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The Lähde Sauna

The old sauna of Lapinlahden Lähde is heated regularly and provides relaxation, both mental and physical, for locals and visitors alike in the unique Lapinlahti ambiance by the bay.

Opening hours

  • Mixed gender sauna on the Sundays of even weeks, 1 – 5 PM.
  • Mixed gender sauna on every Thursday 5 – 8 PM. (€10/€5 cash only, please prepare exact change. The fee is paid to our volunteer responsible for the maintenance at the sauna)

See the Lähde sauna Facebook page for more information on occasional weekend and evening opening hours.

Standard prices:

  • Admission fee €12,00 (paid at Cafe Lähde)


Students, pensioners and unemployed persons are entitled to a discounted price.

  • Admission fee €6,00 (paid at Cafe Lähde)

Additional services:

  • Rented towels: €5 per towel

Sauna-related events, special sauna shifts and potential weekend and evening shifts: €12.

We warmly welcome you to one of the oldest public saunas in Helsinki!

Private sauna

The Lähde sauna can be reserved for private use between 1 PM and 11 PM. For reservations, please use the inquiry form. Please note that a day can preferably contain a single reservation. A second shift can be negotiated – however, an additional €50 will be charged for a second sauna reservation. The sauna can accommodate 10 persons.

Reservation Calendar


  • Private sauna (2 h) €115
  • Private sauna (3 h) €150
  • Additional hours €50/1 h
  • Rented towels €5/towel

We accept bank cards and credit cards.

The fee is paid at Café Lähde during its opening hours (Mon-Fri 11 AM – 4 PM and Sat-Sun 12 noon – 4 PM). The cafe staff will also give the key to the sauna on the scheduled day.

Free-of-charge cancellations have to be made 2 weeks beforehand by sending an email to: [email protected]. We reserve the right to changes that are caused by events beyond our control.