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Inselhouse Norderney – Live and relax in style

Schon bei der Lage punktet das Inselhouse Norderney in jeder Hinsicht: Es befindet sich sowohl direkt in der Stadt als auch sehr nah am Meer. Dadurch können die Gäste

The Inselhouse Norderney scores points in every respect when it comes to location: it is both directly in the town and very close to the sea. This means that guests can enjoy both advantages and either plunge into the lively hustle and bustle or indulge in long walks on the beach. All the important sights of Norderney as well as the centre with shopping opportunities, restaurants and cafés are within walking distance. After about two kilometres, holidaymakers also reach Norderney’s harbour, which is well worth seeing and can be the starting point of a great boat trip.

Inselhouse Norderney: Living in style

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The entire holiday domicile on Norderney is characterised by soft colours, a bright design and harmonious decorations. Guests can immediately feel at home there. Thanks to the large windows, all the accommodation units are flooded with light and radiate the necessary tranquillity that everyone inevitably associates with the North Sea. 21 flats between 52 and 112 square metres are available and are suitable for couples as well as families of different sizes. Each room has a balcony, an open plan design and impressive interiors by Danish brand Carl Hansen & Son. Free Wi-Fi is available in all areas in case guests want to do a little work while on holiday.

The Inselhouse Norderney attaches great importance to sustainability. Solar panels are used to heat the domestic water, the underfloor heating can be controlled separately for each room and the roof is greened with regional materials. This attracts native birds to nest and the animals can breed in a protected environment. Some of the flats allow dogs, which means that guests with four-legged friends are also very welcome.

Inselhouse Norderney: Leisure activities for the whole family

At and around the Inselhouse Norderney there are many possibilities for leisure activities to choose from. From the house, guests can use surfboards, beach chairs, handcarts, sand toys as well as bicycles if needed. The island is perfect to explore by bike. Flat cycle paths lead along the beach and to all the sights. The inner city area is restricted to motor vehicles, making it pleasant for bicycle tours. There are always great playgrounds along the beach, so a bike ride with the whole family is exciting and fun for everyone. Everyone can fortify themselves with coffee, hot chocolate and cake at the beach restaurant “Weiße Düne” and enjoy the view of the North Sea and the seagulls flying by from the panorama windows.

Not far from the Inselhouse is the Junkmann riding stable, which guests can reach after a 15-minute walk. Pony rides are offered daily for the little ones. Should the weather not play along, the accommodation has a modern playroom for the children. Adult guests, meanwhile, will find a change of pace in the well-equipped fitness room and the wellness area with sanarium, relaxation room and a Finnish sauna. Those who feel like sports and exercise can borrow the utensils for table tennis and play a round together with the family or other Inselhouse guests.

An absolute recommendation for the physical well-being is the surf café, which spoils guests with culinary delights at any time of the day. For traditional Nordic cuisine, the “Schmuggler” restaurant is a wonderful tip – however, a table reservation is advisable, as the restaurant rightly enjoys great popularity.

Fasten Ur Seatbelts, Norderney, Inselhouse

Fasten Ur Seatbelts, Norderney, Inselhouse

Hotel Bachmair Weissach: Family holiday at Lake Tegernsee

Bachmair Weissach, Tegernsee, Fasten Ur Seatbelts, Hotel Bachmair Weissach

The Spa & Resort Bachmair Weissach is located on the beautiful Tegernsee and is ideal for all families looking for a relaxing time out together. Due to the great location near the lake, guests can swim in Lake Tegernsee during the summer months and take advantage of its water sports facilities. Dog owners can bring their four-legged friends, as not only the resort but also its surroundings are extremely dog-friendly. Everyone will find the peace and quiet they need here to switch off and regenerate body and mind.

Living in style at Lake Tegernsee

The Spa & Resort Bachmair Weissach attaches great importance to regionality, which is also reflected in the design of the rooms. Materials such as reed linen were used to keep the interior as natural as possible. In soft shades, all rooms are bright, minimalist and modern, but are refined by traditional Tegernsee design. The clubhouses directly on the lakeside are particularly exclusive. With a great deal of privacy and comfort, guests can relax wonderfully while enjoying the lakeside sauna in winter and the adjacent lido in summer.

Culinary delights at the Spa & Resort Bachmair Weissach

The fresh and really delicious breakfast is served in the cosy atmosphere of the pavilion. In addition to sweet and savoury dishes, freshly squeezed juices and the option of à la carte ordering, there is nothing lacking. A special highlight is the healthy etagere, which together with the vitamin-rich juices and extras like chia pudding is ideal for nutrition-conscious guests. The great service with extremely friendly staff rounds off the culinary experience perfectly.

