Discover Germany | Issue 20 | November 2014

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Relaxing, healing and banqueting in the Swiss Alps The Grand Resort Bad Ragaz offers its guests a unique combination of spa, health and outstanding culinary experiences in a luxurious setting TEXT: DORINA REICHHOLD | PHOTOS: GRAND RESORT BAD RAGAZ

The Swiss Alps are inspiring. The stunning nature surrounding Bad Ragaz, in the canton of St Gallen in north-eastern Switzerland, gave Johanna Spyri ideas for her world-famous Heidi stories. It is also home to the Grand Resort Bad Ragaz, which comprises the two five star hotels Grand Hotel Quellenhof & Spa Suites and the Grand Hotel Hof Ragaz. Bad Ragaz is the leading Wellbeing and Medical Health Resort in Europe. Its success lies in the healing quality of its thermal water; this has its source in the Tamina valley, on the outskirts of which Bad Ragaz is situated. This health-promoting thermal water has been used since the 13th century and forms an

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integral part of the spa offered by Grand Resort Bad Ragaz. The 36.5° Wellbeing & Thermal Spa covers around 5,500m² and comprises several pools, saunas and steam

rooms. Different types of massage and beauty treatment are part of the spa menu as well as different fitness courses.The Tamina Therme, with its 7,300 m² modern wellness area is an architectural highlight. It complements the resort`s spa experience and adds to its reputation as, according to the Swiss SonntagsZeitung, the ”Best Wellness Hotel in Switzerland” in 2014.