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Luxurious sauna clubs gaining popularity in city

SAUNA has been considered a good way of health preservation since it was invented in Finland about 2,000 years ago. Medical experts believe that sauna can help the human body to quicken the blood circulation and discharge wastes.

Nowadays in Shanghai, more and more youths are choosing sauna clubs as one of the options for relaxing or meeting with friends, while more and more modern sauna clubs are opened in the city to meet the increasing needs.

Here we will show you three of the popular sauna clubs among young people in the city. Remember that they are not suitable for those who have heart disease or high blood pressure, and do not stay in the sauna room if you feel uncomfortable.

NewStar Spa

Established in 2006, NewStar is the first sauna club which is equipped with a Korean under-floor heating system in Shanghai. It’s safe and energy-saving, as it can reach the designated temperature easily without making people feel dry.

NewStar is a comprehensive club for leisure and entertainment. It has a well-decorated bath center, where customers can order professional massage services. Dozens of sauna rooms of different temperatures and features will provide customers various choices. It also has ice rooms for those who want to experience the briskness of cold.

The restaurant serves delicious Korean food. It now has three outlets in Shanghai.

Address: No. 1 Bldg, 258 Jinhui Rd S., Minhang District; 1900 Tianshan Rd, Changning District; 288 Dongxiu Rd, Pudong New Area

Open hours: 24 hours

Tel: 3432-0777 (Minhang); 6259-7771 (Changning); 5838-7771 (Pudong)

Admission: 88-98 yuan

Gokurakuyu Spa

Gokurakuyu in Pudong provides a Japanese-style hot spring, rock bath, catering and entertainment for customers to spend a relaxing and comfortable day.

There are nine kinds of hot springs in accordance with the Japanese culture of a warm bath in the club. Refreshing fragrance suffuses a quiet atmosphere, and the dynamic bath water contains various elements that are good for humans. The water quality is checked every hour.

It also has seven kinds of rock bath rooms with different efficacy. A rock bath is a kind of warm bath allowing dressed bathers to lie on heated rocks or natural ores, and the far-infrared rays will warm the entire body from inside to outside.

Address: 600 Xinjinqiao Rd

Open hours: 10am-1am

Tel: 3875 1245

Admission: 128 yuan for adults, 68 yuan for children

Shanghai Swan Lake Club

Opened in 2004, the Swan Lake Club is famous for its luxurious decoration and facilities.

It has various leisure and entertainment facilities, from the sauna square that looks like a fairyland and ancient palace to the grand restaurant that can hold over 1,000 customers. The club also invites an artistic troupe to deliver a stage performance every night. Besides, the club also has over 100 hotel rooms for customers to stay overnight. It’s a one-stop club for people to relax.

Address: 3098 Hechuan Rd

Open hours: 24 hours

Tel: 5422-0808 (available from 10am-10pm)

Admission: 79 yuan


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