Luxury Whirlpool and Airpool Baths


2013 is the year for luxurious and spa-inspired bathroom designs and what better way to enjoy a spa-inspired bathroom than with whirlpool and airpool baths. If you want to turn your bathroom into a day spa right in your own home, then these baths are the top choice for you.

The Difference Between Whirlpool and Airpool Baths

When choosing whirlpool and airpool baths, it’s important you understand the difference between the two. While one isn’t better than the other and its’ personal choice that will make your decision for you, it’s good to know that whirlpool baths jet water while airpool baths jet air.

That being said one consideration that you need to know is you can never run a whirlpool bath empty as you will damage the motor while an airpool bath can be run without any water in the bath.

whirlpool and airpool baths at kings bathroom

whirlpool and airpool baths

The Health Benefits

There is a long list of health benefits when it comes to whirlpool and airpool baths. They save you time and energy because you don’t have to head to the day spa to be pampered, you can come home run the bath and enjoy all the health benefits associated with these amazing and luxurious baths.

The main health benefits that you get to enjoy when using whirlpool and airpool baths include muscle and joint pain relief. The warm water combined with the jets massage aching muscles and joints making them an ideal choice of athletes, those suffering with arthritis and they are superb for stress relief.

We live a stressful life, these days we are all trying to juggle family and work commitments and many of us suffer severe headaches caused by stress. Lying for some time in whirlpool and airpool baths will help relax us, reducing tension headaches and leaving us rejuvenated.

Other health benefits that are due to using these baths include improved circulation, improved immune system, a better digestive system and lowered blood pressure and cholesterol, just to name a few.

So if you’re looking for luxury in your bathroom, you want the advantage of your own private day spa with all the health benefits you can imagine, then you need to consider installing whirlpool or airpool baths.

One of the great advantages of the whirlpool and airpool baths is that they are easy to clean and with an annual maintenance carried out, they can last a long time without any problems.

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A Touch of Luxury with Airpool Baths


Airpool baths are a top choice this year as homes across the country renovate their bathrooms to a spa-inspired and luxurious theme. These baths are not only available in a choice of shapes and sizes, but they offer a host of health benefits and even better, they are easy to clean and maintain.

If you are looking for the convenience of a spa in your home, then adding the luxury of an airpool bath in your bathroom is the first step to achieving this.

Shapes and Sizes

The advantage to the airpool baths is that they are available in such a large variety of shapes and sizes to suit any size bathroom. From the stunning semi-circular design to the rectangular choices and the large oval options to the more square choices. You can blend these luxurious baths into any bathroom design.

When choosing airpool baths remember to keep your style the same throughout the space. If you have chosen straight edged designs for your basin, shower and vanity, then ensure you choose from the rectangular or square airpool baths. The same applies if you have chosen cylindrical or curved fixtures and fittings, choose from the oval or semi-circular airpool baths, allowing your design to flow freely throughout the space.

whirlpool and airpoll baths

Luxury Whirlpool and Airpool Baths

Health Benefits

What many people don’t realise is that airpool baths offer a host of health benefits and are the ideal choice if you are looking for that luxurious touch in your bathroom. These baths are a welcome addition to those with arthritis or circulation problems. The air jets gently massage aching joints and muscles while you bath and the massaging action dramatically improves circulation.

These baths are a wonderful addition if you are looking for that long and relaxing soak in the bath after a long day at work and can help alleviate stress.

Cleaning and Maintenance

Airpool baths are very easy to clean and maintain. It’s important to have your bath serviced by a professional at least once a year to ensure the motor is working to its best. But the rest of the time you just need to take a little time to clean the bath.

After each use let the jets run while the bath is empty and use a cloth to wipe out any excess water. Unlike the whirlpool options, airpool baths can run empty, reducing the risk of damaging the motor in the long run.

Tips When Choosing a Bath


We are all trying to achieve the spa-inspired and luxurious bathroom design.  2013 is a year of luxurious bathrooms and placing a beautiful bath in the bathroom is just one of the many ways to achieve this.

Of course these days’ baths come in a selection of shapes and sizes from your corner bath designs to your rectangular bath designs.  Deciding which bath is the right choice may seem a little daunting, but you need to choose the bath that best suits your overall design.

Smaller Bathrooms

When it comes to the smaller bathroom you are more restricted on space which means you’re more restricted on the baths you can choose.  Corner baths and shower baths are great additions to the more compact bathroom design.

oval corner baths

Corner baths are available in a choice of styles from the oval design to the more rectangular bath design.  Shower baths are available in a compact design and come with a shower screen, enabling you to enjoy the best of both.

