Let me show you some of the extraordinary places I was pleased to discover.
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[ADVERTISEMENT] 3 days – 72 hours in heaven, 72 hours in which to leave the city buzz behind and breathe. Join me on my trip to South Tyrol and dive deep into verdant meadows, rocky mountains and the sweet scent of field flowers. Without a doubt Designhotel Silena is an appropriate venue for a spiritual retreat since the area conveys pure tranquility and peace. So make yourself comfortable and start reading a first-hand exploration, a true fairytale, of my wonderful stay on site: SILENA, the soulful hotel.
Let's take off to South Tyrol
On my road trip to SILENA I crossed the impressing Brenner Pass by car. Surrounded by torrential wild streams falling down into the valleys, I felt a refreshing breeze caressing my cheeks. A cautious smile appeared on my face. I was almost there.
My little heaven
What I liked the most was the warm and welcoming atmosphere that was prevailing in every room of the hotel. Dimmed lights combined with the dark wooden furnitures made going to bed an utmost pleasant experience every night.
Checking out the rooftop suite
Have you ever had a private sauna in your bathroom? Or an enormous rooftop terrace? I did not until then...
It's time for wellness
When I entered the pool for the first time I noticed the comfortable temperature. And indeed, even in the winter you can easily go for a swim here or just float around.
Lovely surrounded by trees and green gras, this pool leaves nothing to be desired.
Everything your heart desires
Can you smell the woodlands?
After a relaxing session in the panoramic sauna I grounded myself with a first try in yoga...And this is actually more exhausting than I thought.
A feast for the eye
My personal dreams came true when i spotted the walkable cheese and wine fridges.
These two majestic fridges offered an enormous amount of delicious cheeses and selected wines from all over the world. And the food? Always a feast for the eye and just excellent in taste...
My personal highlight
When I returned from running there was an envelope waiting for me on my bed. It entailed a hand-drawn treasure map leading the way to a private outdoor picnic nearby the hotel. Following the path childhood memories of exciting treasure hunts came to my mind... Right at the edge of the forest I finally found what I was searching for: A beautifully decorated picnic, arranged especially for me.