This outdoor living space features a pavilion over the patio with ample lighting and ceiling fans. The stairs leading up to the patio have embedded landscaping lighting, making this a perfect spot for evening entertaining.
Paper lantern lights hang at staggered heights from the exposed ceiling beams in this covered patio. A jute area rug, rustic wood coffee table and driftwood sunburst mirror add texture and warmth to the space.
This Tuscan-inspired, contemporary covered patio stuns with large white columns, a decorative privacy screen and concrete slab floors. Two outdoor wicker seats with pink pillows share a modern table with wooden planks on the ceiling.
No matter the weather, this covered patio is a great spot for lounging. A ceiling fan allows the homeowners and their guests to cool down during the hotter months. There's even a nearby pool for enjoying a swim.
This contemporary covered patio makes for more effective nighttime cooling, allowing the area to stay cooler on average than non-shaded areas. The best areas for permanent shade structures are where you want to create an outdoor room — like a patio or deck — or any space that you want to use for outdoor living.
This sleek outdoor patio features a modern vibe, complete with concrete tile flooring, shutter style windows and a crisp white ceiling. Tropical plants provide natural privacy around the two outdoor chairs with yellow and purple pillows.