Discover a selection of 71 vacation rentals in Lugano, CH that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and WiFi. Prices start at $37 per night, and houses and villas are popular options for a stay in Lugano. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
Top rated rentals — Lugano
Destination guide

The charming city of Lugano awaits you

Enjoy the museums and other features of Lugano. Well-liked for its shopping, lake and restaurants, this city is both romantic and walkable. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Things to do

Activities and attractions in Lugano

Are you searching for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your vacation home and check out everything that Lugano has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Swissminiatur (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
  • Splash and Spa (8.5 mi / 13.7 km)
  • Menaggio and Cadenabbia Golf Club (12.9 mi / 20.7 km)
  • Fondazione Monte Verita (14 mi / 22.5 km)
  • Como-Brunate Funicular (14.3 mi / 23.1 km)
  • Varese Golf Club (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Lugano

Whether you're looking for fun outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, Lugano is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most enchanting features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Lugano (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Parco Ciani (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Lungolago (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • MASILugano Museum of Art of Italian Switzerland (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Mount Brè (1.7 mi / 2.7 km)
  • Monte San Salvatore (1.9 mi / 3 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Lugano

Fly into Lugano (LUG-Agno), the closest airport, located 2.1 mi (3.4 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you can also fly into Milan Malpensa Airport (MXP), which is 28.4 mi (45.7 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, make your way to Lugano (QDL-Lugano Rail Station) or Lugano Station and explore the city from there. You might consider catching a ride on the metro at Lugano Funicular Station for ease of access to the rest of the city.

What are the top vacation rentals in or near Lugano?

Whatever vacation experience you're seeking, you'll find a rental property in or around Lugano that's right up your alley. Why not try these on for size?:

  • Around 0.1 miles from the center of Lugano, you'll want to keep coming back to "Mansarda Gargantini, Lugano, Switzerland". It has 1 bedroom and a range of conveniences like a dishwasher and a hair dryer.
  • Another top choice is "Love Of Lugano, Lugano, Switzerland", which is around 0.1 miles from Lugano. Offering 1 bedroom, a dishwasher and an oven, it has everything you need to make your stay comfortable.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page to find the perfect Lugano vacation rental for you.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in or near Lugano?

Your Monday to Friday will be much easier to endure if you've got something epic set up for the weekend. Give yourself something fun to look forward to by locking in one of these top weekend getaways in or near Lugano:

  • Located around 0.1 miles to the southwest of Lugano, "Lugano Motta, Lugano, Switzerland" has all you need for a quick weekend break, including a hair dryer and a balcony. When it's time to explore, there are plenty of outdoor attractions to visit like Golf Club and Parco delle Camelie.
  • "Second Home, Lugano, Switzerland" is also ideal for a whirlwind getaway. Located about 1 mile to the northwest of Lugano, this vacation rental comes with amenities like a microwave oven and towels. Via Gottardo and Monte San Salvatore should be on your to-do list if you stay here.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in and around Lugano?

Generally small, less expensive and well located, it's not difficult to succumb to the charms of a studio apartment. Escape to one of these vacation rentals and get acquainted with Lugano up close:

  • Make "Mansarda Gargantini, Lugano, Switzerland" your home for a week or more. This wonderful vacation rental features amenities including a hair dryer and a stovetop.
  • "Love Of Lugano, Lugano, Switzerland" is another good option. Make yourself at home and take advantage of a hair dryer, a kitchen and more.

With the moolah you save on your studio apartment, you'll be able to discover even more of Lugano. Cultural sights like Cantonal Art Museum and LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura will help you understand the personality of this destination.

Can I find short term rentals in or near Lugano?

Whether you're searching for a cozy apartment for you and a friend or a house big enough for the whole family, short-term rentals are easy to find in and around Lugano. These properties make a comfortable base for a whirlwind visit:

  • If you can only spare a night or two, "Piccola Grecia 6, Lugano, Switzerland" is a terrific choice. It's not too far from the center of Lugano, so you'll have easy access to all the best sights.
  • Alternatively, book a few nights at "Elegant Lakeview Panorama Penthouse". This centrally located property makes exploring the sights easy.

What are the best houses for rent with a pool in or near Lugano?

