11,626 Retreat Outdoor Design Photos

Lisa Borgnes Giramonti
Outdoor reading balcony
Ideabooks5,551
Questions4
This balcony makes a well-lit retreat for reading or enjoying a cup of tea. A Balinese feel is created with a cheerily striped rug from Pottery Barn and a pair of decorative elephants purchased at HomeGoods for $10 each.
summer's fresh air and sunshine. A patio chair accented with a colorful outdoor rug and weatherproof pillow transforms a simple space into an inviting retreat. A window box on the railing brings a little more green to the space, while sheer curtains offer the option of privacy.
verdant feel. Spin the globe: With a few different furnishings and plantings, this al fresco haven could be reinvented as a Mexican or Central American retreat. Imagine it with a colorfully painted, chunky wooden chair, handmade terra-cotta pots and a scrolled wrought iron railing entwined with bougainvillea
“Curtains planter on tiny balcony” — ohm101
M Valdes Architects PLLC
Prarie Meets Pampa Pavilion
Ideabooks6,362
Questions3
Change up a playground into a retreatWith their children grown and out of the house, this Minnesota couple no longer needed a play structure in their yard. After recycling the playground, they used its prime location for an entertainment area of their own: an indoor-outdoor retreat complete with an authentic
play structure in their yard. After recycling the playground, they used its prime location for an entertainment area of their own: an indoor-outdoor retreat complete with an authentic South American–style barbecue for year-round use. See more: A Minnesota Pavilion Gets Cooking, South American Style
“Brazilian style BBQ” — Vanessa Pepin
M Valdes Architects PLLC
Prarie Meets Pampa Pavilion
Ideabooks8,997
Questions1
An outdoor retreat like this one would make a great end to a long summer day.
back yard retreat...Backyard retreat....screened retreat...backyard retreat
“built by pond” — karenhope
Island Gardens Company
San Juan Island Waterfront Residence - Project 157
Ideabooks4,298
Questions3
Significant changes in elevation are often considered a design challenge in gardens, yet they can be used to advantage when you're designing a secret retreat. Tuck a bench against the face of the hillside so it will be seen only when someone is exploring the winding path. Ideally, the hillside and plantings
4. The Hillside RetreatSignificant changes in elevation are often considered a design challenge in gardens, yet they can be used to advantage when you're designing a secret retreat. Tuck a bench against the face of the hillside so it will be seen only when someone is exploring the winding path. Ideally
“Natural landscape w/ stone path” — janduggins
JAUREGUI Architecture Interiors Construction
23 Reviews
Lake Conroe Spanish
Ideabooks4,622
Questions6
located in Santa Barbara, California, looks out onto the pool and beyond to the ocean. With cool Saltillo tile underfoot, this is a perfect place for retreating from the heat of the day.
located in Santa Barbara, California, looks out onto the pool and beyond to the ocean. With cool Saltillo tile underfoot, this is a perfect place for retreating from the heat of the day.
“CR” — rooster4
Miriam's River House Designs, LLC
Japanese Tea House
Ideabooks2,920
Questions1
corner of the garden, nestled among trees, a traditional Japanese-style teahouse would make a restorative retreat for meditation and, of course, tea — with or without the ceremony.
Japanese TeaHouse guest retreat in backyard
meditation retreat in corner of yard
4. Japanese teahouse. Hidden in a far corner of the garden, nestled among trees, a traditional Japanese-style teahouse would make a restorative retreat for meditation and, of course, tea — with or without the ceremony.
“fabulous tea house” — zidji
Paradise Restored Landscaping & Exterior Design
28 Reviews
Private Paradise Portland Landscaping
Ideabooks5,293
Questions1
A private retreat nestled within an outdoor living space - a sanctuary patio away from the living environment - surrounded by natures finest - for tranquil moments of reflection - (water feature, flagstone patio, stone pathway, native planting, private sitting area, pond)
A private retreat nestled within an outdoor living space - a sanctuary patio away from the living environment - surrounded by natures finest - for tranquil moments of
private retreat nestled- a sanctuary patio away from the living environment- surrounded by natures finest- for tranquil moments of reflection- water feature
backyard retreat - for our forest corner
“Wow there was more to it that in the first pic.” — coysyl
Mozaic Landscapes
5 Reviews
Renovation in Palo Alto
Ideabooks3,525
Questions2
Awesome retreat
Love a little hidden retreat
Retreat area
“Fence blocked” — tyleah
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