Seats 8 Adults

9' x 7'7" x 38"

74 Jets

FreshWater™ Salt System

The Cantabria hot tub, by Caldera Spas, comfortably fits 8 adults and features the UltraMassage® lounge with the customizable UltraMasseuse® System. This jetting system will make you feel like royalty. Create your personal spa experience with six different jet sequences and three speeds.

STYLE SELECTOR | *Click the swatch icons below to view color combinations

Avante™ Cabinet Colors





Arctic White


White Pearl

Tuscan Sun

Midnight Canyon


Arctic White


White Pearl

Tuscan Sun

Midnight Canyon


Arctic White

White Pearl

Tuscan Sun

Midnight Canyon

(Actual colors may differ from on screen representation. Please see your local dealer to verify)

star rating

“I have owned several hot tubs and by far the Cantabria has been the best I have ever had. Between the energy efficiency and comfortability, you can’t go wrong….love it!!!”

JH | Maryland

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The Cantabria is truly the ‘Best-of-the Best’…style, comfort, ease of maintenance, and luxury are all the qualities of this spa.

Daddyoh | Berkeley County, VW

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“Outsanding quality, very easy to maintain crystal clear water. Have had now for 6 months use it almost every day. Pumps are quiet and very powerful. Up keep is low due to the chemicals needed.”

Mark59 | Reno, NV

Cantabria Jet Systems

Seat or lounge (varies by model) for neck, shoulder and middle back massage.

A contoured pillow cradles your head while specialized, above-the-water-line jets focus on neck and shoulders.

Multiple jets focus on large muscles in your back. Select models work on wrists and calves.

A unique jet configuration relieves tension and pain in your back’s lumbar region.

These jets provide a deep, penetrating massage to thighs, knees, calves and feet (Two in most Utopia® models).

In Niagara, Geneva and Cantabria these jets work an often overlooked stress point and enhance movement there.

In Utopia® models they work on muscles in the lower leg.

Jets stimulate and revive the muscles in your feet that bear your full weight all day.

Anchors and holds you in place while powerful jets work on sore muscles.

FreshWater Salt System

Salt System

Every Utopia Series spa is ready to use with our simple and intuitive FreshWater Salt System that generates chlorine from salt, keeping water clean and fresh up to three times longer than any other system.

Avante Cabinetry


Our Utopia Series spas feature the beautiful and multi-dimensional Avante all-climate cabinetry, a durable material that will withstand harsh weather elements. Available in Sand, Slate and Brownstone.

Advent Touchscreen Control

Touchscreen Control

Your daily hydrotherapy experience is easily managed with our intuitive Advent control panel which gives you complete control over water temperature, jet systems and ambient lighting effects.

360° View

Drag the toggle left or right to see a detailed, 360-degree view of the spa seating, jet placement, spa shell and cabinet.

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Tech Specs


8 Adults


9' x 7'7" x 38" / 274cm x 231cm x 97cm


615 gallons / 2325 liters


1310 lbs. / 595 kg


7840 lbs. / 3560 kg


74 Total Jets


1 Atlas® Neck Massage, 56 Euro jets, 7 VersaSage® jets, 4 AdaptaSsage® jets, 4 Euro-Pulse® jets, 2 OrbiSsage® jets and 1 Euphoria® jet


FreshWater Salt System Ready


6 Jetting Sequences; 3 Speeds


3 ReliaFlo® Pumps; 2 Dual-Speed 2.5 HP (5.2BHP) & 1 Single-Speed 2.5HP (5.2 BHP)


Advent® LCD Touchscreen Control with Auxiliary panel & UltraMasseuse Panel


EnergyPro®Circulation Pump


EnergyPro® Titanium Heater (4,000 Watts)


230v/50 amp or 70 amp


GFCI Sub-panel (50 amp) included


100 sq. ft. filter


(Optional) Corona Discharge Ozone


2 Acquarella® Waterfalls with LED lighting


SpaGlo® Multi-Zone LED Lighting including 14 Points-of-Interior Lights and 4 Corner Exterior Lights


