Are Plunge Pools Worth It? Dive into the Benefits with Legends Build Group

Are you thinking about adding a plunge pool to your property, but unsure if it’s worth the investment? Don’t worry, we’re here to help! In this article, we’ll explore the value of plunge pools and discuss how Legends Build Group, a local Cairns Australia business, can provide you with a top-notch concrete plunge pool that suits your needs. So, let’s dive in, shall we?

What is a Plunge Pool?

A plunge pool is a small, shallow pool designed for relaxation, cooling off, and low-impact exercise. It’s perfect for those who want the benefits of a swimming pool without the expense and maintenance of a full-sized one.

Compact Size, Big Benefits

With limited space becoming an increasing concern for homeowners, plunge pools offer a fantastic solution. Their compact size means they can fit into smaller yards or even rooftop terraces, giving you the opportunity to enjoy your own personal oasis no matter where you live.

Health and Wellness Perks of Plunge Pools

A plunge pool can contribute to your overall health and wellness in various ways:

Hydrotherapy: The water in a plunge pool can provide gentle resistance and buoyancy, helping alleviate joint and muscle pain. It’s also great for rehabilitation after an injury or surgery.

Low-Impact Exercise: Swimming, water aerobics, or simply walking in the pool are excellent low-impact exercises that can improve cardiovascular health, flexibility, and muscle strength without putting undue stress on your joints.

Stress Relief: Spending time in a plunge pool can help reduce stress and anxiety, promoting relaxation and mental well-being. The soothing sound of water and tranquil environment can work wonders for your mental health.

Improved Sleep: Regular use of a plunge pool can help improve your sleep quality by relaxing your body and mind before bedtime.

Boosting Property Value

A well-designed plunge pool can significantly increase your property’s value and attractiveness:

Eye-Catching Feature: A stylish plunge pool can serve as a focal point in your outdoor space, instantly catching the attention of potential buyers.

Versatile Design: Plunge pools can be designed to suit any style, from modern and minimalist to traditional and ornate, making them a flexible addition to your property.

Indoor-Outdoor Living: A plunge pool can enhance the indoor-outdoor flow of your home, creating a seamless transition between your living areas and the outdoors.

Appeal to Buyers: A plunge pool can make your property more appealing to buyers who value wellness, luxury, and outdoor living, potentially leading to a quicker sale and a higher selling price.

Easy Maintenance

Plunge pools require less maintenance compared to their larger counterparts, making them an ideal choice for busy homeowners:

Smaller Volume of Water: With less water to manage, plunge pools are easier to clean and maintain. You’ll spend less time on pool maintenance and more time enjoying the benefits of your pool.

Fewer Chemicals: Due to their smaller size, plunge pools require fewer chemicals to maintain water quality. This not only reduces your pool maintenance costs but also minimizes your exposure to harsh chemicals.

Simplified Filtration System: Plunge pools typically have simpler filtration systems, which are easier to maintain and less likely to experience problems.

Quicker Cleaning: Due to their compact size, plunge pools require less time to clean. This means you can spend more time enjoying your pool and less time on maintenance chores.

Consistent Water Quality: Thanks to the reduced water volume, it’s easier to maintain consistent water quality in a plunge pool, ensuring a safer and more enjoyable swimming experience.

Energy Efficiency of Plunge Pools

Plunge pools are an eco-friendly choice that can help you save on energy costs:

Lower Water Consumption: Plunge pools use significantly less water than larger pools, reducing the amount of water needed to fill and maintain the pool.

Less Heating Required: Due to their smaller size, plunge pools require less energy to heat. This can result in substantial energy savings, especially if you opt for an energy-efficient heating system.

Efficient Filtration Systems: Plunge pools often have smaller and more efficient filtration systems that use less electricity to keep your pool water clean.

Reduced Evaporation: Smaller pools typically experience less evaporation, which means less water and energy wasted on refilling and reheating the pool.

Customisable Options for Plunge Pools

With Legends Build Group, you can create a plunge pool that perfectly suits your taste and complements your outdoor space:

Shape and Size: Plunge pools can be designed in various sizes, allowing you to choose a configuration that fits your available space and complements your home.

Finish and Materials: You can select from a wide range of finishes and materials, including concrete, tile, or natural stone, to create a unique and personalized look for your plunge pool.

Additional Features: Customize your plunge pool with additional features such as heaters, waterfalls, fountains, or integrated spa jets.

Landscaping Integration: Work with the team at Legends Build Group to integrate your plunge pool into your existing landscape, creating a seamless and harmonious outdoor living space.

A Social Hub for Friends and Family

A plunge pool can be the perfect spot for socializing and bonding with loved ones:

Intimate Setting: The compact size of a plunge pool creates an intimate setting, encouraging conversation and connection among friends and family.

Entertaining Space: A plunge pool can serve as the centerpiece of your outdoor entertaining area, providing a refreshing spot for guests to relax and cool off during gatherings.

Multi-Functional: With the addition of seating areas or a swim-up bar, your plunge pool can become a versatile space for hosting anything from casual get-togethers to more formal events.

