Sugerencia del experto: esta es una de las retiros de yoga más populares que se ofrecen en Austria.
Take your arms to the side of your body, breathe in, breathe out, open your heart, and feel free! Traumhotel Alpina provides you with a holistic experience that awaits you and will make your yoga holiday in Austria into a full and holistic mind, body, and spirit experience. You will take away the precious gift of yoga practice and skills to continue at home and follow your very own spiritual path. You will feel more inner peace, balance, and the motivation to continue and make changes.
During this retreat, you will be accommodated at a double room in a four-star hotel, Traumhotel Alpina. It is settled in the middle of the Tyrolean Mountains. Just as soon as you arrive, you will notice the atmosphere and the surroundings. At the Traumhotel, it is all about you and your well-being. It is their heart’s desire to offer and create the most fantastic and luxurious atmosphere of relaxation and wellbeing.
As one of the very few authentic yoga and Ayurvedic hotels in Austria and specifically the alpine region, Traumhotel Alpina needed to create a combination of peace, luxury, quiet, and authenticity. It is blessed with the surroundings, the beautiful nature, the panoramic views, and all of the natural beauty.
They are very much looking forward to welcoming you here in one of the most beautiful hotels in the Austrian Alps. Traumhotel Alpina would love to hear that you felt home and that you can not wait to visit them again. This is their biggest reward and the one they aim and live for. Their philosophy is based on mutual respect and love towards their team and their guests.
Every guest is welcomed personally and they aim to meet their guests’ needs and wishes without exception. They want you to feel at home, they want you to feel the Traumhotel feeling. Not just as their guest, but as a human being. Their hotel has become a paradise for nature friends and mountaineers, yoga and health lovers, daydreamers, and action seekers.
Whoever you are, the fantastic locations cater for all of your wishes. There are romantic hiking paths, breathtaking mountains, untouched nature, gushing mountain streams, 1001 peaks, cows running freely, lush green meadows, happy bird chirping in the morning, yoga in nature, peace, and silence.
Your body needs time out in order to recharge and come back to live, regardless of the life situations. Daily work, stress, and other outside influences cause reactions and cost strength. When your body shows the signals, give it the rest it deserves. Hots baths, Ayurvedic treatments, massages with essential oils, healthy food, and nutrition help to bring a maximum of relaxation and well-being for your body.
Yoga is not just sport, it is a science, a philosophy, an art form, as well as a way to indulge in life and happiness from within. Traumhotel Alpina offers you yoga that will inspire and motivate you. There are natural lake, the smooth mountain streams, forests, meadows, field and mountains surrounding you, trees, wild deer, long walks and hikes, yoga in nature.
All of those and more is available to you here at the Traumhotel Alpina. Their qualified yoga teachers will guide you through your yoga-holiday experience and help you regain some of your inner balance. They provide you with a holistic experience; Ayurvedic cuisine, yoga lessons in their very own yoga shala or yoga garden, hikes in nature accompanied by yoga lessons in the mountains, and magical, mysterious, and peaceful surroundings.
Yoga in natural surroundings and in a peaceful environment give you strength for the daily routine. Deep and inward relaxation through your environment promotes the recovery process. In this retreat, you walk and hike to special places that Traumhotel Alpina knows to contain a certain higher vibration to recharge your batteries in nature.
Find your balance in nature, just let go, and come back to being wholesome again. Yet at the same time, you are completely safe in the hands of a professional guide. You will always be guided by a professional, so you can actually let go. Your check-in can happen from about 3 p.m onwards.
The word hatha means willful or forceful. Hatha yoga refers to a set of physical exercises, known as asanas or postures, and sequences of asanas designed to align your skin, muscles, and bones. The postures are also designed to open the many channels of the body, especially the main channel; the spine, so that energy can flow freely.
Hatha is also translated as ‘ha’ meaning sun and ‘tha’ meaning moon. This refers to the balance of masculine aspects; active, hot, sun and feminine aspects; receptive, cool, moon within all of you. Hatha yoga is a path toward creating balance and uniting opposites. In your physical bodies, you develop a balance of strength and flexibility.
You also learn to balance your effort and surrender in each pose. Hatha yoga is a powerful tool for self-transformation. It asks you to bring your attention to your breath, which helps you to still the fluctuations of the mind and be more present in the unfolding of each moment.
’Ha’ and ‘tha’ are opposites which are to be balanced in the practice of hatha yoga. It aims at gaining a balance between the flexibility of your joints and your muscular density and strength. This is the reason for some of the very challenging exercises because the body can then fully relax after engaging in strenuous asanas.
There will be 3 Hatha Yoga lesson with morning meditation, Pranayama (breath practice), Asanas (Yoga positions), Shavasana (deep relaxation). Each session lasts for 75 minutes.
This retreat takes place in Gerlos, Tyrol, Austria.
During this retreat, you will be served daily Ayurvedic cuisine. Traumhotel Alpina is cooking after the three-dosha principle. All their Ayurvedic meals are prepared with homemade ghee and fresh herbs. You will have a large breakfast buffet with organic and vitality selections, Ayurvedic choices, and various egg dishes freshly prepared while you wait.
