80 Fabulous Swimming Pools with Waterfalls (Pictures)

A gallery featuring both artificial and natural waterfalls attached to swimming pools.

Aerial view of a resort with swimming pools cascading down along with the water.

Welcome to our gallery featuring a large number of fantastic swimming pools, both residential and commercial, complete with gorgeous waterfalls, both artificial and natural.

While most of this gallery is made up of artificial pool waterfalls and man-made waterfalls, a few select images are of amazing natural pools with cascading waterfalls, like the Travertine Pools of Turkey.

Travertine pools are a form of limestone deposited around mineral springs or hot springs that resemble concentric steps. Water from the springs fill the travertines, creating pools.

The Travertine Pools in Pamukkale, Turkey, are filled with crystal clear hot water and are one of the world’s Heritage Sites.

Waterfalls associated with residential swimming pools or landscaping serve a few purposes; as a long-standing part of traditional Japanese gardens, they produce white noise, act as a humidifier, and bring a calm, relaxing atmosphere to the space they belong to.

As a water feature, the simple, easy addition of a man-made waterfall can result in increased home value and curb appeal.

These artificial and man-made waterfalls come in several different types. Look for waterfalls made of stacked or layered flat, round, or multi-sized stones, and look for those made of cement molded to look like stone.

We hope you’ll enjoy these fantastic examples of both natural waterfalls and artificial, man-made waterfalls attached to swimming pools.


A series of pools leading down from a glass-topped gazebo. The top two pools are filed with green water plants, with small fountains that cascade into one small pool and the larger swimming pool.

A series of pools leading down from a glass-topped gazebo. The top two pools are filed with green water plants, with small fountains that cascade into one small pool and the larger swimming pool.

An aerial view of a swimming pool with two large artificial sand banks that gradually step down into the deeper main pool. On the highest tier are two lounge chairs with an umbrella and an artificial tree stump base.

An aerial view of a swimming pool with two large artificial sand banks that gradually step down into the deeper main pool. On the highest tier are two lounge chairs with an umbrella and an artificial tree stump base.

A large pool complex with high artificial stone walls and a water slide that snakes down to the main pool. On the right is a tall waterfall.

A large pool complex with high artificial stone walls and a water slide that snakes down to the main pool. On the right is a tall waterfall.

A luxurious asymmetrical pool along tall columns and steps that move past the two-tiered pool and into the backyard. The complex also includes a jacuzzi on the left of the top tier.

A luxurious asymmetrical pool along tall columns and steps that move past the two-tiered pool and into the backyard. The complex also includes a jacuzzi on the left of the top tier.

A layered man-made waterfall where the water cascades over the multiple tiers of rock into the swimming pool below.

A layered man-made waterfall where the water cascades over the multiple tiers of rock into the swimming pool below.

A fantastic water feature with multiple cascading pools, arranged from natural rock. Lights hidden within the stone alcoves create a stunning nighttime display.

A fantastic water feature with multiple cascading pools, arranged from natural rock. Lights hidden within the stone alcoves create a stunning nighttime display.

A man-made waterfall that pours a steady stream of water into a lower pool.

A man-made waterfall that pours a steady stream of water into a lower pool.

A neatly arranged artificial waterfall that cascades down into the in-ground pool. A flower arrangement on the top stone drapes down in harmony with the water.

A neatly arranged artificial waterfall that cascades down into the in-ground pool. A flower arrangement on the top stone drapes down in harmony with the water.

A simple stone waterfall feature for added ambiance to the pool lighting and the lighting in the landscaping behind the water feature.

A simple stone waterfall feature for added ambiance to the pool lighting and the lighting in the landscaping behind the water feature.

A close up of the above waterfall, showing the layered natural stone.

A close up of the above waterfall, showing the layered natural stone.

An artificial pool waterfall high above the pool. Visible to the side are palm trees and a stone statue.

An artificial pool waterfall high above the pool. Visible to the side are palm trees and a stone statue.

A man-made waterfall of natural stone and concrete. The water pours over a concrete ledge covered by layered stone.

A man-made waterfall of natural stone and concrete. The water pours over a concrete ledge covered by layered stone.

A layered artificial stone waterfall with a wide ledge for the lowest tier of water to pour off of before entering the pool below.

A layered artificial stone waterfall with a wide ledge for the lowest tier of water to pour off of before entering the pool below.

A waterfall made of a large concrete slab with round stone stacked above. A close up view of the tile around the perimeter of the pool shows the beautiful detail.

