3 Hawaii swimming pools that take outdoor recreation to the next level

From hosting family gatherings to unwinding at the end of the day, these island homeowners are making a splash.

For all of the many beautiful beaches Hawaii has to offer, nothing beats the serenity and privacy of having a swimming pool in your own backyard. From hosting family gatherings to unwinding at the end of the day, these homeowners are making a splash by taking outdoor recreation to the next level.  

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Photo: David Croxford

1. Backyard lagoon

At first glance, you may never guess that there once was a traditional rectangular swimming pool here. In fact, this saltwater lagoon rock pool blends so seamlessly with the surrounding landscape that it looks like everything else was built around it. But the pool is actually the work of DeBiasi Pacific, which performed the remodel as well as the landscaping to complete the look. Textured concrete curves around the edge of the pool, mimicking natural rocks. Salt-tolerant beach plants  around the perimeter unite the beachy aesthetic of the pool with the cerulean bay in the distance. 

  • 25,000 gallons
  • Water type: Salt water
  • Location: Hawaii Kai
  • Built by: DeBiasi Pacific 

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