A warm welcome and desire for vitality? Over the last few years, the owners of the Nesslerhof, Tina and Hermann Neudegger, and their team of “guest whisperers” have listened very closely to what guests want from their next holiday at the Nesslerhof. These requests formed the basis of extension and building works, of an even more relaxing and diverse holiday destination. A destination full of vitality, or what you might call natural happiness.

Puradies is getting culinary reinforcements: “Casual and yet with a lot of atmosphere” is how the new “Bistro” on the roof of the new “Heaven Spa” building is to be. The natural cuisine experience, which has already won top awards at ESS:ENZ, will move in here. It will serve “pure taste with a focus on high-quality, regional products”, says Puradies chef Michael Madreiter…

In the middle of the Aegean Sea, off the beaten track, lies the enchanting island of Folegandros,a jewel of the greek Cyclades. Known for its unspoilt beauty and authentic atmosphere, Folegandros offers travellers the opportunity to immerse themselves in the slow pace of island life and experience a sustainable way of life that is deeply rooted in tradition.

A workplace where you can hear birds chirping and see spider monkeys is something special. The dishes that Chef Carlos Bordanave and Sous-Chef Sergio Sanchez serve their guests at the Flora restaurant in the Hotel Boca de Agua in Mexico are just as special as the natural working environment. In conversation with the two restaurateurs, they talk about ice cream with fruit from the garden that their guests never forget, refreshing cocktails with tequila and its high-proof competitor, and mouth-watering tacos.

If she had a hotel, you would be allowed to walk barefoot here. There would be no bling bling, but beautiful design and interesating art. There would also be boccia! You would eat pasta and enjoy the sophisticated slow-food cuisine. And drink vino! In her hotel, you could do whatever you wanted. How good that she really does have a hotel. She is Karoline Dilitz and she has just breathed new life into her Küglerhof in South Tyrol. Curious? We asked the host for an interview.