Spacious Bathrooms

If you are lucky enough to have a spacious bathroom, then you are one of the few.  The advantage to this is that you have a blank canvas and are able to design your bathroom as you have always dreamed.

Roll top baths, freestanding baths and rectangular baths work beautifully in the spacious bathroom.

If you want to place your bath against the wall, maybe under a large window or against a feature wall, then the freestanding and rectangular baths are what you are looking for.

Rectangular baths have a stunning straight edges, perfect for the modern bathroom design.  While they have straight edges the inside of the bath varies dramatically.  There are options where the rectangular design is carried through on the inside and then there are those that are almost kidney shaped on the inside, while the outside remains a straight edged rectangular design.

Another option, of course, is to install a spectacular freestanding or roll top bath in the centre of your bathroom, making it a centrepiece and a feature, giving your bathroom that “wow” factor you are hoping to achieve.

The Luxurious Touch

You can add a luxurious touch to any bath by adding whirlpool or airpool options.  Adding these fantastic spa jets to rectangular baths really change your bathroom space inch your own private spa.  Just imagine, you will never need to visit the day spa again and you will have the luxury in your own home.

Sheer Bathroom Luxury with a Whirpool and Airpool Baths


Spa inspired and luxury bathrooms are the top of the list when it comes to bathroom designs this year. Bathrooms, which used to be an essential space in any home are taking on a different role, they are a space to unwind after a long day, a place which oozes luxury, sophistication and elegance and the more luxurious the bathroom, the higher your home value.

Most people don’t renovate their bathrooms just to increase the home value, but it is a welcome extra when you have completed your luxurious bathroom and know it’s added a few pounds to your home value.

One of the most popular additions to a luxury designed bathroom is whirlpool and airpool baths. People spend thousands at day spas each year, getting hydrotherapy treatments for aching muscles, poor circulation and arthritis. Why spend so much money when you can have the convenience at home in your own bathroom?

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Napoli Whirlpool Bath

The Difference

You may be wondering what the difference is between whirlpool and airpool baths, when it comes to health benefits there is no difference. The difference is in the way that they work, whirlpool baths jet out water, while airpool baths jet out air. It’s that simple. The only slight difference is you can never run a whirlpool bath without water covering the jets, this is very important as you can burn out the motor.

The Benefits

Whirlpool and airpool baths come with a host of benefits. They offer great massaging powers to those with aching muscles, relaxing in a hot bath while the jets gently massage aching joints is exceptionally beneficial.

These baths also improve circulation and help aching joints for those suffering with arthritis.

Away from the healing benefits, the whirlpool and airpool baths are easy to clean and maintain, which means that the choice is yours on which one to pick, one is not better than the other. The whirlpool baths require you fill the bath with soapy water using a cleaning mixture which you run through the system, you then add clean water and rinse the system before drying it out with a towel.

The airpool baths use the air jets to keep the system clean, once the bath is empty, you can run the jets for a minute and then wipe out the bath, ready for the next use.

The biggest advantage of these luxurious baths is the statement they make in any bathroom design. They add that sophisticated and luxurious finish to any bathroom design.

Spa Inspired Bathroom Ideas


Spa inspired bathrooms offer a relaxing space to unwind, a delightful room which offers comfort and practicality and that makes a statement in the home. These bathrooms are designed to make you feel as though you have just visited a day spa every time you step out of them.

This style of bathroom is increasing in popularity and you are finding more spa inspired bathrooms throughout the country than ever before. What makes these bathrooms so special? It’s the ability to relax, enjoy your bathroom space and take pleasure in the fact that you have a bathroom in your home which has the “wow” factor.

whirpool bath

Napoli Airpool Bath

Size of Space

Don’t be fooled you do not need a huge bathroom to pull off the spa inspired design. Space for a toilet, basin, vanity and bath or shower is all you need. Remember these days you can get shower jets if you don’t have space for the luxurious airpool baths.

It’s how you lay out the space that’s important, spa’s are minimalistic, they maximise the use of the floor space, so planning is an important step in designing your ideal spa inspired bathroom.

Vanity Units

When you walk into a day spa the one thing you feel is immediately calm, the space is relaxing, there isn’t mountains of clutter everywhere and the natural tones help relax you. In your own bathroom you want to reduce the amount of clutter you have in the bathroom and floating, better known as wall hung, vanity units do the job perfectly. These units hang on the wall and include a basin, so you aren’t taking up too much space and they also offer more than enough storage space to keep your new bathroom neat and tidy.

