One person hot tub

One Person Hot Tub

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

We'll take a close look at the 3 best models, ensuring that you get the perfect hot tub to suit all your needs.

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

Because finding base pricing on hot tub models can be tricky, we've done the footwork for you. Do note 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 - $1,500

Hot tub maintenance will also be required.  But for a 1 person hot tub, the cost for chemicals will be minimal.

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The Hudson Bay Spas One Person Hot Tub is one of the roomiest models in our review, topping out at just under 7 feet long.

This single person hot tub comes equipped with 19 powerful jets to provide the perfect massage. It provides the health benefits of a traditional hot tub, minus the high cost and large space requirement.

This model comes standard 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.

This 1 person hot tub comes in a stunning mocha brown cabinet color and a marbled, brown-hued shell. Although these colors are not customizable, we think that most consumers would take to the natural-looking shades and that they accent all backyards well. 

Nordic Hot Tubs Bella MS

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

The Bella MS looks similar to a bathtub, but you'll have access to 15 hydrotherapy jets, helping to ease muscle pain.

These Nordic Star stainless steel jets optimize water flow and pressure, contributing to the perfect massage.

Optional lighting packages feature LED lights to boost the ambiance.  Additionally, you can select to opt for rotational 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 is the right choice for those without much backyard or deck space. And because it is packed abundantly with 27 jets, this model is one of our favorites. The jets in this 1 person hot tub 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 functioning without much effort. 

Moreover, owners of this 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 spas are certainly a wise investment.

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Strengths & Weaknesses

These spas can all 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 of the fact that inflatable hot tubs do not hold up as well over the years. The structure of the 3 models we've reviewed is of high quality.

With such a small unit, energy efficiency is much more pronounced. One huge benefit is that you won't see as big of an increase on your electric bill as you would with a larger spa model. 

However, before you purchase a single person spa it is important to consider what your needs are when it comes to aquatic therapy. The units listed in this review are not built for entertaining guests, so if that is an experience you're looking for in your spa, purchasing one of these is not the best idea.

The Bottom Line

Before you decide whether a single person massage spa is for you, there are a few aspects to take into consideration.

First, make sure you're wanting an intimate spa experience, and not desiring a spa that can be used to entertain. 

Secondly, pay attention to the warranties offered by the individual dealers. Warranties can differ greatly from model to model. 

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About The Author

Meredith Kiley

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