Latvian Sauna Ritual

 

Guest house `Gravas` is located in the edge of picturesque forest just 8 minute drive away from the centre of Bauska and 70 km from capital city of Riga.

`Gravas` offers sauna ritual, goat’s milk bath, massage, en-suite accommodation with homemade breakfast and sport activities including archery and paintball.

Latvian sauna ritual – herbal sauna

Sauna ritual is a set of Latvian sauna traditions focusing not only on the revival of the physical but also on the spiritual. Sauna ritual is an adventure on many levels – it heals your body, focuses on your feelings, allows getting to know oneself better, makes you rely on another person and offers to experience a new state of conscious.

The firewood heated sauna shall cleanse your body, allow you to forget everyday worries and fill you with energy to tackle whatever lies ahead with ease. Every corner of the sauna is filled fresh meadow scents and flavours.

Herbal sauna is derived from ancient Latvian traditions offering a fantastic atmosphere – a perfect place to regain calmness of mind, harmony and thoughts. However, bear in mind that it may take a while, so have the entire evening scheduled for it.

During the course of the Ritual, our sauna attendant shall ensure that you enjoy your time with us amidst various bounties of the nature.

`Gravas` sauna ritual includes:

• Body massage with homemade scrub

•  Massage with natural aroma oils

• Energy flapping with branches from various trees

• Ancient Baltic Mantras

• Singing Latvian folk songs

• Cooling down in a pool

• Use of wicker bunches

• Honey, chocolate or blue clay body mask

• Various herbal aromatic feet baths

• Herbal tea with honey, goat’s milk products and other farm products

• During the sauna ritual the attendant shall guide you through the process and tell about the effectiveness of sauna and the various materials used.

`Gravas` Accommodation is available for an overnight stay on-site after the Sauna ritual – cosy atmosphere, fireplace and air is filled with fresh herbal aromas. Accommodation includes – shared facilities, spacious and cosy living room, parking, TV, Wi-Fi internet and in the morning – delicious farm breakfast.

Price:

Sauna ritual per person – 41.00 EUR

Accommodation with farm breakfast per person* 16.00 EUR

Sauna ritual and Accommodation with farm breakfast for 2 persons – 114.00 EUR

Additional services

Goat’s milk bath – 15.00 EUR

Blue clay bath – 15.00 EUR

Full body massage – 18.00 EUR

Back massage – 9.00 EUR

How to find us?

`Gravas` is located 70 km from Riga. You have to take A7 motorway and drive until traffic sign to place `Skaistkalne` (the crossroad is located 0.8 km before Bauska city). Turn left and continue to drive about 8 km until on the right hand you will see forest and `Likverteni` station. In the opposite of the station and forest you will see recreation centre `Gravas` on the left hand.

Public transportation

Riga-Bauska – Bus every hour from 7 a.m. till 11p.m. Duration: 1hour and 10 minutes.

Bauska-Likverteni – Bus runs from 7 a.m.  Duration: 10 minutes.

Transfer from Riga

Transfer round trip is available at an additional fee of  44.00 EUR

 

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Type: Sauna ritual