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Lowcountry Luxury: Key Pool Design Considerations for Your Commercial Property

Carolina Park community pool with water feature

Adding a custom pool to your commercial property can be a worthwhile investment that enhances its overall appeal, value and functionality. However, not all pools are created equal, nor should they be! A successful commercial pool accounts for key design considerations in aesthetics, accessibility, functionality and code compliance to realize its full potential. Aqua Blue Pools’ award-winning team can help you create a work of art that works for you!

Key Considerations For Building Your Commercial Pool

Whether you own a hotel, resort, spa or community center, a well-designed pool can attract guests and elevate the overall feel of your establishment. These considerations will be crucial in guiding your design decisions.

Who will be using the pool?

Before diving into the design process, it’s essential to understand your target audience and their preferences. Consider your guests’ demographics, including age, interests and lifestyle. 

Are they families with children, couples seeking a romantic getaway or business travelers looking for relaxation? Tailoring the pool design to meet your guests’ needs and preferences will ensure that it resonates with them and enhances their overall experience.

Will the design meet local codes and regulations?

Whether commercial or residential, any proper pool design should comply with construction and industry guidelines. This includes adhering to building codes, health regulations and safety guidelines. Failure to comply with these regulations puts your guests at risk and can result in costly fines and avoidable legal issues. 

Working with experienced pool designers and contractors ensures your project is executed with knowledge of and consideration for all regulations so your design meets all requirements.

What is the pool’s intended use?

When planning your custom pool, consider its primary purpose and function. Will it serve as a space for recreation and leisure, a tranquil oasis for relaxation or a versatile space for fitness

The intended use of the pool will influence its size, shape, depth and amenities. For example, a luxury resort often chooses an expansive infinity edge, which perfectly complements a luxurious oceanfront view.

On the other hand, a family-friendly community pool (like the one featured above) will often diversify its design to please a broader range of swimmers. This specific oasis incorporates shallow splash pads and fun water features for young guests, racing lanes for competitive swimmers and a zero-entry slope to provide easy access for all.

No design is better than the other. What matters most is that the end use meets the needs and desires of your target audience. 

Aesthetics and Theme

Your property’s pool is not an addition but an extension of your commercial space. Its design should complement the aesthetic and theme of your commercial property. 

Consider elements such as architectural style, landscaping and decor to create a cohesive and visually appealing environment. Choose materials, colors and finishes that align with your property’s branding and ambiance. 

Whether you opt for a sleek and modern design or a tropical and exotic theme, the goal is to create a cohesive and inviting space that reflects your brand identity and resonates with your guests.

Create a Paradise for Your Guests

As the Lowcountry’s premier custom pool builder, Aqua Blue Pools is ready to bring your dream pool to life. Since 1991, our team has designed and built pools in a range of styles for residential and commercial clients from South Carolina’s Lowcountry to Savannah. We are proud to work closely with our clients to create and execute impressive custom projects built to last. Contact us today to begin planning your oasis!

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