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5 Best Spa and Jacuzzi Bathtubs For Your Bathroom

Bathe in comfort and get your own spa experience at home with one of these luxurious tubs.

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Purchasing a Spa or Jacuzzi Bathtub

Replacing and installing a new spa or jacuzzi is not a small decision, but it’s a great way to create a spa bathroom at home. So if you’re thinking about going that route, there are a few things to consider.

The first is whether you want a freestanding tub, which, as the name suggests, stands alone without attaching to the walls. You could also purchase an alcove tub, which are more common and typically cheaper.

There are all kinds of tubs for both styles, including the old-fashioned clawfoot tub. Installation will go easier if you stick with the same style of tub that’s already in your bathroom, so choose wisely.

Once you decide on a style, think about the layout of your bathroom and the size of tub you want. The most common size of alcove tubs is 60 in. long by 32 in. wide, according to The Home Depot.

You’ll also want to consider tub depth and height. The taller the tub, the more of you can soak in the water. Bigger tubs can also be more expensive to ship or more difficult to install, so keep that in mind before you get your heart set on a certain tub.

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Laurel Mountain Mercer Ii Whirlpool Tubvia

Laurel Mountain Mercer II Whirlpool Tub

The 10 high-output hydrotherapy jets of the Laurel Mountain Mercer II Whirlpool Tub deliver that spa relaxation feeling in the comfort of your home. This whirlpool tub features arm rests and a sloped backrest, and comes with a pillow. It can be customized to include a radiant heated backrest.

“This is tub is superior in design, construction and functionality compared to cheaper more recognizable names,” a reviewer writes. “I was amazed at how comfortable and large the tub was. Very relaxing after a long day.”

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American Standard Drop In Soaking Fiberglass Bathtubvia

American Standard Drop-In Soaking Fiberglass Bathtub

The wide-contoured lumbar support and molded armrests of this American Standard soaking tub provide a comfortable and relaxing setting while you soak. It also features a slip-resistant floor surface for extra safety. reviewers gave this tub 4.7 stars.

“This (tub) is the most wonderful purchase I ever made for myself,” one Wayfair reviewer writes. “My bathroom is the showpiece of my neighborhood.”

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Stretto Freestanding Soaking Jacuzzi Bathtubvia

Stretto Freestanding Soaking Jacuzzi Bathtub

The durable, high-gloss acrylic Stretto Freestanding Soaking Jacuzzi Bathtub features an ergonomic design for a more comfortable soaking position. It comes with adjustable leveling feet for an easier installation process.

One reviewer on writes the tub provided a “classy look for my master bath.”

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Linea Acrylic Soaking Jacuzzi Bathtubvia

Linea Acrylic Soaking Jacuzzi Bathtub

This soaking jacuzzi tub is made from a strong, flex resistant material to limit the chances of chipping and cracking. It features an ultra comfortable design and textured slip-resistant bottom for extra safety when getting in or out.

One reviewer on writes it has the “perfect degree of angle for a relaxing soak.” Another added it is “easy to operate with just a push.”

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Woodbridge Venezia Whirlpool And Air Bath Combinationvia

Woodbridge Venezia Whirlpool and Air Bath Combination

The whirlpool and air spa functions in this stylish Woodbridge bath combination can be used together or independently. It features back and foot jets for the the ideal hydrotherapy experience.

“Ergonomically the high sides of the tub make soaking very comfortable and it (holds) heat very well, too,” writes one reviewer.

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Alex Shoemaker
Alex Shoemaker is the Digital Newsletter Editor of Family Handyman.

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