Wellness dictionary

Little ABC for your spa-break questions ...

In their treatment discriptions, wellness hotels often use technical terms, which are hard to understand for potential guests. We have therefore collected and defined the most relevant terms in our small wellness ABC. A tip: Our wellness dictionary also supports word requests. You don't need to know the exact wording.

Maa Sauna

What is a Maa sauna?

The Maa sauna is the Finnish original form of the sauna. It is made of 25 cm to 30 cm thick round pine trunks. These pine trunks are placed on a tub embedded in the ground, which is bricked up with quarry stones. On the roof of the maa sauna plants can be planted.

Inside the sauna there are two benches to right and to the left of the entrance and a fireplace on the back. The temperature in the maa sauna cann reach up to 110 degrees Celsius with low humidity. It is best enjoy this sauna bath while sitting.

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