If swimming pools appear in your dreams, it means you’re alert to what’s going on in your subconscious mind, and that you probably have good physical and mental health.

If swimming pools appear in your DAYDREAMS, on the other hand, it probably means it’s hot outside and you want to go swimming!

With the trend in natural pools on the rise, here are 10 pools for you to ooh and ahh over. Each one takes their surrounding environment into account – and they’re all 100% daydream-worthy.

With DIY natural swimming pool designs, you can dream up whatever you like. Add a dock? Why not. Surround it with little garden areas? You bet! It’s truly up to you.


This beats the pool at the Y a thousand times over, doesn’t it?

You don’t have to have a huge yard for one of these natural pools, either. If you just want a pretty place to take a dip, look into smaller designs like this.


You can’t cannonball here, but who would even want to?

Using natural materials like these multicolored slate tiles and LOTS of greenery seems to be the key to a hideaway of your own like this one…


Who needs Bali when your backyard looks like this?!

It DOESN’T have to be a jungle out there, either. Look at this modern natural pool – it’s elegant and energizing while still looking right at home in nature.


You don’t have to be Tarzan to like these surroundings!

If you’re not into a tropical forest vibe, that’s ok, too. You’ll never go wrong with a beach theme and this zero entry pool has that sandy sanctuary thing nailed.


Sorry, cabana boy not included.

There are so many different styles to work with. This pond-and-waterfall inspired pool will look appropriate just about anywhere in the country.


Admit it. You can totally see yourself chilling here.

Another cool thing about creating your own natural pool? You can trick it out however you like. Add slides, or even swings to turn your pool into a playground!


This is every kid’s dream.

That’s not to say these pools are just for the kiddies. Sophisticated design elements make them just as pleasing for the grown ups to enjoy, too.


Add in some deck chairs and daiquiris and voila – instant staycation.

This fully natural pool doesn’t need a pool pump or a steady flow of chemicals to keep it clean. Instead, the water is purified by plants and organic matter. Beautiful AND easy to care for? Sign me up!


You could live like a mermaid here.

Whichever style you choose, how sweet would it be to have a full-blown oasis in your backyard?!


Don’t you just want to dive right in?!

Not able to build a natural swimming pool in your yard? Look for natural springs in your area – you’ll get a lot of the experience at a much lower price tag.

Here’s Jacob’s Well in Wimberly, TX – it doesn’t get any more natural than this! Chances are good you can find a natural spring area like this not too far from you.


Jump on in – the water’s chilly!

There you have it – 10 dreamy natural pool designs (and one extra option in case you don’t have the space for a pool of your own).

Which one is your favorite? Pin it for later – or go get your shovel and start digging right away!