A waterfall made of a large concrete slab with round stone stacked above. A close up view of the tile around the perimeter of the pool shows the beautiful detail.

A view of the above waterfall, showing the multiple tiers and the layered stones on either side. The water is recycled from a reservoir beyond the top tier.

A view of the above waterfall, showing the multiple tiers and the layered stones on either side. The water is recycled from a reservoir beyond the top tier.

A small layered stone waterfall with water running down the unfinished edges of the red quartz.

A small layered stone waterfall with water running down the unfinished edges of the red quartz.

A large artificial waterfall on the side of a resort pool. Palms grow up between the artificial stones.

A large artificial waterfall on the side of a resort pool. Palms grow up between the artificial stones.

A constantly cascading waterfall falling in a steady sheet on either side of an artificial stone "bridge." Flowering bushes grow in a thick mass above the pool.

A constantly cascading waterfall falling in a steady sheet on either side of an artificial stone “bridge.” Flowering bushes grow in a thick mass above the pool.

A small waterfall flowing into the pool. The sides of the pool are made to look like a rocky beach with a thick forest of palms behind the artificial stones.

A small waterfall flowing into the pool. The sides of the pool are made to look like a rocky beach with a thick forest of palms behind the artificial stones.

A large, wide waterfall dumping into a "lazy river" portion of a pool complex. A set of stairs leads up from the edge of the pool just beyond the waterfall.

A large, wide waterfall dumping into a “lazy river” portion of a pool complex. A set of stairs leads up from the edge of the pool just beyond the waterfall.

A massive, crystal blue pool with multiple artificial waterfalls tumbling down from the high artificial stone cliffs. In the center of the pool is a lifeguard stand.

A massive, crystal blue pool with multiple artificial waterfalls tumbling down from the high artificial stone cliffs. In the center of the pool is a lifeguard stand.

A water feature waterfall constructed of mortar and stones of varying sizes and shapes. A steady cascade of water pours out of the mouth of the waterfall and into the pool below.

A water feature waterfall constructed of mortar and stones of varying sizes and shapes. A steady cascade of water pours out of the mouth of the waterfall and into the pool below.

An artificial waterfall tumbling down into a pool. The flow of the water and the artificial stones are engineered to match the flow and look of a natural waterfall as much as possible.

An artificial waterfall tumbling down into a pool. The flow of the water and the artificial stones are engineered to match the flow and look of a natural waterfall as much as possible.

A set of concrete steps follows the curve of the pool and are hidden by the stone wall and stacked natural stones that create a three-tier waterfall.

A set of concrete steps follows the curve of the pool and are hidden by the stone wall and stacked natural stones that create a three-tier waterfall.

A stone and mortar wall at the edge of one pool with several fountains streaming from the horizontal crack and into the narrow, long pool.

A stone and mortar wall at the edge of one pool with several fountains streaming from the horizontal crack and into the narrow, long pool.

A tropical resort pool with three waterfalls cascading down over three shadowed "caverns" in the artificial stone.

A tropical resort pool with three waterfalls cascading down over three shadowed “caverns” in the artificial stone.

A large artificial stone outcropping follows the edge of this spacious pool, with several ledges trickling water down into the pool.

A large artificial stone outcropping follows the edge of this spacious pool, with several ledges trickling water down into the pool.

A large, stately natural stone made-made waterfall that is engineered to create a strong impression on any guests. The waterfall consists of two tiers and is overlooked by a patio.

A large, stately natural stone made-made waterfall that is engineered to create a strong impression on any guests. The waterfall consists of two tiers and is overlooked by a patio.

A natural stone stacked waterfall with water running off nearly every surface and into the pool.

A natural stone stacked waterfall with water running off nearly every surface and into the pool.

A close up on the above waterfall, showing the way the stones are stacked to look like a natural creation.

A close up on the above waterfall, showing the way the stones are stacked to look like a natural creation.

A water feature in the center of a pool with scalloped edges where the water flows back into the main pool.

A water feature in the center of a pool with scalloped edges where the water flows back into the main pool.

A narrow pool of water runs around the perimeter of this home, with a wooden chute extending from the stone walls and water cascading through it and into the narrow pool.

A narrow pool of water runs around the perimeter of this home, with a wooden chute extending from the stone walls and water cascading through it and into the narrow pool.

A stately fountain of stone with stone lions on either side of the waterfall.

A stately fountain of stone with stone lions on either side of the waterfall.

