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Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4

Key Info
  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 6 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden

This beautiful, highly desirable apartment is situated on the ground floor of the well-positioned modern residence complex, which is built in an historical quarry on the sunny Varenna hillside, offering guests a tranquil and memorable holiday experience on an elevated eastern lakeshore position.

Apartment ID 503 enjoys spacious and luxurious accommodation with a stylish and modern open plan living area which features a comfortable seating area, Satellite TV, and iPod docking station.

The modern fully fitted kitchen includes dishwasher, fridge, electric oven and gas hob and all the desired appliances including a Nespresso coffee machine (please bring your own coffee pods as they are not supplied), to ensure your stay here is as convenient and relaxed as possible.

The adjoining dining area enjoys unrivalled views of the lake and is the perfect setting for a romantic dinner.

From the Lake view living area glass doors open out onto a sunny good-sized garden which is the perfect place to enjoy the good weather and panoramic Lake Como views, which are truly spectacular!

The Vista D'Oro residence offers resident parking and a splendid resident swimming pool which is well situated on the hillside to make the very most of the sunshine and breath-taking lake views.

POOL OPENING TIMES ~ 1st May - 30th Sept.

The sleeping accommodation is adaptable with a king size master bedroom and a sofa bed to the living area to accommodate additional guests if needed.

The newly fitted bathroom is equally stylish and beautifully finished with a power shower. A washing machine also features in the property for convenience.

A car is highly recommended due to the hillside location of the Residence.

Additional features and facilities at the property include:

Car Recommended, Child Friendly, Close to Skiing, IPod Docking Station, Lake & mountain Views, Laundry Facilities, Outside Table & Chairs, Private Garden, Private Parking Space, Shared Pool and Suitable for Elderly.

***Reviews:

We were very pleased, very nice and good service.

The above review submitted by Jurgen - Belgium, who stayed at Vista D'Oro Palma Apt. 5 on 19.07.2014

"Just perfect"

Bill, Katy, Jack and Charlie W. Dorking - UK, who stayed at Vista D'Oro Palma Apt. 5 in July 2014.

We both loved the Lake, especially Varenna, which had so much character. I would recommend that people go to Villa Monastero as well as whiling away the time at the quaint harbour in one of the restaurants. I would also recommend getting a boat pass to visit the other towns on the lake as it's a great way to explore. We also went to Lugano for a day trip, which was nice.

Regarding the apartment - it was stunning. The view was beautiful and we spent many an hour just admiring it. It was lovely to receive a bottle of bubbly and some nice bread too.

I thought your service was very good - friendly and prompt - which was great for us as we made a very late booking (the day before).

The above review submitted by Martin - UK, who stayed at Vista D'Oro Palma Apt.5 in June 2014.

BOOKING INFORMATION:

Service Charge:

Our one & two weekly service charges are inclusive of final cleaning, bed linen, towels, heating, utilities & air-conditioning (if installed in the holiday property). Tea towels & beach towels are not supplied. If your booking is for more than one week, clean linen & towels will be provided on a weekly basis.

Additional Service Charge: €110 (7 days & less) & €130 (7 days plus)

Short Breaks:

3 night break - 40% off weekly tariff / 4 night break - 30% off weekly tariff / 5 night break - 20% off weekly tariff / 6 night break - 10% off weekly tariff.

Additional Facilities:

We offer a range of extra facilities, which are available for hire through our office 'Happy Holiday Homes' in Menaggio: Cot Hire - EU 20 per week, High Chair - EU 15 per week, Push Chair - EU 25 per week, Camp Bed – EU 85 per week, Wi-Fi or USB Internet Stick - EU 35 per week (includes EU 10 consumable credit). Please note that signal and connectivity is not guaranteed and may depend on the strength of the signal in your rental property.

Making a Booking:

To make a confirmed booking, you will be asked to fill in our online booking form and pay a 30% deposit by wire transfer or credit card. The remaining holiday balance will then be due 6 weeks before arrival.

Size Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms
Nearest beach Lakeside Varenna 4km or Sandy Beach Bellano 6 km
Will consider Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car advised
Nearest Amenities 4 km
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Milan - Malpensa 125km or Lugano - Agno 40 km, Nearest railway: Como - San Giovanni 64km or Varenna Esino 4 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

Luxuries Internet access, DVD player
General Central heating, TV, Wi-Fi available
Standard Kettle, Toaster, Iron, Hair dryer
Utilities Dishwasher, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Washing machine
Rooms 1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1), Dining seats for 4, Lounge seats for 4
Other Linen provided, Towels provided
Outdoors Private garden
Access Parking

The Lombardy region

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, inspiring 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).

Varenna

Guests can easily reach Varenna by car. The early Victorian part of Varenna provides a choice of lake view cafes, many fine villas and the famous and historical Castello di Vezio, which is situated on the Varenna hillside and which features frequent falconry displays and medieval re-enactments during the Summer through to Autumn time. A picturesque lakeside promenade takes guests along to the romantic medieval part of Varenna, which features medieval passageways, cobbled piazzas and ancient churches. There are many delightful restaurants and wine bars to enjoy as well as boutique craft shops to visit.

The car and passenger ferry as well as the Train service also operates from Varenna and Fiumelatte, providing guests with an enjoyable and care-free way of exploring Bellagio, Menaggio, other pretty Lake Como towns and also Milan.

A distinctive feature of Varenna is its mild climate; olive & cypress trees abound as well as many other variety's of lush, tropical plants, typical if the lake. Varenna enjoys abundant sunshine & warmth right into the evening. The International jet-set resort of St. Moritz is just 1.5 hours by car.

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22 Jul 2014

5/5

"Fabulous"

Lovely apartment with smallish garden/terrace.Great views over the lake from elevated position. However be prepared to negotiate the eight tight hairpins to and from Varenna. Steep path is an option b… More

22 Oct 2013

5/5

"Could sail around here all week from great location,"

we stayed at this apartment for a short break combined with some time in Milan! a great balance of chill and city bustle. The apartment is great and Varenna is sleepy and cute with plenty eating place… More

22 Jul 2013

5/5

"Amazing views and wonderful apt!"

We have just returned from a ten day stay in Vista D'Ora Apt.5 and we loved every minute of the holiday. The apt. is very clean and well furnished, however it is the terrace that is the star. W… More

22 Jan 2013

5/5

"Incredible apartment in an incredible location!"

The place is truely incredible...Went for a cheeky week away for New Year and will definitely be back soon. Rented a car from Bergamo airport and the directions to the apartment were easy and the jour… More

10 Jun 2012

5/5

"High quality appartment with fabulous view of Lake Como"

My wife and I stayed for a tranquil week after a hectic four days in Rome. The apartment has a truly spectacular view. We never became tired of watching the activity on lake Como - and those sunset… More

6 Jun 2012

5/5

"Beautiful rooms with the very best views"

My partner and I stayed at the Vista D'oro Palma in apartment 5 and couldnt have been happier with all that it had to offer. We are both 28, live in Leeds, West Yorkshire, hired a car from Milan … More

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  • 7 Years listed

Calendar last updated:18 Sep 2014

Based in United Kingdom

Languages spoken
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  • German
  • Italian

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