A garden park is born where the perfection of nature and the works created by the hand of man pursue a single objective: the creation of an extraordinary world. Over 300 local and exotic trees, shrubs and flowers alternating with objects of art, carefully placed in different areas. The linear architectural style of the hotel and the villa, in contrast with the triumph of nature’s colours, creates a harmonious and relaxed atmosphere, ideal for spending a regenerating holiday in harmony with the environment and your inner self.
Immerse yourself in the rich biodiversity that surrounds our house. On a walk with your host you can learn some interesting facts about botany in the Marlena and the surrounding region. A walk to remember!
A place to feel good and relax. Amidst palm trees and the greenery of trees and plants, our palm garden is a small green island. A place for you to relax undisturbed.
Wollemia nobilis is a conifer discovered in 1994 in Australia. This species was presumed extinct and is known only through fossils dating back millions of years ago. This rarity was the twelfth tree brought to us in Europe at Marlena.
Japanese palm maples can resemble an 8-10 metre tree or a broad shrub known for its fascinating colour in autumn. These features make it a very beautiful ornamental plant.
Evergreen magnolia is a joy to the eyes throughout the year. Especially attractive with stunning, fragrant flowers that are among the largest in the botanical world.
Wisteria is a robust, strong climbing plant with twisted stems. Most often, it flowers twice a year and the first flowers bloom in spring, even before the leaves. A second flowering period follows in July or August.
The whimsical name of the handkerchief tree, also called the dove tree, is due to its bracts (modified leaves) hanging on the branches, which look like handkerchiefs or a flock of white doves.
Cercidifillo, originally from Japan, attracts attention in the spring by with its pink flowers, while in autumn its leaves emit an inebriating scent of cinnamon and caramel.
Ginkgo is one of the oldest, most symbolic and effective healing plants in the world. Its characteristic leaf often adorns food, jewellery and wellness products. It is also called a temple tree, because in the past it was often seen in this sacred place.
The Albizia, also known as the silk tree or sleeping tree, because its leaves fold up at night or in case of dryness. It has a variety of beautiful pink and cream-coloured silky stamen. For this reason, it is often chosen as an ornamental plant for parks and gardens.
The evergreen giant sequoia can grow up to 95 metres in height and the diameter of the trunk at the base can reach up to 17 m. The giant sequoia is at risk of extinction in its natural growing area.
Admire nearby 150 dark green, towering mediterranean cypresses that give the Marlena its incomparable mediterranean ambience.
White flourishing wisterias, camellias, albizias and rhododendrons line the path above the tennis courts. With comfortable seating, works of art and the magnificent view of the spa town Merano and the Ifinger mountain group, the promenade is a highlight you don't want to miss.