I want to buy a "Hot Tub", any suggestions please?

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02 Apr 2010 00:00 by chrisalan Star rating. 19 posts Send private message

Hi all

I wish to buy a hot tub for the roof of my apartment on  Condado de Alhama.  I thought of trying to buy second hand from Spanish Ebay, (seems the cheapest way of doing it) but of course it is in Spanish and I am no way fluent enough to read it all, apart from transferring all the words to my translation package each time I cannot understand what I would be buying.  Also, if it is second hand, does anyone know who would be able to install it for me? Any advise would be greatly appreciated.  Maybe you know of a really good sensibly priced supplier?

Thanks





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02 Apr 2010 10:57 by esteban19120 Star rating. 182 posts Send private message

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Just a thought, but if you buy one ebay, think of transport costs. as they are very heavy. can put you in contact with someone for a quote on new one if you like. That will give you something to price against.





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02 Apr 2010 11:04 by ayrez Star rating in La Marina Oasis. 377 posts Send private message

Hi

If you look on the noticeboard outside Margaret's (The supermarket on Camposol A section) you may see one advertised. We managed to buy one from  MCC and transport from there to our place near La Pinilla cost 100 Euros.

If you want details of who we used please let me know.

Jean





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03 Apr 2010 11:31 by richard4848uk Star rating. 45 posts Send private message

03 Apr 2010 11:56 by 1962 Star rating in Iznalloz. 182 posts Send private message

There was a thread on here re. inflatable Hot tubs which did seem to be popular with people, seemed a whole lot cheaper and I would imagine easier transport.  good luck



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03 Apr 2010 13:19 by DoubleJ Star rating in Las Alpujarras and L.... 143 posts Send private message

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Hi,

If you are planning to put this onto the roof of your appartment, just make sure that the roof has sufficient load bearing capacity. Some of the larger hot tubs, when filled can easily weigh up to 2 tonnes.

I wouldn't like to think of your roof-top installation becoming a basement feature !!





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03 Apr 2010 15:32 by fpegman Star rating in San Miguel De Salina.... 441 posts Send private message

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Why dont you download and install the Google toolbar and it will translate the Spainish Ebay site to English if you set that as your preference



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03 Apr 2010 17:37 by TechNoApe Star rating in Duquesa, Manilva. 1278 posts Send private message

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We purchased an inflatable Lay-Z-Spa hot tub from from Costa Spa and I seem to recall it cost 600€.

It is certainly good value for money and great fun.

The original thread that 1962 is referring to is here.

Hope this helps.



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09 Mar 2011 15:37 by DavidDB Star rating. 10 posts Send private message

 Hi Chrisalan, 

 

what did you go for in the end. I am thinking of doing the same thing on my roof. They were great in the UK been told good in Spain but wanted your thoughts. 

 

Thanks

David





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09 Mar 2011 23:52 by chrisalan Star rating. 19 posts Send private message

Hi DavidDB

We bought a Lay Z Spa and it is great, so easy to keep clean and quickish to refill when we have to drain it and refill, takes a while to heat in colder months but very quick in summer.

Good value for money.

Where abouts are you in Spain?

Good Luck

Chris and Alan





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10 Mar 2011 10:32 by Faro Star rating in London. 1139 posts Send private message

Eroski have sent around a summer garden magazine and they have the inflatable Lay-Z-Spa for EUR489

are they any good?





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12 Mar 2011 11:22 by chrisalan Star rating. 19 posts Send private message

Sounds good to me, if it states "Lay Z Spa, I am sure it must be the same make although there is several different models, you make want to check out the model on there website.

 

Regards

Chrisalan





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12 Mar 2011 13:49 by CM84 Star rating. 51 posts Send private message

There was one for sale on costabuysell.com the other day. Not sure if its still there but was really cheap





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12 Mar 2011 14:16 by rod Star rating in Uk and Spain. 469 posts Send private message

Hot Tubs are great fun try to buy the biggest you can as everyone will want to jump in you can get Multi Media tubs now but they are quite expensive we use ours all the time great after a hard day at the office

 

Rod





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15 Mar 2011 18:26 by mobailey Star rating in San Cayetano. 461 posts Send private message

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 hi we have a lazy spa and though we enjoy using it we have found that the canvas cover has not worn well in the hot sun. But hot tubs are lots of fun and very relaxing.



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25 Jun 2011 10:55 by fadi Star rating in China. 1 posts Send private message

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Own a hot tub is really great. Just soaking in it and relaxing your tired body.

 

 



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