Intex Portable Hot Tubs Review [2020]

It began with a simple beach ball.

40 years later the inflatable hot tub industry would not be the same without Intex, one of the most respected manufacturers of inflatable pools and spas. Like many companies, Intex doesn’t make all their inflatable spas available on Amazon, but there are some terrific bargains to be had there.

For this article we set out to help you decide if one of these hot tubs is right for you.

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Intex PureSpa Portable Bubble Massage Spa Set

You can’t ask for more in reasonably priced inflatable hot tub than the Intex PureSpa Portable Spa Set. The luxury and comfort these tubs deliver is truly worth the money. The set includes all you need except for the chlorine. It’s easy to set up, built very sturdy. It looks great and it works like a champ.

High-powered Bubble Jets – Turn on or off via the simple control panel. Your mother who can’t handle technology could operate it, no sweat.

Easy Setup – Watch the CD instructions first.

Strong and Durable – 3-ply rigid material and what Intex calls “Fiber-Tech Construction” make it sturdy.

So sturdy that you can sit on the walls

Comes in 2 Sizes:
85in diameter – 6 person capacity
77in diameter – 4 person capacity

Will it really hold 4/6 people?

Let’s face it, all manufacturers have a tendency to stretch the capacity information. The 85in will hold 6 smaller people. 6 Larger folks will fit if you don’t mind a little closeness.

Intex 85in PureSpa

Intex 85in PureSpa Portable Bubble Massage Spa Set
Intex 85in PureSpa Portable Bubble Massage Spa Set
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Intex 85in PureSpa Portable Bubble Massage Spa Set
  • Seating capacity: 6 people
  • Built-in hard water system softens the water, making it more refreshing on your skin
  • Water capacity: 290 gallons; Water temperature range: 68-104 degrees Fahrenheit

Intex 77in PureSpa

Intex 77in PureSpa Portable Bubble Massage Spa Set
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Intex 28429E PureSpa Plus 4 Person Portable Inflatable Hot Tub Spa with 140 Bubble Jets and Built in Heater Pump, Navy
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Intex 28429E PureSpa Plus 4 Person Portable Inflatable Hot Tub Spa with 140 Bubble Jets and Built in Heater Pump, Navy
  • TOTAL RELAXATION WITH 140 WATER JETS: Pampering yourself is easier than ever with 140 soothing high-powered jets that give you the ultimate spa experience in relaxing water up to 104 F (10 C).
  • HARD WATER TREATMENT BUILT-IN: Built-in hard water treatment system makes water gentler on your skin, clothes, and the entire spa system.
  • FAST SET UP: Ready for water in about 20-minutes and can be deflated for easy storage or transport.
Intex 4-Person PureSpa Portable Bubble Massage Spa Set with Deluxe Energy Efficient Cover
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Intex 4-Person PureSpa Portable Bubble Massage Spa Set with Deluxe Energy Efficient Cover
  • The built in hard water treatment system makes water gentler on skin for a soothing experience
  • PureSpa provides simple maintenance with 2 easy to replace filter cartridges for clean refreshing spa water
  • Seating capacity: 4 people; Water capacity: 210 gallons; Water temperature range (68 Degrees to 104 Degrees)

Intex Pure Spa 6-Person Inflatable Portable Heated Bubble Hot Tub | 28409E

Extras

The Intex cup holders are awesome! They hold a drink and a cell phone, or a book. You can settle in, and enjoy a beverage and in luxurious comfort. You can order extra headrests to make sure everybody has one.