Fully-insulated with FiberCor® material, 2 lb. density, CEC-compliant


Large acrylic logo plate with On/Ready indicator light


ABS Base Pan


3.5" to 2.5" tapered, 2 lb.-density foam core


White Pearl, Platinum, Tuscan Sun, Arctic White, Midnight Canyon


Avante Cabinet


Brownstone, Slate, Sand


(Included) ProLift® III Cover Lifter


Chocolate, Slate, Taupe


Curved front skirt


(Optional) Wireless Bluetooth® Sound System, Wireless TV


(Optional) Avante Step in Brownstone, Slate, & Sand





Cantabria Reviews

Cantabria is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 107.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from system shut down i just recently purchsed the spa and in the middle of winter it shut down and i had a service call to basically deice the system at a cost of $350. it has shut off one other time in the middle of winter but i was able to restart the system. i previously owned a much cheaper spa from jacuzzi tubs and never had this issue. very disappointed son far with this spa. no expalnation on why it shut off but just some theories.
Date published: 2013-04-08
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not overly impressed For the money, this hot tub has not impressed me. Two panels are already popping off, the jets will routinely fluctuate for no apparent reason, the individual area knobs come off very easy, and it's confusing why some of the seat jets will be on but others not at all. No follow up from Caldera that I am aware of to ensure satisfaction.
Date published: 2018-08-28
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Poor Quality It took 6 months to get A leak fixed. Now the jet covers are popping off.
Date published: 2016-06-30
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Quality not as expected The tub is nice. Within the first few months the covers for the jets are now coming off and the jets don't always spin.
Date published: 2016-06-29
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Don"t buy there spas I bought a Caldera I live in Oregon Im forced to use one dealer for warranty repairs that is the worst in every way possible. Dont Buy
Date published: 2016-12-09
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Bad experience Hello , i want to share my bad experience to buy a hot tube brand , in 2013 i buy a hot tube model cantabria utopia series for holyday house in san diego, so really used very little, maybe some 15 times since buy it, today, strips water stoppers jets are unglued and controls turning to regulate pressure also ,service after sales company where to buy it has been very bad, i went to look and shop miramar road where you buy me and never had disappeared reported, i hope the brand make me the answers to all these problems
Date published: 2016-10-07
Rated 1 out of 5 by from More trouble than its value... We have had nothing but issues with this spa since we purchased it.
Date published: 2016-06-29
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Cantabria Bust I know a Hot Tub loses heat, I know I live in the Midwest, I know it is outside but....I purchased my WARM Tub in October of last year. I have had a shell crack, yes they fixed it, I have had lights go out, yes they fixed it, I have lost handles, yes they fixed them, you starting to see a pattern. The biggest issue I have is heat! If the temperature is below 20 degrees Fahrenheit it loses heat fast and by fast I mean 1 to 2 degrees every 15 minutes. I have talked to my dealer and he says they can do nothing. Please be aware if you want a Hot Tub and are going to have it outside you will get 30 minutes maximum of Hot Tub time, then you get WARM time and then will be forced to get out because it gets downright cold! They have said it is an efficiency heater trying to be more green…I just want a heater that keeps my Hot Tub hot I will do anything for that!!
Date published: 2014-09-23
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not as Expected Purchased and delivered July 2014. I am not a fan of the Cantabria. From the delivery process, which was unprofessional, to the end user experience this tub does not add up to all the hype about it being the top of the line model. I am not 100% convinced that other models of Caldera spas are any better. We have had issues with water quality, jets continually popping off or not rotating every time we use the tub, problems with the audio system, and even "programming/firmware" versions not being the latest. The diverter valves are hard to turn and the waterfalls continually drip water even if the valves are turned off. I have yet to find a seat in this large tub that I can call my favorite and I will be the first to admit that I should have wet tested this model before purchasing. I wish I could rate the entire experience of owning this tub better but I cannot as I'm truly disappointed.
Date published: 2014-09-05
Cantabria is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 107.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Enjoyment Enjoy our spa at least 3-4 evenings a week Joint pain is relieved greatly. One of the best purchases we have made.
Date published: 2013-04-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Superior Relaxation & Quality We purchased our Caldera Cantabria Spa approx. 11mos ago and enjoy it on a daily basis. The spa has exceeded our expectations. Excellent quality, attention to detail and superior relaxation, great job Caldera!
Date published: 2013-04-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Changed our nights We love our caldera cantabria hot tub it has changed our nights, instead of going out or watching TV we relax and soak in our tub and hit the bed with a great night sleep. We did a lot of research and looking before buying our hot tub and found that caldera was the tub for us no gimmicks like other hot tub company's like removable jet packs or tons of jets that are not needed. The cantabria has a lot of power if you want it or you can dial it down , as far as efficiency it doesn't cost us anything like what a pool would and we keep our temperature at 100° all winter and it stays there. There is plenty of room for people when we get company and every seat does something a little different for your body. The ridge on the floor for your feet was a nice touch and works well. The lighting in the tub is very adjustable if you want a lot of light or just a little and you can change the color. We have no cons with our hot tub everything performs as it is supposed to. Thanks for the great product.
Date published: 2013-04-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from We Love Our Cantabria! The Cantabria was a little more money that we wanted to spend but it was well worth it. Getting in this hot tub is an absolute treat every time. The jets make it feel like a massage. The different seats enable you to get the kinks out of every muscle in your body and relax. During the holidays when we had many guests, the abundant room in the hot tub was very welcome. I can't say enough good things about this model. The wireless music is an added bonus and easy to use.
Date published: 2013-04-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love my Cantabria Spa! I traded in my Geneva spa for something larger and got the Cantabria. It is as beautiful as it is functional. Everyone who sees it or gets in it wants one. I even have friends who text me to ask if they can be waiting in the spa when I get home. The spa also helps me to relax and solved my problem with not being able to fall asleep quickly. You will love this spa.
Date published: 2013-04-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A little slice of heaven I have had my spa almost a year now and love it the same as day one. Plenty of seating and massage options, great power and nice touches with the dual waterfall and LED lights.
Date published: 2012-05-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Home Investment Yet Outsanding quality, very easy to maintain crystal clear water. Have had now for 6 months use it almost every day. Pumps are quiet and very powerful. Up keep is low due to the chemicals needed.
