Surrounded by mountains and right in the heart of South Tyrol, LA VIMEA is the very first fully vegan 4* hotel in Italy. Their philosophy revolves around our connection to nature and a true dedication to sustainability.
The healing ambiance is supported by a natural pond in the middle of the hotel garden, a wooden deck for daily yoga sessions as well as an indoor and outdoor spa area. As an adults-only retreat, this is for those seeking peace, tranquility, wellness, and a very unique 100% plant-based experience. Chef Luca Sordi prepares an exceptional 5-course dinner of organic gourmet cuisine with regional and seasonal ingredients directly from the hotel’s own herb garden or local vegetable farmers.
Location: Located in South Tyrol in the municipality of Naturno and about 12 km from Merano. There are many hiking and cycling options in the direct surroundings.
Rooms: 40 sustainably renovated rooms with natural wood floors, solid wood furniture, fair trade organic cotton sheets, and mountain views. WIFI is turned off at night for a low-radiation possible sleep.
Rates: From 180€ for half board, including vegan breakfast and 5-course dinner, as well as spa use and yoga class
Highlights: You might have guessed….the vegan cuisine! Make sure to join the 5-course 100% vegan dinner prepared by chef Luca Sordi.
The feel: A connection to nature and true passion for sustainability in a mountain style hotel
Not to be missed: Join the spiritual activity program with yoga or meditation on the outside pond deck, forest bathing experience or get more active and rent a mountain e-bike to explore the area
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