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Take a well-deserved break in the Austrian Alps Whether you are looking for a romantic couple’s getaway, a relaxing wellness break, an action-packed adventure trip or a fun-filled holiday for the whole family: Hotel Ebner’s Waldhof am See has it all. Located just 22 kilometres from the city of Salzburg in Austria’s stunning Salzkammergut region, the hotel offers a broad range of nature, wellness and sports activities. Thus, you can be sure to find something for everyone all year round.
iday,” says CEO Daniela Kari, responsible for marketing and finance within the family business.“Our guests’ constant positive feedback and the fact that we still manage to surprise them is our biggest motivator.”
“The region also has a longstanding reputation as a fantastic hiking area, which is best discovered with one of the regular hiking tours led by our fitness coach Conny,” adds the hotel manager. Along the way, you can rest at one of the many charming mountain hut restaurants, including the hotel’s own Waldhof Alm, and try some traditional Salzkammergut food.
Summer: A beach holiday with a difference
Winter, or WWW: Waldhof’s Winter Wonderland
“In the summertime, many of our guests explore the crystal-clear Lake Fuschl, which is located just a few steps from the hotel,” explains Kari. Activities include taking a boat trip on a traditional wood-
“Our winter activities include skiing, snow-shoe walks, curling, ice yachting, snow-tubing, snow-biking, ice skating, tobogganing, the new trend sport Nordic Cruising or horse-drawn sleigh rides,”says
TEXT: SONJA IRANI I PHOTOS: HOTEL EBNER’S WALDHOF AM SEE
Originally founded in 1958 as a small bed and breakfast, the family-run hotel has expanded massively during the last 40 years. Nowadays, the superior four-star hotel on the shores of Lake Fuschl offers the biggest private spa in the Salzkammergut region, a wide range of summer and winter activities, a nine-hole golf course, high-quality restaurants with traditional food from the region, an indoor gym and a huge adventure playground for the little ones. But this is not all. “There is so much to do here that many of our guests return for another hol50 | Issue 47 | February 2017
en passenger boat, rowing a boat yourself, kayaking, cycling, walking, hiking or simply relaxing at the hotel’s private Lakeside beach garden.
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