Pool Grottos and Caves Make Ideal Additions to Swimming Pools

There are a variety of features to add to a swimming pool, but caves and pool grottos are the perfect addition you’ve been searching for. Such a feature adds aesthetic value and also a sense of privacy to any pool. These are created in a variety of uniquely appealing ways. Additionally, construction designs vary to meet individual preferences as well as circumstances.


Swimming pool grottos and caves come in various sizes, so they are suitable for a wide range of pools and budgets. Small grottos are perfect for a pool of modest size. A grotto of this size extends over the heads of one or two people. To accompany a luxury pool of large proportions, a large cave is ideal.


The lighting in pool grottos are tailored to the needs of the individual, as well as transform the way a pool looks. In numerous cases, scattering a few lights throughout works perfectly. However, many people desire more than simple lighting. To such individuals, lights in assorted hues and sizes are preferable. One example is lighting a pool with a violet hue, possibly near the mouth of the pool grotto.


Seating options range from simple to elaborate. Benches are built into the structure of pool grottos. Depending on the dimensions, benches accommodate one person or a few people. Seating is also available in an assortment of shapes.


Heating is typically installed in the pool, but a cave or grotto can also add extra warmth to the area. Especially when caves are almost entirely enclosed, it shelters people from the chilly evening air. If additional heating is required, custom arrangements are also possible.


The depth of a grotto or cave often depends on how deep the rest of the swimming pool is. Particularly deep pools are often offset with a small, shallow grotto. A moderately proportioned pool is often accompanied by one or two relatively deep caves. 

Additional Features

There are a variety of additional features for pool caves. If a cave is spacious enough, installing a dry deck is perfect for a wet bar as well as lounge chairs. It is also possible to build shelves for a stereo and speakers. Elaborate caves include televisions, waterfalls, or aquariums. 

The addition of caves and grottos exist for almost any swimming pool. Our talented builders have years of experience. We Fix Ugly Pools® will help you build the swimming pool of your dreams!

Pool Grottos with water feature for an in-ground pool