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Did you know one of the best views of the Portland skyline can be seen from a soaking tub? We know… Mind. Blown. Knot Springs may be the most underground social club in the city, but trust us — this five-story escape complete with wellness-inspired offerings, self-care treatments, and fitness classes is exactly what you need in your life.
On the springs floor, you’ll find soaking tubs, a sauna, and a steam room — aka, Knot Springs' signature experiences. And during their ritual order of operations (the “10 Steps to Relaxation”), you’ll enjoy a rejuvenating, stress-relieving journey that’ll soothe your mind and body. Following a light rinse, you’ll start in the first pool, the Tepidarium. A balmy 96-98º, this one is just the ease in. From there, you enter the 102º Caldarium featuring massaging jets for the ultimate relaxation — social clubbers tend to spend a little extra time in this one.
But Knot Springs’ pools are more than just a haven for tired bodies and overworked minds. They also provide the chance to chat with your fellow soakers, with gorgeous, panoramic views that accompany the conversation. Indeed, Portland has never looked cooler from your next stop—the Cold Plunge—which, conveniently, doesn’t have a temperature listed on the website. After your (likely quick!) dip, you’ll finish things off in the dry sauna, followed by the hydrating steam room. Just typing this we’re feeling the tension release already!
So, now that you’re sufficiently relaxed, are you feeling up for a facial and exfoliating foot rub? We thought so. The newly-expanded spa is where you can receive head-to-toe pampering — literally. Their facial includes all-natural, locally-sourced skincare products targeting anti-aging, blemishes, and dry skin. The exfoliating foot rubs come with complimentary Ferment beer, kombucha, or wine. And their eleven different massage options range from Sport to Hot Stone and CBD. Plus, if you book a massage, you also get a one-hour soak in the springs. Win-win.
Though, it’s not just about kicking back at Knot Springs. This is also where you can come to sweat — and we don’t just mean in the sauna! The club features a state-of-the-art gym and a range of group workouts, including HIIT, kickboxing, TRX, Pilates, barre, and five (yes, FIVE) different yoga practices.
Knot Springs is truly the perfect place to come together with friends and dedicate some time to improving your body, mind, and spirit. So, stop in for a single visit to get your feet wet then get on the waitlist for a membership! We’ve got a feeling this is about to become your new favorite spot to sweat, soak, and socialize.
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