A backyard patio surrounded by lush landscaping with a pool and jacuzzi. A stacked stone waterfall runs into the pool and creates a lovely ambient sound.

A backyard patio surrounded by lush landscaping with a pool and jacuzzi. A stacked stone waterfall runs into the pool and creates a lovely ambient sound.

An artificial stone waterfall with lush landscaping in both urns and planted around the waterfall.

An artificial stone waterfall with lush landscaping in both urns and planted around the waterfall.

An enormous mad-made stone waterfall with succulents and ground cover growing between the cracks. The water flows down two sides of the stones, gently on the left and more thunderously on the right.

An enormous mad-made stone waterfall with succulents and ground cover growing between the cracks. The water flows down two sides of the stones, gently on the left and more thunderously on the right.

A beautifully created stone waterfall with a reservoir surrounded by daylilies and other beautiful flowering bushes.

A beautifully created stone waterfall with a reservoir surrounded by daylilies and other beautiful flowering bushes.

A view of the above waterfall from the brick and concrete patio that connects to the pool via a narrow isthmus through the lush landscaping.

A view of the above waterfall from the brick and concrete patio that connects to the pool via a narrow isthmus through the lush landscaping.

A large pool complex at a resort with a bridge in the artificial stone sides. A large waterfall tumbles over a cove.

A large pool complex at a resort with a bridge in the artificial stone sides. A large waterfall tumbles over a cove.

A natural pool with a beautiful waterfall tumbling down the stone walls with algae and moss growing on the damp walls.

A natural pool with a beautiful waterfall tumbling down the stone walls with algae and moss growing on the damp walls.

A small stone waterfall near concrete steps and a palm-topped pavilion.

A small stone waterfall near concrete steps and a palm-topped pavilion.

A natural stone man-made waterfall in a small cove deviating from the main pool.

A natural stone man-made waterfall in a small cove deviating from the main pool.

An enormous multi-tiered artificial waterfall flowing into the far edge of a standard in-ground pool. Tropical landscaping and tiki torches set the theme of this backyard lagoon.

An enormous multi-tiered artificial waterfall flowing into the far edge of a standard in-ground pool. Tropical landscaping and tiki torches set the theme of this backyard lagoon.

A modern take on the waterfall, a copper box with a small group of water-loving plants on the top and a small drainage gutter acting as a waterfall.

A modern take on the waterfall, a copper box with a small group of water-loving plants on the top and a small drainage gutter acting as a waterfall.

An artificial rock outcropping with two tiers of waterfalls.

An artificial rock outcropping with two tiers of waterfalls.

A pool with a large metal fountain emptying out next to the circular in-pool seating area.

A pool with a large metal fountain emptying out next to the circular in-pool seating area.

A layered stone waterfall with lush foliage behind it.

A layered stone waterfall with lush foliage behind it.

Water pouring off the edges of a slate waterfall into a pool.

Water pouring off the edges of a slate waterfall into a pool.

A waterfall constructed of large boulders. The water rushes down into the large naturally filtering swimming pool.

A waterfall constructed of large boulders. The water rushes down into the large naturally filtering swimming pool.

A pool with a contemporary waterfall in stone and glass mosaic tiles in the corner near the landscaped hedges. To the right are lounge chairs and a grill.

A pool with a contemporary waterfall in stone and glass mosaic tiles in the corner near the landscaped hedges. To the right are lounge chairs and a grill.

Another view of the mosaic tile waterfall with a reservoir.

Another view of the mosaic tile waterfall with a reservoir.

The bright blue of the water reflects a sapphire glow onto the stones of this man-made waterfall.

The bright blue of the water reflects a sapphire glow onto the stones of this man-made waterfall.

An elegant stone fountain with urns on either side. All the machinery needed is hidden inside the stone enclosure.

An elegant stone fountain with urns on either side. All the machinery needed is hidden inside the stone enclosure.

A swimming pool with two waterfalls and darker patches of stone on the bottom to give it a natural look.

A swimming pool with two waterfalls and darker patches of stone on the bottom to give it a natural look.

An artificial stone waterfall with a faux beach leading up to the edge.

An artificial stone waterfall with a faux beach leading up to the edge.

A contemporary fountain with a small reservoir that contains a few small goldfish.

A contemporary fountain with a small reservoir that contains a few small goldfish.

An enormous artificial waterfall located at a tropical resort. The sheer enormity of the structure creates a great atmosphere.

