Legal notice

About us is owned by the Deutscher Heilbäderverband e.V. (transl: German Spa Association)



Deutscher Heilbäderverband e.V.
Charlottenstr. 13
10969 Berlin / Germany


Contact details

T:  +49 (0)30 24 63 692-0
E:  info(at)


Company representative

Hans-Jürgen Kütbach, Dr. Ekkehart Meroth and Bernhard Schönau

Responsible for content

Rolf von Bloh, Managing Director DHV


Image sources / Copyright

Campaign images (e-cards): IE053-065; Fancy by Veer: FAN2023867, FAN2033520; westend61: BABF00253, HHF02363, WWF01098; fotolia: Andrejs Pidjass

All other pictures and images were made available to us courtesy of regional spa associations or health resort establishments. Relevant copyright is shown by clicking on the individual image.


Website concept, text, design & implementation

Salzkommunikation Berlin GmbH


Translation into English

Amanda Riessen


The operator of this website does not accept any liability for the content, accuracy or comprehensiveness of this website. This also applies to all links referred to on this website, directly or indirectly. The operator of this website does not accept any responsibility for the content of websites that this website may be linked to. All liability for the use of this website's content or accuracy of content or access to this website is hereby excluded. Furthermore, the operator of this website herewith reserves the right to amend information provided on this website without prior notice.

Data privacy

Upon accessing this website, information may be collected automatically (i.e. not via registration) that is not personally identifiable (e.g. type of Internet browser and operating system, domain name of the website from which you came to this website, number of visits, average time spent, pages viewed). We use this information to improve the content of our presence on the web.


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Personal data

We do not collect personal information on this website. It is up to you to provide us with your personal data or not, e.g. in the context of an enquiry or when placing an order. Your personal data will then be used solely to respond to your enquiry or to process your order. We will not sell your personal information to third parties nor market it elsewhere.

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What precisely is resort therapy? Quite simply, resort therapy is a holiday for health reasons. Whether for preventative or recuperative reasons - resort therapy restores the natural balance between body and soul and revives your zest for life.

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© Bad Saarow Kur GmbH

Resort therapy is more than just a holiday! For a better idea of all the wonderful resort services on offer, the German Spa Association has developed a range of quality seals of approval. These may only be used by spas and resorts that have committed to maintaining the highest quality standards.

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