Lido Pools - Pool Types


Gunite swimming pools were the first type of swimming pool to ever be built. They are renowned for their quality and overall beauty. Gunite swimming pools are completely customizable. There are literally limitless possibilities for the design of your pool.

While the wet process or Shotcrete includes stone and gravel in the cement mix, Gunite does not. The strongest mixes are generally regarded to have stone as the aggregate as the more varied the aggregate sizes are, the greater both the compressive and tensile strengths. Gunite uses less water to hydrate but the surface can be more porous. Proponents from either side will claim their method to be of the greater tensile strength and thus implying a stronger shell.


Lido continues to push the envelope in Vinyl lined pool design. Our innovative approach has provided many "Firsts" within the industry. Seemingly endless design possibilities have enabled Lido to specialize in creating vinyl lined pools that share the same upscale appearance often achieved with concrete pools. This style. It combines the practically and affordability of vinyl lined pools with the free form concept and splendour of concrete and gunite pools. We invite you to review these new shapes and concepts in backyard environment planning and design.