Of all the conveniences a vacation rental can have, a pool promises the most fun. Check out these houses for rent with a pool in or near Lugano and spend your time splashing around. Just remember to bring your inflatable doughnut:

  • Say hello to "Holiday House Bidogno For 5 - 6 Persons With 3 Bedrooms", where your top priority will be hanging out by the pool. Amenities including a fridge and nearby whale-watching activities help make this retreat a guest favorite.
  • "Large Green View Apartment" House With Balcony Near The Verzasca Valley" is the kind of place you go to leave the everyday behind and make the most of your surroundings, starting with its pool. Nearby ecotour services and beach sun loungers are also on hand to make your visit as comfy as possible.

Curious what the weather is like in Lugano? It has a subarctic climate, with average summertime temperatures ranging from 50 ºF to 80 ºF. If you're chasing more inspiration on places to stay in this exciting destination, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to scroll through our entire range of Lugano vacation rentals.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in or near Lugano?

Every family catch-up should be memorable. Whether you're organizing some time away with the kids or a long-overdue family reunion, our large family vacation rentals in or near Lugano offer a comfy home away from home with ample space for everyone:

  • Get your nearest and dearest under the same roof at "Stunning Private Villa For 8 People With Wifi", which has 3 bedrooms sleeping up to 8 guests. This retreat is around 5 miles to the south of Lugano and features amenities such as a TV and a dishwasher.
  • Another great choice is "Beautiful Private Villa For 8 Guests With Wifi". This property is 6 miles south of Lugano and features a DVD player, a TV and more. With 3 bedrooms accommodating up to 8 people, don't worry about leaving anyone off your invitation list.

If you'd like to do some sightseeing, there are loads of family-friendly attractions nearby to put on your to-do list. Swissminiatur, Alprose Chocolate Factory and Funicolare Monte Brè - Cassarate Station are great places to start.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in or near Lugano?

Nothing says "glamorous getaway" like your own indoor pool. Pack your favorite swimwear and enjoy a dip in the comfort and privacy of one of these large vacation homes in or near Lugano:

  • Invite your closest friends over for a refreshing swim at "Walk To The Beach, Spacious 3 Bedroom Penthouse With Two Lanais". This rental has space to spare, with 4 bedrooms sleeping up to 8 people. A water park and mountain views are other things to love about this place.
  • Besides its impressive indoor pool, "Holiday House Corzoneso For 6 - 8 Persons With 3 Bedrooms" comes with a garden and a nearby waterfront. It has 3 bedrooms that can accommodate up to 8 guests, so you can bring all your buddies along.

For even more options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Lugano vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

Are there one-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Lugano?

Romantic retreats, business trips or solo adventures — a single-bedroom vacation property works for all sorts of occasions. One of these options in or near Lugano is sure to fit the bill:

  • It's true! Good things come in small packages, and "Mansarda Gargantini, Lugano, Switzerland" is a fabulous example of this. This one-bedroom property can be found close to the central streets and offers amenities like a kitchen and an oven.
  • Also within easy reach of the center of Lugano, "Love Of Lugano, Lugano, Switzerland" is another popular one-bedroom option. After a big day of seeing the sights, come home and enjoy a water view and a kitchen.

Can I find two-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Lugano?

Absolutely. From modern apartments to cozy cabin retreats, Vrbo offers a selection of rental places. Families or small groups will like these two-bedroom options in or near Lugano:

  • Leading our list is "Lugano Motta, Lugano, Switzerland". This two-bedroom beauty provides handy amenities like a water view and a kitchen. Visit Lugano's excellent attractions from this homely base.
  • "Second Home, Lugano, Switzerland" is another lovely two-bedroom rental in the Lugano area. It offers convenient amenities like a kitchen and an oven.

What are the best three-bedroom vacation rentals in or near Lugano?

If you need some extra room for the kids (or your tagalong pal), a three-bedroom vacation rental will be just the thing. Vrbo can help you find all the best options in or near Lugano, starting with these:

  • It won't take you long to figure out why "La Maison Du Bonheur, Aldesago - Lugano" is a top choice for many travelers. This spacious retreat comes with a kitchen and a water view and makes vacationing with family and friends a piece of cake.
  • Another enticing three-bedroom rental is "Terrace On The Lake, Private Garage". Take advantage of a water park and mountain views while spending treasured time with your loved ones.