Specs
Brand

Illinois-based company specializing in premium sauna products from Estonia and Finland. Owned and backed by one of North America's largest B2B sauna and steam dealers that was founded in 1969. That means a 50+ year old company backs the 'Limited Lifetime' warranty included with every SaunaLife sauna!
Made in

Across the Gulf of Finland, Estonia has a vibrant and growing sauna industry. They're known for innovative design, modern manufacturing, and premium sauna products at an affordable price.
Materials

Thermo-Spruce

Model

G11

Warranty

Limited Lifetime

Wi-Fi Option

Yes

People

6

,

7

,

8

Size

G11

DIY Friendly DIY Friendly Saunas means a professional is not required for the build. Basic tools like a drill, hammer, and level are typically required. With Sauna Marketplace, you do not risk your warranty by assembling a sauna yourself. If you prefer a professional installation, please reach out to the Sauna Marketplace team so we can check for a trusted installer near you.

Yes

*An electrician is still required for all electrical work!
Insulation

Single Layer of Wood

While the R-Value is much lower than an insulated wall, saunas made with a single layer of wood have good thermal mass and can easily dry to the interior and exterior.
Interior Height (in) Interior Height at heater position in inches

91

Volume (cu ft) Not adjusted for glass or insulation.

364

Shipping Method

Flatbed – Forklift or Crane Required On Site

,

LTL Freight Customer to Unload

Unfortunately none of our shipping partners will guarantee they can drop this sauna to the ground. You will be responsible for offloading by hand, forklift, arranging to have it delivered to a loading dock. Another option is to pick it up at your local distribution hub with a trailer. Please call or book a planning session to ensure a smooth delivery.
Exterior Height (in) Maximum exterior height from earth to roof peak

98

Exterior Shortest Side (in)

118

Bench Length (in) Maximum bench length in inches.

91

Adjusted Volume Used for accurately sizing heaters while adjusting for materials like glass. Typically we want a heater with the top-end of it\'s recommended range just above this number. Please contact Sauna Marketplace for details or specific questions.

390

Exterior Longest Side (in) Maximum Exterior Length of the longest side when assembled.

161

Planning Session

We'd love the opportunity to answer your questions, learn about your sauna preferences, and make sure everything is considered for a flawless delivery. Book a planning session now.

SaunaLife Model G11 Outdoor “HOBBIT” Pod Sauna with Changing Room

The SaunaLife G11 is an enchanting two-room sauna that’s versatile to your life.  Use the traditional changing room as a cold plunge room, yoga room, office, or all of the above.  The G11 Hobbit Sauna adapts to your needs.

The hot room features an upper L-Bench layout with rolling ceiling and ventilation for the best sauna performance. Pair it with a wood stove or electric heater with Wi-Fi capability.  The heater area has built in heat shields for safety and to maximize the space.

The exterior features thermally modified wood that lasts longer than cedar, a full shingle roof kit, and a porch with a seating area for your third useful space.  You and your guests will love this long-lasting sauna.

Place Order

$14,990.00

Call or Planning Session Recommended

The SaunaLife G11 pairs well with 9-11KW electric sauna heater or small wood stove. Sized to reach 180 degrees F in your climate zone. All heaters include rocks and free shipping. Contact us for other custom options and requirements.

None Harvia Cilindro with built in controls. +$1,369.00 Harvia Cilindro with wall and Wi-Fi controls. +$2,410.00 Harvia Club with Wi-Fi +$3,158.60 Harvia Virta with Wall Control (Wi-Fi option available) +$3,160.20 Harvia Virta Combi with autosteam (Wi-Fi option available) +$3,970.20 HUUM Hive Mini With Wall Control (Wi-Fi option available) +$3,477.00 Saunum Air 10 with Wall Control (Wi-Fi option available) +$3,430.00

Price includes rocks, chimney kit, and safety shields if required.

None Harvia M3 Package +$1,995.00 Harvia Legend 150 Package +$2,911.00
Now taking fall orders!
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We partner with distributors and manufacturers who guarantee the lowest prices, fastest delivery, and additional 'whatever-it-takes' support. 

Bathing Brands - Chicago

It’s even bigger, more whimsical, and amazing in person!  Popular in Europe, this sauna was first brought to America by Daymon John from the Shark Tank when he stopped drinking and was looking for a healthy backyard escape.  Daymond and his wife have been enjoying this sauna regularly and highly recommend it.

The layout of Daymond’s sauna above has been much improved since this video, with an upper bench that gets the bather in the hot zone for more even temperatures.  His sauna was paired with a Saunum Air heater, which brings the hottest and most humid temperatures from the ceiling and redistributes them at floor level.  That makes the upper bench less important.

It’s the little things like lockable, high quality doors that really set this apart from other kits.  That and it’s size.

If you like to entertain, this is the most functional option.  Guests can flow between the 3 spaces, and there’s room for eight in the hot room alone.

This is also one of our favorite ‘Yoga Saunas’ as we want temperatures lower than a traditional sauna.  The ‘changing room’ will be at the sweet spot, around 103°F when the hot room is cranked up to 180°F.  You can crack open the door between the rooms to adjust the temperature in the changing room.

