Discover Germany, Issue 29, August 2015

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Discover Germany | Special Theme | Swiss Lakeside Splendour

Truly Royal Thai is the motto in the Restaurant Samui-Thai. Here, every single bit from the china and the flower arrangements on the tables to the always smiling staff are a 100 per cent Thai. Gaeng Kiaw Wan Gung or Gai Priaw Wan are just two examples of what to expect from the mouth-watering menu, which is a Royal Thai culinary journey of discovery.

of a relaxing Thai spa experience, Thai dining or experiencing the beautiful surrounding nature,”Halbeisen concludes.

Swiss-French with magnificent lake views is what awaits guests in the Restaurant Seerose and if the weather is nice, a visit to the rather casual Seeterrasse is the perfect backdrop for an al fresco dining experience. The best place to end a relaxing day is to enjoy a single malt whiskey in the newly designed Bar & Lounge. Take a spa trip to Thailand Dreaming of a trip to Bali with a relaxing Thai massage and stunning water views? No need to board a plane as the new 1,000 square metre large Cocon-Thai-Spa offers all of the above. Again, the team of therapists is Thai and for all therapists it is a must to be fully trained in his or her field. “It was quite a challenge to find the right people as we needed fully qualified and trained staff,” Halbeisen recalls. Today the spa is attracting visitors from far beyond the Aargau canton borders. deriving from the four elements earth, air, fire and water and refer to the Asian philosophy of the founder. Total privacy and ultimate comfort can be expected in the lavish Cocon Junior Suites and Suites with their large individual outdoor bathtubs, ready for a dip under the stars with stunning lake views. Swiss delicacies meet Royal Thai cuisine Guests are spoiled for choice in the Seerose Resort & Spa. Just in time for the summer season, new head Chef Andre Buser took over. He spent over 20 years in the finest kitchens of Asia and now spearheads the three restaurants on site. The Restaurant Cocon convinces with a menu made of Swiss classics with an Asian twist.“Discovering the exotic in the familiar”is what Andre Buser and his team strive to create by using only the finest, freshest and most original ingredients.

Unforgettable events Given the picturesque location and the unique dual culture business concept, the Seerose Resort & Spa has become a popular private and corporate event location. Several conference and banquet rooms, again clients may choose from the three different design worlds, are equipped with the latest technology. They offer space for events of up to 200 participants and can be decorated for any kind of event including a romantic wedding or a big birthday bash. A top tip for smaller group entertainment is a tasting session in the exclusive Solaia Wine Cellar or a party in the bright and airy Winter Garden. If it is private or leisure, a trip to the sunny side of Lake Hallwil is rewarded with a great deal of treats for all senses.“The place is great for a compact stay. Be it in the form

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