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Arrive, take a deep breath and be at home
Your time is precious to us, so we offer you a wellness holiday 365 days a year in the Haus Otium.
No matter which type of accommodation you choose:
- Romantic Garden Studio 'Ursula' for 2 peope
- 3 1/2 rooms, 4 star Soldanella for 5 people
- 4 1/2 rooms, 5 star Helianthus for 7 people
- The whole house Otium privately for 14 people
Treat yourself to something special:
Joy of life and well-being pure!
An ideal place to enjoy life. The weather above the lake will enchant you.
Whether in front of the fireplace, at the solid walnut dining table, or in the bedroom: Always enjoy the view of Lake Thun, the Niesen and the Bernese Oberland mountains.
'How wonderful it is to do nothing and then rest from doing nothing»
We guarantee rest and relaxation!
Let it all hang out during calm moments on the sunny side of Lake Thun. Ponder on your thoughts while watching the goings on Lake Thun from the deck bed under the palm trees.
During the summer months from the 1st of May until the 31st of October you can find in the manicured gardens of the community the private pool and the romantic garden studio 'Ursula' for 2 people.
During the winter months from the 1st of November until the 30st of April a High Quality bio sauna can be booked for private use in the garden-hall.
Bathing with a view:
In our garden swimming pool every minute is a double pleasure. Learn about the privacy and tranquility of your own pool and enjoy the breathtaking views of Lake Thun and the mountains of the Bernese Oberland every time you look over the edge of the pool.
Whether a few cozy swimming laps in the morning or a bath at full moon: Our pool provides cool water and beach atmosphere in a private setting, overlooking the rooftops of Oberhofen.
For longer swims numerous bathing facilities are located in Lake Thun. Very close to the outdoor and indoor pool in Oberhofen.
Bio Sauna with a view:
Relax in the very private sauna in winter, regain strength and do something for your health: Experience the luxury of a sauna completely on its own. The 'Haus Otium' has a high quality Küng-Bio-Sauna.
Even in the summer heat you do not have to give up the view of the Alpine panorama. Check out the large picture window of the sauna onto the Lake of Thun, the mountains or into the starry sky.
Our bio sauna is based on a concept, which allows all people with weak circulation to enjoy the amenities of a sauna in full.
Relax in the cold months with classical music in the reading and relaxation room, with stunning views over Oberhofen, Lake Thun and the mountains.
'Enjoy doing nothing and then rest from doing nothing»
The Otium House is ideally situated on the sunny side of Lake Thun, above the Oberhofen castle situated near the Park Hotel. Privacy and stunning views of Lake Thun and the mountains is guaranteed. The Haus Otium includes two flats Helianthus, Soldan Ella and the garden studio Ursula. Each room is equipped with wireless Internet, and there are 3 reserved parking spots on the property available. In addition, you can use the garden, the swimming pool and the sauna privately. The 5 bikes can be used free of charge.
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Mar 1 - Jun 30, 2015
2 night min stay
Jul 1 - Oct 31, 2015
2 night min stay
Nov 1 - Dec 17, 2015
2 night min stay
Dec 18 - Jan 5, 2016
2 night min stay
Jan 7 - Feb 29, 2016
2 night min stay
Mar 1 - May 31, 2016
2 night min stay
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How about relaxing and having an unforgettable holiday in the heart of Switzerland in an exclusive location in the Bernese Oberland on the beautiful Lake of Thun?
Be enchanted by the versatile Swiss mountains.
The 'Haus Otium' provides the perfect setting.
Stylish 4- and 5-star flats await you.
Treat yourself to a break from everyday life with an impressive panoramic view of the Alps and Lake Thun.
Choose active recreation in a beautiful landscape.
The Lake Thun region will delight you with cultural highlights, sports activities, wonderful excursions and unforgettable hikes.
All this in the midst of the most beautiful summits of the Alps, and at your feet a Mediterranean lake full of variety and contrasts.
Vive la vie - life can be so beautiful.
In the most beautiful places where we feel comfortable.
Other Activities: Migros Fitnesscenter- indoor and outdoor swimming pool, and mini golf and tennis courts in Oberhofen, diving club and sailing school in Thun Hilterfingen.
Golf: In Interlaken-Unterseen you will find one of the most beautiful and varied golf landscapes of our country. Nestled between Lake Brienz and Lake Thun, in view of the world famous peaks Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau, you will find a very attractive Championship Course, which has existed since 1966 and has been constantly renovated since 2004 and was upgraded for a better playing technique.
Hiking: With the Lake of Thun-Beatenberg-Niederhorn Railways we take you 8 kilometres away from the Haus Otium to the starting point of your trip.
The paths are wheelchair accessible.
Ski: Even in the cold season, you can make your free time on the Lower Horn versatile:
On 4 ski slopes of 400 metres height difference plus on the downhill slope Beatenberg you can enjoy winter fun. The family ski area is manageable and provides fun for both beginners and experienced skiers and boarders.
