Barefoot Spas 88LP highly recommended


Reviewed by: Roland from Waltham, MA
Rating: 5.0
Barefoot 88LP Review
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Barefoot Spas 88LP
Barefoot Spas 88LP highly recommended
Barefoot Spas 88LP
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I bought a hot tub online on wayfair last year and it didn’t do the job. There was not enough power in the hot tub the way it was built. There was also not enough jets, and it was really uncomfortable when sitting in it trying to relax. These are all very important things! It was our first hot tub, and we did get some use out of it, but we decided we were ready for an upgrade.

We made the decision to spend the money on a Barefoot and make that upgrade happen. The difference between my Barefoot and the wayfair spa (I cant remember the name) is night and day! It was a major upgrade in every aspect. We have 70 something jets in our new one. The spa has 3 HUGE jet pumps, an ozonator that almost completely takes out the use of chlorine, and the best part, neck and shoulder massage! This was a huge upgrade for us compared to what we had. I shopped around quite a bit. After reading reviews on the 88LP, we decided to make the investment. It really is an amazing hot tub. We highly recommend for the reasons listed above which I will expand upon now.

Jet pumps:

The size of the jet pumps should be all you need to know here! We are literally blown away by the jet pressure. Compared to our first one with dual 2 hp pumps, a total of 15 hp is more than one step above.


Barefoot spas calls there ozone system “Ozo”. Apparently they have this patented. My wife researched it. I still don’t understand completely how it works, but the point is… It works! We hardly put any chemicals in the spa. When we drain and refill (Which we don’t do often), I put some shock in there. Occasionally, I add some PH up as well, but that is really only when we first fill it. Once we get the water balanced, it for the most part stays that way. I’m fine with adding a little balancer, and even a small amount of chlorine sock from time to time. I’m not fine with having to take a shower when I get out like I did with my old one due to the excess of chlorine and other chemical residue on my skin. My wife actually stopped using it because she had a reaction.


In the 88LP, there is a seat designed specifically for neck and shoulder massage. This feature is absolutely incredible! I am 6’2″, and in my old hot tub, half of my body was sticking out. I had to slouch down to get the jets on my shoulders. Now, I sit in the corner seat, and the jets shoot directly down on the top of my shoulders and there is one jet for the back of my neck. I’m telling you, this feature is a must have if you deal with neck pain like I do. I constantly have tension there throughout the day, ad when I get in the spa, it is instant relief. I read about hot tubs for use as medical treatment. I never really bought in to it, and I don’t have any medical issues aside from every day stress, but I do have a decrease in the amount of tension in my neck now. It’s not only when I use the spa, but also the following day. I am now a true believer in hot tub therapy to say the least, and that is all thanks to the neck and shoulder massage in the 88LP!!! I wish I could rate higher than 5 stars!!!!

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4 Replies to “Barefoot Spas 88LP highly recommended”

  1. I strongly recommend NOT getting the one from Wayfair! It was a complete piece of junk. We thought it would be good since it was our first hot tub. I guess we learned a lot, but that’s really all we got. 6 months, and 4k later we upgraded to the Barefoot spa 88LP which is an amazing hot tub. DO NOT go cheap even if it’s your first.

    About the energy usage. It was high. I never figured the exact amount. I learned when you have a 110 connection, the heater run all the time. It runs up your electric bill too. I’m guessing we paid around $100 a month extra to run that POS!

    Are you thinking about Barefoot? I can give you my salesman’s number. His name is Dan. He is really good, and he knows a lot about hot tubs. I talk to him all the time. I’ve already referred a few people to him. He has a connection with the barefoot spas factory, so he gets a really good deal wholesale. He’ll take care of you. Let me know!


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