How much is a swim spa? It’s a good question!

For any customer that wants access to unlimited swimming in their own backyard, swim spas are a fantastic investment.

But what do they cost and will the initial price tag be worth it to you?

How much is a swim spa? Dual Temperature Swim Spa from Aqua Living

How much is a swim spa?

Spa costs are influenced by a few different variables.

Start with the purchase price including all the extra features and accessories you desire including jets, dual temperature features, exercise equipment, delivery, and installation costs.

Keep in mind everything the swim spa needs to get started, such as chemicals and water fill-up.

While this may seem like a lot of potential money to spend, consider the value of swim spas and hot tubs!

We’ll show you that swim spas and hot tubs are a better investment than a traditional in-ground pool and they come with endless amounts of fun.

What is a Swim Spa?

Swim spas are the big brother of what many know as hot tubs, spas, or jacuzzi.

They provide more space and have greater capabilities, such as the ability to swim, hence the name – swim spas.

Swim spas are a unique water therapy experience that combines the benefits of in-ground pools with the hot water therapy and relaxation of hot tubs.

This combination makes for an affordable alternative to costly in-ground pools, and it can also double as both an exercise area and a therapeutic hot tub!

Swim spas come in dual-temperature models so you can enjoy a hot tub and a pool and enjoy them all year no matter if the weather is hot or cold!

That’s a big deal. Keep the hot tubs side hot and the pool and swim side colder.

Really makes a difference in those early spring mornings when you want to swim in cooler water but then get in the hot tub after.

The endless swim design of our spas creates currents of water so you can swim in place.

That means you can have a small pool with endless swim space.

You don’t need Olympic swimming pools and you won’t have to travel to a facility with large pools either!

It’s all in your own backyard! Plus, swim spas accessories are better.

Swim spas offer the benefits of hydrotherapy with all of the training capabilities of large pools.

So, the cost of a swim spa might seem high at first but you’ll quickly realize the benefits stack up quickly when compared to all the things the swim spa can replace.

Goodbye crowded gym pools, hello comfort-of-my-own-home aquatic exercising!

Swim Spa Cost – Save Space and Save Money

How much does a swim spa cost?

There are a few things to consider!

If you are short on space, swim spas are the perfect solution!

They can also double as hot tubs if you don’t have room for both.

It’s the perfect combination! Our swim spas with connected hot tubs come in a dual temperature model perfect for swim workouts in the pool side and therapeutic soaks in your hot tub side.

You can swim in place in your swim spa with water currents that offer all of the benefits of an in-ground pool without the cost or size.

The Average Price of a Swim Spa

Swim spas are significantly less expensive than in-ground pools.

According to data from Home Advisor published in the 2019 article “What Does an In-ground Pools Cost?,” the average cost of pools is about $50,000 dollars.

The vast majority of swim spas cost tens of thousands of dollars less.

Swim spas typically cost between $10,500 and $20,000, with higher-end spas potentially carrying a higher price tag.

Interested in just a hot tub? Read this about General Hot Tub Pricing – How much a hot tub costs!

You’ll be glad to know that many high-end swim spas are available with a range of desirable features at very affordable prices.

And we offer flexible financing. We make pricing a swim spa easy!

You can get a quote and figure out what your monthly payment will be.

This gives you the freedom to pay for your swim spa over the course of a few months or a few years, regardless of your credit score.


Start a plan. What’s it going to take to get yourself and your yard ready for your spa? What will you need to do for installation?

It’s helpful to talk to an expert. That’s going to definitely help you choose the best swim spa for you.

It will end up costing you a lot less than a traditional pool. That’s a good way to save some money!

Now that you’ve measured your space and know how much room you have for your swim spa so now all you need to do is find the spa with the best dimensions for you.

Trust us, this will make your spa installation a lot easier and keep your installation costs lower.

Swim spas are made in all sizes so when we get asked “how big is a swim spa” we’ve got them ranging from 7.5 ft to 21 feet long!

We’re also asked, when’s the best time to buy?

There’s really no best time to buy a swim spa. We offer our best prices in-store and online all year long.

When you decide it’s time just contact our sales team and they will start working with you to get a game plan together and help you calculate what a swim spa costs.

We think now is the best time to buy!

We do everything we can to keep our current prices as low as possible making those monthly payments as low as possible.

Future costs are unpredictable so lock in your price now and save money in the long run.

All in all, high-quality swim spas can cost as little as $10,500 with few monthly upkeep costs.

If you plan to swim regularly, your swim spa will likely be well worth the investment.

Swim Spa Maintenance Cost

The cost of maintenance needs to be factored in when you’re planning.

Just as with hot tubs, you’ll also need to pay for electricity, chemicals and water to keep your swim spa up and running.

The good news is we discuss the cost of maintaining swim spas and it’s not as much as you think and they are very easy to care for!

We make it easy to know how often you need to add chemicals and we’ve done our best to keep these costs down.

You’ll also want to pay attention to your spa’s warranty to make sure you’re covered in the unlikely event something isn’t working the way it should.

Spa Installation Costs

Swim Spas are perfect for any backyard.

They don’t require much space and can turn your backyard into a relaxing oasis and a gym!

Plus they are way less expensive than a traditional in-ground pool which can cost in excess of $100,000 and the installation can take forever.

