The Saltwater Sauna: authentic Finnish beach-sauna

by Arlene Lukkarinen in Poole, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 6th December 2020 we successfully raised £7,038 with 116 supporters in 35 days

Bringing a portable, wood-fired sauna to Sandbanks beach. Connecting the community with nature and developing authentic sauna culture in UK.

by Arlene Lukkarinen in Poole, England, United Kingdom

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£8 or more

10 of 15 claimed

Wild Swimming Book by Flora Jamieson

An introduction to wild swimming; with practical advice, safety tips and health benefits, as well as inspiring quotes, useful resources and beautiful illustrations! Perfect for those wishing to dip their toe into the glorious pursuit of wild swimming in lakes, rivers, pools, waterfalls and the sea. Check out @thelittlewildswimmingbook (IG) for more about this reward. To redeem this reward, please see details in the ‘Rewards’ section of the page.

£8 or more

23 of 30 claimed

Bad Hand Coffee - Shaka Blend (250g)

This pledge gives you a tasty blend of Bad Hand Coffee’s signature espresso, for a chocolatey kick to your morning! This is a super versatile blend that works great as an espresso or a filter for all methods. To redeem this reward, please see details in the ‘Rewards’ section of the page.

£10 or more

7 of 10 claimed

A Box of Cupcakes by Becca’s Bakes

6 delicious homemade buttercream cupcakes. Perfect for special occasions or whenever you fancy a sweet treat! Choose from Chocolate, Vanilla, and Lemon flavours. Valid for 6 months (from 6th December). To redeem this reward, please get in touch with Becca on Instagram @xbeccasbakesx to arrange a suitable date, or see details in the ‘Rewards’ section of the page to redeem your reward before Christmas.

£12 or more

18 of 20 claimed

SOAP Original Wetsuit Shampoo

Longer lasting, fresher smelling wetsuit! With antibacterial, antimicrobial, antifungal and anti-inflammatory properties, SOAP's original formula is kind to your skin, your suit, and the planet. 100% natural fragrance, infinitely recyclable bottle, vegan, cruelty free & made in the UK. Add a dash to 5L of water, throw your wetsuit in and leave it for 15 minutes. To redeem this reward, please see details in the ‘Rewards’ section of the page.

£30 or more

1 of 16 claimed

90-minute Surf Lesson at Bournemouth Beach

This pledge gives you a surfing experience in Bournemouth, from our friends at Surf Shack Spa. This will involve a 90-minute group lesson, with wetsuits and surfboards provided. To redeem this reward, you’ll be contacted upon booking by a member of staff. Date: Sunday 28th March 2021, at 12:00pm (Covid-19 permitting).

£150 or more

1 of 5 claimed

Silent Yoga Vinyasa & Sauna Experience

This pledge gives you a 45-minute Silent Beach Yoga Vinyasa class followed by a 45-minute sauna experience for up to 6 people. The class is hosted by Silent Yoga UK, and suitable for everyone who likes to move + breathe to the rhythm of good music! You'll sweat, stretch and likely fall in love with the Silent Yoga headphones. This reward is redeemable through direct contact with us, and subject to availability and weather.

£150 or more

0 of 5 claimed

Silent Yoga Nidra & Sauna Experience

This pledge gives you a 45-minute Silent Beach Yoga Nidra class followed by a 45-minute sauna experience for up to 6 people. The class is hosted by Silent Yoga UK, who will guide you through deep, yogic sleep with the intention to release, what doesn't serve you any more, as you fall in love with the Silent Yoga headphones. This reward is redeemable through direct contact with us, and subject to availability and weather.

£250 or more

2 of 3 claimed

3-hour Staffed Private Sauna Hire

This pledge gives you staffed private use of The Saltwater Sauna for 3 hours at a venue of your choice. Great for events & parties! I'll bring the sauna to you within a 30-mile distance from Sandbanks. Once the Crowdfunder is complete, I’ll contact you to discuss an agreeable date/location. You’ll be able to redeem your reward up to 18 months after the sauna opens to the public. Wood and whisks provided. Refundable deposit required upon booking.

£250 or more

0 of 1 claimed

Relaxing Hypnotherapy Session with Jana Henley

Unlock your mind and subconscious with Rapid Transformational Hypnotherapy (worth £300). This hypnotherapy technique helps change unwanted beliefs and habits into powerful new ones, freeing you to move forward with a clear focused mind. Many find it useful in treating stress, anxiety, relationship issues, phobias, anger, and addictions among other things. To redeem this reward, please contact Jana Henley Hypnotherapy at jana@biglovetherapy.com.

