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Bain-Bleu

We are open daily from 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Visitors must be at least 16 years of age.

FAMILY slots (for children from the age of 3 months, accompanied by an adult) are provided on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. We recommend reserving a slot.

During the Geneva school holidays, additional time slots will be available.

How to get to find us
It’s easy – all streets lead to Genève-Plage


Where is Genève -Plage?
Genève-Plage is located on the left bank of Lake Geneva, at the end of of Quai Gustave-Ador in the Commune de Cologny, beside the Société Nautique de Genève

How to get there?
By bus, by car, by boat with the mouettes genevoises, by bike or on foot – all means of transport can bring you to Bain Bleu to recharge your batteries, 10 minutes from the city centre.


• Bus: no. 2, 6, E and G. “Genève-Plage” stop
• A dedicated parking area for bicycles, mopeds and motorcycles can be found at the entrance to the Bain Bleu

• “Genève-Plage” P+R car park
CHF 1.00 per hour

Blue zone at Quai Gustave-Ador ► towards Vésenaz
Monday to Saturday: 3 hours in the blue zone
Sundays: unlimited parking in the blue zone

Blue zone at Quai de Cologny ► towards Vésenaz
Monday to Saturday: 4 hours in the blue zone
Sundays: unlimited parking in the blue zone

Walking to Genève-Plage along the quays is a beautiful walk with unprecedented views of the Geneva harbour


Do not hesitate to contact us with any additional questions.

General information

All our treatments are provided by qualified massage practitioners.

They have been trained by us in the Bain-Bleu massage protocols, which include massage techniques from around the world.

Our treatment and massage protocols are not intended to be medicinal – they contribute to your well-being by providing the opportunity for a relaxing experience.

We use only natural and organic products in our treatments – these are also available for purchase at reception.

 

To reap the greatest benefit from your visit and to ensure that you can relax fully, we recommend that you bear the following points in mind:

If you have booked any treatments:

Please arrive at the agreed upon arrival time at reception for check-in (arrival time is communicated by email or telephone).

All your treatments will be based on this arrival time, as they correspond to the different stages of the hammam odyssey.

 

Any cancellation or rescheduling of treatments or massages must be made at least 24 hours in advance by email to info@bain-bleu.ch
Bookings cannot be cancelled or rescheduled by telephone.

If you have planned to use both the hammam area and the baths, we highly recommend going to the baths first, as going into the water following hammam treatments is not advisable.

Allow an hour or so to enjoy the baths.

House rules

The Bain-Bleu & Hammam at Genève-Plage is a place of relaxation and well-being for body, soul and mind.

The goal of these rules is to ensure that everyone enjoys their visit and uses the facilities with respect for each other.

By entering Bain-Bleu at Genève-Plage, you accept all house rules as well as all other provisions that help make it safe for everyone to use the facilities.
These rules apply to everyone and are compulsory.
Visitors use all the areas entirely at their own risk.

The entire Bain-Bleu team welcomes you.
To ensure your own well-being and that of others, we ask you to abide by the following rules:

• For the safety of our visitors, our establishment is monitored by video surveillance. Recordings are erased on a regular basis.

• Visitors must shower before using the bathing area.

• We recommend a maximum bathing time of 20 minutes, followed by a resting period of the same duration before you enter the bath again.

• Visitors who suffer from heart or circulatory problems, pregnant women and people undergoing an intense slimming treatment are advised to consult their doctor to establish the safe amount of time they can spend in the baths. Visitors with open wounds or a contagious disease may not enter the baths.

• Children from the age of 3 months may enter this area. Children remain under the full responsibility and supervision of parents or accompanying adults and must not disturb the serenity of the establishment.

• Young visitors under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a person over the age of 18 (ID may be requested).

• Please be respectful of other visitors – do not splash, shout, jump into the water from the edge of the baths, shove others or step into the channels feeding the baths.

• Please speak softly and be mindful of not disturbing other visitors to the baths.

• Please be tidy, behave in a way that is safe for others and use good manners. Intimate contact is not allowed.

• Out of consideration for other users and to avoid accidents, it is forbidden to run, jump into, dive into or practice sports swimming in the baths.

• Should a storm break out, please leave all outdoor bodies of water immediately.

• You may not reserve your spot. Our employees are instructed to remove any unoccupied towel.

• The use of flippers, diving masks and all game accessories (balls, balloons, inflatable objects, etc.) is prohibited.

• Smoking is prohibited inside the building and in the outdoor pool. Smoking is only allowed on the outdoor terrace.

• Visitors are not allowed to bring bags into the bathing area.

• It is forbidden to bring or consume food, drinks and chewing gum in the facility.

• Photography and filming may only take place with the prior authorization of management.

• We do not accept any responsibility for theft, loss or damage to personal items used in the establishment. Lockers with key are available in the changing rooms to store personal belongings.

• We accept no responsibility for any impairment or loss of optical accessories, hearing aids, watches, jewellery etc.

• Visitors must leave the baths 20 minutes before the closing time.

• Visitors must follow all instructions issued by staff. Anybody who abuses the facilities will immediately be banned.

• Anyone who behaves in a manner contrary to these provisions may be banned from the facilities immediately and may be prosecuted in accordance with the law. Under no circumstances will this result in any reimbursements.

• The facilities are closed from time to time for maintenance.

• Lost items will be kept for a maximum of 2 weeks before being sent to a charitable institution. Valuables will be kept for a maximum of 1 month.

• We do not accept any responsibility for accidents or incidents that occur on our premises. Visitors use the facilities entirely at their own risk and peril.

 

The management and the entire team wish you a pleasant visit.

Rules for the hammam area

Expect to spend approx. 1½ hours on the hammam circuit – allow 10/15 minutes for each stage
We recommend visitors enjoy the baths first and end their visit with the hammam circuit.

• For hygienic reasons, visitors are not allowed to wear a bathing suit under the hammam sheet; it is compulsory to wear the hammam sheet.
• Please change in the changing rooms and wrap yourself in the hammam sheet.
• If you have booked a massage, please remove all jewellery.
• Visitors are not allowed to bring personal effects inside the hammam (towel, shower gel, soap, glove, telephone etc.).
• Nudity is not allowed in the hammam except in the exfoliation rooms. Your body must always be wrapped in the hammam sheet, even when you enter the main bath.
• The hammam is a place of purification for body and mind. Please show your respect for this space by refraining from intimate exchanges in public and by avoiding loud conversations.
• Management does not accept any responsibility for theft, loss or damage to personal items used during the hammam circuit.
• Visitors accept full responsibility when using these facilities.
• We recommend that you leave your glasses in the changing rooms.

The minimum age for visitors to the hammam area is 16.

The management and the entire team wish you a wonderfully relaxing experience.

Rules for treatments and massages

To reap the greatest possible benefit from your treatments and massages, we recommend the following:

• Leave all your jewellery in your locker in the changing rooms.

• Arrive 5 to 10 minutes before your treatment at the place indicated on your treatment card, which is given to you upon your arrival.

• Since our treatment and massage protocols are best applied to relaxed and very warm muscles, we recommend making use of the baths (underwater massages and steam bath) before going for your massage.

• The massage techniques we use require that you remove your bathing suit or underwear. Appropriate sheets used for our massage protocols will be provided.
The treatments and massages are carried out by our mixed team (men and women) of Masseurs-Therapists selected by us and trained in our Bain-Bleu massage protocols.
These are the anonymous and expert hands that will offer you moments of relaxation and letting go of time.

Any cancellation or rescheduling of treatments or massages must be made at least 24 hours in advance by email to info@bain-bleu.ch
Bookings cannot be cancelled or rescheduled by telephone.