Arab baths in Madrid

Arab baths
ref: 3719
33€
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Location: Madrid

Duration: 90 minutes

Participants: 1 person

What's included?:

  • Circuit of the Arab baths.
  • Traditional tea tasting.
  • Towel, shower gel, shampoo, hair dryer, moisturiser and security lockers are provided.

Hammam Al Ándalus is an urban oasis in the heart of Madrid, which the combines the magic and delight of the traditional Arab baths of Al-Ándalus, with the modern convenience of a 21st century spa.

The baths are located on the site of a centuries old aljibe (water well), in the area known as Medina Mayrit, near to what was once the Almudaina citadel and where the Almudena Cathedral stands today. In the time of Al-Ándalus, the neighbourhood served as a meeting point for different cultures and and it's possible that the spa is located on the site of the original Arab baths.

The Hammam's unique ambience will transport you to the distant era of Al-Ándalus. The evocative Mudéjar decoration, the sound of splashing water, the scent of fragrant oils and candles, and the soothing tones of traditional Andalusian music, create the perfect setting for peace and relaxation.

The experience consists of a one and a half hour circuit of the baths' three water rooms (a warm room of 36º, a hot room of 40º, and a cold room of 18º), and concludes with a visit to the Hammam's steam and rest rooms, where you can cap enjoy a delicious cup of traditional Arabic green tea infused with mint.

A truly blissful experience which will leave you feeling invigorated and serene!

Location

Hammam Al-Andalus. Metro: Sol (L1, L2 y L3) and Tirso de Molina (L1)

Season

From Monday to Sunday throughout the year.

What to bring

A swimming costume or bikini is obligatory.

Aditional information

  • Long hair must be tied back. A cap is not required.
  • Swimming shoes may be worn, but are restricted to the changing rooms. The baths may only be accessed barefoot.
  • A towel will be provided.
  • The duration of the session is 90 minutes.
  • Shampoo, shower gel, hair drier, and lockers are provided in the changing rooms.
  • You are free to complete the circuit at your own pace and in the order of your own choosing.
  • The Hammam is a mixed baths, with the exception of the the changing rooms.
  • The use of telephones, cameras or video cameras is prohibited inside the Hammam.