Lake Como, Italy

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Dreamy Lake Como villa rentals

At the foot of the Alps, Lake Como has been the place to go for rest, relaxation, and beautiful scenery since Roman times - and it’s easy to see why. With picture-perfect properties hugging the edges of the softly lapping lake against a backdrop of soaring mountains, Lake Como is a perfect destination for a retreat at any time of the year. Sample the incredible cuisine, wander the various charming towns nestled along the lake’s shore, or take a day trip to some of Italy’s major metropolitan cities, with Milan only a two hour drive away.

There’s something ineffable about the sheer, astounding beauty of this Italian region. And what better way to take it all in than from your own Lake Como villa? Complete with unbeatable views of the picturesque lake and reaching mountains, you can dine alfresco as the sky fades into sunset and the vibrant colors shimmer against the lake's surface, or bask in the ambience from your private pool. And with every comfort carefully considered, you’ll have every wish and want catered for with a stay in one of these exquisite vacation homes.

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Dive into our Lake Como villa rentals with pools

Imagine yourself at the edge of a pool in a grand vacation rental nestled at the foot of the Alps, overlooking the mirror-like surface of a gorgeous lake. Recline poolside with a good book and glass of wine, looking out at the sublime mountains in the north of Italy. Tempting cuisine and Renaissance architecture await you in the city of Como - that is, of course, if you can bring yourself to leave the cool, refreshing waters of your private pool.

From the water’s edge to the finely furnished bedrooms, feel wrapped in luxury in our Lake Como villa rentals with pools.

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Lakefront villas in Lake Como

As one of Italy's most luxurious and iconic places, Lake Como is a rather special destination for a vacation. For those looking for the ultimate Como experience, a stay in one of our lakefront villas can't be beaten.

These beautiful homes offer exquisite Italian elegance, mere steps from the serene waters of the lake. You can bask in incredible views of Lake Como and the mountains that cradle it, all while unwinding in the sophisticated luxury of a traditional Italian villa.

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Where is Lake Como?

The breath-taking destination of Lake Como is nestled in the mountains to the North of Italy. The mountains where the lake resides, separates Italy from Switzerland. It is also located within easy driving distance of the vibrant, metropolitan city of Milan, and the ever-so-romantic city of Verona. 

What region is Lake Como in?

Lake Como resides in the Lombardy region of northern Italy. It shares the region with the popular city-trip destination of Milan, and the awe-inspiring Bergamo, which is located within the alpine area of the region.

What airport is closest to Lake Como, Italy?

The closest airport to Lake Como is in Milan; the Milan Malpensa International Airport. From here, it is a very quick and easy drive North to your accommodation in Lake Como, which will take anywhere between an hour and three hours, depending where along the lake you are staying. 

Can you swim in Lake Como?

Yes! Despite being a lake, Lake Como offers plenty of public beaches with sandy stretches, and beautiful sparkling water that is ripe for toe-dipping and swimming alike. The water is clean, and the atmosphere provided by the surrounding mountains is simply breath-taking. Some parts of the lake are not easily accessible, but simply head to one of the areas designated for swimming activities and you are sure to have a fantastic time. 

Are there sharks in Lake Como?

Although there are some very large species of fish that make Lake Como their home, of which will certainly surprise you if you happen to run into one, there are absolutely no sharks in Lake Como, and as a general rule, the fish will keep away from you. 

Is Lake Como freshwater?

Yes, Lake Como is freshwater as it is a glacial lake; this means that the water originates from glaciers, for example, when a glacier melts and fills the depression originally made by the glacier.

Does it snow in Lake Como?

Yes, in the winter months it is not unusual for Lake Como to receive a healthy blanket of snow; in fact it is expected. Being in a mountainous region, Lake Como becomes a sparkling winter wonderland, with snow-capped peaks rising in the distance everywhere you look, with the cool pastel-blues of winter shimmering on the cold lake’s surface. With it’s quaint villages and picturesque architecture, Lake Como becomes even more charming in the winter season. 

What is the best town in Lake Como?

All of the towns located on the banks of Lake Como offer unique charm and personality, which means no visit will be the same. The most popular towns along Lake Como that tourists are most likely to frequent, are the destinations of Como to the South, Bellagio which sits at the apex where Lake Como splits into two, and Menaggio which is located on the West side of the lake.

Is Lake Como worth visiting?

Absolutely. Lake Como is one of the most popular destinations in Northern Italy for those who want to experience an authentic slice of the Italian countryside, removed from the bustle of the bigger, metropolitan cities. A top destination for those seeking stunning scenery, water sports, luxurious accommodation, and romantic occasions alike, Lake Como is a year-round destination that offers charm, fun, and incredible memories no matter the season. 

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