Swimming with the Stars: 12 Celebrities' Cool Pools

Dream a little with these 12 extraordinary celebrity pools—each one more spectacular than the next.

  1. Sylvester Stallone

    Sylvester Stallone

    The clue to this celebrity's swimming pool lies in the bronze statue of Rocky Balboa. The Grecian-styled grotto is where actor Sylvester Stallone unwinds when he is at his Miami, FL residence.


  2. Lance Armstrong

    Lance Armstrong

    With its stone cabana, outdoor fireplace, and exquisite landscaping, the swimming pool of seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong is the highlight of his Austin, TX home.

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  3. Rob Lowe

    Rob Lowe

    This Georgian-style home in Santa Barbara, CA, is the dream home built by Rob Lowe and his wife Sheryl. The 20-room main residence is located on four landscaped acres with a pool that complements the house and property to perfection.


  4. Ellen Pompeo

    Ellen Pompeo

    Actress Ellen Pompeo worked with Los Angeles-based designer Martin Lawrence-Bullard to decorate her 1920s Spanish-style home in the Hollywood Hills. The swimming pool, accessed by terraced gardens, is set against a stand of cypress trees.


  5. Ralph Lauren

    Ralph Lauren

    American fashion designer Ralph Lauren owns several homes, including the 16,000 acre Double RL Ranch in Montauk, CO. In addition to the main house and assorted guest accommodations, the ranch boasts a full gym, horse stable, preserved centuries-old barn, and this stunning swimming pool.


  6. Cher


    While it appears to be an Italian Pallazzo on the Amalfi coast, this Renaissance-inspired residence in Malibu, CA is the summer home of singer/actress Cher. The amazing infinity pool gives onto an expansive Pacific ocean view.


  7. Jennifer Aniston

    Jennifer Aniston

    This January, actress Jennifer Aniston bought a $22 million Bel Air, CA property. The 8,500-square-foot, four-bedroom house comes with a vineyard, wine cellar, and outdoor kitchen, while the stone-terraced pool affords both city and ocean views.

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  8. John Travolta

    John Travolta

    The private jet in the distance could be a clue to this celebrity home. It is the Florida residence of actor John Travolta. Built in homage to modern mid-century architecture, the swimming pool certainly matches the home's elaborate proportions.


  9. Ellen Degeneres

    Ellen Degeneres

    Although this swimming pool was featured as part of the Beverly Hills estate of Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi in Architectural Digest last year, the house was recently purchased by Ryan Seacrest for $49M. The pool, with its Brazilian granite coping, offers views of the city and ocean.


  10. Channing Tatum

    Channing Tatum

    Actor Channing Tatum's Laurel Canyon home is a modest 2,538-square-foot house that looks more like a Balinese tree house than a celebrity manse. With floor-to-ceiling windows and wraparound terraces, the secluded backyard boasts a bluestone slate patio, outdoor kitchen, and free-form swimming pool.


  11. Ben Stiller

    Ben Stiller

    Drenched in sun with white-bleached stucco and colorful mosaic tiles dressing the stair risers, this backyard is the Hollywood Hill's enclave of actor Ben Stiller. The house is a blend of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern design influences, with the pool as an intrinsic, central element.


  12. Charlie Sheen

    Charlie Sheen

    This Mediterranean-style home in the Mullholland Estates of Los Angeles belonged to Charlie Sheen up until last year, when it was purchased by Big Bang Theory actor Simon Helberg. The 4,200-square-foot house, built in 1927, features 5 bedrooms, 6.5 baths, and a pool area designed for backyard entertaining.


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