Situated 100 kilometres south of Munich, in a wide and secluded high valley of the Bavarian Alps, close to the ancient castles of King Ludwig II, is the luxury five-star superior hotel Schloss Elmau Luxury Spa Retreat & Cultural Hideaway. Bright green meadows and roaring mountain streams form the perfect backdrop to this dreamlike hotel. Schloss Elmau Luxury Spa Retreat & Cultural Hideaway consists of two hotels, one resort, five separate spas for families and women, as well as exclusive areas for adults, two gyms, one indoor pool, four all-year-round heated outside pools, a yoga centre offering daily yoga classes and special yoga retreats, nine restaurants including award-winning cuisine, four lounges and two bars, edutainment and adventure for children, three libraries, a bookshop and a unique concert hall. Guests of one hotel are welcome to enjoy the amenities of the others as well, bearing in mind that the hotel facilities are exclusively reserved for hotel guests. Recipient of a Michelin star and 17 Gault Millau points, the “Luce d’Oro” forms the centre of Schloss Elmau’s culinary portfolio. The “Fidelio” enchants its guests with freshly prepared Thai haute cuisine. The “La Salle” offers breakfast in the mornings and an open live cooking experience in the evenings. In the cosy “Kaminstüberl” guests can choose from the “La Salle” menu or a variety of fondues. Additionally, guests can find a broad and diverse culinary selection at the “Wintergarten”, where they can enjoy a picturesque view of the Wetterstein. Furthermore, a variety of bars and lounges are available for the guests’ use. To make the guests’ pleasure complete, there is a multiple-award-winning, extraordinary spa offering and a cultural programme for four generations.
Schloss Elmau and the Schloss Elmau Retreat, which was newly opened in 2015, provide overall 162 different rooms and suites within a heavenly secluded location between Karwendel, Wetterstein massif and Zugspitze. The spacious rooms combine stylistically sophisticated architecture and contemporary comfort with subtle Asian influences and warm lighting. Thanks to its spectacular hillside location with a breathtaking view of Wetterstein, the suites in the 150-metre distant Schloss Elmau Retreat offer a maximum of peace and privacy for spa lovers and aesthetes. The modern interior design displays Asian ease and cosmopolitan seclusion.
Rates start at EUR 400 per room per night.
RECOMMENDATION & AWARDS
The Schloss Elmau Luxury Spa Retreat & Cultural Hideaway has been awarded with uncountable international awards and is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.