Welcome to our gallery featuring a variety of cozy, screened-in gazebos!
Outdoor gatherings with friends and family are always a good time. There are many reasons to gather your friends and family in your backyard, including parties, holidays, and even simple summertime cookouts.
When you hold these kinds of events outdoors, it’s always nice to have a space to center them around. This is where gazebos come into play. A shady place to relax is always welcome during a family cookout. A quality gazebo can enhance the value of your backyard space as a premier destination to hang out. People will want to spend much more time in your beautiful yard when it is comfortable.
However, when you spend so much time outside bugs are unavoidable. Some locations are worse than others when it comes to pests and insects, but everyone can relate to an unwanted mosquito attack on an outdoor cookout or party. It’s no fun at all to have pesky insects spoil your good time.
This is why there are many kinds of gazebos that come with nets and screens. These screens cut down on the bugs that may interlope on your time spent enjoying your backyard.
All types of gazebos come equipped with screens, and there are even some screens that you can buy separately to attach to gazebos that do not have screens. Some gazebo screens are nets that can be folded back or tied out of the way, while others are built into a frame and act as walls to the gazebo with fully functional doors. Find the style of gazebo that appeals most to you and that you think will be most effective on the insect population in your area.
Budget gazebos can be fairly inexpensive, but only come with few features. You can find low end budget gazebos for as little as $500. The average cost of a gazebo with all of the features that you will want for a long time ranges between $1,500 and $2,000. If you are looking to go all out and invest in a really advanced and involved gazebo you can potentially spend upward toward $10,000!
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1. Small wooden gazebo with walls and a door
This waterside gazebo provides a great place to relax on your way to the beach, or works well as a spot to dry off on your way back. It is also a place where you can have a nice meal overlooking the water without having to worry about insects spoiling your meal.
2. Beachside wooden gazebo
This gazebo at the end of a wooden path has permanently installed screen walls and a swinging screen door. This makes the screens on this gazebo sturdy. You won’t have to worry about bugs getting in through gaps or flaps in the screen.
3. Metal gazebo with screen curtain
This gazebo has a screen that is in the form of a curtain on a rod which can be pulled closed or opened. This allows you to use the screen when the bugs get bad but also to open it up when you don’t need it.
4. Gazebo built into a deck
This gazebo with installed screens is built into a deck, making the enclosed structure safe from insects. It is a lovely deckside gazebo to relax under without getting bitten by bugs.
5. Cloth top screen gazebo
The sides of this gazebo are almost entirely screen. This style of gazebo is perfect for a small waiting area out on the lawn or in the yard. It is the perfect spot for a cozy table with four chairs where you can have a meal or play a game of cards.
6. Cloth top gazebo with curtains
This gazebo with a fabric top has matching curtains that enclose the entire space in bug free safety. The relaxing furniture and light colors make this a bright and welcoming outdoor space to hang out in.
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7. Metal gazebo with curtains
This metal gazebo has curtains that are pulled back and out of the way. When pulled back, it creates an open and breezy feel. But once the bugs come out, the curtains can be closed quickly to block off the area.
8. Wooden gazebo with screens
This wooden gazebo has wooden details that make it attractive and stylish. The screens are built into the walls and are lined by great wood details.
9. Poolside gazebo with windows and screens
This gazebo is enclosed with windows and screen panels. After a swim in the pool this is the kind of spot that you will be eager to sit back and relax in, without having to worry about the insects.
10. Tall wooden gazebo
This gazebo with tall ceiling is spacious and has a sturdy construction. The screens keep out pests but allow the people inside to have a full view of the landscape and area around the gazebo.
11. Metal gazebo with screen sliders
This gazebo has retractable screen sliders that can be opened and closed with ease. It is an alternative to both the stationary screen walls as well as the curtains. It strikes a nice balance between sturdiness and mobility.
12. Thatched roof gazebo
Here is a stylish thatched roof gazebo that is equipped with screens. The space underneath this gazebo is large and can serve to house all kinds of patio furniture as well as host large gatherings.
13. Small gazebo with screens
This small screened gazebo is a suitable place for a couple of chairs so you can sit around in your yard and enjoy the garden without getting harassed by bees and other insects.
14. Tall deck gazebo
Here is a lovely deckside gazebo with floor to ceiling screens and fences that allow the gazebo to overlook the hillside yard that is behind this home.
15. Metal gazebo with curtains
This gazebo is designed to keep your temperature just right, with a solar roof and curtains that will keep in either coolness or heat. The weather will be less of an issue when you can control the climate.
16. Hardwood gazebo with screen windows
The rich hardwood tones of this wooden gazebo make it a beautiful addition to any yard. Relaxing under this gazebo in a comfy chair with a good book is a dream way to spend an afternoon.
17. Metal gazebo with fabric top
This fabric top gazebo has matching curtains, making it a stylish addition to any garden or yard. With a nice set of yard furniture underneath the gazebo you will have a built-in social gathering spot that is welcoming and cozy.
18. Gazebo in the woods with screens
The deep woods is an environment that is lousy with bugs and insects. A gazebo in a space like this would do well with added protection from any crawling or flying critters that are bound to make your outdoor time unpleasant.
19. Cloth top gazebo with curtains
Most gazebos with curtains also have straps that can tie the curtains out of the way. Even when tied back, curtains can provide a nice design element to the gazebo, making the space look neat.
20. Square deck gazebo hanging over yard
This gazebo hangs over the yard, high above the ground and attached to the deck. The screen walls act as a barrier to insects as well as a way to prevent people from falling off of the gazebo onto the ground below.
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21. Poolside gazebo with sheer curtains
These breezy curtains give an Arabian feel with their light colors. The screens can be draped out to prevent bugs, but when tied back they give a nice elegant look.
22. Large gazebo with screen and fence
If you have screens that go from floor to ceiling, pairing a fence with the gazebo may be a good idea. If someone does stumble through your screen, the fence may reduce damage and injury.
23. Pondside gazebo
Ponds and other water features can be breeding grounds for insects. If you want a nice natural water feature, bugs come with the territory, but you can enjoy these water features without worry if you have a screened in area to relax in.
24. Gazebo with two curtains
This gazebo has a screen curtain as well as a thicker curtain. The screen curtain can be used to keep out the bugs, while pulling closed the thicker curtain will build privacy.
25. Wood gazebo off of a deck
This deck side gazebo sits amongst a lovely garden. The screens keep out the insects that have come to check out the flowers, but do not hinder the view of the pretty plants and trees.
26. Lakeside gazebo with screens
Here is a cozy gazebo with a simple design that can make your spot down by the lake comfortable and bug free. Now you can hang out down by the lake for hours without a worry of being attacked by any angry insects.
27. Lakeside gazebo with cloth top
This is a pop up gazebo that is perfect for moving and setting up wherever you need a bit of extra coverage in your yard. It can be taken down and stored whenever you no longer need to use it.
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