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hotel Guide


  • Wi-Fi, Floris bathroom amenities, herbal tea, coffee capsules, and natural water. Bathrobes, bath towels.
  • Honesty bar.
  • Natural stone pools.
  • Parking: free of charge onsite.


  • 4 guests – 2 double rooms – 180 sqm
  • Big patio with tables and seats
  • Private garden with deckchairs
  • Orangerie – dining room
  • Front lake living room
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Equipped kitchen


  • 4 guests – 2 double rooms – 110 sqm
  • Big patio with tables and seats
  • Private garden with table and seats
  • Front lake living room
  • 3 bathrooms
  • Equipped kitchen

Services Available upon Request

  • Personal chef
  • Transfers to/from the airport or rail station
  • Baby sitter
  • Masseuse


  • Italian breakfast is served in the living room or patio on the lake: fresh bread, croissants, fine pastry biscuits, jams, honey, butter, fresh fruit and juices, yogurt, cereals, coffee, milk, cappuccino, and soja milk upon request.

Gourmet Experiences

  • There is a personal chef for your exclusive dining experiences, ready to prepare refined, local cuisine.
  • Offering refined Italian and local cuisine, with a careful selection of products from nearby gardens, organic farms, and local grocers to give you the most authentic, wholesome experience and a wide selection of local and national wines curated by their Sommelier.


  • Lakeside chic.


  • Rates start at EUR. 800 per night per Villa.
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Local Guide

Location & Setting

  • The villas are just a couple of minutes' drive from Lake Maggiore, one of the most beautiful Italian lakes. In the areas surrounding the lake, you can practice sports such as hiking, biking, golf, and horseback riding. The lake waters are ideal for sailing, canoeing, and yachting, with shore facilities all around.


  • Only 5 km away from Arona, a small town that offers culture, restaurant, and shopping options year-round, joining forces with them to make the region an attractive destination for all seasons. One of the largest statues in the world is located in Arona: the Colossus of St. Carlo Borromeo is more than 35 meters tall.
  • 25 km away from Stresa, the preferred holiday resort of many celebrities and politicians. Beautiful villas and imposing fortresses and castles are located around the area and bear witness to the history and culture enriching the charm of this place.
  • In half an hour you can reach the fascinating archipelago of the Borromean Islands set between Stresa and Verbania. Immersed in the marvelous and suggestive waters of Lake Maggiore, they are just jaw-droppingly beautiful.
  • 20 minutes away from the Mottarone, a national park that has acquired notoriety due to its scenic paths along the mountains. Once at the top, you can enjoy a marvelous view of Lake Maggiore, Lake Orta, the lakes of Varese, and Lake Mergozzo are overlooked by the majestic mountain circle featuring Mount Rosa.


  • Boat on the Lake: elegant motorboat (that can be used without a license) located a few kilometers from the property to tour Lake Maggiore in every corner, alone or accompanied by a guide.
  • Horseback riding lessons and tours
  • Access to golf clubs nearby
  • Mountain bike rental
  • Trekking on Mount Mottarone
  • Wake board on Lago d'Orta
  • Kite/Windsurf rental for Lake Maggiore
  • E-bike
  • Cooking courses with a chef
  • Excursion on Maggiore and Orta Lake
  • Tours of Isola Bella, Isola dei Pescatori, Isola Madre (The Borromeo Islands on Lake Maggiore)

Cultural Sights

  • Palazzo Borromeo
  • Villa Pallavicino
  • The Gardens of Villa Taranto

Wine Tastings

They can organize wine tastings in the surrounding wine cellars:

  • Cantine Miru di Ghemme
  • Castello Conti di Boca
  • Nervi Cellars

Cheese Tasting

  • Luigi Guffanti in Arona has been breeding Italian cheeses since 1876. They organize on request a visit to their maturing cellars followed by a tasting of their cheeses.

Favourite Restaurants

  • La Cucina della Darbia (Vacciago) Right above Orta San Giulio, with amazing views and excellent local cuisine.

  • Il Sole di Ranco (Ranco) On the other side of the lake, is a really special restaurant where the sun sets right in front of you. Excellent cuisine and wine list.

  • Albergo Ristorante Verbano (Pescatori Island, Lago Maggiore) This restaurant is on one of the three Borromeo islands (Isola dei Pescatori) protected by UNESCO.

  • Battipalo ristorante (Lesa) Right next to Il Rapanello, another great restaurant with amazing views, right on the lake.

  • (Borgomanero) Impressive fine dining restaurant that recently opened in a cute local town (no lake view).

  • Trattoria dei commercianti (Borgomanero) Family run, typical Piedmont cuisine, amazing local ingredients, excellent wine list.

How to Get There

  • Fly into Milan Malpensa, approx. 30 min drive from the property.
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