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Porto Letizia Villa Giardino 3 ~ Family fun for all, in Porlezza holiday village

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Space 3,229 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

A 3 Bedroom apartment to sleep 8 in fantastic holiday village with private beach

We have a choice of 2, three bedroom apartments (ID 176) perfect for a group of friends or a large family. A superb ground floor 300 sq.m. apartment with it's own surrounding private garden. Enjoy the verdent green mountains and the blue waters of Lake Lugano from the garden and grounds of this popular holiday residence.

They both have an open plan living, dining and kitchen area with Satellite TV for your entertainment. The kitchen is perfect for a great self catering holiday stay. Each one enjoys lake and mountain views and a large private garden area, perfect for 'al fresco' dining or sunbathing. There are two double beds, bunk beds and a sofa bed in 'Dalia 1' and in the second apartment, 'Iris 2', there are three double beds and a sofabed. (All double beds can be twinned).

The residence enjoys a wide range of facilities, such as a private beach, large outdoor swimming pool, sun-beds, attractive park grounds, a cycle path winding through the whole complex, mini-golf fields, a children's play area, main reception, on-site hairdresser, Italian restaurant, internet cafe and bar, conference rooms, on-site parking, laundry room, linen hire as well as tennis and cycle hire, all very close by.

The town centre of Porlezza is within close proximity and the local supermarket conveniently close by. There is also a good selection of local Italian restaurants to sample and then you can end the evening, walking along the beautiful lakeside boulevard.

Porlezza is just 12 km, over the mountain pass from Menaggio on Lake Como and is on the scenic route to the town of Swiss town Lugano. Porlezza is the principle town at this Southern end of the Lake in Italy and adds an Italian flavour to a well known Swiss name!

Just above Porlezza is the village of Carlazzo which is close to the nature reserve surrounding "Lake Piano" and which has a rich and ancient history. With a castle of its own and medieval fortifications, this village was once well protected. As with most towns and villages around the lakes, they have a heritage steeped in religion. Churches and monuments abound and this region is no different. The Church of St. Giorgio in nearby Gottro, is well worth a visit just to see the Romanesque Bell Tower. Other churches to visit include St. Stefano which houses a famous organ made by the Serassi family in 1858. Serassi is one of the most famous families of organ builders in Italy and Europe and have been organ building art for six generations from 1720 to 1895 - their name is synonymous with quality, music, Lombardy and Porlezza!

Visit the small village of Castello, close to Loggio and Porlezza. Built on a rocky spur, it has a fascinating maze of stone houses, narrow streets and small flowering balconies everywhere you look - there is also a great view of the surrounding area and Lake Lugano to enjoy.

Take a boat trip around the lake and get a series of different perspectives from the upper deck of the romantic steamer boat which stops at the pretty towns like the idyllic Morcote and Gandria.

Hike the ridge trail from Monte Lema to Monte Tamaro. There is such a range of activities and pursuits, such as the Alpine Coaster Bob, on and around Monte Tamara - a must for all you adventure lovers! Website: http://www.montetamaro.ch

PLEASE NOTE: The interior photographs shown here are one example of several apartments in this category and we would like to advise that furnishings will obviously vary between them all.

More Details

Owner
Happy Holiday Homes
Speaks English, French, German, Italian, Dutch
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
6 June, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Italian:

Vi invio alcune foto scattate sul lago di Lugano dove ho soggiornato.

La vacanza è stata molto bella, la villa molto accogliente e completa di ogni comfort.

Il personale del residence è sempre stato molto cordiale e disponibile.

Penso che ritornerò l'anno prossimo se i vari impegni me lo permetteranno.



English:

I send you some photos taken at Lake Lugano, where I stayed.

The holiday was very nice, very comfortable villa, complete with every comfort.

The staff of the residence has always been very friendly and helpful.

I think I will return next year if the various commitments allow me.
Dec 2011
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Porlezza, Italy

Property Type:
  • apartment
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3229 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • resort
  • town
  • waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Holiday Complex
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • Spacious family bathroom with Shower, Wash Basin, WC and bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
  • There are two double beds, bunk beds and a sofa bed in 'Dalia 1' and in the second apartment, 'Iris 2', there are three double beds and a sofa bed. (All double beds can be twinned).
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Garden
  • Tennis
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
The residence enjoys a wide range of facilities, such as a private beach, large outdoor swimming pool, sun-beds, attractive park grounds, a cycle path winding through the whole complex, mini-golf fields, a children's play area, main reception, on-site hairdresser, Italian restaurant, internet cafe and bar, conference rooms, on-site parking, laundry room, linen hire as well as tennis and cycle hire, all very close by.

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Prices & Availability

Notes

  • Short Breaks:
    2 night break - 50% off weekly tariff / 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.

    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.

    High Season Check-in Day:
    In the high season months of July & August, arrival & departure days are on Saturdays only.

    Service Charges:
    Each Porto Letizia property requires a compulsory final cleaning charge to be paid locally on departure. This final cleaning charge is dependent on the property type and it varies as follows:
    Additional Service Charge: €85 (7 days & less) & €85 (7 days plus).

    Studio Apt: EU60
    1 Bedroom Apt: EU70
    2 Bedroom Apt: EU85
    3 Bedroom Apt. or Villa: EU100
  • Service Charges Continued:
    On arrival you can hire a baby-cot for EU20, a highchair for EU15 and an extra bed for EU85. If you bring a dog with you then this will cost an additional EU30. All these charges are not dependent on the length of your stay and are a one off payment, they are not included in the above mentioned rental prices.

    Linen and towels are a compulsory charge of EU10 per person.

    There is also an additional compulsory fee of EU4 per adult per night & EU2 per child (upto 16 years of age) per night when staying in Porto Letizia. This is inclusive of gas, electricity and water. Air-conditioning is also included between July and August in Palazzo apartments only. It also includes free on-site parking, concierge service, 24hr reception, swimming pool usage, beachside sun loungers (subject to availability), ping pong, on-site children’s entertainment between 15th June – 15th Sept.
  • Service Charges Continued:
    Cooking lessons, wine lessons, hiking excursions, 10% off boat hire, 10% off nearby tennis court, grocery delivery service by the local supermarket, Lido-beach entrance between 1st June - 30th September and much more (enquire on-site for details).

    Starting from the 1st April until the end of September there is a local council tourist tax to be paid of EU1.50 per person per night for all persons above 14 years of age for a maximum of 10 days.

    You will be asked to leave a EU300 deposit at the reception to cover accidental damages. If you accept the damage waiver at the time of booking you will not be asked for this deposit.

    Internet is available for the majority of the complex at a 24 hours cost of EU10, a weekly cost of EU35 and a two weekly cost of EU55.
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