Date published: 2011-12-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Truly Remarkable Piece of Equipment We originally purchased a Hot Springs Grandee and within two weeks, traded it in on a Caldera Cantabria - same parent company for both (Watkins). Used "Crystal Pools" in Central Pennsylvania - they are a "top-notch" Retailer with excellent customer service. The difference between the two spas were like night and day. The Cantabria is truly the "Best-of-the Best" - the Cadillac of Hot Tubs. Style, comfort, ease of maintenance, and luxury are all the qualities of this spa. I selected the "Sterling Marble" shell and "Merlot"cabinet. At night, the lights reflect off of the Sterling Marble and it is absolutely beautiful. The contoured seats are so comfortable and no matter where you sit in the spa, there is a place for your feet to keep you "in the seat". The jets are strategically placed for all parts of your body (legs, thighs, calfs, back, neck, wrists, and especially the feet) and you can adjust the pressure to your liking. The "massage" lounge is heaven. Controls are easy to use. I look for many years of relaxation in this spa. I love the size and so do my six grandchildren. You get what you pay for and the Cantabria is top-of-the-line and AWESOME! Thank You !
Date published: 2011-10-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Magical Escape My Cantabria Caldera spa is nothing less than magical. Each and every time I use it I am less stressed, muscle soreness fades and ultimate relaxation is achieved. There are some issues with energy consumption but that might have been due to the misleading info of my sales rep. The service calls for the warranty are also charged to me when I assumed that under warranty means no costs. There have also been issues with the remote and sound system but the overall use and ease of maintenance are superb!
Date published: 2011-08-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Best Spa Ever !!! lots of room powerful jets ease to care for the best spa do not settle for less I Love it !!!
Date published: 2011-05-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from relaxing in KY Our spa could only have been better if I had been better educated about taking care of it. Once I learned the essentials of spa care, keeping the water sparkling is now easy. Very low maintenance compared to a pool. Kids love it, we keep the temperature about 100/101 so not too hot for them. It's a nice way to end the day.
Date published: 2011-05-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good product Great product Needs more insulation against winter weather 0uter panels very brittle Other than that, a excellent product
Date published: 2018-08-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love it! When the spa was delivered only the delivery men showed up. No salesmen or advisers to show us the correct way to start it up and care for it. I had to learn the hard way. I asked the men that delivered the spa if they knew how to get it going and one of the guys said just throw a cup of liquid bleach in it. Bad idea since you're not supposed to put any liquid anything in there. They didn't know where to position the spa. They put it so close to the house that my husband didn't have enough room to put the cover lift on. One year later and I can finally go in when I'm home alone. I couldn't lift it alone. We each should get a tee shirt. Sometimes a couple of adjustment nob covers come off and are floating in the spa. For the price I don't think this should happen. The water can be hard to adjust at times. We also never got the net that goes over the hose. I saw it the day it was delivered, but then it disappeared. They sent the wrong steps. We did not have a good salesman. He didn't help us at all. I noticed a bonus on their website that said if you buy a spa you get a free stereo. We didn't even pay for our spa yet and they wouldn't even stand by what the website said. Overall it's a beautiful spa and we love. The company could have and should have treated us much better. Again we should at least both get a tee shirt xl thank you, Denise
Date published: 2016-07-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Spa Review The multi-function control unit is not user friendly for lighting and self cleaning modes. The frogger bromine unit never puts enough bromine in the water so it has to be added every week manually. The control panel should have the ability to electronically flip the screen so you can use it from inside of the tub verses the outside. Too much air leakage noise from the valves.
Date published: 2016-07-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love My Cantabria After more than one year, I have not regreted having a spa and a nice, big-good-looking one like the Cantabria is a great choice. It has 7 or 8 seats and each one provides a slightly different massage experience. The big jet that shoot from the bottom is great to massage my legs after a long bike ride... I love it. I also like the big size because it allows me to float fully extended which is a nice way to look at the stars. Maintenance is easy and I have been able to keep water quality within range without obsessive care. Keeping the Alkalinity up-at the right level has been the biggest issue. The nicest thing is that the guys from La Costa Pool and Spa are always willing to answer any questions (great dealer). I have a problem with a siding board splitting from what I suspect is excessive heat or sun (side facing the sun) but a replacement has been order. However it's taking some time to get the part replace, but it is not a big deal. The spa still works fine.
Date published: 2016-06-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great tub!!! Great hot tub. Great features, easy to use and maintain. The only negative is the poorly designed speaker system that comes with the sound system.
Date published: 2016-06-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Muscle Relaxer I have had the spa for just about two years now and have not regretted purchasing it. The pressure from the jets is amazing, my wife and kids have to turn them down because it's just too much for them. It has helped tremendously with my lower back pain. If I go three days without sitting in the spa my back will let me know that it is over due for a spa treatment.
Date published: 2015-08-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great tub Terrible Cover The tub is a phenomenal experience. We have had it for 3 hears and it is a joy to relax in. The worst part is the cover. It started to fall apart in the first three months. It is almost useless after all this time. After the first 50 days the handle on the front began to rip off. A replacement was ordered but the seller said the company did not warranty the cover after 3p days. A replacement was going to cost $1500. I use a tarp and decided to build a gazebo instead. Great tub worthless cover.
