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Small but great: 6 mini pools

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Who says that you need plenty of space to create a dreamy swimming pool in your backyard? In this homify feature, we have a look at 6 special mini pool ideas, perfect enough for even the simplest garden area. A pretty pool in a small space is awesome enough to cool off after a long day at work, especially on a sweltering summer day. Now, we may be ahead of ourselves, seeing that it's still winter in South Africa, but with some preparation and creativity, you will be able to include a mini pool in the garden or your modern home. Let's find out how!

1. Luxurious

Even a mini pool can offer a great deal of luxury. This image showcase a mini pool on a terrace. At the edge of the pool is a cushioned seat that allows you to sunbathe, and take in the fresh air poolside before dinner, simply dip your feet in the cool water to relax and unwind. Remember to include some grand illumination, allowing you and your family to enjoy the comfort of the pool even after dark, while a heating system will keep the water a pleasant temperature throughout the year.

2. Flexible

Mobile pools are awesome if your budget is limited, allowing you to introduce a mini pool in the garden at a fraction of the cost, an amazing option for those summer days in the sun during the long school holidays. It's convenient, easy to set up and won't require any extra construction.

3. Year-round

 Garden  by design@garten - Alfred Hart
design@garten—Alfred Hart

@wat—Minipool, Sauna-Tauchbecken für den Garten

design@garten - Alfred Hart

This mini pool on the terrace, is another great example of how a pool can be incorporated into a small area. While the size may be petite, this pool has a water depth of 1.35 metres, just perfect to practice water gymnastics at any time of the year, come chilly winter or a sizzling summer.

4. Social

You may think your mini pool in the garden won't be ideal for socialising and entertaining, but there's nothing more incorrect. Here's an image of a minimalist designer pool and how perfectly placed it is even in a desert location surrounded by absolutely nothing. It's extraordinary in its simple elegance. How's that for a different and unusual pool design?

5. Athletic

modern Pool by Hot Tub Barn
Hot Tub Barn

Riptide Nautilus Super Pro Swim Spa

Hot Tub Barn

It's important to bear in mind that a pool is not only a space to relax and unwind, but also a great way to exercise and maintain your athletic ability. An indoor pool is awesome because it allows residents to make use of the space regardless of the weather conditions. Consider this layout if you're looking to add a mini pool for your balcony.  But, if you would like to train seriously and really get a good deal: then a sophisticated countercurrent system ensures optimal training conditions.

6. Relaxing

Our final pool for a small outdoor area has to be this lounging mini pool that is not suitable for swimming, but has a very relaxing effect. The design offers eight different massage jets, which will help you relax underwater, easing and calming those tense muscles. The benches are perfect for a relaxing chat in the warm water with friends and family. Now all you need is a gorgeous braai zone to complete your garden design. Here are 11 beautiful South African braais.

Which of these pools are perfect enough for your home?
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