salt lake

Float weightlessly

The first immediate experience in the salt lake is an indescribable feeling of weightlessness, as if carried by a cloud. Discover a completely new body experience that you can only find at the Dead Sea. Even complete non-swimmers can feel safe in the salt lake. Relaxed floating in Bad Elsteran thermal brine programs our vegetative nervous system for balance and harmony. This increasingly activates the body's natural regulatory mechanisms and strengthens our resistance, the so-called resilience.

In this floating state, the muscles relax as if by themselves and the joints are optimally relieved. Relaxed muscles automatically receive better blood flow, the metabolism can function better, and muscles and joints can increasingly regenerate. The wonderfully relaxing horizontal position on the water makes it easier for the heart to pump and relieves the strain on the cardiovascular system. Due to the high brine concentration, we recommend staying in the salt lake for a maximum of 20 minutes.

Consideration is the best guarantee of being able to enjoy even an exceptionally intense experience.

The brine concentration of 15% promises a special body experience thanks to the strong buoyancy combined with the pleasant water temperature of 32°C. Try it!

  • Brine content: 15%
  • Duration of stay: 15 – 20 minutes.
  • Usage: 2 x per day
  • Temperature: 32°C

Recommendations for your perfect floating experience in the light and sound bath

  • Climb slowly into the pool and let your body float relaxed on the water while leaning your head back
  • Avoid speaking and restless movements
  • Listen to the sounds underwater and enjoy the multidimensional experience
  • After bathing, thoroughly remove salt from your body and swimwear in the shower
  • Take rest periods

Light and sound bath

Multidimensional experience for all senses

In the light and sound bath, the effect of floating in the pleasantly warm brine is combined with a deep feeling of relaxation and security.

Visual animations, lighting effects and music offer you a multidimensional experience for all your senses.

Light and sound effects

Visual animations capture the eyes and engage the mind without having to consciously analyze and process what is seen. If you close your eyes, you won't miss anything. If you want to let your eyes run free, open them.

The ears also enjoy a special listening experience in a very special way. The interplay of acoustic and visual effects in the running programs was selected for you based on scientific findings and enables you to get off to a perfect start and achieve a particularly deep level of relaxation. Shielded from external influences, time and space become one. The body and thoughts float. Each sense is addressed in its own way.

Since the effect on the skin is less intense than in the highly saturated brine of the salt lake, even a slightly longer stay (maximum 25 to 30 minutes) is perceived as pleasant.

The light and sound bath is a place of silence, calm and gentle movements. Consideration is also the top priority here.

Float away from everyday life here with a 10% brine concentration and a pleasant water temperature of 33°C - 35°C.

  • Brine content: 10%
  • Duration of stay: up to approx. 20-30 minutes.
  • Light and sound animation (20 min.)
  • Start on the hour and half hour
  • Temperature: 33 - 35 °C

Recommendations for your perfect floating experience in the salt lake

  • Climb slowly into the pool and let your body float relaxed on the water while leaning your head back
  • Avoid speaking and restless movements
  • Listen to the sounds underwater and enjoy the multidimensional experience
  • After bathing, thoroughly remove salt from your body and swimwear in the shower
  • Take rest periods

Vogtland “Hutzn-Bad”

“Hutzn” and feel good

“Hutzn” is a term from the Vogtland dialect that describes “talking to one another” or, colloquially, “chatting”.

We would like to invite you to the Vogtland “Hutzn-Bad” like a lounge where you can stay and relax a little longer (up to an hour), because with the brine concentration of 5-6% there is an osmotic balance between brine and skin. This is particularly gentle on the skin. The organic shape of the edge of the pool offers niches and seating areas for communication with friends or other guests.

Get your muscles going

Underwater massage jets with different jet quality enrich the feeling of well-being. With gentle tingling and noticeable pressure on individual parts of the body, they get the muscles going. The microclimate created by the jets on the water surface is similar to that of the surf of an ocean. Slow, deep breathing soon leads to a pleasant, clear feeling in the airways.

As dusk falls, the light from special lighting elements becomes increasingly more intense and transforms the “Hutzn-Bad” into a dreamlike sea of ​​lights.

In the Vogtland “Hutzn-Bad” you can slowly approach weightlessness with a brine concentration of 6% and pleasant water temperatures of 33°C – 35°C.

  • Brine content: 6%
  • Duration of stay: according to subjective feeling of well-being
  • Use: as often as you like, up to 90 minutes.
  • Temperature: 33 - 35 °C

Recommendations for your perfect floating experience in the “Hutzn-Bad”

  • Climb slowly into the pool, use the comfortable seating niches or float relaxed in the pool
  • Treat your muscles to a gentle underwater massage
  • Take a deep breath, inhale the brine aerosol and feel your lungs clear
  • After bathing, thoroughly remove salt from your body and swimwear in the shower

Recommendations for a perfect floating experience

  • Mutual consideration
    Do not jump into the pools, do not cause waves or splash water. If brine does get into your eye, rinse thoroughly with fresh water.
  • Suitable for people aged 14 and over
    Due to the high Glauber's salt content and the associated strong effects on the body, children under 14 are not permitted to stay in the Soltherme & Saunawelt Bad Elster.
  • Skin injuries and open wounds
    Even small irritations (e.g. epilation) or injuries (e.g. scratches) to the skin can be felt. Rinsing with fresh water helps quickly and reliably. Use of the pools is not permitted with open wounds.
  • skin and hair
    Sole works! Therefore, sensitive skin in particular can be irritated. A good care lotion at the end of a visit has a calming effect. We recommend wearing long hair tied back and protecting sensitive or colored hair with a swimming cap.
  • Salt on skin and clothing
    Immediately after a bath, concentrated brine should be washed from the skin and swimwear. There are showers in front of each pool.

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