Not too long ago hot tubs were something you mostly saw either in expensive houses on American TV shows, or at an exclusive day spa, but these days it’s much easier to experience an indulgent hot tub experience without breaking the bank.
They are becoming a popular feature at holiday cabin resorts across the UK, adding a relaxing (and popular) bonus feature for holiday makers to enjoy.
Everyone can enjoy a hot tub
The great thing about holiday cabins with a hot tub is that they are great for a wide range of different people, so everyone from devoted couples on a romantic weekend getaway and families with children, to gangs of friends and large family groups can enjoy this kind of break.
Some rural locations even have outside hot tubs, which are perfect for stargazers. Whatever kind of break you are after there is a holiday cabin with a hot tub somewhere in the UK that will fit the bill perfectly – and here we feature our pick of the top ten of them.
1: Bowness Lodge, Limefitt Park, Troutbeck Valley, The Lake District
This stunning self catering log cabin has two bedrooms, two bathrooms and sleeps up to four people comfortably.
Perfect for a short break, (minimum stay is 3-4 days), this is the top choice for keen ramblers and hikers who love to spend their days amongst nature and their evenings relaxing in the high-end hot tub (open air and screened for privacy), or enjoying a night-cap on the balcony.
Guests will find all linen provided, along with entertainment options for those quiet nights in. There are also shops and pubs close by, and on-site children’s play areas should visitors wish to venture out. Basically guests here can be as active or as lazy as they like!
2: Gadwall Lodge Tranquil Otter, Hadrian’s Wall, Cumbria
These luxury holiday cabins range in size from those which sleep two people up to the largest, which sleep six, making them great for couples, families or groups of friends. Gadwall Lodge is set up for romantic breaks, with its private terrace by the lake, a stunning private hot tub, charcoal BBQ and a lovely woodburner which keeps things cosy.
Guests can hire bikes to explore the area, or visit the historic Hadrian’s Wall, or simply relax in their private hideaway which comes equipped with all the essentials and a few luxuries too, like a welcome pack, coffee maker and soft fluffy towels.
Oh, and did I mention the use of your very own boat moored nearby, or the pampering treatments you can book to take place in your own lodge? As this holiday cabin is on one level it is fully accessible for wheelchair users.
3: Piperdam Lodges, Dundee, Scotland
The top choice for a family or friends group break in Scotland, these self catering lodges have between one and six bedrooms, are all completely accessible for wheelchairs, and come with a private balcony or patio with an outside hot tub to enjoy.
There are lots of sporty activities available, including golf, tennis and archery, soft play and go-carts for the kids, and a spa to be pampered in. Dogs are welcome too.
4: Fishguard Bay Resort, Penbrokeshire, Wales
These comfy lodges attract couples, families and small groups looking for a chance to relax and enjoy both coast and countryside.
Go puffin spotting on Skomer Island, or drink in the scenery while relaxing in your private outdoor hot tub – you get to make the rules on this deluxe level break which delivers a lot for an affordable fee.
5: Lakeview Resort, Lanivet, Cornwall
A stone’s throw from Bodmin there’s lots to do in the area around these VIP hot tub equipped holiday cabins which cater to both couple and families, though you may never want to step outside!
The VIP lodges sleep up to six people, and the park facilities available include a beauty salon, gym, spa and places to shop or eat. Pets can come along too.
6: Weybread Lakes, Diss, Suffolk
For the ultimate East Anglian escape these luxury holiday cabins truly do have it all, as each boasts a private sauna, sunken Jacuzzi and hydrotherapy hot tub as well as a good sized decked are to relax on.
All this plus king sized beds and fluffy bathrobes for up to four guests in each cabin.
7: Swainswood Leisure Park, Overseal, Derbyshire
Cabins sleeping up to six people are available at this resort which simply screams luxury and is a top choice for special celebration breaks.
It’s also open all year, with central heating making it a cosy winter escape. All cabins have a private hot tub on hand, and the kitchen is fully equipped, making self catering a breeze.
8: Finlake chalets, Newton Abbot, Devon
Top pick for small families, there’s tons to do in this resort which sits in 130 acres of woodland.
Enjoy both indoor and outdoor swimming pools, a gym, sauna and spa, horse riding, the rope adventure course, and so much more, visit a café, bar or restaurant, or relax in your hi-spec cabin with a private decked area, hot tub and loungers. Dogs are welcome in many cabins.
9: Golden Oak Treehouse, Sherwood Forest, Nottingham
This five bedroom cabin sleeps up to ten people, there’s lots of space in the open plan living design, and a fabulous hot tub and gas BBQ on the decking area.
Plus, there’s a quirky edge, with one en-suite bedroom you get to via a connecting rope bridge!
10: Cliff View Lodge, Leycroft Valley, Perranporth, Cornwall
Perfect for a romantic break, this luxury cabin has a four poster bed, floor to ceiling windows to take in the views, and outdoor decking with a private hot tub.
Enjoy the peace and seclusion self catering offers, or spend some time exploring the local countryside and nearby beaches, you can be as active or lazy as you like here.
So there are 10 great hot tub holiday choices for you to enjoy. For more information on the types of lodge breaks all over the UK, check out Hot Tub Hideaways.