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A healthy mix of spa treats and activity within powerful surroundings Situated in the middle of the unique Southern Black Forest natural park at an altitude of 1,000 metres, the Vier Jahreszeiten am Schluchsee spa hotel offers everything you need to switch off and forget about the rest of the world. Here you will find the peace, tranquility and treatments that allow you to fully relax as well as the natural surroundings for active recreation. TEXT: CORNELIA BRELOWSKI I PHOTOS: VJZ
The rooms offer stunning views on the Black Forest and the setting allows for an ideal mix between sport and recreation, beauty and wellness programmes. The culinary variety ranges from gourmet cuisine to traditional Black Forest dishes on to Mediterranean treats. Recreation is the main theme at the beauty pavilion. Apart from enjoying a vast bathing and sauna landscape, guests can pick from a multitude of treatments, ranging from medical baths to massages to spa packages of all kinds. The Ayurveda centre, with its team consisting of a doctor and therapists from Sri Lanka, indulges you with a range of authentic treatments and wholesome meals based on Ayurvedic recipes. In terms of active relaxation, wonderful Black Forest hiking trails start right in front of the hotel. Varied accompanied hikes
are on offer around the area through the hotel's own guide, while mountain bike trails are also to be found in close vicinity.
rope garden excursions, as well as snow Olympics during winter times. At the Vier Jahreszeiten am Schluchsee, you can fully enjoy your recreational time out or family holiday feeling safe and provided for, while taking in the stunning natural setting of the Schluchsee, surrounded by the powerful energy of the Black Forest. www.vjz.de
Yoga and back strengthening fitness are part of the regular wellness programme as well as Qigong, aqua aerobics and Nordic walking amidst the wonderful panoramas of the Black Forest and Schluchsee lake. There is the 27-hole Obere Alp golf course and tennis players get their money's worth all year round on five outdoor and four indoor courts.
Family holidays are supported by the multiple, award-winning range of activities the Vier Jahreszeiten am Schluchsee has to offer. The Spatzenclub kindergarten provides for day programmes while sports tournaments for indoor hockey, table tennis, football or basketball are tempting the kids to get active. Outside offers include nature exploring trips and high Issue 44 | November 2016 | 63
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