Le Camelie Giardino
Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
A romantic luxury haven perfect for couples!
With close proximity to the central lake activities with romantic walks down to the famous resort town and cycle and hiking trails in Loveno's breathtaking nature reserve, guests can also enjoy the village's highly regarded tennis club and the world renowned Menaggio and Cadenabbia Golf Club.
The property has been decorated to an exceptionally high luxury standard with high contemporary fittings such as under floor heating and modern technology blending effortlessly with romantic French chic.
A spacious fully furnished open plan living and dining room provides a sumptuous a stylish place to relax and entertain with a splendid dining area, fully fitted modernist kitchen and a fabulous place to relax with comfortable sofa and flat screen SAT TV.
French doors lead out to a sunny garden and alfresco dining area for memorable dining experiences with views across the hillside and towards famous Bellagio. The outdoors swimming pool and sunny hillside also make for the perfect way to spend a day!
POOL OPENING TIMES ~ 1st May - 30th Sept
Indoors the sleeping arrangements make the holiday home ideal for families with a spacious and luxurious master bedroom furnished with a beautiful French style wooden bed and high quality pieces which add a pretty and utterly charming escapism perfect for your holiday stay.
The second bedroom is furnished to a high modern style with a double set of bunk beds to sleep up to four.
A spacious contemporary fitted bathroom with power shower, wash basin, sink and washing machine completes the internal accommodation.
The exclusive residence also provides guests with a private garage but a car is not necessary to fully enjoy your stay here, with pathways down to Menaggio centre and a frequent bus service in operation from Loveno.
In the mornings guests can enjoy delicious breakfasts from the fresh bread and croissants which are baked each day in the Panafico Bakery, just 50 yards from the property. The charming historical village of Loveno also provides a local cafe, an authentic pizzeria, children's park and a local bus service to the centre of Menaggio, one of the three famous 'golden triangle' towns on Lake Como. This picturesque resort town provides a wide range of boutique shops, cafes, delicatessens and authentic lake view restaurants perfect for all your dining requirements. Mini golf, a children's park, family friendly Lido and go-kart track provides children's entertainments and the central lake activities also include kayaking, power boat hire, sailing, water sports, tennis, golf, swimming, hiking, cycling and quad bike tours.
** The property was fantastic , very spacious and everything you could want. Very easy to find and the service in the office was marvelous, could not be faulted.
We would've liked a little bit more information in the apartment for us to access, such as what to do with the rubbish, where to go for the bakery, train and ferry times.
Over all the area is wonderful and the towns are a delight.
The boat hire was our biggest highlight of the trip and would recommend at leafs a 7 hour trip to do this is a relaxed manner.
The food was a delight and the ice cream the best we have tasted!
** The above review was submitted by Robbie - USA, who stayed at Le Camelie Giardino on 6th July 2014.
Lake Lugano is also easily accessible from Loveno where breath-taking nature reserves and also the cosmopolitan Swiss city of Lugano can be explored.
For the winter months guests can also enjoy skiing at the family friendly resort of Piani Del Bobbio and Madesimo!
Further Facilities and Features Include:
Child Friendly, Clothes Horse, Lake & Mountain View, Outside Table & Chairs, Suitable for Elderly, Sun Loungers, and Under Floor Heating.
There are Golf clubs around Lake Como: The Menaggio & Cadenabbia Golf Club is Italy's oldest golf course. Established in 1907 with 18 holes Par 70, it is located above Menaggio near Croce, in Grandola ed Uniti, approx. 20 min. by car.Green Fees: Weekdays €55, Weekends and Holidays €70 Euros; Golf Cart Rental €36.
Restaurant Golf at the club serves fantastic food and is well recommended.. Guests are always welcome, please call beforehand to check course rules. Golf Club Menaggio: (Menaggio Como).
This beautiful lake region of Italy is not the best for skiing as you may imagine, despite its scenery, crisp air and near perfect visibilty and mountains capped in winter snow. It does however have Skiing opportunities at local resorts for a day out.
There is a small ski area on Mt. Lema, not more than 10 km from Lugano, but you have to be lucky to have enough snow for skiing. In Ticino, the local Swiss Canton, the best places to ski are probably either San Bernardino (south of the pass of the same name) or Airolo (south of Gotthard pass). Both are reachable in about 1 hour by car across the Swiss border.
There are direct trains to Airolo as well from Lugano and hence from Italian Stations. To S. Bernardino there is only a bus connection. For more snow try Andermatt (on the north side of Gotthard pass) which has normally good snow conditions and a good choice of runs.