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For dinner, guests can choose from three different upscale restaurants. From alpine cuisine to modern Far Eastern cuisine with sushi variations, everything is represented. Additional options for dinner can be found in the clubhouse, the Tegernsee Phantastisch as well as in Bad Wiessee.

Relaxation for the whole family

All resort residents enjoy proper wellness time-out in the Family Spa. This is designed so that children can play and slide in the pool, which is easily visible and heated to 28 degrees, while parents are pampered. A family whirlpool is available for shared bubbly experiences. Those who want to get some exercise can do a few laps in the 15-metre swimming pool, always keeping an eye on the children as they frolic in the water. For cosy moments of relaxation with the whole family, the 65-degree family sauna is available. In the relaxation room made of fragrant pine wood, the body can calm down afterwards. The soothing atmosphere, pleasant temperature and the many indirect light sources in the spa area ensure that guests relax completely and leave everyday life behind.

Those who fancy a round of wellness without a child can make use of the Kids Club. This looks after the little guests from the age of three.

Things to do in Tegernsee

Not only family guests of the Spa & Resort Bachmair can playfully learn and discover in the 2,700 square metre “TEGERNSEE PHANTASTISCH” adventure world. The region, landscape, environment, traditions as well as the art and sport of Lake Tegernsee are the thematic focus and entertain every age group – ideal even if the weather does not play along, because the entire area is indoor.

The Alpakahof Tegernsee is only a three-minute drive away and perfect for beautiful days. Pre-booked guests can get close to the animals, learn from and with them or hike together with them. In the midst of the alpine surroundings, unforgettable impressions are created with the gentle creatures.

Falkensteiner Family Resort Lido – an experience for the whole family

Falkensteiner Family Resort Lido, Südtirol, Fasten Ur Seatbelts, South Tyrol

Arriving at the Falkensteiner Family Resort Lido is a great way to start your South Tyrolean holiday: while parents can settle comfortably on thick upholstered chairs in the stylish ambience of the lobby, the children travelling with them will have a blast on an armchair carousel. This is a fun way for travellers to bridge any waiting times for check-in. In addition, the entrance area, which has already been designed with all family members in mind, provides an appealing insight into the upcoming family holiday and the child-friendliness of the entire hotel.

Guests with two to three children are perfectly accommodated in the 35-40 square metre Premium Family Suites. Fine wooden floors, natural and earthy colours, an appealing design and a lot of comfort for small and large guests make the family rooms a special accommodation. While the parents sleep in a comfortable box-spring bed, the little guests can choose between single beds or the cosy Falkynest. There is a large games table in the room for spending time together, but there is also plenty of peace and quiet because a sliding door separates the children’s area from the parents’ part of the suite.

Fine gourmet cuisine at individual times

Falkensteiner Family Resort Lido, Südtirol, Fasten Ur Seatbelts

At the Falkensteiner Family Resort Lido, guests are pampered all day long with the best that South Tyrol has to offer as part of the new Verwöhnpension+. The resort attaches great importance to the use of ingredients from the region and the excellent quality of the selected dishes. So that everyone can eat at their personal comfort time and according to their hunger, the meals are presented in buffet form. This also guarantees individual meal times for families with children, so that the accustomed rhythm can be maintained on holiday. You can watch the dishes being prepared at live cooking stations, which makes the dining experience very authentic. The hotel’s own pasta and dumpling making is just as popular as the barbecue or pizza station, where every guest can help themselves to whatever they like. The finest ingredients from South Tyrol are combined with Italian influences at the Falkensteiner Family Resort Lido. On request, it is possible to order children’s menus, so that even the youngest guests can dine like the grown-ups. For infants from the age of eleven months, dishes from a choice of menus can be ordered the day before. The 12-Höfe gourmet kitchen is also happy to cater to personal dietary plans – so no one has to change their habits on holiday either.

Spa enjoyment and water fun

The 2,800 square metre Acquapura Spa with its newly designed water world is also conceptually geared towards the whole family. Spending a relaxing day together in the spa area is not possible in many hotels due to age restrictions. At the Falkensteiner Family Resort Lido, everyone is welcome to treat themselves to some well-deserved time out. Guests can relax together in the family sauna and indulge in various wellness treatments. Toddlers can play in the children’s pool, take bubble baths and feel like little kings/queens at the Kids Spa, while older children can let off steam on the slides in the water park.

