A hot tub break is a great way to rejuvenate from the the pressures of work, or life in general, as you soak away your worries and play at being a high roller for the weekend.
Explore your options for a hot tub weekend away
Wherever you’re longing to escape to, your choice of holiday home will depend on just what you want from your hot tub weekend. Whether it’s a romantic break for 2 or a last-minute getaway – maybe your heart is set on a rustic log cabin, or secluded privacy might be your priority. You'll always be able to find the right place for you.
Romantic breaks for 2 with your own hot tub
Cupid’s arrow is twice as powerful when you’re soaking up the bubbles and enjoying a glass of your favourite tipple. And even if that’s not a scientific fact, there’s a lot to be said for snuggling up together in a warming tub. If it’s just the 2 of you, there’s a great choice of small and cosy holiday homes out there that are perfect for couples who just want some quality time together.
Log cabins and lodges with hot tubs
The rustic charm of a log cabin or a timber lodge is many folks’ idea of a great relaxing escape. Add a private hot tub and we’re getting close to perfection. Whether your tub is set in private gardens or overlooking glorious scenery, being surrounded by warming wooden walls and timber beams brings you closer to nature. From Scotland to Sussex, you’ll find idyllic cabins and lodges with their own hot tubs right outside the door.
When privacy is your priority
“I want to be alone!”, said Hollywood actress Greta Garbo, but you don’t have to be a movie star to value your privacy. If seclusion is your main priority, there are all sorts of hot tub holiday rentals that fit the bill. It could be a remote farmhouse where your nearest neighbours are miles away, or a cottage with a walled garden protecting your tub from prying eyes.
Last-minute hot tub weekends
If you're not big on planning ahead and suddenly get the urge to spend the coming weekend unwinding in a hot tub, there are some tricks to finding a the last-minute deal. Late bookings are easier to find in the off-season, when holiday rentals aren’t so busy and there’ll usually be somewhere available to suit you, sir. Summer can be a trickier time for short-notice breaks, but keep an eye out for cancellations and try to be flexible with dates.
Where to head for your hot tub weekend
You can find holiday homes with hot tubs in every region of the UK, whether you want a quick trip to somewhere local or don’t mind heading further afield for that perfect break. Follow our guide to the most popular destinations for a hot tub-tastic weekend getaway.
Yorkshire is big on variety
The vast county of Yorkshire is renowned for its wide-open landscapes, quaint villages and historic towns and cities. Whether you want to get away from it all in the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors national parks, or explore the olde worlde charms of York and Harrogate, there are plenty of top properties nearby with their own hot tubs.
Soak up the scenery in the Lake District
As England’s largest national park, the Lake District has long been a big attraction for climbers and hill walkers, as well as anyone who simply likes a good view. And it’s easy to see why as you explore the verdant valleys and rugged fells – and the lakes, of course. With dozens of photogenic villages and the bustling little towns of Ambleside, Keswick and Bowness, the Lakes lives up to the hype as a great place for a weekend break.
Cymru calling – how about a hot tub weekend in Wales?
There are plenty of reasons to spend your hot tub weekend in Wales, including the national parks of Snowdonia in the north – all craggy mountains and dramatic valleys – and the Pembrokeshire Coast in the south, with its beaches, cliffs and ancient monuments. In fact, most of the countryside in Wales is lush to look at, and with your own hot tub you’ll have the perfect place to enjoy it from.