In need gazebo ideas? You have several options to have your time outdoors. All you need is to find the right spots which would guarantee that the moments are truly enjoyable, like having a gazebo in the garden.
Gazebos have their own long history, it even reaches back to several millennia ago into the ancient Egypt, Greek, or ancient Rome. At that time, gazebos had already had its functions as a gathering places where you and family or friends enjoy time or doing businesses.
A Gazebo in modern senses, popped up in 18 century, when they’re adopted by the American and English to charm their gardens. The functions were extended as reading, drawing rooms and else.
Now, you still can see or even build a gazebo in your garden or backyards. And now you also have tons of designs, not only of classic octagonal gazebos. If you want to find the right gazebo ideas, here we’ve picked you some of the most beautiful.
1. A Zen Minimalist Backyard Gazebo Idea
If you love Japanese philosophy, the Zen is in your veins. In short, related to the architectural designs, Zen always strive to go into a minimalist mode –but in charming ways.
In its own ways, the philosophy now is practically inseparable from Japanese culture, which is now is pervaded with charming minimalism.
This backyard gazebo will be your best example of Zen philosophy. It has simple designs, with efficient lines and down-to-earth efficiency. It also has the charm and peaceful character of Eastern world.
2. A Cool Metal Industrial Garden Gazebo
Not only a lawn or patches of lowers, you may add another features to make your garden more enjoyable. You can build a gazebo on it.
To complete your minimalist industrial home designs, you need to add this industrial style gazebo. This also applies if you’re of a neat type.
As this gazebo has the iconic lines of industrial styles with square metal structures. Put potted plants and its corner and tropical couches under it –and you’re ready to enjoy the summer days.
3. Patio Gazebo in Minimalist Classic Style
Now you’ve already an open area for outdoor activities around the house, an extension of it, in the form of a patio –But you still want it sheltered from the sun or drizzle. What you should do?
You need to consider adding a gazebo on it, a patio gazebo. Set this structure on the patio, you even need no additional footing/foundation for it –as some are portable structures.
This classic minimalist patio gazebo is only one of the example. The structure is light, made of metal and polyester roofing. It’s portable and suitable for any special outdoor occasions.
4. Vintage wooden Gazebo for a Classic Garden Look
Now it’s time to go back in time, mainly if you want something classic and vintage to light up your garden. It’s time to find one of the mainstream gazebo designs of bygone era, the octagonal one.
You only recently meet square gazebo styles, previously you (practically) only have octagonal gazebos to choose.
This time you have a classic wooden gazebo to inject vintage atmosphere into your garden. Set one in your garden and enjoy your classic moments with friends.
5. An Awesome Pergola-Gazebo for Backyard, with Retractable Roof
This idea will bring you to the cross between a gazebo and a pergola. You might have known the difference between both of the garden features –the roofing.
While modern rectangle gazebos often resemble pergolas, they have roofs. Meanwhile, pergolas offer only beams, without any roofs.
This gazebo-pergola offers you the sunny feature of a pergola and roofed features of a gazebo, that’s by having a retractable roof. In an open mode, you have a pergola. Meanwhile, you have a gazebo when the roof closed.
6. Affordable Outdoor Vinyl Gazebo
Once, you only limited material choices when it came to building a gazebo: woods, stones, or irons. That’s why, once again, gazebos were only staple of the states or the elites.
But now you have all the new and affordable materials for a gazebo. Along with the new materials, you might find vinyl is the most used materials –even for a gazebo.
For outdoor activities, a vinyl gazebo like this one should meet your requirements. You may choose vinyl gazebo in almost any textures, including this wood-like vinyl gazebo.
7. Rustic Grill Gazebo for a Great Barbequing Time
Along with patios, there are outdoor kitchens or grills. But, patios often has open layouts, making the grills or the kitchens unprotected from the elements.
Here we offer you a small gazebo for an outdoor grill. Not only will shelter the grill, the gazebo also protect you from the sun or small rains.
This grill-gazebo also inject additional point of interest for your garden. The wooden structures also give you the rustic and warm atmosphere.
8. Screened Gazebo Ideas for a Deck
On the previous list you met a patio with gazebo. Now it’s time to move up a bit with gazebos for decks. It’ll be sweet to build a gazebo on your decks.
