CESTA GRAND Aktivhotel & Spa ****S
In Bad Gastein, in the heart of the High Tauern National Park in the Salzburgerland region, the CESTA GRAND Aktivhotel & Spa offers 4-star superior accommodation all year round. While in the winter the Gastein Valley, at 1000 meters above sea level, is a skiing paradise with 200 km of slopes among the four different resorts, in spring and summer the area offers an vast network of trails to be explored on foot or bike, golf courses, tennis courts and much more. Bad Gastein is also a renowned spa town, with natural spring water surfacing at 17 different sources and famous for its beneficial properties, which help the body's natural cell repair mechanism. The benefits of the local spring water can be enjoyed directly at the CESTA GRAND, a modern hotel with a wide range of exclusive services, such as a spa that contains a large spring-water pool, and other relaxation and wellness facilities. The hotel also has a restaurant that serves the finest Austrian cuisine, a large lawn where guests can relax in the sun, bicycles and mountain bikes for adults and children, and a large car park. Around the hotel, the breath-taking mountain landscape blends harmoniously with the beauty of the town of Bad Gastein and its architecture in the style of the "belle epoque".
With approximately 2.000 square meters, the Spa & Beauty area of the CESTA GRAND is dominated by the large indoor pool filled with spring water and surrounded by glass walls that offer a magnificent panorama of the surrounding Alps. The spa also contains a sauna with aromatic herbs and a Finnish sauna, a steam bath, the grotto with multisensory showers, the Kneipp circuit, and various relaxation rooms. A range of treatments are available for the face and body and a medical consultancy service to recommend the best spa treatments for guests at the famous health spas of Gasteiner Heilstollen or Felsentherme Gastein.
There are 3 different types of rooms and suites available at the CESTA GRAND, of sizes that range from 35 to 62 square meters. All accommodation has a telephone, satellite TV, a minibar, a safe, and free Wi-Fi connection. The superior rooms have separate bedroom for the 3rd person and the suites have a lounge separate from the bedroom.
The restaurant "Herd & Seele" of the CESTA GRAND serves traditional Austrian cuisine, such as Tafelspitz, the Wiener Schnitzel and Kaiserschmarrn- prepared with fresh locally produced ingredients, and also proposed in a gourmet 4 course menu that can be accompanied with a rich buffet of salads and cheeses. The restaurant also caters for vegetarians, vegans and other special dietary requirements. The traditional sweets and drinks are also available at the Cafè.
The hotel's facilities and services include:
One of the first things to see in Bad Gastein are the waterfalls that pass through the centre of the town and reach the bottom of the valley after 3 drops, falling a total of 341 meters. The falls can be admired from different panoramic viewing spots, such as along the Grabenbackersteig and Wasserfallweg paths. Another attraction nearby is the Stubnerkogel: open all year, this footbridge is 140 meters long and suspended at an altitude of 2300 meters. Then there's the Graukogel forest, with trees that are up to 400 years old. Nearby, Bad Hofgastein periodically hosts gastronomic events, while in Dorfgastein you can see the traditional routines and costumes of the Gastein Valley. If you have a little more time, 100 km from the hotel is Salzburg, a UNESCO world heritage city, the birthplace of Mozart and regular host of large music events.
Adults and children voere 15 years pay € 2,70 per day
18-hole golf course
Indoor swimming pool
Free car parking