Top 8 Wellness Hotels in Italy

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Embrace nature and its healing powers in unique wellness sanctuaries in Italy

From a historic resort in Tuscany to a luxury hotel in Merano, Italy has much to offer when it comes to wellness retreats. For nature lovers, rejuvenate at a 5-star lakeside resort on the coast of Lake Garda or bask in the view of the Val d’Orcia as you heal and relax in thermal waters. South Tyrol has much to offer, from a tree hotel in Bressanone to a 5-star spa resort. Alternatively, breathe in the fresh mountain air at a boutique wellness hotel in the dense woodlands of the Plose mountain or a mountain resort atop Mount Vigiljoch. Here are eight wellness hotels in Italy for a rejuvenating getaway.

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Nestled amid the Tuscan hills, surrounded by vineyards, centuries-old olive trees and period farmhouses, Castelfalfi is the ideal place to experience medieval times in luxury. The castle and period farmhouses serve as unique venues for private parties or fairy-tale weddings. Travel back in time as you explore Castelfalfi’s well-preserved medieval village Il Borgo, its walls steeped in centuries of tradition. Indulge in traditional rituals and contemporary treatments at the RAKxa Wellness Spa, which offers heated pools, two saunas, a Turkish bath, and sensory showers. The health spa also has a vitality pool at the hydrotherapy suite to alleviate inflammation and promote muscle relation.


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Rejuvenate and heal at this 5-star spa resort in Naturns, South Tyrol. Situated in the mountains and 33,000 hectares of Texel Group Nature Park, this is a paradise for nature-lovers. Officially certified as a Quiet Stay, Preidlhof is surrounded by silence and nature, hence a tranquil place of relaxation in the middle of nature. The state-of-the-art wellness space, spanning 5500 square meters, features ten swimming pools and whirlpools, a six-floor Sauna Tower with 16 different experiences, a yoga pavilion, and landscaped gardens. This multi-award-winning preventative and medical health retreat offers holistic treatments with transformational wellness programmes for issues such as menopause, grief, trauma, sleep disturbance and insomnia.

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Vigilius Mountain Resort

Experience nature at your own pace at Vigilius mountain resort, perched atop Mount Vigiljoch. Located in South Tyrol 1500m above sea level, this mountain hotel can only be reached by cable car. Experience sustainable relaxation at this design hotel that blurs the boundaries between architecture and nature. At the panoramic restaurant, enjoy fresh, regional delights as you take in the view of Lana, in the heart of the Mediterranean-alpine Merano region. Enjoy sports activities or indulge in massages and nurturing treatments at the Aquiléia Spa. The 1200 m2 spa features a pool, hot tub, sauna, steam bath and meditation room.


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Marvel at the panoramic view of the Val d’Orcia as you experience the regenerating powers of thermal waters at Fonteverde’s outdoor thermal pool. At this luxury resort and spa in Tuscany, you can enjoy the natural heat of the ancient thermal springs, rich in natural minerals with anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and pain-relieving properties. With Fonteverde’s medieval heritage, guests can experience the charm of the Renaissance. Fonteverde offers the benefits of the Equilibrium philosophy with three health programs with beneficial effects on the nervous, endocrine and immune systems. Whether it’s slimming, detox or anti-stress, embark on customisable experiences with the help of Fonteverde’s medical staff.


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Palace Merano

Wrap yourself up in luxury and experience renewed vitality with the Revital treatment program at Palace Merano. Regain your health under the guidance of skilled professionals at the Revital floor, which has 32 treatment booths. The Revital Method is based on the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine and each treatment plan is fully customized. The treatments aim to revitalize the body and keep it healthy and free it from excess toxins. Complete your wellness journey with a detoxing and cleansing diet and sample recipes designed with balance in mind during your stay. Guests can also enjoy the heated outdoor and indoor pools or take a stroll around the botanic garden.


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The alpine location of Forestis, 1,800 m above sea-level, offers ideal conditions for maintaining health and recuperating. Located in a sheltered sunny location on the southern slope of the Plose mountain in the South Tyrolean Alps, the 5-star hideaway is a place of retreat surrounded by nature. Drawing inspiration from nature and the wisdom of the Celts, the Forestis Spa combines the four elements of nature with the four indigenous trees: mountain pine, spruce, larch and stone pine. At the restaurant, savor forest cuisine made with fresh produce sourced from local farmers and enjoy a breathtaking view of the surrounding forests and sunsets over the Dolomites through floor-to-ceiling windows.


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Lefay Resort & Spa Lago Di Garda

The first of the Lefay collection is situated in Gargnano, amid 11 hectares of natural park, surrounded by gentle hills and natural terraces rich in woods and olive groves overlooking a spectacular view of the lake. Lefay SPA World is an exclusive temple of wellness of over 4,300 square meters, offering seven different types of saunas and six relaxation areas. Lefay spa treatments feature traditional massage techniques to stimulate energy points and are customized for a long-lasting result. Extra virgin olive oil, produced on Lefay’s farms, is the main element of the Lefay Vital Gourmet philosophy and the Mediterranean diet.


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My Arbor

Bathe in the silence of the forest at My Arbor, a place for unforgettable mountain experiences. From relaxation activities to sauna infusions to regenerative nourishments, this spa hotel allows guests to relax close to nature. The 2,500 m² spa area features five different saunas. Signature treatments at Spa Arboris include the purifying and calming Tree Ritual, which combines the beneficial effects of the larch, mountain pine, Swiss stone pine and spruce. The gym is equipped with the newest and high quality machines of Canali System. The well-equipped movement room provides a space for yoga or Pilates.