The Schloss Elmau Experience

Wellness for all senses

100 km south of Munich. 1000 m above sea level. Tucked deep in the calm of the Bavarian Alps. A sanctuary framed by lofty mountains & crystal clear lakes. Listen to the deafening sound of silence & rushing streams. Discover the ultimate 5 Star Wellness Hotel in Bavaria. A Luxury Spa Retreat & Cultural Hideaway.

Relax in six separate spas for adults & families. Practice Yoga, Pilates or Taiji. Reenergize with Sports Unlimited. Let your kids participate in Edutainment Workshops & Soccer Camps. Enjoy an outstanding bookstore & restaurants for gourmets & cosmopolitans. Experience concerts with great artists on the pulse of time.

Awards & Accolades
Two 5 Star Superior Wellness Hotels. Residence of the heads of State & Government during the G7 Summit 2015. Numerous awards as the worlds best Spa Hotel.

Two Leading Hotels. One Luxury Spa Resort.
Schloss Elmau offers its guests the freedom of choice between two 5 Star Hotels. Guests staying at one hotel can enjoy all the great offers of the other.

The Luxury Spa Retreat
build in 2015 as residence for the heads of state & government during the G7 Summit 2015. The Retreat is located on a sunny hilltop 150m west of the Hideaway and features 47 suites & juniorsuites with noiseless AC, 3 restaurants & terraces, Library Lounge with two open fire places, separate spa floors, pools & saunas for adults, ladies & families, 7 treatment rooms, state of the art fitness gym & a spectacular Yoga Pavillon.

 The Luxury Spa & Cultural Hideaway
build in 1916, reconstructed & expanded in 2007, 115 rooms & suites, 5 restaurants & lounges, a Michelin Star Restaurant, bookstore, 3 libraries, the legendary concert hall, separate spas, large pools & saunas for adults, ladies & kids, kids club, bike & ski rental & sports concierge

Concert Hall
Since more than 100 years Schloss Elmau is celebrating a unique cultural tradition featuring each year more than 200 concerts & talks with great artists of our time.

Bookstore & Libraries
A world class booktore and three librariers offer food for thought for all generations. 

Restaurants & Lounges
Schloss Elmau celebrates the art of refining the elementary in six restaurants & three lounges for gourmets & cosmopolitans.  The Fidelio Thai Restaurant offers authentic High Thai Food and has been rated by the Gourmet Guide Gault Millau with 15 Points as one of the top ten Thai Restaurants in Germany. The Fondue Restaurant Kaminstube features Chinese & Swiss cheese fondues.The Gourmet Restaurant Luce d`Oro has been awarded a Michelin Star since 2011.The La Salle Family Restaurant offers the best of many worlds for four generations. Die Elmauer Alm Mountain Restaurant features authentic Bavarian Food and panoramic views of the Alps.  The Summit Restaurant & the Tutto Mondo Restaurant offer great Italian Cuisine & Steaks. The Ananda Spa Restaurant and the Ganesha Spa Restaurant offer breakfast & lunch.

The Spa Hotel
Six separate Spas & Pools for adults and families offer perfect calm as well as as unrestricted quality time for relaxed partents with their children.

The Adults Only Badehaus Spa
features three large outdoor pools heated yearround, several saunas, steam baths & relaxation rooms, 17 treatment rooms, a Lady Spa & Traditional Chinese Medicine Health Spa, a Yoga & Pilates Studio, Fitness Gym, Tea Lounge and last not least a Spa Restaurant for breakfast & lunch.

The authentic Oriental Hamam
features four treatment rooms, three dome rooms, two steam baths and a large tea lounge on a total of 500sqm.

The Shantigiri Adults Spa
is a textile spa featuring two separate saunas and steam baths for gentlemen and ladies and a common hot salt water pool heat yearround, a cold plunge pool, relaxtion area with breathtaking views on the mountains and a tea lounge with an open fire place.

The Shantigiri Family Spa
is a textile Spa featuring a large outdoor lappool heated yearround and relaxation room with an open fire place as well as a high tech Fitness Gym and a Spa Restaurant.

The Family Spa
offers an 25m Indoor Lappool, several  saunas and steam baths as well as a tea lounge.

The Nature Spa
at the Ferchenbach Creek is open from June-September and features a large lappool and a spectacular sauna right in front of the rushing stream

TCM Health Spa
is run by Dr. med.Univ. Imke König and offers traditional chinese medicine healing methods, Taijiquan & QiGong.

The Yoga Hotel
The Jivamukti Yoga Center is run by Spa Director Johannes Mikenda and offers two daily classes for beginners and advanced yogis as well as many Yoga Retreats and the Annual Yoga Summit with great teachers of popular Yoga styles.

The Sports Hotel
Schloss Elmau offers Sports Unlimited in all seasons. Summer Sports includes guided Hiking tours, Climbing, E.Mountainbike Rental, Tennis on three clay courts, Golf, Archery, Horseback Riding, Rafting, Surfing & Fly Fishing. Winter Sports includes  great Alpine Skiing & Snowboarding in Seefeld, Garmisch-Partenkirchen and the Zugspitz Glacier from November to April, Cross Country Skiing & Ice Skating right in front of the hotel.

The Family Hotel
Schloss Elmau offers a unique cultural & sports Programm for kids & teens.
The legendary Edutainment Programm feature Chess Academy, Literature, Science, Film, Photo, Creative Writing, Debating Clubs, Robot Technology, etc.  Workshops with renowned teachers, The Soccer Camps are guided by trainers from VFB Stuttgart & RB Leipzig, two top Bundesliga Clubs. The Adventure & Sports Programm inspires kids from 6/15 years of age. The Kids Club takes care of kids from 1-5 years of age from 9am to 9pm. Babysitting can be arranged on request and will be charged separately..


Best Destination Spa 2018

Schloss Elmau has once again been named Best International Destination Spa in Travel + Leisure’s 2018 World's Best Awards. Travel + Leisure is the largest and most influential travel magazine brand in the United States. Thank you for your vote!

Running Retreat

9 – 13 September

Dwell in possibility

Enjoy the freedom of choice &
grand yet intimate interiors blending
ultimate contemporary comfort with 
understatement, subtle oriental influences,
warm lights & precious natural materials
from around the world.

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