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HOT TUBS

2021 Hot Tubs – The New Season

Since the pandemic, hot tubs have been a real success story in the UK and for many involved in the sector, 2020 was an amazing year. With demand across both domestic and commercial markets showing no signs of slowing down, manufacturers and distributors are always looking to stay one step ahead rival brands and a new season brings new opportunities. In this edition, we look at what’s new in this busy and competitive sector By Jon Wadeson

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hether used as a replacement for the family holiday due to the pandemic or for their hydrotherapy benefits after what’s been a very stressful year for many, hot tubs in their various guises became one of the mainstream must-have leisure products last year and the early signs for 2021 are that they’re going to be a runaway success again this year. With sales from domestic customers in particular going through the roof, it would be easy to think that keeping up with demand had overtaken the need for development and innovation, but despite the hectic times for the sector, there’s plenty of changes still taking place. Whether it’s the introduction of new ranges, enhancing existing models or incorporating new technologies or the fact that new distributors are supplying certain brands in the UK, there’s plenty going on as the spa and hot tub trade readies itself for what is looking like another busy year. So what’s new for the season ahead? Well we round up just some of what’s on offer in this constantly evolving sector.

CERTIKIN’S FANTASY SPAS RANGE JUST GOT EVEN BETTER! Great for unwinding and enjoying quality time with the family, the very popular Fantasy Spas range from Certikin has recently expanded with the addition of the deep, spacious Enamor Premier hot tub. Produced by Watkins Wellness, the 6’9” by 5’3” by 33” Enamor Premier has comfortable bench seating for four adults, and with 1.5 BHP 2 speed pump, it is cleverly designed to incorporate ample space in the footwell and has perfectly positioned foot jets. The unibody, lightweight shell makes installation super easy. The wow factor is provided with the inclusion of 19 hydrotherapy jets, comfortable pillows, a serene adjustable waterfall, a built-in ice bucket, a multi-

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The Fantasy Spas Enamor Premier has comfortable bench seating for four adults

coloured LED underwater light and exterior lights. With Plug-n-Play technology, requiring only a 13-amp supply, customers can simply plug it in, fill it up, then lie back and relax. With a durable RokSolid™ shell, Fantasy spas are built to withstand the elements and are constructed of technologically advanced polymers. It’s available in sand and taupe with the option of a grey or espresso insulated, locking cover. The unicast shell is not only beautiful but will provide enjoyment to its owners for years to come.

BEACHCOMBER HOT TUBS – NOW AVAILABLE THROUGH AWARD Award Leisure are celebrating their all-new UK distributor partnership with Beachcomber Hot Tubs which was unveiled during SPATEX Virtual in February. Currently the brand are offering select companies in the UK the opportunity to become part of an exclusive dealer network. In addition to offering Beachcomber’s wide range of standard models, Beachcomber’s 2021 Special

Edition hot tubs will also be available from spring. This collection includes the brand’s 730, 550, and 350 model hot tubs designed specifically to create a perfect home spa experience through combining style and function, and maximising comfort with generous seating and foot wells. These Special Edition tubs also offer a wide range of hydrotherapy options, with up to 150 jetting configurations thanks to Beachcomber’s patented FlexJet™ technology. The exclusive 2021 Special Edition Series feature Opal Acuralux™ Acrylic, Ebony Enviroskirt™, Steel Heatshield™ hot tub Beachcomber’s 2021 Special Edition hot tubs will also be available from spring

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SPN (Swimming Pool News) February 2021  

Informing the pool and spa industry since 1959. Covering the UK's wet leisure market, SPN (Swimming Pool News) is the UK's longest running a...

SPN (Swimming Pool News) February 2021  

Informing the pool and spa industry since 1959. Covering the UK's wet leisure market, SPN (Swimming Pool News) is the UK's longest running a...