Discover Germany | Issue 28 | July 2015

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Discover Germany | Special Theme | Adventurous Germany

Holistically happy holidays Situated directly at the seafront promenade of the beautiful Baltic Sea island Usedom, the four-star superior boutique hotel and spa Das Ahlbeck presents everything needed for a fantastic holiday experience. Exceptional flight offers from many destinations make it easy for everyone to visit beautiful Usedom. TEXT: NANE STEINHOFF | PHOTOS: BERGE WERBUNG & FOTOGRAFIE / WWW.BERGE.AT

Endlessly long fine sand beaches, fresh sea air and a nature reserve – the island of Usedom impresses not only in summer, but throughout the seasons. The Ahlbeck hotel with its modern, yet timeless design, is the perfect refuge at the end of an eventful day. A wide range of luxurious rooms and suites with magnificent views, perfect customer service, creative culinary delicacies and a lavish wellness and spa area make the Ahlbeck hotel the favourite choice for many. The hotel’s special flight offers make the island easily accessible for visitors from the DACH region. Flights from Cologne,

Stuttgart, Düsseldorf, Dortmund, Frankfurt, Zurich and Bern are combined with exceptional hotel packages: One deal offers seven nights with a wellness breakfast buffet, the return flights and transfer from the airport to the hotel. A welcome menu, a welcome cocktail, a relaxing water jet massage, a one-day bike hire for island exploration, a comfortable beach chair for a day and the exclusive Ahlbeck Ticket of Usedom’s Baederbahn (a train connecting villages on the Baltic Sea coast) are only a few perks that are included. Additionally, visitors can participate in the matutinal sport and activity programme and receive

Peace of mind on the go With plenty of experience and awards under its belt, you can be sure that your little ones will travel safely and comfortably with the high-quality products of worldwide acknowledged child seat manufacturer Diono. TEXT: SONJA IRANI | PHOTOS: DIONO

“Many child seat manufacturers either focus on a good-looking design or safety,”says Jo Ebdon-Muir, Marketing Manager EMEA. “However, what the consumers are really looking for in child seats and accessories is a combination of quality, safety, comfort, an appealing design and easy handling.” Seattle-headquartered Diono provides just that, for example with their popular child seat model Monterey2. Ten internationally renowned awards for safety, quality and design speak for itself. Since starting the EMEA business in 2001, the company sold over seven million units without a single product recall. “In Germany, Austria and Switzerland

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alone we offer around 60 practical accessories in our range such as the waterproof seat pad Seat Guard Complete or the rear-view mirror Easy View,” explains Ebdon-Muir.“These simplify the daily tasks of parents and at the same time guarantee the highest level of safety and comfort. Just

free access to the sauna, pool and cardio landscape - all for an unbeatable price. www.das-ahlbeck.de

like our child seats, our accessories are crash test proven.” With the Easy View, Diono invented the first back seat mirror that rotates 360 degrees and pivots on a ball and socket for the perfect angle to view an infant, without moving your rear view mirror. Diono products are available from retail partners such as BabyOne or the Reboarder shops. Alternatively, you can buy them online at windeln.de, babyartikel.de and mytoys.de. www.diono.com Portrait: Jo Ebdon-Muir Below: Diono EasyView (left). Monterey2 (right)