Cozy up hard outdoor furniture with pillows and throws to make kicking back in your great outdoors even more enjoyable. But, to prevent damage and a musty smell, don't use indoor (especially down-filled) cushions. Instead, opt for durable outdoor-rated fabric filled with water-resistant polyfill inserts and swap in a Turkish beach towel, which dries super fast, for a standard throw.
Gorgeous Tropical Pool Deck With Ocean View and Surrounding Palm Trees
Palm trees create a tropical frame for this luxurious pool deck overlooking the ocean in Puerto Vallarta. A blue outdoor sofa and shaded lounging areas provide ample space to enjoy this dreamy environment.
Using a wide assortment of container plantings, comfortable patio furniture and architectural features to enhance this small space, K&D Landscape Management created a lovely outdoor grilling area and garden for city homeowners. Color, texture and a potpourri of plants produce a lovely, inviting and serene design.
Picturesque Pool and Patio With Lush Tropical Plants
The distant sunset illuminates this tropical paradise's sprawling patio and pool. A swim in the the 50-foot salt water pool leads the way to a waterfall, while two poolside lounge chairs with umbrellas provide the ideal spot for kicking back to enjoy the view. A variety of tropical plants completes the look of the outdoor space.
Contemporary Combines With Tropical for a Compelling Outdoor Design
Designer Anna Williams created this large, open patio area as a perfect entertaining space for a young family. A contemporary design incorporates with the tropical flavor in both the living and dining areas using comfortable yet practical furnishings that work well for outdoor use. A gray sofa divides the living and dining areas, with pops of green in its accessory pillows.
Relaxing Outdoor Jacuzzi on Tropical Stick-Covered Patio Overlooking the Ocean
A natural wood covering allows the sunlight to peak in over this relaxing outdoor jacuzzi with ocean view. Exterior palm trees and large potted plants create a tropical surrounding perfect for relaxing.
Ample lighting in and around the custom pool creates a beautiful outdoor space that's usable at all hours of the day and night. This secluded Hawaiian estate, located in Omao, on the south side of Kauai, sits of 26 acres of dense, tropical foliage.
Directly off the great room, a spacious lanai offers extended living space for relaxing and entertaining next to the infinity pool and spa. The extraordinary level of hand-craftsmanship throughout the home is second to none. On the patio, strapping columns are full of hand-carved character.
Ceramic garden stools not only add a big boost of timeless style to a front porch seating area, their glazed surface can weather rain or sun with ease while offering up a flat perch for placing a book, snack or drink.
After adding a porch to the second floor of this home, Anthony Carrino and John Colaneri from HGTV's Cousins On Call have created two outdoor living spaces. The patio features a new fireplace and colorful accessories and furniture.
Asked to make this once bland and boring pool area into a relaxing, inviting destination to entertain friends and family, designer Debbie Perez transformed it into a tropical paradise. She kept the homeowners vintage iron chairs and table and we added a new wicker coffee table, sofa, bar top table and stools, along with decorative spiral topiary wall art and mirror.