When it comes to spa breaks in Germany, The Monarch Hotel is certainly worth considering. A landmark luxury hotel in Bavaria, it’s a peaceful haven during the wintertime, offering you that much needed rest and relaxation as 2014 draws to an end. The Monarch SPA with its generous size offers a nigh on unbeatable menus to revitalise, restore and rejuvenate, with both therapeutic and pampering treatments available in its numerous massage rooms, baths and sauna. Thanks to its heated indoor and outdoor pools, you’ll be able to swim your way through whatever season, the lavish breakfast buffet will blow your mind and the romantic settings are perfect for couple’s retreats and cosy getaways.