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Best hot tubs under £10,000 UK 2023 (Features, pros, cons pricing and more) 

February 1, 2023

Estimated read time - 8.5 minutes



Author – Annabella Garwood, Content Manager UK, Jacuzzi Group  


Thinking of purchasing a hot tub this year? If you’re shopping around for options, you’ve probably done some research around how much a hot tub costs and what’s the best fit for your budget.


You may be asking yourself ‘what’s the best hot tub under £10,000’?


In this article you will learn about the pricing, main features, pros and cons of a collection from four different hot tub brands in the UK in 2023.

The J-200™ Collection

Although this list doesn’t include all brands in the UK, the decision to include the following hot tub brands and collections in this article (in no particular order) was based on price, design, build, insulation, warranties, and collective product knowledge at Jacuzzi®.

Disclaimer - In this article, we’ve used brand names not affiliated with Jacuzzi Group. You can see the list of the brand owners at the bottom of this article. All information, including pricing and product details, was accurate at the time of writing (February 1, 2023) and may change without notice. 


What should I look for in a hot tub under £10,000?

If you’re looking for a hot tub under £10,000 that provides the right balance of features, quality and meets your budget, it’s worth keeping the following seven points in mind.  


By taking note of what to look for, you’ll be on track to finding a hot tub in this price category that will provide a great level of hydrotherapy, comfort and the ability to save on running costs.


1 - Build quality 

2 - Jet quality 

3 - Seating options 

4 - Insulation 

5 - Additional features 

6 - Energy efficient features 

7 - Warranties 

Hydropool Serenity Collection at night

Hydropool™ Serenity Collection 

The Hydropool™ Serenity Collection offers shapes and sizes to suit many needs. Top features include insulation and water cleaning systems, unique to Hydropool™.


Available in dimensions from 157.5cm x 215.9cm to 231cm x 231cm and hydrotherapy seating from 4 to 7 people, this collection could be a good option for people looking for a hot tub for a small space to splashing around as a family.

Hydropool™ Serenity Collection cost 2023 

Prices for hot tubs in the Hydropool™ Classic Collection start from RRP (inc VAT) £7,295.00 to £10,795.00 (excluding additional upgrades and accessories) 

Hydropool™ Serenity Collection - Top Features

-Hydrotherapy seating from 4 to 7 people 

-Seat types vary between models, including full body loungers and multi-level seating. Also features captain seats.

-Strong Unibody frame and EdgeWater multi-layer shell (Vinylester Resin and Polyester resin ) for strength and waterproofing 

-Weather Seal insulation system - Canadian built to withstand the Canadian winters. 

Hydropool Serenity Collection with view

Pros 

-Range of seating types and dimensions for small to mid-size groups 

-Interchangeable jets and different massage in each seat 

-Extensive insulation system 

-10 year structure warranty, 

-5 year shell warranty, 

-3 year components warranty 

-Six shell colours and two cabinet colours to choose from 


Cons 

-Wireless remote control iCommand System an optional upgrade 

-Limited features to what you will find on top range Hydropool™ hot tub collections such as Pure Water system (only work on units with circulation pumps) 

-Hydropool’s Self-Cleaning technology is only available on the Signature Collection 

-Ozone available as an upgrade 


Hydropool™ Serenity Collection 2023 

Serenity 4300 3-person hot tub

Serenity 4500 4-person hot tub

Serenity 5900 5-person hot tub

Serenity 6600 6-person hot tub

Serenity 6800 6-person hot tub

Serenity 6900 6-person hot tub

Hot tub relaxing generic

Hot Spring® Hot Spot® collection 

The Hot Spring® Hot Spot® collection offers something for everyone when it comes to size, shape and seating styles.


From a compact hot tub, ideal for a corner space to tubs with double loungers and 7-seater that’s ideal for entertaining, this range caters for a variety of wants and needs. 


This range has hot tubs ranging in dimensions from 183cm x 183cm to 213cm x 213cm and seating from 2 to 7 people. 

Hot Spring® Hot Spot® collection cost 2023?

Hot Spring® does not display pricing for hot tubs on its website. You will need to visit a Hot Spring® store request pricing online.


We believe the Hot Spot® collection is a fair collection to place as a comparison between the other brands and models mentioned in this article.

Hot Spring® Hot Spot® collection - Top features

-Hydrotherapy seating for up to 7 people and jet numbers ranging from 11 to 40, depending on model 

-Seat style variety including side by side recliners, loungers and barrier free seating 

-Hot Spring®’s Moto-Massage® Moving jet fitted to some models 

-FiberCor® insulation 

-Frog system 

Pros  

-Long standing reputation - established in 1978 

-FROG® in-line sanitising system 

-Variety of hydromassage jets (Up to 40, depending on model) 

-Up to 4 shell and 3 cabinet colour options 

-5 year no leak shell warranty 

-2 year shell surface, no leak plumbing, component, heater, light and wood warranty  


Cons  

-Limited to using bromine with the FROG® system 

-Potential call out charge for warranty repair


Hot Spring® Hot Spot® models 2023

Hot Spring® Relay™ 6-person hot tub 

Hot Spring® Propel™ 5-person hot tub 

Hot Spring® Rhythm™ 7-person hot tub 

Hot Spring® SX™ 3-person hot tub   

Hot Spring® Stride™ 3-person hot tub  

Hot Spring® TX™ 2-person hot tub 

J-200™ Collection in sunny garden

Jacuzzi J-200™ Collection

The J-200™ collection is an ideal introduction to hydrotherapy within the Jacuzzi® Hot Tub range and priorities quality and price over extensive features.  


