If you love sauna, you shouldn’t miss the traditional herbal sauna near Tanjung Bungah wet market. It is Tanjung Bungah’s best kept secret, opens daily from 10am-7pm and 8am-8pm on Sunday.

Traditional herbs steamer that funnels the steam into the sauna rooms.

Traditional herbs steamer that funnels the steam into the sauna rooms.

For just RM8 you can enjoy the aroma of the steam sauna with fresh ginger, pandan, lemon grass and you get access to unlimited supply of hot ginger tea. It’s a simple no-frills operation by an elderly man, named Ah Hoe. He’s been doing this for many years. His business used to be near Concord Garden but moved to near Tanjung Bungah wet market 2 years ago.

Simple no-frills sauna rooms.

Simple no-frills sauna rooms.

The place is frequented by Japanese and Koreans as well. It’s an experience of its own kind, a nice place to relax and to detox and sweat out all the toxins in your body. Sauna is known for centuries to build one’s immune system and make you stronger.

Before you do sauna, it’s recommended to wet your body in the bathrooms. After the steam sauna, you can drink water to rehydrate and drinking hot ginger tea can help you detox.

Enjoy your traditional herbal sauna! :-)