The Top 8 Pool Builders In Arizona In 2024 (Ratings & Reviews)
The Top 8 Pool Builders In Arizona In 2024 (Ratings & Reviews)

The Top 8 Pool Builders In Arizona In 2024 (Ratings & Reviews)

In the sizzling heat of Arizona, a pool isn’t just a luxury; it’s a necessity. With so many triple-digit heat days every year, residents agree that pools are essential for staying cool and comfortable. But with so many companies claiming to be the best pool builder in Arizona, how do you know which company is the right one for your project? 

Why Choose California Pools & Landscape as Your Arizona Pool Builder?

Naturally, we want to say California Pools & Landscape is the best pool builder in Arizona! Not only have we been awarded the International Torch Award for Ethics by the Better Business Bureau, but we also specialize in creating unique outdoor living spaces tailored to each client’s desires. While we believe we are top-notch, it’s crucial for you to find a builder that fits your specific needs. 

And while we would love the opportunity to create a fun and memorable space for your family, that doesn’t automatically make us the best fit for you. Every builder has their own niche within the pool industry. Some pool builders, like us, specialize in outdoor living and custom design. Others might focus strictly on pool packages.

CREDIT: CALIFORNIA POOLS & LANDSCAPE

Comprehensive Pool Builder Review Process 

To aid you in finding the best pool builder in Arizona, we have meticulously researched and analyzed each contender. Our process includes examining license histories, scrutinizing customer reviews, evaluating the range of services offered, and checking BBB accreditations. We’ve done the groundwork so you can make an informed decision without the hassle. 

As a consumer, all these criteria are important when choosing a reputable pool builder. I’m sure you’re asking, “Why would you create this list and not put yourself on it?” Whether you choose California Pools & Landscape or not, it is more important to us that you find the best Arizona pool builder for your project. 

Top 8 Pool Builders in Arizona: A Detailed Look 

Here’s a rundown of the top 8 pool builders in Arizona, ranked by the number of pool permits obtained in 2023. Again, we’ve compared every builder head-to-head on criteria such as permit totals, online reputation, and services offered. This comprehensive comparison aims to pinpoint the best pool builder in Arizona suited for your project. 

1. Presidential Pools, Spas & Patio

Incorporated in 1992, Presidential Pools specializes in new pool construction. They offer two valley locations and feature a pool park in Gilbert, Arizona.

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Credit: https://www.facebook.com/PresidentialPools/
  • 2023 Pool Permits Pulled: 819
  • BBB Accredited: Yes
  • BBB Rating: A+
  • Hardscape & Landscape License: No
  • Google Star Rating out of 5: 3.4
  • Yelp Star Rating out of 5: 2.9
  • BBB Star Rating out of 5: 3.07
  • Specializes in Custom Design: No

2. Shasta Pools

One of the oldest pool builders in AZ with three valley showrooms, Shasta’s primary focus is on new pools with a robust service and remodel division.

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Credit: https://shastapools.com/
  • 2023 Pool Permits Pulled: 386
  • BBB Accredited: Yes
  • BBB Rating: A+
  • Hardscape & Landscape License: Yes
  • Google Star Rating out of 5: 3.8
  • Yelp Star Rating out of 5: 2.3
  • BBB Star Rating out of 5: 1.51
  • Specializes in Custom Design: No

3. Caribbean Pools & Spas

Founded in 1996, Caribbean focuses on entry-level packages for 75ft perimeter pools and 80ft perimeter pools. This family operated business has locations in Gilbert and Peoria.

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Credit: https://caribbeanpoolsaz.com/
  • 2023 Pool Permits Pulled: 253
  • BBB Accredited: Yes
  • BBB Rating: A+
  • Hardscape & Landscape License: Yes
  • Google Star Rating out of 5: 3.7
  • Yelp Star Rating out of 5: 3.8
  • BBB Star Rating out of 5: 2.38
  • Specializes in Custom Design: No

4. Rondo Pools & Spa Inc

Rondo has been a Phoenix pool builder since 1983 and currently has a showroom off Cave Creek Road and Cactus Road. They feature 3D pool designs as part of their pool sales process with a 3D image gallery on their website.

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Credit: https://www.facebook.com/RondoPools
  • 2023 Pool Permits Pulled: 141
  • BBB Accredited: Yes
  • BBB Rating: A+
  • Hardscape & Landscape License: No
  • Google Star Rating out of 5: 4.1
  • Yelp Star Rating out of 5: 3.7
  • BBB Star Rating out of 5: 1.0
  • Specializes in Custom Design: No

5. Desert Soul Landesign

Founded in 2011, this family-run business operates in Gilbert and surrounding areas.

