With everyday stress getting on to our nerves much quicker than the earlier times, the need for places where you can unwind, relax, and rejuvenate is on an exponential rise in this age. How about having all of that relaxation in the lap of nature where Alpine foothills and turquoise lake views greet your eyes? Where the soothing Black Forest countryside and Baltic sea add an x-factor to your relaxation. Sounds like music to the ears, right? Well, that’s exactly what hotels in Germany provide with dedicated wellness facilities onboard. Here’s a list of the top 10 wellness hotels in Germany where you could check yourself in for utmost relaxation.
For the ultimate wellness experience in the heart of the ‘Black Forest’, visit the extravagant Parkhotel Adler, situated close to the German-Swiss border. Whether you go solo, with friends, family or with your soulmate, they have an array of spa and wellness packages carefully curated for everyone. The treatments are executed by experts and guarantee you experience rejuvenation to the tee. This five-star property features a heated indoor and outdoor pool, a whirlpool, saunas, steam bath, a solarium, a gym, and a wellness and beauty center. The location of the resort is in the area which has been voted amongst the 16 places for best air quality in Germany.
Pamper yourself with the plush Turkish steam bath (hammam) at Titanic Gendarmenmarkt Berlin which is a luxury hotel and spa in the town center of Berlin. The property has dedicated a humongous area of about 1000 sqm (10763.9 sqft) for its Befine Sports & Spa. Flanked over two floors, this exclusive spa area boasts of the special Turkish hammam, a steam bath, a dry sauna with ice fountain, a large fitness club, relaxation rooms, and three spa suites where a host of massages and beauty treatments are offered.
Perched on the banks of Lake Tegernsee and offering unadulterated views of the Bavarian Alpine foothills, Althoff Seehotel Überfahrt hotel and spa is a wellness haven. The ‘4 Elements Spa’ by Althoff is inspired by the four elements of nature - fire, water, air, and earth and promises a well-balanced experience for each visitor. This exquisite spa features six different saunas and steam baths, three lounges with fireplace, drinking fountain and library, indoor, outdoor, whirlpool, a children’s pool, and a well-equipped fitness area. As if this wasn’t enough, they also have private lake access for the bonus nature therapy!
Bask in the Baltic Sea vibes with lovely sandy beach views at the Hotel Am Meer & Spa in Binz. The on-site spa facility, Meer Spa is a multi-award winner and assures the highest level of relaxation to one’s body, soul, and spirit through their extensive treatments. Their indoor pool features bubble loungers and a countercurrent system to better your body’s circulation. The spa is also famous for its infrared cabin where targeted heat treatments are done and the sun meadow cabin where one can get a gentle tan.
Another favorite on the Baltic coast is Grand Hotel Heiligendamm which spells luxury like no other. This property stands by its name and is grand in all manner; be it the numerous restaurants and bars, its opulent rooms, or the lavishly appointed spa facility Heiligendamm. Experience wellness programs tailored as per seasons and your body needs. They have specially designed treatments like the Sea Buckthorn Autumn treatment and the local plants and beeswax treatment to provide beauty, care, and vitality to your whole body.
Luxuriate yourself by checking into Kempinski Hotel Berchtesgaden, an award-winning five-star resort set in the lap of nature. With unrestricted views of the Bavarian Alps, their Kempinski spa is tasteful and well made. Their treatments are inspired from European seasons and guarantee total relaxation. Get a salt stone massage for a total body detox. You could also spend time in the special relaxation lounger where a unique ‘iLifeSOMM system’ combines a variety of therapies, such as music, sound, and infrared in one therapy to harmonize your body, mind, and soul by means of gentle vibrations and music. It’s nirvana!
Within a stone’s throw from the Binz beach, lies Dorint Strandhotel Binz/Rügen. Built to give you the absolute Mediterranean feel, this place is also equipped to take care of your wellness needs at their Dorint spa. A variety of rejuvenating spa rituals and massages are available to choose from. The favorites include the Rügen healing chalk treatment where the Rügen chalk is used for improving and revitalizing the skin and the evening primrose oil body massage which leaves the body heavily moisturized and counteracts the aging process of the skin.
Positioned in the gorgeous countryside of Bad Saarow, Hotel Esplanade Resort & Spa is an adults-only resort overlooking the Lake Scharmützelsee. They offer some highly unusual treatments which you can enjoy in solitude or with your loved one. One of the most unique treatments here is floating in the ‘Aqua Relax Temple’ in the company of soothing underwater music and starry dim lights. Here the body feels weightless and floats on the surface of the water. This treatment promotes blood circulation and stimulates the energy supply of the cells in the body.
Yachthafenresidenz Hohe Düne is a wonderland for families. With thoughtful arrangements for every member, this property overlooking the Baltic Sea features six restaurants, one of which is a Michelin star restaurant, five bars, a kids’ club with a free babysitting service, and a splendid spa named High Dune. The spa specializes in classical and traditional massages from all over the world, relaxing peels, and soothing bathing rituals. You can confidently escape the stress of everyday life as you indulge in these enriching treatments.
Parkhotel Frank in Oberstdorf is a resort dedicated to wellness and runs by the motto of giving topmost priority to their visitors’ well-being. They have a sophisticated menu of services on offer at their spa facility WellÉtage. From exotic baths to massages and from Ayurveda to Lomi Lomi, there is a lot one can indulge in for the best class relaxation. The spa also boasts of a cozy Finnish sauna. A fancy spa bar is available for refreshments during treatments as well.
Wellness amidst nature
All of these wellness hotels in Germany are characterized by their unique locations which are all near natural surroundings. Be it the Black Forest or the Baltic seafront, or the Alps and lakes, all these settings add on to the wellness factor. Indulging in treatments in such surroundings, overlooking such natural beauty, is much more effective and rejuvenating. Nature is the biggest healer after all. Germany is blessed with such good locales. Think no more and get going for that much-needed wellness break.
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