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Hotel Solthus Unwind and relax surrounded by untouched nature Located on the scenic German island Rügen, on the shores of the Baltic Sea, four-star Hotel Solthus is a real gem. Nestled within lush nature, the hotel invites guests to let go of the daily hustle and bustle and indulge in the outstanding treatments their brand-new Aquamarine SPA has to offer.
ish and organic saunas, steam baths with light therapy and the infrared cabin invite to leave all worries behind and allow body and soul to relax deeply.
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After a day spent in the spa or watching the waves, guests can indulge in local or international cuisine at the hotel’s Scandinavian-style restaurant. The fresh produce is of course sourced regionally and the chefs even prepare their very own seasoning salt variations.
The crisp and healing sea breeze, the lush green grass and the soft sand that is gently kissed by the incoming waves – all that is already worth a trip to the beautiful island of Rügen. But to top the island’s naturally relaxing atmosphere even further, make sure to book one of the 39 rooms and suites at Hotel Solthus. It is tucked away from the tourist areas, and situated right in the heart of the stunning South-East Rügen Biosphere Reserve. The rooms either have a balcony or terrace, featuring views of the Selliner Lake with its charming reed landscape or the impressive Bay of Greifswald. It is a truly unique location with many opportunities for exploring the rest of the island. Whether it is by bike, horse or with the legendary steam-powered narrow-gauge 60 | Issue 56 | November 2017
railway lovingly called ‘Rasender Roland’ (Speeding Roland), there is the right package for everyone. Guests can also go on chartered sailing yacht tours conveniently taking off right by the hotel. Hotel director Finn Nielsen tells us about the newest developments, the Aquamarine SPA: “This year we finished our wellness area of 350 square metres with an indoor pool featuring massage jets and overlooking the biosphere reserve. For us, it was very important to follow a modern design, offering top-notch comfort and the highest feel-good factor.” Experienced staff offer a range of treatments from hot stone massages and various body peelings to medical chalk or natural mud applications, algae packs and Cleopatra baths to name but a few. Finn-
All in all, Hotel Solthus is the perfect location to discover the beautiful island or to be pampered in an atmospheric setting. www.solthus.de