For you who still can’t differ patios and decks, it’s on the foundations. A patio is directly on the ground, while decks has structures to support them.
Here you have a patio for deck with screen on the sides. The screen will let you enjoy the outdoor air without having to be troubled by any annoying insects or bugs.
9. Small Iron Gazebo for a Classic Garden
If you want to have a classic garden and you have budget for it, then having a wrought iron gazebo is a better choice. The materials once a staple material for the Victorian gazebos.
Now you also can get it in the more various designs. Wrought iron, being malleable, can be designed into almost any forms.
This small wrought iron gazebo is the example. It looks tough and timeless with the classic in intricate designs which come with it.
10. Poolside Tropical Wooden Gazebo
Having a pool is a thing, adding it with a cool poolside gazebo is your next classy things. Depends on your overall house styles, the gazebo usually follows the styles.
This gazebo follows the style of the home style in its simple and minimalist designs. The wooden materials looks comfortable surrounded by the clear water.
The tropical design of the gazebo also offers a warm atmosphere to the pool and the house. It’s a suitable place to enjoy the day in peace and comfort.
11. Big Rustic Wrought Iron
Once, up on the list you find an awesome wrought iron gazebo, though a small one. Now you also have here the much larger gazebo.
This, so far, is probably the most rustic and majestic of all the list. Despite the imposing size, you also have a covered gazebo. All sides are covered with clear glasses.
So, when you can use the gazebo all the year room, enjoy the sun or the snow with no worry about blistering heat or ice cold temperatures.
12. Backyard Gazebo Ideas
Without any doubt, having a large gazebo on the backyard is one of the most impressing thing in life. Your garden looks lovely and elegant, impressing all your friends.
Not only the octagonal gazebo, now you also can pick other gazebo designs to your liking. In the example here you find a gazebo in an early modern styles.
The designs might remind you to the Craftsman style once swept over the USA. It offers lightness of modern style, yet you still can retain the traditional rustic air here.
13. Modern Classic Elegant Gazebo-Pergola Tandem
If a gazebo won’t be enough to satisfy your need of outdoor activities, then add a pergola. Make them a tandem to get your garden even more enchanting.
Here you have a gazebo, Craftsman style, for the outdoor sitting area. It has a fireplace to ward off cold air in chilly days.
In the background, you find a pergola. This will be your outdoor cooking area, as the pergola topped a set oy an outdoor kitchen set.
14. A Majestic Victorian Gazebo
You might want a portable gazebo, so when the summer ends you can remove it from the garden. But in some other time, you just want to have a fixed gazebo as center of interest in the garden.
If you’re into this purpose, then a gazebo in Victorian style would suit well into your garden. The classic lines are timeless.
Spanning almost a century, the Victorian style is proven to be one of the most enduring and captivating if set inside or outside your homes –just like in this gazebo style.
15. A Luxurious Backyard Gazebo to Impress Your Friends
In need an impressive gazebo idea for the backyard? Then you need to build this awesome modern gazebo for it. Unlike the regular gazebo, it’s covered with clear glasses on all its sides.
Unlike the previous gazebos which use wood, iron, or vinyl for the materials, this gazebo is of aluminum and glasses structures.
This charming gazebo even won’t need any finishes, as the smooth aluminum surfaces are enough to make your garden look awesomely futuristic.
16. A Peaceful Gazebo in a Japanese Style garden
If you want to find one of the most restful garden, a Japanese garden serves you well. Whether it’s a dry or koi gardens, you always get what you want: the peaceful surroundings.
Here your gazebo sits next to a refreshing koi pool, facing a small curving bridge. The wood structure of the gazebo blend well with the picturesque garden.
Having a cup of tea or just lounging around after a long hectic days in this gazebo is surely a special treat. You get the inner peace in style.
17. An All-weather Gazebo Idea
When there’s an urge to stay out all days and even all the years round, the use the tech to make you as comfortable as possible.
Here is one of the nicest example, an all-weather gazebo. You should have not any problems related to the elements.
No rain nor snow can disturb your relaxing time in this gazebo, as you’re enclosed in a dependable glass cover on all sides. Inside you have a snug reading chairs and even a bathtub. Nice.
18. Contemporary Patio Gazebo for Your Home
Tired of having an octagonal and want to update it into the more contemporary style? You have plenty of options.
