Hot tub maintenance and management

Earn 15–20% more with this guest-favorite amenity. It’s easier than ever, thanks to hot tub management from your local home care team.

Outdoor hot tub on a deck of a vacation rental overlooking the ocean in Neskowin, OR.
private outdoor hot tub in backyard of la jolla, ca vacation home

private outdoor hot tub sits near a firepit in backyard of Greenwood, ME vacation home

A spa-like getaway your guests will love

Hot tubs are one of the most searched-for amenities on The numbers show that adding a hot tub at your vacation rental can increase the number of bookings you get, earn you a higher nightly rate, and contribute to positive guest reviews—leading, on average, to a 15–20% increase in overall revenue.

person replacing a filter in a hot tub

We’ll keep your hot tub sparkling

If you opt to install a hot tub at your vacation home, your local Vacasa pros will step in to handle the rest. Our hot tub management includes regular maintenance, like

  • Testing the water
  • Balancing chemical levels
  • Draining and refilling the water
  • Checking the hot tub cover for wear and tear
  • Arranging any specialized repairs

And all this comes at no extra cost to you—so when you arrive, all you’ll have to do is relax and enjoy your personal spa.

Hot tub maintenance FAQ

Hot tubs are one of the most popular vacation rental amenities across all our markets. Data shows that adding a hot tub can boost your number of bookings and your nightly rate—ultimately increasing your overall rental revenue by 15–20%.

In general, a hot tub adds the most bang for your buck if your vacation rental is in a ski market or a cool-weather beach market (think the Oregon Coast or Breckenridge over Palm Springs). For instance, over 10% of guests search specifically for homes with hot tubs in:

  • Avon, NC
  • Blue Ridge, GA
  • Gatlinburg, TN
  • Girdwood, AK
  • Leavenworth, WA
  • Mt. Hood, OR
  • Sea Ranch, CA
  • Sunriver, OR

Our team has handled a lot of hot tub maintenance over the years. Here’s what we recommend checking to keep the water clean and maintain a hot tub like a pro:

  • Test the water chemistry regularly (weekly is recommended)
  • Balance the chlorine and pH levels
  • Replace hot tub filters regularly
  • Drain and refill the water (monthly, or at least a few times a year)
  • Check the condition of the spa cover

We’re not currently offering hot tub buying assistance. But based on historical data, we’re confident that a hot tub can raise your home’s vacation rental potential enough to pay for itself.