Hotel Paradies – a 5-star family wellness holiday in South Tyrol
Hotel Paradies is set amidst an apple orchard close to Merano, in South Tyrol. This 5-star family hotel offers wellness and relaxation for adults with childcare and fun being provided for younger family members. Whether you’re taking a break as a family, a couple or just seeking some me time alone, the Pirhofer family will ensure that your stay is a relaxing one.
Kids’ entertainment programme at Hotel Paradies in the Vinschgau region
Younger guests can burn off some energy in the outdoor children’s swimming pool with its giant slide, the playhouse or in the playroom, which includes a climbing wall. Baby carriers, pushchairs and bikes can be borrowed from the hotel and baby equipment can be provided on request. Many walking trails in the Vinschgau region are easy enough for children to do and some are even suitable for pushchairs. The professional childcare team will take care of the children with various activities like treasure hunts, barbeque parties, lama trekking tours, a high-rope course or rafting.
Enjoy a wellness holiday near Merano
Adults can enjoy a wellness break at Hotel Paradies while the children are being looked after by the hotel’s childcare team. There are plenty of options to relax in the spacious 5,000m² Mediterranean garden. Guests can enjoy a swim in the indoor swimming pool, which is linked to a heated outdoor pool. The Silence Spa is a very special retreat for adults only and is located in the garden. This spacious wellness area includes a panoramic sauna, a plunge pool, a low temperature sauna, a steam bath, a salt water pool, relaxation rooms and spacious sun decks with views over the Stelvio Pass Nature Park.
The hotel’s 2,000m² LaVita Spa provides guests with a large variety of spa and beauty treatments. Some relaxing massage treatments include:
Full body massage
Tibetan sound massage
Hot chocolate massage
There are also massages for children available.
Additionally, there are various baths, wraps and exfoliations available, which are carried out in wooden bath tubs or in the Hammam.
Rejuvenating treatments for the skin as well as exfoliations are available using sea salt and Vinschgau marble.
Mum-to-be treatments at Hotel Paradies
Mums-to-be can treat themselves to some pure relaxation in the LaVita Spa. Tension in the back is relieved with a back massage, which is carried out in a seated position or while lying on the side. A relaxing milk and honey bath stimulates the metabolism and an Ayurveda full body massage can improve sleep and ease nausea and anxiety.
Beauty treatments in the LaVita Spa
In addition to the large selection of wellness treatments available in the LaVita Spa, there are also a variety of beauty treatments offered. Treatments include facials for men, women and teenagers as well as professional pedicures.
Enjoy a relaxing sauna at Hotel Paradies
Mountain lodge sauna
Low temperature sauna
Turkish aromatherapy steam bath
Salt water steam bath
Comfort with a touch of luxury at Hotel Paradies
The rooms and suites are designed in a traditional Alpine style with a modern twist and offers the comfort that you would expect from of a 5-star wellness hotel.
Gourmet cuisine – wellness for the taste buds
Choosing the gourmet, full board option means pure indulgence and wellness for all the senses. The day starts with a buffet breakfast, which includes fresh, regional and organic produce as well as a wide selection of gluten and lactose free options. In the evening, guests can enjoy a 5-8 course gourmet set menu. Weather permitting; all meals can be eaten outdoors on the sundeck.
The hotel’s gourmet Paradiso restaurant treats guests to exquisite South Tyrolean cuisine.
Try an activity holiday in the Stelvio Pass National Park
Hotel Paradies is not only ideal for guests seeking a spa break; it’s also perfect for anyone looking for an activity holiday. Located in the Vinschgau area in South Tyrol, the hotel is also popular with guests who enjoy participating in the many cycling tours that the region has to offer. Bikes of different sizes as well as E-bikes can be borrowed from the hotel.
Hotel Paradies’ Silence Spa Garden is a wellbeing retreat and includes a panoramic sauna, plunge pool, low temperature sauna, steam bath, salt water pool, relaxation rooms and a sun terrace. The LaVita Spa offers various exclusive facials and body treatments – all using high-quality beauty products. A spacious indoor and outdoor swimming pool area is ideal to enjoy a swim – whatever the weather. Exquisite gourmet cuisine can be enjoyed at the Paradiso restaurant. The food combines traditional South Tyrolean cuisine with international and Mediterranean influences.
Hotel Paradies’ 2,000m² spa guarantees relaxation for adults and children. While the adults relax in the adult-only Silence Spa Garden, the children can have fun in the swimming pool and on the waterslide. The family can then relax together in the LaVita Spa, which includes a variety of saunas and comfortable relaxation areas. Other relaxation areas can be found in the beautiful Mediterranean park. Guests also have a choice of wellness treatments for adults and children as well as tailor-made treatments for mums-to-be.