On the toboggan Niederhorn - Vorsass you will be sledging through the snowy winter landscape, while enjoying the view of Lake Thun, Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. The sledge is suitable for experienced sledders and offers lots of fun for young and old. The sledge run to Vorsass takes about 40 minutes.
There are numerous snowshoe tours in the immediate vicinity, and in the cold season you also have a choice between several well-prepared winter hiking trails. The hike takes 1-3 hours.
Year Purchased: 2002
About the owner: Markus + Zivit Achermann are the hosts in Haus Otium. It has always been that this unique holiday home accommodates guests from all over the world, who are always looked after with great passion. What was carefully arranged by the grandparents is now continued by the third generation. Meanwhile, we count on loyal and customers from around the globe and all walks of life. The Haus Otium with the different sized 4 and 5 star flats Soldanella and Helianthus has become a real pearl in the Bernese Oberland tourism industry, and we would be very happy to welcome you here and take you away from everyday life for a while. Welcome to the Haus Otium Markus + Zivit
Why the Owner Chose Thun:
Arrive, take a deep breath and be at home 'Haus Otium' is in a quiet and most beautiful south facing position above Lake Thun. From the tastefully furnished flats you will enjoy a stunning view over Oberhofen, Lake Thun and the mountains. In the well-kept gardens, the swimming pool provides views of Lake Thun. Your time is precious to us, so we offer you a wellness holiday 365 days a year. Whichever flat you decide to treat yourself to it is something special: Joy of life and well being pure! The romantic city tuna at your doorstep... At the entrance to the Alps of the Bernese Oberland is Thun, the tenth-largest city in Switzerland, an intact old town with magnificent buildings, squares and high pavements, dominated by the imposing Zähringer Castle. What is possible in the world metropolis of Paris, has been around for a long time in Thun. The island is full of shops, charming cafesm , and restaurants. Those looking for something unusual, rare or simply typical Swiss will find it on the 'main street' of the old town, with everything your heart desires. Take advantage of great dining options: As different as the guests in Thun are, as different are the restaurants. In Thun there is always something going on. On a warm summer evening enjoy the offer of open-air cinemas, the Thunfest (every two years with Lake Festival), the musical stage on Lake Thun, and - when it gets cooler - the numerous concerts, theaters and exhibitions. Visit the museums and take advantage of big excursion offers. Also the nightlife leaves no wishes unfulfilled. If you want more action, you can get in touch with the numerous suppliers for water sports. From sailing, windsurfing and diving, the possibilities are endless! Even for winter sports Haus Otium is perfectly positioned, only just 8 kilometres from ‘Niederhorn’ is the nearest Family Ski Resort.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The Haus Otium with the best location on the sunny south side of Lake Thun's offers a stunning view over Lake Thun Oberhofen and on the mountains. From here you can admire the daily events on the Lake of Thun, but also the weather spectacle on the other side of the lake. The property is the ideal place to recharge your batteries and rest. At the same time it is the best starting point for exploring the Bernese Oberland and even the rest of Switzerland. The view of the castle Oberhofen is not only something special during the day, even at night and during fog it has its charm. Then the castle is illuminated and seems as mystical as in a fairy tale. The Otium House with views over the lake and the pyramidal Niesen, is located in a designated Swiss powerful place. Positive energy is guaranteed with us! Throughout the house you will also benefit from energised 'Grander water'. Our flats are equipped with high-quality natural beds from Hüsler or Samina. In the well-tended garden are a swimming pool and the quality panoramic bio sauna with a view, for private use. Enjoy doing nothing and then rest from doing nothing! (Erich Kästner) In the immediate vicinity you will find various specialty shops for bread, meat and cheese etc. Culinary delights will be reinforced by highly excellent restaurants in the immediate vicinity. The romantic old town of Thun is just 4.5 kilometres away and is easy to reach. You have 5 on-site bicycles at leisure or you can just stroll along the promenade. In addition Oberhofen is easily accessible by bus and boat through public transport. The next hiking and skiing areas are only 8 kilometres away. The Bern-Bell Airport is just 28 kilometres away. For your car, private parking is available at the property free of charge.
Otium recreational havens
Cooling with a view in the community pool…
Views of the Niesen, across the lake through the panoramic window in Helianthus
Breakfast with the best views on the Alps in Helianthus
Cooking with the best panoramic view of the Helianthus
Large private lounge in Soldanella with views over the lake and the Alps
Great views of the lake and the mountains from the lounge in Helianthus.
Living in Helianthus
Romantic evening by the fireplace in Helianthus
Bedroom with natural beds from Samina in Helianthus
Spacious and fully equipped kitchen in Helianthus
Cosy hours in front of the fireplace in Soldanella
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