Pine Lodge - Summer
Selva Val Gardena, South Tyrol, Italy
based on 7 nights
Based on full occupancy, including breakfast each day with private transfers.
At a Glance
Luxury chalet of 340 m²
Sleeps up to eight guests and great for families
Flexible catering during the summer months
Indoor pool, outdoor hot tub and spa area
Located in Selva Gardena, the heart of the stunningly beautiful Dolomites
Fantastic range of activities on the doorstep
Best time to Visit
Good time to visit
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In the summer, warm temperatures during the day often feeling very pleasant in the heat of the sun and cooler overnight and first thing in the morning. The combination of hot air down in the valley and cool air at the summits can often lead to spectacular thunderstorms which are all part of the mountain experience!
Call us on 858 523 9000 to start planning your vacation to Pine Lodge - Summer or take a look at our itineraries to Summer in the Dolomites
Set in a stunning location in Selva Gardena, Pine Lodge offers total luxury in the beautiful Dolomites in South Tyrol. Enjoy the comfort and privacy of a mountain home, with a concierge on hand, an ideal choice for a family vacation.
Set in the South Tyrol, amidst the Sassolungo, Puez and the Sella Massif mountains, Pine Lodge Dolomites is the first full-service luxury chalet of its kind in Selva Gardena. It enjoys a prime south facing position, with views over the village and the towering peaks beyond. The vision of British interior designer Susanna Scott and her Italian husband, Georg Planker, a successful hotelier, they have combined their experience and skills into creating a truly stunning chalet with exceptional service. Custom built, Pine Lodge mixes contemporary design with traditional wood carving and carpentry, typical of Val Gardena.
Met by Susanna, guests are greeted by Italian champagne and canapés on arrival and are looked after seamlessly by her professional, attentive and discrete team. Together with the butler, she'll show you around the chalet and introduce you to the chalet services and the area. She is often also on hand to organize activities and excursions and ensure everyone has everything they need. Guests stay on a B&B basis with use of the Pine Lodge kitchen as well as an outdoor barbecue and plenty of delicious dining choices within walking distance in the village.
The living area of Pine Lodge is on the first floor, making the most of the fabulous views. The chalet sleeps up to eight guests in four beautifully furnished ensuite bedrooms which all have access to the garden and terrace. The open plan living and dining area has a central log fire and floor to ceiling windows, opening up onto the terrace, providing unobstructed views of the breathtaking scenery. Pine Lodge is equipped with a professional kitchen, bar, in-home cinema with PlayStation 4 and kids games, small gym, a garage for up to three cars along with three outdoor parking spaces. There is free WiFi throughout. Guests looking to unwind after a long day hiking can choose between a Finnish, Bio Sauna, or Infrared, or relax in the outdoor hot tub or endless pool, whilst in-room massages and a selection of treatments are on offer from the Lodge's own therapists.
Selva Gardena is at the head of the Val Gardena, in the heart of the Dolomites, an area designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Dolomites offers dramatic landscapes with lots of sunshine and mild temperatures, perfect for outdoor pursuits. The Dolomites offers an array of activities from mountain biking to horse riding to rock climbing. The village of Selva Gardena (altitude 1563m) is legendary for its great hospitality and its exceptional location. And like everywhere in Italy, children are especially welcomed.
There are four comfortable suites on the ground floor all with en-suite bathrooms (two with bath and shower and two with just a shower), with the Master Bedroom being considerably larger than the three others. Each room has access to the garden and terrace and have been furnished with a totally different style and color scheme. They are all equipped with Satellite flatscreen TV with internet radio, WiFi internet, plus hairdryer and safe.
|Bedroom Four - Double/Twin||
measuring 25 m², the Sassolungo Suite has a double bed that can become twins. The en-suite has a bath and shower.
|Bedroom Three - Double||
Measuring 22 m² the Stevia Suite features a double bed with an en-suite wet room.
|Bedroom Two - Double/Twin||
Measuring 25 m², the Chedul Suite has a double bed that can be made into twins. It has an en-suite shower room.
|Master Bedroom - Double/Twin||
The spacious Master Suite “Sella Ronda” is 40 m² - with a double bed that can become twins. The en-suite bathroom features a free standing bath tub and an effect fire, a wet room, toilet and bidet.
Families will love Pine Lodge Dolomites, and for those with young children, there is an experienced nanny available for babysitting. Teens will love the home cinema room complete with Playstation 4 - somewhere to chill out and relax after an activity-filled day!
