Swimming pools are a recreational element and are considered a leisure commodity in many Eastern countries, unlike their Western counterparts where pools are considered a more common aspect of activities. Many celebrities are known to spend lavishly on their various places of residence, holiday retreats, and getaway villas.
The architecture, interiors, landscaping, and planning in many celebrity houses range from neoclassical and revivalist to contemporary and everything in between. Many celebrity houses include luxurious pools, adjunct pool decks, and lavish outdoor spaces.
The following are some of the most beautiful pools designed in various celebrity houses and their lush green estates.
1. Anderson Cooper’s Casa in Trancoso, Brazil
Designed by Wilbert Das, the Anderson Cooper Casa is quaint, charming, and cantilevers over the cliff. The pool deck is made of tatajuba planks and houses sunbeds and a bar. The teal-coloured pool is 20 metres long and the deep end is placed near the house for the purpose of diving from the balcony above.
2. Beyonce and Jay-Z’s Tiered Residence
This celebrity house located in Bel Air, California is of a minimalist design aesthetic. It includes four pools and their respective pool decks on various levels. The infinity pool overlooks the neighbourhood. It has a pool deck with a lounge area and fire-pit.
3. Calvin Klein’s Bird Streets Mansion
Calvin Klein’s Los Angeles residence is a contemporary mansion with a bridge that one needs to cross over a waterfall and the reflecting pool below to enter the house. There is a reflecting indoor pool stretching across the length of the floor and a 65-foot infinity pool in the backyard.
4. Casa Casuarina
Casa Casuarina previously Gianni Versace’s mansion, after his assassination, now functions as a luxury hotel. The Mediterranean Revival architecture of this celebrity house is adorned by the Italian mosaic encrusted pool.
The colourful mosaic tiles in the pool include 24-karat gold tiles amidst them. The pool deck nearby has Versace’s signature Medusa embedded into its flooring.
5. Casamigos Compound, Los Cabos, Mexico
The Casamigos Villa is a complex of residences owned by George Clooney, Cindy Crawford, and Rande Gerber. It is a retreat in Los Cabos and is a beachfront mansion.
The outdoor L-shaped pool overlooking the beach has ample poolside amenities like an outdoor fireplace in close proximity.
6. Celine Dion’s Water Park Mansion
Celine Dion’s mansion was designed inspired by Bahamian architecture. This lavish celebrity house includes a huge combo of multiple water-park-sized pools, complete with water slides.
There are various pool pavilions and one of them has a conversation pit with a fireplace in it.
7. Cher’s Renaissance Villa
This celebrity house in Malibu is an Italian Renaissance Villa with a beautiful outdoor space accompanied by an infinity pool overlooking the Pacific Ocean. A Renaissance colonnade acts as the transition space between the outdoor dining area and the pool deck.
The pool is encrusted with blue mosaic tiles. In the loggia, an Egyptian sculpture rests on a low table and bronze oil lamps are placed along the length of the pool.
8. Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky’s Byron Bay Mansion
The rooftop infinity pool of Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky’s Mansion in Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia, has been designed overlooking the Seven Mile Beach. It stretches over 50 metres and is placed over stilts embedded into the mountainous terrain.
9. Denise Richards’s Villa
This celebrity house in Malibu includes a couple of huge free-form pools resembling a lagoon with beautiful tropical landscaping on the sides. It also houses a waterfall and cozy grottos and a fire-pit.
10. Drake’s Residence
Drake’s residence in Toronto is a huge mansion with a fitting outdoor pool the size of a lake with cozy grottos. This celebrity house also contains an indoor pool completely sheathed in black granite with atmosphere lighting embedded amidst the granite slabs.