What Size Should My Hot Tub Be?



You are on the hunt for the perfect hot tub. Not too big. Not too little. But just right. With all the different brands and models available, what size should your hot tub be? Today we’ll explore a few options that can help you choose the exact spa that was made just for you.

Size and Shape

The first thing to think about on your hot tub quest is what size and shape you would like your hot tub to be. Would you like a small, romantic hot tub for two to sit out on your balcony? Something like the Freeflow® Mini, perhaps? Or, how about the gorgeous, jumbo-sized Hot Spring® Grandee party spa to host the largest family gatherings around? There are lots of sizes and configurations—and Coleman Backyards is sure to have the spa that perfectly fits your needs.

Height and Depth

Next, spas come in all different heights and depths. And trust us, there is a difference. The height measurement is from the floor to the lip of the tub. When you enter your hot tub, you want the height to be comfortable to climb into with a set of stairs. However, an important measurement that some people forget is hot tub depth. When you are soaking, you want the depth to match how tall you are. If you are short, or if you have small children who will be using the spa, a more shallow hot tub may be in order. If you are a professional basketball player and don’t want half of your body out in the cold air, a hot tub with a deeper footprint will leave you happy and comfortable.

Jets Galore

When looking for the perfect spa, make sure you do your research on the jets. You will want the seats to be ergonomically correct for your height and body shape—with jets hitting all of the target points you need. Advanced hydrotherapy from spas like Hot Spring provide exceptional massage in each model. Whether you choose a two-seater spa or the largest hot tub available, you will be sure to have just the spa to meet your needs.

Try It Out Today

At Coleman, we always have our customers in mind. That’s why we offer the chance for you to be professionally fitted to the hot tub of your dreams. Let us schedule a test soak for you so you can experience the depth, size, seating, and hydrotherapy of different hot tub models before you choose the one that is right for you. As always, we will be here to support you through the life of your purchase.


The 2019 Limelight Collection Owner’s Manual will help you understand your spa’s features, and answer questions you might have regarding spa operation, water care, and maintenance. There is also a troubleshooting section included for your convenience.  

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