Date published: 2015-07-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great for aches & pains! We have had our Cantabria about 9 months now and use it everyday. We live in the northeast and were very glad we placed it inside a gazebo this past winter so we didn't have to keep shoveling it out! It recently developed a leak in the piping under the lounge seat which our dealer (Treat's Pools) came out and thankfully was able to fix without having to take it out of the gazebo. It advertises that it seats 8 people but I would never try that because if you keep the water level above the jets and put 8 people in it the water will overflow. I have arthritis and really like the low settings on the jets. The high setting can be too painful at times. I only wish the lounge seat came with a low setting because I originally thought that would be my favorite seat but found I can only stand the forceful jets for a few minutes. There are so many options in seats though you will definitely find a favorite or two. I will say the knobs for the jets are very confusing and we still can't figure out what the 3 knobs closest to the control panel actually do. Most of the time it is just my husband and I in the tub and we move from seat to seat to get the full effect of all the jets. I don't know how I lived without one for so long and I am so glad that I chose this over an in ground pool. We are still working out the chemicals. It came with chlorine chemicals which were inexpensive and very easy to use but you had to put it in every day and it gave me a rash. We have switched to Bacquaspa chemicals and they are more expensive, and much more confusing because there are so many of them. It seems like we are always breathing in their fumes when the jets are on also and it took a while adjusting them so we didn't get sore throats every time we went in. I'm thinking the next time we empty it we will try the Bromine that is supposed to be used with it and a water softener. The dealer had told us our electric bill would increase about $30 a month using it everyday and that might be true if you only run it on the clean cycle for 10 minutes a day. We like to stay in it for 20 to 30 minutes each night so our bill runs about $75 more a month. It also depends on the temperature setting which we kept at 102 in the winter and only lowered it to 100 now that it's warming up outside. Overall, we are very happy with our purchase and believe we have one of the best hot tubs on the market!
Date published: 2015-07-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Warranty Over but still love the spa We love our hot tub. We've had it for 7 years now. Of course, after warranty it begins to have issues. First the circulator pump broke. We ordered a new one and put it in ourselves. Luckily my husband has the knowledge and skills to do it. A month later pump #2 (2 speed pump) began leaking. The bearings are bad. Since we are currently unemployed, we can't order the $500 pump. My husband disconnected the power to the second pump so we can still use it. They should have an extended warranty or give discounts on service and parts after the original warranty expires.
Date published: 2015-06-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Cantabria Excellent quality and easy to maintain. This was a great investment and something that we will use for many years!
Date published: 2015-06-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Jet Rings amd Heater Awesome spa! Looking forward to the permanent fix for the jet rings that keep coming off, very annoying. Only negative is the heater shuts down when all the jets are in use, including the lounge. Trying to get a fix for this but it seems like poor engineering. We run the spa at capacity quite a bit and it's not too pleasant to have the temperature start dropping. Stay tuned.
Date published: 2015-02-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Spa, With Room for Improvement We love our Catabria spa. The lounger is my favorite seat, but my wife loves the Ecstasy seat, with the shoulder jets that keep you planted firmly underwater. I will say that the spa still has room for improvement, especially at such a high price (compared to other companies). There have been little airjet covers that will occasionally come off, but we're good at figuring out where they go, and they snap back into place. And no matter how wide we open the Bromine FROG cartridges, our test strips always say that we're low on Bromine. All in all, we're happy, but we could have also used a walkthrough. If Caldera put up "Getting to know your spa" videos on YouTube (or directed where to find such videos) that showed you what each knob and button does, that would be extremely helpful. We've recommended this spa to friends and family, and we'll continue to do so.
Date published: 2014-10-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from relaxation! All seats in hot tub are different, yet each one is great and hits a different part of your body.
Date published: 2014-09-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice spa Very roomy with many option for seating. We have had and issue with the stand pipe not being installed properly and a minor control panel issue. The dear we purchased our spa from came and took care of the issues - however our water bill felt the effect of draining and filling 2 times to get the issues corrected. The lights, music, and water falls make for a great experience.
Date published: 2014-09-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from We Love Our Hot Tub Spacious for up to 8 adults, we do not feel like we are too crowded. The kids love the large size and waterfalls!!
Date published: 2014-09-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Vacation at home We love our spa, it is spacious for having guests over and intimate enough for a quiet evening for two! Easy maintenance, easy filter access. My husband is tall and the seats are not quite deep enough for him compared to a bullfrog, but we really liked the layout and versatility of the spa arrangement. The kids love the waterfalls that light up at night!
Date published: 2013-04-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Cantebria Tub in Colorado Its a very nice tub, but its over priced. I have had a few problems with the Icast system as well as some of the spinning jets, they dont spin as well as I think they should. Its a large tub and can really fit a lot of people, or allow 2 or 3 to really stretch out and get comfortable. The water care is a piece of cake! My biggest dissapointment has been the qualtity of the cover, its a split cover with only 4 corner fasteners. I live in Colorado where the wind blows, so I regularly have to set 4 35 pound bricks on the cover to hold it tight so I dont get a lot of dirt in the tub. I would reccomend that Caldera take another crack at designing a better cover system for this big tub. I realize it probably has to be split, but you could easily add 10 anchors to the cover and it would hold tight much better. The hold down design is a little iffy as well, in the winter the condensation ices them up and they are nearly impossible to unfasten. Requiring a lot of extra work thawing them out when you just want to uncover the tub and get in.
Date published: 2012-05-12
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Disappointed with hot tub Disappointed with the construction of the hot tub. The side panels are held together with Velcro. They popped off and the dealer had to screw them in altering the appearance. One of the Jets fell off and I had to pop it back on. One of the handle knob fell off and I had to put that back on. Our exterior lights do not stay on as programmed. They are always needing to be reprogrammed. Disappointed in this product.
Date published: 2017-10-27
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not a hot tub time machine... In all seriousness, this is a fairly well designed tub. The downside is the first one the shell cracked even with the cover always on it, the the side panel has warped twice under partial exposure to sun as my tub is half sunken in my deck. The jets are nice but the caps keep coming off easily. And the new replacement tub's speaker system is far from as good as the one I had originally bought, where the audio quality of that system was a large reason why I chose the tub over others. The company is taking a long time to address a new issue in having with the replacement tub. Panel buckling, micro speaker cracklings...
Date published: 2015-06-23
Cantabria is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 107.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best purchase ever! We couldn't decide if we wanted a pool or a hot tub!! We chose a hot tub and we are happy with our decision. We now have grandchildren and don't worry about them falling in the water!! We love to relax in it almost every night. In the summer, we just keep the water warm and enjoy it just as much!! I also enjoyed it after receiving chemo treatments!! It really helped with the achy side effects from chemo!!
