Scan Magazine, Issue 131, December 2019

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Sauna in a wellness oasis.

Escape to your very own wellness oasis Forget those questionable cellar saunas built by dubiously moustachioed DIYers in the ‘70s, and ‘90s spluttering hot tubs. Home spas have been rejuvenated, and they’re here to stay, providing people with their own luxurious oases far from the stress of social media, busy careers and other people’s sweat.

Putting you at ease

and sanitary but warm and inviting no matter their size, and they feel comfortable to the touch. Gone are the pinewood constructions leaking resin onto seats and sauna users. They have been replaced by sturdier but gentler woods like the naturally water-resistant alder, which make for much more durable, hygienic spaces. The quality continues behind the exterior: Bad & Wellness works together with a tried and tested group of Danish craftsmen and plumbers, who specialise in setting up complicated wet rooms and spas to ensure that, once the rooms are set up, they simply work.

Each wellness space oozes quality and craftsmanship. With clean lines and high-quality materials, every space looks like something out of a Danish design exhibition. The rooms are clean

Every appliance and product is of similar high quality. Bad & Wellness knows its suppliers very well and has visited each facility before entering into a part-

By Louise Older Steffensen  |  Photos: Bad & Wellness

The people at Bad & Wellness know a thing or two about relaxation and rejuvenation – they have, after all, been designing and building the spas of your dreams for some of Denmark’s most popular wellness centres and upscale hotels, including Hotel D’Angleterre, for 15 years. Some of their favourite projects, however, are the ones they build for private clients. “We’re seeing a clear rise in interest in home spas,” says Ernst Nielsen, owner and founder of Bad & Wellness. “With our increasingly 48  |  Issue 131  |  December 2019

busy lives, people are beginning to appreciate having somewhere to recharge their minds and their bodies without any outside stress or judgement. There’s nowhere you can be more comfortable than at home.”

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