Austria is famous for its fabulous ski resorts, but it is not just a destination for winter sports. Many resorts are also home to luxury spas, which are busy all year round, attracting visitors in search of healing treatments or aquatic activities for all the family.
If you want to be pampered while you are in Alpendorf, the Alpina Spa and Sports Hotel is the place to go. Whether you would like to relax in an aromatherapy bath, a saltwater bath or a Finnish sauna, you will find all the facilities you want at the Alpina Spa. There is a wide selection of treatments available, from soothing massages to cleansing body wraps. Kids and teenagers are also catered for, with a range of treatments and manicures available for young guests. If you’d prefer to be more active you can participate in a variety of sports, with tennis courts, a gym and fitness classes among the facilities provided at the hotel.
The charming historic resort of Bad Gastein in south-west Austria has had a reputation for its healing waters since the 16th century. Many years later in the 19th century Marie Curie identified the presence of radon in the water, and today radon therapies are still popular at the town’s spas.
Facilities at the Felsentherme spa in Bad Gastein include open air hot springs overlooking the beautiful mountain scenery, a hot spring pool sunk into prehistoric rock, and a family area with kids’ pool, grotto and thermal waterfall.
The nearby Alpentherme resort at Bad Hofgastein features thermal swimming lakes and a family zone with rafting slide, speed slide and multimedia dome. There is also an excellent sports medical facility offering treatments for both amateurs and professionals.
The Tauern Spa and Therme in Kaprun has extensive spa facilities, with both indoor and outdoor areas, and a glass-covered outdoor pool. Enjoy the views of the magnificent mountain scenery as you train in the fitness room, or relax in the treatments zone with a healing bath or massage. The family area with outdoor pool, water slides and playground is perfect for keeping younger guests entertained.
Kitzbuhel’s Q! Resort is just a five-minute walk from the heart of the town. The spa facilities include steam bath, saunas and a fitness suite, and there is a natural swimming pool in the grounds. Choose from a range of massage and beauty treatments or join a yoga or Pilates class. Meals are prepared using organic ingredients, some grown in the resort’s own garden, and special dietary needs are well-catered for, including vegetarian and vegan.
The stylish Urslauerhof spa and hotel in Maria Alm offers an extensive range of therapies and beauty treatments, from volcanic mud packs to floral hay baths. Traditional treatments are also available, including deluxe manicures, pedicures and facials, all using premium quality products. Take in the stunning view of the Hochkonig Mountain as you swim in the beautiful panoramic indoor and outdoor pool.