Your Wellness Hotel in Bavaria


Nestled in the breathtaking Bavarian Alps, Arabella Hotel is an exquisite haven for discerning travelers. At an elevation of 1,084 meters, Spitzingsee unveils its splendor, boasting a pristine surface area of 28 hectares, making it one of Bavaria's largest mountain lakes, surrounded by awe-inspiring peaks, including the Brecherspitz, the Rotwand, and the Rosskopf. This idyllic retreat offers a myriad of outdoor activities, from endless hiking trails to invigorating mountain biking routes, family-friendly ski slopes, all set against the backdrop of nature's magnificence. Step into the luxurious sanctuary of our 800 sqm wellness oasis, and experience the rejuvenating power of water. With a pool, whirlpool, and uninterrupted lake and mountain views, you can indulge in a soothing respite. Our spa features brine thermal baths, steam baths, Finnish saunas, and more, inviting you to harmonize with the elements. Relax on heated loungers or find serenity in our newly designed relaxation room.

Ski Area Spitzingsee-Tegernsee

Skiing at Spitzingsee

Whether you're a pleasure skier, powder snow enthusiast, ski tourer, or snowboarder, the scenic Alpine ski area of Spitzingsee-Tegernsee boasts 10 lifts and 20 kilometers of slopes. Thanks to modern snowmaking facilities, skiing holidays in Germany become a true delight.


Cross-Country Skiing at Spitzingsee

Whether classic or skating, at Spitzingsee and in the neighboring Bayrischzell, cross-country skiing enthusiasts will find plenty of opportunities to exert themselves.

Spitzing Alm in Winter

Night Skiing at Stümpfling

On Thursdays and Fridays from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM, weather permitting, the Stümpflingbahn operates under floodlights. The slopes are freshly groomed for the evening, and floodlights illuminate the descent perfectly. Warm drinks and snacks are available at the Jagahütt´n at the top of Stümpfling or at the base camp at the valley station.

Snow Shoes

Ski Touring at Spitzingsee

A special highlight for ski tourers, snowshoers, or splitboarders – all will find their share of excitement at Spitzingsee. In recent winters, traditional skiing operations around Taubenstein have ceased. This means off-piste adventures await, with ample space for extensive ski tours away from the slopes. Emphasis is placed on environmentally friendly ski touring.

Tobogganing Fun for the Whole Family

Always a blast – sledding at Spitzingsee! Enjoy outdoor fun with friends or the entire family. After a brief break, it's a comfortable sled ride back down to the valley. A fantastic time for everyone.

Tobogganing for the whole family
On-Site Outlets
Children Information
For guests aged 12 and over who are looking for peace and quiet, we offer a child-free period from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Our AlpenSpa with a view of the lake


Wellness over an area of 800 sqm. With pool and whirlpool – including view of the lake and mountains. Brine thermal baths, steam bath, Finnish sauna, mountain flower and mountain farm sauna.Children under 16 y/o are not allowed in the sauna.

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Hotel Gym and Fitness Facilities at Tribute Portfolio Hotels


The newly built fitness room with lake view. 100 sqmt

Swimming Pool



Mon-Sun: 7:00 AM-10:00 PM


Towels provided


On-site, located in the pool

Towels provided at whirlpool

32 Degree Brine Spa

Your perfect place to swim and relax, with whirlpool and mountain views. Our water is enriched with brine from Bad Kreuznach. This is not only good for relaxation, but also has a beneficial effect on the skin in case of tension and rheumatic complaints. Health for your body and mind at Spitzingsee!


Our Saunas

3 saunas and a steam bath await you in the AlpenSpa at Spitzingsee. The Finnish sauna with up to 90° degrees, our mountain farmer sauna made of old wood from an old, dismantled farm with around 70° degrees, the mountain blossom sauna with aromas from the summer at Spitzingsee with around 60° and our steam bath.

Sauna View

Massages and Treatments in the AlpenSpa

Your Wellness Vacation in the Alps

Wellness, massages, baths, facial and cosmetic treatments - in the SPA area you will be pampered from head to toe in the truest sense of the word. Lean back, enjoy the soothing treatments and relax!

Treatment Room

Gertraud Gruber Cosmetics

Gertraud Gruber laid the milestone for holistic cosmetics when she founded the first beauty farm in Europe in 1955 on Lake Tegernsee. We want to carry on her philosophy of practicing cosmetics with heart, hand and mind by using the products at Spitzingsee.

Our AlpenSpa with a view of the lake


Valuable essential oils harmonize the body's energies, relieve stress, lift the mood and revitalize the spirit.

Spa Ruheraum

Aurea Cosmetics

Let yourself be seduced by the scent and effect of local Alpine herbs: Aurea peeling massages, Edelweiss peeling, Alpine herbs peeling, Ear candle treatment - relaxing with the scent of honey and sage.

Enjoy a Day’s Vacation at Spitzingsee

Day Spa at Spitzingsee

Arrive and feel good - we have prepared everything so that you can immerse yourself and switch off immediately. Up here you will find the ideal ambience for a perfect day of wellness: three saunas, a steam bath, our brine spa, cozy treatment rooms, our new relaxation room, a separate fitness area and exclusive lake access with bathing jetty. AlpenSpa at Spitzingsee, your perfect place to slow down in the Bavarian mountains.