Date published: 2015-07-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 1st Time Hot Tub Owners We bought our Caldera Cantabria (2010 model) in September 2011 after having bought a new home. As we approach the 4 year anniversary of our purchase, and as first time hot tub owners, I would have to say we have been VERY pleased with this significant purchase. Our Cantabria has proven to be reliable over the course wildly varied weather conditions (scorching hot summers and cold/snowing winters). When we did have a problem with the circulation pump, it was replaced quick (and without cost) as part of the comprehensive warranty. At the end of the day (literally), we love finishing our long days with a glass (or two) of wine, while the hot tub pampers us and takes us away from our sometimes hectic daily lives. The best feedback I can give is this...I have NEVER regretted making the purchase!
Date published: 2015-07-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Our Getaway at Home! My wife and I love our Cantabria hot tub! It is so relaxing and inviting after a stressful day, and we emerge from our soak feeling refreshed and renewed. We bought a floor model that had the sound system installed - and we are so glad we did. Before our purchase we were thinking the built-in bluetooth speakers would be a not so important add-on, but we use them every time to listen to our favorite local station playing blues and soul music! Add a couple of glasses of wine and we are at the Spa!! Nothing better!
Date published: 2015-07-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Answer to Enjoying Your Spa Experience We love our Caldera Cantabria. We have had it for two years and it keeps running, flawlessly, No problems at all. The water purification system is easy to use. And with all the options for seats and jets, you can every sore spot on your body a nice massage! This is the third spa we have owned over the past 28 years and it is by far the best one!
Date published: 2015-07-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Cantabria is the Cadillac of spas. Ever since we purchased our Cantabria spa we have loved it. From just a casual soak to healing sore muscles, this spa will do it for you. Also love the lighting and built in Bluetooth system and speakers for music. It has been a pleasure to own thus far and we look forward to many happy years of use.
Date published: 2015-07-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE LOVE LOVE it what more can I say? The best thing in Minnesota is grabbing a beverage in the evenings, and slipping into the warm waters of your hot tub with the snow falling down!
Date published: 2015-06-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Zinful place My family and I love our Cantabria hot tub. We are a family of 4 and we love it. My husband and I use it the most, my 9 year old uses it as a pool/tub basically for play and my 14 year old loves it for sore legs after soccer games. I am a runner and exercise a lot and use it for sore muscles as well as a place to relax all year round. We got it in the fall and used it through the winter. It was perfect in the spring and now that its hot summer, we use it as well either early in the morning or at night when the temps are cooler. It benefits you year round. I'm so glad we got the Cantabria vs a smaller one, because we can spread out and have other people over to use as well. The cleaning and upkeep of it is easy. Its my zin place after a stressful long day looking up at the stars in the sky is amazing. Watching the sky change in the warm water is so relaxing.
Date published: 2015-06-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from We Love Our Cantabria We love our Cantabria hot tub. Water care is so easy. The 5 different spa seats are wonderful to choose from. The lounge is perfect. We love the sequencer on the lounge. The lighting system is good. The sound system is great. I wish the fountains were controlled by their own pump so that you could turn them on without having any jets going. We never use the air jets because it is too forceful. Kind of wish the air jet pump had an adjustment on it so that you could reduce power of it. Some fine bubbles would be much better than the force of the full air pump. We would highly recommend this hot tub.
Date published: 2015-06-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Hot Tub! We purchased this tub two years ago and couldn't be happier! After a long day a good soak feels great on the back and on the feet. Several jets target different muscles on different seats. The lounge chair has pre-programmed jet cycles which are quite powerful. Two waterfall jets add to aesthetics along with cycling lights of different colors. Best use was in the height of a very cold winter, but water temperature can be lowered for use in the summer so that it can be used year round . The attached cover is a plus and isn't too heavy to open or close with one hand.
Date published: 2015-06-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A luxuray hot tub We got rid of our pool and bought this Hot tub and could not be happier. We are now in our 50s and the hot tub is a much better match to our lifestyle - We enjoy it almost every evening and enjoy how relaxing it is after working a full day.
Date published: 2015-06-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best investment ever After two years the Hot tub is running smoothly and no issues from the beginning. The service was beyond excellent from dealer service tech (Paul D) and from Watkins. First class all around. It is a showcase for others who come for a visit they all don't stop talking about it. Well done.
Date published: 2015-03-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cantabria Hot Tub Overall this is a very nice hot tub. It fits our family of 4 quite comfortably and is very relaxing. The lounger works just about all parts of the body and the programmed settings allow for a deeper massage for different parts of the body. The Bluetooth capability for music makes it very enjoyable. We love the lighting and the ease of maintenance on this hot tub. The only negative about this hot tub is the hand jet covers seem to pop off rather easily during use and very often.
Date published: 2014-11-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ultimate Hot Tub for Entertaining Guests My husband and I purchased the Caldera Utopia Cantabria back in March 2014, and we're still using it numerous times per week. This is the ultimate hot tub for entertaining guests! It can comfortably seat 8 people, but we've managed to have up to 10 people in it at times. There are so many settings so based on your mood or needs, you can relax in a variety of different seats from the UltraMassage Lounge (best for taller people as shorter people tend to float out of this seat when the jets are on) to the EcstaSeat in the corner where you can relax after a long day of work (it has jets for your feet, back, palms, calves, and neck)! The larger jets can be rotated to control how much water pressure is used because sometimes you just want a gentle jet of water pulsing into your back and sometimes you want lots of jets so it's easy to adjust to exactly what you want. The lights are great for evenings. And the 2 waterfalls are a favorite feature for both adults and especially children (who love to splash around in the falls)! We also purchased the sound system upgrade so we can play music while relaxing in the spa - this was definitely a great add on and worth the extra expense because it's wireless so you can play music from your phone or computer right to the hot tub. With all the amazing aspects of this hot tub come a few words of advice: "normal" usage is 2 people per night for 10-15 minutes. If you are like us and you use the hot tub for an hour or more each time and you also plan to invite the neighbors or have hot tub parties, then you will need to use more chemicals than what the Spa Frog water care system can provide so you'll need to add a few extra teaspoons or tablespoons after each heavy use (4 people for an hour) and you'll actually have to add at least a tablespoon of chlorinating concentrate (or similar chemical) to keep your bromine/chlorine at proper levels or you'll find you'll be emptying and refilling your tub more often than you'd like. And you will also likely encounter the issue of over-foaming, which is caused