Best water bottles: 5 reusable bottles to keep you hydrated

Our pick of the best water bottles is here to keep you hydrated whenever you venture outside to exercise, and for any home workouts or lengthy days in your home office too

Best water bottles: 5 picks to keep you hydrated
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Looking for the best water bottle to help keep you hydrated at all times? Whether it's to ensure you have water on tap during all those home workouts you're doing, if you need something compact to take with you on a run, if you want something to encourage you to drink more water as you work from home, or if you're trying to be more eco-friendly – we have you covered.

We have rounded up five great picks to suit all different levels of hydration (and personal style) needs. All of these can be delivered right to your door, so there's no need to leave the house unnecessarily, and if you're after more motivation and ways to keep fit during this bizarre period, check out our guide to the best home gym equipment to get you moving. 

Water bottles: Quick links

If you are after more options, have a browse through these top retailers to find the best water bottle for you:
John Lewis – loads of options for great brands
Amazon – fab budget-friendly picks
Sports Direct – plenty of styles to choose from here

Chillys hot water bottle

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1. Chilly's Vacuum Insulated Leak-Proof Drinks Bottle

The best water bottle for both hot and cold drinks

Specifications
Capacity: 500ml
Material : Stainless steel
Colours: 7
Suitable for hot drinks?: Yes
Dishwasher safe?: No
Reasons to buy
+Stylish design +Cold drinks stay cool for 24 hours+Hot drinks stay hot or 12 hours+Easy to clean 
Reasons to avoid
-Not dishwasher safe

Our top pick of the best water bottles is the Chilly's Vacuum Insulated Leak-Proof Drinks Bottle. If you haven't heard of this brand they are top of their game when it comes to water bottles. A lot of the Real Homes team have one (cute we know) and swear by them and them for keeping your drinks cold or even your coffee or tea warm. Cold drinks will stay icy for 24 hours! And your hot drinks will stay warm for 12 hours. Amazing. 

It's also totally leak proof and there are loads of different styles and colours too so you can pick one to suit your style, or match your workout gear. 

Aladdin Active Hydration Tracker Water Bottle

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2. Aladdin Active Hydration Tracker Water Bottle

The best water bottle to encourage you to drink more water!

Specifications
Capacity : 800ml
Material : Material BPA-free Tritan
Colours : Clear
Suitable for hot drinks?: No
Dishwasher safe?: Yes
Reasons to buy
+Great for tracking how much water you drink+Large capacity +Dishwasher safe
Reasons to avoid
-Not the prettiest water bottle

If you are after the best water bottle to encourage you to drink more water or track how much water you are drinking, this is a great option. Down the side it shows how many millilitres you have drunk and, top tip, you can add times on with a permanent marker to ensure you are drinking consistently throughout the day. 

It's not the most stylish looking water bottle, but its really practical, totally leak-proof, stain, odour and shatter-resistant plus it's dishwasher safe. It's got a push-button lid which we think is the best option if you are using it while out running because you don't have to stop and unscrew a lid. 

Soma glass water bottle

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3. Soma Glass Drinks Bottle with Bamboo Lid

The best looking water bottle you can buy! Super stylish and compact

Specifications
Capacity : 480ml
Colour: Pink or Grey
Material : Glass, silicone sleeve, bamboo lid
Suitable for hot drinks?: No
Dishwasher safe?: The bottle is but the cap is not
Reasons to buy
+Stylish design +Made from renewable sources 
Reasons to avoid
-Expensive for the size-Glass can smash

If you are after a super stylish water bottle to sit on your bedside table, this Somo bottle is the best looking water bottle we have ever seen! It's shatter-resistant glass too, so while you obviously can't go throwing it around, it will survive being dropped. The silicone sleeve means it easy to grip too and the size is perfect for putting in a handbag for when you are on the go. 

Ultimate Performance Runners Bottle 580ml

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4. Ultimate Performance Runners Bottle

The best water bottle for running

Specifications
Capacity : 580ml
Colours: Blue, Pink or Clear
Material : Plastic
Suitable for hot drinks?: No
Dishwasher safe?: Yes
Reasons to buy
+Perfect to take running +Dishwasher safe+Doesn't leak
Reasons to avoid
-Not the best choice for smaller hands as some said the handle is hard to grip comfortably

Getting into running and after a water bottle you can take with you? This shape is perfect. You can hold it comfortably as you run,  it's not too bulky and easy to drink from quickly without getting it all over your face and top (we've all been there). There's an extra cap that stops any leaks so would also be fine to pop in your handbag or gym bag too and it's not going to spill. This water bottle is also really affordable too and has loads of raving reviews. 

Brita water bottle

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5. BRITA Fill & Go Vital Water Filter Bottle

The best water bottle with a built-in filter

Specifications
Capacity : 600ml
Colours: 4 choices
Material : Plastic
Suitable for hot drinks?: No
Dishwasher safe?: Yes
Reasons to buy
+Instantly filtered water on the go+Great price
Reasons to avoid
-You have to replace the filters once a month

This reusable water bottle filters tap water as you drink so if you prefer to drink filtered water this would be the best water bottle for you. The lid has a MicroDisc that contains compressed natural carbon from coconut shells which reduces chlorine, organic impurities, hormones, pesticides, herbicides and microplastics but you still get all the key minerals you find in water. You will have to replace the disks but they last four weeks and are really cheap buy separately. The bottle itself is really easy to use, leak proof and dishwasher safe. 

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