So that the youngest guests can also pursue their urge to play and discover outside the water worlds, the resort offers age-appropriate care for every age group with Babyland, Falkyland and the Teen Zone. This is complemented by the numerous leisure activities on the Rooftop Sky Adventure Park so that no one is guaranteed to get bored. Skiing is possible all year round on the roof of the Falkensteiner, as are bobby car races, ball sports, jogging for the adults or sliding down the slide directly into the indoor water worlds.

Naturhotel Pfösl – Dreamlike location in the middle of the mountains

Naturhotel Pfösl, Südtirol, Fasten Ur Seatbelts

Amidst the clean mountain air of the Dolomites, the beautiful Naturhotel Pfösl is located on a high plateau and, not least due to its unique location, immediately makes every guest slow down. There are two great ski areas just a short distance away: 48 kilometres of ski slopes await holidaymakers in the Obereggen ski area, which is only seven kilometres away, and the Carezza winter sports area offers another 40 kilometres of skiing fun. Hotel guests can reach the former with the free shuttle. Non-skiers don’t miss out either, as the lifts make it possible to visit the mountains, which are up to 2,500 metres high, on foot. Once at the top, the entire panorama of this wonderful region opens up and is ideal for extensive hiking tours or relaxing walks.

A dream of Swiss stone pine

The rooms at the Pfösl are all closely connected to nature, which is reflected in the generous use of materials from this very nature. This creates a cosy atmosphere. The Alpina Zirbe suite was furnished with a combination of Swiss stone pine wood and fine fabrics as well as stylish decoration. With its fantastic mountain view, private loggia and a lounging area on the edge of the forest, guests in the suite want for nothing. The morning sun is booked here as well, which means that every holiday day at this retreat starts off right on a happy note.

The design of the individual rooms is closely related to the holistic architecture of the hotel. Natural elements, regional materials and plenty of space to make the most of the panoramic location are the cornerstones of the design of the nature hotel.

Indulgence, deceleration and winter activity tips

To complete a truly relaxing holiday, hotel guests have access to the 2,000 square metre indoor and outdoor nature spa. Relaxation rooms that invite you to switch off or read, eight saunas, Kneipp areas, a panoramic whirlpool and a large outdoor brine pool help you to unwind. With a pleasant water temperature of 35 degrees, body and soul can regenerate from everyday stress and convey pure comfort.

Seasonal and regional products as well as the use of fresh and healthy ingredients ensure well-being from the inside out. Delicious menus in the evening, special children’s menus, a rich breakfast in the morning and delicious cakes from the on-site pastry shop ensure the physical well-being of Pfösl guests.

Families with children will find numerous leisure activities at the Naturhotel. The donkeys melt hearts and are the special attraction of the petting zoo. The playground, a riding stable only two kilometres away, the hotel’s own toboggan run, the mini-golf course nearby and also the family hiking trails provide plenty of variety. Those travelling in winter can try out all the winter sports activities on their own or with a tour organised by the hotel. Hiking through the pine forests on snowshoes, testing out the numerous toboggan runs in the area or using the Hotel Pfösl as a starting point for cross-country skiing – the possibilities are very diverse. Due to the good location, the distances are short. Guests can also go ice skating in the sports centre in the centre of Nova Ponente and try out completely new winter activities thanks to the many offers.

Baayvillas – Living by the sea

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Baayvillas is a newly built holiday park by Dutchen on the Dutch Lauwersmeer. The modernly equipped villas can be booked for six to eight people and are situated in the middle of the natural habitat of many animals and plants. The incredible tranquillity of nature is immediately transferred to the guests. If you are looking for relaxation and at the same time appreciate the excursion possibilities in the immediate vicinity, the Baayvillas are just the right place for you.

The spacious layout and size of the houses make them ideal when several friends or families with children want to holiday together. Everyone is to themselves and yet always together.

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Exclusive villas with that little extra

All Baayvillas in Dutchen Holiday Park are exclusive, of high quality and very attractively furnished. Due to the division into two floors, they are extremely spacious and yet comfortably furnished. The light-flooded rooms, in combination with the bright, natural colours, create an immediate feel-good atmosphere. Via the large glass front of the terrace, holidaymakers can reach the outside, where a fireplace makes cosy barbecue or campfire evenings possible all year round. Guests have direct access to the sea via their own bathing jetty or one shared with another villa, where a boat can also be moored. Each villa has a private whirlpool on the terrace – sufficient relaxation is provided at all times.