when the jets are on high and detergents (whether shampoo or body wash or just leftover detergent in bathing suits) creates a ton of foam on top of the water. Kids love it, but it can become annoying so you may want to use a little defoamer to keep the bubbles down. Rinsing off both yourself and rinsing bathing suits on rinse cycle before entering the hot tub will also help keep the bubbles to a minimum. But it's well worth the effort to have this hot tub and it is one of the best purchases we have made! And if you have concerns about the energy efficiency of this model, we were shocked to find that our energy bills did not go up nearly as much as we thought they would - this is one very energy efficient model if it's properly maintained (yes, even in the winter - we enjoyed what we dubbed "snow tubbing" earlier this year). The entire tub is very well insulated, including the cover, which is made out of marine-grade materials, so as long as you cover the tub when it's not being used and keep the temperature constant, your energy consumption will be minimized. We had the electrician install the 50 amp and 20 amp breaker so we could run the jets and the heat pump at the same time. Finally, it is very easy and quick to empty the tub, clean it, and refill it. The reheating part may take up to one full day to get the water up to temperature in the winter, but overall, it takes only a couple of hours to slowly empty and clean the tub and then about 1.5 hours to fill an empty tub. In the end, we absolutely love our Cantabria hot tub and would definitely recommend it to anyone considering a larger hot tub that can accommodate many guests. Our only issue is trying to fend off friends and family who want to visit all the time (we believe just to use our hot tub)! haha
Date published: 2014-10-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from vacation at home Love having a retreat right outside my back door. This is a great spa... easy to take care of water and you do not notice it on your energy bills. Last year we had a polar vortex and never had a problem with the spa.
Date published: 2014-09-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great tub No service after Sale I bought my Hot tub in July of 2013. It works great but I had some cosmetic issues with the side panel coming off. I contacted the San Antonio company I bought it from and they said they would check with the manufacturing company. It is now 9 months later and they still have not fixed the tub. I am very disappointed in Sweet water Hot tubs in San Antonio ,Texas. I do not recommend anybody use this company . Sincerely Dr. Nelson
Date published: 2014-09-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from wonderful spa would choose it again and have suggessted it to all of our friends and family
Date published: 2014-09-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is the One to Get! This is a great a spa. After owning it for three months I could not think of getting anything smaller in size or features. The one thing to note is that if you're tall the lounger might not be a perfect fit. I'm 6'5" and the lounger is not quite where I'd like it to be. The jets in the spa are great. I have a had two previous back surgeries and purchased the spa to help with discomfort and lower back pain. This spa has been a huge help reducing pain levels and relaxing sore muscles. The spa is easy to operate and maintain. has great features, and if you like a lot of jets I don't know that I've seen a better spa out there... and I've looked a lot.
Date published: 2014-09-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful Experience I have owned my Caldera Cantabria for 4 years now and have not experienced one problem. The tub is very comfortable and large enough for you and your friends to stretch out. I live in Reno which is very cold during the winter and I keep my spa at 101 degrees year around with very little difference on my electric bill. I use my tub daily and would highly recommend a Caldera Spa to anyone who is in the market for a Spa.
Date published: 2014-09-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent with minor quality issues Our Cantabria spa is probably the best investment we've ever made to our backyard - we use it daily and it works wonders. Unfortunately there is a quality issue with our EuroJets - after each session there are 1-6 laying in the bottom of the tub. The local dealer is going to have to glue them on with silicone the next time we drain it. Other than that it has been an awesome experience.
Date published: 2014-09-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from First time owner LOVING it. Working through some kinks ABSOLUTELY LOVE THIS HOT-TUB!!! I am working through some water issues. I will get there. Have a couple of issues with the heads to jest falling off repeatedly and one of my speakers won't come up. For a tub that costs this much I expect these things not to happen in first month. Don't get me wrong though I LOVE it. As long as I get these small issues resolved I would give this 5 stars all around.
Date published: 2014-09-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from None better! We purchased the this model this Spring because of my husband's back injury and its therapeutic value. Having been in hotel hot tubs I was not real enthusiastic about it and felt that I would only give it a try to please my husband. I'm now a believer! Other hot tubs bubble hot water around you but the Caldera spa tub can actually do a very effective deep muscle massage. The lounger is extremely powerful and has several settings for a custom massage. We use it almost nightly for the last 5 months. We did enclose it in a gazebo, placed a spa bar inside, and bought tall candle pillars to light in the evening. It has a summer setting to save cost, and the chemical guidelines are located under the filter lid. I can not truly give the highest rating for energy efficiency, I do not know how much it costs to run as it is summer and we have our air conditioning on 24/7. I hate to say this but my husband was right. It is worth every dime.
Date published: 2014-09-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Spa! Despite some startup software bugs, we are extremely happy with this spa. The issues were fixed under warranty and efficiently by the dealer. Our purchasing experience was pleasant at Home Escapes in Reston, VA. Rosanne patiently answered all of our questions and has kept in touch to ensure we are satisfied. Dave the owner has been great too. We purchased our tub in time to have it installed before Christmas. We have the tub installed on our patio, so we enjoy the stars and snowfall when we are tubbing. We love that every seat in this tub fits the both of us. While we didn't need a big tub, the size of the Cantabria comes in very handy when we have visitors. Care of the tub is easy with simple cartridge and filter changes plus the typical weekly shock and water testing. Based on our current experience, we will highly consider replacing the tub with another Caldera Spa when the time comes.
Date published: 2014-09-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from We Love our Caldera Spa!! Our entire family enjoys our Caldera Cantabria Spa! We enjoy it as a family, the kids have friends over and my wife and I have our time too! The variety of the seats and jet arrangements make it a treat to move between locations to make sure everything is covered! Maintenance and high water quality is simple! The cartridge chemical system and the large filter take only a few minutes each week. The water quality is the best we have experienced!
Date published: 2014-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worth the Money! Although the Cantabria was a little more money than we wanted to spend, it was worth it. There are so many different combinations of jets and a good variety of seats. We absolutely love our spa!
Date published: 2014-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from absolutely worth it Excellent spa , very comfortable, ergonomically correct love the changing color lights
