The Miramonti owners’ greatest desire was to “combine the unique beauty of South Tyrol with the special things in life”. They have far exceeded this goal, and then some. Perched majestically over the infamous spa town of Merano, the Miramonti Boutique Hotel turns your needs into beautiful experiences. Whether you are looking to escape and reconnect with self or satiate the adventure junkie in you, the Miramonti is already two steps ahead. With a combination of luxury and naturalness, it is no wonder this haven of natural beauty was the set of the coveted James Bond 007 “The Spy Who Loves Me” movie.

Location

Why is the Miramonti Boutique Hotel the best hotel for a trip to the Dolomites?

Perched majestically on a sunny plateau in Hafling in the Dolomites, the Miramonti offers incomparable views of the captivating Alto Adige, Italy’s northernmost wine region. This unique gem lies on the edge of the forest and is the entry point to South Tyrol, an area renowned for its thermal baths, charming villages and adventure sports. The Miramonti is the ideal base for living in the lap of luxury while enjoying summer hikes and scenic trails; as well as, skiing and ice climbing in the winter.

Key Facts

  • the Miramonti overlooks Meran on the plateau of the Tschöggelberg, 1,230 meters above sea level
  • the boutique hotel lies on the edge of an almost 75-acre forest estate
  • located in Avalengo, 4 km from Merano 2000, a popular skiing and hiking area

What is special?

  • walk out of the hotel and straight into the forest where you can enjoy a gentle stroll or a thrilling mountain biking experience
  • trek to the area’s mighty and majestic waterfalls for an exhilarating experience that will awaken your senses with its refreshing and re-vitalising effects on the body
  • stroll along the idyllic streets of Merano, stopping in one of the cozy restaurants offering authentic South Tyrolean cuisine, or in one of the exclusive shopping boutiques

What do the guests say?

  • travelers recommend this destination as an ideal place for a detox holiday to rejuvenate the body and mind
  • guests love how close the hotel is to shopping and the historic theater in South Tyrol
  • visitors found the Miramonti to be the perfect location to enjoy a quiet place in harmony with nature

Accommodation

What type of in-room amenities are provided? Will I have mountain views?

The hotel has a deep-rooted connection with its surrounding nature and that theme carries throughout all 43 rooms. Bespoke furnishings are crafted by local artisans, offering a mix of modernity and rich history. The design incorporates elements of earth, fire, water and air as well as wood and metal to create a minimalist, yet cozy and luxurious atmosphere to relax and unwind. Centrally positioned beds, facing the floor-to-ceiling window, allow guests to take in panoramic views from the comfort of their bed.

Key Facts

  • 43 modern rooms, each and every one offering views of the mountains or Meran
  • the rooms in the Owner’s House are well suited for families with their private terraces and underground garage
  • each room comes with a minibar, LCD TV and some feature a spa bath

What is special?

  • wake each morning being kissed by the sun with picturesque windows that allow the outside light to pour into your space, filling it with warmth
  • discover extraordinary landscapes and wildlife far and beyond without having to leave your rooftop loft with the complimentary telescope provided
  • soak up the sun and jaw-dropping views as you sink into your steaming private hot tub with a sumptuous glass of local wine

What do the guests say?

  • guests feel spoiled from the moment of their arrival until their departure
  • the great attention to detail creates a cozy atmosphere that makes guests never want to leave
  • guests highly appreciate the tastefully decorated rooms and stunning views

Pools & Spa

I would love to pamper myself during my stay. What type of spa services are on offer at the Miramonti?

Lose all track of time taking dips in the heated salt-water infinity pool, that appears to be suspended in air while offering emblematic views of the Alps. The Miramonti Spa is all about the art of healing and pampering and provides the ultimate sanctuary for relaxation. Experienced spa therapists utilize sacred therapies and medicinal herbs to restore, renew and inspire. From fitness training to forest therapy, no matter how or where you decide to spend your time, you will feel a complete physical, mental and spiritual renewal.

Key Facts

  • the Miramonti provides a full gym and fitness studio with in-house training
  • snacks and refreshing drinks such as tea and elderberry-infused water are available throughout the spa
  • the hotel features an impressive infinity pool, along with a steam bath and bio sauna

What is special?

  • retreat into the forest and discover the hidden sauna embedded within the rocks, where you will reach the pinnacle of relaxation while enjoying ethereal sunsets
  • feel like you are floating, both literally and figuratively, in the 16-meter long infinity pool perched high above the Merano Basin
  • let go of whatever ails you in both body and mind and succumb to pure relaxation with one of the Miramonti’s sacred spa treatments

What do the guests say?

  • guests highly recommend the Juvenate body scrub followed by a relaxing massage using essential oils
  • a trip to the spa is just what visitors need to ease their aching muscles after a day of skiing and outdoor adventure
  • parents and children alike love being able to sip hot chocolate poolside while watching the sunset

Culinary

What type of cuisines can I expect at the Miramonti? Is there a variety of restaurants to choose from?

Your heart won’t be the only thing filled with joy, as you indulge in a culinary adventure at the Miramonti, so will your belly. Guests can choose from three in-house restaurants, with cuisines ranging from high end to local staples and a mix of modern and traditional South Tyrol cuisine. Breakfast includes an array of regional, organic, and homemade food; whereas, at dinner you will find Italian fare with dishes such as barley risotto with gorgonzola and beef carpaccio. Panoramic views are also on the menu, making this the perfect destination for a romantic retreat.

Key Facts

  • the “Slow-Food Philosophy” is followed at the Miramonti where only good, clean and fair food is served
  • the Miramonti features three restaurants: the Klassik, the Panorama Restaurant and the Stube
  • breakfast is served from 7:30am until 11am to accommodate both the early birds and the late risers

What is special?

  • dive into a good book, thumb through the international newspapers, or simply savor the stunning views during classic tea time
  • warm and cozy blankets await for you to bundle up and enjoy a glass of wine or decadent dessert under the starry night’s sky on crisp evenings
  • get a taste of the traditional cuisine of South Tyrol at the Stube, the cozy, wood-paneled dining hall

What do the guests say?

  • guests love the complimentary tea hour that is accompanied by deliciously tempting cakes
  • vegetarians and vegans are pleased with the excellent options on the daily-changing menu
  • especially during autumn with all its colors, the breathtaking views from the restaurants cannot be missed, according to guests

Activities

How can I spend my days in the Dolomites? Are there any children-friendly activities?

You will never find a shortage of things to see and do during your stay at the Miramonti. Spend your afternoons exploring nearby historic castles or sipping your way through the city on wine tours. The changing landscapes offer the perfect playground for the adventure lover, while the world-class spa provides a space to focus on “self” and reconnect with nature. The hotel even offers a fully-equipped play area for the little ones, along with a children’s bike park.

Key Facts

  • in winter, a private ski shuttle transports guests to Merano 2000
  • a newsletter is delivered to guests’ rooms each evening, illustrating the activities and events for the following day
  • there are more than 800 castles and palaces to explore

What is special?

  • take a break from the outdoor adventure and warm up with a cup of fragrant tea in front of the roaring fireplace
  • delve into Merano’s fascinating world of wine on a wine tour that takes you to three different cellars and concludes with a delicious lunch at Castel Ringberg
  • spend your days taking in the spectacular views over a glass of wine, a game of chess or while nose-deep in your favorite book

What do the guests say?

  • travelers highly recommend the forest therapy experience where you utilize purposeful movements to enjoy the surroundings and the beauty of nature
  • guests enjoy being able to do as little or as much as they please
  • vacationers love that the ski pistes are safe and suitable for those with smaller children or eager teenagers