The most beautiful swimming pools in the vineyards of the Vinum Hotels Südtirol
Panoramic swimming pools set in wonderful gardens overlooking the mountains and vineyards. Discover the Vinum Hotels Südtirol.
Mirrors of water surrounded by nature, among fine vines and flower gardens, with a panoramic view of the South Tyrolean mountains. These are the most beautiful swimming pools of the Vinum Hotels Alto Adige / Südtirol, a group that includes 23 high-level family-run hotels specializing in the wine sector. All the hotels, in fact, are located in the wine-growing areas of the Region and offer not only authentic experiences, visits to vineyards and cellars, but also moments of relaxation in contact with nature in their fabulous panoramic swimming pools.
The salt water pools of the Vinum Hotels
Relax in a salt water Infinity Pool, with a temperature of 36 ° C all year round and 3% salt on the fifth floor of the Spa Tower overlooking the Ortles-Cevedale Group. Or swim in the infinity sports pool that dominates the tower and gives the feeling of throwing yourself into the void, 29 ° C all year round and with a timing system or in the panoramic outdoor pool, connected to the hotel by a tunnel, which guarantees a temperature of 34 ° C all year round. This is the tourist offer of the Preidlhof Luxury DolceVita Resort in Naturno in the Merano and surroundings wine area, which boasts some of the most beautiful swimming pools of the Vinum Hotels. From 24 July to 29 August 2021 you can choose the “Summer, Pools & Dolce Vita” package including: 7 nights full board, free access to the water world and the Spa, midnight sauna with special jets of steam and 1 free entry for the award-winning Deep Sea relaxation room. All from 1,533 euros per person. Wine lovers can visit the private wine shop with over 400 labels and the distillery. In addition, the hotel organizes guided tours of the vineyards with tastings at the best Riesling producers throughout Italy and excursions along the unmistakable Via Vinum Venostis with stops at some wine producers for tastings in the cellar.
The swimming pools overlooking the vineyards of the Vinum Hotels
A natural swimming pool overlooking the Gewürztraminer vine. This is the tourist offer of the Hotel Plattenhof in Termeno on the Wine Route in the Bassa Atesina wine area. The panoramic outdoor pool is equipped with an automatic natural filtering system, the only one in South Tyrol so far, and for this reason, despite having been artificially built, it has earned the title of “natural pool”. The water is heated all year round and the pool is immersed in a truly unique natural landscape, near Lake Caldaro. The vineyards surrounding the swimming pool have been cultivated for over 400 years by the Dissertori family and produce an excellent Gewürztraminer, to be tasted during the holiday.
View on the vines, as well as on the imposing mountains and the city in the distance, also for the panoramic outdoor swimming pool of the Hotel Tenuta Pacherhof in Novacella in the Valle Isarco wine area, where you can immerse yourself in a steel tank with pleasantly heated chlorine-free water all year round at 32 ° C. Relaxation continues in the bright indoor pool, with massage nozzles and counter-current systems. On request, the hotel organizes guided tours of the vineyards and the cellar, where you can taste the handcrafted wines, which have been awarded prestigious awards for several years now.
Among the Vinum Hotels, the Weingut Klosterhof in Caldaro on the Wine Route in the Oltradige wine area amazes its guests with its Wine-Spa Sanus per Vitis with themed treatments. A large outdoor swimming pool in Carrara marble, framed by a large lawn with fruit trees under which to shelter from the sun, and two large jacuzzi wine vats that invite the couple to enjoy a glass of wine, relaxing in the pleasantly warm water. In addition, Oskar and Hannes Andergassen organize on request walks through the Pinot Blanc “Trifall” vineyards, visits to the winery and distillery, wine tastings, spirits and typical products in the new tasting room in local acacia wood.
The swimming pools in the flower gardens of the Vinum Hotels
In the Merano wine area, in Tirolo, is the Hotel Kronsbühels, another Vinum Hotels structure worth mentioning for its outdoor swimming pool located in an elevated position that offers a wonderful view of Merano and the Adige Valley. Immersed in a well-kept garden equipped with deck chairs and umbrellas, the swimming pool is heated with solar energy and is also open in spring and autumn. In addition, the hotel is a partner of the nearby Terme Merano with the many swimming pools in the park, the sauna area and the wellness treatments of the MySpa. The owner, producer and sommelier Peter Schöpf organizes visits and tastings in the cellar and guided walks through the vineyards surrounding the hotel. In addition, themed evenings “Pleasure and enological know-how” are organized dedicated to biodynamic wines, fine South Tyrolean wines and noble bubbles from all over Italy. For lovers of panoramic infinity pools we recommend the Schloss Plars. Wine & Suites of Lagundo which falls within the ranking of the most beautiful swimming pools of Vinum Hotels thanks to its new panoramic infinity pool immersed in the castle gardens. Reachable via a flowery path, among beautiful roses, hydrangeas and oleanders, the pool overlooks the vineyards and the mountain landscape: an enchanted place to rest the soul. The owner Andreas Theiner organizes, on request, walks with visits to the cellar and tasting of the wines produced on the estate, but also individual courses and workshops for those who want to deepen their knowledge on the world of wine.
Women’s wine in Vinum Hotels
To make the stay experience unique and authentic in the Vinum Hotels, it is possible to sip the traditional Lagrein Kretzer, the favorite wine of women. The South Tyrolean rosé, summery and light, to be drunk fresh, is experiencing a real rebirth, so much so that it is now indispensable in the Vinum Hotels Südtirol wine lists. Cocktails are also very popular: Franz Egger, one of the pioneers of the classic method of fermentation in the bottle of South Tyrolean organic prosecco, produces an apple and ginger prosecco and an apple cider that ferments directly in the bottle together with elderflower. Also try the fresh South Tyrolean fruit juices, such as Thomas Kohl’s mountain apple juice, combined with other ingredients, berries or aromatic extracts. Thanks to the combination of apple and carrot, Kohl received the “Die Goldene Birne” award in Lower Austria, the most important European award for fruit juice producers.