How to Make the Most of Your Hot Tub in the Colder Months

September 27, 2023 / Elicia Allott

Hot tubs are not only a luxury but also an excellent addition to any garden set up. However, some hot tub owners tend to use their spa less frequently in the colder months. The truth is, hot tubbing in the winter is as enjoyable as in the summer, and there are ways to make the most of it. In this blog post, we’ll share how you can make the most of your hot tub in the colder months and enjoy it year-round.

Invest in a cover

The first and the most important thing to do to make the most of your hot tub in the colder months is to invest in a hot tub cover. A good-quality cover will help retain heat and protect the hot tub from elements like wind, snow, and debris whilst also improving heat retention.

Dress Appropriately

Hot tubbing in the winter means that it’s important to dress appropriately when using your hot tub. Make sure that you keep a robe or dressing gown nearby so when you exit the tub, you’re not exposed to the cold air for long.

Plan your Soak Time

If you’re used to relaxing in your hot tub for hours at a time, you may need to adjust your expectations in colder months. It’s best to limit your soak time when the temperatures are frigid since your body will lose more heat than usual. Try to have a short, but enjoyable soak, followed by wrapping up well when you exit the tub.

Add Some Comfortable Touches

Finally, to make the most of your hot tub in the colder months, consider adding a few touches of comfort to your outdoor area. Add some soft lighting whether it’s outdoor holiday lights or battery-powered candles to help create a calming atmosphere. Also consider a warm beverage such as a tea, coffee, or even a hot chocolate to keep you warm while you’re relaxing.

Your hot tub is not just for the warm summer months; it can provide an enjoyable experience throughout the winter months too. With thoughtful planning, a bit of effort, and a few special touches, you can make the most of your spa experience in the colder months.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can I still use my hot tub in the winter months?

A: Definitely. Sometimes it can make for a more enjoyable soak in a nice warm hot tub when the air outside is crisp and cold.

Q: What happens if I do not want to use my hot tub all winter?

A: We offer a winter shutdown service which is a thorough way to properly train and shut down your hot tub for the winter period.