Steam Sauna vs Infrared Sauna: What is best for you and which one to choose?

Steam Saunas vs. Infrared Saunas: Which is Right for You?

Benefits of Steam Saunas and Infrared Saunas

Saunas have been cherished for centuries for their health and wellness benefits. At Tundra Ice Bath, we offer two distinct types of saunas: the portable Tundra Steam Sauna - Vapora and the Tundra Infrared Sauna - Equinox. Understanding their benefits and differences can help you choose the best option for your needs.

Shared Benefits of Both Saunas

  • Detoxification: Both saunas help flush out toxins from the body through sweating.
  • Relaxation: They promote relaxation and stress relief.
  • Improved Circulation: Regular use can improve blood flow and cardiovascular health.
  • Pain Relief: Both can help alleviate joint and muscle pain.
  • Better Sleep: Regular sauna sessions can improve sleep quality.
  • Enhanced Immunity: Increased body temperature can help boost the immune system.

Steam Sauna: Vapora Highlights

Vapora Steam Sauna

Key Advantages:

  • Respiratory Health: The steam can help open airways, beneficial for those with asthma or congestion.
  • Skin Health: Steam improves circulation and opens pores, resulting in clearer skin.
  • Red Light Therapy: Enhances skin health and promotes healing through red light exposure.


  • Portability: Easy to set up and dismantle, perfect for quick and portable use.
  • Convenience: Requires minimal space and can be used almost anywhere.

Infrared Sauna: Equinox Highlights

Equinox Infrared Sauna

Key Advantages:

  • Deep Penetration: Infrared rays penetrate deeper into the skin, providing a more intense detoxification.
  • Muscle Recovery: Ideal for relieving muscle soreness and improving recovery after workouts.
  • Weight Loss: Promotes calorie burning through an increased heart rate.


  • Low EMR/EF: Safe for regular use with minimal electromagnetic radiation.
  • Long-Term Use: Constructed with high-quality Canadian Hemlock for durability.
  • Technology: Equipped with Bluetooth speakers, color therapy, and easy assembly.

Making the Right Choice: Choosing Based on Needs and Preferences

When deciding between a steam sauna and an infrared sauna, consider the following:

For Quick, Portable Use:

The Tundra Steam Sauna - Vapora is ideal. Its easy setup and portability make it perfect for those who need a flexible solution.

For a Permanent, Luxurious Setup:

The Tundra Infrared Sauna - Equinox is the best choice. It offers a permanent fixture with advanced features and greater health benefits for long-term wellness.

Personal Preferences:

  • Space: Consider the available space in your home. The steam sauna is more space-efficient.
  • Health Goals: Infrared saunas provide deeper detoxification and muscle recovery benefits.
  • Convenience: If you need a sauna that can be easily stored away, the steam sauna is ideal.

By understanding these key differences, you can select the sauna that best fits your lifestyle and wellness goals. For more details and to make a purchase, visit the product pages for the Vapora Steam Sauna and Equinox Infrared Sauna.

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