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200 of the best backyard swimming pool names to consider

Updated: Jun 9

These backyard swimming pool names will get you seriously inspired.


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Embarking on the journey to create your own backyard oasis is an exciting endeavor, and one element that adds a touch of personality and charm to your aquatic haven is choosing the perfect name for your swimming pool. In this guide, we'll explore a curated collection of the best backyard swimming pool names to consider, helping you transform your outdoor space into a uniquely named retreat. Whether you're aiming for a serene escape, infinity pools, above-ground pools, hot tubs, a lively gathering spot, or a blend of all, the right creative name sets the tone for your poolside paradise. So without further delay, let's take a look at how you go about picking names that are an excellent choice regardless of pool type. 

Backyard Swimming Pool Names: Making a Splash with Personalization

Your backyard swimming pool is more than just a place to take a refreshing dip; it's a canvas for creativity and personal expression so you need a good name. The process of selecting the ideal name for your pool is akin to giving it a distinct identity, setting the stage for memorable moments and creating a space that resonates with you and your guests. It might seem a daunting task at first because you want a memorable name that's agreed by all family members. 

Why Choose a Unique Backyard Swimming Pool Name?

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Beyond the aesthetic appeal, giving your pool a unique and thoughtfully chosen catchy name comes with several benefits. A distinctive pool name becomes a conversation starter, an Instagram-worthy hashtag, and a defining feature of your outdoor space. It adds character to your backyard, making it a welcoming and inviting retreat for family and friends.

The shapes and designs of backyard swimming pools play a pivotal role in shaping the overall aesthetics and functionality of outdoor spaces. 


Homeowners today have a diverse array of options to make the best choice from, ranging from classic rectangular designs that exude a timeless elegance to free-form, naturalistic shapes that seamlessly blend with the landscape. Kidney, oval, and figure-eight shapes offer a softer, organic feel, while geometric designs with clean lines bring a contemporary touch. Infinity-edge pools create a stunning visual effect by seemingly merging with the surrounding horizon. Additionally, the choice of features such as built-in spas, waterfalls, and intricate tiling patterns further enhances the pool's appeal. 


The selection of the right pool shape and pool design is not only about personal taste but also about optimizing the space, ensuring that the pool complements the overall architectural style of the home, and providing a functional and visually striking focal point for outdoor living. Whether it's a sleek lap pool for fitness enthusiasts or a curvaceous oasis for relaxation, the diversity in backyard swimming pool shapes and designs allows homeowners to tailor their aquatic retreats to match their unique preferences and lifestyle.


Section 1: Tranquil Escapes

A tranquil escape is just what you need on a hot summers day. It's always a good idea for pool owners to take a refreshing dip in their outdoor pool. The best pool names for all types of pools are catchy swimming pool names that describe the pool in the best way and make a good impression for the guests at your pool party. 


Serene Oasis Pools

Tranquil Tides Aquatics

Crystal Lagoon Retreat

Peaceful Waters Paradise

Azure Serenity Pools

Gentle Waves Haven

Whispering Springs Aquatics

Calm Reflections Pool Club

Zen Blue Waters

Harmony Haven Pools

Soothing Depths Aquatics

Blissful Lagoon Oasis

Tranquility Cove Pools

Still Waters Retreat

Elysian Blue Pools

Serendipity Springs Aquatics

Dreamy Horizon Pools

Secret Serenity Waters

Placid Bay Retreat

Majestic Mirage Pools

Silent Stream Aquatics

Ethereal Enclave Pools

Mystic Cascades Oasis

Azure Bliss Haven

Whispers of Waves Pools

Pure Serenity Aquatics

Dreamweaver Pools

Crystal Tranquility Waters

Gentle Breeze Lagoon

Sublime Depths Retreat

Enchanted Echo Pools

Whispering Willows Aquatics

Secret Garden Springs

Celestial Waters Oasis

Stillness Haven Pools

Ethereal Echoes Pools

Moonlit Mirrors Aquatics

Zenith Blue Waters

Radiant Reflections Pools

Mystic Melody Retreat

Harmonious Harbor Pools

Twilight Tranquility Waters

Cascading Serenity Aquatics

Elysium Waves Pools

Celestial Springs Oasis

Aetherial Blue Lagoon

Dreamland Depths Retreat

Lullaby Waters Pools

Silent Symphony Aquatics

Blissful Mirage Haven

Section 2: Enchanted Waters


The best swimming pool names for the enchanted waters section all conjure up images of pool parties in magical locations surrounded by waterfalls and eye-catching features like blue water pools. 

  1. Velvet Horizon Pools

2. Lustrous Lagoon Retreat

3. Subtle Symphony Waters

4. Ethereal Elegance Pools

5. Tranquil Twilight Aquatics

6. Velvet Mirage Haven

7. Enigma Springs Oasis

8. Whispers of Serenity Pools

9. Solace Cove Retreat

10. Celestial Cascade Waters

11. Stillness Symphony Pools

12. Moonlit Euphoria Aquatics

13. Velvet Breeze Lagoon

14. Ethereal Essence Waters

15. Enchanted Whirlpool Retreat

16. Whispering Shadows Pools

17. Sapphire Silence Aquatics

18. Tranquil Ember Haven

19. Seraphic Springs Oasis

20. Enigmatic Echo Pools

21. Crystal Veil Waters

22. Luminous Lullaby Retreat

23. Velvet Reflection Aquatics

24. Celestial Elysium Pools

25. Ethereal Embrace Haven

Section 3: Luxury Retreats

These names conjure up images of natural pools in exotic destinations. Think infinity-edge pools, swim spas, and custom pools for the ultimate in luxury bathing. 

