San Lorenzo Mountain Lodge, South Tyrol, Italy
Style: Natural high Setting: Dramatic Dolomite valleySan Lorenzo Mountain Lodge, a 16th-century chalet surrounded by forests, meadows and mountains, has the magic of Hansel and Gretel's candy cottage -minus the witch. Its breathtaking South Tyrol scenery is rivalled by alluring interiors: fur furnishings, mohair throws, lashings of larch, artful antiques, and black-and-white photos of the lodge as it once was. Fresh from the fashion world, the owners bring a relaxed elegance and heartfelt hospitality to this former hunting lodge - they're true hosts. Expect to fall in love with the Dolomites, the lodge, and the owners (not necessarily in that order).Rates: A week's stay is from €8,400; €1,200 daily (lodge only).