Best Patio Designs for San Diego Backyards

Posted on: May 23, 2019

The gorgeous Southern California climate means you can enjoy spending hours outside every day all year round. Of course, to make the most of the weather, you want to create a comfortable, luxurious backyard space where you can hang out. This calls for a custom patio complete with everything you need to entertain guests or unwind after a hard day’s work. What should you include in your landscape architecture? Draw inspiration from these patio designs for San Diego backyards.

Fire Features

From open fire pits for roasting marshmallows to outdoor fireplaces for added warmth on chilly evenings, nothing says elegance and sophistication like a fire feature. The warm, flickering glow becomes the visual centerpiece and natural gathering place when you have friends over for a party. Best of all, natural gas fire features are effortless to use and maintain.

Water Features

Enhance the beauty of your patio with a fountain, waterfall, or swimming pool. These water features offer benefits you may not have considered before. The ability to reduce traffic noise, enhance air quality, and attract wildlife could make the addition of a water feature the best part of your patio installation in San Diego.

Outdoor Kitchen

If you love a good barbecue, give yourself a luxurious place to whip up burgers and hotdogs with a built-in outdoor kitchen. This goes far beyond the portable grill you’ve used in the past. Add the features you want to facilitate your cooking needs, including ovens, deep fryers, grills, griddles, pizza ovens, and rotisseries. Complete the experience with a bar, sink area, built-in refrigerator, and more. With these additions, your patio will become the gathering place for friends and family.

Outdoor Dining Room

If you’re cooking outside, you might as well eat outside, too! The temperate climate of Southern California makes it possible to enjoy al fresco dining most days of the year. Imagine talking and laughing with your loved ones as you soak up the picturesque sunset and indulge in the shrimp and steak your family prepared on the BBQ island. It doesn’t get any better than that!

Outdoor Living Room

Perhaps you have more in mind than just eating outside. Turn your covered patio into a veritable living room with a fireplace, wall-mounted TV, upholstered outdoor furniture, and other comforts. The installation of oversized sliding or bi-fold patio doors further blurs the line between inside and out.

Tiered Patio

The hilly terrain of San Diego requires some patio designs to get creative. Make the most of the space you have by adding retaining walls and a wood deck. This provides a place for xeriscaping and creates flat areas to mingle with guests. It’s the best of both worlds when space is at a premium.

Shade Structures

Sure, the weather is beautiful year-round in San Diego, but shading is vital to protect you from the sun and keep you cool on hot summer afternoons. Terraces, pergolas, gazebos, awnings, and other shade structures convert your outdoor space into a covered patio, allowing you to enjoy the ocean breezes in the most comfortable setting possible.

Build a Custom Patio in San Diego, CA

Let Eco Minded Solutions show you what it takes to make the patio your favorite room in the house. We have completed numerous transformations throughout San Diego, La Jolla, Del Mar, and the surrounding areas. Whether you love to entertain, relax, or enjoy time with your family, we can create an outdoor space that reflects your lifestyle.

Please contact Eco Minded Solutions to set up a patio design consultation today.

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