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The Patricia Urquiola-designed Il Sereno di Lago Como stands out among its lakeside surroundings with jaw-dropping contemporary architecture centered around natural materials.
The Patricia Urquiola-designed Il Sereno di Lago Como stands out among its lakeside surroundings with jaw-dropping contemporary architecture centered around natural materials. An understated approach to interiors has left the beauty of the lake as the focal point through each spectacular window, while each of the 30 spacious suites are outfitted with amenities like private bars, Ex Voto Paris bath products, and furnishings also provided by Urquiola. For a special few, features also include dining rooms, terraces, and outdoor hot tubs. The hotel is also home to the Michelin-starred Berton Al Lago, along with Il Sereno Bar & Lounge, the Pool Club and Pool Bar, a fitness center, a spa, and a waterfront infinity pool.
Whitewaller recommends: Exploring the vertical gardens by botanist Patrick Banc.
Located in the village of Gargnano, Grand Hotel a Villa Feltrinelli is a picturesque Italian villa home to 20 rooms and suites, a lush lawn with a heated pool, and its eponymous restaurant awarded with two Michelin stars, run by Chef Stefano Baiocco.
Visitors at the recently-restored Villa Lària will be awestruck by the updated classic Italian architecture with modern details, and serene views of the expansive lake from the property’s four accommodations—Il Palazzo, Villa Bianca, the Garden suite, and the Pavilion.
At the centuries-old Villa d’Este, guests are greeted with the quintessential Italian elegance and heritage that has served as a retreat for royalty, Hollywood stars, writers, and musicians throughout the years.
The magic of VISTA Palazzo Lago di Como is the result of combining incredible lake views, luxury accommodations, and attention to detail that ensures a homey atmosphere.
Mandarin Oriental, Lago di Como features 21 guestrooms, 52 suites, and two private villas,
Villa Pliniana brings 16th-century architecture to the modern day by Patricia Urquiola-designed spaces.