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Upscale Spa and Hot Tub Comparison

Published by Matt Fichera on 11/04/2019

Upscale Spa and Hot Tub Comparison

What are the differences between some major brand's top of the line spa and hot tub models? We've got you covered. We proudly partner with Strong Spas and their top of the line models are a part of the Elements Series. Highlighted below are some other manufacturer's premium models and what they're about.

Caldera Utopia Series

Caldera hot tubs are known to be reliable and are constructed with attention to quality, detail, and efficiency. They are designed to awaken the senses and provide a relaxing atmosphere. Their top of the line spa models is the Utopia Series.

These are the spa models in this series:

Cantabria – Seats 8, Measures 9’ x 7’-7” X 38”, Has 74 Jets

Geneva – Seats 6, Measure 7’-5” x 7’5” x 38”, Has 55 Jets

Niagara – Seats 7, Measures 7’-5” x 7’-5” x 38”, Has 52 Jets

Tahitian – Seats 6, Measure 7’ x 7’ x 36”, Has 48 Jets

Florence – Seats 6, Measures 7’ x 7’ x 36”, Has 46 Jets

Provence – Seats 4, Measures 6’-6” x 7’ x 35”, Has 43 Jets

From rich colors and contemporary cabinet styles to the organic contours of our sculpted seats, every element is intended to soothe and delight. The Utopia series prides themselves on being “Better by Design”. Featuring an exclusive combination of high-performance details make each one of these Utopia spas a hydrotherapy powerhouse which is very easy to use with low operating costs. It’s the most ideal personal care experience with all models coming ready to use. Utopia uses Caldera’s Fresh Water Salt System for longer lasting, natural feeling water. Their seats have recently been redesigned, providing better comfort and superior ease of use. Utopia spas have two Euphoria jets located in the footwells and they work independently or simultaneously depending on what you want. There’s Avante two-tiered steps and an all-climate cabinet in the Utopia models. The existing SpaGlo zone lighting is now enhanced with an interior LED Points-of-Light multi-color system for even more dramatic impact. Deeper foot ridges in the lounge seat provide more area for enchanting feet and to better enjoy the effects of the back jets. Speaker grill surface mounts are built into the shell and contoured pillows provide comfortable neck support. The elegant new jet face design incorporates a textured diamond pattern accented by stainless steel trim for a contemporary look.

Hot Spring High Life Collection

This spa series is the pinnacle of design and is the most expansive series that Hot Spring has to offer. Featuring exquisite luxury and masterful engineering for the ultimate spa experience. The Highlife Collection is the culmination of 40 years providing you the ultimate spa experience with unique hydrotherapy massage, the simplest and most effective water care, plus money-saving energy efficiency. With nine spa models and six cabinet finishes, you’ll find a spa that fits your space and your style.

These are the spa models in this series:

Grandee – Seats 7, Measures 8'4" X 7'7" X 38", Has 43 Jets

Vanguard – Seats 6, Measures 7'3" X 7'3" X 36", Has 38 Jets

Sovereign – Seats 6, Measures 6'8" X 7'9" X 33", Has 28 Jets

Envoy – Seats 5, Measures 7'9" X 7'7" X 38", Has 43 Jets

Aria – Seats 5, Measures 7'3" X 7'3" X 36", Has 35 Jets

Prodigy – Seats 5, Measures 6'6" X 7' X 33", Has 22 Jets

Triumph – Seats 4, Measures 7'9" X 6'2" X 33", Has 27 Jets

Jetsetter LX – Seats 3, Measures 7' X 5'5" X 33", Has 22 Jets

Jetsetter – Seats 3, Measures 7' X 5'5" X 29", Has 14 Jets

The Hot Springs High Life collection allows you to do just that. Live the High Life with One-of-a-kind Moto-Massage DX moving jets provide two powerful water streams that sweep up and down your back. Exclusive no-bypass filtration system and dishwasher-safe Tri—X filters help keep water crystal clear. Full-foam insulation and Energy Smart system for money-saving energy efficiency. Wireless remote control operates spa functions from anywhere in the spa and up to 30 feet away. Polymer support structure and base pan are wood-free for durability and long life. Choose from six cabinet finishes and designer shell color combinations for a wide range of styles, from traditional to cutting-edge contemporary.