There is an extensive buffet breakfast every day, daily housekeeping and fresh flowers on arrival. A stay here also includes use of bathrobes and slippers or flip flops as well as exclusive bath products.
Each bedroom in the exclusive-use chalet is equipped with satellite flatscreen TV with internet radio, WiFi internet, plus hairdryer and safe. The chalet features an in-home cinema with Playstation 4, DVD collection and various children’s games, a drying room, a fitness room with cross trainer and tread mill. There is a spa area with combination sauna (steam, Finnish and infrared), relax area, wellness shower and a 7mx3m endless swimming pool with jet to swim against and a waterfall feature. Outside there is a hot tub and lovely seating area. Guests who are driving to the chalet can use the three car garage, and there is parking space outside.
Being in the heart of the Dolomites there is plenty for the active outdoor types as well as the opportunity to relax and enjoy the views or make use of the spa area in the chalet.
As Pine Lodge Dolomites is a member of the Val Gardena Active program this enables guests to take part in the majority of their activity program free of charge. Activities include hiking, biking and eBiking tours as well as GeoCaching and climbing, there are many activities every day. Guests are also provided with a Val Gardena bus card so they can get around the valley for free.
Other activities around Val Gardena include sunrise walks, nature spotting, bike tours, e-bike tours, guided hikes for all levels, guided (and non) via ferrata tours and jungle trails (hochseil garten). A real treat could be a helicopter ride from right outside the chalet door making a day out to Venice, Cortina, St Moritz or Milan a possibility.
Various excursions by helicopter are available with a departure / landing place right next to the chalet.
There is a high ropes park in the Val Gardena as well as an indoor climbing wall in nearby Selva and a swimming pool complex in Ortisei with water slides and fun pool.
For those seeking some well-deserved relaxation, in-house massages and beauty treatments are available to book.
Milly Walker (Staff)
Pine Lodge is the ideal place to stay with a family or as a group of friends. The 4 rooms conformably sleep 8 and there is plenty of space in the living room area and outdoor terrace for everyone. The outdoor Jacuzzi is a lovely treat whilst with a glass of wine gazing at the views.
For teenagers, there is a games room downstairs, so after a day of fresh air in the mountains they can play on the games console here. The pool and sauna are also an excellent bonus here too.
Activities here are plentiful and the owner, Susanna is only too happy to help with anything during your stay.
Kirsty Edwards (Staff)
Pine Lodge is the perfect mountain home for families or groups of friends looking to spend time in the mountains during the summer. The British owner Susanna has a wealth of knowledge about the local area and can help organize activities from guided Via Ferrata hikes to mountain biking or Italian language lessons!
The chalet has everything you could possibly need and is incredibly comfortable and stylish; the highlights being the views of the Dolomites from the outdoor hot tub! The flexible catering arrangements mean that you can combine both eating in the chalet and eating out in Selva, which has a host of great restaurants. It's hard to find somewhere better for a family stay in the mountains.
E-biking is the perfect way to enjoy mountain biking in the stunning Dolomites without too much effort. Take in the incredible views as you explore the beautiful terrain on two wheels.
Geocaching in Val Gardena
One of the most novel ways to explore the beautiful landscape around Val Gardena is to have a go at Geocaching. This modern day treasure hunt involves using a mobile phone or GPS device to find various hidden containers or caches dotted all over the area.
High Ropes Park Col de Flam
Fly through the trees and enjoy adventures in the tree tops at the Col de Flam high ropes course in the Val d'Anna in Ortisei.
Language Lessons at Pine Lodge, Dolomites
A special language course for children whilst on vacation they could brush up on their Italian or German with language lessons at Pine Lodge.
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.
Via Ferrata in the Dolomites
Via Ferrata literally means 'iron path' and is a thrilling way of climbing the edge of a mountain in relative safety. The Dolomites has a huge variety of via ferrata from easy to challenging, making it the ideal place to climb and see spectacular views.
Ziplining in the Dolomites
Are you ready for the highest zip wire in Europe? If you like adrenaline pumping zip wires then they don't come much better than this, with a 420m breathtaking descent and a peak speed of 80km/h.
Location & directions
Selva Val Gardena, South Tyrol, Italy
Pine Lodge Dolomites is located on the south facing side of Val Gardena set amidst the Sassolungo, Puez and the Sella Massif mountains. The village of Selva Gardena is at 1563m and the lifts are just 300 meters away from the chalet as are a myriad of hiking trails. The famous Sella Ronda runs through the village.