How to Transform your Backyard into a Tropical Resort

How to Transform your Backyard into a Tropical Resort from Bamboo and Tikis

By: Bamboo and Tikis  03/04/2009
Keywords: Bamboo, Thatch, Tropical Decor


Take a moment to imagine yourself relaxing comfortably and swaying back and forth in a hammock tied between two coconut-filled palm trees. Next to you is an exquisite stocked with an array of refreshing tropical drinks and tasty snacks. On the hangs a charming bamboo tiki sign welcoming you to pure bliss. Accompanying you are unique , a glowing fire pit, hovering over adorable patio tables, and gleaming tiki torches. You are at ease enjoying a beautiful sunset and sensational music with your friends and loved ones. This truly is paradise.

While imagining all of this, you probably envisioned a spectacular island setting, on an immaculate beach somewhere either in Hawaii, the Bahamas, Aruba, or another popular tropical travel destination. Well, you no longer have to travel far to experience this wonderful feeling. In fact, your personal paradise is only a few steps away in your own backyard. You can now relax, entertain, and thoroughly take pleasure in your very own exotic backyard paradise!


The best way to create that sought-after exotic tropical feel is to enhance and accent with various , palm trees, and additional tropical décor. Bamboos are a group of woody, fast-growing perennial evergreen plants. When treated, bamboo can form a very hard, lightweight, and durable wood. Because bamboo is durable, flexible, versatile, and environmentally-friendly, it has long been used for a variety of applications. For example, bamboo has been used for construction, architecture, musical instruments, medicine, décor, food, and much more. The use of Bamboo for decorative purposes has become most dominant use in the United States.

Bamboo and Tikis is one of the nation’s leading bamboo décor provider. The founders of Bamboo and Tikis, Jamie Kocher and Steve Raketich, have partnered in business for more than 21 years. Two surfers from Hawaii, who moved to Southern California in 1985, have been fully committed to the endless hours needed to make their business expand and prosper. Their dedication, motivation, and passion have resulted in Bamboo and Tikis becoming one of the largest provider of high-quality bamboo goods and backyard related products in the western United States. At you’ll find superior and a variety of tropical décor to turn your home and landscape into the ultimate tropical paradise. We have bamboo products and tropical décor for all of your decorating needs. With our excellent goods and extensive selection, you will be able to unleash your creativity and imagination. Adding our bamboo products and tropical décor to your home and/or yard, will enable you to experience the exotic tropical retreat you’ve always wanted. Your home and yard will become the source of relaxation, entertainment, and enjoyment for you and your loved ones for years to come.

Steps to Transform your Backyard into a Tropical Paradise

1. Install Bamboo Fencing throughout your backyard for an instant tropical feel.
2. Landscape your backyard with elegant palm trees, and rich tropical flowers. This step is key when trying to create a warming tropical feel.
3. Provide poolside lounge seating for your guests, with small tables for drinks and snacks.
4. Add custom tiki statues and tiki torches to set the exotic mood.
5. Add a sand pit for volleyball games or you can use it as a play area for children.
6. Install a bamboo tiki bar for entertaining your guests. Don’t forget to stock your bar, your guests will be anxious to have a drink once they see your backyard paradise.
7. Invest in some vivid pool lighting to make your backyard look remarkable during all hours of the night.
8. Outdoor speakers can complete this feeling with tropical or relaxing ambient tunes. After a few drinks you can liven up the party with some upbeat dance music.

There are numerous ways to turn your home into the ultimate tropical paradise. Bamboo and Tikis enables you to choose among a wide variety of high-quality products to construct your ideal tropic backyard.

You can cover or completely replace unsightly fences with You can either use rolled bamboo fencing for this project or bamboo . Our is made of durable Tonkin bamboo cane from southeast China. We offer bamboo poles in a variety of shapes and sizes. We also offer several natural and black tiki poles, including full round, half-round poles, and bamboo slates.



Another decorating idea would be to throw a beautiful on your patio or indoors in your hallways, kitchen, living room, or another desired place. Our bamboo area rugs are made of 100% organic Moso Bamboo. The bamboo is laminated onto a fabric with a non-slip design providing both durability and versatility. These rugs can be used on a variety of surfaces including hardwood floors, carpet, tile, and cement.

Additionally, you can put a unique, either custom-made or pre-assembled, in your backyard, living room, family room, game room, or another room. These bars are great conversation pieces and provide years of enjoyment. You can stock the bar with your favorite tropical drink mixes, macadamia nuts, and pretty umbrella drink toothpicks for extra appeal.



Moreover, you can place a colorful, Hawaiian-Polynesian style tiki statue in your yard. Tiki statues are unique, fun ways to spruce up your tropical paradise. They are often times used for celebratory and worship purposes in the Polynesian culture. Typically, each statue represents a different Polynesian god. All of our tiki statues are hand-carved from solid coconut palm material by an experienced artist, and then carefully kiln dried and finished with waterproof spar varnish. Because each statue is hand-carved, no two tiki statues are alike.



The ideas for creating a fantastic tropical paradise in your home and/or yard really are endless. You can use some of the ideas briefly discussed here and you can view our for various uses and installation ideas for all of our superb bamboo products and tropical décor. By transforming your home and/or yard into an inviting exotic tropical retreat, you will be able to host the best luau parties, share your paradise with friends and loved ones, and relax in pure beauty.

Top Bamboo and Tikis products include our exquisite and consisting of thatch panels or a thatched umbrella. Additionally, our colorful and unique tiki statues and durable rolled bamboo fencing are hot items. No matter which products you choose, all products at Bamboo and Tikis are of top-quality and are excellent for both indoor and outdoor use.

is your #1 source for affordable bamboo products and tropical décor. Excellent customer service, customer satisfaction, and providing high-quality products at unbeatable prices are our highest priorities. Feel free to contact one of our customer service representatives or stop by our grand showroom in San Diego. With our extensive selection of bamboo fencing, tiki statues, tiki bars, and a number of other items, we are positive you will find the right bamboo products and tropical décor for your landscaping project. So, check us out and start turning your home and yard into a spectacular tropical paradise.

Keywords: Bamboo, bamboo fence, outdoor tiki, palapa thatch, Thatch, Tropical Decor