Villa Eden | Wellbeing Escapes

Villa Eden

Merano, Italy

Overview

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.

** Hotel is closed between 10 January to 5 February **

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.
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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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Offers

  • Up to 15% discount if you stay min 4 nights
  • Up to 20% discount if you stay min 7 nights 
This hotel is not fully available from 10/01/2021 until 26/02/2021 and from 12/12/2021 until 25/12/2021. Please email or call us on +44 (0)20 3735 7555 to find our more details about availability.

Stay only

Come and enjoy Villa Eden on stay and full board basis. This will give you freedom to select your desired spa treatments. You will have an access to all spa and leisure facilities as well as group classes. Min stay at Villa Eden is 2 nights.


Price From 

£250 per night on single occupancy

£340 per night per person when sharing 

The Programme
  • Full board meals (healthy detox or regular)
  • PH mineral water and herbal teas included with the healthy detox menu
  • Access to all spa and leisure facilities
  • Access to group fitness classes (as per weekly agenda)


*Minimum stay 2 nights required

**Minimum stay 7 nights over the Easter, August, Christmas and New Year

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.


Price From

£925 per person when sharing for 2 nights package

£1,020 on single occupancy for 2 nights package

The Programme
  • 1 Anti-stress massage (85 minutes)
  • 1 Face and neck treatment according to the method developed by Villa Eden (55 minutes)
  • 1 Phyto-algea therapy based on Dead Sea salt (55 minutes)
  • Free participation in weekly activities such as yoga and water aerobics  
  • Unlimited access to all spa facilities 
  • Healthy full board

**Minimum stay 7 nights over the Easter, August, Christmas and New Year


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.


Price From

£1,500 per person when sharing for 3 nights package

£1,850 on single occupancy for 3 nights package

The Programme
Programme includes following tests:

  • Cortisol curve
  • Melatonin test
  • DHEA
  • Progesterone
  • Estradiol

Following the tests:

  • Consultation with the medical staff
  • Option for prescription of nutritional programme or supplements 
  • Option for specific medical treatment 

Included is:

  • Daily activity group sessions: morning gym, water gym, yoga classes, excursions to Merano and surroundings
  • Unlimited access to all spa facilities
  • Healthy full board (detox or regular)

**Minimum stay 7 nights over the Easter, August, Christmas and New Year

Just Relax

This programme aimis to provide relax, alleviate tension and release new energy with total rest. This is a short medical programme including a range of medical examinations and consultations. If you want to give your body an overall boots and check up but you are short on time. Package is designed for 3 nights.


Price From

£1,750 per person when sharing for 3 nights package

£2,090 on single occupancy for 3 nights package

The Programme
  • Initial medical examination 
  • Tomographic diagnostic and analytical evaluation of the quantitative and qualitative body composition
  • Measurement and evaluation of the body mass index (BMI, body composition: fat tissue, lean body mass and muscle and percentage of water)
  • Nutrition advice
  • Final medical examination to discuss goals, progresses and results
  • Diagnostic results
  • Summary of treatments and therapies performed prescription of maintenance therapy and dietary advice
  • 2 Body massage (55 minutes)
  • 1 Stimulation of the chakra points with music therapy (55 minutes)
  • 1 Phyto-algae therapy based on Dead sea salt (55 minutes)
  • 1 Oxygenating facial treatment according to the method developed by Villa Eden (55 minutes)
  • Daily activity group sessions: morning gym, water gym, yoga classes, excursions to Merano and surroundings
  • Unlimited access to all spa facilities
  • Healthy Full board based on personalised detox menu

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.


Price From

£3,150 per person when sharing for 7 nights package

£3,650 on single occupancy for 7 nights package

The Programme
  • Initial medical examination
  • Tomographic diagnostic and analytical evaluation of the quantitative and qualitative body composition
  • Measurement and evaluation of the body mass index (BMI, body composition: fat tissue, lean body mass and muscle and percentage of water)
  • Daily consultations with the doctors to discuss goals, progresses and results
  • 12 hours of individual treatments of your choice and medical advice (55 minutes per session) 
  • Diagnostic results
  • Summary of treatments and therapies performed prescription of maintenance therapy and dietary advice
  • Daily activity group sessions: morning gym, water gym, yoga classes, excursions to Merano and surroundings 
  • Unlimited access to all spa facilities
  • Healthy Full board based on personalised detox menu

Shorter or longer stay on Remise En Forme are available, please contact us for a personalised qoute. 

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.


