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Dec 18, 2017

Take the plunge at Germany's leisure pools

Waves, water slides, tropical ambience and perfect swimming weather regardless of the season – Germany's leisure pools are worth a visit at any time of year.

  • If you like to escape the daily grind with a swim in warm water, then you'll love the many leisure pools found the length and breadth of Germany. You can you enjoy ideal temperatures throughout the year and there are plenty of things to do for visitors of all ages. Therme Erding, the world's largest spa, for example, features around 20 water slides, 26 saunas and several hotels, as well as all kinds of wellness facilities. The Tropical Island Resort near Berlin boasts more than 100,000 square metres of water-based fun, including a wild water river and unique accommodation in the resort's very own rainforest.

From special effects to snow

Splashtastic fun is guaranteed at Aqualand in Cologne, where a whole host of exciting slides featuring special effects are waiting to be discovered. Afterwards, you can unwind in one of the ten saunas, the Turkish bath or the artificial ice cave. The Schwapp water park in Fürstenwalde, Brandenburg, even has a snow room and a natural swimming pool. Germany's leisure pools not only promise hours of fun and relaxation, they also score highly for architecture and design. You could be looking up at impressively complex roofs or be surrounded by exotic plants. In the sauna areas, meanwhile, there might be roaring fires and marvellous views of the surrounding landscape. More information is available at