Guests can enjoy personalised treatments in the LaVita Spa and in the Silence Spa Garden. All treatments use high-quality beauty products from Salin de Biosel, Maria Galland and Ägyptos.
A well-equipped, modern gym is available for those who want to shape up.
Hotel Paradies is an ideal base for exploring the surrounding area. Activities include walking and cycling and visiting local places of interest. The popular cities of Merano and Bozen are close by and perfect for having a wander around.
The region is awash with romantic castles that have wonderful views over the valleys. Churburg is a Renaissance castle and Latsch Castle is the only moated castle in the Vinschgau region. In the summer, the South Tyrol medieval games are a popular event for the whole family.
The old churches and chapels are also well worth visiting. St Johann Church has some wonderful Roman and Gothic frescos on display. The Marienberg Monastery is Europe’s tallest Benedictine abbey and often holds special exhibitions, which are open to the public. The monastery’s Roman crypt displays impressive paintings of angels. The foundation dates back to the 12th Century.
The Vinschgau region is a paradise for nature lovers. As well as the national parks like the Stelvio Pass, there’s plenty more to discover in the area. Why not visit the magnificent larch and pine forests or the stunning Tarsch Lake? Lake Reschen is famous for its submerged 14th Century church, where the tower is a prominent landmark in the Vinschgau region. Visitors will experience different climate zones in the area with the healthy Alpine air being prevalent in the higher regions and the drier air being more typical of the Vinschgau area.
The Alpine region is worth visiting at any time of year. In the summer, the Vinschgau landscape is made up of infinite meadows, clear lakes and impressive mountains – making it ideal for walks and cycling trips. During the winter, the region transforms itself into a beautiful winter holiday destination – perfect for those who enjoy winter sports.
Being active in summer
The Vinschger Sonnenberg and the Nörderberg Mountain are cooler destinations favoured by walkers and hikers who appreciate what the magnificent alpine landscape has to offer. In South Tyrol, the Waalwege walking path winds its way along historical canals and is particularly popular due to its relatively flat gradient.
The area around Hotel Paradies is ideal for guests who enjoy outdoor activities – whatever their level of fitness. For those who appreciate being on two wheels, the region is perfect for cyclists – whether it’s for a spot of mountain biking, racing or just a relaxed cycling trip to enjoy the views. There are plenty of facilities for cyclists within the local area – including service and cycle washing points and cycle hire shops.
Being active in winter
In winter, the snow-covered mountains become the perfect location to take in the picturesque scenery while skiing, snowboarding or walking. Other activities worth trying out are snow-shoe walking, cross-country skiing as well as sleigh rides. Hotel Paradies’ guests have a choice of five ski resorts, thirty nine lifts and ski slopes that cover an area of 133km in the Vinschgau region.
Being active outdoors is something that nature lovers can enjoy at any time of year. However, the qualified professional fitness team offers various indoor and outdoor activities depending on the season. Indoor activities include aqua aerobics and yoga classes, which are offered all-year-round.
Summer outdoor activities:
Free bike hire (Maxx) – including child seats
E-mountain and E-city bike hire (chargeable)
Minimum of 3 guided walks per week
Activities available in the local vicinity:
Winter outdoor activities:
The 9-hole Lana Golf Course in Gutshof Brandis is around half an hour’s drive from the hotel. Due to the mild climate, it’s possible to play golf between March and November. The 2,800m course is located amidst fruit trees and treats golfers to views across the Etsch valley.
The Merano Passeier Golf Course is approximately an hour away by car. This 5,800m course will give advanced golfers plenty of challenges amidst impressive scenery.
The Paradiso gourmet restaurant treats guests to its exquisite meals made from regional and organic produce. Chef Andreas Schwienbacher and his team creates dishes that combine traditional South Tyrolean cuisine with Mediterranean and international influences.
Guests are spoilt for choice with the hotel’s 350 regional and international wines.
Breakfast is a large buffet-style breakfast and evening meals include a 5 to 8-course menu. Weather permitting; all meals can be enjoyed on the terrace where there are fabulous views over the mountains.
Wellness hotel guests can finish the day in the hotel’s bar and enjoy the spectacular views over the mountains.
The hotel is situated in Latsch at the foot of the impressive mountains in the Stelvio Pass National Park. It’s part of the Vinschgau region in south-western Tyrol and only 25km from the spa town of Merano.