A swimming pool is a great way to beat the summer heat, and its surrounding deck is just as important as the pool itself. With so many pool deck tile options on the market, it can be overwhelming to choose the right one for your pool area. In 2023, we have seen a rise in demand for specific pool deck tiles that offer durability, slip resistance, and style. In this blog, we will introduce the top 10 pool deck tiles that are currently the most popular in 2023.
#1 Thick and Matte
The first pool deck tile we recommend is the 20mm Pool Deck ZME6904, which is a high-breaking strength porcelain paver tile with a natural stone surface. Each porcelain tile has unique natural stone patterns and comes in the size of 600x600mm. This porcelain tile is perfect for rectangular pools and has a beautiful brownish-yellow color that complements white sun loungers, making it an excellent choice for the 2023 pool design style.
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The second porcelain pool flooring tile is the 20mm Pool Deck ZME6303-2, which has a flamed and brushed surface and a deep gray color tone. This porcelain tile is currently the most popular choice for the swimming pool decks and comes in two thicknesses, 10mm and 20mm, and three sizes, 600x600x10mm; 600x600x20mm; 600x1200x20mm. The most sought-after size is the 600x1200x20mm, which has a contemporary and sleek design. This porcelain tile is perfect for modern pool designs and goes well with gray-tone wicker pool chairs and tables. The natural color of pool flooring porcelain tile complements the greenery of the backyard, creating a natural vibe around the pool.
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The third is the 20mm Pool Deck ZME6301-2, which has a flamed and brushed surface and a light gray color tone. This thick and matte porcelain tile is an excellent choice for those who prefer a lighter color tone, and it also comes in two thicknesses and three sizes. The most popular size is 600x600x20mm, which is perfect for poolside and outdoor kitchen spaces. This porcelain tile matte finish is slip-resistant, and it provides a perfect surface to walk on after swimming.
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The fourth and final tile we highly recommend is the R10 Matte Brick ZMC9903, which is our most popular pool deck porcelain tile in 2023. This tile has a matte surface and comes in either 10mm or 20mm thicknesses. It has a natural stone-like pattern and a light gray color tone. The 20mm thickness is ideal for pool areas, and it can be used to create a seamless design around the pool. For example, our design team used the 600x600mm matte finish tile to enclose the pool and planted green grass for the poolside leisure area, creating a beautiful contrast.
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#2 Natural and Simple
Natural stone tiles such as travertine, limestone, and slate are popular choices for pool decks in 2023. Travertine is a porous stone that has a non-slip surface, making it a great choice for pool decks. It comes in beige, ivory, and walnut color tones, making it a versatile option that complements a wide range of pool styles.
Limestone is another popular natural stone option for pool decks. Limestone is known for its soft, elegant look and has been used in architecture and design for centuries. Limestone tile comes in a range of colors from light beige to warm brown tones. A limestone is a great option for those looking for a natural stone pool deck with a classic look. Limestone is also known for its slip-resistant qualities, making it a safer option for pool decks.
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Slate is a fine-grained, metamorphic rock that is known for its durability and natural beauty. Slate tile is available in a range of colors, including gray, black, and green. Slate tile is perfect for a modern or contemporary pool deck, as it has a sleek and elegant look. Additionally, slate tile is very durable and slip-resistant, making it a great choice for high-traffic areas.
For more natural stone pool deck tile inspirations, visit our blog “Guide to Swimming Pool Pavers: Travertine, Limestone, and Slate Tiles”
#2 Minimalist and Modern
Wood-plastic composite decking is a popular option for pool decks because it combines the beauty of natural wood with the durability of plastic. WPC decking is made of a mixture of wood fibers and plastic, making it resistant to rot, decay, and insects. WPC decking comes in a variety of colors, including light brown, dark brown, and black. WPC decking is a great option for those looking for a low-maintenance pool deck that has the natural look of wood.
Light brown WPC decking is a popular choice for those looking for a classic, natural look. Light brown WPC decking is perfect for a traditional pool design, as it has a warm, inviting feel. Additionally, light brown WPC decking is slip-resistant, making it a great option for pool decks.
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Dark brown WPC decking is a great option for those looking for a more contemporary look. Dark brown WPC decking has a sleek, modern feel and is perfect for a minimalist pool design. Like light brown WPC decking, dark brown WPC decking is slip-resistant, making it a safe option for pool decks.
Black WPC decking is a great option for those looking for a bold, modern look. Black WPC decking is perfect for a contemporary pool design, as it has a sleek, sophisticated feel. Black WPC decking is also slip-resistant, making it a safe option for pool decks.
When it comes to choosing pool deck tiles, there are many options from Bluwhale Tile. Whether you prefer thick matte porcelain tile, natural stone, wood-plastic composite decking, or something else entirely, there is sure to be an option that suits your style and needs. When choosing pool deck tiles, consider the style of your pool, your personal preferences, and the practical needs of your family. With the right pool deck tiles, you can create a beautiful and functional outdoor space that you and your family will enjoy for years to come. Contact us to order samples to see and touch right now!