Pool Paradise

Vacation is only a backyard away with these 6 spectacular Dallas swimming pools

Every day feels like vacation when there’s a well-designed pool in your backyard. Our friends at Porch.com found a range of inspiring swimming retreats around Dallas, from tropical to serene and everything in between.


Pool Environments Inc. designed this elegant, architectural backyard featuring a multiheight wall in Lueders limestone, fountains and decorative sconces. A fountain acts as a work of art and provides a soothing soundtrack.

This sleek, compact pool leaves plenty of room for green space. Built by Ware Architecture Studio, its simplicity complements the home's contemporary design.

This tropical oasis designed by Pool Environments, Inc. features a large pool, 10-person spa, koi pond, waterfalls and cabana for the ultimate place to play and relax. It's like having a resort in your own backyard.

This beautiful backyard escape, designed by Fallas Landscape LTD, is filled with luxurious water features, fire pits and outdoor living areas. Just add people for a full-on party.

Harold Leidner Landscape Architects designed this space with zero-edge, tiled swimming pool; fountains; and wraparound porches. It complements the modern Mediterranean feel of the home.

Another design by Harold Leidner, this garden retreat was created for a luxury residential property in Highland Park. The sleek, modern pool is small but serene, and a large hedge ensures privacy from the neighbors.