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La Piazza Porlezza - a Lugano Lakeside Paradise

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Last updated: 08/29/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Porlezza apartment description

This apartment offers an enviable location, being situated in the buzzing Lakeside Piazza of the picturesque town of Porlezza, located on the lovely Lake Lugano.

The property, set on two floors, offers penthouse views and stylish living, with convenient lift access leading to a spacious first floor, with sunny living room, boasting high ceilings, a working fireplace, sat TV and DVD player. Leading from the living room are 3 beautiful ornate balconies, which directly overlook the piazza and lake, providing the perfect spot to enjoy a revitalizing morning coffee in the Italian sunshine!

From the living room a large fully fitted kitchen in a charming rustic style with marble work tops and large dining table is provided, in a spacious and practical layout.

'Wireless internet connection available'

Stairs lead you to the penthouse floor, which offers flexible sleeping accommodation with stunning lake and mountain views.

* Air conditioning is only in living room and kitchen *

Use of Porto Letizia Complex Facilities: Guests staying in the property are also able to enjoy the wide choice of facilities and activities at the family-friendly Porto Letizia holiday complex which is situated on the sunny Porlezza lakefront and which is just a few minute’s drive away!

The complex offers parking with the main modern Palazzo providing a visitor information desk, laundry facilities, a hair salon and a computer shop.

Visitors can enjoy the stunning lakefront terrace with its contemporary Panama cafe with outdoor seating and the contemporary Italian restaurant ideal for authentic alfresco dining. The evenings are fabulous here and locals gather to enjoy aperitifs and each other’s company as the sun sets over the lush mountain tops.

A sunny lake front outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts and mini golf with children’s play area are perfect for daytime fun and the beautiful parkland is ideal for dog walking, cycling and jogging, with lovely areas to enjoy lunchtime picnics under the shade of trees. A sandy beach is also a fabulous feature of the complex and makes a great place to sunbathe, with the Lake Lugano providing the most stunning of backdrops!

From the complex a bridge leads over a passing stream to the promenade of Porlezza where cafés, restaurants and ice cream parlours can be enjoyed and where the main lake road with frequent bus route passes through.

Property Type

      • Apartment

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Not Suitable For Children
              • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

              • Bedroom 1: 1 double


              • Bedroom 2: 1 double


              • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single


              • Stairs lead you to the penthouse floor, which offers flexible accommodation with stunning lake and mountain views! The master double bedroom and second double bedroom offers adult accommodation, and the third bedroom with a set of twin single beds is absolutely ideal for younger guests....moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, bidet


              • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


              • One modern bathroom and a separate shower room is greatly appealing for a family staying here, or two couples. The property also has a separate laundry room also....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • This property benefits from a lift/elevator This property has an arrangement with Porto Letizia - a holiday village very close by, whereby all guests have open access to the outdoor pool facilities in the complex. Aquafun in Porlezza has a Lido equipped with two pools, one for adults and one for children with slides. There is also a hot tub and snack bar. *** Air Conditioning in Bedrooms Only *** Additional Facilities: We offer a range of extra facilities, which are available for hire through our office 'Happy Holiday Homes' in Menaggio: Cot Hire - € 20 per week, High Chair - € 15 per week, Push Chair - € 25 per week, Camp Bed – € 85 per week, Wi-Fi or USB Internet Stick - € 35 per week (includes € 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. ...moreless


                  • DVD Player
                  • Television
                  • Satellite / Cable


                      • Tourist Attractions


                      • Churches
                      • Museums
                      • Restaurants
                      • Water Parks

                      Leisure Activities

                      • Walking
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Horseback Riding

                      local services and businesses

                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Groceries

                      Location Type

                          • Village

                          sports and adventure activities

                          • Swimming
                          • Sailing
                          • Cycling
                          • Fishing
                          • Skiing
                          • Golf
                          • Wind-Surfing
                          • Water Skiing
                          • Freshwater Fishing
                          • Hiking

                          catering options

                              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                              • Dining Area
                              • Seating for 6 people

