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The Ultimate Guide to Hot Tub Holidays

Hot tub holidays are great fun and the perfect way to relax during your time away.

Whether you’re looking for a romantic hot tub break or for a hot tub holiday for all of the family, we have you covered with the ultimate hot tub holiday guide.

There are a number of remarkable cottages and lodges in the UK with private hot tubs for guests so you can truly relax on your break and soak up the comfort that is a private hot tub.

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Hot tub breaks in the UK

Romantic Hot Tub Breaks

Getting away for a long weekend is best done with your other half but it can be hard to make your trip extra special, especially with hot tub breaks

Adding a little luxury to your break can make the world of difference and so it is worth taking a look at some of the best romantic hot tub holidays to ensure you have the perfect break.

There is nothing more romantic than slipping into a bubbling warm hot tub with a glass of champagne in hand and staring at the stars with your other half.

Having your own, private hot tub can often be the highlight of your romantic holiday so even when it’s cold, you and your loved one can enjoy the luxury of taking a relaxing dip in your very own hot tub.

Hot Tubs Holidays

Nestle away from the stresses of everyday life and take a relaxing break with your partner complete with your very own hot tub in some of the UK’s most idyllic locations.  Whether you want to escape away from city life or fancy going further afield, your romantic break with a hot tub can be easily catered to.

There are many hot tub breaks for 2 in the UK which have been specifically designed with a little romance in mind.  Enjoy unique packages such as breakfast, champagne for the hot tub and live music to make your hot tub holiday for 2 one you will cherish forever.

If you’re looking for a cheap mini-break or fancy a more luxurious couples holiday, then a cottage complete with your very own hot tub is the perfect way to add a little extra romance.

Renting a cottage with a hot tub is the perfect way to unwind and cherish some peace and quiet with your loved one.  From small cottages hidden within the forests to large cottages which are part of a wider holiday complex, there is a holiday cottage with a hot tub perfect for you.

Family Hot Tub Breaks

There is nothing better than heading away with the family and spending some quality time together.  If you’re looking for the perfect family friendly holiday then choosing a cottage with a private family hot tub is the perfect treat.  

There are many family friendly hot tub lodges in some of the most picturesque areas of the UK to ensure that your family holiday is one you’ll never forget.

After a busy day exploring the local countryside, there is nothing more enjoyable than getting the whole family in the hot tub, it is the perfect end to any family day out.

Some hot tubs can fit as many as 8-10 people in it which means they are the perfect activity for large families looking to relax on holiday. Smaller families can also enjoy a hot tub holiday with four to five people fitting comfortably in cottage hot hubs.

The perfect way to enjoy your family hot tub break is to tuck into a barbeque, take some board games and walking boots ready to explore the local area.  Family hot tub holidays are the best way to enjoy some relaxing time together and finding the ideal family cottage with its very own private hot tub couldn’t be easier.

No matter where you want to explore, Scotland, Wales, the Peak District or Oxfordshire, there is the perfect hot tub holiday waiting for you.

Party Hot Tub Holiday

For an alternative party weekend, head away with your friends for a hot tub party holiday in group accommodation.

Perfect for groups of 2-8, hot tub party cottages and lodges are the best way to enjoy a weekend away with a difference.

Whether you’re looking for hen party houses, a hen party activity, stag do or special birthday party, there is a cottage with a private party hot tub perfect for you.

There is nothing more luxurious than relaxing in a bubbling hot tub with a few bottles of bubbly, and catching up with friends for the ultimate hot tub party holiday.  Wherever you decide to stay for your hot tub holiday, make sure it is somewhere with lots of room for your party, a big kitchen and big hot tub too.

Hen Party Holiday with Hot Tubs

Party cabins are ideal for hen parties with a difference.

The best hen parties are those which are filled with your closest friends and with a copious amount of bubbly.  Why not do something a little different and get away from the madness of city life and enjoy a relaxing hen party with your wedding party.


Celebrate your hen party with a perfect weekend away in an idyllic lodge with a private hot tub.  Large private cottages with hot tubs are the perfect way to celebrate your upcoming nuptials, whether you’re planning on staying close to home, looking for a central location for all of your hens or want to take a trip far, far away, there are a whole host of options to help you have a hen party you will never forget.

There are many things you can do whilst enjoying your hot tub hen party including playing party games, taking a dip in your private hot tub and exploring the local area.

Stag Party Holiday with Hot Tubs

For the most memorable stag do have you considered renting a private cottage with a hot tub?

