Amazing Water Features for a Tropical-Themed Garden
Ocean breezes. Thick jungles. Delicious drinks. What’s not to love about the tropics? If you want to bring some of that to your home, adding a water feature can really help make everything feel right. From the colors and materials to the images they project, a fountain can truly draw the tropics to you. Not only do water features make great show pieces for a backyard garden, they can bring in an emotional experience designed to transport you to anywhere you’d like. Does this sound like something you’re interested in? If so, we’ve got a few suggestions to help you get moving in the right direction.
Romantica Short Garden Water Fountain
Few things bring about the idea of the tropics the way the pineapple does. It is sweet and delicious and fits into so many tropical drinks. With this fountain, you can bring a bit of the pineapple’s magic into your garden. The interesting shape of the stone pineapple, which sits atop this 46-inch fountain, makes for unique water patterns and sounds as the water bubbles up to the top and cascades down the sides. What better way to help whisk you away to your tropical dreamscape? Placed amongst garden greens or flowers, this beautiful cast stone piece will have you wishing you had a piñacolada in hand as you relax in your own backyard. The Romantica Short Garden Water Fountain is available in 31 different shades, so finding the perfect color to make your corner of the world feel a bit more tropical shouldn’t be difficult at all. To learn more about this piece, click here.
Sea Horse Garden Wall Water Fountain
Picture this: You’re on a boat off the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. The sails are up, the sun is bright, and the warm air is lulling you into slumber. And then, you see it, an ancient, ocean-side structure. All along its walls are intricately carved fountains featuring numerous sea creatures. One in particular, catches your eye, showing two sea horses facing each other. With the Sea Horse Garden Wall Water Fountain, you can bring that experience home. The craftsmanship on this piece is incomparable, and it would be a beautiful addition to any garden or outdoor living area. Place it amongst greens against a wall and your garden suddenly takes on an air of mystique, harkening back to ancient times when humanity worshiped the sea. At 70 inches tall, this majestic, cast stone fountain will draw the eye, and spark the imagination, of anyone who sees it. Find out more about the fountain and its myriad color options here.
Lighthouse on Island Garden Water Fountain
Lighthouses and the ocean have gone hand in hand for millennia, the most famous being the Lighthouse of Alexandria, a Wonder of the Ancient World. This piece can bring some of that ancient history into your own garden. At 43.5 inches tall, the Lighthouse on Island Garden Water Fountain features a detailed, weathered lighthouse sitting atop a rocky island. The worn surface of the tower followed by the jagged edges of the stone beneath allow for intricate water sounds as it cascades into the basin. The basin itself features a weathered look, reminding one of the power of water and time. With its 33-inch basin, this piece would look beautiful in any lush, grassy areas, becoming a focal point for all who see it. If you’re looking to bring some history into your garden landscape, click here.
Dolphins with Shell Bowl Water Fountain
It may be an odd thought, but who hasn’t been a bit envious of the playful dolphin? They swim in warm ocean waters. They jump through the air and splash each other. They race under the waves. And now, they can hang out in your garden with this Dolphins with Shell Bowl Water Fountain. It features two dolphins playfully perched atop a wave in the middle of a scalloped basin. Water emerges from their blowholes and trickles down the waves into the basin, which itself sits upon a Roman-inspired pillar. This hefty piece, at 53 inches tall and 44 inches wide, is a sight to be seen. Placed among some shorter plants which end below the basin, or even in the middle of a well-manicured lawn, this fountain can bring youth and playfulness to any backyard space. Like each of the previously mentioned pieces, this fountain comes in a variety of colors. If the dolphin life is for you, find out more about this fountain here.
Tiki Fountain with LED Lights
The luau is one of the most time-honored and recognizable traditions of the tropics. Just the idea evokes thoughts of delicious food and drinks, as well as music and dancing. Let’s not forget another luau staple, the Tiki! This Tiki Fountain with LED Lights would make an excellent addition to any outdoor situation. With its fiberglass body, it is designed to withstand any sort of weather, so it fits in perfectly and safely into your backyard, your outdoor bar or even a nice patio. As water flows from the tallest Tiki mask down into the lowest, it bubbles musically, bringing calm and serenity to anyone who hears it. The LED lights situated in each of the Tiki masks’ basins help to illuminate the fun and add a little pizzazz to your festivities. Do you think the Tiki can bring the tropics into your life? Click here to find out.
These are just five of the many incredible water features out there you can use to bring the ocean life to your backyard garden. If you’re looking for the relaxation of an empty beach and cold drinks, perhaps something like the Romantica Short Garden Water Fountain or the Sea Horse Garden Wall Water Fountain will suit your fancy. If you’re looking for some excitement, you might be best choosing the Dolphins with Shell Bowl Water Fountain or the playful Tiki Fountain with LED Lights. If you want to create the perfect tropical sanctuary for yourself, this is a great way to get that started.
- Candace Osmond