The Bath

The bath you choose for your spa inspired bathroom is very important. Airpool baths work beautifully for this specific design. The air jets pump while you lie back in the bath, massaging your muscles and helping with all aching joints.

In fact airpool baths come with a range of health benefits. They are ideally suited for those with aching muscles, sore joints and poor circulation. An even bigger advantage is that they are so easy to maintain and clean and don’t need to cost you a fortune.

The airpool baths in the spa inspired bathroom design are a welcome choice, offering you that added luxury to what is already guaranteed to be a spectacular design.

Corner Baths – The Ideal Choice For Any Bathroom


The benefit of corner baths is how much floor space you can save, the ability to neatly tuck your bath in the corner leaves you plenty of room in any bathroom to put other bathroom products without the bathroom looking too cluttered.

For many of us we think of a corner bath and immediately we imagine a bath with a rounded front and triangular back that fits neatly in the corner. Yes these designs are available and they are stylish and elegant and always offer that modern twist in any bathroom design.

What you may not realise is that there are many other options. A corner bath doesn’t need to be triangular in design, in fact you can have a rectangular bath for along the wall that is specifically designed to fit in the corner at one side.

phoenix duo corner bath

Phoenix Duo Whirlpool Corner Bath

How To Choose

When choosing corner baths for your bathroom it’s important that you measure the space you have available to ensure the bath will fit with ease. The benefit of corners baths is that they don’t compromise your floor space, so you need to take this on board and ensure that you don’t reduce your floor space too much by installing one of these fantastic bath options.

Space is a huge factor when choosing to add any bath to your bathroom design, luckily corner baths enable you to enjoy the luxury of a bath in a smaller bathroom design. By saving floor space you are able to still include a toilet, basin and even a vanity and still have space to move around with ease.

Design Choices

When it comes to design options, as I mentioned before you will not struggle with choices available.

The Monaco corner baths are the traditional styled corner bath with the perfect corner fit and rounded front, they will blend in with any bathroom design.

Then there is the Saranto corner baths, these are my favourites. They are unusual in shape with very straight sides, ideal for the modern bathroom where you want to get away from the rectangular or square design, but don’t want the rounded shape.

Space corner baths have the ideal corner positioning with a narrow and wider side to the bath along with a straight edge. These are the perfect choice for any bathroom whether you have a modern or traditional bathroom.

Lastly the Legato corner baths are modern and stylish with a unique hexagon style shape to work with any bathroom design.

The Deciding Factors over Whirlpool and Airpool Baths


So you’ve decided to remodel your bathroom and add a whirlpool or airpool bath. The majority of people who add these baths to their bathrooms do so for the sheer luxury of the experience, though interestingly these baths have medical properties that can assist with hypertension, arthritis and muscular pain.

When choosing to add whirlpool or airpool baths to your bathroom there are a couple of things to take into consideration to help you choose between the two. It’s interesting to note that there is not many differences when it comes to maintenance and cleaning, the only difference is one jets air while the other jets water.

whirpool bath

Napoli Whirlpool Bath

What Time of Day Will You Bath

You are right when you bath will make absolutely no difference as to which is the better option for your bathroom. Where time of day will make a difference is at night when the children have gone to bed and you have the time to run a wonderful hot bath, light some candles, turn down the lights and soak as the jets massage all your worries away.

How Long You Bath

You are right again this will also not help you when you are looking at whirlpool and airpool baths. These baths can be used as a normal bath without the jets or a relaxing spa like bath where you can be massaged by air or water and help your aching muscles.

When or how long you bath will make absolutely no impact on which of these baths are right for you.

Will Anyone Else Use The Bath

Well this point is something you should take up with the whole family, you may want to be selfish about your new whirlpool or airpool bath and keep it to yourself so you can enjoy the jets as and when you want.

Again you are right, this is going to make no impact on which one is the right choice for you.

What Will Help You Decide

For the serious side of things, both the whirlpool and airpool baths offer a spa like bathing experience. They both massage muscles, help with circulation and can do wonders for those suffering from arthritis.

They are both easy to maintain and clean, the only difference is that the one jets water and the other jets air. This means when cleaning the water one needs a solution run through it where the air one needs the jets to blow out air without water in the bath. Other than that they both offer the same advantages and convenience, so the choice basically comes down to you and your own preference.