07/23/2013 03:57 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

6 Epic Water Slides That Make A Lavish Swimming Pool Even Better (PHOTOS)

While luxury homes often have equally lavish pools in their backyards, they're the kind of places where you can't imagine anyone actually swimming. Lounging, maybe. But upscale pools tend to be "no splash" zones. That completely changes if you're the type of homeowner who loves a good water slide. This is pretty much a big sign that says "we actually have fun in our backyard."

We've found six epic water slides that are both fun and not bad to look at. Click through the slideshow to see them all and let us know which one you'd love to give a go in the comments below.

A stunning water slide-waterfall-pool-grotto combo.
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This Malibu home has a free form rock pool with a twisty slide.
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This home has resort-quality grounds.
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Yes, that's a stuffed cat perched over this indoor pool and water slide.
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This lakefront Texas home looks like a tropical oasis.
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This Mediterarean style home has not one, but two slides.
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