Intex Spa Reviews

If you’ve ever searched for an inflatable hot tub online or on a local shop, you’ve probably encountered the brand Intex Spa.

They are among the largest name in the portable hot tub space in the world and have dozens of products in this space.

In this article, we dig down to Intex Spa reviews of some of their spa sets and hot tubs and find out why they are one of the most recognizable names in their industry.

Intex 85in Spa

7-Person

intex purespa 85in portable inflatable spa

Price: $$$

One of the largest inflatable hot tubs in the market. It can seat up to 6 or 7 people while offering the same soothing hot bubble jets Intex is known for.

Rated by Linton

Intex 77in. PureSpa

4-Person

purespa 88 inches blow-up spa

Price: $$$

While this hefty Intex portable spa set is priced a bit higher than some of its competitors, t’s worth every dime if you’re a spa-loving family.

Rated by Linton

Intex 6-Person Spa

6-Person

intext purespa

Price: $$$

This model is made up of high-strength polyester fibers that is known to be durable and does not stretch over time. Offers plenty of safety features.

Rated by Linton

Intex 77-inch PureSpa Portable Bubble Massage Spa Set

One of the issues many customers face with inflatable hot tubs is their strength or durability.

Quick Summary

  • Capacity: 4 Adults
  • Water Temp Range: 68-104°F
  • Water Capacity: 210 gal
  • Price: $$$
purespa 88 inches hot tub

However, the PureSpa portable is no ordinary massage spa set I tell ya - it’s made of high-strength fibers that gives it a durable build.

Four people can enjoy a nice dip into its warm waters that has a temperature range of 68 to 104 degrees Fahrenheit.

It’s also every bit convenient and is very portable - you can set it up almost anywhere!

It has a simple control panel that regulates everything from its heater down to its 120 bubble massage jets air blower.  The machine also has several convenient features such as suspended crystals technology and hard water treatment system that makes the hot water gentler on the skin.

PROS

  • Very durable and made of quality materials
  • Blow-up cover keeps water temperature stable
  • Easy to set-up and can be stored effortlessly when not in use
  • Small size allows it to be installed even indoors

CONS

  • Unit is prone to deflating and needs to be pumped with air regularly
  • Does not retain the set temperature for a long time
  • Consumes a fairly high amount of electricity
  • Shorter warranty period than its competitors

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

This portable sparkle spa from Intex Spa is large enough to comfortably fit in up to six people (except when that uncle is visiting, then you can only fit four).

Quick Summary

  • Capacity: 6-7 Adults
  • Water Temp Range: 68°-104°F
  • Water Capacity: 290 gal
  • Price: $$$
intex purespa black

The unit comes with 170 high-powered fizz jets for a soothing, refreshing, watery massage. It’s easy to set up and has a very consistent temperature range that drops only a few degrees if you aren’t using the bubble jets.

The machine’s maintenance is also pretty straightforward especially with its 10-watt HardWater System which uses four replaceable filter cartridges that effectively cleans the spa water.

You can also adjust the water temperature via an easy-to-control panel. Lastly, the package comes with LED lights perfect for a night (skinny) dip and two inflatable pillows for a more relaxing time at the tub.

The unit is made up of high-strength polyester fibers that is known to be durable and does not stretch over time. It also has ton of safety features such as an insulated cover and lock.

PROS

  • Easy to use and maintain
  • Setting up is quite simple if you have the required space
  • Features LED lights, control panel and other bells and whistles
  • Inflates and deflates quite fast

CONS

  • Heat buildup is slightly slower than its competitors
  • Consumes a lot of electricity
  • Filtration pump is a bit under powered
  • Uncomfortable headrest

Intex 85-inch PureSpa Portable Bubble Massage Spa Set

One of the largest inflatable hot tubs in Intex’s arsenal is the 85-inch Pure Spa Portable. This unit can fit up six to seven people and has the same soothing massage feature.

It’s a great addition to your home to ramp up its luxury, especially if you have an extra space on your backyard.

Quick Summary

  • Capacity: 6 Adults
  • Water Temp Range: 68-104°F
  • Water Capacity: 290 gal
  • Price: $$$
purespa 88 inches hot tub

Much of the inflatable hot tub is insulated such as its ground cloth and cover which improves heat retention.

Like other Intex Spa products, this one also has a hard water system which softens the hot water. This makes the water more refreshing and gentle to your skin. Lastly, it also includes a floating chemical dispenser together with a replaceable spa filter cartridge that keeps water quality maintenance much simpler.

PROS

  • Very large and can accommodate a lot of people
  • Durable build and doesn’t deflate easily
  • Very low maintenance cost
  • Easy to set-up and very portable

CONS

  • Requires a large space in your residence
  • Takes longer for water to reach its max temperature
  • Consumes a lot of electricity
  • Shorter warranty period as compared to its competitors

Intex PureSpa Plus Bubble Massage Set

This item is pretty much the basic package of the Intex PureSpa product line. The bubble rub-down set inflatable hot tub comes in a white and blue color scheme and can seat up to four people.

Quick Summary

  • Capacity: 4 Adults
  • Water Temp Range: 68-104°F
  • Water Capacity: 210 gal
  • Price: $$$
intex purespa bubble massage

It offers the best-value in this list if you consider its features to its affordable price. These simple features alone are enough for it to land in our Intex Spa reviews list.

The unit also comes with a built in pump and heater which inflates it with just a touch of a button. It also has a bubble making features that creates a relaxing feeling while you are soaking in the tub.

The unit relatively retains heat over a decent period. However, unlike the other models in this list, this product does not have the jet-propelled massage feature. Instead, it has a ring at the bottom which produces the bubbles.

PROS

  • Very affordable and offers the best bang for your buck
  • Doesn’t require much space but still comfortable to sit in
  • Portable and includes a carry bag
  • Pretty straightforward, no-frills design

CONS

  • Doesn’t have the jet powered massage feature
  • Lacks several features that you can get for just a few extra bucks
  • Harder to maintain and clean
  • Headrests feels uncomfortable

Wrapping Up

Judging from the Intex Spa reviews we had, we can pretty much say that the company produces some pretty darn good products.

Overall, they are inexpensive and offer just the right features any homeowner would like in their inflatable hot tubs. The brand deserves the reputation it has gained over the years.

I especially appreciate that they offer quality inflatable hot tubs that are portable and at the same time durable. While there are several drawbacks in some of their products, this does not erase the fact that Intex is one of the go to brand in the massage spa category.

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