Getting your groomsmen together for one last weekend of fun before you tie the knot is a tradition which has become all about city breaks, drinking a lot and going out in style.  But not all stag dos have to be the same, instead why not choose to celebrate your stag do a little differently and head for a weekend away with your very own private holiday cottage with a hot tub.

This is a stag do you won’t forget in a hurry so stock up on supplies, get together your groomsmen and get out the beers ready for a few cold ones in your very own private hot tub.

Birthday Party Hot Tub Holidays

Not every birthday needs to be a big celebration with hundreds of friends and family, sometimes you want to escape with a few close friends and quietly acknowledge your birthday.

Going away for your birthday is the perfect excuse to get together with your best friends and what better way is there to spend quality time together than heading to your own private cottage with a hot tub.

Within your holiday cottage, you can hire a private chef to prepare your meals, get in some fun entertainment, host a murder mystery night or bring lots of board games.

During this special birthday break, seek out a cottage or lodge with its very own private hot tub so you and your friends can celebrate in style.

Enjoy a glass of champagne whilst toasting to another year

Log Cabins with Hot Tubs

If you’re looking for the ultimate relaxing break then why not consider going on a log cabin holiday complete with your own private hot tub.

Nestle yourself away and enjoy a quiet forest hideaway with your own private hot tub for the ultimate log cabin break.

Cosy up to the open fire, play board games with the family and soak in a bubbling hot tub for the perfect log cabin break in the UK.  There are so many locations and size of log cabins you really will be spoilt for choice.

From cheap and cheerful to luxury log cabin breaks we guarantee you’ll be able to find the perfect log cabin break for you.

Luxury log cabins come with a range of exclusive features such as log burning stoves, master bedrooms with en-suites, state of the art electronics, underfloor heating and of course a luxury hot tub on the private terrace area.

Last Minute Hot Tub Holidays

Have you decided on a whim you need a break?

If you’ve had a hard week or month, are feeling stressed from work or have something to celebrate it can be hard to organise a trip within a few short weeks but if you know where to look then you can get some fantastic hot tub holiday deals.  

There are plenty of last minute hot tub holiday deals to ensure that your trip away is nothing short of exceptional.

It can even be said that those booking a cottage with a hot tub last minute are more likely to enjoy fantastic discounts and deals, however, do bear in mind that you may not have as wide of a selection as those who book early.

From discounted rates on accommodation and fantastic extra facilities and activities to luxury upgrades, your hot tub holiday could be the best ever when you book last minute.

Some specific holiday cottages and lodges will reserve accommodation for those late bookings but do not rely on this as if they are fully booked you may not be able to enjoy your perfect hot tub holiday.

Hot Tub Hotels

There are a number of spectacular luxury hotels in the UK which offer guests a little more than they’re used to.

If you seek them out, you’ll be able to find some of the best hot tub hotels in the UK by just searching for them online, asking friends and checking out online review sites.

Hotels with hot tubs can make your holiday experience that extra special, giving you the opportunity to truly relax and enjoy your time away.

Some hotels will offer hot tubs within their spa or within their communal areas however some of the most luxurious hotels will offer private hot tubs so you can soak in the warmth whilst enjoying the crisp night air.  

Having your own private hot tub at your hotel is the height of luxury and there are a few exclusive hotels who offer just that.

As well as your own private hot tub, you’ll enjoy your very own private, outdoor terrace area where the hot tub will be located.

Having your own private hot tub at your hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway where you and your loved one can celebrate your break whilst enjoying a package of luxuries such as concierge, restaurant and bar.  If you’re lucky some luxury hotels will have their very own spa.

Self-catered hot tub holidays

Depending on your needs and wants for your cottage break in the UK, you may want to consider opting for a self-catering cottage complete with its own kitchen.

Self-catering cottages are a home from home and the perfect way to relax and enjoy your time away.

Many self-catering lodges and cottages are ideal for families who want to do their own thing, eat at home and just get away from the stresses of work and home but not have the costly add-ons of eating out every meal time.

From pre-preparing picnic lunches to making delicious dinners, who says self-catering has to be boring?  You can go all-out luxury or stick to your fail safe meals that you know the whole family will enjoy, however you decide to do self-catering duing your hot tub break, it’s up to you.

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Many self-catering lodges in the UK will come with a range of basic amenities such as dishwashers, plates, pots and pans, and some basic cooking ingredients such as salt and pepper, oil and butter.

