Villa Eden | Wellbeing Escapes

Villa Eden

Merano, Italy


Nestled in its own temperature micro-climate valley in the picturesque Merano region of the Italian Alps, Villa Eden overlooks apple orchards, vineyards and across to snow-topped mountains. Villa Eden was established in 1982 as Italy’s first ever destination spa. The unique Austrian and Italian architecture combined with the surrounding manicured gardens offers the best place to invest in your health and wellbeing. The onsite medical and therapeutic care and expert team will help you work towards personal goals ensuring that you leave completely revitalised.

When to go

Merano has a microclimate as it’s located in the most northerly part of the alps. The temperate is generally warm throughout the year and rarely sees snow despite being surrounding by lofty mountain peaks.

What we love

  • Their own line of luxury spa products and supplements designed to compliment your treatment in the most effect way possible 
  • It’s usually child-free – there may be a few children, but most guests are adults meaning its a tranquil escape 
  • The beautiful scenery of the snowy mountain peaks in the distance combined with the manicured gardens really is beautiful.  

Who should go

  • If you are serious about investing in your health as the team here are some of the best in the wellness world 
  • Solo travellers will like how small and intimate the hotel is – there’s only 29 rooms
  • If you are stressed and need to head somewhere tranquil and calming.  

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  • Single traveller: 10% discount on the room (min 7 nights stay, for Elegant and Prestige rooms, in all season except peak season*)
  • Twin/double: Free spa credit €60 per room
  • Loyalty discount for clients who visited the hotel via us:  5% discount on health programmes (min 7 day programme)
  • Free night offer: stay 7/pay 6 or stay 4/pay 3**, contact us for details.

** Stay 4 /pay 3 offer is valid for stays with Sunday or Monday arrival only. 

* Peak season in 2020 - 28 May - 7 Jun; 2 Aug - 30 Aug; 26 Dec - 10 Jan

* Peak season in 2021 - 1 Aug -  28 Aug; 23 Dec - 9 Jan 2022

This hotel is not fully available from 13/12/2020 until 25/12/2020 and from 10/01/2021 until 26/02/2021. Please email or call us on +44 (0)20 3735 7555 to find our more details about availability.

Villa Eden Break

Min stay 2 night with half board. The perfect program for relaxing and to recharge your energy levels in an atmosphere of warm hospitality.
per person

Alpine Wellbeing Booster

Minimum 3 nights. Minimum 3 nights stay. Our signature wellbeing booster programme promises to relax your body and soothe your soul. Enjoy 2 spa treatments, 1 session of private yoga and PT and benefit from the sport check up with lactate measurement.
per person

Intensive Anti-Ageing

3 day programme to prevent, treat and slow the physiological ageing of the skin, combating free radicals with targeted treatments. Includes healthy half board meals.
per person

Women's Profile

However beautiful a full life may be, it often requires enormous reserves of energy. For this reason, you should unplug from time to time. This programme was specifically designed to guarantee today's women - especially those who have entered the period from pre to post menopause - new vigour and future full of health and vitality.
per person

Longevity Special

Min stay 3 nights. A tomorrow made of health and serenity... the desire that dwells in each of us. Through a balanced lifestyle, proper nutrition and innovative analysis techniques it is possible to achieve lasting well-being.
per person

Women's Care

Constant pressure in work, private life and leisure often lead to chronic stress, which in turn leads to fatigue as well as physical and mental exhaustion. This programme is specifically designed for women who need a regenerating break. Discover your perfect body-mind balance through a specific sequence of treatments. Min stay 7 nights, longer stays are possible.
per person

Comprehensive Wellbeing Booster

This comprehensive programme is for those who wish to maximise their spa experience and add a medical component into their stay. Programme includes a tomographic diagnostic with analytical evaluation, measurement and evaluation of your BMI, nutrition consultation and a selection of spa treatments. Minimum stay is 7 nights.
per person

Remise en forme 5 day programme

per person

Metabolic Therapy

Min stay 7 nights. Do you suffer from weakness, insomnia, various pains or consequences of an unhealthy lifestyle? This programme will give you a full dose of energy to a reactivated metabolism. Oxygen ozone therapy and homotoxicological mesotherapy are excellent for health and will reinforced your immune system.
per person

Remise En Forme (Basic Detox)

Min stay 7 nights. Get more vitality & energy, remove excess toxins from the body and balance your mental and physical well-being. Objective of this programme is to detoxify and regenerate the body and to improve your general health.
per person

Stress management

Mins stay 7 nights. When stress and commitments determine the pace of our lives, it becomes increasingly difficult to relax in our free time. The consequences are mental fatigue, nervousness, insomnia, restlessness, difficulty concentrating, leading to headaches and chronic diseases. This programme helps you to manage your stress by relaxation techniques, healthy eating and exercise.
per person

Weight Loss

Min stay is 7 nights. This tailor-made program for a weight loss allows you to achieve your ideal weight, improve your fitness level and facilitates maintenance at home. This program is designed for a minimum stay of 7 nights and can be extended up to 10 nights.
per person


Villa Eden is a medical wellness clinic. Most of the specialised programmes are personalised for each guest to ensure individual wellness goals are met. The Longevity medical centre offers different range of programmes to re-establish the balance between body, mind and spirit. Included in the programmes are medical consultations with check-ups and diagnosis. Spa is using the latest technologies and scientific discoveries (including DNA check, blood analysis, food intolerance test, oxidative stress test and many others). You will be given your results and post-holiday plan so you can keep-up with  your new health regime at home. Aesthetic medicine adn surgery is also availalbe. 

