Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 3
An idyllic escape on Lake Lugano!
Ideal for couples wanting the freedom of self-catering accommodation with the added benefits of on-site facilities, this perfectly proportioned studio apartment is located in the popular holiday complex of Porto Letizia, on the north eastern shore of Lake Lugano.
This type of Studio apartment can be found on the mountain side of the Villa properties and of the main Palazzo building. The exception is that the Palazzo apartments are air-conditioned and situated on the third floor which can be reached by internal staircase or conveniently by lift.
The interiors enjoy a spacious open plan living area with sofa bed and a pullout single bed for additional guests and the two private mountain-view balconies provide lovely places to sit out and enjoy a morning coffee. A SAT TV is also provided for guest's entertainment and WIFI access can be arranged upon request from the onsite computer shop.
A modern kitchenette with a breakfast table for 2 provides an informal and practical place to prepare light meals, with a gas hob, microwave and refrigerator.
The modern bathroom comprises two rooms with a washbasin and a second door leading to a modern bathroom with a bath tub with overhead shower, a WC and bidet.
Onsite laundry facilities are provided in the building and linen hire is also available.
The main Palazzo building provides guests with a helpful reception desk, a computer shop, hair salon the stylish Panama cafe bar perfect for morning coffee and evening aperitifs and the fabulous Italian restaurant ideal for wining and dining in the evening. From the Palazzo the lake view terrace leads to the outdoor swimming pool with a sunny poolside ideal for sunbathing and relaxing. A splendid sandy beach can also be enjoyed by guests and other onsite activities include tennis, mini golf, cycling and a children's park.
The popular town of Porlezza boasts a charming selection of cafes and gelateria's and there is a wide range of restaurants available in the surrounding area including inexpensive and authentic pizzerias, the Agroturismo of 'La Barcola' situated in a tranquil rural valley of Grandola, the splendid 'Ristorante di Paolo' in Menaggio and the wide choice of International cuisine available in Lugano city.
Local activities include hiking, horse riding, fishing, tennis, golf, swimming, boat hire, sailing and quad biking.
The property is perfectly placed for exploring the local Lake District with Lugano city, Lago di Piano and Lake Como all reachable by car in just 20-25 minutes. Lugano city is a popular shopping destination with designer shops, chocolate shops, jewellers and food markets all beautifully presented along the cities elegant boulevards. In the evenings Lugano comes alive with bars, nightclubs, music concerts and a contemporary casino. An English-speaking cinema can also be enjoyed.
Lake Como provides the perfect day trip away from Lake Lugano, with the picturesque resort town of Menaggio running a ferry service to the other resort towns of Bellagio and Varenna and the lakeshore villas and gardens providing wonderful experiences for cultural and horticultural fans.
PLEASE NOTE: The interior photographs shown here are one example of several apartments in this category and we would like to advise that furnishings will obviously vary between them all.
Cleaning & Linen Charges
Each Porto Letizia property tariff is inclusive of gas, electricity, water & air-conditioning (specifically in the Palazzo Apt's only between July & Aug only), however tea towels & beach towels are not supplied. On arrival, please visit the Porto Letizia Reception Desk where you will be able to collect and pay for your linen & towels, which is EU15 per person, per week & a further EU12 for each week thereafter. The final compulsory cleaning costs are as follows: Studio Apt: EU60 p/wk, 1 Bed Apt: EU70 p/wk, 2 Bed Apt: EU85 p/wk & 3 Bed Apt. or Villa: EU100 p/wk. A cot can be hired for EU20 p/wk and a Dog will cost an additional EU30 p/wk.
Additional Fee (Compulsory)
There is an additional compulsory fee of €4 per adult per night & €2 per child per night when staying in Porto Letizia.
The benefits include free on-site parking, concierge service, swimming pool usage, poolside sun loungers, ping pong, on-site entertainment between 15th June – 30th Sept,
10% off boat hire, 10% off nearby tennis court hire, grocery delivery service by the local supermarket and free Lido entrance between 1st June - 30th Sept.
|Size||Sleeps up to 3, 1 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||200 m|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Nearest travel links||23.3 km, 17.3 km|
|Family friendly||Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|