                              forms of payment

                                  • Accept Credit Card


                                  • Towels Provided
                                  • Air Conditioning
                                  • Heating
                                  • Linens Provided
                                  • Washing Machine
                                  • Fireplace
                                  • Toilet Paper
                                  • Internet
                                  • Wireless Internet


                                  • Stove
                                  • Oven
                                  • Cooking Utensils
                                  • Toaster


                                      • Balcony

                                      Pool / Spa

                                          • Outdoor Pool


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                                          Rental basis: Per property
                                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                                          Rate 2
                                          Jun 28 - Aug 29, 2014
                                          3 night min stay

                                          Rate 3
                                          Aug 30 - Jun 26, 2015
                                          3 night min stay

                                          Rate 4
                                          Jun 27 - Aug 28, 2015
                                          3 night min stay

                                          Rate 5
                                          Aug 29 - Jan 1, 2016
                                          3 night min stay


                                          Additional information about rental rates


                                          • Taxes Not included


                                          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: €120 (7 days & less) & €150 (7 days plus)

                                          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.

                                          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

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                                          Last updated: 08/29/2014
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                                          102 Kilometres
                                          Nearest Airport
                                          Milan - Malpensa Airport
                                          0.5 Kilometres
                                          Nearest Ferry
                                          Lake Como = Menaggio 12km or Lugano = Porlezza
                                          71 Kilometres
                                          Nearest Train
                                          Como: San Giovanni Train Station
                                          47 Kilometres
                                          Nearest Motorway
                                          Autostrada E35
                                          0.5 Kilometres
                                          Nearest Beach
                                          Porlezza - Aquafun - Lido with 2 Pools
                                          0.5 Kilometres
                                          Nearest Barpub
                                          100 Kilometres
                                          Nearest Ski
                                          Splugen, Am Bach (Avers), Clusone (All Approx)
                                          10 Kilometres
                                          Nearest Golf
                                          Menaggio e Cadenabbia Golf Club

                                          Car: Recommended

                                          From the property the local amenities and activities of Porlezza are at your disposal, from Boutique shops, Cafes and Gelaterias to Horesriding, Kayaking and Casino nights, the town and its close location to Lugano and Lake Como make it a great location to explore from!

                                          Porlezza is just over the mountain from Menaggio on Lake Como and on the scenic route to Lugano. Porlezza is the main town at this end of the Lake and adds an Italian flavour to a well known Swiss name!

                                          Lake Lugano is surrounded by beautiful hills and mountains, the area experiences a climate close to that of the Mediterranean, the beautiful mountains, surrounding villages and towns together make Lake Lugano the perfect holiday destination. Some of the interesting mountain peaks to visit near Lake Lugano include Monte Bre and Monte San Salvatore, Monte Bre is the closest to Lugano and is about 925 meters high, the mountain stretches over the border of Switzerland and into Italy.

                                          Other Activities: Float Plane/Helicopter,Funicular Railway,Public Villas & Gardens, Canoeing/Kayaking.

                                          Golf: There are Golf clubs around Lake Como: The Cadenabbia & Menaggio Golf Club celebrating 100 years this year and 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. Tel: +39 344 321 03. Green Fees: Weekdays Euro 55, Weekends and Holidays Euro 70 Euro; Golf Cart Rental Euro 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).

                                          Ski: This beautiful lake region of Italy is not the best for skiing as you may imagine, despite its scenery, crisp air and near perfect visibility 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 resort is Madesimo toward the Splugen Pass, which is approx.

                                          1h20 Min by car


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                                          • The swimming pool at Porto Letizia complex

                                            The swimming pool at Porto Letizia complex

                                          • Porlezza Promenade

                                            Porlezza Promenade

                                          • Porlezza Town

                                            Porlezza Town

                                          • San Maurizio Church

                                            San Maurizio Church

                                          • Fishing


                                          • Villa Balbianello - Lenno

                                            Villa Balbianello - Lenno

                                          • Porto Letizia's private beach

                                            Porto Letizia's private beach

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                                          • Porlezza lakeside

                                            Porlezza lakeside

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                                          Minimum stay: 3 nights
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