£300 or more

0 of 3 claimed

Silent Yoga & Sauna Party

Enjoy a 45-minute Silent Beach Disco + 1-hour sauna experience for up to 6 people & bottle of prosecco to finish. The class is hosted by Silent Yoga UK, who will provide a fun-filled, accessible yoga + dancing class, with the use of their comfy silent disco headphones! This is perfect for parties such as Hen Do’s. This reward is redeemable through direct contact with us, and subject to availability and weather.

£600 or more

0 of 2 claimed

12-hour Private Sauna Hire, over 24 hours

Staffed private use of the sauna for 12 hours over a 24-hour period at a venue of your choice. Great for events & parties, allowing you to keep the sauna overnight. I'll bring the sauna to you within a 30-mile distance from Sandbanks. I’ll contact you to discuss an agreeable date/location. Redeemable for up to 18 months after the sauna opens to the public. Wood and whisks provided. Refundable deposit required upon booking. Other rules apply.

£10 or more

20 of 20 claimed

30-minute Sauna Experience (early bird discount)

This pledge gives you a pass for The Saltwater Sauna, available for communal use, at a discounted rate from what I’ll offer when opening in early 2021. This is a great opportunity to connect with other likeminded people, or a gift and unique Christmas present. Once the Crowdfunder is complete, you’ll receive a voucher code, and you’ll be able to redeem your reward up to 18 months after the sauna opens to the public.

£15 or more

1 of 1 claimed

Handmade Macrame Wall Hanging (Extra Small)

Natural handmade macrame wall hanging on local driftwood. Size XS is approximately 14 x 10 inches (35 x 25 cm). To redeem this reward, please see details in the ‘Rewards’ section of the page.

£15 or more

20 of 20 claimed

60-minute Sauna Experience (early bird discount)

This pledge gives you a pass for The Saltwater Sauna, available for communal use, at a discounted rate from what I’ll offer when opening in early 2021. This is a great opportunity to connect with other likeminded people, or a gift and unique Christmas present. Once the Crowdfunder is complete, you’ll receive a voucher code, and you’ll be able to redeem your reward up to 18 months after the sauna opens to the public.

£20 or more

3 of 3 claimed

Handmade Macrame Wall Hanging (Small)

Natural handmade macrame wall hanging on local driftwood. Size Small is approximately 18 x 12 inches (45 x 30 cm). To redeem this reward, please see details in the ‘Rewards’ section of the page.

£24 or more

5 of 5 claimed

Limited Edition Christmas Candle by Old Green

Natural, eco friendly rapeseed wax & essential oil candle, hand crafted in Dorset using recycled bottles. Burns for 50-60 hours. Christmas no.1 uses essential oils of cedarwood, tangerine, ginger, clove & cinnamon for a warming & traditional festive scent. Refill at any of their candle stockists for money off your next candle purchase! To redeem this reward, please see details in the ‘Rewards’ section of the page.

£25 or more

2 of 2 claimed

Handmade Macrame Wall Hanging (Medium)

Natural handmade macrame wall hanging on local driftwood. Size Medium is approximately 25.5 x 18 inches (65 x 45 cm). To redeem this reward, please see details in the ‘Rewards’ section of the page.

£60 or more

15 of 15 claimed

60-minute Private Sauna Hire (early bird discount)

This pledge gives you private use of The Saltwater Sauna for up to 6 people, at a discounted rate from what I’ll be offering when opening in early 2021; that works out at £10 p/p, a bargain! This would be a great gift and unique Christmas present. Once the Crowdfunder is complete, you’ll receive a voucher code, and you’ll be able to redeem your reward up to 18 months after the sauna opens to the public.

£60 or more

1 of 1 claimed

A Taste of West Dorset's Seaside Sauna Haus

Our friends over in Seatown, West Dorset, have been a great inspiration for The Saltwater Sauna. The founder, Sarah, has kindly offered a 60-minute private sauna hire for up to 6 people on any Friday. Once the Crowdfunder is complete, you’ll receive a voucher code, and you’ll be able to redeem your reward straight away on the first available Friday, at a time that suits. Reward valid for 12 months.

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