Sompasauna is Helsinki's most public sauna - open 24/7/365, run by everyone who uses it. Sompasauna is always free and open to everyone.
Sompasauna is Helsinki's most public sauna - open 24/7/365, run by everyone who uses it. Sompasauna is always free and open to everyone. This is not possible without everyone's contribution - keep the area clean, saw wood, fetch water, warm up and clean the saunas.
There is no staff, but the regulars are happy to help if you have any questions or don't know how to contribute. The sauna is steered by Sompasauna Association, the area is rented from the City of Helsinki.
If you are interested in the history of Sompasauna, you can read more here.
There are three different saunas at Sompasauna, all are located right next to the sea, so you can jumo into the baltic sea for a cooldown. There are no showers or changing rooms. If you take your own lock you can use lockers for your stuff. The saunas are mixed gender and swimsuits are totally optional.
There is a dry toilet in the area and a lost and found box. Campfires at the beach aren't permitted, and there is no option for BBQ. Sompasauna is a sauna place - party, hanging out, drinking and grilling should happen elsewhere. The use of speakers isn't permitted.
Come and enjoy a relaxed and peaceful sauna - we have declared sauna peace, so please treat other saunagoers respectfully. Don't be stubid.