An enormous artificial waterfall located at a tropical resort. The sheer enormity of the structure creates a great atmosphere.

A large concrete water feature in the center of an infinity pool with a tilted structure that pours water into the main pool.

A large concrete water feature in the center of an infinity pool with a tilted structure that pours water into the main pool.

A smooth stone waterfall hidden partially underneath an evergreen.

A smooth stone waterfall hidden partially underneath an evergreen.

A pool oasis with a raised palm-roof gazebo and a large artificial stone waterfall pouring into the figure-eight pool.

A pool oasis with a raised palm-roof gazebo and a large artificial stone waterfall pouring into the figure-eight pool.

A rocky swimming pool waterfall surrounded by palm trees and a palm-roof shelter.

A rocky swimming pool waterfall surrounded by palm trees and a palm-roof shelter.

A large artificial waterfall pounding down on a stone platform and then trickling down into the main pool.

A large artificial waterfall pounding down on a stone platform and then trickling down into the main pool.

A lighted rock waterfall with a smooth outcropping to gently cascade down into the pool.

A lighted rock waterfall with a smooth outcropping to gently cascade down into the pool.

Stacked smooth, round stones with lush foliage surrounding create a small waterfall.

Stacked smooth, round stones with lush foliage surrounding create a small waterfall.

The Travertine pools in Turkey's Pamukkale. As a world heritage site, these mineral pools are a popular tourist attraction.

The Travertine pools in Turkey’s Pamukkale. As a world heritage site, these mineral pools are a popular tourist attraction.

Travertine pools are a form of limestone deposited by mineral springs and hot springs. They tend to have a concentric, stepped appearance.

Travertine pools are a form of limestone deposited by mineral springs and hot springs. They tend to have a concentric, stepped appearance.

A pool complex with a small reservoir pool and a waterfall that trickles into the main swimming pool. Columns support the open veranda.

A pool complex with a small reservoir pool and a waterfall that trickles into the main swimming pool. Columns support the open veranda.

A resort's swimming pool with an artificial rocky outcropping with a fake tree and water trickling down most faces of the stone from a "stream."

A resort’s swimming pool with an artificial rocky outcropping with a fake tree and water trickling down most faces of the stone from a “stream.”

A three tier waterfall flowing into the swimming pool from beneath a bridge.

A three tier waterfall flowing into the swimming pool from beneath a bridge.

A lighted series of artificial stone waterfalls with a center island with natural trees.

A lighted series of artificial stone waterfalls with a center island with natural trees.

Another view of the above waterfall at night that pours majestically into the swimming pool.

Another view of the above waterfall at night that pours majestically into the swimming pool.

A view of a pool from inside a small cove behind the artificial waterfall.

A view of a pool from inside a small cove behind the artificial waterfall.

Natural waterfalls as seen from a pier. The pools below are deep enough for swimming.

Natural waterfalls as seen from a pier. The pools below are deep enough for swimming.

Another natural waterfall with a deep pool for swimming or diving.

Another natural waterfall with a deep pool for swimming or diving.

A large koi pond with a man-made waterfall created with natural, large stones.

A large koi pond with a man-made waterfall created with natural, large stones.

A unique swimming pool with an enormous mosaic tile wall and multiple ledges that act as a waterfall.

A unique swimming pool with an enormous mosaic tile wall and multiple ledges that act as a waterfall.

An infinity pool with a glossy glass mosaic tile waterfall that pours into a small reservoir pool surrounded by natural stones.

An infinity pool with a glossy glass mosaic tile waterfall that pours into a small reservoir pool surrounded by natural stones.

 A swimming pool surrounded by layered stones with several waterfalls around the edges.

 A swimming pool surrounded by layered stones with several waterfalls around the edges.

An artificial stone waterfall water feature with thick vines covering the top and sides, hiding any plumbing.

An artificial stone waterfall water feature with thick vines covering the top and sides, hiding any plumbing.

A fantastic infinity pool with a waterfall emptying into a small lower pool. On either side of the pool are two water feature fountains as well.

A fantastic infinity pool with a waterfall emptying into a small lower pool. On either side of the pool are two water feature fountains as well.

An artificial pool waterfall with large fronds and lush plants decorating the artificial stones. A footbridge with a trellis top leads up to the top of the hill, where a small slide empties into the main pool below.

An artificial pool waterfall with large fronds and lush plants decorating the artificial stones. A footbridge with a trellis top leads up to the top of the hill, where a small slide empties into the main pool below.

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