Sporty active

in beautiful nature

Two guests of the Villa Contessa Resort jogging in the natural landscape at Scharmützelsee.

Vast countryside. Idyllic nature. Fresh sea air.

Sporting activities in the fresh air

Our hotel resort is surrounded by an incomparably beautiful landscape of nature and lakes. This enchanting landscape in the "Land of a Hundred Lakes" invites you to a variety of sporting activities.

From our Villa Contessa resort, a beautiful lakeside promenade leads you around the majestic Scharmützelsee - with a total distance of 32 kilometres.

Whether it's a long jog along the extensive lakeside promenade, a bike ride around Scharmützelsee or a relaxing round of golf at the renowned "Golf Club Bad Saarow" - the possibilities for healthy exercise & sporting activities in the fresh air are almost unlimited.

A picturesque lake in the state of Brandenburg. A beautiful natural landscape with hundreds of lakes surrounds our 5-star hotel & spa resort.
Cyclist enjoying the sun and nature in Bad Saarow at Scharmützelsee.

Cycling in the Lake District

Cycling tours through beautiful nature

The "Land of a Hundred Lakes", which surrounds our Hotel & Spa Resort, offers cyclists a very well-developed network of cycle paths several hundred kilometres long. A variety of cycling tours take you along idyllic lakes and natural forests, across the vast cornfields of the Mark Brandenburg, past interesting cultural highlights and through natural landscapes worth seeing.

Modern rental bikes are available at our hotel resort, which we will be happy to provide for your bike tours.

Pool & Open Water

Swimming under the Mark Brandenburg sun

Scharmützelsee is known for its clear water and remarkable visibility depth of up to 9 metres. The numerous bathing spots around the lake offer perfect conditions for swimming and bathing. It is not without reason that Scharmützelsee has twice been voted the "Germans' favourite lake".

Or do you prefer swimming at Pool?

The heated outdoor pool of our Grand Spa has a multi-stage counter-current system and thus also offers sporty swimmers the best conditions.  

Outdoor pool of the Grand Spa in the Hotel & Spa Resort Vila Contessa. In the background, Lake Scharmützel and the lakeside promenade of Bad Saarow.
A sailing boat on Lake Scharmützel

Sailing & Water Sports

United with wind and waves

The majestic Scharmützelsee is one of the largest lakes in Germany and is also known as the "Märkisches Meer" due to its impressive size. For sailing and water sports enthusiasts, Lake Scharmützel is a true paradise.

Our cooperation partner YAAS has built one of the best water sports centres in Europe on Lake Scharmützel. Whether surfboard, canoe, motorboat or sailing yacht: the YAAS offers you every conceivable option for water sports on Lake Scharmützel.

Fascination Lake

The white sport

Playing tennis at Scharmützelsee

The tennis centre Bad Saarow is only a few minutes away from our Hotel & Spa Resort and is beautifully located in the idyllic Silberberg district of Bad Saarow, nestled in an idyllic natural landscape.

The club facility of the tennis centre Bad Saarow has six top-maintained clay courts and six indoor courts (including three Laykold Masters hard courts with the original surface of the Miami Open).

The tennis centre Bad Saarow offers perfect conditions for lovers of the white Sports.

Tennis players on an outdoor clay court at the Tennis Club Bad Saarow - just a few minutes from the Hotel & Spa Resort Villa Contessa
A little boy lovingly leads a brown horse through an autumnal forest by Lake Scharmützel.

Fascination horses

Horse riding on the shores of Lake Scharmützel

Green meadows, idyllic forests and picturesque lake landscapes...

The countryside around Scharmützelsee offers a 170 km long network of bridle paths. You can explore the enchanting landscape of the Mark Brandenburg on a horseback ride in the countryside.

With the "Pfauenhof" and the "Gut Wochowsee", there are two very beautiful equestrian facilities in the immediate vicinity of our Hotel & Spa Resort.

Fascination Nature
A golf course of the Golf Club Bad Saarow - flooded with sun rays and surrounded by old, lush green trees
Golfers run towards the sun on a golf course of the Golf Club Bad Saarow in the immediate vicinity of the Hotel & Spa Resort Villa Contessa

First Class Golf

Golfing on the shores of the Märkisches Meer

The Bad Saarow golf courses are located on the western shore of the Scharmützelsee and only a few minutes away from our Villa Contessa Hotel & Spa Resort.

At the neighboring Motzener See, the fantastically situated golf courses of the "Golf & Country Club am Motzener See" are recommended.

With these first-class golf courses in picturesquely beautiful nature, the Mark Brandenburg is considered one of the most beautiful golf destinations in Europe.