When you have decided to bath in one of the world’s most authentic hamams, at Çemberlitaş Hamamı that has had it doors open since 1584, we meet you at the entrance. You choose the treatments you wish to have, receive your receipt and continue to the changing area.
After you have undressed and wrapped the “peştamal” (traditional cotton and silk bath wrap) around you, we kindly ask you to lock your locker, take your key with you and walk to the second room where the “göbek taşı” (central heated marble platform) is…
GÖBEK TAŞI AND SWEATING
This room is called the “Sıcaklık” (hot room). In the centre sits the big heated marble platform and on the sides are the marble basins and bathing cubicles. We suggest that you rest, by either sitting or laying down, for a while on the marble platform for sweating.
Those are the characteristic moments of a Turkish bath. The light that shimmers through our dome, steam and sweating, that wakes up every cell of your body for a bath, prepare you for the water. You are now ready for a bath…
SELF SERVİS BATH
SCRUBBING, BUBBLES AND SULTAN'S BATH
If you wish to enjoy the Çemberlitaş Hamamı as it have been done for centuries and to feel as a sultan, after sweating leave yourself to the adept hands of our attendants.
We will give you an exquisite scrub and massage for 15 minutes; every cell of your body will start to breath, your blood circulation will speed up, you will loose the dead cells and re-vitalize. After the scrub and massage leave yourself to the masterful water and let our attendant wash you at the marble basin.
You are where the water touches your soul…
AROMATHERAPHY OIL MASSAGE
Massage with oil made of flower essences specially produced for Çemberlitaş Hamamı, will relive you from stress; you will feel relaxed and peaceful.
Pleasant aromas will touch your body and soul. You are in Istanbul, at Çemberlitaş Hamamı. This is the end…
INDIAN HEAD MASSAGE
Indian Head Massage -that has been practiced for centuries- is a special service offered to our guests at Çemberlitaş Hamamı. For 30 minutes your back and neck will loose their stiffness, your stress will disappear and you will be relieved of headaches caused by stress.
The magical clay mask is applied on your face and neck while relieving your skin of excess oil and dirt, it also helps your skin to regain its moisture, opens up and cleanses your pores and supports your skin to regain its tightness.