Intex Inflatable Hot Tub Reviews

The Intex inflatable hot tub can give you the spa experience without ever leaving your home or spending money each time you want relax a little. The Intex Portable 6-Person Inflatable PureSpa Plus Bubble Spa provides relaxation at the touch of a button.

  • Capacity: 6 persons
  • Water Capacity:  290 gallons
  • Jets:  140 soothing air bubble jets
  • Heating Rate: 10 – 2F/hr
  • Water Flow: 460 Gal./hr
  • Heater: 1300W 110-120V

Features of the Intex Inflatable Hot Tub

Intex Inflatable - head restThe cobalt blue colored Intex Portable 6 Person Inflatable PureSpa Plus Bubble Spa has a seating capacity of 6 with 140 high powered bubble jets. As an additional feature, the hot tub comes with 2 inflatable pillows which can be attached to the side walls. This inflatable and portable hot tub has many features that are discussed below.

Heating System and the Inflatable Cover

The 1300 watt heater heats up the water at about 2 degrees per hour. The PureSpa comes with insulated-inflatable locking cover that helps to keep the water heat in when not in use. The spa will lose about 1 degree of heat every 3 hours. At this rate it takes a while to heat up the water.

When the water is bubbling, the tub looses heat faster. Getting in and out of water too often in cold weather also makes the tub to lose temperature. You can sit in the hot water longer if you leave the bubbles off. In any case, it’s not recommended to sit in hot water for longer than 10-15 minutes at one time. Read more about it in our Best Inflatable Hot Tub and Above-ground Hot Tub Review FAQ section.

Intex inflatable hot tub - Inflatable Cover

Digital Control Panel

The digital control panel is located at a comfortable and easy to reach distance. The panel interface is very user-friendly and the buttons are intuitive and very easy to read and follow. You use the control panel to adjust the temperature to meet your preference and activate the 140 high performance bubble jets. It will automatically turn on and off when it gets slightly warmer or cooler than your desired temperature.

Integrated Water Filtration

The Intex Purespa inflatable hot tub comes with water filtration system that is easy to replace, making it very easy to maintain and keep you tub clean.

Built-in Hard Water Treatment System

Hard water can lead to problems in the hot tub itself – scales may build up on the walls, plumbing. The heater may fail prematurely. Hard water clogs the pores in your body, making your skin feel sticky and rough. The built-in 10Watt hard-water treatment system makes your spa water gentler on the skin and you feel more relaxed.

Intex Purespa Jet Massage System

Along with the water heater and the hard water system, the Intex Purespa Jet massage system comes with 140 high-powered bubble jets for your bubble therapy and total relaxation. With the use of the bubble jets you can experience reduction in aches, pains and stress.

The bubble jets make noise similar to a small vacuum cleaner. But this is the same with all the inflatable hot tubs.

Superior Strength – Sturdy I-Beam Construction

Intex inflatable hot tub is made durable with Fiber-Tech which uses thousands of high-strength fibers, beam construction, and a puncture resistant 33 gauge, 3-ply laminate PVC. The beams provide a firm and supportive wall that makes it strong enough to sit on.

Similar Hot Tub from Intex

Another similar but 4 person hot tub is Intex PureSpa Jet & Bubble Deluxe Portable Hot Tub, Octagon, 79″ X 79″ X 28″.

Intex PureSpa Jet & Bubble Deluxe Portable Hot Tub

Intex Pure Spa Accessories

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Differences Between the Inflatable Hot Tub and Above-ground Hot Tubs

There are many differences between the inflatable hot tub and the above-ground hot tubs. You can not expect a full body hydro message from an inflatable hot tub, for that you have to consider buying the above-ground hot tub which has powerful water jet strategically located on different parts of the tub. To learn more about the difference please read Best Inflatable Hot Tub and Above-ground Hot Tub Review.


Intex inflatable hot tub is ideal for someone who wants a spa experience without breaking the bank. The hot water and the bubbles will relax the muscles in your body and relieve stress. This is one of the best mid range hot tub in the market.

It is more specious and more bubble jets than the Coleman Hot Tub, minus the 8 HydroJets of Bestway lay-z-spa. If you are looking for a spacious inflatable hot tub which is comfortable, durable and

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Alternative Hot Tub

Coleman Lay-Z Spa Inflatable Hot Tub

Coleman Hot Tub

Read our full review on Coleman Lay-Z Spa Inflatable Hot Tub here.

Bestway SaluSpa Hawaii HydroJet Pro Inflatable Hot Tub

SaluSpa Hawaii HydroJet Pro Inflatable Hot Tub

Read our full review on Bestway SaluSpa Hawaii HydroJet Pro Inflatable Hot Tub here.

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Intex Portable 6-Person Inflatable PureSpa Plus Bubble Spa

Intex Portable 6-Person Inflatable PureSpa Plus Bubble Spa

Easy to Install


Easy to Maintain




User Experience







  • Affordable
  • Long lasting
  • Very comfortable
  • Very easy to set up
  • Portable and can be set up indoors


  • Heating is slow
  • Not really a 6 person hot tub
  • Cannot be left outside below 39 degrees

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Morgan W - January 18, 2017

Liked your review. You say no message jets with this hot tub?


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