Sports and Relaxation Program

Our sports and relaxation program brings fun and exercise, as well as relaxation and deceleration into your holidays. We prepare an energetic program each day that you are highly welcome to join; no need to register first. Get to know our fitness and personal trainer between 9.30 am and 10.00 am at the Information Desk by the entrance to the “Orangerie Piano Bar”.

Spring special: Nordic Walking

Nordic walking is a healthy endurance sport where the energetic walking style is assisted with Nordic walking poles. The courses are led by Sebastian Moser and Susanne Fahrni, official SNO Nordic Walking Trainers certified according to SNO standards, using the ALFA technique. All levels of skill and fitness are welcome. The routes may vary according to level. We will be happy to provide poles on request.

  • Sebastian Moser

    Hotel Director Sebastian Moser is looking forward to an active, relaxed and mindful start to the day with you.

    Tuesday and Friday from 7.45 a.m. for approx. 45 minutes. The program is subject to change without notice.

  • Susanne Fahrni

    Let our Guide Susanne Fahrni take you on a sporty discovery tour of the variety and beauty of the nature around Merligen.

    Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 8.00 a.m. for approx.
    45 minutes. The program is subject to change without notice.

Abdominal Training

Targeted abdominal training defines, shapes and strengthens the abdominal muscles.


No-impact training in deep water. The use of a special aqua-jogging belt relieves the spine and joints. Aqua-jogging provides gentle training to the locomotor and circulatory systems.

Back-Strengthening Exercises

Targeted training for stronger back muscles. With tips on how to make both work and home more ergonomic and therefore easier on your back.

Coordination Training

Specific exercises to train balance and orientation. This training improves mobility and responsiveness. Effective coordination training can make a significant contribution to injury prevention.

Dumbbell Weight Training

Healthful whole-body training through the use of dumbbell weights. This training focuses on building and maintaining muscles.

Everyday Fitness

In this lesson you’ll learn helpful tips and tricks to seize the day and a long healthy life. Find improved quality of life and well-being.

Foot Exercises

Foot exercises mobilise and strengthen the joints of the foot so that we can rely on healthy, functional feet.

Legs Bums and Tums

Legs bum and tum will be trained, tightened and strengthened in a comprehensive training, with and without equipment.

Morning Gymnastics

A gentle way to warm up your joints, strengthen your tendons and ligaments and increase your flexibility and agility for the rest of the day.

Pelvic Floor Exercises

Preventive exercises for stronger pelvic muscles, training and awareness of the pelvic floor. This training helps in cases of mild incontinence and can relieve pain in the lower back area.


A no-impact, whole-body workout according to Joseph H. Pilates combines breathing techniques, strength exercises, coordination and stretching. Instruction will also focus on mindfulness in the here and now. 

Stretching & Relaxation

Diverse stretching techniques ensure muscular balance and increased joint mobility. This training strives for relaxation, lightness and more vitality - say hello to a cornucopia of good feelings!

Supervised Fitness Training

An independent workout supervised by our fitness and personal trainer so that these exercises can be carried out in a proper and controlled manner.

Theraband® Training

This is a deliberate and healthy whole-body training for strengthening muscles with the use of a Theraband®.

Water Gymnastics

No-impact training in deep water at a temperature of 29 °C. Improves stability, balance, coordination and mobilisation.