1. Tranquil Nebula Pools

2. Velvet Reverie Retreat

3. Luminous Lull Waters

4. Serenity Siren Pools

5. Ethereal Embers Haven

6. Celestial Mirage Oasis

7. Whispering Mists Aquatics

8. Velvet Silhouette Pools

9. Enchanted Eclipse Retreat

10. Tranquil Whispers Waters

11. Crystal Zenith Haven

12. Nebulous Harmony Pools

13. Ephemeral Elegance Aquatics

14. Azure Zephyr Lagoon

15. Tranquil Haven Springs

16. Lustrous Echoes Oasis

17. Velvet Serendipity Pools

18. Ethereal Drift Retreat

19. Celestial Tranquility Waters

20. Enchanted Dreams Aquatics

21. Tranquil Nectar Lagoon

22. Velvet Cascades Haven

23. Serene Stardust Pools

24. Luminous Labyrinth Oasis

25. Ethereal Resonance Retreat

Section 4: A list of names related to exotic havens


The best swimming pool name ideas for exotic havens transport your imagination to exotic locations with water features, water jets and cocktail pools. These name suggestions will make you want to book a holiday this instant. 

1. Aqua Haven

2. Splash Oasis

3. Crystal Wave Retreat

4. Blue Lagoon Haven

5. Neptune's Nook

6. Serenity Splash

7. Sunlit Ripples

8. Azure Escape

9. Liquid Harmony

10. Oasis Del Mar

11. Sapphire Mirage

12. Aqua Vista

13. Radiant Reef

14. Pacific Crest Pools

15. Turquoise Temptation

16. Glistening Depths

17. Mirage Waters

18. Aqua Elysium

19. Nautical Oasis

20. Cerulean Sanctuary

21. Ripple Radiance

22. Coastal Currents

23. Vivid Aqua Vista

24. Aqua Luna Escape

25. Azure Zenith

26. Majestic Tides

27. Cobalt Shores

28. Aqua Dreamland

29. Aquatic Horizon

30. Oceanic Essence

31. Aqua Celestial

32. Mosaic Waterscape

33. Liquid Luminescence

34. Coastal Serenity

35. Mirage Waters

36. Crystal Cascades

37. Seaside Splendor

38. Aqua Mirage Haven

39. Coastal Tranquility

40. Liquid Blue Retreat

41. Aqua Symphony

42. Pacific Breeze Pools

43. Zenith Waters

44. Neptune's Hideaway

45. Aqua Radiance

46. Tropical Aqua Haven

47. Sapphire Serenade

48. Tranquil Tide Pools

49. Lustrous Lagoon

50. Cascade Cove Oasis

Section 5: Romantic Retreats


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The perfect swimming pool name from the romantic retreats section is going to relate to all things romance and escapism. A good option from the following names would be coral cascade cove as it gets you imagination inspired. These names can relate to small pools because they are only designed for two! The design elements relate to romantic getaways and could result in heart-shaped pools that are a great addition to small yards because they fit the available space and provide somewhere for romantic getaways. 

1. Love's Lagoon

2. Romantic Ripples

3. Enchanting Embrace Pool

4. Elysian Hearts Haven

5. Passionate Waters

6. Amour Aqua Escape

7. Whispering Waves Retreat

8. Intimate Oasis

9. Serenade Springs

10. Moonlit Mirage Pools

11. Eternal Euphoria

12. Sweet Serenity Cove

13. Starry Skies Splash

14. Tender Tide Treasures

15. Enamor Eden

16. Blushing Blue Retreat

17. Velvet Vortex of Love

18. Cupid's Cascade

19. Lovers' Lagoon

20. Swaying Hearts Springs

21. Adoration Aqua

22. Romantic Reflections

23. Eternal Embrace Pools

24. Devotion Depths

25. Hidden Affection Haven

26. Celestial Connection Cove

27. Amorous Aqua Serenity

28. Heartfelt Horizons

29. Tender Touch Waters

30. Sweetheart Splash

31. Rendezvous Ripples

32. Affectionate Aqua Escape

33. Paradise Passion Pools

34. Beloved Blue Haven

35. Gentle Gazebo Springs

36. Dreamy Duet Depths

37. Affinity Aqua Retreat

38. Moonlit Moments Mirage

39. Captivating Cascade Cove

40. Sweet Surrender Springs

41. Romantic Reflections

42. Intertwined Waters Oasis

43. Endless Love Lagoon

44. Blissful Bond Pools

45. Ample Amore Aqua

46. Luminous Love Retreat

47. Euphoric Embrace Eden

48. Passion's Palette Pools

49. Harmonious Heartbeat Haven

50. Enchanting Elation Escape


In conclusion, naming your backyard swimming pool is more than just an exercise in creativity – it's an opportunity to infuse your outdoor space with a sense of identity and individuality. The carefully curated list of the best backyard swimming pool names presented in this guide serves as a starting point for transforming your aquatic haven into a personalized retreat. Whether you're drawn to the tranquility of names like "Serenity Springs Sanctuary" or the playful energy of "Splash Spellbound," each suggestion is crafted to evoke a specific ambiance. As you embark on this exciting journey of choosing the perfect name for your pool, remember that it's a reflection of your style, a symbol of relaxation, and an invitation to create lasting memories. So, dive in, explore the possibilities, and let your backyard swimming pool become a sanctuary that resonates with your unique vision of paradise.


I hope you liked these different names and managed to find some future favourite names to suit your backyard. The good news is that there's a name for everyone, regardless of whether you have a small backyard with reduced square footage or a large architectural pool with a pool house and plunge pools to boot. The best names are usually related to the type of pool and are the right name for your specific needs.  


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