“Cabana" is a Spanish word meaning "hut". When thinking about the cabana, many people make reference to a gazebo. Though similar, they have differences. For one a gazebo is open on all sides. However, a cabana has three light walls with one open wall, typically facing a pool. The benefit of a cabana is that the walls are versatile and are not permanent. You can use them as drapes, fabric curtains, or shades used to block the sun's UV rays. A cabana also doesn't have to be used poolside although this is their most popular function. Keep reading for more details on the best uses for cabanas.