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Top 10 Custom In-Ground Pool Models in 2016

  Aug 18, 2016 / by Aaron Steele

While summer isn’t over yet and, thankfully, there are still a number of weeks of pool season left, sales trends for the year have revealed to us what the most popular fiberglass pool models were for 2016. If you’re looking to install a custom in ground, luxury swimming pool and you want to know what other pool lovers are enjoying, read on.

Best Selling Pool and Spa Models of 2016

Below is a countdown of the pools and spas that topped the popularity chart in 2016.



#10 - Semicircle Tanning Ledge by Blue Hawaiian Pools

At 16’ long by 8’4” wide by 10” deep, this Semicircle Tanning Ledge gives sunbathers the perfect place to catch some rays and a refreshing dip at the same time.


#9 - Neutron by Trilogy Pools

The Neutron holds approximately 5,200 gallons at depths ranging from 3’6” to 5”, this 22’x11’ freeform pool is classified as “small” but delivers big on the backyard fun.


#8 - Gulf Coast by Viking Pools

A large pool at 40’x16’, the Gulf Coast has a free form shape and an 8’ depth that accommodates sliding and diving with properly installed equipment used according to the manufacturer's’ directions.


#7 - Royal by Viking Pools

The Royal is a 10’x8’ spa with a 3’4” depth. It works well as a stand-alone unit or spilling over into a pool.


#6 - Cape May by Blue Hawaiian Pools

The first kidney-shaped pool on our list of top sellers, the Cape May is 24’x12’ with a depth that runs from 3’6” to 5’.


#5 - Zenith by Trilogy Pools

At 33’x16’ with depths ranging from 3’7” to 5’5”, the Zenith holds approximately 15,000 gallons — plenty of area for your family and friends to spread out and enjoy some play time in the pool.


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#4 - Laredo by Blue Hawaiian Pools

The Laredo is another very popular kidney-shaped pool. It measures 20’x10’ with modest depths from 3’2” to 5”.


#3 - Columbia by Trilogy Pools

The Columbia was a new model for 2016 and it quickly developed a large fan base! At 28’x14’6” it is considered a medium-sized pool and goes from a shallow end of 3’7” to a deep end of 5’10”.


#2 - Athens by Blue Hawaiian Pools

Coming in just shy of the top spot is the Athens. Another of the diving pools in our list, it has an 8’ maximum depth, with a 3’6” shallow end. One of the biggest pools on the list, it measures 40’x16’.


#1 - Fiji by Viking Pools 

And the most popular pool model for 2016 is… the Fiji. This beautiful free-form pool is a great size at 34’x15’ and gradually slopes from 3’6” to a maximum depth of 6’.


Start Planning Your Perfect Pool

So now you know the top picks from other pool owners. Whether you go with one of the most popular models, or have your eye on another great pool or spa, there’s no time like the present to start making plans for your installation. Get it done now, and you’ll have it ready to fire up when pool season arrives in 2017. Need help choosing the perfect pool? We’re here to help.

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Topics: Fiberglass Pools, Pool Features, In-Ground Pools, Best Home Pools, Latham Pool Products, Pool Design Ideas

Aaron Steele

Written by Aaron Steele

Aaron is the Digital Marketing Manager for Latham Pool Products. Prior to realizing his dream of working in the swimming pool industry, he spent many years in the software and advertising world as a pixel pusher and script junkie. Aaron is an avid guitar player, weekend novelist, in-home libation manufacturer (aka. Homebrewer) and travel enthusiast. He has lived in exotic locations, climbed Mt. Fuji, swam in the open ocean with sharks, backpacked across Europe, skied the Swiss Alps, dined with the Dalai Lama, survived in a far east jungle for a week with nothing but a poncho and a machete and is currently learning to play the Didgeridoo. All true.