A few kilometers from Sterzing, in the heart of the Ridanna Valley, surrounded by forests, meadows and the magnificent panorama of the Stubai Alps, theHotel Plunhof ****S is a special place that encompasses an ancient and authentic history, architecture that embraces tradition and design, a warm and refined welcome, attention to detail, lived sustainability, and with a very solid concept of wellness that succeeds in winning over soul, mind, and body.

Hotel Plunhof

Immersed in the warm waters of infinity pools, you contemplate the mountains and indulge in silence, losing yourself in nature. An ancient as well as current remedy for taking care of the self. An eco-hotel, ultra-conscious, Hotel Plunhof combines unexpected luxury with a new style of wellness firmly rooted in the land.

Hotel Plunhof
A wonderful view from the heated outdoor pool

Minera Acqua & Spa, 4,000 sq. m. of absolute wellness at the Plunhof hotel for a unique relaxation experience

The Minera Acqua & Spa, the facility’s flagship, offers 4,000 sq. m. of wellness for a relaxation experience unmatched in Europe, including mining saunas, steam room, panoramic rooftop relaxation area and many attentions that make it precisely, a buen ritiro of generations.

Hotel Plunhof SPA Minera
The relaxation area

Among the treatments offered at the spa, perfect after the summer is the Primordial Ritual, a unique experience for mind, body, and soul that helps to strengthen self-awareness and give new strength in preparation for the cold season.

Hotel Plunhof indoor pool
The beautiful indoor swimming pool

The combination of silvery quartzite, wild herb essences and meditative incense calms the nervous system and facilitates relaxation: the immune system is invigorated and stress levels are reduced (105 minutes, euro 250). With its 67 rooms and a wellness center covering 4,000 square meters, the Plunhof hotel is an exclusive haven of wellness and excellence that has won some truly world-class awards over the years.

It is run by mom Paula and her 8 children, all of whom are busy at the hotel and intent on noticing unnoticeable details, welcoming with a smile, and caring for and protecting guests’ privacy.

Hotel Plunhof outdoor heated pool
The Plunhof hotel’s outdoor pool allows for a relaxing swim any time of year

Hotel Engels Park, a fascinating new addition to the Plunhof Family “home of the generations”

Hotel Engels Park
The Hotel Engels Park

Hotel Engels Park – Happy Heart. The name suggests what it promises: a place as magical and light as a flap of wings, an environment made of peace and relaxation. A true urban oasis, surrounded by a 6,000-square-meter private park dotted with small ponds, exquisite rose arches, a flowering gazebo, various islands of relaxation where you can take refuge in the company of a good free, foot-massaging pebbles, lounge chairs and sun loungers, a sauna in the wooden cottage, and much more. A path runs through the park and invites soothing walks.

Hotel Engels Park SPA
The indoor swimming pool at the Engels Park hotel

All this, just a few steps from the historic center of Sterzing , Italy’s northernmost city with many fine stores, boutiques and restaurants, and long the gateway to the full variety of the South Tyrolean lifestyle. The city serves as a bridge between South Tyrolean, German, and Italian cultures, which are perfectly blended here.

Hotel Engels Park
The SPA area

For more than 30 years, Hotel Engels Park – Happy Heart has been a place imbued with the spirit of the times and characterized by a personal atmosphere that is both traditional and sustainable. An oasis of joy and freedom crafted by the skilled hands of Fini Schafer, who in 2022 passed the helm to the family Volgger, South Tyrolean hoteliers for generations and owners of the Plunhof.

Hotel Engels Park is a retreat for all generations and the place of choice for adults seeking rejuvenation in a central setting, perfect for idleness but also a starting point for wonderful outings, walks and hikes.

Hotel Engels Park room
One of the elegant South Tyrolean-style rooms at the Engels Park hotel.

However, you come here to celebrate doing nothing, practiced as an authentic virtue, ideal for experimenting and finding your own rhythm. A place permeated by joie de vivre, hospitality and variety. Polyglot and forward-looking as much as rooted in the land around it. The world of wellness, with an indoor pool, whirlpool and sauna guarantee, on as much as 1,200 square meters, classy relaxation in a distinct, nature-inspired atmosphere.


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