ARTEMIS HAMAM

& SHOPPING MALL

 

About HAMAM:

Welcome to Artemis - 'Traditional Turkish Bath'

History of bath goes back to Romans.
Excavations made in Pompeii that stayed under ashes when Vesuvius Volcano exploded, revealed baths used by Romans.
It is understood that those baths are not only used for cleanness but also for pleasure and entertainment.

As there were class distinctions between Romans, entrance doors of nobles and slaves and places they bathed were separated.

There were also steam bath places, cold and warm water pools in Roman baths. Ottomans conquered Istanbul physically but Byzantine, who reflected rich cultural influence inherited from Romans, conquered Ottomans with their baths like many other things.

In the most magnificent period of empire, there was always one bath only for women at certain days of the week with hot and cold baths, fountains, marble rooms with dome in each district of the city.

Religion was the main reason of significance of baths in Ottoman culture.

According to Koran, being clean was not just an important part of religion; it was essential.

These marble temples helped creation of a social life consisting of bathing, massage and conversations.
Friendships and finding chance of marriages were also important factors as much as health and religion. Because these were the only places where Ottoman women, living behind closed doors, could become socialized. Even rich women used to visit baths in district at least once a week, although they had special house baths.

They used to go to baths in company of servants, together with towel, brush, henna, eye liner, a Cretan soup and pattens with mother-of-pearls.
This ceremonial preparation arose from spending nearly the whole day in bath, instead of few hours.

Turkish bath tradition, representative of cleanness, healing, entertainment and social sharing for thousand years, has been reinterpreted at Artemis Hamam. Bath according to today's understanding. This historical bath, which served sultans, is offering purifying power of water in a unique atmosphere covering both past and today for its visitors.


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Services:

TRADITIONAL SCRUB AND FOAM MASSAGE.

Spoil yourself and double your holiday pleasure! The relaxing exfoliation scrub helps you to get rid of the dead layer of skin, tan quicker and more evenly. Your skin will be left glowing with health and beautifully soft.

AROMATHERAPY.

Enhance any massage with the powerful effects of pure, high-quality essential oils for the ultimate in stress reduction. Transport your senses into a world of total relaztion!

ANTI-CELLULITE MASSAGE.

A farewell to your troubles! Improves blood circulation, reduces the orange peel look caused by cellulite, special creams applied by expert hands.

ANTI-STRESS MASSAGE

Return to state of calm! Reduces stress related muscular tension. Eliminates unpleasant sensations produced by stresssful situations and produces a relaxing effect leading to a state of well-being.

MEDICAL MASSAGE.

Get rid of your physical problems! Performed by licensed therapists to decrease pain and inflammation., release tight and sore muscles, calm the nervous system, and to increase the flexibility and range of motion.

FOUR-HAND "ARTEMIS" MASSAGE.

Amassage, as well as a unique experience, atotal body massage performed by two persons and four hands, an indispensable experience for those who want to enjoy ayurveda and spoil themselves. It regulates your body's energy systemi energising the body, resting the spirit, supporting the internal balance, strengthening the immune system.

MUD MASK.

A cleaning and balancing skin care for oily skins. Cleans sensitive and dirty skin to make it regain freshness and clarity.

SEAWEED MASK

It contains anti-aging effect and vital eelments for the skin at a high rate. It does not include chemical protective. It has a feeding, moisturizing and tightening effect.

CHOCOLATE MASK

Chocolate face mask nourishes and moisturizes your skin. By applying this mask, you will be using chocolate and heavy cream for a 15 minute facelift since it is filled with antioxidants that rejuvenate the skin. This face mask is an excellent moisturizer that leaves your skin soft and glowing.

FACIAL TREATMENT

A facila procedure involving a variety of skin treatments, including: steam, exfoliation, extraction, creams, lotions, facial masks, peels and massage.


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Location:

Tigaki is located 11 kilometers far from Kos town and 7 kilometers north of Asfendiou village.
Tigaki's permanent residents reach around 250. It is a holiday resort which has undertaken a lot of development during the past decades especially along its long sandy coastline on the northern part of the island.

Years ago the place used to be the local's favourite holiday resort.
The natural environment in Tigaki is impressive and calming, with lots of green all around and many plants and colourful flowers that decorate the landscape.

The various accommodation alternatives close to the beach and in the surrounding area, along with a very peaceful, traffic-free environment made Tigaki one of the most popular destinations on the Kos island.

Visitors can enjoy swimming, sunbathing and sports on the sandy beach with its crystal clear waters (10 kilometers long), which has more than once been awarded the blue flag, not only for being very clean, but also due to its excellent organisation and facilities.

When you've had enough of swimming and sunbathing everyday, then it's time to walk around the many places available in the area.
"Alikes" is a wetland close by and easy to walk to.
Further away (2 up to 7-8 kilometers) you will find many little villages with lots of interesting things to see (Zipari, Asfendiou, Pili, Palio Pili).
Medical issues are covered by the Health Services of Kos town.

Access from Kos town is easy (11 kilometers) by public bus, which runs frequently, by taxi, by car, by motorbike and also by bicycle since its distance from Kos town is only short.
Bear in mind one of the most popular means of transport in Kos Town are bicycles.
The airport is 15 kilometers north-east.


 

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