You will have a spa buffet from 2 p.m until 4 p.m. (summer from 2 p.m until 4 p.m.) with a selection of salads, soups, warms dishes, and pastries. You will also have five-course wellness dream gourmet menu in the evening with a wide range of Austrian, international cuisine, as well as vegetarian meals, choice of meat, fish, and Ayurvedic menu every evening. You can have special request; gluten and lactose free enjoyment. There will be daily refreshments between 1 p.m and 9 p.m.; fresh mountain spring water, fruit juices, and teas.
The Traumhotel Alpina settled within the beautiful Tyrolean Alps in almost untouched natural surroundings offers a modern, natural kitchen, which is based on the knowledge of the Ayurvedic system. Traumhotel Alpina’s chef ensures to always use seasonal fruit and vegetables, meat and poultry predominantly sourced from Tyrolean farmers, and fresh local fish produce.
Their chef has received multiple awards for his outstanding cuisine and it is their pleasure to be able to call him your Ayurvedic Traumhotel Alpina chef! Of course there is something for everyone. If you say you would rather eat a delicious meat dish, they can serve you. If you are purely vegetarian or are leading a vegan life style, the Yoga and Ayurveda Traumhotel in Tirol will serve you as well. Whatever your tastes, preferences, or requirements, be sure to always be served with the freshest, seasonal, and lovingly prepared products on an international level.
During your free time, you can experience adventurous activities.
From easy routes the way up to the summit, the hiking trails are all open in Gerlos for you. Discover on foot the five natural side valleys of Gerlos, or recharge your batteries in the fascinating wilderness of the National Park of Hohe Tauern.
If you are a demanding hiker, you can hike in two-lake tour. Do the three-hour tour and enjoy the breathtaking environment. It is possible to take a ride with a free shuttle or a private car until just below the dam crest. Starting at the Durlaßboden water reservoir leads you over forest and meadow paths on the north side until the so called Larmerbach. You then change over to the eastern coast line until you reach the little brook at the Schütthofalm.
Beginning from the Schütthofalm, next you hike to the Finkau-brook past Finkau Alp-Inn and back again to the Schütthofalm. From there, the hiking path leads past the Bärschlagalm back towards the beginning of the tour, passing several alps and viewing points, and finally over the dam crest to the Seestüberl.
You can also hike in the Zittauer Height. It is definitely worth it! In five to six hours, you hike this nice route to the Zittauer hut and back. Directly located at the Wildgerloss-lake, the Zittauer hut is a good start for physically strong hikers and a good place to start further tours to huts like the Krimmler Tauernhaus and more. It all starts at the Alp-Inn Finkau.
First of all, you walk on a forest road through the woody valley to Trisselalm. After the forest has thinned, the trail reaches the torrential Wildgerlos-brook, a small plane at the rear bottom of the valley. The trail ends at the material ropeway. Not far from there, you will see and reach the Zittauer hut located on flat, smooth ground backed by the glaciers.
Pick the most exciting mountain bike trails in the Austrian Alps. You do not even have to choose between sporting performance or the impressive landscape and the fresh Tyrolean air, because you get it all in one package here at the Traumhotel Alpina in Tyrol.
232 kilometers in total of awe and inspiring mountain bike routes are waiting for you. So, pick one of them to start with. Traumhotel Alpina can even supply you with bikes, helmets, and rucksacks to guarantee that you are totally equipped and ready for an active mountain-bike day in the Tyrolean Mountains in the Zillertal or lovingly called Ziller Valley.
Have yourself and your bike elevated to lofty heights of up to 1800 meters with one of their cable cars or gondolas. Once you get to the top, without extensive breathing, you can just enjoy the most fantastic downhill rides with the steepest and most exhilarating trails you can imagine. Of course you can also be the sporty enthusiast, conquer the mountain, take a little nap in the sun, and then go for the adrenalin full downhill ride.
You can try to bike in Schönachtal. This 11 kilometers long and about 200 meters in altitude tour is also feasible for less trained people. Starting directly from the Traumhotel Alpina, you ride along a gentle graveled road into the Schönachtal. The scenic highlight of the Schönachtals is the Issalm. That is the reversal point of the tour. If you’re hungry or thirsty, the Lackneralm is ideal for a short break and to recharge your batteries. Bikes and biking gear are supplied by the Traumhotel and will allow you to discover the fantastic mountain bike trails and the Yogahotel in the mountains.
You can also choose to bike in Wildgerlostal. Small but nice, that`s probably the best way to describe this cute and varied tour around the Durlassboden and into the Wildgerlostal. The beautiful driveway along the Gerlos-brook and the route at the shore of Durlassboden promise much fun. A little bit more leg power and stamina are required on about two kilometers onward, from the cross of the Salzach-brook back to the Seestüberl, which is around 100 meters above the lake.
This road can also be surpassed by taking the asphalted street in direction Königsleiten to then arrive up at the pass return to the left of the main road. The panoramic views during the ride through the Wildgerlostal with a view to the glaciers are breathtaking. There are rest points alongside the trail like the Seestüberl, the Bärschlagalm, and the Restaurant Finkau. All is a perfect tour for ambitious beginners and family with ambitious teens.
