Biolandhaus Arche | Eco Friendly Hotel | Austria
A ground-breaking and award-winning family run eco hotel located in Carinthia, Southern Austria, well-known for its mountains and lakes. The hotel has been thoughtfully constructed using sustainable and recycled materials with an architecturally interesting design to resemble the biblical Ark.
Expect a warm welcome from the owners, the Tessmanns, who are fully involved with the daily running of the hotel. The chef is 81-year-old Rosalinde Tessman, a pioneering member of the family who runs the kitchen. She is a disciple to fresh, healthy and certified organic vegetarian cooking, using locally sourced ingredients to deliver delicious meals throughout the day.
Enjoy a holiday with a conscience as this hotel has empathy for the environment and your health, providing a great night’s sleep due to its wonderfully peaceful location over 900 metres above sea level providing the most wondrous panoramic views, to be enjoyed and admired from many of the comfortable and spotlessly clean rooms.
This hotel is a bolt hole set in a serene environment, surrounded by nature. Perfect for those wishing to escape the busy city life. The hotel has the advantage of a well-appointed spa and wellness centre offering yoga and massage, and a grand library boasting an extensive collection of books to suit every literary palate.
The hotel is extremely family friendly and regularly hosts excursions and activities such as lama petting, pony carriage rides and snowman building competitions plus so much more for younger guests. For everyone there are numerous activities on offer all year round including guided hikes, various snow sports for all levels of experience with instructors on hand and equipment for hire.
Other benefits of the hotel include conference facilities, free parking, easy access for wheelchair users, pets are welcomed at an extra small daily rate.
There are a variety of rooms, all non-smoking, including singles, doubles, large interconnecting family suites and three self-catering apartments.