Nudity in a coed sauna takes some getting used to, but after a couple minutes it really feels like nothing is out of the ordinary. If you show up at a hot pool in a bathing suit, who is to say when the last time that suit was cleaned? What bacteria is in that suit?
But the narrow minded spirit that comes from being raised in a straight-laced religious Christian household is hard to dispel overnight. Image via Unsplash. That being said, I remember the very first time I went naked at a German sauna as clearly as if it happened yesterday.
And so, even with centuries of history behind them, these rooms can inspire sweatier palms than foreheads. Luckily, editors Scott and Rebecca are here to help. According to Scott, many guys try and prove their toughness by staying in as long as possible or trying to outlast their friends in the sauna.
Bathing suits are okay and it is separate for male and female. There is a small shower as well and room for changing. The saunas at the Euro Hostel is nude bathing but you can put a towel across if you feel like it.
Is it entirely naked? Neither would he be. Hi Osian12, in the saunas and steam rooms no swim wear is allowed, the change room and showers are coed, the place is stunning in its visual appeal that you will be overwhelmed to realise that you are naked.
I'm looking to go to a German type sauna with my girlfriend and wondering where there is a sauna with a nude culture plus generally a younger crowd. All saunas in Switzerland certainly the German-speaking part are naked and mostly mixed there may be a reserved Damenzone for women only in larger spas, with the rest mixed. I am not sure that the intention is to focus on the 'rest of the crowd' - or at least if such places exist, I doubt you'll get advice on the forum.
By Erin Porter. Spa visits are not a luxury but a necessity in Germany. The cornerstone of these visits is getting nude and sweating it And - because this is Germany - there are rules.
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