living space with breathtaking ocean, mountain and sunset views. At night, when the exterior is all aglow, the home is a sight to behold on its own.
A dramatic entry to the garden features large native and tropical trees to help hide the view of the property from the street. Horizontal fencing, sculptural palms and large masses of tropical understory all help to create the sense of a lush, expansive entrance.
Well-placed boulders and stones lead into a relaxing pool, complete with a fun slide. At the end of the pool is real boat that's been transformed into a wet bar and comfortable sleeping quarters with heating and air conditioning.
Natural daylight shows the true colors of the plaster and stones used in this pool design. Scenic Landscaping chose brighter decking materials, tiles and stones to make the outside feel resort-like and bright and bold.
Outdoor Room: Bayfront Mediterranean Villa in Naples, Fla.
Boasting an airy, tropical theme, this outdoor room at Naples Bay features stenciled palm leaves and rattan furnishings. An integrated microwave and cabinet and counter space make it easy to prepare a quick snack without the hassle of going inside to the kitchen.
Lounge chairs were placed off the patio onto the lawn checkered stone area to allow more space poolside. The stones for the checkerboard pattern look nice poolside even in the wintertime when the furniture is put away. This was a last minute addition that really tied the design together.