This patio gazebo idea is one of the example. Instead of octagonal, you have a simple gazebo with clean structure lines and sloping roof.
The massive wood structures, finished only with clear varnishes, combine well with the black industrial panels on the edge of the roof. Add wicker furniture, and your gazebo is set.
19. A Gorgeous Poolside Wooden Gazebo
Again, here you get a poolside gazebo to hang out with friends. This time you get another shot of Victorian era gazebo.
Only this time it’s not white, like you’ll often see of a Victorian gazebo. This time you get it in its natural wooden colors. Just coat the structures with wood quality wood stain and it look charmer.
The naked look only makes the gazebo look snug and comfortable. At a wicker couch or two and you’ll have a great spot this summer.
20. An Asymmetric Unique Gazebo Idea
Along the lists you have some of the coolest gazebo inspiration. But, if you still want something really different, here’s one for you.
This asymmetrical wooden gazebo won’t disappoint you when it comes to impress your family or friends. It’s just different, breathtakingly different in its design –compared to the regular one.
Here you have a touch of contemporary lines which work better with the modern furniture in it. The 50s lamp pictures add a sweet point of interest.
21. A Cool Gazebo out of Repurposed Materials
Still with a gazebo, if you have unused materials, you also can turn them into a gazebo for your outdoor activities. All you need is your creativity to repurpose the materials.
In this example, you have a cool small gazebo out of repurposed old stuff like old wagon wheels and old other wooden materials.
The result is this wonderful portable gazebo. It’s not a fixed type, so you may put it anywhere in your garden.
22. A Light Portable grill for Deck
Cooking outdoor is a great way to release the mental tension. It’s also a great way to treat your friends. For the stove, shield it from the sun or rain with portable gazebo like this.
This metal gazebo has simple design which is also easy to assembly (or disassembly). You may put the gazebo all around the garden or for deck.
This gazebo is versatile. Not only for protecting the stove or grill, you also may put a couch or the similar under the gazebo.
23. Vintage Poolside Small Gazebo
Finding another inspiration for your pool side gazebo? If you like something vintage, we have here one for you for the pool.
Aside of its vintage design, it also gives you the authentic touches of old gazebo, complete with its white finishes and cute cupola.
Underneath, you put classic couches and coffee table. That way, you have a perfect setup for an evening or morning outdoor times, whether for a cup of coffee or just enjoy the moments.
24. A Rustic Gazebo with Unique Roof
Once you only have an option about a gazebo roof design, that’s the Victorian style you see in the previous lists. But now you are freer to find some other roof designs for your gazebo.
You also often see slate roof in the lists, but here you find the more contemporary gazebo roof, with its rounding form.
This unique gazebo roof is supported by four wooden structures, sheltering several rustic comfortable rattan chairs.
25. An Elegant Moorish Gazebo Idea
For several centuries, the Moorish style influenced the world along the spread of Islam civilization. With it, the world know the intricate details of the styles.
Along with the style, there also present the Moorish gazebo style. It offers the charm and elegance of the Middle East styles.
Here you find all the sides are adorned with complex wood carving and trellises. You also finds colorful throw pillows on the couches and vibrant lamp fixtures hang from the ceilings.
26. A Futuristic Industrial Gazebo
If you don’t want the intricacy of a Moorish style, then you should consider this simple industrial gazebo style.
It has no frills whatsoever. All you have is an upside-down half-ball roof supported by several robust dark and curvy metal supports.
A round table, surrounded with a round bench, sits under the roof. LED lighting are added on the ceiling to add the futuristic touches.
27. A Gorgeous Tropical Style Gazebo Idea
For the last of the gazebo inspiration lists here, you bring to you an open and breeze tropical style gazebo. Set it on a pool or lake bank for a scenic point of interest.
It’s set on a small deck to help you take the full viewing experience on the surrounding areas. This all-wood gazebo looks comfortable and peaceful to enjoy your time.
Spread a mat or mattress on the floor for your convenience. But, if they’re not enough, add chairs or couches on it –just like the illustration.
So, that’s all your breathtaking gazebo ideas. We do, in our hope, a complete list here, from the backyard gazebo up to the pool sides and for decks.
We also provides you gazebos of different materials, just for inspiration. For the final words, we’d love to know if you enjoy this listicle.