Terms & Conditions
Please review the terms & conditions outlined below before making your booking.
If you are making this booking on behalf of a group if it’s your responsibility to make all users aware of these terms & conditions to practice safe sauna use.
Sauna Rules & Regulations:
All persons using the sauna do so at their own risk. These risks include the potential for bodily harm and even death. It is crucial that individuals who have concerns about using the sauna, such as medical conditions or underlying health issues like low or high blood pressure, cardiac problems, the use of prescription medications, or pregnancy, consult with their general practitioner (GP) prior to booking or using the sauna. If there is any uncertainty, it is advised to refrain from using the sauna altogether.
The maximum amount of people inside the Sauna at any one time is 12 people.
The Sauna is wood-fired, and the stove is extremely hot. Do not touch any part of the stove, if more wood is required please let the Sauna operator know who will refill this for you. Do not touch the stove, stove door, flue chimney, sauna rocks or surrounding fire guards.
All persons using the sea or ice bath as a ‘cold plunge’ do so at their own risk. It is your own responsibility to ensure that you are able to withstand exposure to these cold temperatures and are a capable open water swimmer in varying conditions.
The sauna’s entry area can serve as a storage space for personal belongings, but individuals assume full responsibility for any potential loss or theft. Wild Scottish Sauna bears no responsibility or liability for missing or stolen possessions and we advise you keep these in your car or a safe place before entering.
To prevent burns, it is advised to remove any jewellery before entering the sauna. Additionally, ensure that your swimsuit does not contain any slimming panels or metal components that may heat up and potentially cause skin burns.
The operators of the Wild Scottish Sauna reserve the right to deny entry to individuals who are intoxicated or pose a risk to health and safety for other reasons. Refunds will not be provided to individuals who are refused admission.
Sauna Etiquette must be followed at all times, this includes:
1. Before entering the sauna, you must be barefoot and have washed your feet from any sand or dirt using the water trays by the entrance.
2. All users must bring a towel to sit on at all times. We recommend bringing 2 towels with one to clean off with after your session.
3. Do not wear any creams or lotions, as this will seep through onto the benches and you will be liable for this damage.
4. Spend no more than 15-20 minutes in the sauna at any one time – Leave the sauna if you start to feel uncomfortable, nauseous, dizzy or lightheaded. We advise to keep sessions between 10-15 minutes. It isn’t a competition to stay in as long as you can.
5. When using unmanned please follow the operator’s instructions for putting water on the hot rocks – Using the ladle and bucket provided (not your own water from a bottle) gently administer the water onto the rocks keeping your forearm back from the stove itself as steam will rise. This should be done intermittently to ensure the temperature does not increase too quickly, and only once others are seated and not standing. Please do not put anything else on to the rocks.
– When manned your operator will pour the water onto the rocks and place wood into the stove.
6. Enter/ Exit the Sauna in a careful manner to avoid any trips and or falls. The space can be limited and floor wet, no foot wear should be worn inside the sauna and make sure to close the door and always give others space to move around safely, especially when sitting close to the stove.
7. The access point must be left clear at all times to allow users to exit safely and swiftly if necessary.
8. Respect others you are sharing with – Make sure to check with other users when you are wanting to increase the temperature by putting water on the rocks.
9. Make sure to hydrate throughout your session, drink plenty of water during and after use.
10. Do not eat, drink alcohol, smoke or take drugs before entering or during your Sauna session. Wild Scottish Sauna operators reserve the right to refuse admission or ask you to leave if breaking any of these rules or feel anyone is intoxicated.
11. Nudity It is strictly not permitted in the sauna, please were adequate swimwear/ clothing.
12. Make sure to get changed prior to your booked time slot, this will allow you to make the most of the time you have.
13. The Sauna is strictly prohibited to anyone of 16 years or under. Anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
14. Wild Scottish Sauna reserve the right to refuse admission for any reason that may be deemed a health and safety risk. Refunds will not be given to anyone refused admission.
15. Be kind – we are there to offer you the best experience you can have. Please been kind to your sauna community and to our sauna staff.