Maccagno holiday apartment letting, Golfo Gabella with beach/lake nearby, jacuzzi/hot tub and internet access and balcony/terrace

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1 / 14 Golfo Gabella Lake Resort

Apartment / 2 bedrooms / sleeps 6 Home 131574

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Apartment / 2 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms / sleeps 6

Key Info

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner

A new apartment, furnished in a modern and contemporary style, it is located on the first floor in the award winning Golfo Gabello development, situated on the picturesque Lake Maggiore. The outside terrace offers breathtaking views across the lake to the mountains and is furnished for outside dining.

The climate is perfect for relaxing in, take a swim in the fantastic 25 metre swimming pool, the children will have hours of fun in the children's or main pool, unwind in the hot-tub looking out across the lake and mountains, a truly stunning view. Enjoy the lakeside bar-restaurant Golfo Gabella that over looks the new marina, a great recipe for either a family or romantic holiday.

There are facilities for sailing, windsurfing and private boat hire, there are canoes and pedalos to rent at the beach so you can venture onto the lake.

Take a stroll along the Lake Maggiore water front, past beautiful lakeside villas to the harbour, where you can catch the ferry and visit the lovely towns

A new apartment, furnished in a modern and contemporary style, it is located on the first floor in the award winning Golfo Gabello development, situated on the picturesque Lake Maggiore. The outside terrace offers breathtaking views across the lake to the mountains and is furnished for outside dining.

The climate is perfect for relaxing in, take a swim in the fantastic 25 metre swimming pool, the children will have hours of fun in the children's or main pool, unwind in the hot-tub looking out across the lake and mountains, a truly stunning view. Enjoy the lakeside bar-restaurant Golfo Gabella that over looks the new marina, a great recipe for either a family or romantic holiday.

There are facilities for sailing, windsurfing and private boat hire, there are canoes and pedalos to rent at the beach so you can venture onto the lake.

Take a stroll along the Lake Maggiore water front, past beautiful lakeside villas to the harbour, where you can catch the ferry and visit the lovely towns around the lake such as Cannobio, Luino or travel further a field to the Borromeo Islands, with their splendid Italian Gardens and Stresa or Locomo in Switzerland.

If you choose to hire a car, there is so much more that can be explored, drive around the area to see the stunning views high above Maccagno over the lake and take some of the many walks.

The local train service is in expensive and also goes to all the local towns like Luino, and Laveno, the markets in the towns are well worth a vist. For those people who wish to have some retail therapy, Milan just over an hours drive (or 90 minutes by train) and Lugano in Switzerland 30 minutes drive.

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The Lake Maggiore region

Lake Maggiore nestles amongst the snow capped mountains of the Alps. It is the most westerly, and second largest of the italian lakes and is an attraction for tourists who are enticed by its climate being mild in both summer and winter, guaranteeing extended holidays and lovely landscapes.

The lake offers a relaxing environment, cultural attractions or sporting activities. There are many history packed locations such as the Borromeo Islands, wiht their splendid Italian style gardens, Angera Castle that dates back too the XIIth century, the hermitage of Santa Caterina del Sasso, built in the XXII century, stunning villas, and the gardens of Villa Taranto in Verbania are but a short distance.

At the harbor catch the ferry across the lake to the amazing lakeside village of Cannobio with it's cobbled streets and ally ways steeped in history, fine shops and restaurants, cafes and bars (the ice cream is scrumptious!). On Sunday there is a bustling Market worth visiting. The ferry also takes you to the Borromeo Islands and Stresa with its promenade of grand 19th century hotels, fine restaurants and wine bars, or Locamo in Switzerland.

In the nearby Swiss Tessin region, there are beautiful places to spend a day out with the children (Monte Tamaro with its cable car and several adventure parks). For a great day out take the Lago Maggiore Express train and travel through the Swiss Alps to Stresa and then return by the ferry on the lake.

Valverzasca has fantastic bathing spots in the fresh water of its river. In winter, skiers can enjoy the small ski-lift to Alpe Forcora only 30 minutes away, or travel to the well known Swiss Ski resort of San Bernardiono, Airolo and Andermatt in just over an hour. Golf lovers will find 6 prestigious courses within a range of 40 km.

Maccagno

Maccagno is a most charming unspoilt harbor town on the North East side of Lake Maggiore, being less touristy than the West. Enjoy walking alongside the lake, take a detour into the old town near the harbor and explore the little winding streets, lower Maccagno has retained its Medieval aspect, with houses nestling close to each other. It has an ancient signalling tower, the Torre Imperiale. Or simply go to one of the cafe's for coffee, cakes and of course ice cream.

The lake is perfectly safe to swim in, and being glacial it is very clean. Children will have great fun splashing about, looking for fish and exploring, it is pebbly so swim shoes would be advisable. Sunbath on the rocks jutting into the lake, relax and unwind by taking a picnic and sit by the lake at the stunning views. There are a wide range of places to eat out, from family friendly pizzerias to fine Italian restaurants.

In the summer months there are festivals and concerts in both Maccagno and nearby Luino. The lake ferry enables visitors to easily reach the towns around the lake, such as Luino which has the biggest weekly market in Europe (Wednesdays) and is great for local shopping. Beautiful Cannobio for its fine restaurants and shops, the Swiss town of Locamo and the gardens on the Borromeo Islands.

For children, there are 2 swimming pools on the Golfo Gabella resort, the nearby beach, where there is also a volleyball court, skateboard park and children's play area.

For the more active, there are a variety of sports facilities close to Golfo Gabella including the sailing club, windsurfing and rock climbing. There is a local tennis court and football pitch, bike hire to explore the paths through amazing woodland, walking and site seeing.

Bed & bathroom

  • 1 Double Bed, 1 Sofa Bed, 2 Single Beds
  • 2 shower rooms

Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed

Amenities

  • Wi-Fi available
  • Air conditioning
  • Shared outdoor pool (heated)
  • Children's pool
  • Jacuzzi or hot tub
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Sea view
  • Internet access
  • Central heating
  • Cooker
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishwasher
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Hair dryer

Will consider

  • Long term lets (over 1 month)

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Access

  • Secure parking
  • Lift access
  • Suitable for people with restricted mobility
  • Wheelchair users

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Smoking
No smoking at this property

About the owner

Karen C
Response rate:
15%
Calendar updated:
11 May 2015
Years listed:
5
Based in:
United Kingdom

Languages spoken: English

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“another great stay”

Reviewed 8 Dec 2012

this was our second stay - the apartment is new and beautifully appointed - there are great restaurants locally and a short distance away in luino. there is a well stocked local supermarket and cake cafe. the surroundings are fabulous and the lake a great place to swim in summer. easy to get to from Milan and easy to visit Switzerland.

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