31 fantastic patio ideas for South African homes

Ritika Tiwari Ritika Tiwari
Bender Arquitetura Patios
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No matter summer or winter, it's always nice to have an outdoor seating area like veranda, terrace, sun deck, or porch where you can dine, enjoy the sunbathing, or simply chill out with family and friends. Today we've got you 30 different ideas for your home add-ons -- all in this ideabook! 

1. An idyllic terrace to enjoy sunshine

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2. Patio with canopy​ -- simple yet practical!

Patio homify Patios
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Patio

homify

3. During summer time, the white tone of the patio is visually refreshing!

House Morningside Principia Design Minimalist style garden
Principia Design

House Morningside

Principia Design

4. Modern and sleek

5. Opt for some comfy outdoor furniture

6. Don't forget the braai equipments!

7. A perfect pergola for your inner peace

8. The adjustable canopy protects you from harsh sun

9. The veranda that leads to a garden is the best place to chill -- no matter what time!

10. A Wooden terrace with magnificent ocean views

11. Spruce up the neutral-toned patio with geometric patterned carpet

12. The outdoor hallway makes the whole living space more spacious

13. A dream patio for sun-seekers

Roca Llisa ARRCC Patios
ARRCC

Roca Llisa

ARRCC

14. A small country style balcony proves that size doesn't matter!

Girl and the cat BLACKHAUS Modern Garden Wood Green
BLACKHAUS

Girl and the cat

BLACKHAUS

15. The cozy daybed together with the electronic fan -- perfect for daytime siesta!

16. Use the bold paint color to brighten up both the exterior and outdoor space

17. Patio surrounded by a garden = a smart twist of your home extension

18. Outdoor lounge with pergola

Beach Front House JSD Interiors Patios Concrete Grey
JSD Interiors

Beach Front House

JSD Interiors

19. The embodiment of transitional style

20. Pergola in front of a garden pool -- children will love the idea!

21. Employ wood beams/ furniture and pair them with white cushions. Beautiful!

22. The colonial style patio is so klassy!

23. Make your own urban jungle at home

24. The modern dinging/entertainment area on the upper terrace

House Pautz homify Modern houses Concrete Grey
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House Pautz

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25. An idyllic corner to chill with friends

Pergola

26. Illumination is important for those evening events

27. Lampshades made of bamboo baskets -- unleash your creativity!

28. Lazy bones, here is your paradise!

29. The patio is suitable for relaxing and to provide a party space/chill out area

Bedroom 3 Terrace TG Studio Patios
TG Studio

Bedroom 3 Terrace

TG Studio

30. Bold colors speak for themselves!

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