Small Hot Tubs : Where Urban Dwellers Find Tranquility

31 August, 2021

Everyone wants to have their own hot tub. After all, it is a mark of true luxury, and it’s one of those household items that you are just bound to love if you do have one. But certain people living in specific situations might find that they are unsure about the likelihood or possibility of being able to do this. One reason for that might be a lack of space. 

If you are living in an urban area, you might have already decided that you couldn’t possibly find the space and means to have your own hot tub. But you might be surprised to discover that this is probably quite far from the truth. As it happens, it is often possible to have a hot tub, no matter what your living situation is like or how much space you may have.

In fact, it is becoming quite common for urban dwellers like yourself to find room for a hot tub, thanks to the rise in amazing compact hot tubs from suppliers like Sapphire Spas. If you choose one of these hot tubs, you might discover that you can find a little slice of peace and tranquility in your very own home.


Compact : small & powerful


We've packed as many jets as we can into some of our most compact spas. At 2m or less, these spas can still deliver a powerful massage and can also to fit onto decks, balconies and smaller backyard spaces

Our Customers Install Compact Spas Right Outside Their Back Door For Everyday Use

If you have a small backyard, you should bear in mind that you are always able to update it however you want, as long as you are happy to change around a few basic things and use your creativity. It is possible to buy a spa that will fit into almost any sized backyard or outdoor living space. In fact we find that our customers who install a smaller spa pool right outside their back door, close to their everyday living, tend to keep it ready to use and jump in almost everyday. Spas are made to be economical enough to keep warm 24/7 these days, unlike spas of the past where you needed to pre-heat your hot tub a day or so before you planned to use it. So change the way you think about spas, they don't necessarily need to be stuck down in the back corner of your yard. So if you think your home might be too small, think again. Chances are, you can make it work.


Hot Tub In An Apartment?

Next up, you might be wondering whether it is possible to have a hot tub or spa if you live in an apartment. Whether you are a student or you just live in an urban area, and you find yourself in an apartment, is it possible to have a hot tub that you can use privately and just for you?

The answer is a resounding yes: very often, those who live in apartments can still get all of the fun and joy of a portable spa by simply having one installed on their balcony. This is a fantastic solution to this common problem, and another way in which compact tubs are really taking off in city areas.

However, do bear in mind that, if you are seeking to do this, you should contact an engineer to make sure that your balcony can withstand the weight of the portable spa, the water and the people enjoying it with you. Sapphire Spas detail the dry weight of each spa and also the approximate weight once it's filled with water, for you to use as a guide. Don't forget that you will also need to allow for the weight of the people bathing. That is an essential check to carry out for safety reasons, as you can understand. However, as long as the engineer gives you the green light, you are good to go - and you could have a hot tub on your balcony in no time.


What About Communal Courtyards?

You don’t even necessarily need to have space of your own in order to have a hot tub installed locally for shared use. If you are happy to share and you have neighbours who are likely to go along with it, you could always make use of a courtyard in your communal living area in order to have a hot tub installed.

With communal courtyards, you have the opportunity to have a hot tub in your local area without needing the space yourself at home or in your own yard. You will of course need to make sure you can get permission to have it installed, and you should consult your neighbours to make sure that this is really the case. Body corporate may also need to be involved.

But as long as everyone is happy with it, this is a fantastic solution, and a great way to make sure you have a hot tub that you can at least use, even if it is not a private one just for you.


Do I Need A Large Backyard For A Spa?

You don’t need to have a huge backyard in order to have a spa, despite this being a really common concern that a lot of people have. In fact, thanks to the use of portable spas, you can have a spa or hot tub in a backyard of any size whatsoever. You can always check beforehand if you are feeling uncertain, but the truth is that it is almost always possible to do this.

Often, the hot tub or spa in question can be put into place using a crane, helping to get it into position safely. At other times, we can deliver one of our compact spas via helicopter, ensuring that it is simply placed where it needs to go - so you don’t need to worry about access through doors and so on.

Plus, don’t think that compact spas are limited in massage power. myPartner is one of Sapphire's smallest spas, but it still packs a punch with 52 hydrotherapy jets run by 2 powerful pumps to massage from your neck and shoulders to the soles of your feet. We've selected some of our best back massage jets and positioned them in 3 different configurations in each of the seats, for you to choose which one targets your aching back the best. The longer lounge seat also has water jets positioned all the way down your legs and calf muscles, ending with a powerful foot massage to end your busy day.

The best compact spas still offer a place to rest your drink and somewhere to hang a robe and towel, so you are going to still feel as though you are having a truly luxurious time in your backyard.

As you can see, you can have a hot tub or spa no matter who you are, where you live, or how much space you have available to you. If you have any queries about this or whether you can get a spa installed in the space you have available, feel free to get in touch to find out more.

Here at Sapphire Spas, we are always more than happy to help with any such queries, and we will do all we can to give you the best advice around; get in touch today