This infinity edge pool at this San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico, home was constructed around an existing tree, which appears to float on the surface of the water. From the lounge chairs, a person may enjoy views of the pristine pool water, the reflection of the clouds and the Pacific Ocean in the distance.
This beautiful, split-level backyard has something for every occasion. With a large, grassy space on the upper lawn, there is plenty of room for a quick football game, while the lower level boasts two dining areas, a lounge space, a spa and an elegant water feature that brings serenity to the design.
An outdoor kitchen features a custom vent hood that allows it to operate under the cover of this elegant tropical lanai. The spacious outdoor room features multiple zones for lounging and dining, as well as screens that protect it from the elements. The entire space takes advantage of the home's spectacular tropical views.
The contemporary coffee cafe is designed for the Scottsdale Area Association of REALTORS® headquarters, Venue8600. A wood bar is paired with sleek white countertops and white and yellow barstools. Cool pendant lights hang above the bar, and a comfortable lounge area is the perfect spot to meet with clients or take a break.
A sharp black door opens from the front porch into the lounge entry space. Ebony accents and elements throughout the home’s design, from the rocking chairs to the windows and doors, tie each unique space together to give the home a cohesive, modern farmhouse feel.
This modern gray living room features a small sitting area with a black sofa and neutral chaise lounge, as well as a gray and white area rug. A staircase leading from the living room to upstairs area includes a balcony overlook that is illuminated by a candelabra-like chandelier.
The swimming pool is even more alluring at night, as LEDs illuminate the water and transform it into a stunning visual feature. Flagstone wraps around the length of the pool, too, and provides a safe route back to the lounge area.
The placement of the bar helps keep the conversation flowing while cooking. The homeowners and guests can dine on the glass-top table or in the lounge area. The arched doorway connects to family room for easy access. Inspired by the vaulted ceilings, designer Bea Pila added handmade copper lanterns to cast off a warm and comfortable ambience.
Guests at the dining room table can enjoy stunning views, thanks to the patio doors that open the area to fresh air and the deck outside. The custom linen-polyester drapes in the dining room coordinate with the drapery in the great room's lounge area, both color-matched to the paint on the walls to create a streamlined look.
Two deep-seated teak lounge chairs with red cushions covered in all-weather fabric make for a cozy outdoor seating area. Prairie-type, drought-tolerant grasses that surround the nook are found along roadsides and in edge-of-woodland conditions in Plymouth.
Tucked into the hillside and encircled by trees, this outdoor space by designer Elizabeth Przygoda-Montgomery seems like something out of a dream. Here, visitors can take a lap in the infinity-edge pool, stretch out on either of the lounges, or cozy up by the fire pit and enjoy views of the desert at sunset.
The curvy lines of a contemporary rug are mimicked in fun outdoor furniture, creating a chic spot for lounging on this rooftop terrace. Ottomans offer versatile extra seating, and a trio of side tables means guests don't have to reach far for their drinks. Planters of varying heights add bursts of color to the space's neutral palette.
The room's architecture is balanced by organic textures in a soothing color palette. An upholstered headboard in rich green makes a statement in this mostly neutral space, while swing-arm lights add a unique touch to the room. A pair of chaise lounges make for an elegant sitting area with lots of natural light.
With access to a stunning balcony, this light and airy master bedroom is a welcome retreat. The classic four-poster bed and chaise lounge are placed to enjoy views of the landscape beyond. This exceptional Georgian estate in Bel-Air, Calif., was built in 1929 by architect Paul Williams and recently underwent a complete restoration.
This stunning waterfront property on Massachusetts' Chapoquoit Island offers water views from every room. The Cape Cod-style home features indoor and outdoor living space with access to sailing, tennis and beach activities. A picturesque red brick patio allows the owners and their guests to enjoy dining al fresco or to simply lounge outdoors and relish the beautiful views.
The long white sectional is filled with white throw pillows for a padded finish to the sitting space. A white cabana cover shades the lounge area while keeping with the sunny and bright feel. A low Asian coffee table features sharp lines and a calm, neutral color. Wood cabinets built into the stone retaining wall provide easily accessible storage.
Take advantage of the ample green space and provide a place for guests to lounge. Spread painters' canvas under blankets to keep critters and moisture away. Throw pillows and wraps will keep guests comfortable.
Break your outdoor space down into defined zones. Here, the central area is more casual and lounge like while the back is designated for a more formal sit-down meal. Three feet of space between the house exterior and the central area rug allows for plenty of traffic in and out of the space.