Intex 28439E Greywood Deluxe 4 Person Inflatable Spa Hot Tub with Multi-Color LED Light and Bubble Jets

Intex 28439E Greywood Deluxe 4 Person Inflatable Spa Hot Tub with Multi-Color LED Light and Bubble Jets, Grey
Intex 28439E Greywood Deluxe 4 Person Inflatable Spa Hot Tub with Multi-Color LED Light and Bubble Jets, Grey
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Intex 28439E Greywood Deluxe 4 Person Inflatable Spa Hot Tub with Multi-Color LED Light and Bubble Jets, Grey
  • CONTROL AT YOUR FINGERTIPS: Wireless touch button control panel with up to 48 hours of wireless operation per full charge attaches to the top of the tub for maximum convenience
  • YOUR OWN SLICE OF PARADISE: Over 140 high-powered massaging bubble jets to soothe your soul
  • LAY BACK AND RELAX: Two premium foam headrests for the ultimate relaxation

Intex PureSpa Greywood Deluxe 6 Person Portable Inflatable Hot Tub Bubble Jet Spa with Wireless Controls, Hardwater Treatment, Filter and Cover

Intex PureSpa Greywood Deluxe 6 Person Portable Inflatable Hot Tub Bubble Jet Spa with Wireless Controls, Hardwater Treatment, Filter and Cover
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Intex PureSpa Greywood Deluxe 6 Person Portable Inflatable Hot Tub Bubble Jet Spa with Wireless Controls, Hardwater Treatment, Filter and Cover
  • TOTAL RELAXATION WITH 170 WATER JETS: Pampering up to 6 people is easier than ever with 170 soothing high-powered jets that give you the ultimate spa experience in relaxing water up to 104 F (40 C).
  • WIRELESS CONTROLS: Wireless touch button control panel with up to 48 hours of wireless operation per full charge attaches to the top of the tub for a maximum convenience.
  • HARD WATER TREATMENT BUILT-IN: Built-in hard water treatment system makes water gentler on your skin, clothes, and the entire spa system.

BELOW IS OLD SHIT

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Intex PureSpa 75 Inch Portable Bubble Jet Spa 6 Person Inflatable Round Hot Tub
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Intex PureSpa 75 Inch Portable Bubble Jet Spa 6 Person Inflatable Round Hot Tub
  • RELAXATION: Pampering yourself is easy with the soothing high-powered jets that give you the ultimate spa experience
  • FAST SET UP:Ready for water in about 20-minutes and can be deflated for easy storage or transport
  • FITS UP TO 6 PEOPLE: Provides relaxation at the touch of a button for up to 6 people with the easy-to-use control panel

This mid range 6 person hot tub has lots of features to boast of, so let us put the Pure Spa 6-person to the test today.

Key Details of the Intex Pure Spa 6-Person

The PureSpa 6-Person model is certainly not at the top of the range of Intex hot tubs, but it has some impressive features nonetheless.

  • Insulated cover
  • Heating system
  • 3-way water test strip
  • 2 inflatable headrests
  • Hard water system
  • Filtration system with 2 filter cartridges
  • Floating pool chlorine dispenser
  • Thermal ground cloth
  • Inflation hose
  • Durable carry bag
  • Grab handles
  • Cover straps with child security locks and 2 keys

Pros

The hot tub is easy to setup and very simple to use, which is a major plus point. It is built from high quality materials and is a very sturdy construction. For your peace of mind it comes with a limited 1 year warranty

Cons

The only drawback is length of time to fill up the hot tub.

Summary

The Intex Pure Spa 6-Person Inflatable Portable Heated Bubble Hot Tub is easy to setup and good value for money too. This hot tub is perfect for a bbq or party as it holds 6 people and the larger size is ideal to stretch out with 2 or 3 people for superb relaxation. The unit is made from tough Fiber-Tech beams and the side walls are sturdy, this is a well-produced hot tub for the money. The bubbles are heated through 120 jets that pump out the water. There is an insulated cover that keeps the water warm between use’s and locks for that added level of security.

The hot tub takes around 12 hours to fill, the initial setup is quick and easy, but reaching 104F can take longer in colder climates, so bear that in mind when purchasing. The extra size is ideal for families of more than 4 and all ages will feel comfortable in this hot tub. If are you looking for a complete package with no extras and everything included in the price, then this unit has accessories like locking cover, thermal ground blanket, 3 way water test strips, hard water system and inflatable headrests all included in the retail price.

Andrea Cox

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