Why should I include a tanning ledge on my pool?

Why should I include a tanning ledge on my pool?

It’s already that time of the year when the weather gets warmer and the days much longer. By this point, you might be thinking ahead of summer and about some activities to do in the outdoor area of your home. For those thinking about having some revamping in their pools and patios, you may want to consider including a tanning ledge to your swimming pool.

Also known as tanning shelf or baja shelf, a tanning ledge is a platform or area within the water characterized by being considerably shallower than the rest of the pool. This allows you to sit comfortably in a pool without having to submerge yourself. Whenever you think about activities for enjoying your patio you probably include sunbathing either for working on a tan or just for relaxing. Normally, you would take your sunbathe by the pool and jump-in to cool off once the heat and sweat start making you feel a bit unpleasant. Having to do that every so often can be tiring, and for profiting from both your swimming pool and the sunshine there is already a solution: a tanning ledge. Here are a few benefits of including a ledge in your pool.

1- Safety

A ledge can provide a safe area for young children and less confident swimmers to play and relax. By providing a shallow area, swimmers can touch the bottom of the pool with their feet and feel more secure. This can give parents peace of mind by making a pool safer for the children to enjoy.

2- Relaxation

A ledge is also a perfect place to relax and soak up some sun. Whether you're reading a book, enjoying a cold drink, or just lounging with friends, the shallow water of a ledge provides a comfortable place to relax and enjoy the pool. 

3- Exercise for swimmers.

A ledge can be used for water aerobics or other forms of exercise. By standing in the shallow water, swimmers can perform exercises such as leg lifts, squats, or lunges, which can provide a low-impact workout that's gentle on the joints.

4- Versatility

A ledge can be designed to suit your needs and preferences. For example, you can choose the size and shape of the ledge, as well as the depth of the water. You can also add features such as jets, which can provide a gentle massage increasing the functionality of your pool.

5- Aesthetics

Finally, a ledge can enhance the aesthetic appeal of your pool. Adding a ledge can break up the monotony of a large expanse of water and add visual interest to your pool design. A ledge can also be used as a design element, with different colors, textures, and materials used to create a unique look.

Now, you could profit the most from your ledge area by including an in-pool lounger: the ideal addition for those seeking the ultimate in relaxation and sophistication. The Sylt in-pool lounger has a sleek design that make it ideal to be used seamlessly on any pool ledge, transforming your pool into a stylish oasis. Crafted from only high quality materials, this fiberglass water chaise boasts an elegant and contemporary design, guaranteed to complement any pool area. It features a distinctive, curved shape which perfectly contours to the body, providing unparalleled support and comfort.


Green fiberglass in-pool lounger

Experience ultimate relaxation and rejuvenation with the Sylt in-pool lounger. This versatile piece is perfect for those seeking the ultimate in poolside luxury. Indulge in the opulence of this truly exceptional lounger, designed to elevate your pool experience to new heights.

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