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Caracalla Therme

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Address: Roemerplatz 1, 76530 Baden-Baden, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Phone Number: +49 7221 275940
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description: Over an area of 4000 m², with its bathing and sauna areas, the Caracalla...
Over an area of 4000 m², with its bathing and sauna areas, the Caracalla Spa offers pure enjoyment in healing thermal water for all those seeking relaxation. An indoor and two outdoor pools with temperatures from 30-34°C are the central elements of the bathing area. Water falls, water domes, massage jets, whirlpools and a flow channel make your stay into a water experience. The hot and cold water grottos (38 and 18°C) stimulate the circulation and strengthen the immune system. In the year 2000, this area was expanded with a Roman scented steam bath. Three years later there also came a brine inhalation room, in which guests could also relax outside the tubs. Whoever is looking for even more relaxation can find this in the massage room inside the bathing area. Here you can be spoilt by all the facets of this art.The sauna area of the Caracalla Spa has completely changed over the last 25 years. Roman mosaics and columns and also numerous museum pieces and antiques give the spa its Roman touches and let you experience the bathing culture of the times of Emperor Caracalla. Inside the sauna, guests can choose from seven difference offers – from the Finnish sauna to the unique glass steam bath. Relaxation is possible between every sauna visit. The Blue Space senses room brings together wellbeing and art and provides a completely new feeling of mental regeneration. The absolute quiet and the natural atmosphere of the green relaxation room ensures total relaxation. If these possibilities are not enough for you, since the end of 2003 there is also the sauna outdoor area. In the picturesque garden of the new castle of Baden-Baden, you can experience rustic bathing enjoyment in the log cabin sauna made of pine wood. The wood of the Finnish polar pine has a unique scent and makes the sauna into an unforgettable natural experience. The pristine atmosphere in the “Fire Sauna” and the “Wood Sauna” also ensures this. In 2009 the modern WellnessLounge opened its doors. Inside the building of Caracalla Spa guests will be offered nine wellness and cosmetic treatment rooms named after Roman gods. Specific rooms are provided for all the treatments, which include massages, body packages and beauty programmes. The wellness lounge offers a range of new possibilities and a whole host of new wellness trends including soap massages in a wet room, either alone in a beautiful massage room with overhead lighting or in twos in a twin massage room. The luxury spa consists of a bright room with windows in the ceiling and two high-quality single-piece bathtubs. Couples can also experience wellness together and be looked after in an individual manner. The wellness lounge also has a wellness bar and a wonderful rest area with an outdoor sun terrace.
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Bring your towel.

I though towel would be provided but it is not. I needed to buy one, little bit expensive but the way of buying towel is in the middle of nude floor. My eye said towel is not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

I though towel would be provided but it is not. I needed to buy one, little bit expensive but the way of buying towel is in the middle of nude floor. My eye said towel is not expensive at all. But I didn't were glasses. I think i blame myself until i die. Anyway, parking fee is also little bit... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Although the saunas and pools are nice, there is a limited number of showers and limited number of places to sit/relax consider the number of people visiting. Lack of organization and lack of thoughtfulness behind the setup (only 2 cold water basins out of a 60-people sauna), the showers outdoors not working in the winter because afraid water would freeze... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The spa is split into two areas, both covered by the entrance ticket. On the ground floor are a series of pools, inside and out, plus a couple of saunas. This is family friendly space since everyone wears swimming costumes. We found it to be busy but ok, and good fun going outside in February. Upstairs is the main sauna... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

How is it possible to be nude in sauna? just by taking of you closes take a towel to seat on and enjoy this incredible pleasure to relax and rest in dream places. If it is you first time just ask for some help the team is very attentive. What is specially good in Caracalla is despite lot of people,... More 

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

At Caracalla, either bring a towel or rent one, same with bathing suit. Entering the bath after the locker room, you are greeted by a large steaming indoor/outdoor pool with whirly jets and timed waterfalls. There are lots of children and families so it has a bit of a water-park feel. I brought my white towel from the hotel and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We were there in a very cold but sunny Sunday afternoon. Even if the place was packed with (mainly young) couples it never felt too full. 15€ per person for 2hs seems a bit expensive but all is well organized and clean. All in all a very nice experience that we will certainly repeat again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Very nice place, especially in winter. It`s snowing hard but you`re swimming in the open air in hot water.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This was the last day of our week in Germany and we decided to treat ourselves to the Caracalla Spa where they had a thermal pool and saunas. We arrived at the Caracalla and were told that the main pool was out of action and they directed us next door where we ended up at the Fredrichsbad which is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My wife and I went to the spa in December during our visit to the Christmas market. It was a great place to relax. There were several pool options and several different temperatures. The steam room and the outdoor pools were our favorite. The heated outdoor pools were really fun especially since it was so cold outside. I'd recommend the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Modern spas where to go with the whole family. Nice atmosphere and relaxing massages. My kids really enjoyed the outside where they could mix the heat of the water and the cold outside temperature

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