A good tip is to order an online grocery shop and have it delivered the day and time you arrive so you don’t have to worry about additional space in the car which can be a problem when going away on holiday.

Check in advance whether your self-catering cottage comes with its own barbeque as there is nothing more enjoyable than tucking into a delicious barbeque before taking a dip in your very own private hot tub.

Hot Tubs Whatever the Weather

The great thing about hot tubs is that no matter if you’re going away for a break in the depths of winter or heights of summer, hot tubs can always be enjoyed.

Hot tub breaks are especially great during winter as the contrast between the chilly outdoors and the warm bubbling water makes for an even more therapeutic and relaxing hot tub experience.

In summer, if it is particularly warm then you can use it as a pool and respite from the warm weather.  Not many other countries have a climate like ours in the UK which is perfect for hot tub getaways all year round.

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Please be aware that you are advised not to use hot tubs when the weather is particularly bad such as when it is thundering and lightening outside, please check full safety instructions before enjoying your private hot tub.

Cheap Log Cabins with Hot Tubs

If you’re on the lookout for a cheap deal then you’re in luck as there is always an array of hot tub holiday deals to be found.

UK cottage breaks are ideal for those who don’t want to spend a fortune on a holiday but do want to get away for a little while and relax in comfort and luxury surroundings.  From log cabins with hot tubs to private cottages with hot tubs, there is an array of different accommodation options available for you.

The best deals can be found by searching online, checking last minute websites and always checking comparison sites before booking to ensure you’re getting the best deal.

If there are a few of you going away for a weekend or week-long break then instead of getting a number of different hotel rooms or cottages, why not all come together and rent one larger cottage or log cabin which could save on the cost and make it cheaper for you all.  Just make sure you get a hot tub big enough to fit you all in!

hot tub cottages

It can be hard to know the best places to stay with private hot tubs so always do your research and read reviews online to ensure you have the best hot tub break possible.  

Holiday Homes with Hot Tubs

If you enjoy renting holiday cottages with hot tubs regularly then you might want to consider purchasing your very own holiday home with a hot tub.

This will ensure that you always have a base to relax whether it be for a short weekend or long summer break.

When you know you will not be using your holiday home with a hot tub then you can rent it out so others looking for a relaxing break can enjoy a hot tub holiday.

Hot tub lodge

There are a number of websites and agencies who can host your holiday home and deal with all of the ins and outs of bookings and cleaning etc. or if you would prefer, you can manage this all yourself.  Just make sure you are close enough to the property to deal with any problems and you’re there to hand over keys and complete checkouts.  

Having your own holiday home with a hot tub is the perfect way to ensure you always have a relaxing retreat and means you can make some extra money by renting it out.

Holiday cottages with hot tubs are very popular and during peak months you may find you are fully booked.  Alternatively if you already have a holiday home, why not install a hot tub so guests can enjoy an even more relaxing break with you.

2-Night Hot Tub Breaks

If you’re looking for a mini 2-night break then you should consider a hot tub break in an idyllic log cabin or cottage for the perfect rejuvenating weekend.

Getting away for the weekend can be costly and travelling can be time-consuming but a 2-night hot tub break is the perfect solution.

Depending on where you live, there is bound to be a fantastic hot tub holiday cottage near you.  From the north of England to the south, the UK is filled with idyllic countryside spots where hot tub cottages can be found, nestled amidst nature.

hot tub spa breaks

Getting away for a 2-night hot tub break is perfect because it gives you something different to do with your weekend, allows you to explore a new area of the UK you may have never been before and gives you a chance to rest, relax and catch up with your partner, friends or even just yourself.

Hot Tub Safety

When you’re away, enjoying your perfect hot tub holiday, it is important to remember some key safety issues surrounding hot tubs.

There should be an age limit on the hot tubs which will be provided by the landlord or accommodation provider of your hot tub cottage which will state the age suitability of your private hot tub.

When you are finished using the hot tub, you should always place the cover back on the hot tub to avoid any accidents or incidents of drowning.

Do not take any electrical appliances near your private hot tub to avoid electrocution.  Do not take glass into the hot tub and ensure all guests are using plastic cups if drinking in the hot tub.

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Keep an eye on the temperature and avoid overheating by making sure the water doesn’t get too high.

Read the manual for using the hot tub before allowing any of your party to jump in and make sure the rules are passed on to everyone.

Hot tubs are there to enjoy so make the most of your private holiday hot tub but remember to follow the safety rules.

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