Date published: 2014-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Caldera Spas is the best Caldera Spas is the best. Worth it and I love it!!
Date published: 2014-04-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best investment ever. My wife and I bought this for our 44th wedding anniversary. This is the best investment we ever made. It is beyond words but just to say a few things: very relaxing, adding the audio feature was a great plus (we can listen to our favorite music while in the spa) and in the late evening, we can lay back and watch the stars as we get the warm water and gentle massaging from the spa water jets.
Date published: 2013-06-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from very happy with the spa we enjoy it more than we thought we would and as for our friends they always offer to come over and use the spa nothing but good feed back from people that have been in it love the room is big enough for six adults to not feel like they are on top of each other,love the recliner seat has to be the best seat in the tub everybody wants it.
Date published: 2013-04-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Our Family Absolutely Loves Time in Our Spa!! Our entire family absolutely enjoys the time in our Caldera Spa! We purchased this as a replacement for an older tub. Our Cantabria is a huge improvement over the old tub and provides an amazing variety of jets! Thanks for creating such a great product!
Date published: 2013-04-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Purchase This new spa replaced an old one from a different manufacturer, and we couldn't be happier. It's fantastic! Also, our dealer, Jeremy at Luxury Pools, is outstanding!
Date published: 2013-04-09
Cantabria is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 107.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best hot tub ever Great purchase. Quiet. Great jets and lots of them for sore, achey muscles. Frog system dispenser keeps tub clean and sparkling!
Date published: 2017-07-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great decision We throughly enjoy our Caldera Cantabria hot tub. It is easy to maintain and helps us to relax. Our young grandchildren have a lot of fun in it too! Each seat in the hot tub helps a particular group of muscles to be massaged and rejuvenated. We haven't noticed any significant change to our electric bill. This is our second Caldera hot tub. We moved and let the first one go with the previous home. We would definitely purchase again.
Date published: 2017-07-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from sweet water great tub Nice tub nice tub nice oaks great*******************
Date published: 2017-07-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Spa Awesome spa, did a lot of reasearch and testing seats befor purchasing, it stood out amount all others. Over the years I have had several spas and the Cantabria is a far superior spa. Near effortless to maintain. Stays clean or weeks without much chemicals and have never had any water issues. The audio system is low quality. I wish the speakers were better and louder. To get like tooth to work sometimes need to cycle the power on the spa. Very powerful jets. I am a taller person, very good for lower back and feet, but very poor for upper back and neck. Wish it was better adjustable. Overall a good buy.
Date published: 2017-07-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from We LOVE our Utopia Cantabria Spa We love everything about it from how it looks to how it works.
Date published: 2017-07-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love my Spa We bought our spa at desert hot tubs. We Love the room that we have and all the jets. its very relaxing .this is our first spa and we are so glad that we can enjoy the spa as well as get all muscles relaxed as well. We play music and we have the beautiful lights and its very calming and relaxing. also very easy to maintain.
Date published: 2017-06-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My Cantabria Spa Excellent spa, this is our first and we absolutely love it. It is relaxing and therapeutic.
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love our Cantabria As a first time spa owner, we shopped around for about 4 months. Cantabria was our favorite from the beginning and it has not disappointed for the most part. The only two cons I have with the Cantabria is that the Frog system doesn't work with this larger sized spa (kept trying it for a year). We have switched to the Monarch Water Care System and it seems to be working well. The second con is that the over-the-shoulder jets are useless. They seriously need to be manufactured better/improved on. In general, we love our spa and use it often.
Date published: 2017-05-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the room I am so greatful that our family of five picked this tub. We went back and forth between size and felt that this would fit us best. We were right. The first time using the tub we were able to have all of us in and had plenty of room to move around and didn't feel like we were sitting on top of each other. The jets are a great relief every night we sit in.
Date published: 2017-03-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Glad We Waited! We are so happy that we waited to make our decision to buy our spa. After a year of spa shows and swap meet shopping we came to fall in love with our Caldera Cantabria. Best spa money can buy! Has everything we wanted and then some. Do yourself a favor and wet test this amazing spa and see and feel the power and performance of top quality spa making at its best.
Date published: 2017-03-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from VERY HAPPY Great product plenty of room to grow and i feel like this spa really placed the jets in great locations and didnt add jets just to say they had more than other companies. Every seat is comfortable and gets plenty of jets. Beautiful design and great led lights for night time use. Im proud to show this to friends and im sure my neighbors are jealous:).
Date published: 2017-02-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from levelhd I do not like the seat finish is itchy and scratchy on my skin.
Date published: 2017-02-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic The Cantabria spa is top quality in every area I believe are required when purchasing a luxury item. The craftsmanship, functionality,design and comfort are all top of its class. I would recommend this brand to anyone
Date published: 2017-01-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Hot Tub This has been a great purchase that we had wanted fro a long time! Glad we finally bought it!
Date published: 2016-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from What a tub! I have had my Calderra spa now for just over a year and I love love love it. My favorite time is early morning with coffee or evening with a drink. It is so relaxing and muscle soothing. It is very easy to care for.
Date published: 2016-07-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Hot Tub Ever I have owned several hot tubs and by far the Cantabaria has been the best I have ever had. Between the energy efficiency and comfortability, you can't go it!!!
Date published: 2016-07-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Hot Tub Great Hot Tub, very powerful jets ! Only issue was the speakers, the new design with small speakers next to the headrests are poor quality. Several quit working.
Date published: 2016-07-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Purchase! We purchased our hot tub right before Christmas and use it all the time. We love the different seats to use, the jets, the changing light colors, and the Blue tooth availability.
Date published: 2016-07-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from awesomeness Has helped with the every day relaxation and my wife's back. Sure wish the bluetooth was a little better. But all in all a great tub. Friends and family love it also
