Balneo Nature

Want a bath of nature ?

Since march to november, we invite you to enjoy our outdoor spa, nestled in nature.

Made of wood and heated with wood, it consists of a hot bubbling bath and a traditional sauna.

The Finnish Bath :

Our Finnish Bath will introduce you to the traditional bubbling baths from Scandinavia. An excellent alternative to the classic spa, it is based on thermotherapy, which consists of alternating hot and cold in several steps:

  • You start by heating your body for about ten minutes in a sauna, a hot tub or in a steam room. This releases the toxins through the pores of the skin.
  • You then irrigate with cold water for a few seconds to close the pores and eliminate the toxins.
  • You then relax for about fifteen minutes to allow your body to recover.
  • And you can repeat these steps two to three times.

The benefits are many :

  •  Complete relaxation which helps reduce stress and evacuate mental fatigue and tension.
  • Improve the quality of sleep
  • Can find tone </ b> by resolving all your tensions. It is indeed ideal for alleviating many physical ailments.
  • Action on the skin by giving it elasticity and firmness for a lifting effect. And it also offers a deep cleaning skin by eliminating toxins, like a real detox cure.
  • Improves blood circulation and stimulates heart function.
  • Stimulates the immune system. It is therefore effective for relieving problems such as osteoarthritis, body aches, asthma or colds.

Our sauna hut

Housed in a kota (traditional Finnish cottage), our sauna is located next to the hot tub in the middle of nature. The ritual of the sauna begins with a shower, followed by a steam bath, the room is usually heated to 80-100 ° C. Water is thrown on the hot stones that cover the kiuas, a special stove used to heat the sauna. This produces a large amount of wet steam, called löyly, which increases the humidity and heat in the sauna. According to the rules of the art, a sauna session must last between 1h30 and 2h and have 2 to 3 phases:

  • Once well soaped, you have to sit on your towel, with the limbs (arms, legs, feet …) preferably all at the same level and only looking to relax. The breathing will become deeper, the heart rate and blood flow will accelerate and the blood vessels will expand. The exit should be considered as soon as sweat rolls on the body. This first phase must not exceed 15 minutes.
  • It is then necessary again to shower with lukewarm or cool water, to dry, then to agree a few minutes to relax while lengthening.
  • A second passage in the sauna can then be considered, of a duration equivalent to the first. When leaving, the protocol remains the same: shower, drying then return to calm by the rest.

If one feels capable, a third pass may be considered. It must be interrupted as soon as the feeling of fatigue is manifested. After this last session, a rest period of at least 20 minutes must be respected.

Due to the high heat in a sauna, water loss through perspiration can exceed 1 liter per hour and body temperature can rise to 40 ° C. To compensate for this dehydration, it is essential to drink water between passages in the cabin. Contraindications The sauna promoting the dilation of the blood vessels, its practice is strongly discouraged to people suffering from hypertension, venous insufficiency, cardiac troubles and cardiovascular diseases. It is also best to consult your doctor in case of kidney failure or epilepsy. This practice is also prohibited for pregnant women. Any use of drugs, alcohol or drugs is obviously prohibited. During a sauna session, it is essential for safety to stay in tune with your body, to come out at the slightest alarm, to respect the rules of use and not to burn the steps.

The benefits

Thanks to its essential element, the heat, a session of sauna has for first objective to relax, to eliminate the physical and mental tensions. It is excellent for evacuating stress and nervous fatigue. By accelerating sweating, the sauna facilitates the elimination of toxins from the body, relaxes the muscles and purifies the skin. Unlike the hammam, the sauna is dry, between 3 and 20% humidity. This is the reason why temperatures are higher: 80 to 90 ° C on average.

Finnish bath

Prices :

Package for 2 people minimum

duration 1h : 40 € ( +15€/ extra pers )


Prices :

Package for 2 people minimum

duration 1h : 40 € ( +15€/ extra pers )

Duo Sauna + Nordic bath:

Duration 2h : 70 € ( +25€/ extra pers )

Champagne option in the Nordic bath (75cl bottle): 40 €

A bathrobe and a towel / person are provided.

  • The shower is MANDATORY before access to the sauna and Nordic bath.
  • Bath towel REQUIRED to sit or lie in the sauna.
  •  It is imperative to book in advance the sauna and the Nordic bath, and respect the times you have chosen. In fact they work with wood stoves and they must be lit 3 hours before.