Sauna etiquette

Sauna etiquette

  • The sauna world is a place of relaxation, wholesome peace and quiet. Therefore, when we enter this world, let’s respect its written and even unwritten rules.
  • Silence and peace are required for a pleasant atmosphere in the sauna.
  • If you want to enjoy our sauna world to the maximum, set aside enough time (minimum 2 hours).
  • Don’t come hungry, but don’t come with a full stomach either.
  • Before entering, please provide a sauna kilt or a sheet. Move barefoot, or in clean flip-flops, which you always leave in front of the sauna.
  • Swimsuit-free zone – nudism or a must? Only naked sauna contributes to healthy relaxation in the wellness centre, so throw away your inhibitions, go beyond the comfort zone and your body will thank you.
  • Always start with a proper shower, wash your skin with soap and warm water, dry yourself with a towel so that the skin could sweat well. Treat yourself to a short foot bath for about 2-4 minutes at a temperature of 38-40 °C, which will support better sweating in the sauna.
  • Enter the sauna quickly to prevent it from getting too cold.
  • For beginners, it is advisable to lie on a back with raised legs. 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.
  • Firstly, after leaving the sauna, 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 bucket with cold water. Immersion in cold water makes a hot sauna the real experience. Don’t forget to take a shower and relax in the relaxation room – tepidarium.
  • Do not forget to rest for at least 15 minutes between stays in individual saunas. Repeat the entire ritual 3 times.
  • Do not forget to 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 you can also consider!

Access to saunas and swimming pools is not allowed for persons with symptoms of an acute illness (fever, cough, cold, diarrhoea, etc.) or persons with contagious upper respiratory tract infections and open wounds on the body.


Swimwear does not belong in the sauna world! At temperatures above 50°C, harmful substances are released from them, so we are sitting on a ticking time bomb. Therefore, use a sheet, kilt or towel to avoid wet spots.

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