German Baltic Sea Island Spa Getaway: Combining German Spa Tradition with Exotic Thai Treatments

To most English-speaking tourists in Germany it comes as a surprise that as well as harboring dramatic mountain landscapes and cutting edge, culturally diverse cities, Germany encompasses a series of naturally and historically rich islands on its northern and eastern shores. Spas and bathhouses play a pivotal part in German seaside holidaymaking culture, and are, what's more, taken seriously: in Germany, "Kur"  is even seen as a means of medical rehabilitation, and can be covered by medical insurance companies - that is, for German citizens. Although tourists are not party to this particular luxury, a German Baltic Sea island spa getaway will certainly guarantee both deep relaxation and rehabilitation, whether advised by a medical practitioner or your own inner sense of well-being.

Ruegen Island: the Perfect German Baltic Sea Island Spa Getaway Destination

On Ruegen, the largest and most popular of Germany's islands, visitors can explore vast white beaches, chalk cliffs and verdant natural parks. Among the many architecturally accomplished baroque-style villas and hotels In the largest spa resort on the island, Binz, the visitor will find 5-star Grand Hotel Binz, a hotel offering an authentic German Baltic Sea island spa getaway experience with a decidedly oriental flair. Here the visitor can find inner peace in the bathhouse or on one of the many untouched beaches framing the island. Besides the usual panoply of luxurious spa treatments, facilities and programmes, the patron can also awaken their senses with the hotel's very own Thai Bali spa - designed, no less, by a grandson of the Thai king Rama IX Chantaka Purananda. In this palace of divine relaxation you will find skilled practitioners of Thai massage, plus exquisite Thai snacks and comfortable corners for you to recline and take time to revel in the Thai ambience on this German Baltic Sea island spa getaway.