Sauna etiquette

The sauna is a place of relaxation, beneficial peace and quiet. Therefore, when you enter this world, respect its written and unwritten rules.

  • Silence is required for a pleasant atmosphere in the sauna.
  • If you want to enjoy our spa zone to the maximum, set aside enough time / at least 2 hours, ideally more.
  • Don’t come hungry, but don’t come with a full stomach either.
  • Before entering, please provide a sauna kilt / sauna towel for wrapping both men and women, possibly a sauna sheet. Move barefoot, or in clean flip-flops, which you always leave in front of the sauna.
  • No-swimwear zone – nudism or necessity? Only naked sauna contributes to healthy relaxation in the wellness center, so throw away your inhibitions, go beyond the comfort zone and your body will thank you. You can use the sheet everywhere except the steam sauna and hot tub.
  • Always start with a thorough shower, wash your skin with soap and warm water, dry yourself with a towel so that the skin sweats well. Treat yourself to a short foot bath (2-4 minutes at a temperature of 38-40°C), this will promote better sweating in the sauna.
  • Enter the sauna quickly to prevent it from getting too cold.
  • For beginners, it is advisable to lie on your back with your legs raised. You can occasionally move to a lower or higher level. Sit down a few minutes before leaving the sauna to let your blood circulation get used to it.
  • Hot air rises and therefore the temperature is higher closer to the ceiling. If you do not feel well, immediately move to an area where you will feel better.
  • After leaving the sauna, first allow yourself to cool down with air, then rinse off the sweat from your body in the shower and enjoy the beneficial effect of the cooling pool with cold water (optimal temperature up to 10°C). Don’t forget to take a shower and relax in the tepidarium.
  • Only immersion in cold water makes a hot sauna the real experience that you will become addicted to over time.
  • Do not forget to rest for at least 15 minutes between stays in individual saunas. Repeat the entire ritual 3 times.
  • Do not forget about the drinking regime. Drink water or mineral water.
  • After finishing the sauna, wash yourself thoroughly without using soap, which violates the natural pH of your skin. Apply body lotion, allow yourself enough time in the dressing room to cool down, then get dressed. Do not rush, otherwise the sweating process will continue.
  • After a quality sauna, your body is ready for a possible massage.
  • Access to saunas and swimming pools is not allowed for persons with symptoms of an acute illness (fever, cough, cold, diarrhea, etc.) or persons with contagious inflammation of the upper respiratory tract and open wounds on the body.

Swimwear does not belong in the SPA zone. At temperatures above 50°C, harmful substances are released from them, so you are sitting on a ticking time bomb. Therefore, use a sheet, kilt or towel. It’s also so that you don’t get wet spots.
Sauna bathing is beneficial, but it is also physically demanding as a recreational training.

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