hot tub

Hot tubs are one of our most requested holiday cottage features – and it’s easy to see why.

A hot tub has the remarkable ability to add a touch of luxury to any getaway, whether it is with a loved one, friends, or the whole family.

But did you know that hot tubs are not just for summer?

A hot tub can be a wonderful addition to your cottage stay all year round.

From blistering sunshine to hail or snow, the balmy British weather shouldn’t put a stop to your holiday plans. In fact, it could make it even more special!

If you are looking for some ideas on how to make the most of your hot tub holiday throughout the year, we have got a few useful tips for you.

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Can you use a hot tub in the summer?

The short answer is yes! After a long, hot summer’s day, nothing beats hopping into the hot tub to cool off.

Enjoy a couple of drinks and watch the sunset go down over a beautiful day.

Or make the most of the sunshine and take a dip in the daytime.

If you turn the temperature down, you have yourself a plunge pool! The cooler water can be incredibly refreshing and it is the perfect way to stay refreshed and comfortable.

Hot tubs for use in the winter

Winter might not seem like the obvious season for hot tubs, but it is actually the perfect time to climb in and relax.

What could be better than sitting in a beautifully warm 39C hot tub while rain, hail or snow falls around you?

A hot tub allows you to enjoy the outdoor beauty of winter while staying warm and cosy.

There is something about this time of year that is so special.

Light some candles, crack open a bottle of wine, and enjoy the wonderful surroundings, come day or night.

Romantic breaks with a hot tub

If you are heading on a romantic getaway for two, a Jacuzzi hot tub is the perfect way to relax and unwind.

Whether you are celebrating an anniversary, a birthday, or just need a reason to escape; a hot tub is a great excuse to spend some quality time with a loved one.

And what better way to switch off from the world than with a hot tub with a view?

Whatever time of year the occasion falls, a hot tub holiday is sure to create plenty of memories to cherish long after the break is over.

We have a range of romantic holiday cottages fully equipped with a hot tub – ideal for a break away, at any time of the year.

Hot tub getaways with friends

A beautiful holiday cottage, good friends, and a soothing hot tub are all fundamental elements of a truly memorable trip.

If you haven’t seen each other in a while or just fancy a change of scenery, a hot tub is the perfect way to catch up and find out what is new with your old friends.

You might want to celebrate a special occasion or make the most of a winter trip over Christmas or the New Year.

If so, find your favourite cottage with a hot tub and enjoy a beautifully relaxing trip in the best of company.

Relaxation benefits of a hot tub

Nothing says ‘relaxation’ better than a hot tub.

After a long day exploring the local area, jumping into a hot tub to soak those sore muscles in is pure bliss.

The heat from a hot tub can help increase the blood flow, heal muscles, and prevent muscle soreness. This means you will be ready and raring to do it all again the next day.

A hot tub can do wonderful things to the mind, too.

The soothing warm water releases feel-good endorphins in the body that can be both invigorating and therapeutic. Spending just 10 minutes a day in a hot tub can help clear negative thoughts and induce a sense of calm.

And it really doesn’t matter what time of year you go on your trip – these health benefits are available to you all year round.

Caution when using a hot tub

It goes without saying that, as with any open water, caution should be taken if you opt for a cottage with a hot tub.

If you are heading on holiday with the kids, make sure they are supervised around the hot tub at all times.

When the hot tub is not in use, keep it covered up, in order to reduce the risk of small children falling in.

When using your hot tub, take short breaks after 10-15 minutes intervals in the water to prevent heat-related illnesses, including nausea, dizziness and fainting.

It is also best to avoid using hot tubs if you are pregnant or suspect you might be pregnant. This is because it can cause your body temperature to rise too high, posing a risk to your own health or your baby’s.

Similarly, if you have high blood pressure or having been drinking heavily, then hot tubs should be avoided.

Finding a cheap holiday cottage with a hot tub

If you are interested in finding out how to book a cheap holiday cottage with a hot tub, you might like to read our previous blog post on this topic.

How to book a holiday cottage with a hot tub

You might be looking for a holiday cottage with a hot tub.

Or a holiday cottage for two, with  a hot tub.

You might also prefer a holiday cottage with a hot tub that welcomes pets.

Or if there is a large group of you, then a holiday cottage with a games room and hot tub might be in order.

Whatever type of holiday cottage you are searching for, we have something to suit your many needs and budget.

And if you can’t find it yourself, let us do the hard work by telling us exactly what you are looking for via our holiday cottage concierge service.

We will then send you a unique link with all your tailored results. All you have to do is decide which you like the best!

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