Want the entire space heated up?  We can size the sauna and create additional ventilation to heat the changing room too.  That would allow you to fit over 12 sauna bathers at a time in this sauna.

Here are some of the features of the SaunaLife Model G11 Outdoor Home Sauna:

  • 2-room design with changing room and sauna
  • Made of thermally modified wood
  • Ergonomic benches
  • Roof kit with shingles
  • High bench for optimal sauna environment
  • Proper ventilation
  • Beautiful and durable Thermo-spruce exterior
  • 2-tier, L shaped sauna benching
  • Whimsical design that improves relaxation
  • Round windows that allow for your nature viewing
  • Lockable wooden front door with three decorative windows
  • Up to 8 bathers
  • Designed by SaunaLife and handcrafted in Northern Europe

Order your SaunaLife Model G11 Outdoor Home Sauna today and experience the relaxing and invigorating benefits of sauna bathing!

Installation

Lay out the foundation pieces in the following configuration.  A solid, level surface with good drainage is recommended and will make the installation go smoother.  You’ll then level and build the base over these pieces.

Saunalife G11 Supports

Saunalife Hobbit Sauna Beams

Clearly we’re skipping some steps here, but after you have the foundation, the wall sections sit on the sides and you can begin placing the staves to form the curved walls.  These staves have groves to fit into the wall sections so it’s really quite easy.  Each stave is screwed into place.

G11 Walls And Cradles

Metal straps go around the barrel to make sure it never shifts.  Doors and windows are then cut and installed, and prebuilt benches are installed.  Then the included roof and floor panels are installed.

The SaunaLife G11 Includes:

  • Full-length Thermo-Pine staves (1.65” thick)
  • Benches of Thermo-Aspen (1.1” bench tops, no knots)
  • Backrest of Thermo-Aspen (1.1” rests, no knots)
  • Front Room benches of Thermo-Pine ( 1“ thick )
  • Terrace Benches and table of thermo pine (1.1“ thick“)
  • Sauna Room Floor grid of Thermo Pine ( 0,7“ Thick)
  • Tempered bronze glass door between front room and sauna room
  • Wooden door with 3 windows ( Standard glass ) – lockable
  •  round window in front wall ( Standard glass )
  • Openable window in back wall
  • Stainless steel barrel bands
  • Black roof shingle kit
  • Extra roofing underlay to go under shingles
  • Spruce cradles, Spruce fascia board
  •  Air intake and exhaust vents
  •  Extra staves (2)
  • Fastener kit

This is a significant project and does require a couple basic tools like a skillsaw.

This is a reasonable DIY project for a couple handy people, or can be hired out to local contractors, deck builders, or shed builders.

Contact Sauna Marketplace for possible referrals or to discuss building it yourself.  We’re big fans of the SaunaLife G11, and think it will be a great upgrade to your life.  Let us know how we can help make this sauna happen for you!

SaunaLife G11 Files

SaunaLife G11 Dimensions PDF

SaunaLife Model G11 Installation Guide

SaunaLife Care Guide

SaunaLife G11 Warranty

Specs
Brand

Illinois-based company specializing in premium sauna products from Estonia and Finland. Owned and backed by one of North America's largest B2B sauna and steam dealers that was founded in 1969. That means a 50+ year old company backs the 'Limited Lifetime' warranty included with every SaunaLife sauna!
Made in

Across the Gulf of Finland, Estonia has a vibrant and growing sauna industry. They're known for innovative design, modern manufacturing, and premium sauna products at an affordable price.
Materials

Thermo-Spruce

Model

G11

Warranty

Limited Lifetime

Wi-Fi Option

Yes

People

6

,

7

,

8

Size

G11

DIY Friendly DIY Friendly Saunas means a professional is not required for the build. Basic tools like a drill, hammer, and level are typically required. With Sauna Marketplace, you do not risk your warranty by assembling a sauna yourself. If you prefer a professional installation, please reach out to the Sauna Marketplace team so we can check for a trusted installer near you.

Yes

*An electrician is still required for all electrical work!
Insulation

Single Layer of Wood

While the R-Value is much lower than an insulated wall, saunas made with a single layer of wood have good thermal mass and can easily dry to the interior and exterior.
Interior Height (in) Interior Height at heater position in inches

91

Volume (cu ft) Not adjusted for glass or insulation.

364

Shipping Method

Flatbed – Forklift or Crane Required On Site

,

LTL Freight Customer to Unload

Unfortunately none of our shipping partners will guarantee they can drop this sauna to the ground. You will be responsible for offloading by hand, forklift, arranging to have it delivered to a loading dock. Another option is to pick it up at your local distribution hub with a trailer. Please call or book a planning session to ensure a smooth delivery.
Exterior Height (in) Maximum exterior height from earth to roof peak

98

Exterior Shortest Side (in)

118

Bench Length (in) Maximum bench length in inches.

91

Adjusted Volume Used for accurately sizing heaters while adjusting for materials like glass. Typically we want a heater with the top-end of it\'s recommended range just above this number. Please contact Sauna Marketplace for details or specific questions.

390

Exterior Longest Side (in) Maximum Exterior Length of the longest side when assembled.

161

Planning Session

We'd love the opportunity to answer your questions, learn about your sauna preferences, and make sure everything is considered for a flawless delivery. Book a planning session now.

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