One person hot tub

One Person Hot Tub

Hot tubs are a relished amenity in homes worldwide, but with such a vast hot tub market, it can be difficult to nail down the ideal hot tub brand for you.

This is especially true if you're looking at one-person hot tubs, as there are so many great models to choose from.

To help you find the perfect hot tub for your needs, we'll take a closer look at 3 of the best brands on the market today

Let's dive in!

Our Top Choices For One Person Hot Tubs


1. Hudson Bay Spas One Person Hot Tub

  • Packed with19 water jets
  • Almost 7 feet long
  • Comes in a stunning mocha brown hue
  • Comes Ozone ready

2. Nordic Hot Tubs Bella MS

  • Packed with fifteen water jets
  • About 7 feet long
  • Customers can choose from 8 shell colors
  • Impressive comprehensive warranty
Balboa Acrylic One Person

4. Balboa Acrylic One Person Hot Tub for Outdoor Use

  • Packed with 27 water jets
  • About 6.5 feet long
  • Comes in several different shell colors
  • An automatic air escape system prevents jet blockages

Price Points

Researching base pricing on hot tub models can be tricky, so we've done the footwork for you. Do remember that these prices are estimates, and the final cost of your single-person hot tub will depend on delivery fees, installation fees, and any add-ons you choose.

Hudson Bay Spas One Person Hot Tub: $2,500 - $3,500

Nordic Hot Tubs Bella MS: $3,000 - $5,000

Balboa Acrylic One Person Hot Tub for Outdoor Use: $1,200 - $1,600

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The Hudson Bay One Person Hot Tub is one of the roomiest hot tub models in our 1-person hot tub review, topping out at just about 7 feet long.

This single-person hot tub comes with 19 powerful jets to provide the perfect massage. It provides the health benefits of a traditional hot tub without the high cost and large space requirement.

This 1-person hot tub comes with multi-colored LED lights, creating the perfect ambiance for an evening soak. Because this is a lounger, every inch of the body - including the neck and shoulders - can fully relax.

You can purchase this 1-person hot tub in a stunning mocha brown cabinetry color and a marbled, brown-hued shell. Although these hot tub colors are not customizable, the natural-looking shades accent all backyards well. 

Nordic Hot Tubs Bella MS

This hot tub can accommodate a maximum of two people. It is incredibly portable and was designed with a convenient 34.5-inch width to be able to fit through most doors.

The Bella MS single-person hot tub looks similar to a bathtub, but you'll have access to 15 hot tub hydrotherapy jets, helping to ease muscle pain. These Nordic Star stainless steel jets optimize water flow and pressure, contributing to the perfect spa massage.

Optional lighting packages feature LED lights to elevate the ambiance during your soak.

Additionally, you can opt for rotational hot tub jets, cup holders, a waterfall, and even sidewall lighting to cultivate a Zen-like experience.

This hot tub has one of the most impressive warranties we've seen. The warranty includes lifetime coverage on the shell, ten years on the cabinet, five years on the heating system, three years on electrical components, and a three-year "no leak" guarantee.

At 6.5 long, this hot tub is one of the best models for those without much backyard or deck space. And because it is packed abundantly with 27 jets, this hot tub model is one of our favorites. The jets are designed to target key sore muscle areas.

This portable hot tub can be used indoors or outdoors and is easy for two strong adults to carry when empty.

The lounger seat is located next to the Balboa control system, so users can adjust the water temperature and monitor the pump functionality without much effort. 

Moreover, buyers of this hot tub model can rest assured about the services provided by the company. Balboa has 24-hour online services to troubleshoot potential issues with your spa. Backed by a five-year warranty, these hot tubs are certainly a wise investment.

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Strengths & Weaknesses

Each of the spas on our list can provide the same deep massage you'd get from a standard hot tub. The plentiful jets and high water heat create the same level of relaxation. We favor portable hot tubs over inflatable hot tubs because inflatable hot tubs do not hold up over the years. The structures of the 3 hot tubs we've reviewed are of high quality.

If you are looking to entertain guests, however, a 1-person hot tub is not the best idea. These hot tub options are primarily designed to accommodate only one person at a time.

Energy efficiency is much more pronounced in these small units. One huge benefit is that you won't see as big of an increase in your electric bill as you would with a larger spa model.

And with a smaller unit, not only will hot tub maintenance take much less of your time, but you'll also spend less money on spa chemicals.

The Bottom Line - Should I Get A One-Person Hot Tub?

We hope that our single-person hot tub review was helpful in narrowing down the perfect hot tub for your needs.

If you want an intimate spa experience and are not interested in entertaining, then a one person hot tub is for you! 

Be sure to pay attention to the warranties offered by individual hot tub dealers. Warranties can differ greatly from one hot tub model to the next.

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About The Author

Meredith Kiley

Full-time staff writer at and stay-at-home mom.