Activities in the immediate vicinity

For those interested in exploring the area surrounding Baayvillas, there are several options. Five times a day there is a ferry to the Wadden Island Schiermonnikoog, which is unspoilt and offers beautiful walks in the habitat of the diverse bird life. Nature lovers also get their money’s worth during mudflat walks in the Moddergat mudflats or interesting oyster walks. Not only are the oysters harvested and their living conditions explained, but they are also opened fresh on site and tasted.

At least as interesting is the Pieterburen Seal Centre – Europe’s largest hospital for seals and harbour seals. There, injured and weakened animals are taken in, nursed up and then, if they are strong enough, returned to their natural environment.

Guests who want to get a breath of city air or run some errands can visit the beautiful old towns of Groningen or Dokkum, an old fortified town.

Those travelling with children can visit a small playground within walking distance of only five minutes or take a trip to the covered DoeZoo. Experiencing with all the senses is a priority here: The little guests are allowed to get up close and personal with the animals. Kissing frogs, carrying snakes around their necks or stroking the cute skunks are guaranteed to make a visit to the zoo unforgettable. For nice-weather days, the Adventure Park Waddenfun is perfect. Whether it’s canoeing, climbing in the high ropes course, archery or laser games – action fans will get their money’s worth here. Skill and courage, paired with adrenaline, guarantee lots of excitement and fun. The Adventure Park is a great destination for guests who want to experience an unforgettable day together with their family or friends travelling with them.


Barefoot Hotel – New design hotel on Mallorca

Barefoot Hotel, Til Schweiger, Fasten Ur Seatbelts

To feel good and enjoy – a dream hotel on the picturesque east coast of Mallorca, that is the Barefoot Hotel in Portocolom. Its bohemian chic breathes the serenity of the Balearics and is anchored in the colours, shapes, furnishings and generously sized rooms of this small, family-friendly hotel. Restrained luxury with natural colours and materials forms the basis of the pleasant design concept for this design hotel.

Barefoot Hotel, Til Schweiger, Fasten Ur Seatbelts

Situated in Portocolom, not far from the small harbour, only about 1.5 km from the nearest bathing beach “Cala Marcal”, it offers all the prerequisites for a relaxing holiday with sporting and many other experiences at the same time.
The hotel has 60 rooms and suites, some with terrace or balcony and private Jacuzzi. The basic architecture of the hotel with its pleasantly large rooms and lounges is modern – but pleasantly adapted to Majorcan traditions and perfectly fitted into the surrounding nature. The picturesque and unspoilt nature is taken up and continued here in the building and furnishings.

The fine sandy beach “Cala Marcal” is within easy reach. Sunbeds and parasols are available on the public beach for a fee. For those who like diving, the nearby “Skualo Adventure Sports Centre” offers all possibilities to explore the underwater world of Mallorca: PADI dives, introductory dives or diving visits to underwater sea caves.
Meals are offered by the Barefoot Hotel in Portocolom in two restaurants with rooftop and sun terraces. For variety in dining, there are many chic restaurants on the street surrounding the hotel to explore. The beach restaurant “S’Arenal de Portocolom”, just a few minutes’ drive away, is also particularly appealing. Bamboo hammocks under pine and tamarisk trees to relax in and enjoy seasonal salads, fruit platters and seafood are the specialities here.

Extreme care in the quality, freshness and originality of the ingredients, this also characterises the breakfast at the Barefoot Hotel, which can be enjoyed every day of the holiday.
The hotel’s child-friendliness should be emphasised, which is reflected not least in the practicalities: children’s tableware and toys are a matter of course in the hotel’s two restaurants.
The class of the Barefoot Hotel is also reflected in the fact that, in addition to a pool for cooling off or early morning exercise, a sauna with hamam has also been set up. Individual wellness offers can be arranged here at any time.

The “Parque National de Mondrago” is a special kind of excursion experience. This impressive nature park, established 30 years ago, is only about 20 minutes by car from the hotel. It offers access to beautiful and secluded stretches of beach and views of wild and romantic rock formations in several gorges, which can become raging torrents during rainfall. The park is accessible by a number of hiking trails and cycle paths, and is also accessible by car on a few roads during opening hours. Here grow the rare wild olive tree, various varieties of juniper and oleander, in damp areas tamarisk and in the cultivated zone also the almond, fig and carob trees that characterise Mallorca. The natural environment is home to turtles, countless reptiles, more than 70 species of birds and also the small-spotted genet, which has become rare on other Balearic islands.

The Barefoothotel is the perfect place in this environment of the original Mallorca. Here, the special nature, culture and philosophy of life of this Mediterranean island are taken up, implemented and made tangible in the architecture and hotel concept.