Discover Germany, Issue 44, November 2016

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Discover Germany | Special Theme | Wellness & More

Everything for the mind, body and soul Fancy leaving the everyday routine behind while pampering yourself with exceptional wellness offerings? Only 25 kilometres from Salzburg, the Tennis Wellness Garden in Bavaria’s Waging am See offers just that, plus great restaurants, sun terraces with panoramic views over the beautiful landscape and probably the most popular tennis camp in Germany. TEXT: NANE STEINHOFF | PHOTOS: TENNIS WELLNESSGARTEN WAGING AM SEE

“People that visit us can look forward to relaxation and activity at the same time,” the resort’s owner and tennis star Sepp Baumgartner smiles and adds: “People, who look for sport, wellness and culinary adventures during their holidays, will find their perfect destination here.” What exactly this means at the Tennis Wellness Garden becomes clear when entering its vast premises. Immediately, one is greeted by friendly employees and a calm, relaxing ambiance. The spa and wellness area is surrounded by beautiful gardens and is 60 | Issue 44 | November 2016

connected to a modern hotel and tennis facilities of the highest quality. Relax to the max A comprehensive sauna landscape with eight saunas invites visitors to a topclass spa day. Whether one wants a facial, a pleasant massage, special wellness treatments with high-quality ingredients, a meditation with a singing bowl or a bath with aromatic fragrance essences in the floating Soft Pack recliner, the Tennis Wellness Garden offers it all and more.

Rest and reading rooms, heated beds, swimming ponds that are surrounded by 500 different trees, plants and flowers or by candles at night, as well as a Japanese Zen garden with a cosy tea house are further relaxation places. Located directly next to the extensive garden, two restaurants pamper visitors with a sundeck, beer garden, sumptuous breakfast offerings and regional and international delicacies. After a relaxing day, the modern Wellness Garden Hotel, which opened its gates in 2014, offers everything from elegant rooms to suites that all follow the motto ”escape the everyday routine and inhale relaxation”. In total, 15 modern, lovingly decorated rooms are available – each one a generously sized oasis with a private character. Highlights in the hotel are surely the fully integrated, glazed showers