Wellness Spitzingsee

Sport and Exercise at Spitzingsee

Fitness at the Arabella Alpenhotel

Sport, exercise, healthy eating and outdoor experiences in our beautiful mountain landscape at Spitzingsee. These are things that contribute to your personal well-being! Our newly built fitness room with mountain and lake views offers you a variety of ways to get or stay active on vacation. On around 100 m² you will find ergometers, treadmills and cross trainers, as well as dumbbells and yoga mats for your own personal work-out.

Gym, Fitness Center

Hiking in Bavaria

Hiking vacations in Upper Bavaria - feel nature, climb peaks, conquer distant views and experience seclusion. Enjoy the fresh, clear mountain air and relax with magnificent views. A mountain paradise opens up right on the hotel's doorstep with countless routes leading to magnificent viewpoints, high-altitude trails and summit crosses and almost always in view: Lake Spitzingsee with its crystal-clear water! Hiking and wellness in Bavaria can be ideally combined here at the Arabella Alpenhotel am Spitzingsee.


Cycling in Bavaria

Whether it's a sporty road bike tour, a relaxed sightseeing tour on an e-bike or a classic touring bike tour with a relaxing stop for refreshments - we have a variety of bike tours to suit all requirements. We offer a range of e-bikes to rent in our in-house e-bike rental shop. During the Bavarian vacation periods and from July to October, we offer a guided e-mountain bike tour every Thursday. Discover the most beautiful tours around Lake Spitzingsee.


Water Sports at Spitzingsee

Enjoy the Spitzingsee from the water! Hire a SUP, pedal boat or rowing boat from the nearby boat hire and explore the lake from a different perspective. You also can go fishing at Spitzingsee. Pike, tench, bream, whitefish, eel and perch are the most common fish species. Our kitchen team will be happy to prepare the fish for you on request.

Lifestyle Spitzingsee

Swimming in the Spitzingsee

Our lake rarely reaches temperatures of more than 22° degrees in the summer months, offering the perfect way to cool down after a nice day high up in the mountains. Sun loungers and parasols await you on our own lakeside sunbathing lawn with bathing jetty. In your room you will find a spa bag with towels, bathrobes and slippers. You can buy drinks from the nearby SpitzingAlm or the AlpenSpa bistro.


Climbing at Spitzingsee

The Krettenburg offers a challenging climb just an hour away from the hotel. At the summit, you'll find a 250-meter-wide rock formation with excellent rock quality, sunny and shaded sections, and a nearby inn for refreshment. Another sports climbing area at Taubenstein also offers demanding routes on the west face, accessible via a 5-10 minute gondola ride from the Taubenstein cable car.


Mountain Carts

Experience this cool and fast-paced outdoor attraction of the Alpenbahnen Spitzingsee – downhill fun for the whole family! With these mountain carts – a kind of go-cart for the mountains – you descend from the Stümpflingbahn mountain station over a route of about 3.5 km. The low centre of gravity and the wide wheelbase of the carts ensure high driving stability. You control the speed yourself via disc brakes.

Your Family Paradise in Unspoiled Nature

Family Vacation at Spitzingsee

A crystal-clear mountain lake that invites you to swim and play on the shore. Mountains as far as the eye can see. A huge playground for children. Pure freedom. Countless family-friendly hiking trails, cable cars that make the ascent easier even for the little ones. Numerous mountain huts to stop off at. And there are plenty of fun attractions in the surrounding area, such as mountain carts, summer toboggan runs and a climbing garden. The Spitzingsee area is also the ideal destination for young and old in winter. Toboggan runs on the doorstep, cross-country ski trails, toboggan slopes and, above all, the family-friendly Spitzingsee-Tegernsee ski area in the immediate surroundings.

Munich and Surroundings

Tradition, Events and Beautiful Experiences

Excursion Tips in the Tegernsee-Schliersee Alpine Region

Spitzingsee is located around 60 kilometers south of Munich in the middle of the Bavarian Alps. With its surrounding communities, villages and towns, it is located in a unique natural, cultural and culinary landscape. Here you can experience Bavarian culture, enjoy peaceful moments in the mountains, find cultural treasures and celebrate glittering festivals. The Tegernsee-Schliersee Alpine region is just waiting to be discovered by you.

Munich and Surroundings

Tradition and Culture

Numerous cultural events, glittering lake and forest festivals as well as the Schlierseer Kulturherbst round off your vacation with us in the Oberland.

Munich and Surroundings


You can easily reach the state capital of Munich in around an hour by car or public transport. Shopping Eldorado and trendy meeting place. Art and culture, sport and leisure, young and old - with the serenity of the typical Bavarian "live and let live" Munich offers something for everyone.

Christmas Market


Diverse. Connecting. Individual. Self-confident. KufsteinFortress towers imposingly in the valley. Surrounded by the lively center of the natural fortress town with its historic-urban flair. The old town of Kufstein blends with the hustle and bustle of the city. Classy stores. Boutiques. Cafés. Bars. Lively traditions meet top-class cultural events. Surrounded by the Zahmer and Wilder Kaiser mountains.

Arabella Alpenhotel am Spitzingsee, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel