8 Fun Things to Do in a Hot Tub by Yourself

Are you wondering what things to do in a hot tub by yourself?. A hot tub is a perfect place to unwind and relax after a stressful day. If you are the type who likes to enjoy alone time, then this is for you.

There are many things you can do in a hot tub by yourself and it will be fun. This will help you take away tensions, heal your body, soul, and spirit.

It’s normal to soak in a hot tub with friends and family but you can take time off to spoil yourself with no distractions from others. To make your time worthwhile in the hot tub you can do some of these fun activities here to relax.

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Fun Things to Do in a Hot Tub All by Yourself

When people think of a hot tub, they simply think of relaxing, rejuvenating, and getting physical therapy for their muscles and sore joints. But there is much more you can do with a hot tub than just therapy.

Here are some things to do in a hot tub when you are alone.

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1).  Listen to Music

There are few things more relaxing than listening to your favorite soothing music in a hot tub. Likely, some spas come with built-in speakers and a Bluetooth connection.

This allows you to connect your favorite music to the system and play it at your own comfort without exposing someone else’s to your horrible taste of music.

floating bluetooth speakers for hot tub

If your hot tub doesn’t have speakers already, you can get a floating hot tub speaker that is specifically built to be safely used in hot tubs, pools, etc.

For soothing music,  that will depend on what kind of music you like. But is important to note that even though you can connect the phone/iPad etc, through Bluetooth, it’s not advisable to take the gadgets in the hot tub.

2). Weight Loss Exercises

Once in a while, we all pick up that unwanted weight we would like to get rid of. Having alone time in the hot tub is one of the perfect times to do exercise and burn off the unwanted calories and it also helps tone your body.
All these go a long way to significantly improve your life. There are many hot tub exercises that you can do to help you loss weight like a calf raise exercise, torso crunch, reverse crunches, and many more.
Here are some exercises that can help improve your weight loss results, muscle tone, flexibility, and overall health.

3). Learning Languages

If you are the type who likes learning different languages, then using the hot tub alone is one of the best times to learn a new language.

Soaking in the tub won’t only relax you but spending like 45 minutes learning a new language will prepare you for your summertime holiday when you decide to travel to a different place.

You can learn the language by listening to videos and it will improve your success in learning it. It will also help in speaking like a native and speed the success of your language goals.


4). Meditation

When we meditate, we inject far-reaching and long-lasting benefits into our lives: We lower our stress levels, we get to know our pain, we connect better, we improve our focus, and we’re kinder to ourselves.

Meditation techniques can vary, but most will have these things in common and the good news is you can do them all in the hot tub as it is a perfect place for meditation:

  • It’s always done in a quiet place with no distractions.

  • You use a comfortable posture – sitting or lying down

  • You focus your attention – on a word or set of words, an object or sound eg. water, music, a body part, or your breath

  • You open your mind, meaning you let thoughts come and go freely without judging or stopping them


5).  Read a Book

A hot tub can be super-relaxing and reading a book while soaking in a hot tub can transport you to another world. You can pick up your favorite fiction book, a memoir, or the latest page-turner and enjoy the cozy feeling of reading in the hot tub.

You will do this with no distraction from others.


6).  Watch a Movie

You can set up your television or a projector at some distance from the hot tub and watch a movie while you are soaking in the warm water. Watching the latest movies can add to the atmosphere.

If you are a movie lover, you can relax in your tub while enjoying your favorite movie. Personally, I think it’s a good one considering I like watching movies.


7). Stargazing

If you are soaking at night, it’s a good time to enjoy stargazing especially when it’s a full moon. Most of us hardly watch the sky at night because we spend our evenings inside the house.

Using the hot tub at night is the perfect time to watch the milky way. This will be best accomplished if you have some good binoculars for stargazing with you.

Sitting in a hot tub at night is a great way to catch the sight of stars in the sky. You can spot constellations in the sky and switch off all the lights in your immediate area to create a serene atmosphere.


8). Take a Phone Call

You may not want to make that phone call into the office at 8 pm, but wouldn’t it be much more enjoyable if you did it while in your Royal Spa. All of a sudden that little annoyance turns out to be a relaxing experience.


Final Thoughts on Things to By Yourself in a Hot Tub

Soaking in a hot tub does not mean you have to sit in hot water and do nothing! You can enjoy all the above-mentioned activities and much more. With some music, food, and games, the number of activities is only limited by your imagination.

Having alone time doesn’t mean you are lonely and need company. Sometimes you actually need that alone time to help you in your self-discovery.

Just make sure you are properly hydrated before entering the hot tub and be sure you are medically safe to use a hot tub.

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