WHEN GOING OUT
Is Simply Staying In…
The outdoor living area has ad-vanced significantly over the years, with the addition of tel-evisions, kitchens, fireplaces and rugs, as well as luxurious lounge furniture that looks like it be-longs inside the home but, thanks to technological advancements in materials, can be used outside and withstand extreme weather conditions. Turn your outdoor living space into a veritable oasis with these inspirational ideas…
Tribù’s Vis à Vis collection uses teak which is natural, soft-to-the-touch and highly durable. It blends perfectly into the natural surroundings. Shown here with Tribù’s Vis A Vis chairs that are upholstered in Canax®, an airy weave made of PVC and natural hemp. Tribù can be ordered through Acoola in Pol. Ind. San Pe-dro de Alcántara (www.acoola.eu) and Siesta Interior Design in C. Plaza in Nueva Andalucía (www.siestainteriordesign.com).
Manutti’s Torsa dining table is slender and lightweight, with a solid wooden base and faux marble table top. This sophisticated table is stunningly sleek and can be used both inside the home and outdoors. Shown here with Manutti’s teak Solid chair range. Manutti is available from the Acoola showroom in Pol. Ind. San Pedro de Alcántara (www.acoola.eu).
The stackable Tribeca 3665 chair from Pedrali, shown here with their Elliot table, is a modern take on the classic sixties patio chairs made from steel and woven material. The Elliot table has a handy folding top so that it can be stored away easily, using up very little space. This photo was taken in the award-winning luxury boutique hotel Bassa Maina Villas & Suites in Laconia, Greece. Available from Ambar Decoraciones in Avda. del Mar Mediterráneo in San Pedro de Alcántara (www.ambardecoraciones.com).
This Page The Hopper picnic table has been cleverly designed to make it easy to get in and out of without having to lift your leg over the bench. The legs are available in galvanised steel for high durability and also in powder-coated aluminium for a more refined look. Available from Acoola in Pol. Ind. San Pedro de Alcántara (www.acoola.eu).
Opposite Page The Marina collection from Indian Ocean is made from electro-polished stainless steel or powder-coated stainless steel with all-weather rope. It comes with cappuccino, slate or white cushions. Available exclusively through the Alison Bethell-Collins Studio in San Pedro de Alcántara (www.alisonbethellcollins.com).
The stackable Portside chair, shown here in Puente Romano’s Petit Sea Grill restaurant, features a cross-weave and marine knot. It comes in many rope colours including ivory, white-silver and olive, and is available for immediate delivery. Also within this collection are stackable sofas and a coffee table with a black glass top. Available from G&G Italia in Nave 17, Pol. Ind. Elviria (www.gg-italia.net)
The Weekend collection from Point gives a fresh look to an outdoor space, using high-quality materials for durability while offering superb lounging comfort. Point is available through ID Latinia in Edif. Playa del Duque in Puerto Banús (www.idlatinia.com), Miccoli Homes by Daiane Oliveira in San Pedro de Alcántara (www.miccoli.es), Ambar Decoraciones in Avda. del Mar Mediterráneo in San Pedro de Alcántara (www.ambardecoraciones.com), Outdoor Concepts at the top of the Boulevard in San Pedro de Alcántara (www.outdoorconcepts.es), Cas-asola Décor near Torre Real (www.casasoladecor.com) and Estuco Interiors in C. Plaza in Nueva Andalucía (www.estucointeriors.com).
Above The Agorà collection from Unopiù is highlighted by deep and comfortable seating. It features an aluminium frame with a handwoven WaProLace synthetic fibre covering and removable covers in 100 per cent acrylic. The Shibuya pergola, also from Unopiù, is from their Shibuya range from Unopiù. It can be anchored to the ground or fitted with wheels for easy manoeuvrability. Unopiù is available from Outdoor Concepts at the top of the Boulevard in San Pedro de Alcán-tara (www.outdoorconcepts.es). Right The Landscape Alu from An-dreu World is a range of beautiful sofas and chaise lounges. The frame is made from extruded aluminium in earthy brown and the two-and three-seater sofas are available with or without armrests. The chaise longue has a reclining backrest to of-fer the perfect angle for relaxing. An-dreu World is available from Femont Galvan in the Marbella Club (www. femontgalvan.com) and Outdoor Concepts at the top of the Boulevard in San Pedro de Alcántara (www.out-doorconcepts.es).
The Ombra ad-justable sunshade from Paola Lenti comprises two independent semi-circles that can be tilted to suit your needs. Shown here with the Daydream sun lounger with five adjust-able positions (www. paolalenti.it).
Opposite Page Above The Biossun patio cover has adjustable louvres and can be illumi-nated at night, serving as an extra room in your home. It is bioclimatic and offers warmth and ventilation through solar radiation and natural air circulation. Available from Outdoor Con-cepts at the top of the Boulevard in San Pedro de Alcántara (www.outdoorconcepts.es).
Below Shade sails are an economical way of creating shade that is tailor-made to your specific space. They come in an array of colours, and can be cut-to-size and taken down for cleaning and re-erected quite eas-ily. This installation was carried out by The Shadesail Company in Calahonda (www. theshadesailcompany.com).
This Page This luxurious thatched roof over the bar area and sunk into the swimming pool at El Oceano Beach Hotel in La Cala de Mijas offers natural shade which is resistant to UV rays, wind and rain and uses sustainable mate-rials. Perfect for beach clubs as well as private gardens. This installation was carried out by Utropical in Mijas (www.utropical.com).
The Meteo parasol from Kettal is the re-sult of a collaboration between the Span-ish outdoor furniture giant and Konstan-tin Grcic. The aim of the design was to offer quality and performance using su-perlative materials for long-lasting use. It comes with either a manual pulley sys-tem or an integrated gas piston for even easier use. Kettal is available through ID.
Latinia in Edif. Playa del Duque in Puerto Banús (www.idlatinia.com), Siesta Interi-or Design in C. Plaza in Nueva Andalucía (www.siestainteriordesign.com), Acoola in Pol. Ind. San Pedro de Alcántara (www. acoola.eu), Casasola Décor near Torre Real (www.casasoladecor.com), Out-door Concepts at the top of the Boule-vard in San Pedro de Alcántara (www.outdoorconcepts.es), Estuco Interiors in C. Plaza in Nueva Andalucía (www. estucointeriors.com), Tela Bella near Pol. Ind. Estepona (www.telabella.es), Fem-ont Galvan in the Marbella Club (www. femontgalvan.com) and Ambar Deco-raciones in Avda. del Mar Mediterráneo in San Pedro de Alcántara (www.ambar-decoraciones.com).
This impressive villa in El Rosario, just west of Marbella, was a renova-tion project carried out by Protec Group Spain. The semi-circular infinity pool was constructed to make the most of the space avail-able and looks out to the sea. Pro-tec Group Spain carry out full ren-ovation projects as well as being specialists in windows and doors (www.grupo-protec.com).
The compact Ecosmart 150 Lighthouse series is designed to make a benchtop design statement, or be the focal point of an entertaining or living area. Ecosmart is available from Outdoor Concepts at the top of the Boulevard in San Pedro de Alcántara (www.outdoorconcepts.es) and Acoola in Pol. Ind. San Pedro de Alcántara (www.acoola.eu).