Available in dimensions of compact 168cm x 193cm to larger 229cm x 229cm and hydrotherapy seating from 2 to 7 people, this collection is well suited for single users, couples, to families. 

Jacuzzi® J-200™ Collection cost 2023  

Prices for hot tubs in the Jacuzzi J-200™ cost between £6,999 - £9,999.

Jacuzzi® J-200™ Classic Collection - Top Features

-Hydrotherapy seating from 2 to 7 people 

-Seating includes a range of side-by-side recliners, full body loungers and barrier free seating (varies between models) 

-ClassicPro™ stainless steel jets - between 19 to 45 (depending on model)  

-Treated timber frame 

-Two forms of insulation, EPS (Expanded polystyrene slab), cut to fit in the joins with an added reflective layer, as well as EcoShield insulation.

-SmartTub® (Optional upgrade) 

-3 stage water filtration system, including CLEARRAY Active Technology™.

-Two shell colours, one cabinet colour to choose from 

J-200™ Collection by cost

Pros 

-Range of seat types and sizes (from couples to families) 

-Contains all the necessary hot tub features 

-Efficient and effective insulation 

-10 year shell structure warranty 

-7 year shell surface warranty 

-2 year equipment and controls and plumbing 

-No charge for warranty call-outs 

-UV resistant ProLast™ cover


Cons 

-No circulation pump. Uses a 2 speed pump instead. 

-SmartTub® and stereo are additional purchases 

-Limited features to what you will find on other Jacuzzi® Hot Tub collections such as PowerPro® jets and higher quality filtration 


Jacuzzi® J-200™ hot tub models 2023

J-215™ 3-person hot tub 

J-225™ 5-person hot tub  

J-235™ 6-person hot tub  

J-245™ 7-person hot tub   

J-275™ 6-person hot tub 

Sundance 680 series with flowers

Sundance® 680™ Series 

The Sundance 680™ series offers quality with the most fundamental features of a hot tub, while maintaining a retail price under £10,000.


With hot tubs more similar in shape and size in the 4 models available, compared to other brands featured in this article, the seating layout still makes this collection suitable for small company, quieter soaks as well as socialising and entertaining. 


Dimensions range from 226cm x 226cm to 193cm x 213cm and can seat between 4 to 7 people. 

Sundance® 680™ Hot Tub cost 2023

Prices start from £6,499 for the Sundance® 680™ Collection.

Sundance® 680™ series - Top features

-Hydrotherapy seating for up to 7 people 

-Up to 44 Classic Jets

-CLEARRAY® Active Oxygen™ Clean Water System 

-SmartTub® system (optional) 

Sundance Spa socialising

 Pros 

-Water system (mentioned above) also utilised in Jacuzzi® Hot Tubs 

-Easy to use control panel 

-4 models that tick small and large spectrum 

-LED lighting (perimeter of in the footwell, depending on model) 

-5 year warranty on the shell structure, 

-2 year warranty on shell surface, equipment, controls and plumbing 

-No call out charge for warranties 


Cons 

-Less hot tub shape variety with fewer models in the range 

-1 shell and cabinet colour option, unless committing to longer wait time 


Sundance® 680™ hot tub models  2023

-The McKinley™ 680 up to 7-person hot tub 

-The Edison™ 680 up to 7-person hot tub 

-The Peyton™ 680 up to 6-person hot tub 

-The Prado™ 680 4-person hot tub 

Can I buy a hot tub on finance?

Yes, you can purchase a hot tub on finance. Lots of hot tub companies offer a finance option when purchasing a hot tub or swim spa. This will allow you to spread the cost over monthly payments.  


We recommend you speak to your local dealer or hot tub store about finance options and what would suit you best, so you’re fully aware of all options available to you.


Finance options are available with Jacuzzi® Hot Tubs and Swim Spas. 


Click below to learn about Jacuzzi® Hot Tub finance options. 

Which hot tub under £10,000 is best for me? 

After reading this article you will understand there’s many factors to consider when comparing different mid-range hot tub brands and models. 


When it comes to buying a mid-range hot tub, knowing which one is best for you really comes down to factors you value the most. These could be -

-Price 

-Appearance 

-Comfort of seating 

-Hydrotherapy 

-Lighting 

-Space  

Hot tub open and on a deck

Summary

Now you've gained a better idea of what you can get for a quality hot tub under £10,000 you may be wondering what else you should be considering as you make steps towards finding your ideal hot tub.


We recommend you download our Hot Tub Buyer's Guide.

If you're planning to go to some showrooms and test soak some hot tubs, have a read of this short article which covers all the tell-tale signs of a positive showroom visit experience! 

Disclaimer: The following registered trademarks are owned by companies not affiliated in any way with Jacuzzi Group. 


Hydropool™ is a trademark owned by Hydropool Inc, HotSpring®, HotSpot®, FROG®, FiberCor® and Moto-Massage® are trademarks owned by Watkins Manufacturing Corporation, Sundance® Spas is a trademark owned by Sundance Spas Inc


Affiliations: Jacuzzi® is a registered trademark of Jacuzzi Group. All rights reserved.