Freestanding baths: These are standalone tubs that can be placed anywhere in the bathroom they come in a variety of shapes, styles and sizes., and can be made of various materials such as acrylic, cast iron, various types of crushed stone.
Back to wall: These are bathtubs that are designed to fit flush against the wall, they are made from different materials and come in various shapes and sizes.
Corner baths: As the name suggests, these bathtubs are designed to fit into a left or right hand corner, saving space in the bathroom. They can be made of acrylic, polymarble, cast iron or various types of crushed stone.
Drop-in baths: These are bathtubs that are installed into a platform or deck, giving the illusion that they are "dropped in." They can be made of acrylic, poly marble, cast iron or enamelled steel.
Spa baths: provide relaxation and therapeutic benefits. They can help ease muscle tension, improve circulation, and reduce stress and anxiety. Most have jets or water streams for massage-like effects and depending on the brand can be positioned to your requirements. They can be found in public facilities like gyms and hotels, or in private homes, and are made from different materials and come in various shapes and sizes.
The material of the bathtub you choose will largely depend on personal preference and the overall design of your bathroom. Acrylic is a popular choice for its light weight, and ease of maintenance, while cast iron is known for its durability and heat retention. Stone is also durable and can add a luxurious look to your bathroom, but are more expensive.
Some baths have the option for remote control plug and waste instead of the conventional plug and waste, you may also consider for peace of mind to choose a bath with an overflow.