Set amid beautiful flower meadows on a plateau in the Austrian Alps, Burg Vital Resort is an idyllic chalet-style retreat with a focus is on fitness, wellness, and mountain adventures. Near the picturesque village of Lech, this luxury hotel puts you in the heart of the surrounding wilderness: set off for a day’s skiing, snowshoeing, or hiking amid the majestic peaks and mountain streams, and then unwind with an Ayurvedic or Far East-inspired treatment at the opulent, three-level vitalSPA. In the evening, sip a rare vintage at Wine Cellar or dine on refined European dishes at one of the hotel's Gault Millau-recognized restaurants.
- Experience world-class health and beauty treatments at the award-winning vitalSPA, with saunas, steam baths, solarium, and heated pools
- Relax in one of 62 luxurious guestrooms rooms and suites with natural wood floors; some have open fireplaces and cockle stoves
- Listen to live music and sip herbal cocktails by a blazing log fire at the Chimney Bar
- Savor seasonal local produce cooked with classical flair at flagship restaurant Griggeler Stuba, created by executive chef Thorsten Probost
- Work out at the state-of-the-art fitness center, play indoor golf, and swim in the indoor and outdoor pools (seasonal)
- Unwind in total seclusion at the Private Spa Suite, with steam bath, biosauna, flotation tub, and complimentary fruit and drinks
- Go on a guided Nordic walking tour or guided mountain bike tour
Burg Vital Resort offers the perfect balance of indoor spa treatments and outdoor adventures. In summer, expert hiking and Nordic walking guides will lead you to forests, lakes, and Alpine peak. In winter, explore 190 mi / 305 km of ski runs, as well as freestyle and snowboarding parks. You can even hire ski equipment from the resort. The youth room has billiards and darts, and childcare is available when you want some private time. The hotel also has meeting and event space for up to 220 people — it’s an impressive site for your next meeting or event.
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The hotel’s 62 intimate guestrooms and suites are spread across seven chalets. Each space is decorated with natural materials reflecting Austria's landscapes and architectural traditions — natural wood flooring and walls, leather headboards, and fresh flowers. Most rooms have balconies opening up to mountain views. Apartments and suites have large seating areas, spacious terraces, and extra bedrooms; some have open fires, cockle stoves, or saunas.
Speak to the dedicated concierge team to arrange excursions, spa treatments, or dinner reservations. The hotel also offers babysitting and laundry services, and has a fleet of bicycles to help you explore. There is a well-equipped business center, a games room, and three meeting rooms totaling 4,300 sq ft / 400 sq m of space.
Overseen by chef Thorsten Probost, Burg Vital Resort's restaurants take an innovative approach to Austrian fare, with particular attention to health, nutrition, and gluten-free products. At cocktail hour, visit the Chimney Bar for an apéritif accompanied by live piano music or the well-stocked Wine Cellar for a tasting.
Griggeler Stuba – The hotel’s fine dining restaurant has picked up numerous awards for its innovative cuisine. Tasting menus showcase the best of the Alpine region, including fish from freshwater lakes, wild herbs, and venison from deer raised in the mountains.
Restaurant Picea – Expect traditional Austrian delicacies alongside classic international dishes, all made with local ingredients. A complimentary breakfast buffet is available each morning, and the dinner menu changes daily. Dine alfresco on the terrace overlooking the gorgeous mountains.
Restaurant "Das Wirtshaus" – Watch Burg Vital Resort's chefs at work at this rustic live cooking restaurant, specializing in traditional Austrian cuisine
Chimney Bar – Relax by an open fire with your favorite cocktail in the hotel’s wood-paneled haven. Listen to live music from a grand piano while watching night fall over the Alps.
Wine Cellar – Choose from over 1,400 different wines at the Burg Vital Resort's exceptionally well-stocked cellar. From rare blends to vintage bottles, it is a wine lover’s paradise.
Unwind in the expansive, award-winning vitalSPA: lounge in the sunbathing area, take an herbal steam bath, warm up in the saunas, or do a few laps in the heated outdoor pool with mountain views. Work out at the hotel’s well-equipped fitness center, with state-of-the-art machines and personal trainers. Head to the Chimney Bar for live piano performances and dine on delicious fare at the onsite eateries. The Burg Vital Resort’s Kids Club keeps your little ones entertained with singing, painting, and kid-friendly hiking and fishing trips, while the youth room is a great hangout place for older youth, with billiards, darts, and table football.
Outside the hotel, world-class skiing awaits in the winter months. In warmer seasons, hikes and mountain bike excursions are the perfect way to soak up the spectacular scenery. Visit the nearby village of Lech to pick up souvenirs in the eclectic markets and quaint shops, see ski shows, and dine in the town’s excellent restaurants.
Burg Vital Resort
Located in Oberlech at 5,577 ft / 1,700 m above sea level in Austria, the Burg Vital Resort has a secluded setting in the mountains but is still a short drive or cable car ride from the charming city of Lech am Arlberg.
Innsbruck Airport is 74 mi / 119 km from the hotel, around a 90-minute drive.
Langen am Arlberg station is 11 mi / 17 km from the hotel, and offers high-speed services to major Austrian cities and connections to nearby countries.
Parking is available at the hotel during the summer months. In winter, when the hotel is not directly accessible by car, underground parking spaces are reserved opposite the cable car that services the hotel.
The cable car to and from Lech is a two-minute walk from the hotel.