BullFrog A Series

The A Series is a collection of premium hot tubs by Bullfrog Spas. Elegantly styled and fully featured, A Series spa allow you to design your ultimate personal spa. Each A Series premium spa features the JetPak Therapy System with JetPaks in all premium seat locations for maximum personalization of your hot tub experience. These are the spa models in this series:

A9L – Seats 8, Measures 7'10" x 9'2" x 38", Has 7 JetPaks

A8 – Seats 8, Measures 7'10" x 7'10" x 38", Has 6 JetPaks

A8L – Seats 7, Measures 7'10" x 7'10" x 38", Has 6 JetPaks

A8D – Seats 6, Measures 7'10" x 7'10" x 38", Has 5 JetPaks

A7 – Seats 8, Measures 7'4" x 7'4" x 36", Has 5 JetPaks

A7L – Seats 6, Measures 7'4" x 7'4" x 36", Has 5 JetPaks

A6 – Seats 7, Measures 7'4" x 6'8" x 34", Has 4 JetPaks

A6L – Seats 5, Measures 6'8" x 7'4" x 34", Has 4 JetPaks

A5L – Seats 3, Measures 5'8" x 7' x 31", Has 3 JetPaks

The largest hot tub at the top of the A Series is the all-new A9L by Bullfrog Spas sets the standard in spacious luxury spas with 7 customizable JetPaks, 8 premium seats, a luxurious lounger, 2 additional flex-lounge seats, along with ample leg room and powerful foot therapy. As the brand’s biggest, most heavily featured model, the A9L is ideal for those wanting the best hot tubs have to offer. With ample space, therapy, innovation, and style, the Bullfrog Spas’ A9L can take your relaxation and relief to the next level. Enjoy the most personalized, top-performing hot tub experience available, along with the opportunity to get all of your family and friends together for quality time.

What does this mean? JetPaks are interchangeable jetted spa seats. There are 17 different JetPaks to choose from, each with unique massages. You choose the JetPaks that target your body’s specific aches and pains and place them in your favorite seat. No other hot tub can provide personalized relaxation and therapy like Bullfrog Spas.

Strong Spas Elements Series

The Elements series from Strong Spas is full of brilliant innovation and sits at the top of its class. This top of the line series features six different models each with different jet counts, seating arrangements, spa dimensions, and capacities. All Elements Series Spas come with a 10-year warranty.

Some features of the Strong Spas Elements series include both the Dura-Shield and Dura-Base, Automotive Grade finishes, StrongTouch Touchscreen, Energy Pump, SoftTouch LED Insignia Pillows, LED Exterior Cabinet Lighting, LED Water Columns, LED cup holders. It is very safe to say that the Elements series doesn’t disappoint.

SL60 – Seats 6, Measures 91” x 91” x 40", Has 60 Jets

S60 – Seats 7, Measures 91” x 91” x 40", Has 60 Jets

SL50 – Seats 5, Measures 85” x 85” x 36", Has 50 Jets

S50 – Seats 6, Measures 85” x 85” x 36", Has 50 Jets

SL40 – Seats 5, Measures 74” x 74” x 34", Has 40 Jets

S40 – Seats 6, Measures 74” x 74” x 34", Has 40 Jets

Strong Spas is a great company that embraces innovation and features the Dura-Shield hardcover. Coming with a lifetime guarantee, and designed for maximum heat retention, it works well with the acrylic shell interior and the Dura-Base that is 10 times stronger than the average hot tub base. The Elements series builds off of all of this and add the above-mentioned tech and comfort to make a definite one of a kind relaxation experience.

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