There are many reasons to visit this domicile magically embedded in nature - for example, the breathtaking panoramic view of the world-famous Mariazell Basilica as well as the fascinating mountain world between Ötscher and Hochschwab, plenty of space in a luxurious temporary home, a perfect symbiosis of hotel service and privacy, fantastic hiking and skiing tours, the private bathing jetty on Lake Erlauf, sauna, a sun terrace with heated pool and extremely warm hosts.
Blueberry-blue walls made of felt, houses in the style of a Vorarlberg Vorsäß hut and a name inspired by an animal that is considered a bon vivant and a clever family pet - the Fuchsegg Eco Lodge in Egg is truly a very special domicile. Architecturally, the entire ensemble is a masterpiece. The purist wooden houses blend perfectly into the landscape.
It is a place of absolute tranquillity, almost meditative, luxurious yet grounded, rich in alpine diversity. Hildegard and Swen Kopp-Musch created the unique Natur Apart Hotel Puitalm from a former mountain inn at 1476 metres above sea level at the entrance to the Pitztal valley. Outside, nothing but the beauty of the Tyrolean mountains, inside, the elements of the Alps taken up by natural materials and design.
This place is the geographical centre of Austria and for Barbara and Bernhard Gröhs one of the most beautiful spots on earth: Bad Aussee in Styria. Here they created a unique holiday domicile out of an old farm property for people who, like themselves, appreciate nature, individuality and privacy.
A magnet for visitors, this city on the Vltava River is world-famous not only for its beer. Its historic center has been included in the list of urban memorial reserves in the Czech Republic: Ceske Budejovice. The four-star Villa Resort Dlouhá louka is located in a three-hectare park just a few minutes from the historic old town. The blue of the outdoor pool shimmers between the old trees. Lovingly furnished apartments with every comfort offer a temporary home between nature and culture.
800 metres above everyday life, in the midst of alpine meadows and mountain forests, the Chiemsee Chalet is enthroned on the mountain – with a dream view of the Bavarian Sea. With its 6 exclusive and individual chalet suites, it offers discerning travellers an enjoyable setting for very private holidays. Lots of wood, natural stone, high-quality natural fabrics and glass characterise the architecture of the stylishly furnished suites and cosy public rooms.
The Tegernsee - archaic Bavarian, full of living tradition and yet modern, embedded in a picture book landscape. This magical spot is the adopted home of Ina and Marco Lessacher. To be more precise, in Gmund - the gateway to Lake Tegernsee - the native of Carinthia and his wife from the Ruhr area have found their home. This is where her Tegernsee Suites “Early Bird” and “Sundowner” were created. The two modern, luxurious semi-detached houses await the guests with many inviting places at the highest level.
Schleswig-Holstein | Ostholstein | Timmendorfer Strand
In the COZY Hotel Timmendorfer Strand guests can relax in a Scandinavian-inspired setting with bright and welcoming rooms with natural materials and warm shades and large wooden balconies. Each of the 55 rooms and suites has its own bath, some also with large tub. Several premium rooms also have their own sauna. In the COZY Kitchen restaurant guests can dine on a selection of fresh, regional dishes. A popular spot in the evenings, particularly accompanied by a glass of wine, is the terrace or lounge corner in front of the fireplace.
Hosts who live what they love
Even from afar, you can recognize the charming ensemble of the Hanswirt in Rabland near Merano by the typical red and white of the shutters. The history of this impressive four-star superior hotel can be traced back to 1357, and today it combines a successful symbiosis of history and zeitgeist.
Design, luxury, cordial hospitality and a high-carat vacation concept, how one finds it today only rarely, the five-star hotel Winkler offers its guests in Stefansdorf with pc. Lorenzen at the foot of the Kronplatzes - UNESCO world heritage Dolomiten. Completely co-ordinated with the own needs, one decides in the magic living worlds perhaps for a cuddly double room, selects the Suite Natura (private external sauna/garden loggia) or lodges in the new, luxurious Pool-Suite with private Infinity pool. To the well-being naturally the Kulinarik belongs.
The South Tyrolean host family Winkler has added a veritable jewel to their portfolio of luxury hotels with the Private Luxury Chalet Purmontes. In the middle of the nature of the Pustertal, not far from the famous Kronplatz ski area, the silence and the view of the breathtaking mountain world of the Dolomites let your soul soar. In the five chalets, guests immerse themselves in a new dimension of luxury holidays - including absolute privacy. Each of the unique suites inspires with its own infinity pool, open bathrooms and whirlpool. The natural bathing pond and almost limitless freedom are waiting in front of the door - harmony between man and nature in perfection.
The Ritten is a sunny high plateau above Bolzano in South Tyrol. In the north it is overlooked by the Rittner Horn (2260 metres) at 1154 metres. The picturesque village is home to the Messner family, winegrowers and hosts with a passion. Below the centre of Oberbozen lies Spornberg once a nobleman?s and knight?s seat, later half-ruined. Many years later, the enchanted place was awakened from its slumber and filled with new life. The result is the Spornberg Mountain Living with three luxurious, cosy flats furnished in a typical country style.
The luxurious four-star superior refuge Tratterhof Mountain Sky Hotel is located at an altitude of 1500 meters between Pustertal and Eisacktal on the sun-kissed high plateau of the mountain village of Meransen. The sympathetic host family Gruber-Hinteregger created one of the most beautiful domiciles in South Tyrol from what was once the smallest farm in the village.
The picturesque village of Bever in the Upper Engadine is the home of Lenka and Fabian Erny. On the outskirts of the 600-strong community - surrounded by a magnificent natural backdrop - the internationally successful skiers (the hostess was a two-time world champion in powder skiing) opened their luxurious Engadin Chalet on 8 December 2022 after a two-year construction period. Up to six guests can experience unforgettable holidays in this hideaway at 1717 metres above sea level. Ideal for two: the cosy chalet flat in the main residence "It was our dream to be hosts ourselves. People long for peace, for privacy. They want to switch off the fast life for a while, enjoy a comfortable, beautiful ambience. We want to fulfil these wishes for them. Among other things, we offer a chalet bread service, massages, skiing lessons in our in-house ski school, give tips on restaurants and excursions," explains hotel manager Fabian Erny, who completed his training at the renowned César Ritz Colleges, Lake Geneva.
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