The closest major ski resorts are St. Moritz and Madesimo toward the Splugen Pass which is approx.100km.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Menaggio 5 km|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||5 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Bergamo-Orio al Serio 125km & Milan - Malpensa 89 km, Nearest railway: Como - San Giovanni - 35km & Varenna - Esino 10 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, TV, Satellite TV|
|Standard||Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Cooker, Fridge, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Shower rooms|
|Furniture||Single beds (3), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 5, Lounge seats for 5|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Shared garden|
The Lombardy region
From its picture-perfect spot nestled between Plesio and Menaggio, guests are perfectly placed for reaching the tennis and golf as well as the modern day amenities, restaurants, family-friendly Lido and the ferry service provided in pretty Menaggio.
As well as offering easy access to the Milan airports, Lake Lugano and the Italian Alp ski resorts, the central lake offers a treasure trove of fun; with water sports, hiking, boat rental, horse riding, spa days, extreme sports and much more to enjoy!
Sports & Adventure Activities In The Area Include:
Bicycling, Bike Rentals, Boat Rentals/Charters, Canoeing/Kayaking, Fishing, Float Plane/Helicopter, Funicular Railway, Golf, Hiking/Trails, Park, Public Transportation, Public Villas & Gardens, Rowing Boats, Snow Skiing, Water Skiing and Wind Surfing.
Menaggio is a picturesque village nestled in a convenient central position on the lake. It is a historical lake side town with many quaint neighbourhoods which extend north along the lake and up into the green hills and valleys. Menaggio offers stunningly beautiful views of Lake Como and the majestic mountains which surround it overlooked by the Alps to the North.
There is a fine selection of restaurants, delis, fresh grocers and of course delicious gelato and pizza! To keep you moving and fit while on vacation: play a round of golf at the infamous Menaggio & cadenabbia Golf Club, mini golf, hiking trails, mountain biking, free climbing, swimming and a new orienteering field all located in stunning locations -these are just a few possibilities offered to you in and around Menaggio. There is a museum dedicated to Leonardo da Vinci at the new “Lido Giardino” and in the Val Senagra Park, a museum featuring the value of antique buildings, artisan and peasant objects and creations. Other culturally rich events including music, fireworks, public markets and local festivals are to be enjoyed.
Menaggio's tourist office is situated in the main square, Piazza Garibaldi, offers a great deal of information detailing what's going on in and around the lakes, sightseeing, history and sporting activities.
During the summer the area boasts fantastic opportunities for many activities including mountain biking, cycling, horse riding, walking, many water sports including kite surfing, fishing, tennis, and of course golf at the historic Mennagio & Cadenabbia Golf Club. The Ferries run from Menaggio to both the North and South of Lake Come making it an ideal centre for sightseeing. The lovely lakeside and harbour have many cafes where you can sit and relax while watch the world go by.
Outdoor activities abound in this area and are very popular with holiday makers.An 18 hole golf course, mountain biking, water skiing and lots of other sports are all here to be enjoyed by you and your family.
Lombardy - Lake Como Area:
The Italian Lakes are a little slice of paradise. Elegant ribbons of blue water stretch out ahead, folded into the sun-baked foothills, with a spectacular back drop of the snow-capped Alps.
Lake Como offers hidden treasures just waiting for the visitor to discover them: charming corners forgotten by time, lakeside villages where nothing seems to have changed for centuries.
It is steeped in history with an immense collection of churches, architectural masterpieces and works of art covering the centuries. The lake is situated in a basin surrounded by wooded mountains, and offers an extremely varied landscape, with its' shores featuring a succession of pastures, and woods as well as harsh and impressive rock formations.
All this alongside elegant, lakeside villas with sub-tropical gardens, which provide a haven of peace and tranquillity and chic resorts such as Varenna, Bellagio, Menaggio and Como itself.
Warming, in spriing and graced with natural beauty, the lakes are still a place to draw breath and wonder. Lake Como, oriented north-south, ringed by characterful old villages often wedged onto narrow beaches between rugged cliffs and water. Those classic lake images of flower strewn balconies, Baroque gardens and splendid waterside villas can be found here in abundance. Dotted around and between the lakes are some of Italy's finest art cities, such as Milan, Verona & Bergamo.
The most romantic and picturesque villages on the lake are Santa Maria Rezzonico, Varenna (15 min by ferry) & Bellagio (8 min by ferry), Lenno (visit Villa Balbianello, location for 007's Casino Royale as well as Villa Gaeta, right here in Menaggio) & Laglio (where George Clooney owns Villa Oleandra).
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