Summertime is the perfect time to take a break from the heat and relax in your very own pool cabana.

If you're looking for some inspiration, check out these fantastic ideas for pool cabanas that will make your backyard the envy of your neighborhood.

Small Pool Cabana Ideas

1. Tropical Hut

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There's nothing like a tropical-themed cabana to add some summer flair to your backyard.

The straw roof and cushions provide a cozy place to relax while you enjoy the beautiful weather, and this particular cabana is sturdy enough to withstand things like wind and rain!

Want to see more? Check out this article for additional information on this Tropical Pool Cabana.

2. Small Yet Adorable Cabana

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The Small Yet Adorable Pool Cabana is perfect for anyone who wants to enjoy some time by the pool without worrying about sunburn.

The straw roof and carved accent on top are a beautiful touch, and the white curtain installation makes it stand out.

3. Simple Pergola 

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The cabana is simple yet elegant, with a white paint job and cream flooring. There is also a wooden ceiling beam that adds to the rustic appeal of the cabana. 

Additionally, a clear hanging chair allows you to relax in the sun or shade. The hint of grey on the sofa keeps the overall look of the cabana from being too one-dimensional.

Finally, some decorative pieces on the wall and a potted plant add interest to the space.

4. Zen Pool Cabana In The Corner

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A Zen pool cabana can be a perfect way to relax in your backyard without spending much money. 

It is simple to construct, and you can make it out of polished wooden posts, flooring, and a ceiling.

You can also attach a white curtain to block unwanted sunlight and wind. This will help to create an ambiance of Zen.

5. Simple Scandi Pool Shelter

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Having the Scandi Pool Cabana above is a great way to maximize the space next to your pool. The cabana is simple, but it still looks great and adds a lot of functionality.

The white roof and posts are a great way to brighten up the space, while the natural accents of the rattan and wood add a touch of warmth.

The hammock is a great way to relax in the sun, and the cabana provides plenty of space for storage.

6. Romantic Cabana

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This cabana is perfect for couples, with its upholstered mattress and cushion. It's made out of outdoor material that is water-resistant, so you can relax without worrying about getting wet. Spend a sunny day lounging in this cabana and enjoying each other's company.

7. Mini Island Hut

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The Mini Island Cabana is the perfect addition to any pool. It provides shade and a comfortable place to relax, making it the perfect spot to spend a hot day.

The island is also a great spot to host a party, providing plenty of space for guests.

With its lush greenery and cool water, the Mini Island Cabana is the perfect escape from the summer heat.

Poolside Cabana Ideas

8. Tiny House In White

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A white pool cabana is a great way to create a cohesive look in your backyard swimming area.

The color is perfect for infusing a sense of tranquility, and you can easily pair it with other elements like greenery and natural accents.

9. Seaview Poolside Cabana

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What could be better than spending a lazy day by the pool soaking up the sun and enjoying the tranquil sounds of the ocean? With the Seaview poolside cabana, you can do just that!

This charming little cabana has everything you need to relax and escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. If you're looking for a relaxing getaway, look no further than the Seaview poolside cabana!

10. Trendy Poolside Cabana

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Having the trendy poolside cabana is perfect for a relaxing day by the pool. With plenty of space to lounge around and soak up the sun, it's perfect for soaking up some rays.

The cabana also has a comfortable couch, so you can take a break from swimming and relax in the shade.

11. Waterfall Poolside Pergola

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If you're looking for a way to add some extra luxury and relaxation to your pool area, consider adding a waterfall poolside cabana.

This cabana type features a deck over the pool that includes a waterfall and space for potted plants and flowers.

You'll also find comfortable dark wicker furniture here, perfect for soaking up the sun or relaxing in the shade.

Modern Pool Cabana Ideas

12. Luxurious Pool Cabana Ideas

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With an outdoor kitchen and bar, you can easily prepare lunch while keeping an eye on your kids in the pool. And if you want to host a dinner party or barbeque, the spacious dining area provides more than enough room for your guests.

13. Wooden Corner Pool Cabin

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Not only does this stylish cabana provide you with a shady spot to relax in, but it can also be used as a changing room or storage area for pool supplies.

Plus, the corner design ensures that you'll have plenty of space to enjoy your pool without feeling cramped.

If you're looking for a way to make the most out of your backyard, a Wooden Corner Pool Cabana is the perfect solution!

