LOISIUM WINE & SPA RESORTLangenlois, Kamp Valley:
Designed by star New York architect Steven Holl, the Loisium offers stylish, modern rooms with sweeping views of the neighboring vineyards. Dine at the gourmet restaurant, Vineyard. Get a treatment at the Aveda Wine Spa - a deep-tissue massage, or wine-based facial. Visit one of the world's best wine museums, an underground fantasia of light, imagination, and fascinating history. SCHLOSS DUERNSTEINDuernstein, Wachau Valley:
Today, this magnificent, 17th-century castle is part of the Relais & Chateaux hotel collection. The setting - perched atop a cliff teetering over the Danube - is legendary, and the rooms befittingly majestic. GUESTROOMS AT NIKOLAIHOF
Mautern (near Krems), Wachau Valley: The Nikolaihof Estate is one of Austria's top bio-dynamic wineries. It's not a bad place to visit, either, with its 12th-century abbey, original gift shop, and restaurant. Nineteen new guestrooms, completed in 2008, are priced at EURO 31 - 50 per night.