Castello del Sole Beach Resort & SPA Ascona

The 5-star Castello del Sole Resort, Ascona, lies nestled in the lush surrounds of Lake Maggiore, offering guests unparalleled relaxation. Situated directly on the lake with its own apple, pear, and nut tree orchards, vineyard, farm, and kitchen garden, this resort is the epitome of sustainable luxury.

The property enchantingly blends historic charm and modern opulence. Its exquisite traditional, villa-style architecture and meticulously landscaped gardens radiate natural beauty and tranquility. Guests are invited to explore the sprawling estate, which spans over 140 hectares, featuring manicured lawns, flower gardens, a bird sanctuary, a private beach, tennis courts, and more — an ideal escape from the hustle of everyday life.

The Castello features lavish accommodations, ranging from beautifully appointed single and double rooms to luxurious junior and master suites. Each space is meticulously arranged and decorated to offer both comfort and style. Whether overlooking the serene lake or the enchanting gardens, every room promises breathtaking views from either a private balcony, terrace, or loggia.

Castello del Sole Resort takes pride in creating exceptional dining experiences. At Locanda Barbarossa (18 points GaultMillau and 1 Michelin star), guests can enjoy light Mediterranean fare with a classic French twist. Or, dine a la carte or buffet-style at Tre Stagioni or lakeside at Ristorante Al Parco or La Spiaggia snack bar. Terreni alla Maggiathe resort’s own Garden of Eden, proudly supplies the produce, as well as various sustainable products available for purchase, ensuring an authentic and sustainable farm-to-table fine dining experience.

For those seeking the ultimate relaxation, the resort’s 2,500-square-meter spa facilities are a haven of serenity. The spa facilities include heated indoor/outdoor and exercise swimming pools, a sauna, a gym, Solarium, a steam bath, hairdressers, a Kneipp trail, and more. Indulge in a range of therapeutic treatments here, inspired by the nearby vineyards and internationally acclaimed traditional techniques, featuring pure products from TEAM DR JOSEPH and Valmont.

Guests can also explore the nearby mountains featuring 1,400 kilometers of hiking trails. Or enjoy the lake aboard the resort’s private Frauscher 1017 Lido motor boat.

Photos Mariya Melnyk 

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