Corvara, Dolomites, Italy
based on 7 nights
* Pricing is a guideline only and excludes special offers. Travel over peak periods (e.g. Christmas, New Year and other public holidays) can affect prices considerably, as can exchange rates, flight class and room type.
based on a family of four sharing a Romantic room on a half board basis, including private transfers from Venice airport.
At a Glance
Spectacular large wellness centre with large swimming pool and stunning views.
Ability to ski straight back to the hotel
Easy access to the large ski area of Dolomiti Superski and the Sella Ronda
Great facilities for kids including a mini club and games rooms
Offers a variety of rooms and suites all with stunning views of Corvara and the surrounding mountains
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The climate in Alta Badia, where Corvara is located is a typical alpine microclimate - daytime temperatures in winter from December to February are usually below zero and night time temperatures can fall to minus 20c. Winters are snowy but approximately 100 days of sunshine between December and March is the norm.
To start planning your holiday to Col Alto
Located in the heart of Corvara ski area in the Dolomites, the Col Alto is a traditional and family friendly hotel with easy access to the Dolomiti Superski and the Sella Ronda ski areas. It features a large wellness area and swimming pool.
There is a wide variety of rooms and suites at the Col Alto which all have an Alpine style warmth and fabulous views of surrounding Corvara.
The hotel's gourmet restaurant specialises in regional specialties with local flavours and
products alongside typical Italian and international cuisine. To cater for different diets there are also options for vegetarian, gluten free or the 'light' menu. Dishes can be enjoyed with a vast choice of quality wines from the hotel's wine cellar.
The lobby with its picturesque fireplace and the hotel bar are great places to kick back and relax and enjoy a drink or the Iceberg bar for something a bit more upbeat and some bubbles and cocktails.
As a family friendly hotel, little ones are well catered for with a mini club and two games rooms containing a mini cinema, indoor climbing wall, games consoles and more.
An ideal way to relax after a hard day's skiing, or for non-skiers, is in the large (1000m2) wellness area with spa and indoor swimming pool with fabulous views. Facilities include a Turkish bath, tepidarium, Finnish sauna, aromatic herbs bath, sea salt steam grotto, hydro-massage footbath, ice fountain and a gym as well as a wide range of treatments offered in the spa.
Corvara is a vibrant village located in the Alta Badia region where guests are made to feel at home. Full of tradition, the locals pride themselves on their hospitality and on preserving their folklore. The village gives easy access to the vast Dolomiti Superski and Sella Ronda ski areas where skiing, snowboarding, sledding and cross country skiing can be enjoyed against a breathtaking backdrop of the Dolomites.
The Col Alto offers a wide range of rooms (82) and suites (13) with stunning views of surrounding Corvara. The variety means there is something for everyone from the standard double to the Panorama Suite which has an outdoor jacuzzi on its private terrace with spectacular views of the Dolomites.
These double rooms have recently been renovated and are 25m2. Can accommodate 2 guests.
|Modern Style Superior Room||
Located in a quiet area of the hotel, these rooms are 30-35 m2 and can accommodate 2-4 guests. The modern style rooms are recently refurbished, with a sleek alpine style featuring natural wood.
Located in a quiet area of the hotel, these rooms are 30-35 m2 and can accommodate 2-4 guests.
|Junior Suite Col Alto||
The Junior Suite Col Alto is 38-45m2 and located within the traditional part of the hotel. Can accommodate 2-4 guests.
|Junior Suite Martagon||
Spacious junior suites at 36m2 located in the Wellness Wing of the hotel so close to the spa area. Can accommodate 2-4 guests.
|Junior Suite Martagon Superior||
Located in the Wellness Wing of the hotel, these rooms are a spacious 44-50m2. Can accommodate 2-5 guests.
This 45m2 has a modern Alpine style, it is light and airy with a wide bathroom and balcony / terrace. Can accommodate 2-4 guests.
A 50m2 suite with two bathrooms. Can accommodate 2-4 guests.
|Suite Wellness Deluxe||
A 60m2 suite that has its own private Finnish sauna with a stunning view of the Dolomites. Can accommodate 2-5 guests.