Date published: 2016-07-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ahhhh, unbelievable! We looked at many, talked to many and we made the right decision. 1 week in and we do not regret a thing! Purely outstanding in every respect. Thanks, Happy Customers
Date published: 2016-07-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very nice hottub After reviews, testing, and shopping around for numerous hours, we decided on the Cantabria. It was an excellent choice.This is our second Caldera Spa and would buy another again without any doubt.
Date published: 2016-06-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love our Cantabria!!! This is the third hot tub we have owned and by far the best ever!! We love everything about this tub and use it a lot. Water care is so easy also!!! Highly recommend the Cantabria!!!!
Date published: 2016-06-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Reluctant Wife My wife was reluctant to purchase a spa and said she wouldn't use it. Can't get her out now!
Date published: 2016-06-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Spa Ever Made We completely love our spa. It gives our whole family a relaxing massage every time. Its the perfect size, easy to use and maintain. Keith was our salesman and he answered every question I had for him. He really knows his product. My husband and I have back issues (also twin 4 year olds) and we can finally get some relief!! I can't say enough good things about our spa!!
Date published: 2016-04-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I wish I could review my hot tub I wish that I could review my new Cantabria hot tub. It's not being delivered until the 17th! We looked at so many different brands and were blown away by the features and quality of the Cantabria. It's going to be a great Summer with the new tub!
Date published: 2016-04-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Our Cantabria spa is Perfect Wow we love our Caldera Spa. Tons of jets that hit the entire body. Once you do the circuit you will feel like you just had a massage. It so great for the body. My fav seat is the lounger then the main seat that not only does your back and legs. it does your wrists. Very relaxing after a day on the computer. The bluetooth system is so easy to use. Your phone or any other bluetooth device is hooked up in secs. At night the lights set the mood and the waterfalls make it all come tougher. This was a great purchase. We checked out many of the top brands. We did dry and wet testing and Caldera was the clear winner. I'm looking forward to many years of nice, happy, relaxing nights in our new Caldera spa.
Date published: 2016-02-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good for rehab We got this after my boyfriend had his neck fused and its really helped the healing
Date published: 2015-10-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from enjoying it We had been looking for a new spa for over a year, ours was fading (15 years old). We had seen many even put a deposit on one, then canceled as the deal was not just right. We met with Keith at Tradewind spas and were comfortable with his salesmanship (no high pressure) presented the facts, had us wet test the spa and made us a fair deal. The spa itself it quite enjoyable, the footwell jets are the best part, the sound system is also very nice as I used to use a portable radio. All in all this is a very good well made tub with nice well designed features.
Date published: 2015-07-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Paradise Perfect addition to the spa-ish look we set out to accomplish Added benefit, we see the kids more than ever It is a thing of beauty requiring minimal attention
Date published: 2015-07-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hot tub time machine? Spending time in this hot tub will take you away from the day to day. Having a rough day at work - jump on in before bed and let that tension go! Having friends over - there is plenty of room and you don't "touch" toes and feel awkward with the neighbors in the tub!
Date published: 2015-07-20
Cantabria is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 107.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Deep relaxation, better sleep and arthritis treatment. I can’t say enough good things about about our Cantabria Caldera spa. We bought the spa because at age 37 my wife has severe arthritis. The spa has a blessing for us. With her using it on a regular basis she ihas been able to reduce her pain and she has greater movement. Being able to move from one seat to a different seat to another to get a different massage where you can adjust the pleasure is priceless. Since getting it every night we use it we experience a deeper relaxing sleep. If you are thinking of getting a spa get a Caldera. It has been a life changing experience. Oh and the dealer was just fabulous!! We tested the spa three times!
Date published: 2018-08-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Can’t get enough of my Cantabria. Purchased our hot tub about 2 months ago and it is absolutely amazing. We use it almost daily and it the perfect place for an end of day refreshment and relaxation. Surprising how much better our bodies feel and how much better we sleep with a 20 to 30 soak. The lounger is to die for and its hard for me to leave. The other stations are just as relaxing and the specific body part focus is amazing. The best purchase we have made for personal relaxation and overall health improvement and the simplicity in caring for the unit is a bonus!
Date published: 2018-07-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent spa We love the many jets and seats our hot tub has! Excellent choice!
Date published: 2018-05-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good family hot tub We installed our Cantabria in October 2017. It has been a good hot tub, but since it was our first, we took some time to figure out how to keep the water balanced and clean. We have kids that love getting in the tub, therefore we don’t keep it very hot. The only complaint we have is that some of the seats are very deep. My wife needs a booster to sit in all but two seats. She is 5’ 3”.
Date published: 2018-05-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Purchase This is the first hot tub we have owned. We have previously owned swimming pools but in our retirement we did not want the cost and hassle of pool ownership. The hot tub was the perfect choice as it gives us a place to relax and entertain guests. In addition, the many jets are a welcome relief for the sore muscles do to older age. The Cantabria is very spacious, quiet, good looking, easy to maintain, very comfortable and very soothing. We couldn't be happier at this point.
Date published: 2018-05-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 1st hot tub I have owned and am not dissapointed!! My first hot tub ever. This thing is the bomb. I love the amount of room in it; the vast amount of jets; lighting...I can go on & on. Worth every penny!!
Date published: 2018-05-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Investment If you are in the market for a hot tub, I would HIGHLY recommend the 2018 Cantabria, Utopia Series Hot Tub!!! It's a space shuttle with water. From design, comfort, touchscreen digital display, ease of use, LED lighting, incredible surround sound, easy to clean, performance, etc..this tub has it all. The design was well thought out from every square inch of tub. From the date of purchase to the deliver and set up was very smooth. The Cantabria can be used year round and can accommodate 8 people extremely comfortably and has great warranties that cover just about everything. This is a great investment in lieu of a swimming pool.
Date published: 2018-03-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for me, Love it!! I really love the cantabria, comfort all the features I would ever want. I shopped for 3 years and finally picked the cantabria because it had everything I wanted and I was not disappointed. Since Im new the only problem Im having is keeping the water clean and free of bubbles. Once I get that part down I will be in Heaven..
Date published: 2017-08-30

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