Caldera Press Releases

Scroll through our recent press releases to learn more about Caldera Spas, new design changes, technical innovations and other “press worthy” advancements.

June 02, 2017 – Watkins Wellness Recognized by Toastmasters International

VISTA, California — June 1, 2017 — Watkins Wellness President Steve Hammock, and Sandra Shuda, Vice President of People Strategy & Services, accepted the Corporate Recognition Award from Toastmasters International during a May ceremony at the company’s Vista, California headquarters.

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April 11, 2017 – Watkins Wellness Celebrates Success of Top Dealers ‘The Watkins Way’

Dealers give back to local children during incentive trip to Hawaii
VISTA, Calif. — April 11, 2017 — More than 330 travelers representing the Watkins Wellness™ family of brands traveled to Hawaii in February to celebrate their success and achievements over the past year.

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April 08, 2017 – Combined Pool & Spa Awarded Highest Honor by Caldera® Spas

Combined Pool & Spa was chosen from among all Caldera dealers in North America to receive the most prestigious dealer award from Caldera Spas. The dealership also won the Central Area Dealer of the Year award and the No. 1 Single Store in America award. You can learn more about them at

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July 11, 2016 – Caldera Spas Completely Transforms Utopia Series Spas by Delivering Superior Design to Any Home

Caldera® Spas Completely Transforms Utopia® Series Spas by Delivering Superior Design to Any Home

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Caldera® Spas Celebrates 40th Anniversary

Completely Redesigned Utopia® Spa Line with Exceptional Aesthetics and Performance Commemorates 40 Years in Business

VISTA, Calif., April 5, 2016 – This year marks the 40th anniversary of Caldera Spas, makers of premium spas that deliver health and wellness benefits to users throughout the U.S. and Canada, as well as globally. The company has a proud legacy of innovation of thoughtfully designed, well made hot tubs capable of providing extraordinary wellness benefits to users.

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May 08, 2015 – Caldera® Spa Named Consumers Digest® Best Buy

Paradise® Series Martinique® hot tub recognized for third time

VISTA, Calif., April 2015 – For the third consecutive time, the Caldera Martinique spa has been named a Best Buy by Consumers Digest magazine, who called it “an exceptional value in today’s highly competitive marketplace.”

The magazine highlighted the hot tub’s seating capacity and versatility, specifically its lounger and two hydromassage seats. With ample seating for five adults and a total of 34 jets, the Martinique is designed to deliver targeted therapeutic relief, focusing on massaging one muscle group at a time. The whole-body approach of the spa design delivers a unique Hot Tub Circuit Therapy experience for total body relaxation and everyday renewal.

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February 26, 2015 – Spa & Sauna Company Awarded Highest Honor by Caldera Spas

Vista, CA (February 24, 2015) – The Caldera® Spas Dealer of the Year Award was presented to Spa & Sauna Company of Reno, Nevada, and owners Scott and Shelley Clark at the Caldera Dealer Summit held in Newport Beach, CA, in January. The Spa & Sauna Company was singled out for their excellence in all areas, and specifically for enhancements made in 2014 to their digital marketing programs and their service department.

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August 27, 2014 – Caldera Spas Hot Tub Labor Day Sale

Caldera® Spas Celebrates Labor Day and the Benefits of Spa Ownership with Special Hot Tub Sale and Promotion

VISTA, Calif., AUGUST 29, 2014 – Starting today through September 8, Caldera Spas launches its special Labor Day Spa Sale. This end-of-summer sale from Caldera Spas makes it more convenient and more affordable than ever to own one of the very best hot tubs on the market, a Caldera Spas hot tub.

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August 15, 2014 – National Relaxation Day – August 15

A Helpful Reminder to Reconnect with Family

VISTA, Calif., AUGUST 14, 2014 – It’s the height of summer and families are juggling work, vacation plans and end-of-summer of activities, not to mention paying attention to a growing array of tech gadgets that seem to occupy every waking second of modern existence. With so much activity going on, the August 15 celebration of National Relaxation Day is a timely reminder of the importance of slowing down, taking a break from busy schedules and ever-present technology, and reconnecting with family.

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February 27, 2014 – Combined Pool and Spa Awarded Highest Honor by Caldera Spas

LAS VEGAS, Nev., (February 2014) – How do today’s retailers rise to the top? According to Caldera Spas®, it’s by demonstrating professionalism, perseverance and passion for what they do. This description fits the team at Combined Pool and Spa of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the winner of the 2013 Caldera Spas Dealer of the Year Award. Combined was also lauded for inspiring customers to discover enhanced well-being that can be experienced through daily self-care in a Caldera spa. The award was presented to owner Tom Junck at the 2014 Caldera Dealer Summit held in Las Vegas in January.

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September 01, 2013 – New Caldera spa delivers exceptional value and plug-in ease

So many of us lead over-booked lives these day that it can be tough to focus on healthy habits, such as eating right and exercising regularly. Hot tub hydrotherapy helps busy professionals fit in time for self-care while relaxing in the comfort of their own private backyards. At Caldera Spas, we encourage our hot tub owners to spend just 20-minutes a day in their spa to experience improved well-being—it’s a perfect home addition for people seeking a balanced lifestyle.

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May 16, 2013 – New Caldera Spas Hot Tub Designed for Comfort and Fit

For many people, health and well-being are markers of a life well-lived. With time at a premium for busy professionals and families alike, it’s nice to know that 20-minutes in a Caldera® spa is all it takes to experience exceptional self-care each day. The Makena® hot tub, the newest spa model in the Paradise Series by Caldera Spas, is designed to restore the body and rejuvenate the spirit…

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November 13, 2012 – Interactive Tools Take Online Hot Tub Shopping to a New Level

Caldera Spas announces the launch of its new online platform,, including an expanded tool suite that takes online hot tub shopping to a new level. At the heart of the new website is a commitment to health and wellness, encouraging visitors to embrace lifestyle choices, like hot tub use, that can improve the quality of their lives. The shopping experience at is unlike any other in the hot tub industry because of its unique features and personalized approach.

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November 08, 2011 – Watkins One Millionth Spa Auction Winner Announced

Thirty-four years in the making, Watkins Manufacturing has earned the reputation as the global leader in the hot tub industry. Last month the company proudly announced the significant milestone of producing its 1,000,000th spa. To mark the occasion, Watkins recognized its employees’ significant and ongoing commitment to excellence with celebrations at its manufacturing plants in California and Mexico.

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August 10, 2011 – Caldera Spas Introduces New Open Seat Spa

The makers of Caldera® Spas, known for Pure Comfort®, Pure Performance® and Pure Style®, are pleased to introduce the Vanto® hot tub to the Vacanza® series. The Vanto, as with the entire Vacanza series, offers a fresh approach to the value-priced category, delivering a distinctly stylish spa experience.

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March 13, 2011 – Watkins Manufacturing Taps RV/Marine Veteran as Vice President of Sales and Marketing, North America

Watkins Manufacturing, the leading maker of portable hot tubs worldwide, hired Ryan Sessler as the company’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing, North America. Sessler brings sixteen years of RV/Marine experience to his new role with Watkins.

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March 31, 2009 – The New Cantabria Hot Tub from Caldera Spas Delivers Healthy Recession Therapy

The makers of Caldera Spas, known for Pure Comfort®, Pure Performance® and Pure Style®, are pleased to introduce an all-new flagship spa, the Cantabria® hot tub. The new Cantabria hot tub is a real head-turner, with a stunning design and soothing features. And, it delivers exceptional hydromassage therapy.

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