Oberhofen am Thunersee House Rental Photos and Description
Panoramic views, fireplace, sun terrace, sauna, swimming pool, mountain bikes
Arrive, breathe and feel at home...
Your time is precious to us, so we offer this wellness holiday 365 days a year at the Otium House.
No matter what type of accommodation you decide for:
- 'Ursula' Romantic Garden Studio for 2 guests
- 2 bedrooms, lounge/dining room and kitchen in 4 star Soldanella for 5 guests
- 3 bedrooms, lounge/dining room and kitchen in 5 star Helianthus for 7 guests
- The whole house Otium, privately, for 14 guests
Treat yourself to something special:
Pure vitality and well being!
An ideal place to get the most out of life. The weather at the lake will enchant you.
Whether in front of the fireplace, the massive walnut dining table or in the bedroom you can enjoy the view of Lake Thun, the Nieser and the Bernese Oberland mountains.
'How wonderful it is to not do anything, and then recover from doing nothing”
We guarantee rest and relaxation!
Relax and unwind during quiet moments on the sunny side of Lake Thun. Daydream while watching the goings on Lake Thun from the deck bed, under palm trees.
During the summer months there is the community pool and the romantic 'Ursula' garden studio on the grounds for 2 guests.
During the winter months you can book the high quality bio sauna in the garden-house for private use.
Bathing with a view:
In our garden swimming pool every minute is doubly wonderful. Learn what it is like to have the exclusivity and tranquillity of a private swimming pool and enjoy the breathtaking views of Lake Thun and the mountains of the Bernese Oberland every time you look out of the pool.
Whether you want to swim a few laps in the morning or take a moonlight dip, our pool offers cool water and beach atmosphere in a private setting overlooking the rooftops of Oberhofen.
For more challenging swims you will find numerous bathing facilities at Lake Thun. We are very close to the indoor and outdoor pools in Oberhofen.
Bio Sauna with a view:
Relax during winter in a completely private sauna, regain strength and improve your wellbeing. Experience the luxury of a sauna completely to yourself. The Otium House has a high quality Küng bio sauna.
Even in the heat you need not give up the view of the Alps. From the large picture window of the sauna you can enjoy views of Lake Thun, the mountains or the starry sky.
Our bio sauna is based on a concept which allows all people with weaker 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 recover from doing nothing”
Details for Otium House 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, 4 Bathrooms
- Low Allergen Environment
- children welcome
- non smoking only
- suitable for elderly or infirm
- wheelchair inaccessible
About Markus and Zivit Achermann
Markus + Zivit Achermann are the hosts in the Otium House.
This unique holiday home always accommodates guests from all over the world and cares for them with a lot of passion.
What used to be carefully arranged by our grandparents we are now continuing on in the third generation.
Meanwhile, we count on our loyal customers from around the globe.
The Otium House with its different sized 4 and 5 star flats, Soldanella and Helianthus, has become a real jewel in the Bernese Oberland tourism crown, and we would be very happy if we could welcome you one day, and take you away from everyday life for a few days.
Welcome to the Otium House
Markus + Zivit
Markus and Zivit Achermann purchased this house in 2002
Why Markus and Zivit Achermann chose Oberhofen am Thunersee
Arrive, take a deep breath and feel at home
The Otium House is in a quiet and amazingly beautiful south facing position above Lake Thun.
From these tastefully furnished flats you will enjoy a stunning view over Oberhofen, Lake Thun and the mountains.
In the well-kept gardens, you will find the swimming pool with views of Lake Thun.
Your time is precious to us, so we offer you a wellness holiday 365 days a year. No matter which flat you choose, you are treating yourself to something special:
Pure vitality and well being!
The romantic city of Thun on your doorstep ..
At the entrance to the Alpine world of the Bernese Oberlandis Thun is the tenth-largest city in Switzerland: a pristine 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 in Thun for a long time. Shopping on an island full of shops, charming cafes and restaurants. Those looking for something unusual, rare or simply typical Swiss should go on the main street of the old town, where everything shall fulfil your heart’s desires.
Take advantage of great dining options.
As different as the guests in Thun are, the restaurants are the same.
In Thun there is always something going on. On a warm summer evening you can enjoy open-air cinemas, the Thunfest (every two years with a lakeside festival), the musical on the Lake Thun stage, and - when it gets cooler - the numerous concerts, theatre and exhibitions.
Visit the museums and benefit from the large displays on offer.
The nightlife leaves nothing to be desired.
If you want more action, you can get in touch with the numerous providers for water sports.
From sailing, windsurfing and diving, the possibilities are endless!
Also, the Otium House is perfectly placed for winter sports, just 8 kilometres walking distance from 'Niederhorn', which is the nearest family ski resort.
What makes this house unique
The Otium House, with the best location on the sunny south side of Lake Thun, offers a stunning view over Oberhofen, Lake Thun and the mountains.
From here you can observe events on the Lake of Thun every single day, as well as the spectacular weather 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, in fact, lit and looks as mystical as a fairy tale.
The Otium House with views over the lake and the pyramidal Niesen is located in a designated Swiss place of power.
We guaranteed positive energy!
Throughout the house you will also benefit from the energised 'Grander water'.
Our flats are equipped with high-quality natural beds from Hüsleror Samina.
In the well-tended garden you will find the 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, cheese etc.
Highly excellent restaurants in the immediate vicinity will deliver culinary delights.
The romantic old town of Thun is just 4.5 kilometres away and easy to reach.
You have 5 in-house bicycles available to you, or you can leisurely stroll along the promenade.
In addition, Oberhofen is easily accessible via public transport by bus and boat.
The next hiking and skiing area is only 8 kilometres away.
The Bern-Bell airport is just 28 kilometres away.
Private parking is available at the property free of charge for your car,.