Aquapalace (Saunaworld) – Prague

By | March 25, 2019

Aquapalace is a combined aqua park and swim centre, offering a themed waterpark with slides and pools, a spa and wellness area offering massages and treatments, a fitness facility, numerous restaurants and a separate wellness area called “Sauna World” which follows the traditional naked sauna rituals.

A hotel is part of the centre should you wish to stay on-site.

www.aquapalace.cz

Location
– Prazska 137, Čestlice, 251 01 Czech Republic
– GPS: 50°0’26.591″N, 14°34’16.827″E.

By Car
– D1 motorway, Exit 6 km “Průhonice – Čestlice” and visitors to Aquapalace can use two multi-story car parks and outside parking.

Public Transport
– Buses 328, 363, 385 from Opatov metro station (Line C) to bus stop “Čestlice – V oblouku” or “Kika – Aquapalace”.

Aquabus
– A free return shuttle bus service from Chodov and Opatov Metro stations (line C) is available for visitors to the Aquapalace Prague or for guests staying at Hotel Aquapalace.

Saunaworld is open:-
– Mon – Fri – 1000hrs – 2300hrs; and
– Sat – Sun – 0900hrs – 2300hrs.

Sauna World is a combination of Finnish and outdoor saunas, Roman baths, an outdoor Scandinavian cabin and Russian style sauna. All types of saunas have their own unique ceremonies and essential oils which are prepared for visitors by experienced sauna masters.sauna-drev

There are 13 saunas operating between 60 deg C and 110 deg C, with Aufgass type rituals held every half hour. Some rituals even have a novelty element with one being a “beer ceremony” that you have to pre-reserve. The ceremonies are extremely popular being completely full with children sitting on the floor. The ceremonies included music and clapping and even the 2 sauna masters throwing ice at the sauna goers. After a sauna showers, wells with crushed ice and classic plunge pools are available and recommended.

Finnish themed area has 5 saunas with temperatures ranging from 60°C to 100°C and various percentage of humidity.

The Roman area is style indoor pool is surrounded by saunas and a steam room area. The two outside spas are close by to a cold plunge pool, for an invigorating dip afterwards.

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The lounging area whilst not expansive, has a section both inside and outside with a small sun deck area.

The Crowd is a mixed of all ages with couples, groups, singles, with no shortage of families and it can get busy – especially on weekends.

A Cafe style outlet offers various light and more substantial meals and a range of drinks and refreshments which can only be consumed within the café area. You must be ‘clothed’ in the café and a robe will suffice. Being the Czech Republic, they love their pilsner beer and prices are reasonable.

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