Buying an inflatable hot tub is a great way to avoid high prices on a permanent installation spa. A hot tub is a great way to relax and unwind at the end of the day or on the weekend; you can get set up quickly with an inflatable spa to start enjoying that relaxation.
If you are renting your home, an inflatable spa is a great way to own a hot tub that you can take with you when it is time to move on. Companies have manufactured inflatable spas with sturdy materials and are built to last.
Top Inflatable Hot Tub to Buy
The Coleman: “Lay-Z Spa” Inflatable Hot Tub accommodates 4-6 people and holds 254 gallons of water. The air pad floor which sits under the spa is cushioned, providing comfort for feet, back, insulation, and prevents some heat loss. The walls of this Coleman inflatable hot tub, are made using “I-beam” construction, which allows users to sit on the side of the spa without buckling and spilling water everywhere. The exterior of this hot tub is made using reinforced material (TriTech three ply: polyester mesh core which is surrounded by two layers of PVC.) A digital control panel has a heating system with an automatic start/stop timer. Operation is as easy as setting the temperature and activating the system.
One customer mentioned the quiet operation of the motor and pump. The consensus is that this unit is easy to set up and operate. Some people recommend following directions carefully and making sure that the hot tub is the only appliance on the circuit/outlet that you plug it into because it might trip the circuit. Others recommend filling the hot tub with warm water so that it will heat up to the temperature you desire quickly. A happy customer recommended customers considering using this hot tub research pool chemicals and use the appropriate ones even in an inflatable spa.
Best Inflatable Hot Tub to Buy
The manufacturer (Bestway,) claims that you can have the “Lay-Z-Spa Miami” Inflatable Hot Tub set up indoors or outdoors in minutes. It should comfortably fit four people, has a water filtration and rapid heat system. A professional installer is not needed to get this hot tub working. It heats water up to 104 degrees and has massage jets that sooth sore muscles. You can access the control panel without getting out of the spa if you want to adjust the temperature. The “Lay-Z-Spa Miami” inflatable hot tub comes with a cover (to help maintain spa temperature,) twin pack of filter cartridges, DVD with set up and maintenance instructions, and a chemical floater.
Customers agree that this is a great product for the cost, the set up is easy, and operation is simple. One person commented that it is bigger than they expected and fits her and her spouse very well. Another person purchased this item to test it for use for more than one season. They found that the construction is good and it has indeed lasted beyond one season. They use the hot tub three to four times per week and say that they prefer the jets on this hot tub to those on non-inflatable spas. They are an older couple and their skin is more sensitive.
Best 6-Person Portable Hot Tub under $600
Six people can comfortably fit into this inflatable hot tub – Intex: “PureSpa Bubble” Massage (6-Person) Portable Hot Tub. Intex designed this “PureSpa” with a built in hard water system to soften the water to make it more refreshing for your skin. It holds 290 gallons and has a temperature heating range from 68-104 degrees Fahrenheit. Purchase of this hot tub includes: the spa, an insulated cover, two filter cartridges, a thermal ground cloth, carry bag, inflation hose, floating chlorine dispenser, hard water/filtration/heating/air blower system, and three way test strips.
The manufacturer claims people may sit on the edge of this spa without collapsing it because of the “fiber tech” construction providing structural stability. This is different, considering the “I-beam” construction of other spas. “Fiber tech” does not stretch like “I-beam,” which makes this spa lasts longer than others, according to Intex. The spa is easy to move with built in easy grab handles.
One happy customer mentioned that this hot tub took ten minutes to set up and 30 minutes to fill with water. They set it up in their screened in porch. They recommend purchasing additional filters. Others, who are also very satisfied with their purchase, have either set up their spa indoors or they move it in if the weather turns cold. The pump receives high marks from users as well.
Some things to keep in mind when you are considering an inflatable hot tub purchase are: size, how many people you want to fit inside, chemicals, power needs, and where you are going to set up the spa. Whether you are interested in using it for relaxation of muscles and health needs, or to enhance your romantic endeavors, you will enjoy the lower cost of an inflatable hot tub.