Quelle Nature SPA Resortis located a side arm of the Puster Valley in the Eastern South Tyrol, quietly nestled in the pristine Gsieser Valley. Approximately 20 kilometers the Valley between the foothills of the rieserferner group and the Defreggeralpen in a northerly direction extends almost to the border of East Tyrol. The three villages of Pichl, St. Martin and St. Magdalene at the end of the Valley, where the hotel is located is surrounded by rolling hills, forested slopes, green alpine pastures and magnificent Summit.
As a dead end Valley, the region retains its original character and is characterized by quaint farms and rural architecture. Built with lots of wood and natural materials, hotel blends unobtrusively into the nature of the Val Casiess source and radiates peace and closeness to nature.
South Tyrol is the northernmost region of Italy and thrilled holidaymakers through the interplay of Alpine tradition and Mediterranean Joie de vivre. The province of Bolzano, in which resides the Gsieser Valley, forms the border with Austria to the North and to the East and is predominantly German-speaking. In addition to bustling cities like Bolzano, Meran, Brixen and Bruneck, the region distinguishes itself due to its impressive nature and mountains.
So, the holiday region Kronplatz and the popular Alta Pusteria with the famous "three peaks" lure guests to eventful and relaxing vacation days around the Gsieser Valley. Furthermore the Sesto Dolomites, the Fanes-Sennes-Prags nature park or the Tauferer Ahrntal Valley with more than 80 mountain peaks make the charm of EastSouth Tyrol.
With deceleration, recreation, enjoyment and exercise, the hotel inspires its guests. So the property consciously focuses on traditional architecture and interior design, to give you a comfortable and cosy atmosphere. Around 50 staff come to 75 percent from the region and give authentic South Tyrolean hospitality to visitors.
Most of the team works even for more than 20 years at the hotel. Many regulars appreciate this stable workforce and enjoyfamiliar facesduring visits. The excellent cuisine and the untouched and intact nature in Val Casies invites you for walks and excursions to complete the soothing holiday offer.
Restaurant & bar
The Hotel treats its guests in a cozy and elegant restaurant, which offers various bars and an intricately carved ceiling to feast source nature spa resort. Sophisticated South Tyrolean and Mediterranean specialities are served under the direction of master chef Florian Stamer. So, guests with a rich breakfast buffet with freshly squeezed juices, organic bread and other delicacies in the day start well strengthened. A selection of soups, salads, cakes as well as tea, coffee and fruit juices is served from noon.
Guests also enjoy the evening with a gourmet meal out. This includes five to seven courses a buffet salad, antipasti variations, local cheese specialities and delicious desserts from the hotel's Patisserie. The kitchen team buys products only from local suppliers as well as they use from theown herb garden. The gourmet menu with fine wines from the wine cellar comprising8,000 bottles is crowned by sommelier and wine academics Akos Joo.
The hotel offers weekly wine tastings for guests who want to delve deeper into the fascinating world of wines. At the hotel bar, evenings with exotic cocktails in the barrel aged Negronis, a fine whiskey or rum finish off comfortably. Bartender Stefan Lercher also surprised with an impressive selection of gin and homemade tonic water. The cigar lounge also has a fine selection of cigars.
Wellness & Spa
The generous wellness area in the hotel Quelle Nature SPA Resortwas 2008 completely renewed and expanded 2016 again. Since then, treats the source to a size of over 3,500 square meters with ten themed saunas Spa, recreation guests seven different and Outdoorpools and a natural swimming pond.
Bathing guarantee including a large indoor pool complex, the heated panoramic swimming pool with jets and a counter-current system or a new outdoor infinity pool.
In the salt Grotto, relaxation float gently on the water and regenerate in body and mind with the elemental force of the salt.
The sauna area provides soothing relaxation and offers many variety in different temperatures.
While the world's first hotel snow sauna, experience sauna and a traditional mountain hut in the Swiss stone pine organic sauna and a Finnish sauna of the room are accommodated among its highlights.
After sweating you are invited to experincea variety of relaxation zones with hovering or water beds as well as a large lawn to the natural swimming pond. If gethungry go to SPA Bistro for refreshing drinks, dried fruit, butter milk and lime yogurt.
The source of beauty and vitality Lounge offers soothing massages and beauty treatments with cosmetic lines such as Maria Galland, Vitalis or QMS!. Many body treatments are dominated by domestic nature.
So, for example, an apricot mountain pine scrub, alpine spruce packet, a bath with mountain hay or a back massage with South Tyrolean honey guests. Rejuvenating facial treatments, manicure and pedicure, applications in the soft pack, Thalasso, body styling and various massages, complete the extensive Spa menu.
