The Falkensteiner Balance Resort in Stegersbach, Austria, is the first hotel in Austria to offer its guests the SkyHeia as an exceptional overnight stay. Why should guests of a renowned 5-star hotel prefer to sleep outside even though the hotel room offers comfort at the highest level?
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Why the Falkensteiner offers the SkyHeia, how exactly the service is organized and what hosts should consider. Free field report.
The Falkensteiner is located in the middle of the cultural landscape of southern Burgenland, which is also often referred to as the "Austrian Tuscany". The area near the Hungarian border is characterised by rolling green hills, a mild climate and vineyards. The hotel focuses on the themes of health, balance and nature. A lush park including an impressive permaculture garden underline the climate-friendly and sustainable philosophy of the resort. Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version)
If you want to spend a night under the stars, however, you need one thing above all: stars. In the immediate vicinity of cities, the starry night sky is heavily dimmed by a high emission of artificial light. Stegersbach, however, is more than 50 kilometres as the crow flies from the nearest major city, Graz. And so the sky above the Falkensteiner offers its guests a magnificent view of a crystal-clear starry sky. The hotel is virtually made for an exceptional overnight stay under the open sky. Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version)
Bedroom with hedge walls
The hotel garden offers sheltered places enclosed by hedges. These places are truly unique and at the same time made for a night at SkyHeia - an outdoor bedroom, the walls grown out of hedges, small lights creating a romantic mood, unobstructed view of the night sky. Privacy is also taken care of: the hedges are so high that no other hotel guest can see the sleeping quarters, the entrances are covered opaque with fabric curtains. Translated with www.DeepL.com/Translator (free version)
If you add the champagne breakfast, it really is a romantic and comfortable outdoor experience that is hard to beat; an exceptional overnight stay and a real micro-adventure to boot.
Sleeping outside, suite included
Those who prefer something a little less adventurous do not necessarily have to make their way from their room through the garden to experience this extraordinary overnight stay. Because you can also book the night under the stars as an add-onn to a suite. The SkyHeia is located on the associated roof terrace and is only separated from the comfortable hotel room including whirlpool by a door; the indoor and outdoor beds are only a few metres apart. So you can try sleeping outside without any worries.
5-star overnight stay under the stars
Sleeping outside in the midst of nature with full comfort is something completely new. So far, spending the night under the open sky has meant compromises in terms of comfort. Cold nights on the sleeping mat, not enough space in the camp bed or back pain on the air mattress.
With the SkyHeia, sleeping outside becomes a unique natural experience: the infinity of the starry sky puts many everyday worries into perspective, the nocturnal rush of the wind relaxes the mind and the fresh, unused night air fills body and mind with energy.
Experiencing all this together with your partner in a two-person Heia makes sleeping outside a very special romantic experience - with or without a champagne breakfast in the morning.
The special night attracts new customers
In order to attract new customers, more and more hosts are focusing on the category of "extraordinary" or "unusual" overnight offers. In particular, customers who like to experiment and are interested in nature are attracted by such offers. But also people who are keen on sports are enthusiastic about new accommodation ideas with a connection to nature and an experiential character.
The SkyHeia is the ideal bed for this new form of outdoor sleeping. With this outdoor bed, sleeping outside becomes a comfortable micro-adventure and nature experience. offering hosts a unique and novel offering for their guests.
PS: Fabi and Jojo tested it
Fabian and Johanna from Vienna spent the night under the open sky and thought it was great. In her picture gallery on Instagram you can see how happy sleeping outside makes you:
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