Facilities include indoor swimming pool, jacuzzi, infra-red cabin, small gym, hydro massage, steam bath. During the summer months there is an outdoor swimming pool.

Example treatments at Villa Eden
  • Anti-stress massage 
  • Soothing anti-aging facial 
  • Blood analysis 
  • Shiatsu 
  • Reflexology 
  • Lodine body scrub  


Activities available at resort
  • Personal training session 
  • Evening activities 
  • Walking

Activities available at the surrounding area
  • Group excursions into Merano 
  • Group excursions to surrounding vineyards  

Typical Group Classes

  • Morning walks (nordic or power)
  • Yoga  
  • Aqua gym  
  • Stretching
  • Meditation
  • Pelvic gymnastics

Sample Weekly Class Schedule

Please note - Classes are subject to change and seasonal adjustments


There are only 29 rooms and suites at Villa Eden ranging from Elegant rooms up to the luxurious suites. Each has been elegantly furnished and make the most of the incredible mountain views. 

Please note that there is a local city tax at Euro 2.50 per person per day and this will be payable directly to the resort. 

The Elegant Rooms are the standard room (between (about 35 SqM) and can accommodate up to 2 people. They have a double bed and desk area. 

This room has no terrace and is facing north-west. 

Each has an en-suite with a bath or shower, robe, slippers and a hairdryer. 

Facilities include plasma screen TV, Wi-Fi, safe, air-conditioning, radio/CD player and healthy mini-bar. 

The Prestige Rooms vary in size (between 45 - 50 sqm) and can accommodate up to 2 people. They have a double bed and separate seating area. 

Large south facing terrace or balcony overlooks the outdoor swimming pool and the Adige Valley. 

Each has an en-suite with a bathtub and shower plus a robe, slippers and a hairdryer. 

Facilities include plasma screen TV, complimentary Wi-Fi, safe, air-conditioning, radio/CD player and healthy mini-bar.  

What’s on the menu

Developed under the watchful eye of nutritionist and holistic expert Dr. Emanuele De Nobili, Villa Eden boasts a mainly organic, low GI menu. Food here is cooked in a healthy and light way to guarantee that all the nutrients are well digested. There is a firm focus on regulating the rhythm of your Cortisol levels and avoiding the yo-yo effect of high sugar diets and therefore all meals are personalised to meet the needs of your health plan. There are three tiers of calories offered within the health menus, which you can discuss with the doctor. There is also a more gourmet menu for those not on a specific health programme. Detox and weight loss guests are given a specific personalised menu. 

Villa Eden Restaurant
Villa Eden Restaurant
All meals are served in one restaurant. Dishes are inspired by tradition and creativity. The cuisine includes moderate use of salt, white meats and ingredients which help restore the acid-alkaline balance and guarantee the right caloric intake.


Villa Eden is close to the Austrian border and nestled in the Merano region of the Alps. Framed by snow topped mountains and twinned with Salzurg, the area has traditional Austian architecture. A short stroll from Villa Eden will take you into the heart of Merano with it’s designer shops and traditional boutiques.

Nearest airport

The transfer time is approximately 1 hour 50 minutes from Verona or Innsbruck Airport by car. There are plenty of flights throughout the year. It is approximately 2 hours flight time from London.

You can get a shuttle bus from Verona Airport to Porta Nuova train station which takes approximately 15 minutes and runs every 15 minutes. Take the train from Porta Nuova to Merano which takes approximately 2.5 hours and costs around €30 return. From Merano train station, get a taxi to Villa Eden which takes 10 minutes and costs around €12. 

If you are flying into Innsbruck Airport, you can get a bus to Merano which takes approximately 2.5 hours and costs as little as €8 each way. You'll then need to get a taxi to Villa Eden which takes 10 minutes and costs around €12. 

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Families, Children & Infants

Villa Eden is adults only hotel. 


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Why Wellbeing Escapes?

Flexible pricing
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Our different pricing and packages allows you to pick the right option for you. Choose from booking on bed & breakfast basis with free spa credits at many of our resorts. Or go for one of our great value packages to pre plan your treatments and activities at discounted prices.
Value Added Benefits & Discounts
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We work hard to negotiate extra value for our clients with our benefits such as free spa credits or room discounts that you are unlikely to find anywhere else. Even from the hotel directly. We can do this because we are the largest and most established specialist wellbeing travel company.
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We have been operating for 12 years and know a thing or two about Wellbeing Holidays. We also take time to listen to what you want and research the best options for your needs. Many of our retreats have been visited by the team too. We will always try our best for you!