Looking for somewhere different to go to for a winter break? Then why not try the picturesque town of Schliersee?

Schliersee is a beautiful small climatic health resort town on a lake of the same name, beautifully nestled in the pristine mountain scenery of the Bavarian Alps. It lies at an altitude of 2,555 ft. on the shore of one of the most beautiful and clean bathing lakes. Hiking, mountain biking and water sports are all time favorites and comes winter, more then 15 miles of groomed ski runs, 7 cross-country trails and many natural toboggan runs turn Schliersee into a snow white paradise. In any season, Schliersee in the district of Miesbach, is a popular international holiday destination near to Munich which is just under an hour’s drive.

There are many different apartment and villa style accommodations in Schliersee, but if you’re looking for something for a larger group, with more facilities, take a look at the video link, showcasing the latest offering from the prestigious Karma Royal Group; Chackra Ski.

Chakra Ski’s Alpen Club is located by an Alpine lake, within easy reach of the ski slopes and only 45 minutes from Munich. The resort comprises 85 rooms, a spa, pool, restaurant, bar and two indoor bowling alleys. The Alpen Club has long been a firm favourite among ski enthusiasts for it’s traditional bavarian hospitality, fantastic skiing, and it’s close proximity to Munich, but now there is even more to tempt you.

The Alpen Club was acquired by The Karma Royal Group, in March 2011 and this coming ski season we can expect to see some very exciting changes at The Alpen Club including an amazing Pan Asian restaurant serving some of the best Asian fusion dishes in Europe. Guests can also expect a wealth of exclusive events, a host of fantastic DJ’s from across the globe, and the finest mixologists.

Schliersee sits peacefully, far away from big cities and the daily grind, allowing holiday makers find the best ways for recreation and enjoy the beautiful nature. The typical Bavarian charming village has beautiful cafes and restaurants serving excellent local dishes. Take a cable car and after a scenic drive you find yourself high in the mountains. Follow a trail leading you to mountain pastures with panoramic views and great food, and maybe use a toboggan run to return to the foot of the mountain. You can also go on a leisure boat tour across the crystal clear lakes, visit neighboring towns and sightseeing spots or pamper yourself in a spa.

If you need a little more culture, why not head to Schlierseer Heritage Museum, home in one of the oldest houses in the village built around 1500; farm work and life of the last 500 years are lovingly displayed.

On the Vineyard Hill stands the Gothic chapel of St. George from the 14th century, featuring a baroque altar from 1624. From the vineyard one also has a beautiful view of the town and the lake. The baroque church of St. Martin with the Jenner Wine Grave also stands at the northern entrance to the village. Finally, located in the center of town you will discover the St Sixtus church with a Holy Trinity group by Erasmus Grasser and ceiling frescoes by Johann Baptist Zimmermann.

However you decide to spend your time in Schliersee be sure to make a trip to the Alpen club part of your itinerary, it’s opulence, service and outstanding luxury is unmissable.

If you would like to find out more about the Alpen Club or any of Karma’s resorts, please email emma@thametv.com.