Hotel La Perla
Corvara, Dolomites, Italy
- 7 nights
- from $2000 per person per week
Situated in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage Dolomites, Hotel La Perla is a wonderful ski in, ski out hotel in the charming village of Corvara in South Tyrol.
At a Glance
Ski in, ski out hotel in the heart of the Dolomiti Superski area
Family-run hotel which embraces the local Ladin culture with high levels of service
First hotel in South Tyrol to be a member of 'The Leading Small Hotels of the World'
Five on-site restaurants including the Michelin star holder 'La Stua de Michil'
Has its own unique and lively après ski bar, L'Murin , next to the hotel
A family run hotel that follows the traditional Ladin culture of hospitality, welcoming guests into their 52 rooms which have been designed in three different styles to reflect the character of South Tyrol. La Perla is a warm and welcoming hotel that gives a nod of respect to the history of the area and Ladin culture, this is evident in the reclaimed wood that is used throughout much of the hotel and the thoughtful touches in rooms such as old hats, walking sticks, latches, locks and teapots that are on show.
The hotel offers a fabulous spa area with swimming pool and facilities such as saunas, Turkish baths, Kneipp and hydro massage as well as treatments from the spa professionals.
Hotel La Perla prides itself on using local, seasonal, quality produce which is organic where possible and there are 5 dining options of different styles. The Michelin starred restaurant, La Stua de Michil, is under the charge of Nicola Laera and offers fine dining along with wines from the vast wine cellar. Other dining options includes Les Stues restaurant, a bistro, an Alpine Inn and the more relaxed affair of a tavern.
For those who enjoy après ski, the nearby L' Murin Inn offers a vibrant bar until the early hours or for a more relaxing coffee in the hotel's fireside lounge is ideal.
The pretty village of Corvara is in an ideal position to join the Dolomiti Superski or the Sella Ronda ski area and is conveniently located so guests can ski straight back to the hotel.
La Perla is a small hotel with just 52 rooms with the most spacious being the Romantic rooms. All rooms are thoughtfully furnished and adorned with precious pieces and collections, as well as antique local furniture, giving them a homely, traditional feel.
There are 10 Comfort rooms in total which measure around 30m² and are all Tyrolean in style with a balcony. These rooms feature corner areas with sofas, armchairs and writing tables.
These are spacious and more contemporary in style, some have balconies. 40-45m². Some have four poster beds, others have a connecting door thorough to a second bedroom - ideal for families. The larger suites can accommodate two children on a sofa bed but there is not necessarily a door to separate the sleeping areas.
Double room at 25m² with bathroom
Whilst there are no dedicated facilities for children at the hotel, La Perla welcomes families.
For gourmet dining at La Perla, head to the Michelin starred La Stua de Michil run by the head executive chef Nicola Laera who previously served under the star chef Norbert Niederkofler. The hotel offers a number of choices when it comes to dining, all with the influence of traditional Ladin culture and the use of fresh, local produce. Dining options range from the Michelin starred restaurant to traditional, homely cuisine.
The hotel has an indoor swimming pool and the Spa and Wellness area features facilities such as saunas, Turkish baths, hydro massage, Kneipp as well as beauty therapists for treatments and massages.
|La Stua de Michil||
Gourmet restaurant with 1 Michelin star - headed up by Chef Nicola Laera who creates impressive dishes.
A very homely, collection of Stube - wooden rooms - each a different color. Serves local and organic South Tyrolean produce. Open daily from 7pm until 9.30pm.
|Bistro La Perla||
The cuisine at the Bistro is typically Italian with delicious pasta, rice and soups with influences from both the local area and the Mediterranean.
L'Murin is an informal tavern, serving a simple menu of local dishes. In the afternoons, the atmosphere transforms from quiet into a lively après ski bar, with live music.
A simple alpine inn, the Ladinia serves up a staple mountain menu offering great value and is located right opposite Hotel La Perla.
|Mahatma Wine Cellar||
The much loved wine cellar has thirty thousand bottles and three thousand labels originating from Italy, Switzerland, Austria and France. 50% of the wine is from South Tyrol.
This charming shop has an eclectic mix of treasures to hunt through for yourself or a gift.
The hotel is located right next to the Dolomiti Superski area which has 1200 km of slopes and 450 lifts, in Alta Badia alone there are 132 km of slopes for skiing and snowboarding.
Other activities include snowshoeing, ice skating, sledding, cross-country skiing and Nordic walking trails.
Location & Directions
Corvara, Dolomites, Italy
Hotel La Perla is located in the village of Corvara in Alta Badia in the South Tyrol region of Italy.
When to go
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.