Especially for the ladies, Lady-Spa provides a fine selection of comprehensive wellness programs. Another highlight is the gentlemen Spa, that inspires the men especially with dark wood and tasteful appearance. Couples in the Romeo & Juliet private Spa Suite experience a romantic two-hour break in the Mediterranean ambience. After a peeling with real diamond dust, a common cream gold bath and massage relaxation adjusts with a glass of champagne and luck chocolates.
Quelle Nature SPA Resortis is not just a starting point for exploringSouth Tyrolean mountain world, but also invites the guests to vitality garden around the hotel. With an area of about 5,000 square meters the gardensurrounds the hotel and offers guests numerous secludedlocations and niche to switch off.
Comfortable chairs and benches invite between fruit trees and meadows to rest and the natural swimming pond and the babbling brook provide refreshment and vitality. The highlight of the garden is the natural Kneipp path that leads along the wild stream. Sections with 24 different floor procurements such as pebbles, sand or wood and a length of less than 100 meters.
IN2014 an in-house chapel was build in the vitality garden, meant for mental and spiritual well-being. It is dedicated to the Saint Christopher, the patron saint of travelers and built with larch and Swiss stone pine wood. Purist equipped with a small altar, the Chapel is the spiritual framework for quiet minutes. Other popular items in the vitality garden are the Trout Pond, the rustic rippling water mills, the herb garden with rare plants such as Pineapple Mint, a bread oven and the sunny terrace café.
Fitness & vitality program
Balance through exercise and fitness is an important part of the offer. So the guests can participate in various vital programs under the direction of qualified fitness trainer Barbara and Diego daily and free of charge.
Theprogramme content on four pillars to respond optimally to the different needs and requirements of the guests.
- QUELLE Mental Balance: yoga moon salutation, meridian stretching, mental balance session
- QUELLE Functional Training: Quelle exclusive workout, F.I.T., HIIT, Tabata workouts, high intensity circuit training, bike and body combo, R.A.F., running and functional training, power Pilates
- QUELLE Fitness Classics:Nordic walking and Kneipp reflexology combo; hiking and walking; cycling tours; Pilates; Theraband workouts; stomach and back exercises; XCO training with hiking and walking; circuit training; multifunctional leg axis training; postural gymnastics; legs, bums and tums exercises; stretching; water gymnastics
- QUELLE Active Outdoors:large guided hiking tours, morning walks with yoga and breakfast on the mountain, border-hopping walks, exercise sessions in the garden fitness centre
In winter guests can indulge in active cross-country ski courses, snow-shoe hikes, ski tours or tobogganing. As a year-round highlight there is a nine hour hike to the hotel-own Alm.
The hotel Quelle Nature SPA Resortincludes an own Alpine cabin, the Quelle Alm. Idyllically locatedto 2,042 meters, it offers impressive panoramic views. About 60 years old, rustic cottage blends wonderfully with an old, weather tanned wood in the alpine landscape.
Within the framework of the cozy house hike to the Meadow, which will take place throughout the year once in a week, guests accompanied by family Steinmair in the peaceful countryside and forget this daily routine and hustle and bustle. Once at the top, a rustic wood stove in the room warms up on cold days and on warm days the sun terrace with view in the Gsieser Valleyalso givesinspiration.
Here, the Quelleteam pampers its guests with small grill parties or a traditional meal of hat. Right next to the Quelle-ALM, the Uwald ALM, a popular destination for hikers is located.
Activities in the region
With its location in the quiet Valle di Casies, the hotel offers a varied activity programme all year round theresort. The Valley nature lovers and sports enthusiasts alike convinced surrounded by unspoiled nature, numerous farms and rustic mountain huts.
Bicycle lovers enjoy about the source biker service with free E - bike, mountain bike and road bike rental to explore the surrounding area. Well signposted hiking trails and various eateries invite you for walking, jogging and walking. The hotel helps in choosing the appropriate hiking or bicycle route with personal tips.
Who spends his spare time like on the back of a horse, takes numerous stables and horse farms in the immediate vicinity of the hotel. The only seven km from clay court in Pichl, invites guests to a tennis match. Also golf enthusiasts don't miss out. Distance Golf Club is located approximately 35 kilometers Puster Valley. It offers a 9-hole course and a practice facility with driving range.
When the days grow colder and the first snow falls, the guests are enjoying the picturesque winter world in Val Casies. Directly from the hotel, 42 km trails are waiting to be groomed to ride.
Joint cross-country ski tours are regularly heldwithinthe vital programme. The courses are adapted individually to beginners or professionals. A more homely alternative is snowshoeing through the winter world. For long hikes and subsequent toboggan slopes, guests experience the nature in the white robe. Beginners, families and children will find injust a kilometre from the hotel an elevator on the boards. 120 km of slopes in all degrees of difficulty are35 kilometres away, in South Tyrol's best-known ski resort, the Kronplatz, palce for ski and snowboard fans. Every day a shuttle service in both areas available to guests.