What Lighting is Best for a Hot Tub

A steaming and bubbling 4 person hot tub is an inviting sight at the end of a long day. An even better way to enjoy your spa is by inviting your friends and family. If you’re unsure about which model to buy, these tips and advice for buying a hot tub should help!

Have you ever thought about throwing a hot tub party, where your hot tub is the center of attraction at the gathering? Whether its a small, intimate and romantic, or a fancy party – the right portable hot tub lighting will give the party atmosphere and ambiance and turn a casual social event into a memorable and enjoyable one and for a very affordable price.

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You will probably have realized that with so many models, price deals, and products out there that it can get a little daunting. But, if you are still looking for lighting options for your hot tub lights accessories, you are in luck.

With the wide variety of inflatable hot tub lights that are available, we have put together this list of 10 of the best portable hot tub lights that you can invest in to help you on your way.

1. Blufree’s Floating Colorful light with Bluetooth speakers

This option is more than just simple hot tub floating lights for spas. Blufree’s Floating Colorful light will not only illuminate your spa but also double up as portable Bluetooth speakers truly a version with style.

These speakers are that they are waterproof and you can submerge them in up to 3 feet underwater for 30 minutes at least. Despite the long-lasting design of the housing, the speaker-cum-light is lightweight and made to float on your spa water. They boast of high-fidelity stereo surround sound indoors and outdoors.

This is not just a spa light but a portable design you can have anywhere you are, ideal for a camping trip. With the promised 8-hour rechargeable battery life, you can expect this to be the life of the party as you alternate between 7 different colors, whether you want slow flashing or fast, you have the option to choose.

Another great feature is the in-built microphone that allows you to take calls directly from the speaker. Since the speakers have Bluetooth, you can connect them to any tablet, computer, laptop, or phone. You are also protected by a 12-month warranty and a 30 days, 100% money-back guarantee.

2. Loftek Submersible LED Light with Magnet

The Loftek Submersible light for spas is perfect for any hot tub party. You won’t find many inflatable hot tubs with lights already fitted so you will need an LED light accessory.

This option is waterproof and comes with a magnet and suction cap that not only works well on dry but also wet surfaces. The included radio frequency remote has proven to be stronger than infrared ray remotes and has a range of up to 164 feet in the air and 10 feet underwater.

The single remote control panel is enough to control multiple lights that are powered by 3 AA batteries. Whether you want a flashing effect, fading effect, or a smooth light changing effect, you can pick the lighting system as per your party’s need.

They also come with a memory function which means that this spa light will remember the last setting. The brand promises 2 years free replacement warranty, 30-days free return and refund, and lifetime customer service.

3. Qoolife Rechargeable Underwater Spa Lighting

If you don’t want the hassle of running out of batteries or having to worry about replacing them, Qoolife’s Rechargeable Underwater lights for hot tubs are a great alternative. With the included USB port, you can simply charge them and keep them ready for use.

Qoolife realizes that you may want to mount your light on different surfaces and thus, has provided multiple ways in which you can install them. With the suction cups, you can easily anchor the unit to the bottom of your spa or the spa wall.

Maybe you don’t want to use them in your spa, well these are extremely versatile LED hot tub lights and you can attach them to almost anything, either with the magnet or suction cup, but since these also have mounting holes, you could just as easily hang them on a nail.

You can pick from 7 different colors for the LED bulb and 4 changing patterns that are controlled via the remote control unit. The 20-key remote also allows you to set the timer.

4. Idealife Magnetic Submersible LEDs

Idealife’s Magnetic Submersible LEDs for spas have an IP68 rating. This means that the light is deemed strong enough to withstand everything from dirt, dust, sand, and water.

They have been made waterproof for up to 20 meters underwater so nothing is able to damage the bulb. With the included radio frequency remote, you don’t have to keep bringing the light out to change the color. With WRGB chip, 7 pure colors, 5 dynamic modes, 10 levels of brightness, and 4 timing settings, you get better control for setting the ambiance and tone of your party.

With Pure white and not RGB synthetic white you don’t have to worry about the bulb dimming if the battery is low. When it comes to power, they are AA battery-powered and will last 3 times longer than those that use AAA batteries.

You can also use rechargeable Ni-Mh batteries. They have suction cups as well as magnets and mounting holes. In case you run into any problems, Idealife provides a 1-year return policy and 24-hour online service.

5. Qoolife RGBW Underwater LEDs

Just like the previous model by Qooliffe, these include not just a magnet for installation but also suction cups and mounting holes. The in-built RGBW chips that will provide pure white color.

To make the light waterproof for underwater use in spas, the structure includes 2 silicone sealing rings that ensure a dual waterproofing mechanism. Qoolife provides a radio frequency remote to make it that much easier for you to control them irrespective of where you are.

Although the Qoolife RGBW light is fairly similar to Qoolife Rechargeable Underwater LED light, the major difference is the power source. The RGBW light is AA battery powered.

