Recreate Your Favourite Holiday Resort, In Your Garden

The pandemic might have stopped travel and holidays for a long time, leaving suitcases to gather dust. But the one benefit of staying at home is that it inspired a lot of people to create their own leisure resort, right in their own back garden!

Landscaping and garden design has come a long way in recent years. Giving your garden a Med-style makeover will give you the opportunity to enjoy your outdoor space, and those holiday vibes, any time of the year.

Take a look at the following tips for recreating your favourite holiday resort right in your very own garden.

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Make your space easy to maintain

The easier your garden is to maintain, the more likely it is you’ll want to spend time in it! To help you make the most of your outdoor space, you could invest in some high-quality patio tiles or decking that will give your garden a modern look that’s easy to keep clean. You might also want to look at laying some artificial turf to keep your lawn in great shape year-round as if you have your own landscapers maintaining the space for you every morning!

Invest in some stylish garden furniture

One way to make your garden more luxurious and resort-like is to invest in stylish garden furniture. There are all kinds of things you could buy, including day beds, sun loungers, sofas and more. Bean bags can add a more casual vibe, and are ideal for additional guests – you can get yours at ​​ Garden furniture will elevate your garden and give it a more relaxing, holiday vibe.

Get heaters and lighting in place

If you want to enjoy the fiesta vibe, then you’ll need to make your garden suitable for evening use too. Some heaters and lighting will help you enjoy your space after dark, while adding some shelter will make it easy to use your garden in winter too. Get inspired with some cool outdoor lighting ideas and make your outdoor space the place to be after dark.

Build a swanky garden bar

Drinks by the hotel bar is one of the best things about being on holiday. So why not enjoy the experience at home with your own garden bar? You can create a garden bar yourself, helping you enjoy an amazing space for entertaining that is sure to delight your guests. You can even turn your bar into a more ambitious outdoor kitchen with the help of a grill, a pizza oven and some worktop space.

Your garden has a lot of potential to create your dream space. If you love the feeling of being on holiday, then bringing the resort to your garden will bring you a lot of joy and happiness. Stock the bar, get the sun cream on and get ready to enjoy the holiday vibe all year round – no boarding passes required!

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