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Galos Caves

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Address: 6501 West Irving Park Rd., Chicago, IL 60634
Phone Number: +1 773-283-7701
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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I've been visiting Galos Caves for the past 5-6 years now. It is a cave built from bricks of crushed dead sea salt and the floor is covered in loose salt. The therapeutic... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Tinley Park, Illinois
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Tinley Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've been visiting Galos Caves for the past 5-6 years now. It is a cave built from bricks of crushed dead sea salt and the floor is covered in loose salt. The therapeutic properties of the salt are many, you can look on their website, but combined with the calm and relaxation of lying in the cave in the semi-dark,... More 

Thank justpeachymt3
Skokie, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2016

Is spending time in a salt cave therapeutic? Some say it helps to relieve aches and pains and others believe it aids respiratory problems. This was my first time at Galos and the only difference I noticed was a somewhat keener sense of smell afterwards. Once the door closes and the lights dim, you feel as though you're disconnected from... More 

Thank FoodFight101
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2016

I visit Galos Caves every time I travel from Baltimore to Chicago. The price is fantastic compared to those in my area. The surroundings are beautiful and so relaxing.

Thank yogagirl143
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2015

The visit to this cave is unusual. I have never been in a cave like this. It was colorful and relaxing. The floors are heated and their is a thick layer of salt that you are encouraged to walk around on before the session begins. One the session begins there is no more talking just relaxing. It was fun!

Thank uespilot
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

So i received a groupon of this facility for a bday gift ive done many different types of spas all over the u s a and mexico. this salt cave was a first for me tho i as was skeptical and not sure what to expect so i made my appt i arrived was told to take my shoes off... More 

Thank luna6373
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

Oh my the best $$$$ I've spent on myself!!!!! Cool cool cool!!!! Relaxing!!! Pretty, did I'd say relaxing. The salt is calming and just fresh!!!

Thank likes2travel01955
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 6, 2015

Located on the Northwest side of the city - this place is really a hidden treasure. I just love this place. I try to visit it about 6 times a year. I would go more often - but just don't have enough time to do it more often. Go on line and check it out. Reservations needed and about 2... More 

2 Thank Lulabell2014
Villa Park, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2014

Unique experience. $20 PP/45 min. I was very relaxed when I left the cave. I would definitely go back again! I would have given it 5 stars if it had been for a whole hour, but like I said, they only give you 45 min. Still, a pretty cool place.

3 Thank Trish0905
Tempe, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2013

As part of my birthday treat, my girlfriend bought us a 45 minute stay at the Galos Caves. I was pleasantly surprised by how relaxing sitting in a salt cave was! I'm glad they had the blankets as I would have been a chilly mommy afterwards! I admit, I was VERY relaxed, almost to the point of falling asleep before... More 

3 Thank Hannahbears_mom
Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2013

Used a Groupon for a single visit. Seemed kind of contrived. If I want to meditate, I'll do yoga or get a massage.


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