Rua do Salitre 85, Lisbon, Portugal, 1250 188 | map
Small gay sauna with dark room, dry sauna, steam bath, A/C, workout area and massage service. Popular with mature men.
weekday: 12:00 - 21:00
weekend: 12:00 - 21:00
venue: Sauna (桑拿) | features: steam room, massage, sauna, dark room, gym | customers: gay
I am confused.
“I just got back from Lisbon, where I spent eight days. On Monday, March 14, I decided to check out this sauna. So I went there, I rang the door bell to the place several times, and they would not let me in. Finally, I came to the conclusion that this establishment was for white people. I am a black American.“
Cleveland on 16-Mar-2016 | Problem with this review?
I am Confused
“Hello "I am confused" Hope the experience did not deter you from exploring other places. The are many good looking guys from Mozambique and Angola in Lisbon. Where you able to meet any??!!?? Can you share any info?“
JL on 30-Mar-2016 | Problem with this review?
Men from Mozambique and Angola
“Where can one come in contact with men from Mozambique and Angola in Lisbon❔❗❔“
GLJ on 26-Apr-2017 | Problem with this review?
Sorry to hear so.
“Dear "I am confused",
I am sorry to hear that. I am certain you know of Portugal's colonial past. Since the independence of the former colonies and until today, there are still straight ties with countries such as Guinea-Bissau, Cape Verde, San Tome and Principe and, as mentioned before, Angola and Mozambique. There are Portuguese POC. Although I would never say that there isn't racism in Portugal, I would not immediately assume that not opening the door was because of the colour of your skin.
What made you think that? Did you see a white person getting the door opened that made you assume that? Unfortunately, I believe that might be rather related to a wide spread lack of responsibility and commitment. Stores often do not open when they're supposed to or they may close during opening hours just because… Hence the Portuguese expression "Volto já." that you regularly find on the establishments' doors, meaning something like "I will be right back." Under no circumstances do I mean to discredit your experience or impression. I am just trying to make it a little less painful. I do hope you make it once more to Lisbon. I dare saying that I do know a couple of African-Portuguese.
Best of luck and kind regards.“
Miguel on 28-Dec-2018 | Problem with this review?
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