Price From

£3,160 per person when sharing for 7 nights package

£3,800 on single occupancy for 7 nights package

The Programme
  • Initial medical examination
  • Tomographic diagnostic and analytical evaluation of the quantitative and qualitative body composition
  • Measurement and evaluation of the body mass index (BMI, body composition: fat tissue, lean body mass and muscle and percentage of water)
  • Daily consultations with the doctors to discuss goals, progresses and results
  • 3 Anti-stress massage (85 minutes) 
  • 3 Stimulation of chakra points with music therapy (55 minutes)     
  • 3 Reflexology with chromotherapy (55 minutes)  
  • 1 Shiatsu (50 minutes) 
  • 1 Private anti-stress fitness session with a personal trainer 
  • Diagnostic results and after treatment support  
  • Personalised training schedule for maintaining physical fitness at home
  • Daily activity group sessions: morning gym, water gym, yoga classes, excursions to Merano and surroundings
  • Unlimited access to all spa facilities
  • Healthy Full board based on preference

This program is designed for a minimum stay of 7 nights and can be extended up to 10 nights. Please contact us for more details 

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.


Price From

£3,730 per person when sharing  for 7 nights package

£4,250 on single occupancy for 7 nights package

The Programme
  • Initial medical examination
  • Tomographic diagnostic and analytical evaluation of the quantitative and qualitative body composition
  • Measurement and evaluation of the Body Mass Index (BMI, body composition: fat tissue, lean body mass and muscle and percentage of water)
  • Daily consultations with the doctors to discuss goals, progresses and results
  • 1 sports check-up with lactate measurement
  • 5 sessions of biophysical therapy with 5 mechanical lymphatic drainage treatments (55 minutes)
  • 6 biothermal treatments (for stimulation of the metabolism and detoxification, 55 minutes)
  • 3 neuromuscular massage and draining body treatments (55 minutes)
  • 3 phyto-algae therapies (55 minutes)
  • Diagnostic results
  • Summary of treatments and therapies performed
  • Prescription of maintenance therapy and dietary advice
  • Personalised training schedule for maintaining physical fitness at home
  • Free participation in weekly activities such as yoga and water aerobics 
  • Unlimited access to all spa facilities
  • Healthy Full board based on personalised detox menu

This program is designed for a minimum stay of 7 nights and can be extended up to 10 nights. Please contact us for more details 

Immuno Plus

Min stay 7 nights. Based on our philosophy focused on the motto "We take care of you", we have developed an extremely effective program to strengthen the immune system, an essential step especially in these difficult times. To further enhance your stay at Villa Eden, add this program to immediately obtain exceptional health protection and tangible benefits that have been confirmed by recent clinical studies.


Price From

£4,650 per person when sharing for 7 nights package

£5,090 on single occupancy for 7 nights package

The Programme
  • Intestine detox with ozone 
  • 2 Major autohemotherapy sessions with ozone oxygen including vitamin C drip to strengthen the immune system
  • 2 IV Energy therapies for a recharge of energy and vitality
  • ANS Analysis for the measurement of cardiac variability
  • 2 Cardiovagal biofeedback sessions
  • 4 Total body draining massages
  • 1 Metabolic training lesson
  • 1 Hypertrophic training lesson
  • 2 Therapies to cleanse the body of heavy metals
  • Daily activity group sessions: morning gym, water gym, yoga classes, excursions to Merano and surroundings  
  • Unlimited access to all spa facilities 
  • Healthy Full board 

Wellness

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

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


Rooms

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. 


Elegant
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. 

Prestige
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.  

Pavarotti Junior Suite
Pavarotti Junior Suite has 60 SqM and is a tribute to Luciano Pavarotti who stayed at Villa Eden.

Bedroom has a king size bed. 

Bathroom has an extra-large shower, toilet and bidet. 

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

Serenity Junior Suite
Serenity Junior Suite has 60 SqM.

This spacious room has a bedroom, living area with a large south facing balcony overlooking the park and the pool. 

Bedroom has a king size bed. Sitting area has a dining table. 

Bathroom has an extra-large shower, bathtub, double sink, toilet and bidet. 

Facilities include air conditioning, 2 plasma screen TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi, safe, robe, slippers, hairdryer, radio/CD player, iPod docking station, nespresso coffee machine, 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. 

All stays are on full board basis where you can chose between healthy detox or regular menu. Full board includes breakfast, light lunch, afternoon healthy snack and dinner. Beverages are extra, except for pH Miracle Water and teas included in the healthy detox 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.

Location

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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Villa Eden is adults only hotel. 

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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!