Our favourite places to stay in Germany with a private sauna - add a little luxury to your vacation!
A wellness holiday is a perfect way to unwind from the daily grind of day-to-day life. Pamper yourself by booking a stay in one of these gorgeous German hideaways, each complete with its own private sauna so you can sweat in privacy!
Not won over by the idea of a sauna? Check out our beginner's guide to German sauna culture.
We believe there’s nothing more meditative than watching the waves, and from the expansive terrace at Rhine Houseboats you have the feeling you can wash your busy thoughts away with the water that gently laps against the side of the large wooden houseboat. But this isn’t your standard houseboat, this is a houseboat that you wish was your home: modern interiors, a fireplace and panoramic windows that allow you to spot kingfishers flying past. Plus, in some boats, you even have a private sauna that you can use Finnish style, jumping into the cool lake water after each sauna session.
This award-winning pair of architecturally designed houses are simply stunning. While small, the bright, open spaces seem to blend with the stunning mountains surroundings (the houses are at the edge of the Bavarian and Tyrolean Alps), making the houses feel endless. Modern interiors - such as a kitchen complete with Teppan Yaki grill and private saunas - allow you to switch off in nature while being utterly spoilt.
We love this bold, modern take on local architecture. The two-storey house was built using local wood, metal, stone and concrete, and blends into the small fishing village of Wieck, located on the underrated Fischland-Darß-Zingst peninsula. The open-plan living space has an enticing kitchen and a cosy fireplace, while upstairs you find a large bathroom complete with a sauna.
Within this gorgeous white-wall, thatched-roof cottage - formerly used by farmers and bakers, sailors and students - lie two stunning apartments, one of which has a private sauna. The minimalist interiors with pops of colour and wood-burning fires are the perfect place to curl up in after a long day exploring the rugged North Frisian island of Föhr.
Just a stone’s throw from the Baltic coast, somewhere between Wismar and Boltenhagen lies this bright, open cabin with views over the sand dunes. Built using ecologically sustainable principles, this wooden house with floor-to-ceiling windows is the picture-postcard perfect seaside cabin. Round up your friends to make the most of the three bedrooms and the private sauna.