7 Sizzling Hot Tub Designs

Browse pictures of design ideas and get tips for creating a relaxing spa experience for your backyard.
By: Jeannie Matteucci

Photo By: SEAN MURDOCK

Photo By: Chipper Hatter

Photo By: Shehan Pools

Light It Right

A 360-degree-perimeter overflow spa surrounded by a shallow trough with fiber-optic lighting highlights this pool/spa combination. Photo courtesy of Pool Builders Inc.

Serene Surroundings

This raised spa and adjoining pool features a vanishing edge overlooking a mountain lake. Stone coping and boulders were used to separate the pool and spa. Design by Memphis Pool; photography by James Roberts

Guest-Worthy Backyard

A pergola for shade and an adjacent fire pit are just two of the added features for this California spa. Built-in seating completes this user-friendly backyard. Photo courtesy of California Redwood Association

Zen Oasis

Give your hot tub a lush lagoon vibe. Added extras like tropical plants and stylish lanterns create a secluded backyard retreat. Photo courtesy of Cal Spas

Go For the Glow

This perfectly placed spa intersects the pool and the home's outdoor dining area. Numerous French doors allow the homeowners to enjoy the pool and spa lights from inside. Photo courtesy of Belgard Hardscapes

Man Cave

This special rock grotto creates a unique setting for an indoor spa. Homeowners can watch sports, listen to music or cool down with a fogging system. Design by Shehan Pools; photo courtesy of The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals

Decked Out

Create a sense of intimacy for your hot tub or spa. Here a composite deck includes a matching fascia screen for privacy. Photo courtesy of TimberTech