After a sauna session, the ice grotto provides the necessary refreshment

What is an ice grotto?

An ice grotto is a special cold chamber within a sauna facility. The cold air is good for the body after the previous sweat bath. Cooling down with crushed ice is immensely refreshing. You should definitely have tried it.

An important part of sauna: cooling down afterwards

Cooling down after a sauna session: What’s the point?

There are many different ways to cool down after a sauna session, but almost all involve cold water. For example, the Finns go out after the sauna and roll in the cold snow. In Russia, ice bathing after sauna is very popular. But the cooling down afterwards does not have to be as extreme as in these countries.