A number of tourists today take health and wellness vacations where they book reservations at spa resorts domestically and internationally. They have numerous choices to select from. Some go for hot springs or mud baths while others prefer facials or therapeutic massage. One way are the other, there are numerous options. One of the latest health and wellness crazes is beer spa therapy which is extremely popular in Austria and Germany as well as the Czech Republic. Surprisingly, beer spa therapy dates back to the days of ancient Rome.
There are a number of beer spas in operation today and since they each prefer to use their own brew, we’ve chosen four of the more popular ones to highlight for this content – 2 in Austria and 2 in Germany.
Landhotel Moorhof (Franking, Austria) – if you are looking for a theme vacation that is both exciting and unique, the Landhotel Moorhof is what you’re looking for. It’s also a must for beer connoisseurs as well as anyone who is into health and wellness. This establishment offers the widest range of services of most of the beer spas that are in operation today. All of the beer barrel-styled spas are big enough for couples so you can enjoy all the togetherness you want when you visit this spa.
Starkenberger Beer Pool (Tarrenz, Austria) – this one of the few places in the entire world where you can literally dive into a swimming pool filled with beer instead of water. In fact, there are 7 pools, each measuring 13 feet in length and containing 42,000 pints of different brews. You can sit and relax, totally immersed in beer. Supposedly, beer is good for one’s skin as it cures psoriasis and open wounds. Just don’t drink the beer as drinking from the pool is not advised.
Landhotel Kummerower Hof (Neuzelle, Germany) – another one of the hotels and spas that found in this beer-oriented city not far from the Neuzeller Kloster Brewery in Dorchetal’s peaceful Schlaubetal Nature Park. The bungalows and rooms offered at this establishment have a cozy, family feel to them are each furnished in a unique, individual style. The guests can enjoy other spa treatments and a variety of massage treatments.
Neuzeller Kloster Brewery (Neuzelle, Germany) – this combination brewery and beer therapy spa is best known for its “Anti-Aging-Bier” or anti-aging beer. The brewery itself is over 400 years old and is located on what was once the grounds of a monastery that dates back to the 12th century. In addition to the standard ingredients that go into their different brews, they also add flavonoids and spirulina which promotes better health and longevity. One of their beers was specially formulated for bathing and is used in their beer spas.