Lefay Resort & SPA Dolomiti To Open Summer 2019

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Lefay Resorts is to open their second luxury eco spa resort in Italy in summer 2019.   The new resort is being constructed in a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Italian Dolomites in the ski area of Madonna di Campiglio, the largest in the Trentino region.   The new sustainable mountain resort will offer Lefay’s award winning wellness method combining classical Chinese medicine with modern Western techniques,

Lefay Resort & SPA Dolomiti will feature 88 Suites, two restaurants, bars, ski and bike rooms and a 5000 sqm Lefay SPA including swimming pools, relaxation areas, saunas and treatment rooms, making this one of the largest spas in the entire Alpine region.

Signature treatments will use their own Lefay SPA philosophy and the resort’s new SPA menu will include pre and post ski and hiking massages as well as classes for releasing tension and stretching muscles and state-of-the-art gym equipment to improve strength, balance, flexibility and core stability.  The wet area will include a sports swimming pool, indoor/outdoor pool and a zone of saunas and steam baths of varying temperatures.

Consistent with the core values of a sustainable brand, the resort will blend perfectly in to the surrounding landscape and will reinterpret local traditional architecture, using materials associated with mountain buildings such as stone and wood and simple finishing touches.  Even in terms of energy consumption, the resort will be extremely sensitive to the environment.   Being certified by ClimaHotel, it will be supplied by renewable energy sources, controlled by advanced electrical, thermic and hydric systems.

The suites will offer views of the valleys and dramatic peaks or over the woods surrounding the resort. and range from a Junior Suite to the exclusive Royal Pool & Spa Suite featuring a private treatment zone, two saunas, and indoor and outdoor whirlpools.

The restaurants will serve seasonal, organic produce with an Italian culinary heritage.  The Organic Restaurant will offer ethical dishes and food from organic certified producers.  The main Restaurant with views over the mountains, will feature traditional recipes and contemporary Italian flavours.

The resort will also feature 23 Wellness Residences with direct access to the wellness area and the two restaurants.

The Madonna di Campiglio ski area has winter glaciers and 150km of slopes ideal for skiers of all levels and four snowboard parks accessible with a single ski pass.  During the Summer months, the region provides great hiking trails, mountain biking and horse riding.

Ends

12 November 2018

Notes to editors

Lefay Resorts was, in 2006, the vision of Domenico Alcide and Liliana Leali, founders of Air Dolomiti regional airline, which was sold to Lufthansa in March 2003. The new group was founded with the aim of becoming the Italian reference brand in the international market of luxury wellness holidays through the creation of a collection of eco-resorts according to the Italian style and living and the new Lefay concept of luxury.

With Lefay Resort & SPA Dolomiti, the brand confirms its expansion strategy, which envisages, on the one hand, the completion of the hospitality properties portfolio in Italy (the third has already planned to be set in Tuscany) and, on the other, the expansion in Central Europe in cooperation with selected partners who share the same values, through management or lease contracts.