There is another hard tour in Isskogel. Also called the royal tour in Gerlos is the so called Isskogel tour. From the starting point towards Gerlos Gmünd and then crossing the Brennachweg to Gerlostalalm to Innerertensalm, this flawless and strenuous trail with fantastic views of Gerlos is absolutely worthwhile taking.
It rewards you with views into three side valleys: Schönachtal, Wimmert, and Schwarzachtal as well as allowing you a peak to the glacier in the Zillertal Alps when you get to the top. A varied descent initially leads down to Ebenfeldalm (Refreshments Latschenalm) and further via a private road or over three single tracks to Gerlos. Take care during the last four kilometers as agricultural vehicles might be crossing your path.
Natural lake in Gerlos is a popular place for lake sailing and surfing. The natural lake hosts Austria`s highest sailing and windsurfing school at 1400 meters above sea level. Exciting facts and even more exciting and fun filled adventures await you! The boat dock is located directly on the crest of the natural lake. Visit this beautiful mountain lake near the Yogahotel in the mountains and be inspired by location, nature, peace, and fresh mountain air.
Taking a sailing or surfing license! Grilling, chilling, having fun in 23-24°C water temperature. Experience it by yourself, this dreamy ambiance of natural lake in Gerlos. Traumhotel Alpina’s boss will even take care of a guided personal tour. If you like, take your yoga mat and find a peaceful place and extending your yoga holiday into nature.. It is the perfect spot for peaceful inner space and being one with nature.
You can enjoy a fantastic skiing holiday at the Traumhotel Alpina in the Austrian Alps. Spend your active winter holiday in the winter sports paradise of the Zillertal Arena and the Traumhotel Alpina with more than 139 kilometers of perfectly groomed slopes, 51 lifts, and 37 cozy huts. There are also five snow bars which invite you for a recharge or some contemplation and a free ski bus to take you to the winter skiing adventures in Austria.
The Traumhotel Alpina offers the perfect location for you Austrian skiing holiday, located directly by the slope.The beautiful Traumhotel is located at 1300 meters of altitude thus guaranteeing perfect skiing conditions throughout the Austrian winter. Beautifully snow-covered forests and slopes are a given fact between December and April.
The very lush illumination in and around hotel, the outstanding scent of their culinary delicacies will really convince you to stay. Especially, after a long day on the slopes, you will be able to just sit back and relax in the warm and cozy atmosphere, be spoiled, and maybe even finish with a small yoga-session to stretch those limbs and settle back in at ‘home’.
You can also try cross country skiing. You can experience all of the fresh air and outstanding surroundings on several cross country tracks in and around Gerlos! Cross country skiing in combination with yoga, and an Ayurvedic life style could make them become a thing of the past. Breathe the fresh air and collect different impressions of the stunning nature around the yoga and Ayurveda Traumhotel in Gerlos. Just come to the reception, rent your equipment and the adventure is guaranteed! They can also recommend good tracks for you if you are new to cross country skiing.
Glorious toboggan runs in the outstanding Austrian nature with different lengths and difficulties are available around the Traumhotel Alpina for your tobogganing-pleasure. Experience something insane on many trails: romantic moonlight tobogganing under the starlit sky followed by a cozy stop in one of the huts or fire places around the Traumhotel. You must experience this amazing way of living winter star filled winter nights in the Tirolean Alps. An experience not to be missed!
On over 50 kilometers best groomed walking trails, you will discover the beauty of the region in your own speed. The fresh air strengthens your vitality. Very recommendable paths are the Seemeilen and the waterfall-trail besides many more easy to walk paths. Nordic-walking sticks are waiting for you at Traumhotel Alpina’s reception. They are looking forward to assisting you with your walks and hikes.
One of the many toboggan runs in the area is the trail of Gerlosstein. With a length of about seven kilometers, it is the longest run in the whole of the Zillertal. Furthermore, it is lit until 1 a.m. You get there comfortably and fast with the Gerlossteinbahn to get to the beginning of the run at a height of 1650 meters. Of course, you will find rustic taverns up there, which invite for a cozy get-together before the run.
In this retreat, pada abhyanga or foot reflexology is included in the price. Other spa treatments are available upon request at additional cost.
The A8 direction Salzburg offers the first impression of the magnificent Tyrolean mountains when viewing the infamous Zahmer Kaiser. The A93 guides you into the Inntal (valley with the river Inn), and it will guide you towards the Zillertal with Gerlos as the destination.
By following the country road into the Zillertal and the signs towards Gerlos, you will quite easily find the magnificent mountain road which will lead you straight towards their beautiful little mountain village of Gerlos. Traumhotel Alpina is located right at the end of the village with outstanding views into the beautiful scenery of Gerlos and right across from the skiing lift.
Please book your flight to arrive at Innsbruck Airport (INN) or Munich Airport (MUC). Transfer from and to the airports is available upon request at additional cost.
Please book your ticket to arrive at Zell am Ziller station. Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request at additional cost.