You can also use Ni-Mh batteries if you don’t want to use and throw batteries. However, remember that they have a standby consumption. Since they will use draw power even on standby, it’ll be a good idea to take the batteries out when you’re not using them.

6. Idubai 10 Pack Small Submersible LED Lights with Remote

These Idubai submersible LED lights are extremely popular with the people looking for lights that have a multi-colored option. They are battery operated and work great as hot tub lights and also for a wide range of decorative ideas.

They are sold as a pack of 10 which is another reason why we and so many customers loved them. That’s enough lights to transform your hot tub and other parts of the house!

These hot tub lights measure 1.5 inches in size and are surprisingly much brighter than a lot of other submersible LEDs available. Having said that, if you’re looking for a more chilled relaxing ambiance you can also adjust the brightness of these lights to ensure you get the mood lighting you’re after.

These LED lights come with two infrared remote controls, one remote can be used for all lights. Choose between 13 different colors and 4 color changing programs to create that perfect atmosphere.

7. Loguide LED Floating Hot Tub Lights

Designed to look like a lotus, the Loguide is built with high quality, waterproof foam that doesn’t affect the brightness of the bulb.

Because of the use of foam, they will float easily and be a wonderful addition to your spa rather than being an eyesore when not in use. You have the choice between seven different colors and can change the color as per your mood and preference.

There is no residual heat, flame, or smoke this means that these can be used safely by children, along with the bonus of there won’t be any cleaning up to do.

These are battery-powered so you can keep reusing them for as long as you want. To start using just follow the simple instructions included by the manufacturer and they will be ready for use in no time.

8. Spa Depot Color-Changing Waterproof Light

By far, Spa Depot’s color-changing option provides the highest number of hi-output LEDs. With 36 vivid colors, you can add extra oomph to your hot tub party – whether it’s for the 4th of July or for Halloween.

Since the installation is uncomplicated and doesn’t take up a lot of your time, you can even add it to a pond, lake or fountain. Every single one of the 12-surface mount chip contains 3 LEDs next-gen SMDs.

All three colors – red, blue, and green – are integrated in a single lighting system. The SMD LEDs promise to last for 100,000 hours easily. So you don’t have to worry about replacing them every few months.

9. Haofy Submersible LED light

Haofy’s submersible LED light is different from most others mentioned on this list for a couple of reasons. Firstly, they include 10 LED beads with 4 dynamic color-changing modes and 16 static modes.

Secondly, instead of the radio frequency remote, Haofy provides an infrared ray remote with 24 keys to easily turn the light on or off and to adjust everything from the brightness to the colors and the flash modes.

What’s unique about the Haofy light is that every single light can be controlled individually from one single remote. These are powered by 3 AAA batteries as opposed to the AA batteries.

This is kind of a drawback because AAA batteries usually last for 10-12 hours while AA batteries can last for up to 20 hours. However, the batteries are easy to replace. A rubber O-ring will create a seal to keep the water out. So when you remove the battery insulation, make sure to twist it tightly.

10. Melon Boy Submersible LED lighting System

The Melon Boy Submersible LEDs are the smallest on our list. Despite that, you can rest assured of their performance. The remote control operated LEDs feature two CR2450 button batteries that will last for at least 36-48 hours and are easy to replace.

You can submerge them up to 10 feet underwater. Every light includes 5 LEDs of red, green, blue, bright white, and warm white colors. With the included remote, you can easily adjust the brightness and change the color.

The color modes will leave you spoilt for choice – Melon Boy provides you with 13 different static modes and 4 dynamic color-changing modes.

Twisting the lid puts the O-ring in place and seals the reserved gap thus preventing any water from entering. You are protected by an 18-month warranty.

Frequently Asked Questions

We hope that you have enjoyed reading through our top 10 best hot tubs LED light reviews and now have an idea of what you are looking for and what is available on the market today with all the modern LED technology and add some to your shopping cart.

Remember an inflatable hot tub with lights looks so much more welcoming. Below we have answered a few of the questions that we get asked the most to help you further.

How do I fix the light in my hot tub?

There are a lot of hot tub accessories on the market and lighting systems for your portable spa are no exception.

With this form of hot tub lighting, you do not have to worry about how to fix the light because they come with a suction cup and magnet and some have mounting holes. A very versatile lighting accessory for use anywhere.

Can LED lights go in water?

LED lights can only go in the water if that is what they are designed for. There are various hot tub lighting systems and jacuzzi lights with all the color options you could wish for, but you must ensure that it is one of the models that is made for use as an inflatable floating hottub lights unit.

What is the best LED pool light?

From all the models that are available on the market today, it is hard to pick the best LED pool light as inflatable hot tub LED lights can be an underwater light or spa floating lights but from the 10 best picks of hot tub lighting ideas above we would pick the Qoolife’s Rechargeable Underwater LED lights.