Credit: https://www.yelp.com/biz/desert-soul-landesign-gilbert
  • 2023 Pool Permits Pulled: 127
  • BBB Accredited: Yes
  • BBB Rating: A+
  • Hardscape & Landscape License: Yes
  • Google Star Rating out of 5: 4.8
  • Yelp Star Rating out of 5: 4.6
  • Specializes in Custom Design: Yes

6. Thunderbird Pools & Spas

This husband-and-wife team established the company in 2002 and has more recently moved operations to Surprise, Arizona. Provided services include new pools, remodeling, and repair.

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Credit: https://www.thunderbirdpools.com/
  • 2023 Pool Permits Pulled: 113
  • BBB Accredited: Yes
  • BBB Rating: A+
  • Hardscape & Landscape License: Yes
  • Google Star Rating out of 5: 4.6
  • Yelp Star Rating out of 5: 4.4
  • BBB Star Rating out of 5: 1.0
  • Specializes in Custom Design: Yes

7. Premier Pools & Spas

Premier is located in Mesa and services the East Valley. They have held their current pool construction license for the past years six years and continue to operate as part of a franchise.

Photo credit https://www.facebook.com/premierpoolsphoenix
Credit: https://www.facebook.com/premierpoolsphoenix
  • 2023 Pool Permits Pulled: 99
  • BBB Accredited: Yes
  • BBB Rating: A+
  • Hardscape & Landscape License: No
  • Google Star Rating out of 5: 3.9
  • Yelp Star Rating out of 5: 3.5
  • BBB Star Rating out of 5: 3.33
  • Specializes in Custom Design: No

8. Bluewave Pools & Spas

Located on the Tempe/Mesa border, Bluewave has been licensed for new pool construction since 2001.

Photo Credit:https://www.bluewavepoolsaz.com/
Credit: https://www.bluewavepoolsaz.com/
  • 2023 Pool Permits Pulled: 95
  • BBB Accredited: Yes
  • BBB Rating: A+
  • Hardscape & Landscape License: Yes
  • Google Star Rating out of 5: 4.0
  • Yelp Star Rating out of 5: 3.5
  • Specializes in Custom Design: No

Comparing The Top Pool Builders in Arizona

Pool Company2023 Pool PermitsBBB AccreditedBBB RatingHardscape Landscape LicenseGoogle Star Rating Out of 5Yelp Star Rating Out of 5BBB Star Rating Out of 5Specializes in Custom Design
Presidential Pools, Spas & Patio819YesA+No3.42.93.07No
Shasta Pools386YesA+Yes3.82.31.51No
Caribbean Pools & Spas253YesA+Yes3.73.82.38No
Rondo Pools & Spas Inc141YesA+No4.13.71.0No
Desert Soul Landesign127YesA+Yes4.84.6n/aYes
Thunderbird Pools & Spas113YesA+Yes4.64.41.0Yes
Premier Pools & Spas99YesA+No3.93.53.33No
Bluewave Pools & Spas95YesA+Yes4.03.5n/aNo

Choosing the Right Pool Builder For You

We highlighted 8 of the best pool builders in Arizona and stacked them up head-to-head based on permit totals, online reputation, and services offered. If you’re still worried about which one is right for you, we’ve put together a resource to describe what you should be looking for in a pool builder.

Why Consider California Pools & Landscape? 

After building over 600 projects last year, we would be remiss if we didn’t tell you who California Pools is a good fit for. While things like our 4.0 Google rating, a 4-star Yelp rating, and an A+ rating at 4.15 stars with the Better Business Bureau are important, that doesn’t tell you if you’re a good fit. You should consider California Pools if you are looking for a builder who offers: 

  • Expertise in Custom Designs & Construction: Whether it is a family pool or a complete outdoor living environment, we excel in custom designs as well as are licensed to build every aspect of your yard. 
  • High-Quality and Value: Our focus is on delivering exceptional value through high-quality construction services and materials, supported by the industry’s best warranty. 
  • Personalized Design Consultation: Our design team excels in using advanced 3D computer design technology to help visualize and plan your perfect pool and yard. We offer four beautiful design centers where every project is personalized with an array of pool and landscape material options. 

Connect with Our Design Experts 

Interested in making your dream pool a reality with the best pool builder in Arizona? Contact our Customer Concierge Department to schedule a time to meet with a Designer at one of our beautiful Design Centers, in the comfort of your home, or through a video consultation.  

Our Designers are experts in backyard construction and are well-versed in 3D computer design, so they can walk you through the process of designing and planning all the details that are needed to make your vision come to life! 

By focusing on not just our achievements but ensuring you have all the information to choose the right builder, we strive to reinforce our commitment to being among the best pool builders in Arizona. Choose wisely and let us create the perfect escape for those hot Arizona days! 

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