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10 Best Hot Tub Accessories

by Matt Giovanisci | Last Updated: October 3, 2019

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So you’ve got the hot tub, your water is balanced and toasty warm, but something’s missing. You can’t quite put your finger on it, but you know you need something to complete your hot tub experience.

Soaking in a hot tub is divine. But you can improve your experience and create your very own paradise with some of these hot tub accessories.

Do You Really Need Hot Tub Accessories?

Well, no, yes, and maybe.

Lights and floating games? Let’s be honest; the answer is no.

A drink holder and cover lifter? We say yes because it’s a good idea to stay hydrated while you’re soaking in hot water, and a cover lifter will keep you from injuring yourself while trying to maneuver the cover by hand.

And maybe? Well, some might say aromatherapy isn’t necessary, but that all depends on your perspective. We say, if it helps you relax, get it.

Above all, though, it comes down to what you want. If you want one or all of these hot tub accessories, who’s to say you can’t have them?! Practical or just pretty, if it makes you happy, that’s reason enough.

1. Intex PureSpa Cup Holder

What is the one thing you wish you had on your spa? You guessed it. A cup holder. This one will give you the perfect place to keep drinks and snacks within reach while you enjoy a soak.

Intex PureSpa Cup Holder
$19.99
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2. superdream Solar Powered Floating Lotus Flower LED Pool Lights

Add some color therapy to your hot tub. These solar-powered floating lights will add colorful ambiance to your hot tub so you can dazzle your guests at your next outdoor spa party.

Solar-Powered Floating Lotus Flower LED Pool Light
$26.99
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3. Hot Tub Bar Refreshment Float

Hey, there is nothing wrong with enjoying a little something to eat and drink while you relax in a hot tub. This hot tub bar refreshment float will easily attach to the side of your hot tub so you can serve food and drinks while you bathe in the warm waters.

Life Floating Spa Bar Inflatable Hot Tub Side Tray for Drinks and Snacks
$20.89
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4. inSPAration Spa and Bath Aromatherapy Sample Gift Bag

Aromatherapy is a great way to relax and unwind while in your hot tub. This gift package will let you try out several scents to find your favorite.

inSPAration Spa and Bath Aromatherapy Sample Gift Bag
$13.25
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5. GoFloats Inflatable Palm Island Drink Holder

Maybe you want to recall those memories of your time at the beach. Now you can with the GoFloats Drink Holder that brings a few inflatable palm trees to your hot tub.

GoFloats Inflatable Palm Island Drink Holder - 3 Pack
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6. Gorilla Grip Non-Slip Spa Bath Pillow

If you really want to relax, your head needs attention, too. This non-slip pillow is the perfect solution, and one of the most comfortable hot tub accessories you’ll find.

Gorilla Grip Spa Pillow
$13.93
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7. Blue Wave Low Mount Spa Cover Lift

Moving your spa cover is one of the most physically demanding parts of hot tub ownership. A spa cover lifter can make that process so much easier and can save your back.

Blue Wave Low Mount Spa Cover Lifter
$72.66
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8. Confer Handi-Step Spa Steps

One of the handiest (actually, no hands are required) hot tub accessories you can get. Stop hiking your leg over the side of your hot tub. That’s an accident waiting to happen. A set of hot tub steps will make entering and exiting a lot easier—and safer.

Confer Handi-Step Hot Tub Steps for Round and Straight-Sided Spas
$60.60
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9. Cover Valet Spa Side Umbrella

Getting too much sun while you soak? Instead of only soaking at night, try adding this umbrella to give you a bit of shade while you relax.

Hot Tub Side Umbrella
$346.91


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10. The Towel Warmer

What’s the worst part about a hot tub? Getting out, of course! After a long soak in those warm waters, even a hot day will feel cold to you. This warmer will heat your towels so they’re much comfier for you when you’re finished with your soak.

Spa Hot Towel Warmer
$119.99 ($119.99 / Count)
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Time to Accessorize!

As you can see, there are so many options that you can try to create a unique hot tub experience. If you have been searching for a way to improve your spa soaking sessions, one or all of these hot tub accessories will do the trick.

Happy Soaking!

Matt Giovanisci, the founder of Swim University®, started in the pool and spa industry at age 13 and moved to bigger companies along the way, helping thousands of pool and hot tub owners every year. He wanted to share his knowledge and unique teaching style on a larger scale, so he launched Swim University® in 2007. Since then, he's worked to make pool and hot tub care easy for over 10 million homeowners. And each year, he continues to help more people with water chemistry, cleaning, and troubleshooting.

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