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Relaxation at the highest level

Here, body and soul breathe a sigh of relief: the latest wellness and a good pinch of Wachau make the Panorama SPA of the Gartenhotel Pfeffel in Dürnstein an oasis of well-being between vineyards and the Danube river.

Tasty nature

The palm leaves sway gently in the evening breeze that sweeps up from the Danube, dense vine leaves shield the view and the sky over the Wachau invites you to count sheep: the penthouse spa in the Gartenhotel Pfeffel is a fountain of youth for body and soul. On the fifth floor of 1,200 m² you will find everything a first-class wellness area needs – and a little more. A bio sauna and a Finnish sauna, both with a view of the Danube, a brine grotto that is particularly beneficial for the skin and respiratory tract, and an emerald steam bath can be experienced here. The heart, however – after all, you are in the middle of the Wachau – is the infrared wine barrel sauna, a comfortably spacious giant barrel that relaxes muscles and strengthens the immune system with the deep warmth of the infrared rays.

Heated outdoor pool

Stress and hustle and bustle stay outside, in the spacious relaxation lounge of the wellness pavilion, the gentle play of red and green light ensures relaxation, but also the double loungers between the lush, almost tropical green or the resting places on the terrace with a view of the distance. The pool, which is heated to 32 ° C all year round, is only a few steps away and the tea and fruit bar and fruit basket are also available next door. The rooms are at a pleasant temperature without being overheated, and the experience showers give off a fine fragrance.

Vinoble and Styx

The applications in the beauty area are also a treat for the nose, but also for the skin. The five treatment cabins on the fourth floor are bright and friendly, the high-tech loungers, chairs for pedicures and manicures as well as the accessories. The products, on the other hand, only have nature in them: Vinoble and Styx are among Austria’s highest quality cosmetic brands. Styx, for example, works with fine herbs, rose essences and of course the region’s favorite, apricot. Vinoble specializes in the precious ingredients of grapes. And just in time for spring, the beauty experts have come up with a light, fruity motto for everything to do with beauty: goat’s milk and apricot, two traditional yet highly innovative ingredients for radiantly fresh and youthful skin and a velvety complexion – just like a delicate Wachau apricot.

Is there a thermal bath in the Wachau?

There are no thermal baths in the Wachau, but we are allowed to bring you ours
pamper the wonderful penthouse spa:

  • 5 different saunas (infrared sauna, bio sauna, Finnish sauna, steam bath and brine grotto)
  • Laconium bench
  • Relaxation area
  • heated outdoor pool
  • Sun terrace

await you on the fifth level of the hotel.

Are there any romantic packages for couples?

Our packages for the spa area offer something for everyone: the regular short stay from 2 p.m. with sauna and pool enjoyment for a few hours or the flat rates including massage, wellness bag and time in the restaurant with the gourmet menus that change in the evening with accompanying wine.

Find the way to the day spa packages HERE.

Are there wellness vouchers for free?

We create vouchers for all the hotel’s services – also for your time out in the penthouse spa of the garden hotel.

What does day spa mean?

“Away from home and yet close by” – enjoy a few hours in the penthouse spa of the garden hotel – HERE our options for your day stay in the Wachau (without overnight stay)