Nighttime Ambiance: Enhance the atmosphere of your plunge pool with LED lighting, creating a beautiful and inviting space for evening gatherings.

Aesthetically Pleasing

A well-designed plunge pool can significantly improve the visual appeal of your outdoor living area:

Harmony and Balance: Plunge pools can be designed to complement your home’s architecture and landscape, creating a cohesive and visually pleasing outdoor space.

Focal Point: A stunning plunge pool can serve as a focal point in your backyard, drawing the eye and adding visual interest to your outdoor environment.

Water Features: Incorporating water features such as fountains, waterfalls, or jets can add an extra touch of elegance and sophistication to your plunge pool.

Landscaping Opportunities: Plunge pools can be integrated with surrounding landscaping, such as lush greenery or striking hardscapes, to create a truly immersive and serene outdoor retreat.

Save Time and Money with a Plunge Pool Investment

Choosing a plunge pool over a traditional swimming pool can lead to significant cost and time savings:

Lower Installation Costs: Plunge pools generally have lower installation costs due to their smaller size and simplified construction process.

Reduced Maintenance Expenses: With fewer chemicals and equipment required, plunge pools can save you money on maintenance expenses in the long run.

Energy Savings: The energy-efficient nature of plunge pools can result in lower utility bills, helping you save on energy costs.

Faster Installation: Since plunge pools are smaller and less complex than traditional pools, they can often be installed more quickly, allowing you to enjoy your new pool sooner.

By considering these factors, you can better understand the numerous advantages of investing in a plunge pool, both in terms of cost savings and the enhanced outdoor living experience it provides.

Start Your Plunge Pool Journey with a Free Consultation from Legends Build Group

Embarking on your plunge pool project has never been easier with Legends Build Group:

Personalized Consultation: During your free consultation, our team of experts will discuss your needs, preferences, and budget, ensuring we create a plunge pool design that meets your unique requirements.

Site Assessment: We’ll visit your property to assess the available space, taking into account factors such as existing landscaping, drainage, and access, to determine the optimal location and design for your plunge pool.

Customized Design Proposal: After gaining a thorough understanding of your vision and needs, we’ll present you with a customized design proposal, complete with detailed drawings and specifications for your new plunge pool.

Transparent Pricing: Legends Build Group provides clear and transparent pricing for your plunge pool project, so you know exactly what to expect and can plan your budget accordingly.

Expert Guidance: Throughout the consultation process, our team will provide expert advice on the best materials, finishes, and features to ensure your plunge pool not only looks stunning but also provides the maximum benefit and enjoyment for you and your family.

Seamless Project Management: Once you’re ready to move forward with your plunge pool project, Legends Build Group will handle all aspects of construction and installation, ensuring a smooth and stress-free experience from start to finish.

To start your plunge pool journey and experience the exceptional service and expertise offered by Legends Build Group, contact us today for a free, no-obligation consultation. Let us help you turn your dream plunge pool into a reality!

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Plungie Original

4.6m x 2.5m

Where it all began – our Plungie Original. This pre-cast concrete plunge pool is our most popular design, finding its way into the backyard of many Australians.

Tried and tested using key design principles, this 4.6m x 2.5m plunge pool delivers instant lifestyle value to a home, encouraging more active time spent outdoors.


External 4,600mm

(Internal 4,420mm)


External 2,500mm

(Internal 2,320mm)


External 1,690mm

(Internal 1,590mm)


14,000 Litres

Dry Weight

8,600 kg

Bench Space

2.2 m2

Plungie Max

6m x 3m

Our largest monolithic pre-cast concrete swimming pool. The Plungie Max delivers style by way of design and functionality.

At 6m x 3m, this swimming pool-sized Plungie is the largest of our range and is perfect for larger families or anyone looking for extra fun and relaxation out of their pool.


External 6,000mm

(Internal 5,820mm)


External 3,000mm

(Internal 2,820mm)


External 1,690mm

(Internal 1,590mm)


20,100 Litres

Dry Weight

11,800 kg

Bench Space

4 m2

Plungie Studio

3.6m x 2.2m

Baby brother to the Original, the Studio has been designed specifically for smaller spaces and the perfect solution for any area in need of a revamp.

At 3.6m x 2.2m, the Studio delivers practicality by way of design with two metres worth of bench space.


External 3,600mm

(Internal 3,420mm)


External 2,200mm

(Internal 2,020mm)


External 1,690mm

(Internal 1,590mm)


8,000 Litres

Dry Weight

6,800 kg

Bench Space

2 m2

Plungie Arena

6m x 3m6m x 3m

Our Plungie Arena is the most sophisticated, architecturally-designed, round pre-cast concrete plunge pool in the world.

At 3.5m and featuring ample, arena-style bench space, this pool is perfect for bringing people together.


External 3,500mm

(Internal 3,320mm)


External 1,690mm

(Internal 1,590mm)


9,150 Litres

Dry Weight

7,000 kg

Bench Space

3.2 m2