Retractable walls open the indoor spaces of this modern home to its luxurious backyard pool and outdoor dining room. Wood accents on the ceiling bring visual warmth to the dining area, while flush-mounted infrared heaters add literal warmth, making the space functional all year round.
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.
Fabulous indoor/outdoor terraces overlook the Biscayne Bay from this Mediterranean-style mansion in Miami. Known as Palazzo di Mare, the home was rented by socialite sisters Kourtney and Kim Kardashian while they filmed their E! reality series, Kourtney and Kim Take Miami.
An al fresco dining area and ample seating give guests plenty of spots to enjoy this luxurious Texas backyard. A pergola with ceiling fans provides shelter for a seating area situated next to a stone fireplace. Nearby, the sleek rectangular pool beckons.
A sleek covered patio features clean lines that are echoed in the geometric lines of the pool and the pavers interspersed with grass. The long dining table offers plenty of space for entertaining guests al fresco, while a petite pool house extends this home's indoor-outdoor connection.
A contemporary dining room seats 10 comfortably and sleek, low seating around the fireplace creates a cozy conversation area. The covered patio features skylights above and is open to a lush backyard, so that the outdoors can be enjoyed even in bad weather.
This spacious pool house invites guests to relax by the pool with a modern design, bluestone deck, and blue pebble finish. The hot tub features the same finish and is situated under large, mature trees.
A vaulted ceiling with exposed wood beams covers this screened patio. A simple outdoor dining area and sitting area with rocking chairs allows plenty of space for entertaining. Durable floor tiles ground the space in a stylish way.
Doors on the second level of the home open out onto an exquisite balcony, continuing the home's gray, taupe and tan color palette in the contemporary wicker sofa, chairs and coffee table. Mediterranean accents in the white railing and pillars are reflective of the home's overall exterior style.
A clean, modern fire pit is flanked by a built-in bench topped with custom cushions that blend into the calm, neutral color palette. A pair of sculptural boulders become art when placed before a dark garden wall, which edges an elevated pool.
Plush charcoal gray armchairs carve out an intimate seating area on this covered patio. Large sliding glass doors open the patio to the interior of the home, allowing for seamless indoor-outdoor living.
As seen on Hidden Potential, the backyard of the newly renovated McCoy family home in Huntington Beach, California, features a new pool, separate seating and BBQ areas and storage, giving it the resort feel that the owners wanted.