Outdoor saunas have that look and feel that I think most people think of when they picture a sauna in their head. These are quite expensive, so you want to make sure you do your research to find out which ones are "worth the investment".
I have made a list of the 5 best outdoor saunas that are out there on the market, based on my personal research and believe that these are near the top. Let me know what you think by leaving a comment below, I always appreciate the feedback.
The Almost Heaven Sauna, is an outdoor construction which resembles a huge barrel and is made out of Cedar wood.
The unit is fitted with an 8kw Finnish stainless steel heater and has stainless steel hardware and accents which will not rust.
The Almost Heaven Sauna comes mostly pre-assembled so it is quite simple to put together.
The Canopy Barrel Sauna sits on cradles with polymer supports which lifts the unit off the ground, and the tight stainless steel bands seal around the expandable wooden which helps to distribute heat of up to 195F, evenly.
The Canopy Barrel Sauna comes with a bucket and ladle, hot stones and a thermometer-hygrometer for monitoring the temperature. The interior also has LED lighting two benches and a cedar fence around the heater. The unit easily takes up to 6 adults and the outside sitting area has two seating benches which are ideal to cool off and serve drinks. Reap the benefits of conventional saunas with this outdoor barrel sauna which does not take up a lot of space and is suitable for small gardens.
Made with weather resistant materials this sauna is ideal for your garden or beside the pool. The door is made of tempered glass and the stainless steel fittings and the plastic support cradles that keep the barrel off the ground are all manufactured to be waterproof, making this the ideal sauna for outdoors. A great addition to the outdoor area of your home this Cedar wood sauna will keep you and your guests in great shape.
The cylindrical shape of the BZB Outdoor Barrel Sauna is said to enhance the natural flow of air by circulating the steam and at the same time it is considered to be cost effective with low energy consumption.
The heater is a HarviaM3 which is from Finland and a fitted Schiedeli chimney removes the excess steam. The BZB Sauna is an ideal unit to have around your home.
Reap all the benefits offered by conventional indoor saunas and enjoy the health benefits and relaxation that it offers in the privacy of your own garden. The sauna comes fitted with seats for 4 adults, doors, windows and a choice of quality electric or wood fired heating system. The barrel is constructed with Nordic Spruce which is considered to be the ideal wood to use for a sauna.
The barrel is supported by 3 cradles with stainless steel fasteners which keeps it off the floor making this unit completely waterproof. The sauna comes unassembled and requires some work to put together. There are detailed instructions and it would require at least 2 people to assemble it correctly. It is not a problem if you are unable to do this as the company will dispatch an installation crew to assemble the unit, free of charge. You will also be eligible for a free wooden door upgrade when purchasing this unit.
The Cayenne 400D outdoor sauna is made with natural Canadian hemlock wood which is attractive and durable making it a great asset which blends perfectly in any garden setting.
This sauna comes with 8 rapid heat ceramic heaters which will quickly heat up the interior to your desired setting. The Cayenne outdoor sauna has an oxygen ionization system which purifies the air, which is a great feature.
This infrared sauna seats 4 adults comfortable and has ergonomic backrests which can be adjusted for your comfort. For your listening pleasure the unit has an FM radio with CD and MP3 player. A lot of thought has gone into ensuring a comfortable sauna session and the Cayenne even includes cup holders for your drinks a magazine rack and a reading lamp.
This Canadian natural wood sauna is easy to assemble with its tongue and groove construction. The unit comes with clear instructions on how to put it together. The Sunray sauna has 1.75 inch thick double wooden panels and has between 0.2 – 2 mG EMF. Electricity requirements are 2100W, 120V, 20 amp plug and meet the US and Canadian safety standards. The Cayenne sauna comes with a 7 year guarantee which covers the structure, materials and workmanship.
The Finlandia Outdoor Sauna is a prefabricated structure which has insulated panel sections which are made with Western Red Cedar Wood in 1” x 4” thickness. A unique feature that comes with the Finlandia outdoor sauna is the Sky Light which is constructed with triple acrylic layers and a bronze frame.
This watertight, skylight allow you to relax and have a clear view of the sky and also gives the sauna an open and spacious feel. This model is one of the bigger saunas available with dimensions of 6’ x 8’.
Inside the sauna is a matching benches facing each other with headrests and a JM sauna heater with controls and a wooden heater guard. The stones and usual sauna accessories, which include a thermometer, are included. . A unique feature, which is optional for this model, is the Sky Light which is constructed with triple acrylic layers and a bronze frame. This watertight skylight allow you to relax and have a clear view of the sky and also gives the sauna an open and spacious feel. You also have the option of choosing a roof kit.
The Finlandia Outdoor Sauna has Super Dek interlocking floor squares which must be assembled on a level concrete or tiled floor. The unit is shipped in paneled sections that need to be assembled. There are full instructions in the owner’s manual and a DVD which will show you exactly how to put together. All the necessary parts, including wall light, light switch, vents and screws are supplied for easy assembly.
This Finlandia Outdoor Sauna is a smaller version at 4’ x 4’ which makes it more compact and suitable for smaller garden settings.
The Finlandia Outdoor Sauna is made with pre-built insulated wall and ceiling panels which are constructed out of 1” x 4” thick Cedar Wood. The 24” clear glass door comes with solid wooden rails and FIR lamination.
Inside the sauna is a matching benches facing each other with headrests and a JM sauna heater with controls and a wooden heater guard. The stones and usual sauna accessories, which include a thermometer, are included. A unique feature, which is optional for this model, is the Sky Light which is constructed with triple acrylic layers and a bronze frame. This watertight skylight allow you to relax and have a clear view of the sky and also gives the sauna an open and spacious feel. You also have the option of choosing a roof kit.
The Finlandia 4'x4' Outdoor Sauna also has the Super Dek interlocking floor squares just like the last model we looked at and should be installed the same way. The unit is shipped the same way as the other Finlandia sauna. The same full set of instructions and the owner’s manual (and DVD) is also included. Everything is included in the kit and no additional accessories are needed.