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Top 5 Swimming Pool Deck Flooring Tiles

By Paige Cerulli Created: July, 2017 - Modified: August, 2023

Pool surround flooring can be tricky to navigate. With so much exposure to water, swimming pool deck flooring faces some threats. The area surrounding pools is subject to becoming slippery, creating puddles of standing water, and even harboring mold and mildew. With so much subjection to the elements, pool deck tiles are often at risk of becoming damaged as well. offers swimming pool deck flooring that is up to all of those challenges. Below is a carefully chosen list of Greatmats’ top 5 pool surround tiles. Each product is specifically designed to withstand the threats of a pool environment while providing long-lasting safety and comfort. At the same time, Greatmats has highlighted the all-star quality of each flooring option to help you choose the best product for your pool surround. Read on to learn more.

1. Patio Outdoor Tile

At, you'll find that the Patio Outdoor Tile product has more than 200 positive reviews. Every single one of them raves about the quality, effectiveness and comfort of these pool deck tiles. For example, Jo Ann from Georgia says, ''They are so great around the pool, not slippery and not as hot as the wood was with the Georgia sun. And the look is beautiful. I have gotten so many compliments. Best decision we made!''

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What else do people love about the Patio Outdoor Tile? These pool deck tiles do not absorb moisture and let water drain all the way through, leaving a constantly dry, non-slip surface. Tiles snap together with a simple tab-and-loop connecting system that people find to be hassle-free. Patio Outdoor Tiles come in various colors that you can match with your pool aesthetic. Check out more customer ratings and reviews at
  • slip resistant surface
  • flexible material with cushioning
  • easy DIY interlocking tiles
  • install over existing flat surface
  • indoor/outdoor use

2. StayLock Tile Perforated Colors

The StayLock Tile Perforated Colors is a highly durable pool deck flooring choice designed for outdoor use. These tiles are firm enough to use over a concrete pool patio or grass, but since they’re made of flexible PVC plastic, they’re comfortable underfoot, too. The tiles feature a non slip surface to help prevent falls, but their shock absorption and 20 inch ASTM fall height rating helps to keep everyone safe in case a fall does occur.

blue pvc flexible tiles around outdoor pool

Thanks to a secure interlocking system, you can easily install the tiles yourself. The waterproof PVC won’t absorb moisture, and the tiles are available in various colors. They won’t fade in the sun, so they’re an ideal choice whether you’re installing them over concrete by your pool or want to use them in other areas, like a greenhouse or rooftop patio.
  • highly durable for outdoor use
  • flexible pvc plastic
  • 20 inch ASTM fall height rated
  • easy DIY interlocking tiles
  • install over existing flat surface
  • indoor/outdoor use

3. HomeCourt Sport Tile

The HomeCourt Sport Tile is made with high impact polypropylene, so the tiles are extra strong and durable. They maximize traction for fall prevention, and their perforated design allows for plenty of drainage. The tiles are also resistant to mildew and fungus, and they offer excellent UV color stability.

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The tile’s unique design elevates the surface above your pool deck. Each tile contains 400 heavy duty support legs, and eight latch locks make it easy to connect each tile. The tile’s expansion joints allow you to trim them to fit the area that you’re covering. These tiles are available in 16 colors, so you have plenty of options and can customize the look of your pool surround.
  • static load rated for 250 psi
  • mildew and fungus resistant
  • excellent UV color stability
  • high impact polypropylene
  • flex joints to provide lateral give and comfort
  • indoor/outdoor use

4. SoftFlex Floor Tile

The SoftFlex Floor Tile is a perforated tile made of soft PVC, so it’s comfortable underfoot. The tile offers valuable anti-fatigue benefits, perfect for spending time around your pool with your family. Designed specifically for indoor use, the tile is waterproof and non-slip for safety. It also features antimicrobial material to help keep the space hygienic.

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The tile’s underside features dozens of pegs that elevate the surface above the subfloor. The design maximizes airflow for faster drying, helping to prevent mold and mildew formation. Installation is easy, too. Each tile covers one square foot and features snap-in loops that make it easy to connect the tiles together. There’s no adhesive required, and you can also easily cut this pool deck flooring to fit your surrounding space.
  • soft PVC formulation
  • full-time antimicrobial material
  • unique texture for safety and comfort
  • waterproof and non slip
  • easy DIY installation
  • indoor use only

5. Herontile Wet Area Tile

The Herontile Wet Area Tile is a self-draining tile that’s ideal for indoor pool surrounds. The tile is made with an EVA foam, so it creates a soft, comfortable surface. The surface is slightly embossed to help prevent falls, and anti-bacterial and anti-fungal additives help to keep your pool area safe and hygienic. The tile also offers certified slip resistance.

herontile wet area flooring tiles

Installation is easy, too, thanks to a click-together joining mechanism. That mechanism makes for a seamless floor that’s aesthetically pleasing. The tiles are available in four colors.
  • EVA composition for softness & comfort
  • self draining tiles
  • anti-bacterial and anti-fungal additives
  • slip resistance DIN 51097 classification C
  • flexible and easy to roll up
  • indoor use only

Choosing Your Swimming Pool Deck Flooring

Greatmats offers plenty of solutions for your pool surround products. Whether you’re seeking a product that won’t burn feet or need a tile that you can install over wood, you’ll find options at Greatmats. Contact our customer service team with any questions. We’re happy to provide you with additional product details and shipping quotes and help you choose the product that’s right for your needs.