View of Lake Achensee with Pertisau from Zwölferkopf
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Lake Achensee
– cool waters
in front of the hotel

Couple in swimming costumes lying on a jetty at Lake Achensee
Boats on Lake Achen near Pertisau
Stony shore at the Achensee

Magically beautiful for swimming and for water sports

The Tyroleans’ sea

By the water, on the water, in the water: It’s no easy decision at Lake Achensee. One thing is for certain: Tyrol’s biggest lake is an attraction for all water lovers in summer. Whether a leisurely day of idling at the sunbathing lawn, sporty on the surfboard over the waves or a reward after hiking, Lake Achensee offers everything that a bathing lake can and shines with a cleanliness that is drinkable.

Swimming & bathing

Our insider tip: Jumping into Lake Achensee already in the morning, before breakfast. The shore deserted, smooth and quiet the water surface, and you in the middle of it. The tinkling feeling of cool water on your skin will accompany you through the whole morning.

Kitesurfers in action on Lake Achensee
Woman with paddle on a sup board on Lake Achensee

Bathing, splashing or ploughing through the water: The blue Lake Achensee will be a true joy in your summer holidays. Families with children prefer the lido. Several jetties in Pertisau will offer opportunities for a cool-down in between in the crystal-clear water. How warm does Lake Achensee get in summer? The water of Lake Achensee has an average temperature of 20 °C, but when it is hot for several days the temperature can even climb to 22-23 °C.

Water sports at Lake Achensee

It doesn’t have to be the South Sea, no, surfing, kiting and sailing is also possible in Tyrol. Come to Lake Achensee and experience it with your own eyes and your own body. The ideal wind at the lovingly called “Tyrolean sea” will let you glide rapidly over the water, whether on the sailing boat or on the surfboard. The gentle wind in the morning will create perfect conditions even for beginners. Pros will probably like the more powerful North wind in the afternoon best.

Even canyoning and tubing are offered around Lake Achensee and are perfect for an active holiday with family and friends.

Your possibilities for water sports at a glance:

  • Sailing, surfing and kite schools (different courses)
  • Sailing license courses
  • Rental of water sports equipment and sailing or pedal boats
  • Restaurants around the lake
  • Canyoning and tubing (different courses at Alpinsport Achensee)

We will be happy to tell you our very personal insider tips around Lake Achensee! See you soon in the 4-star Hotel Wagnerhof in Pertisau - enquire your holiday in Pertisau at Lake Achensee now!

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