Splashing, swimming & having fun

In the water

The Chiemsee offers a broad range of leisure time activity for water-lovers – sailing, fishing or splashing in one of the numerous water indoor and outdoor facilities.

Our on-house swimming pier invites to cool off and to find deeply relaxation in the sun at the Chiemsee strand. Children and water rats have especially fun with the cool water of the Chiemsee. Unwind and dive into the world of spa and wellness.

Besides the Chiemsee, the Alpine countries also offer many mountain lakes, rivers and creeks and waterfalls – not to forget the indoor and outdoor swimming pools.

Prienvera water park

The Prienvera water park is directly at the Chiemsee strand and offers a unique view to the castle Herrenchiemsee while bathing, taking a sauna or relaxing. Take time for yourself and dive into the world of well-being and total relaxation.

The water park offers six pools including flow channel, bubble jets, underwater lounges or massages and neck jets for your special bathing experience. The 25m swimmer´s pool is mostly appreciated by health-conscious and fitness oriented bathers. The spa facilities with spa pool, colored lighting effects and underwater music provide relaxation for body, spirit and soul. The Kneipp pool and the kids’ pool including a 70m tube slide with glass walls complete the spa offer.

Furthermore, you will experience a unique sauna ambience that leaves no desires unfulfilled. You can feel totally relaxed in a block sauna, a Finish sauna, sweat bath and steam bath and a salt room.

The large sunbathing area with a breathtaking view to the Chiemsee will let you forget daily stress. Enjoy your bathing experience together with your family!

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Vita Alpina fun & spa baths

The bath Vita Alpina with Panthalassa spa, sauna and wellness area in Ruhpolding which is very close offers an unforgettable bath experience for young and old alike.
The Vita Alpina bathing facilities provide the ideal solution for everybody – fun with your family, complete and deep relaxation and recreation or a fitness day.

The “Familien Welle“:

The “Familien Welle“ is the only swimming pool with artificial waves and Chiemsee breakers. It has become known far beyond Ruhpolding and offers bathing fun for all family members. You will find a giant slide of 76m, kids’ pool, kids-friendly water playground including a water mushroom and a fountain, heated seating facilities and a non-swimmer pool etc. The “Familien Welle“ also caters for your physical well-being.

Urmeer-Therme

The 33°C Panthalassa spa provides an outdoor natural brine pool with massage jets and jacuzzi. For deep recovery and recreation you will find a waterfall, numerous neck jets and a whirlpool as well as diverse basebubbler. Let your mind drift and take time to relax in the warm natural brine pool, dive into a world of total relaxation and enjoy your spa day in Ruhpolding.

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Sailing on the Chiemsee

You always wanted to try sailing?
Welcome to the Chiemsee! Rent a boat or learn sailing with one of the numerous sailing schools and let your mind drift over the water.
Glide over the deep green water of the Chiemsee and enjoy the warm sun on your skin. The sound of the water let your body and soul relax and unwind. With its picturesque scenery and its Alps the Chiemsee offers a unique sailing experience for newcomers and experts alike.

Important information:

  • Sailing on the Chiemsee with your own boat is allowed from the age of 18.
  • In general no license or permission are required, however it is important to know the area and weather.
  • Please consider that in the case of sailing boats with auxiliary engines more than 4 kilowatt, cabin boats offering living, cooking and sanitation area and more than 9.20 lengths permission is required.
  • If the weather is fine we recommend wearing bathing suits and taking towels and sunhats.
    Please use rain- and windproof clothing if the opposite is the case.
  • Always take your mobile phone with you in order to be able to call the water rescue.
  • Children or non-swimmer should wear life-jackets during their sailing tour.
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Fishing on the Chiemsee

You are fascinated by fishing and angling and prefer to spend your leisure time on calm and idyllic lakes? You will be delighted by the richness in fish of the Chiemsee. Common breams, eels, arctic chars, trout, perch, zander and not to forget the Chiemsee whitefish are amongst the most famous fishes.

The Chiemsee whitefish, a special delicacy of the Chiemsee:

The fish which is most often compared to trout is amongst the well-known regional delicacy of the Chiemsee.
Enjoy the whitefish smoked, on a stick grilled, baked or as a delicious fish meal. Of course, this delicacy can also be taken away.

Fishing is allowed on the following lakes:

  • Chiemsee
  • Simssee
  • Hartsee
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Kayak & canoe tours

Renting a small single seat or double seat canoe and to cross the Chiemsee is a great experience for adventure seekers.

Constant paddling, relax and the unique ambience – experience an unforgettable canoeing tour on the Chiemsee. If you like you can pilot the historical nun´s convent or have a trip to the Herrenchiemsee with the castle Herrenchiemsee. Once arrived you will be pampered by the typical and regional cuisine of the Chiemsee and you will feel refreshed before starting your way back after having visited the highlights of both islands.

Enjoy the silence in which only the sound of the water stream can be listened to.

Finally, you might experience a breathtaking sunset on the Chiemsee with a little luck…

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