With a sauna, you’re guaranteed a change of scenery at home! Very popular in Nordic countries, saunas are now exported all over the world.
This is a rapid steam bath of variable duration. A session usually lasts no more than 15 minutes. Extremely beneficial, the Finnish sauna is accessible to everyone, except newborn babies and people with serious medical conditions. Apart from these reservations, steam bathing remains a highly enjoyable pleasure!
What is a Finnish sauna?
The sauna originated in Finland, where it is a veritable institution. The sauna is seen as a place of purification, both physically and mentally. For Finns, it’s almost a place of meditation and relaxation, the ideal place to let off steam and forget everyday worries.
The sauna consists of a wooden cabin, where the temperature can rise to 130°C. Don’t worry, there’s no risk of being burned either by the walls or the backrests, which are also made entirely of untreated wood.
Hermetically sealed surfaces prevent the passage of hot or cold air, creating a soothing, gentle atmosphere.
Several types of saunas on the market: the smoke saunais the traditional sauna with no chimney, where wood is burnt in a furnace and the smoke then evacuated. wood-fired sauna with fireplacevery romantic, and requires less preparation time than the smoke sauna and finally electric saunano preparation required, ideal for everyday use.
The benefits of a Finnish sauna
The dry heat of the sauna provides much-appreciated benefits for eliminating accumulated tension, whether linked to stress or fatigue. The sauna is a great way to relax. Another benefit is detoxification: the sauna‘s heat stimulates perspiration and the evacuation of toxins, impurities and unhealthy fats from the body.
The sauna is ideal after a sports session: if you’re suffering from aches and pains, the heat of the sauna followed by cooling will stimulate blood circulation.
The Finns know all about it: they don’t hesitate to roll around in the snow or plunge into the icy waters after the sauna for a guaranteed and beneficial boost.
How much does a Finnish sauna cost?
The price of a Finnish sauna varies, depending on its size and number of seats.
This can range from a few thousand to tens of thousands of euros for very high-end versions.
Aboral Piscine offers a range of Finnish products. For more information, please contact us on 05 56 68 87 70.
Where to install your sauna?
The sauna is ideally located in the garden. If you don’t have outdoor space, you can also install your sauna inside your home. Depending on the size of your room, you can also choose a custom sauna model.
You can also opt for a combined sauna and shower, or a sauna and/or steam bath, which will fit perfectly into any bathroom.