The Hotel Ritter Durbach Spa

Sauna complex at the Ritter Spa

Our saunas are available 24 hours a day.
All the saunas are open between 10 am and 10 pm − and upon request, we'll happily heat up your sauna of choice at any time of the day or night.

Finnish sauna with window

The classic sauna features a very dry heat. It is heated to around 80-100°C with a maximum humidity of 20%. The humidity can be increased individually using water or essential oils.
Patrons are advised not to spend longer than 15 minutes in this sauna.

Organic sauna with window

The organic sauna is heated to around 65-70°C with a maximum humidity of 20%. Extra humidity is provided by the use of essential oils. The organic sauna's low temperature makes it particularly beneficial for your circulation.
Patrons are advised not to spend more than 15 - 30 minutes in this sauna.

Steam room

The steam room is heated to around 37-45°C with over 60% humidity. This ideal combination of mild warmth and humidity assists muscle relaxation and purifies your skin.
It is particularly beneficial for people with breathing difficulties and sufferers of rheumatism.

Rassoul treatment

This oriental steam room is heated to around 37-45°C. The humidity starts very low and increases until water is literally dripping from the ceiling.
Rassoul has been enjoyed for hundreds of years, making it a very exclusive treatment.

Herbal infusion

The herbal infusion chamber: Inhale the steam produced by a specially selected combination of herbs. The steam will clear the airways, your lungs and sinuses.
The Ritter Spa treatment: a pleasantly aromatic hideaway, where you can relax, read a book and rejuvenate your senses.

The Ritter Spa pools

Aquatic relaxation

Water, by it's very nature, is restorative. At the Ritter Spa, you choose how you would like to experience life's essential element:

  • in our 10 x 4 m pool with counter-current feature and brilliant blue underwater lighting – from 6:00 am until 10:00 pm.
  • in the whirlpool, heated to a delicious 36 degrees, where countless water jets will gently massage your muscles
  • or lying stretched out in one of our multimedia soft pack rooms, or unique treatment rooms watching fascinating underwater videos

Real water babies may also want to indulge in an aromatic steam room session – or simply a special relaxing bath prepared by a member of the spa team.

Fitness at Hotel Ritter Durbach

Fitness area and personal training

Staying in shape has never been so luxurious. Get your blood pumping at Hotel Ritter Durbach: the Ritter Spa offers a choice of cardio training and fitness training. The qualified Ritter Spa team will give you personal adviceabout which kind of exercise bests suit your level of fitness.

Personal training
Take advantage of the expertise of our professional personal trainers and benefit, now and in the future, from your individual consultation.

For example:
Special training, such as Nordic Walking in and around the surrounding vineyards
Available on request for € 65 per hour

If you would like to receive a fitness consultation or personal coaching during your stay at Hotel Ritter Durbach simply make an appointment at the Ritter Spa reception by calling +49 (0) 781 93 23 212 or send an email to

Cardio area

In our cardio area you will find:

  • Treadmills with appropriate speed and tilt settings and damping systems to reduce the strain on your joints
  • Cross trainers for effective full body training – with elliptical transmission systems for natural, easy movements
  • Lifecycle bicycle and rowing machines, extremely comfortable upright seats

Cardio training: a form of exercise that keeps the larger muscle groups moving for extended periods of time to workout and train the heart, circulatory and respiratory systems.

Fitness area

In our fitness area you will find:

  • Life Fitness Kraftstation – for effective full body training using complete muscle groups such as legs, glutes, back, abdomen, chest, shoulders, biceps and triceps.

You can perform a limitless number of different exercises at different levels. In particular, the muscle groups most important for everyday stabilisation will be strengthened. The fitness machines recreate the natural movements of the body.

  • Ab Trainer for a targeted workout of upper and lower abdominal muscles.
  • Free weights are available for use during personal workouts.