When the sun is shining and the weather is ideal, there’s only one place you ever want to be: outside! But, if your home’s outdoor living spaces aren’t up to snuff, you may not be wishing to spend as much time in the backyard as you otherwise might. That’s why more and more homeowners are paying attention to the style and quality of their outdoor living spaces. Many are tearing out those boring old decks their homes came with and putting in new ones, places where all the joys of the warmer months can be indulged in full.
If you’re thinking about doing the same with your home, or if you’re designing a new home from scratch, then you should absolutely check out the 27 awesome sun deck designs that we’ve collected here. Each, in its own way, demonstrates the principles of sound design, and may serve to inspire a sun deck design for your home that will give you and your family years of enjoyment. (Not to mention how it will increase the value of your home, too!)
So, check out these amazing sun deck designs, and see if you can’t find the inspiration to invigorate your home’s outdoor living spaces!
1. Built-In Seating
Incorporating built-in seating to your sun deck design can really increase the functionality of your outdoor living space.
2. Swim and Cook
This amazing sun deck incorporates a small swimming pool and an outdoor kitchen to great effect.
3. Small But Powerful
If space is at a premium, a small sun deck can still do a lot! Check out this amazing one with a pergola overhead.
4. Dark Wood
The dark hardwood used in this sun deck is a unique and ultimately rewarding choice for this design.
5. Get Some Shade
A small table with an umbrella can provide just the right amount of shade on your sun deck.
6. Pool Time
This light wood sun deck incorporates an above-ground pool, which is surrounds with wood of a deeper color.
7. Deep Red
Going with a deep red color is always a good choice when you’re building a deck in a lush environment like this one.
This sleek and modern sun deck is incorporated beautifully into the landscaping of the backyard.
9. Simple and Attractive
Here, you can see a simple sun deck that features an attractive outdoor shower right next to the pool.
10. Day Bed
For the ultimate in comfort and lounging on your sun deck, consider adding a day bed like the one you see here.
You’ve just got to love this attractive and cozy outdoor seating area with a sun sail overhead.
Here, you have another attractive outdoor seating area. This one features retractable sun sails.
13. Multiple Levels
Using different levels for your deck can increase the functionality of your outdoor living space.
14. Just Beautiful
The sun deck that’s been built in the back of this contemporary home is nothing short of beautiful.
This multi-sided sun deck provides plenty of space for everyone to spread out and enjoy.
16. Up Against It
This beautiful backyard deck runs right up against the stunning but small pool.
17. Outdoor Living… Room!
This exceptional sun deck essentially functions as an outdoor living room for this home.
18. Roofing Gone Wild
There’s so much you can do with your outdoor living spaces. Check out this rooftop garden over the sun deck!
A sun deck that complements the overall design of your home is one that will add value to that home!
The grass that’s been incorporated into the design of this contemporary sun deck is a deft and rewarding choice.
Just take a look at that stunning walkway that leads through the yard, over the pool and onto the sun deck.
With a waterfront view like this one, you’ll want to build a sundeck that offers as much space as possible.
With limited space, it’s all about creating a sun deck that offers a unique environment that’s all your own.
The light grey of this beautiful sun deck perfectly surrounds this sizable swimming pool.
This detached sun deck features a beautiful pergola to offer shade during warmer, clearer days.
Here, you have another example of a sun deck that achieves harmony of design with the home.
Whatever you do with your sun deck, make sure that you’re maximizing the space available and adding as much functionality as possible.