Laurels
Best Swimming Pool
Contractors in
San Diego
2018

Why These Swimming Pool Contractors?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored swimming pool contractors on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best swimming pool contractors in San Diego, CA.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Aqua Magic Pool & Spa

Aqua Magic Pool & Spa is a pool contractor in Del Mar well-known for its "unique designs and challenging concepts." The company's staff have over 50 combined years of swimming pool and landscape construction experience and provide complete backyard designs and custom pools for residential and commercial clients. Service areas include San Diego, Sacramento, and the Bay area. The company is a BBB accredited business with an A+ rating and a member of the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals. All steps of new pool construction are offered, including design, excavation, steel reinforcement, plumbing, tile work, plastering, and landscaping. Pools can also include customized water features and decking. A free consultation is available for new projects.

Del Mar, CA(858) 356-5049

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California Poolside

California Poolside is a San Diego pool design and construction company serving La Jolla, Riverside, Oceanside, Laguna Beach, and surrounding communities. The business is committed to ensuring an excellent customer experience and is willing to sit down multiple times with clients to design custom pools that meet individual needs and budgets. Consultations can be scheduled directly on the company's website.

San Diego, CA(858) 230-8934

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Del Rancho Pool & Spa

Del Rancho Pool & Spa opened its doors in 1959 in Encinitas and features a retail store, new pool construction, remodeling, renovation, repairs, and weekly maintenance service. The company's team has over 100 years of combined experience in the swimming pool and spa industries and belongs to the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals. Since the company is a licensed pool builder and general contractor, it provides full-service construction projects including pools, decks, patios, driveways, fences, fireplaces, cabanas, ponds, waterfalls, fountains, and outdoor lighting. Free initial consultations are available for new projects.

Encinitas, CA(760) 753-7603

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Distinguished Pools, Inc.

Distinguished Pools, Inc. in Poway is owned by Dan Ramos, who started out in the swimming pool industry as a masonry helper in New England over three decades ago. The California-licensed company features a staff of highly trained professionals specializing in new pool and spa construction and unique pool remodeling. Customers can design pools with water features, slides, grottos, caves, custom lighting, custom decks, energy efficient equipment, fireplaces, outdoor kitchens, or brick pizza ovens.

Poway, CA(858) 748-3939

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Guaranteed Pool Plastering, Inc.

Guaranteed Pool Plastering, Inc. is a licensed San Diego pool contractor specializing in in-ground custom swimming pools. The company is BBB accredited with a rating of A+ and performs all steps in new pool construction. Additional services include pool repair, remodeling, resurfacing, cleaning, and regular maintenance. Customers can request a free quote on the company's website.

San Diego, CA(619) 434-6900

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La Jolla Pools

La Jolla Pools was purchased in 2005 by San Diego native Bart Jacobs, who transformed the ailing business into a successful pool contracting company in San Diego. Bart and his team have undergone specialized training in Pentar variable speed pump installation, engineering, hydraulics, and vanishing edge pool installation. The California-licensed business strives to build customer loyalty through attention to detail, prompt completion of projects, and "top notch" construction services. Customers can select from a range of pool models, shapes, and sizes plus add-on features such as spas, fire pits, custom tiling, and vanishing edges.

San Diego, CA(858) 483-4500

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Majestic Pools & Spa

Majestic Pools & Spa is a San Diego company co-founded by Rob Romero and Russ Palser, who share a combined 80 years of experience in the swimming pool industry. The business opened its doors in 1999 and currently builds over 100 pools every year. The company is BBB accredited and designs and builds pools, spas, custom lighting, backyard fire features, and outdoor living spaces. Additional finishing touches can include stonescapes, glass tile, and pool covers and fences.

San Diego, CA(858) 790-9919

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Padre Pools

Padre Pools is a full-service pool builder in Lakeside serving San Diego, Escondido, and Carlsbad. The company has been locally owned and operated since 1971 and specializes in new custom pool design and construction, pool and spa renovations and repairs, and service maintenance plans. The BBB accredited business has built thousands of pools in San Diego county and features a team of long-term employees who are "creative and hardworking." The company takes approximately eight weeks to build a pool from scratch, unless inclement weather, permit delays, or other issues arise. The business also provides comprehensive orientations to educate new pool owners on pool maintenance and proper care.

Lakeside, CA(619) 561-7665

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Presidio

Presidio is a construction, pool, and spa company in La Mesa owned by licensed general contractor Rick Duffett. Rick has worked for almost 20 years as project manager and contractor in the swimming pool industry. Customers can design pools of all shapes and sizes with features such as ponds, fountains, waterfalls, deck jets, infinity edges, and built-in spas.

La Mesa, CA(619) 787-3880

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S Squared Customized Property Upgrades

S Squared Customized Property Upgrades is a family owned construction company and general contractor in Spring Valley, specializing in residential construction and remodeling and commercial property upgrades. The business also features pool construction, renovation, landscape design, and water features such as waterfalls, fountains, and slides.

Spring Valley, CA(619) 869-9657

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San Diego Pools

San Diego Pools is a family owned and operated La Jolla company with over three decades of industry experience. Customers can design custom to "ultra-custom" pools to fit individual needs and budgets. The company promises to deliver pools on time, within budget, and without sacrificing quality or cutting corners. Owner Ken King holds a California contractor's license and has built over 3,000 pools in the San Diego area. All pools are hand designed, custom built, and can feature a range of extra additions such as landscaping, water slides, built-in spas, and custom decking. The company offers free estimates and design consultations.

La Jolla, CA(888) 737-6657

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Seascape Pools

Seascape Pools is a family owned and operated company serving San Diego since 1974 with swimming pool construction and service. The BBB accredited business has a rating of A+ and received a Readers' Choice award from the Rancho Santa Fe Review in 2009. The company is a California-licensed contractor and a member of the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals. In testimonials, clients describe the company's team as prompt, courteous, professional, and highly recommended.

San Diego, CA(858) 566-2811

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So Cal Custom Pools & Spas

So Cal Custom Pools & Spas is a BBB accredited business in Carlsbad with over 20 years of industry experience. The company specializes in innovative design concepts, such as negative and infinity edge pools that fit harmoniously with existing architectural and natural features in a backyard. The business has been honored with five Best Design awards from the Western Pool and Spa Show. The company is praised for building fabulous pools and creating beautiful designs in client testimonials. Service areas include San Diego and Orange County and free estimates are available over the phone.

Carlsbad, CA(760) 547-4573

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Southland Pools & Spas

Southland Pools & Spas was founded in 1988 in San Diego and began designing and constructing pools in 1995. The locally owned and operated business is committed to "attention to detail, custom design, and superior engineering standards." Pool construction packages always include an electronic control system, a variable speed circulation and filtration pump, steel engineering, an autofill device, at least eight to 12 therapeutic spa jets if a spa is included, rigid PVC plumbing, and a team of experienced masons to install the pool's coping and tiles.

San Diego, CA(858) 277-3033

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Superior Pools & Spas

Superior Pools & Spas was founded in 1985 in La Mesa with the initial goal of providing an alternative to "assembly line" construction of pools and spas. The California-licensed company takes care of all construction steps, including design, drawing up plans, acquiring building permits, excavation, steel reinforcement, plumbing and equipment installation, plastering, inspections, and system start-up. New pool construction typically takes between six and eight weeks to complete.

La Mesa, CA(619) 445-4362

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