14. Cozy Corner Cabana with Trellis Cover

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If you're looking for a quick and easy way to add some shade and privacy to your pool area, consider building a Cozy Corner Cabana with Trellis Cover.

You can construct this simple cabana in just a few hours, and it's the perfect way to beat the heat on those hot summer days.

15. Garage-Style Outhouse

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This one can be a perfect choice, along with a large lounging area with chairs and a coffee table, some furniture inside, and maybe even some appliances to relax.

You can build it with standard glass doors that match the pool or a garage door to further the decoration.

Either way, the cabana will be practical and cozy, especially for those who like to host parties and friend reunions consistently.

Backyard Pool Cabana Ideas

16. Simple Pergola Style

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When it comes to pool cabanas, simplicity is key. And this indoor pergola-style option is a great way to keep things simple while still adding some style to your pool area.

Pergolas don’t have to be elaborate or expensive to be effective. A simple pergola-style cabana can provide all the shade and shelter you need while poolside.

17. Pool Cabana Ideas with Lattice Walls

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The cool white curtains are perfect for blocking wind and sunlight, while the seating area is just the right place to relax with friends and family.

And don't forget the throw pillows - they add some much-needed color and personality to the space. So if you're looking for backyard pool cabana ideas, be sure to consider this one!

18. Multipurpose Pool Cabana Idea

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If you're looking for a way to add some extra functionality to your pool cabana, why not consider adding a kitchen?

This will enable you to cook meals after swimming and enjoy the majestic seaside views while you eat.

 White dominates the scheme of this cabana, with exposed bricks on the floor and kitchen. The trendy wall sconces offer illumination.

Take a look at this blog post for more inspiration in Designing Your Pool Cabana Kitchen!

19. Sanara Pool Cabana

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Having a Sanara Pool Cabana is the perfect way to enjoy your pool and all of its features.

This cabana is designed to provide a shaded area to sit while also storing your pool equipment.

The deck in front provides a place to sit and relax while enjoying the open air.

20. Pool Cabana with Bar

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It's always great to have a backyard pool. But it's even better when you have a pool cabana with a bar! This way, you can entertain guests while swimming and enjoying the sun.

Is it striking? This fantastic concept will not be finished without a bar, so we've compiled a list of 21 unique and unusual outdoor bar ideas to encourage you. Take a look!

21. Antique Cabana

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There's nothing quite like spending a lazy day lounging by the pool in a beautiful cabana like the Antique Pool Cabana.

With its gorgeous design and comfortable furnishings, it's the perfect place to relax and soak up some sun.

22. Nautical Pool Shelter

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With the Nautical Pool Cabana, you can upgrade your pool cabana in your house and turn it into the coziest place in your backyard.

The light string can be attached to the cabana through the ceiling to infuse a warm atmosphere. This stunning cabana could be the best place to chill.

Consider placing the rattan sofa with the mattress. Add the blue hints through the patterned cushions. It melts with the blue rug as well.

23. Rustic Pool Cabana

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This rustic-style cabana is made from natural wood and stone, which gives it a warm and inviting feeling.

The exposed beams and unpainted wood give it a rustic look, while the hanging lights provide a touch of warmth.

The kitchen set allows you to prepare your meals right at the cabana, and the grey terrazzo countertop completes the look.

24. Fresh Sunken Area

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The open space cabana is perfect for watching over the children while they swim, and the grey cushions on the white concrete bench provide a fresh and modern look.

The plants behind the bench add a touch of greenery, and the decorative ceiling lamp adds a touch of style.

25. Chic Pool Cabana Ideas

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The Chic Pool Cabana is simple yet elegant and can elevate the look of your yard. The lattice posts on the front are a great touch, and the potted plants in front of them add to the overall look.

26. Japanese-Style Gazebo

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One of the best features of a Japanese-Style Gazebo is the addition of a bridge.

This makes the gazebo feel like an island getaway, and it can add to the overall aesthetic of your backyard.

If you don't have room for a bridge, don't worry - many other beautiful features can make your gazebo stand out.

Conclusion

Pool cabanas are the perfect way to add extra functionality and style to your backyard pool.

Whether you're looking for a rustic-style cabana or something with more of a modern feel, we've got you covered.

And don't forget about the all-important kitchen - this is the perfect place to cook up your meals after swimming.

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