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Allas Sea Pool | Helsinki Harbour

 

Nordic Ice-Swimming


The Allas Sea Pool is a brand new exciting development in the centre of Helsinki Harbour. Situated just a few metres away from the main market square the Allas Sea Pool boasts several saunas, swimming pools and a café. As stated on their official website this “is a one-of-a-kind oasis in the middle of the city, the likes of which cannot be found anywhere else in the world”. “Allas Sea Pool awakens the soul of the spa culture of olden times when people would gather to discuss, to relax, and to live the good life by the water.” Helsinki, which is often described as the design capital of the world, is already a city with stunning architecture and beautiful landscapes. This out door swimming pool is the perfect way to experience the sights and sounds of this fantastic nordic city. 

The complete Allas Sea Pool is over 9,000 m² and the swimming area over 2,600 m². Allas Sea Pool is also a striking exhibit of wooden construction engineering. The main building, scheduled for completion in Spring 2017, will be made entirely of Finnish wood.

There are three pools in total, a warm fresh water pool at 27 °C (80.5 °F), a salt water pool for those brave enough to experience an authentic ice-swimming experience and a childrens fresh water pool. Swimsuits and towels are also available to rent on site. For more information visit the official Allas Sea Pool website.