Make sure you measure your swim spa before you purchase it and go home and lay out on the ground how big it will be.

That will give you a good idea of how it will actually fit in your space.

We’ve even seen some customers spray their grass with spray paint to mark their area and that seems to work really well.

No surprises on installation day!

Money-Saving Tips

Here are a few tips to find the best swim spa for the money!

Find out what you want to do! It’s okay to dream.

Maybe you don’t have a lot of people coming over right now but having a swim spa gives you a lot of reasons for people to visit. Party tub!

It’s got room for you and room to grow.

Or maybe you don’t currently work out but having that low-impact exercise option will get you moving and you’ll be able to do so without the pain that you always get from being on a treadmill or running on the pavement.

You have a life in mind that you want to live and we want to help you live it.

Exercising in a swim spa is easy and convenient

Are They Right for You?

With the swim spa prices in mind, you’re ready to decide if you should purchase one of your own.

You’re sure to get your money’s worth if you plan on swimming for your health, as a hobby, or as part of a competitive training regimen.

You’ll definitely get your money if you’re interested in swims spas and hot tubs.

If you’re thinking about swimming for health reasons, remember that doing it regularly can offer a broad range of benefits.

As we explained in a previous article, “5 Swim Spa FAQs Answered,” these benefits include:

  • Endurance and heart health: Swimming is an effective form of cardio that over time can build endurance, support a healthy heart and lower blood pressure. Small changes can make a big difference.
  • Muscle strength: Since swimming activates all major muscle groups, including the core and back, it’s an unparalleled way to increase full-body muscle strength.
  • Joint pain relief: It can relieve the pressure that gravity puts on your joints. This can be particularly beneficial for people who have arthritis or are recovering from an injury.
  • Increased flexibility: It’s a gentle way to continuously stretch your muscles. With time, you’ll start to experience greater flexibility as a result.
  • Reduced stress: Swimming has a calming and meditative quality that can serve to relieve the symptoms of stress, anxiety, and depression. Add the benefits of a soak in hot water offered by our hot tubs and you’ll wonder how you ever lived without it.

Swim spas are perfect for anyone who wants to improve their health and fitness, relax after a long day, or reduce stress and anxiety.

Looking for the best of both worlds? Then you need to check out our dual-temp swim spas!

This one-of-a-kind product lets you enjoy a hot tubs relaxing heat or a refreshing swim in cool (or heated) water.Your partner can relax in the bubbling waters of the hot tub side while you get your workout in for the day in the pool section.Whether you’re looking to relax after a long day or want to get in a workout, our dual-temp swim spas are perfect for you

18′ & 20′ Marathon Dual Temp Swim Spas

We know that when it comes to spas, one size doesn’t always fit all.

That’s why we’ve created the 18′ and 20′ Marathon Dual Temp Swim Spas – two experiences, all in one convenient package.

You have a hot tub on one side and a swim spa on the other.

Who needs a traditional pool?

Features of our Dual Temp Swim Spas

Enter our hot tub’s luxurious side with its touchscreen controls, blower-in-seats massage feature, and clear view H-500 Ozonator or our pool’s swim side with its own touchscreen controls, Bluetooth audio system, and Balboa SmartSwim™ technology.

You’ll enjoy stunning LED underwater lighting and backlit water spouts to set the perfect ambiance. Complete the look with ceramic waterline and swim lane tiling.

The Marathon Dual Temp has something for everyone! Whether you’re looking for a luxurious hot tub experience or an invigorating swim workout, the 18′ & 20′ Marathon Dual Temp Swim Spa from Aqua Living is a great choice!

When asking “How much is this swim spa going to cost me?” remember all the features they come with and all the things they can replace!

Swim Spas are a great way to get the best bang for your buck.

Reap the benefits of hydrotherapy and physical fitness, while having a blast or simply relaxing in your own personal backyard oasis.

Catalina 21’ Pool Series Swim Spa and Large Hot Tub

Swim Spa Reviews

Swim Spa Reviews

Some kind words from our happy swim spa owners!

“Extremely friendly and knowledgeable!”

When my husband and I were looking for swim spas we came across Aqua living and had the most amazing experience. They were extremely friendly and knowledgeable about their products and have the best customer service and warranties in the swim spa market.

We looked at several companies and decided to go with Aqua living because it was by far the best option for the best price!!

Cara M – Ohio

“5 Stars all the way!”

Aqua Living Factory outlets provided our family With a tremendous swim spa. The sales staff was very courteous and attentive to our needs. They personally came out to our home to measure and plan the Swim Spas location, and method of delivery, and install.

The Swim Spa arrived carefully packaged and wrapped for protection. The install team was instrumental in what I would call a perfect delivery. Very careful, precise, and courteous.

Our neighbors were amazed at the show when the crane raised and lowered the Swim Spa into place. The Swim Spa is working perfectly and we love it. I would highly recommend Aqua Living Factory Outlets to anyone looking for a relaxing aquatic paradise.

5 Stars all the way.

John H – Tennessee

“We both LOVE this swim spa!!”

We both LOVE this swim spa!

My husband and I now enjoy exercising and/or just relaxing together in our backyard paradise after work. It is a treat we look forward to every day!

And we are also having fun entertaining our family and friends and welcome the cool repose after completing our weekend projects.

Patricia P – Texas