Holiday Villas in the Italian Lakes

Find a perfect sunshine villa break in Italian Lakes

Elegance, charm and beauty; nowhere in Italy are these characteristics so personified as the Italian Lakes. A region of dazzling blue waters and big mountain scenery, this truly is where adventure meets romance. Each of the beautiful lakes has its own distinct character; visit Lake Como for a touch of glamour or Lake Maggiore if you’re in search of old-world sophistication. Lake Garda offers the area’s best mountain biking and watersports, while Lake Orta is the perfect retreat for those looking for a romantic hideaway.

Our luxurious lakeside villas drop you into the heart of this Italian splendour, with relaxation guaranteed. Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly villa with a child-safe pool or you’re in search of a private hideaway for two, our wide range of holiday rentals offer everything you need. For the utmost in luxury, you could stay in an old Moorish Palace with a Michelin-starred restaurant on site or feast on stunning views of Lake Como at the shore-side Grand Hotel Tremezzo.

Every property benefits from our best price guarantee, so the hard part is deciding where to stay. The fishing villages surrounding the lakes are utterly magical and our friendly customer service team is always on hand to offer inspiration. Bellagio, on Lake Como’s southern shore, is all gorgeous cobbled streets and charm, while the Riva del Garda is a lively tourist spot. On Lake Maggiore why not take a boat trip to the stunning Borromean Islands? From lemon trees to lakeside swimming, this region has something for everyone.

Italian Lakes villas

  • Villa Castelli


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  • Villa Parco

    Lonato del Garda

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  • Villa Principessa


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  • Villa Artemia

    Manerba del Garda

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  • Elsa Garden Charme & Luxury Villa

    Fontane Bianche

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  • Villa Dolcevita


    Sleeps: 10VIEW PROPERTY
  • Villa Rosalia

    Olgiate Comasco

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  • Civenna Home & Garden


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  • Residence Rossini


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Are villa holidays cheaper than hotels?

Villa holidays provide the perfect combination of affordability and comfort. Villa holidays are often much cheaper than staying in hotels, allowing you to enjoy the flexibility of self-catering accommodation without spending a fortune. You can choose from a wide selection of villas, all of which offer spacious living areas and fully-equipped kitchens. You'll have the perfect space to relax and unwind without relying on the extra charges and amenities of a hotel.

What is the difference between a villa and a hotel?

A villa and a hotel are both popular vacation lodging choices, but there are some key differences that set them apart. Villas offer more in the way of privacy and seclusion, with spacious rooms, dedicated outdoor areas, and larger kitchens allowing for relaxed in-home meals and entertainment. Moreover, villas are often located in residential areas, with access to the local community and amenities. In contrast, hotels offer a more traditional and convenient lodging experience.

When is the best time to visit the Italian Lakes?

The best time to visit the Italian Lakes is in the spring, when the air is warm and the snow is just beginning to melt, making the views even more enchanting.

Where are the best areas to stay in the Italian Lakes?

Staying in one of the Italian Lakes is the perfect way to enjoy la dolce vita. For those wanting to be close to the hubbub, atmospheric lakefront towns like Lake Como's Bellagio or Lake Garda’s Sirmione are ideal spots to explore the local culture, monuments and restaurants. For a secluded getaway, explore the gorgeous surrounding hillsides and quaint villages of Tremezzina.

How to get there

The Italian Lakes are easily accessible from the UK by flying directly to Milan, Turin or Bergamo airports. The best way to get to the Italian Lakes would be to fly to Milan or Turin, and then take an internal flight or hire a car to get there. Alternatively, you could take a Eurostar to Paris or catch a bus or train to Milan and then take a train or bus the rest of the way.


The currency in Italy is the Euro (EUR).

Time difference

The time difference between the UK and the Italian Lakes is one hour ahead.


Italian is the official language spoken in Italy.

Things to do and see in the Italian Lakes

The Italian Lakes offer a range of attractions and experiences for visitors. Whether you're looking for culture, adventure or simply relaxing in the stunning natural beauty of the area, there's something for everyone. From exploring the iconic Lake Como, to taking in the dramatic mountain panoramas of Lake Garda, the lakes cater to a range of interests. One of the most popular activities is taking a boat tour of the area, exploring the historic cities and stunning landscapes of the region.

Food and drink

The Italian Lakes offer a variety of delicious Italian food, from fish dishes to pizzas, as well as some of the finest wines in the region. There are also a range of cafes and restaurants offering authentic Italian delicacies, where visitors can relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Beaches in the Italian Lakes

The Italian Lakes provide stunning views of golden, sandy beaches that are perfect for relaxation or enjoying some fun recreational activities. Many of the beaches feature crystal clear waters, making them ideal for swimming, snorkelling, kayaking, and more. Beach-goers can also find plenty of restaurants, cafes and shops to explore for added enjoyment.

More locations in Italy

Aside from the lakeside villages of northern Italy, the country is a paradise of delicious food, gorgeous scenery and pure relaxation. Whether you’re looking for a beach break, a countryside retreat or a vibrant city stay, we have villas just waiting for your visit.