Waldhotel Health & Medical Excellence opens in Switzerland | News

The new 160 room five-star luxury Waldhotel Health & Medical Excellence in Lucerne, Switzerland, has opened its doors after an extensive regeneration programme.

Combining the healing tranquillity of Lake Lucerne with Switzerland’s outstanding reputation for wellness, Waldhotel Health & Medical Excellence has opened within the historic Bürgenstock Hotels & Resort.

The integrated, state-of-the-art alpine facility is an exclusive retreat for medical tourists, wellbeing enthusiasts and athletes, providing diagnostic, therapeutic and rehabilitation programmes, in addition to preventative and cosmetic treatments.

Set in the luxury of the five-star Waldhotel, the holistic approach to health encompasses nutrition, exercise and rest, balanced with the healing qualities of Lake Lucerne, to create a bespoke wellness experience for each guest.

Robert Herr, general manager of the Bürgenstock Hotel, said: “The Waldhotel is a medical competency centre of the highest order, focused on health, beauty and wellness, all integrated with exclusive, five-star hotel and spa offers.

“Each guest receives an assessment of their health status at the beginning of their stay and this information is used to create a unique programme, with medical and wellness treatments supported by the health benefits of fresh alpine air and specialist gourmet cuisine.”

Guests are cared for by a dedicated multidisciplinary team of in-house doctors, therapists and nursing specialists, in collaboration with the Nidwalden Cantonal Hospital and Lucerne/Nidwalden Regional Health Authority.

Treatments cover mobility and activity, weight management and metabolism, body and mind balance, beauty and healthy ageing.

Further medical services are provided by experts in the fields of dermatology and venereology, internal medicine, gastroenterology, cardiology, orthopaedics, psychosomatic medicine and dentistry.

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