A large 100m2 suite which has an outdoor jacuzzi on its terrace with fabulous views of the Dolomites. Can accommodate 2-5 guests.
Children are very much welcomed at the Col Alto with a mini club and two games rooms dedicated to entertaining them and activities such as a mini cinema, games consoles, an indoor climbing wall, Lego area, table tennis and more.
The hotel restaurant offers gourmet dining specialising in regional gastronomic specialities with local flavours and products as well as typical Italian and international dishes. The half board option includes breakfast and a 4-course dinner.
There is a superb, large wellness centre with a beautiful indoor swimming pool with a view of the mountains. The wellness centre includes a Turkish bath, tepidarium, Finish sauna, aromatic herbs bath and a sea salt steam grotto amongst others. A great treat for relaxing after an active day on the slopes.
The hotel restaurant specialises in regional gastronomic specialities. The half board option includes a buffet breakfast and a 4-course dinner in the evening. Offers options for different diets such as a 'light menu', gluten free or vegetarian.
With comfortable chairs and a cosy fireplace, an ideal place to enjoy a glass of wine or a hot chocolate.
Decorated with Chesterfield armchairs this is a relaxing smoking room where you can enjoy a drink.
|Iceberg Lounge Bar||
A vibrant bar to enjoy cocktails or bubbles, great for some après ski fun.
The hotel offers a complimentary ski shuttle service to the nearest ski lifts (400m) giving access to the vast Dolomiti Superski and Sella Ronda ski areas. On the way back the hotel can be reached directly on skis. Other activities in the area include sledding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and Nordic walking trails.
Alternatively a day or so can easily be spent in Col Alto's spectacular wellness centre with its large swimming pool and spa.
Linch Family - March 2017 (Guest)
It was an amazing resort with a very good hotel and we were able to ski everywhere despite there not being any snow in the village or surrounding areas, its just brilliant, skiing in the sunshine and not having to deal with slush.
Grace Holton (Staff)
If you prefer a modern and stylish hotel, then the Col Alto is for you. The hotel has had a recent makeover, and features regenerated wood from the familys barn throughout the lounge area and local textiles on the furnishings. Rooms are modern and cosy with wooden finishing and some featuring fabulous fire places. The Suite Panorama is spacious and features a large terrace facing the mountains with a private hot tub.
Kids are catered for especially well at the Col Alto with a very large mini club and 2 games rooms for the older kids. While the kids play, the adults can enjoy the spa which features numerous different sauna and steam rooms to suit all. The pool is large, and features a salt water Jacuzzi.
The bar at the front of the hotel is the local trendy hot spot for an after dinner drink or two, open until late with a DJ too.
Ski accessibility is superb, with ski in access (snow dependent) and a free shuttle taking you from the ski room the slopes in just one minute.
Day Trip to Kronplatz
Enjoy the breath-taking views of the Dolomites at the Lumen Museum and AlpiNN Restaurant, located at the summit of Plan de Corones in Kronplatz.
First World War Ski Tour in the Dolomites
Add a cultural element to your skiing and discover the instrumental part the Dolomites played in the First World War. This 80km ski tour is over 4 days and features fascinating remnants of the war combined with spectacular ski slopes and scenery.
Lagazuoi Hidden Valley Ski Circuit
A unique experience skiing the hidden valley of the Lagazuoi mountain, you will ascend the Lagazuoi peak at 2,778m, by cable car and then ski down into the valley to be met by a horse and sleigh to tow you back to the village.
An overnight stay in a mountain 'rifugio' is a must when spending time in the Dolomites. These rifugios (refuges) differ in the facilities that they offer; some are quite basic, some are more luxurious.
Ski the Sella Ronda
Ski mountaineering in The Dolomites is usually a demanding activity and certainly not for beginners, however The Dolomites offer a ski touring experience with a difference that everyone can enjoy - the Sella Ronda circuit.
Location & directions
Corvara, Dolomites, Italy
Col Alto is located in the village of Corvara in Alta Badia in the South Tyrol region of Italy.
How to get there
The nearest airports to Corvara are Innsbruck in Austria which is 2 hours away by car, or Venice, which is 2 hours 45 minutes drive.
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